Teaching and Research Opportunities

The Institute imparts training for the following degree courses:

Faculty of Medicine:

1. MBBS - 51/2 years (including one year compulsory rotating internship training)

  • 1st Professional (2 Semesters) Subjects taught - Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry & Biophysics.
  • 2nd Professional (3 Semesters) Subjects taught - Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine, Medicine, Community Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radiology.
  • 3rd Professional Part - I (2 Semesters) Subjects taught - Community Medicine, ENT, Ophthalmology, Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedics, Ostetrics & Gynaecology, Otolaryngology, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, Medicine, Anaesthesiology, Dentistry, Radiology, Radiotherapy.
  • 3rd Professional Part - II (2 Semesters) covers the subjects of Medicine, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Surgery including Orthopaedics.

2. Postgraduate Courses :

  • M.D./M.S. in all the major specialities - Anatomy, Physiology,Biochemistry, Biophysics, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, E.N.T., Ophthalmology, General Medicine, Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases, Dermatology & Venereology, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radiology, Radiotherapy, Dentistry, Anaesthesiology,

3. Post-Doctoral Courses:

  • DM/MCh : Neurosurgery, Urology, Plastic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Neurology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Endocrinology

Faculty of Ayurveda

1. BAMS - 51/2 years (including one year compulsory rotating internship training)

  • 1st Professional : Subjects taught - Ayurveda Ka Itihas, Sanskrit, Padartha Vigyan, Astanga Sangraha, Rachana Sharira, Kriya Sharira.
  • 2nd Professional : Subjects taught - Rasa Shastra & Bhaisajya Kalpana, Dravyaguna Vigyana, Agad Tantra, Vyavahara Ayurveda & Vidhi Vaidyaka, Roga Vigyana & Vikriti Vigyana, Charaka Samhita, Swastha Vritta & Yoga,
  • 3rd Professional : Subjects taught - Kaya Chikitsa, Shalya Tantra, Shalakya Tantra, Prasuti Tantra & Stri Roga, Kaumara Bhritya, Charaka Samhita.

2. Postgraduate Courses

MD(Ay)/MS(Ay) (3 years) : in the specialities of Ayurveda Samhita, Basic Principles (Ayurveda Darshan & Siddhanta), Basic Principles (Sharir Kriya), Basic Principles (Sharir Rachna), Basic Principles (Swastha Vritta & Yoga), Dravyaguna, Kayachikitsa (Chikitsa), Kayachikitsa (Manas Roga), Kayachikitsa (Vikrit Vigyan), Kaumarya Bhritya, Prasuti Tantra (Stri Roga), Rasa Shastra, Sangyaharan, Shalakya, Shalya


Short Term courses in Ayurveda for 
Foreign Nationals:

  1. Introductory course in Ayurveda - Two months
  2. Certificate course in Ayurveda - One Academic year

The students also pursue research for the award of Ph.D. and D.Sc. degrees in various subjects.

The first batch of MBBS students qualified in the year 1965. It is a matter of great satisfaction that this degree was recognised by British Medical Council even before the Medical Council of India.

In the year 1962, MD and MS courses were started in the Departments of Medicine and Surgery, later this degree course is being conducted in all the departments of Modern Medicine and Ayurveda.

Since the year 1976, post-doctoral DM and MCh courses were introduced after recommendations of the Expert Committees and Board of Studies of each course and with due approval of the Academic Council of Banaras Hindu University. Today DM degree course is available in Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Neurology and M.Ch. degree course in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Paediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Urology.

The candidates thus trained in broad and super-specialities are holding high positions with distinctions in Academics, Health Services, Corporate Hospitals or are practicing consultants of repute, both in the country and abroad.

The Institute also provides research facilities for Ph.D. Scholars in the field of Basic and Life Sciences. The research facilities at the Centre of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, Molecular Biology, Department of Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry and such other laboratories have been rated highly in National and International scene. In a survey conducted by British Medical Journal in the year 1993-94, the cumulative research material of this institution was rated as the third best in the country. Some of our institute laboratories have been upgraded as Advanced Centre for research by the University Grants Commission.


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