Malwadi, Hadapsar, Pune – 28


Principal - Dr. Mrs. Kalpana D. Sathe; MD (Ayurveda), Ph.D. (Ayurveda)

Vice Principal - Dr. Prashant N. Dalvi; MS (Ayurveda)

As students of Ayurved, you have exciting prospects in this College. This will be a beginning of learning that never ends; a learning that is ageless and ever new, the Ayurved.
Keen to take career in Ayurved, many of you may have had glimpses of it as a philosophy. It has been the way of life in this country, pioneered and preached by the sages and Rishis. Ayurved, the art of healing and well being, mastered by ascetic teachers, is practiced in India since thousands of years from the times when rest of the world was not even civilized.

Besides being proud of our nation for pioneering the art of healing, you could also be proud of the heritage, when you learn and master the skills of Ayurved, and put them to practice in the future. It could also bring you pleasant surprises when you would succeed in treating the patients who have perplexed so many others who have long experience and popular modes.
The apex bodies such as WHO, who work in the field of universal health, have recognized the error of being ignorant about Ayurved. Makers of Indian health policies are now aware of the blunder of adopting only the western model of health services in totality. It is a high time that they also see the light of Ayurved the holistic approach, the one best suited for this country.
This course in Ayurved aims at bringing into reality, the dream and endeavor of national policy-makers that of creating the basic Doctor, well tailored to serve the needs of India.
It is expected that, those students having inclination for Ayurved, social outlook and willingness to work hard, should opt for this college.


Ayurvedacharya (B.A.M.S.) is a degree Course controlled by the Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi and adopted by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik. This College is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik and approved by C.C.I.M & Maharashtra Govt. for conducting the course. The Government of India in the Gazette Part III/4 dated 5th August 1989 notified this course. Now there is a separate Department of I.S.M.& H. under the control of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of Central Government.
This course is designed to produce Graduates with profound knowledge of Ayurved and relevant study of modern sciences. They would be competent practitioners in all branches of Ayurved as well as teachers and research workers, so as to contribute effectively to the Medicare and health-needs of our country.


Schedule of admission for students coming through merit published on website of AMUPMDC (

A candidate will be eligible for admission to the course on fulfillment of following conditions:-

• The candidate must be an Indian National (other than NRI)

• The age of the student should not be less than 17 years on the 31st December of the admission year.

• The candidate must be medically fit and must submit a certificate of medical fitness.

• The candidate must have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or equivalent. examination, from an Institution situated in the State of Maharashtra with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

• N.R.I. & Out of State candidates must have passed 10+2 exam or its equivalent from any other board recognized by government.

• Must have passed 12th Standard with Science with at least 50% marks in aggregate in the subject of Physics, Chemistry & Biology. (150/300) and ASSO. CET. / M.H. CET 2009


Total Seats - 60 (Management Quota – 51 + N.R.I. Quota - 09)


Principal - Prof. Dr. Kalpana D. Sathe; MD, Ph.D. (Ayurveda)

Vice Principal - Dr. Prashant N. Dalvi; MS (Ayurveda)


1. Mr. Anil S. Gujar - Chairman
2. Dr. Mrs. Kalpana D. Sathe - Secretary
3. Dr. Abhijit V. Chitnis - Member
4. Dr. Vrinda B. Kaknurkar - Member
5. Dr. Prashant S. Dalvi - Member
6. Mr. Ramrao K. Pachore - Member



Each department carries the posts of Professor, Associate Professor and Lecturer as per the prescribed CCIM pattern.

• Sanskrit Samhita Sidhanta
• Sharira Rachana
• Sharira Kriya
• Swasthavritta
• Roga Nidan and Vikriti Vidnyana
• Dravyaguna Vidnyan
• Rasashastra Bhaishajya Kalpana
• Agada Tantra & Vyavahara Ayurved
• Strirog Evam Prasuti Tantra
• Kaumarbhritya
• Kayachikista
• Shalya Tantra
• Shalakya Tantra
• Panchakarma


A spacious four storied new college building has been constructed in a very short time, after inauguration of the college on the 1st August 1990 by the hands of Hon. Dr. Shridhar Gupte, Vice Chancellor, Pune University.

