Naturopathy Career, Jobs and Employment after 12th Class

Career scope in Naturopathy

Naturopathy is a refreshing process and a cost-effective treatment modality, which tries to find out the very root cause of diseases by restoring harmony among various components of Naturopathy lifestyle- physical, social, emotional, spiritual, mental, and psychological. Nature Cure, being a drugless therapy is safe and enhances the sustainable and functional ability of the body. Since it is cost-effective and without any side effects, a large number of people have opted for nature cure therapies like massage, sunbath, hydrotherapy, mud therapy, diet therapy, etc. There is a great opportunity for jobs in the naturopathy field.
The deserving candidate can get employment in teaching, management, hospital, health resorts, spa center, big five-star hotel, etc.  The job option is also opened in the government sector. The candidate after completing BNYS course or higher degree can get employed in the government sector like Ministry of Health, Govt. of India, Ministry of AYUSH, research council like Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN), national institute i.e. National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), etc.

Naturopathy course details and eligibility

A number of public and private colleges and institutes in India are offering a Naturopathy course: Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS). The eligibility to have enrolled in BNYS is that one should pass 12th standard with subjects’ physics, chemistry, and biology from a recognized college or university with 50% of the aggregate marks. The minimum age for joining the course is 17 years. After successfully completing the BNYS, one can pursue higher studies in M. Phil and Ph. D.

Jobs in naturopathy

Naturopathy is one of the effective therapies of the traditional system of medicine which has the power in the management and control of chronic diseases viz, Arthritis, Diabetes, Obesity, Asthma, Hypertension, Renal disorders, Skin diseases, Cancer, Migraine, etc. Post liberalization, privatization, and globalization have greatly triggered lifestyle-related disorders. Naturopathy, the rejuvenating treatment modality has enough to say in this direction. The BNYS doctors and naturopaths can contribute a lot to these health-related problems. There is no such dearth of jobs for qualified as well as experienced naturopaths as there is a huge demand for such doctors and therapists in the developed and developing countries of the world. UAE is one of the hot spots to absorb the naturopathy degree holder with handsome remuneration.

Career options in naturopathy

The naturopathy professional can opt for different fields as per their choice, interest, expertise, and knowledge. Some of the important broad disciplines where the naturopathy doctors can consume themselves.

  • Academic
  • Research
  • Management & Administration
  • Hospital and Healthcare Administration
  • Health Supervisor
  • Naturopathy Consultation as an instructor, expert, specialist, etc.

Government jobs in naturopathy

The naturopathy degree holders should take naturopathy employment on a positive note. They have better employment opportunities abroad. The job outlook as a naturopathy physician, therapist, and naturopath are encouraging both nationally and internationally. Both the government and private sectors offer good placement for a deserving naturopathic doctor.  The center and the state governments are hiring such professionals for their various organizations. The governments have the following officers in their research centers’, national institutes, hospitals, dispensaries for the health care department, and other activities.

  • Director
  • Deputy Director
  • Programme Officer
  • Assistant Director
  • Research Officer
  • Assistant Research Officer
  • Naturopathy physician
  • Naturopathy Consultant
  • Publication Officer (naturopathy)
  • Naturopathy Experts
  • Therapist
  • Trainer
  • Naturopaths
  • In the teaching filed, one can be absorbed as their qualification as well as professional experiences

Teaching jobs in naturopathy

  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Teacher

Naturopathy employment

Many job options are available for naturopathy doctors both in India and abroad. Many countries across the globe are hiring naturopathy physicians. Since the field is in the inception stage, it has great potential in the days to come; therefore, a large number of students are opting for Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS) after 12th standard. The field offers lucrative options in teaching if somebody pursues higher education in naturopathy and Yoga i.e. MA, M.Sc., M. Phil and Ph. D. The Union as well as the State governments’ research centers, institutes, colleges, universities, health centers, etc., have a lucrative employment opportunity for the naturopathy professionals. BNYS doctors and who have higher degrees are recruited in the government sector as Director, Deputy Director, Programme Officer, Assistant Director, Research Officer, Assistant Research Officer, Consultant, naturopathy expert, etc. The various recruiting agencies and organizations are Centre Research Centres i.e. CCRYN, National Institutes i.e. MDNIY, NIN, State Research Centres, Government Hospitals, Dispensaries, Yoga & Naturopathy hospitals, Teaching faculty in Yoga and Naturopathy colleges/institutes, health resorts, spas, etc.

