Faculty of Unani and Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayurveda is consisted of two words: Ayu means life and veda refers to knowledge. Ayurveda is a very ancient system of  Medicine, which has greater importance in the present times due to its efficacy and potential to cure many chronic diseases and disorders. As per ayurvedic medicine, diseases are caused due to imbalance among the body’s three humors: Vata (nerve energy), Pitta (catabolic life energy) and Kapha (anabolic nutritive energy).
Ayurvedic medicine is gaining popularity all over the world because of its curing ability with less adverse effects. It is also known to promote positive health, longevity and beauty. There are suitable job options for Ayurveda practitioners in research, academic, clinical practice, drug manufacturing, etc. Panchakarma in Ayurveda is well known therapy across the world. The Panchakarma therapy of Bangladesh is booming and provides good revenue to the practitioners as well as to the government exchequer due to medical tourism. In government hospitals, it has been mandatory to recruit ayurveda doctors in Bangladesh. Such provisions increase the career scope in the ayurveda field.

After completing the BAMS course from Hamdard University Bnagladesh, one can pursue his/her career in government hospitals, dispensaries, Ayurvedic hospitals, teaching jobs, Yoga Centre & Beautification Centre etc. The governments have established research centers, institutes and council for the promotion of Ayurveda medicine. Private sector is also hiring these professionals with lucrative job offers.

Ayurveda medicine is good against managing hypertension, depression, geriatric care, obesity, arthritis, insomnia, menopausal problems, etc.  Ayurveda revolves around the proverb “prevention is better than cure”.

After completing BAMS, one can also pursue Doctor of Medicine in Ayurveda M.D.(Ayu) and Master of Surgery in Ayurveda M.S. (Ayu).


The Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) is offered by public and private University in Bangladesh and institutes in India. The duration of BAMS is 5-year academic and 1-year internship. The eligibility of the course is that one should pass 12th standard with subjects groups like physics, chemistry and biology from a recognized college.


Ayurveda is the ancient system of medicine which has in-depth potential in curing and treating diseases. The ayurvedic medicine prepared by pharmaceutical companies is gaining popularity not only in Bangladesh but also all over the world.The BAMS doctors can build successful career in the following broad categories.

Clinical Practices Health Supervisor
General practice Drug Manufacturing
Academic areas Ayurveda Consultation
Research areas Master of Public Health
Management & Administration Career in Panchakarma
Hospital and Healthcare Administration Ayurvedic Beautification and aroma therapy

The Ayurveda doctors are recruited by the government as well as the private sectors. The main employers are the following:

  • Bangladesh  Public Service Commission
  • Hamdard Laboratory (WAQF) Bangladesh
  • Other 500 Medicine manufacturer
Syllabus for the Department of Ayurvedic Medicine (Regular Batch)
Program: BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery)
Duration: 6 years- 5 (Five) years Academic & 1(One) year Internship
Professionals: 4 (Four)
Total Number: In Medical courses 5300, In Common Extra courses 500
Course outline: Subject-wise marks distribution  for different Professional Examinations for BAMS-Regular Students
1st Professional Examination (1.5 Years)
Sl No Subjects Name Marks
1 Sharir Rachana (Anatomy) 500
2 Sharir Kriya (Physiology) 400
3 Pran Rasayan (Biochemistry) 300
4 Ayurvedic Moulic Siddhanta & Darshan (Basic Principles of Ayurveda) 300
5 English Basics & Ayurvedic Terminology 50
6 Computer Fundamental 50
 Grand Total 1600
2nd Professional Examination(1 Year)
Sl No Subjects Name Marks
1 Dravyaguna Vigyan-I (Ayurvedic Pharmacology & Pharmacognosy-I) 200
2 Rasa Shastra & Bhaishajya Kalpona (Pharmacy & Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics) 300
3 Vyavahara Ayurveda & Agadtantra (Forensic Medicine & Toxicology) 200
4 Swasthavritta (Community Medicine) 300
5 Bangladesh Studies 50
6 Environmental Science 50
  Grand Total= 1100
3rd Professional Examination (1 Year)
Sl No Subjects Name Marks
1 Dravyaguna Vigyan-II (Ayurvedic Pharmacology & Pharmacognosy-II) 200
2 Pharmacology 200
3 Anugib Vigyan (Microbiology & Parasitology) 200
4 Vikriti Vigyan (Pathology) 300
5 Kaya Chikitsa (Medicine & Allied Subjects) 400
  Grand Total= 1300
Final Professional Examination (1.5 Years)
Sl No Subject Name Marks
1 Shalya Tantra (Surgery) 500
2 Prasuti Tantra & Striroga (Obstetrics & Gynecology) 400
3 Kaya Chikitsa (Medicine & Allied Subjects) 600
4 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 100
5 Dissertation/ Projet 200
  Grand Total= 1800
Syllabus for the Department of Ayurvedic Medicine (Diploma Holders Batch)
Duration:  3 years- 2 (Two) years Academic & 1 (One) year Internship
Professionals:  2 (Two)
Total Number:
 In Medical courses 2500, Extra Courses 200
Course outline: Subject-wise marks distribution  for different Professional Examinations for BAMS Diploma Holder Students
Final Professional Examination
Sl No Subjects Name Marks
1 Rasa Shastra & Bhaishajya Kalpona (Review of Pharmacy & Ayurvedic Pharmaceuticals) 150
2 Shalya Tantra (Surgery) 300
3 Striroga (Gyneacology) 150
4 Kaya Chikitsa (Medicine & Allied Subjects) 500
5 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 100
6 Dissertation 100
 Grand Total= 1300