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Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.)

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) is a medical degree in India, this degree is for those who have studied the integrated system of modern medicine and traditional Ayurveda.BAMS degree is of five and half years , it includes 1 year internship. Exams take place after every professional/ 18 months once or one and half year

BAMS degree holder can practice anywhere in India. The curriculum includes studying and teaching of modern anatomy, physiology, principles of medicine, preventive and social medicine, pharmacology, toxicology, forensic medicine, ENT, Ophthalmology, principles of surgery, etc.


10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology. Selection based on clearing the All India Entrance Examination for MBBS,

Top 10 colleges in india for Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) course:

  1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi
  2. Christian Medical College, Vellore
  3. Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  4. JIPMER, Pondicherry
  5. Kasturba Medical College Chennai
  6. Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
  7. Maulana Azad Medical College,Delhi
  8. Grant Medical College, Byculla, Mumbai-8
  9. St John’s Medical College, Bangalore
  10. Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

BOT (Bachelor of Occupational Therapy)

BOT is a graduate degree in occupational therapy which is offered by various medical institutes. BOT program prepares professional therapists who help people with mental or physical disabilities in achieving maximum functioning and independence at home and at the workplace. People affected by physical or mental injury, illness by aging process,needs to develop special skills for performing normal acts so they can sustain themselves without being a burden on family or society. The treatment is normally given in consultation with physicians, physical therapists and rehabilitation workers involved in patient care. Occupational therapists are also involved in technological project works in designing new equipments for treatment and standardizing existing therapeutic systems besides being educators and trainers.

Age 17 years on the 1st October of the year of admission. 10+2/ICSE/Intermediate with Physics, Chemistry,Biology and English or any equivalent exam. Students taking qualifying exams are eligible subject to attaining 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Top  Institutes for Bachelor of  Occupational Therapy in India:

  • National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped, Kolkata
  • India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai
  • NIRTAR, Cuttack
  • Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Institute for Physically Handicapped, Delhi
  • Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Karnataka
  • Seth GS and KEM Hospital, Mumbai
  • TNM medical College & BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Govt. Medical College, Nagpur
  • KMCH College of Occupational Therapy, Coimbatore
  • Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Occupational Therapy, Navi Mumbai
  • Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Occupational Therapy, Kolhapur
  • School Of Occupational Therapy, Faculty Of allied health science, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi
  • L.T. Medical College, Mumbai
  • Jaipur Occupational Therapy College & Hospital, Jaipur
  • Santosh Medical College, Ghaziabad
  • Indore Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Ahmedabad Institute of Medical Sciences
  • SRM College of Occupational Therapy, Tamil Nadu
  • Nims University, Shobha Nagar, Jaipur-303121


B.Sc nursing (Bachelor of science nursing)

B.Sc Nursing (Bachelor of science nursing) is 4 year professional course. Indian Nursing Council manage this degree.

There are mainly two Bachelor programs for Nursing in India

  1. Basic B.Sc (4 years)
  2. Post Basic B.Sc (2-3 year)

B.Sc Nursing is available as a distance course also.

Higher Secondary (10+2) with Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Admissions through Entrance Examinations

Admission Procedure for B.Sc Nursing:

Admission process is based on entrance exam. There are 2 entrance exams, one which is held on yearly basis for various programs in medical profession and another that is exclusively conducted for Nursing.

The students get the admission form from the respective body and can select the interested field. According to the score in the entrance exam the colleges are allotted and the students are called for the admission process.

Very Large number of Job opportunities in India and Foreign countries as Nurses. B.Sc Nurses have very high demand in Foreign countries like Ireland, U.k, USA, Australia, Gulf Countries, Europe, etc.

B.Sc Nursing Entrance exams in India

AFMC Entrance Exam
AIIMS Entrance Exam
Annamalai University AIMEE
BHU GNM Entrance Test
CMC Vellore Entrance Exam
Dr DY Patil University AIET
JIPMER Entrance Exam
MP PMT Entrance Exam
Pondicherry CENTAC JET

Top 10 B.Sc Nursing  Colleges in India

  1.     Apollo College of Nursing Chennai
  2.     Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Nursing
  3.     Bombay Nurses Training Institute
  4.     Dr.Ram Manohar School Nursing Diploma College
  5.     J.M.J. College of Nursing, Hyderabad
  6.     Jamia Hamdard School Nursing Diploma College
  7.     JD School Nursing Diploma College
  8.     Lakshmi Bai Batra College of Nursing
  9.     Manipal School Nursing Diploma College
  10.     Oxford School Nursing Diploma College

MBBS in India

MBBS is Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

The degrees are the British equivalent of the American M.D. The basic or degree level qualification for a medical profession is MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine And Bachelor of Surgery) which is of 5 1/2 years duration (including 1 year internship).

Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae (MBBChir, MBChB, BMBS, MBBS or variations thereof) are the two degrees awarded after a course in medicine and surgery at a university in the United Kingdom and other places following the British tradition, such as Australian, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, Jamaican, South African, Pakistan and Indian medical schools.

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery:

The course duration is 5½ years (4½ years of classroom study followed by a year of rotating internship). The 4½ years of class room study is broken into 3 phases of 18 months each. Each phase of 18 months is known as Professional and is further divided into 3 semesters of 6 months each. There is a semester exam at the end of each semester and a Professional exam at the end of each professional. The third professional is devoted to monthly clinical work in the wards and departments of the hospital. In all there are 3 professional examinations, followed by practical and clinical examinations. Pass percentage required is 50 per cent.

Eligibility Criteria for MBBS Admission in India:

Eligibility criteria for admission in MBBS course in India is strictly based on Rules and Regulations of Medical Council of India (MCI).
The candidate willing to take admission in mbbs course in India must have passed the Class XIIth examination with PCB 50% for general Category & 40% for Backward Category.
Age: The candidates should have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st day of December of the year of admission.

Top 25 Medical Colleges in India (Medicine/MBBS)

1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi

2. Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore

3. JIPMER College, Puducherry

4. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune

5. Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi

6. Grant Medical College, Mumbai

7. Madras Medical College, Chennai

8. St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore

9. Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi

10. King George Medical College, CMM Medical University, Lucknow

11. Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana

12. B.J. Medical School, Ahmedabad

13. Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal

14. Bangalore Medical College (BMC), Bangalore

15. Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata

16. Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata

17. Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

18. Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai

19. Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi

20. Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), Delhi

21. B.J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, Pune

22. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

23. Guwahati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati

24. University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi

25. Stanley Medical College (SMC), Chennai

Top 10 Best Medical Colleges In USA

  1.  Harvard University, Boston Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States  the best medical school in the country, according to the rankings. There are currently 709 students enrolled in the MD program. U.S. News & World Report ranked the school first overall and also first for research. The tuition is $47,500.
  2. John Hopkins University, Baltimore The university was founded on January 22, 1876 and named for its benefactor, the philanthropist Johns Hopkins. There are 455 students enrolled in its MD program. The tuition is $42,600.
  3.  University of Pennsylvania, The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, founded in 1765. There are 636 students in its MD program. In addition to MD, PhD and post-doctoral degrees, the university also offers certificates in areas such as Global Health, Women’s Health and Aging. The tuition is $45,498.
  4. Stanford University, The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford, is an American private research university located in Stanford having first started medical classes in 1909. There are 449 students enrolled in its MD program. The tuition is $45,744.
  5.  University of California — San Francisco,  The University of California (UC) is a public university system in the U.S. state of California.There are currently three Nobel laureates on the school’s faculty. There are 634 students enrolled. The tuition is $29,856 for Californians and $42,101 for all students from outside the state.
  6. Washington University, St. Louis Washington University in St. Louis  is a private research university located in suburban St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1853, and named for George Washington the Washington University School of Medicine is ranked in the Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report in research, drug and alcohol abuse treatment, internal medicine and pediatrics. There are 490 students enrolled, with a tuition of $50,510.
  7. Yale University, New Haven, Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut. It currently has 25 National Academy of Sciences members on its faculty. U.S. News & World Report ranked the school first for its drug and alcohol abuse program. There are 401 students enrolled. The tuition is $47,560.
  8. Columbia University, New York City Columbia University in the City of New York, commonly referred to as Columbia University, is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. The College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, was the first medical school in the United States to award the MD degree. U.S. News & World Report ranked Columbia second for its drug and alcohol abuse program and fifth for both its AIDS research and women’s health program. There are 663 students. The tuition is $47,600.
  9. Duke University, Durham, NC. Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. the School of Medicine at Duke University offers a three-year, condensed period of student classes and fourth year for elective rotations and the chance for a dual master’s degree. It is also affiliated with the Duke Clinical Research Institute, the oldest and largest academic organization of its kind in America. There are 413 medical students enrolled at the school. The tuition is $46,261.
  10. University of Chicago, Chicago, The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States.  Students must complete a mentored project in one of five areas before graduation – scientific discovery, medical education, quality and safety, community health and global health. There are 377 students enrolled. The tuition is $42,294.


Biometric device used in Medical entrance exam to curb exam impersonators

A new device has been used for IPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research) entrance exams being held countrywide on Sunday.

AuthenTrac captures fingerprints and photographs of candiadates.AuthenTrac will capture fingerprints and photographs of each of the 15,000 candidates.matching it with previously-stored candidate data from the institution. The data will be re-checked at the time of counselling and seat allotment.

The current process to nail impersonation is weak because it relies on easily forge-able signatures and photographs which can be smudgy and grainy.