Naturopathy doctors’ salary

The remuneration in naturopathy physicians in the initial stage ranges between Rs. 20, 000- Rs. 40, 000 depends upon expertise and experiences. For the knowledgeable candidate, salary may touch up to Rs. 1 lakh per month in the private sector, especially in the spas, resorts, and big five star hotels. The naturopathy physicians have good job opportunities in the international arena too, especially in the Gulf region and the Middle East. More or less all the countries of the world are hiring BNYS doctors due to the effectiveness of naturopathy in the health care sector. The government is also recruiting BNYS doctors and specialists who are having an MA or Ph.D. degree under the pay scale of Rs. 15, 600-39, 100 with grade pay of Rs, 5400. Naturopathy has in-depth job potential and big earning opportunity if one starts one’s own center or Health resorts.

List of top naturopathy colleges in India

  1. Govt. Naturopathic Medical College, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
  2. Narayana Yoga & Naturopathy Medical College, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
  3. Devs Yoga & Naturopathy Medical College,  Rangareddy district, Andhra Pradesh
  4. Mahavir College of Naturopathy & Yoga, Durg, Chhattisgarh
  5. Morarji Desai Institute of Naturopathy & Yoga, Vadodara, Gujarat
  6. S.D.M. College of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Ujire  (D.K.), Karnataka
  7. Alvas College of Naturopathy & Yoga, Moodbidri (DK),  Karnataka
  8. Govt. Nature Cure & Yoga College, PKTR Hospital,  Mysore, Karnataka
  9. SVYASA College of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka
  10. Sant Hirdaram Medical College of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  11. Sanchi Naturopathy College, Barla (Sanchi), Raisen, Madhya Pradesh
  12. JSS Institute of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  13. Sivaraj Naturopathy and Yoga Medical College, Salem Tamil Nadu
  14. Govt. Naturopathy & Yoga Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  15. R. K. Medical College of Naturopathy & Yoga, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
  16. S.V.S. Medical College of Yoga & Naturopathy and Research Institute, Villupuram, Tamil Nadu
  17. Maharishi Aurobindo Subharti College of Naturopathy & Yoga Science, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

36 thoughts on “Naturopathy Career, Jobs and Employment after 12th Class”

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    • Helo I want to know that I have done master s in MBA biut still there is any SCOpe to do naturopathy degree ??? Kindly give a suggestion.. Soon.

  2. Hello my name is Swati Sharma..Need more information or guidence about the Naturopathy Courses..I had done NDDY which is diploma in naturopathy..Please guid me what to do next..and m searching job or training in this field.. Please guide me

  3. Hello sir,I am going to learn one year diploma in yoga and naturopathy.I very much excited and self interested in that field.but my profession is totally different from that field.I want to know the various job opportunities in that field.I choose it because of my interest.

  4. Hello sir, I am shilpa I have completed diploma in yoga and naturopathy and I searching for job in this field so plz help me
    Thank you

  5. Hi i am shweta . I have doen CCYN which means certificate course in yoga and naturopathy and also ND course. After completing 12th in science . Plz suggest me some jobs.

    • Hi,

      You can apply:

      1. Sujok Academy of India, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
      2. Acupressure Health Mart (ACM), New Delhi
      3. Acupressure Health Mart, Kolkata (West Bengal)
      4. Academy for Acupressure and Acupuncture, Bangalore (Karnataka)

    • You can contact Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy or National Institute of Naturopathy.

    • You can contact Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga or Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy or National Institute of Naturopathy.

  6. I am from Nepal and how can i get scholar in this sector. I have get MGSS(2018/19) from Indian Embassy. I am very poor to collect huge amount of money for study so that I want scholar from the Indian Government for study in India. That’s all.

  7. Hello sir I completed D.N.Y.S from Akhil Bharatiya prakritik chikitsa Parishad . Iam looking for an opportunity plz let me know .

    • If you have age, you can for BNYS degree. As far as job is concerned, you can contact central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy, Ministry of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, etc.


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