  • Well-equipped laboratories.
  • Museums with large number of specimens.
  • Well-established Library with large number of books and magazines.
  • Big dissection hall with sufficient cadavers.
  • Spacious & sufficient lecture halls.
  • Modern teaching aids.
  • Herbal Garden with large number of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants and Species.
  • Well-Equipped Pharmacy.
  • Indoors and Outdoors Sports facility.
  • Boys and Girls hostel with required amenities.
  • Gymnasium.
  • Boys & Girls Common Room
  • Internet Access.


The college is having 14 departments with all types of infrastructures and well-educated staffs.

Detailed information of all the departments is as follows:-


This department gives the knowledge of Basic Principles of Ayurveda. This is related with all the three years of BAMS Course.

Subject taught during 1st, 2nd and 3rd Year BAMS are:-

1. Sanskrit
2. Padarth Vidnyan
3. Ayurved Itihas
4. Ashtang Sangrah OR Ashtang Hridaya
5. Charak Samhita (Purvardha)
6. Charak Samhita (Uttarardha)

Ancient Ayurvedic texts are in Sanskrit; hence sound knowledge of Sanskrit is a vital tool to explore the treasures in Ayurved.
Padarth Vidnyan elaborates philosophical approach to Ayurved.
Ayurved Itihas is study of historical approach to Ayurved.
Ashtang Sangrah OR Hridaya elaborates basic approach towards Ayurved.
Charak Samhita (Purvardha) and Charak Samhita (Uttarardha) are taught in 2nd Year BAMS and in 3rd Year BAMS respectively.
Charak Samhita is ancient Ayurvedic text in Sanskrit. It is the best book for Ayurvedic management of disease.

Teaching Staff

1. Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Dinkar Padade - MD (Kriya Sharira), MD (Ayurveda Siddhanta)

2. Associate Professor
Vd. Prama Joshi - MD (Samhita), M. Phil (Sanskrit)

3. Lecturer
Vd. Nilesh Kulkarni - MD (Samhita), MA (Sanskrit)


This department gives us the Ayurvedic and Modern aspect of Anatomy. Anatomy understands of body structure, organs at macro & micro levels. Important aspect of this department is a dissection. After dissection of body, it gives understanding of structure available inside the body.

Our Institute is well known center for the "DEHDANA" (Body Donation). Many eminent personalities have donated their bodies to our college, so that the students can get thorough knowledge of this subject. Many executive committee members including late Dr. S. T. alias Dada Gujar have donated their bodies.

Teaching Staff

1. Professor and Head of the Department
Dr. Mukund Erande; MD, Ph.D. (Ayurveda), A.V.P. (Shalya-Shalaykya)

2. Associate Professor
Dr. Mrs. Swati Bedekar; MD, Ph.D. (Ayurveda)

3. Lecturer
Vd. Girish Kulkarni; MD (Ayurveda)
Vd. Nilesh Phule; MD (Ayurveda)
Vd. Rahul Survanshi; MD (Ayurveda)

Department of KRIYA SHARIRA

The Subject Sharir Kriya is the science of life, which deals with Dosha, Dhatu, Mala and other body components in detail. It mainly deals with the study of normal body functions. It also contains detail study of Prakruti Sara, Agni, Koshtha, Aatma, Mana, Indriya etc. and modern physiology as well.

Teaching Staff

1. Professor and Head of the Department
Dr. Mrs. Kalpana Sathe; MD, Ph.D. (Ayurveda)

2. Associate Professor
Vd. Abhijit Chitnis;

3. Lecturer
Vd. Vaishali Veer; MD (Ayurveda)
Vd. Pranita Joshi; MD (Ayurveda)


The subject Swasthavritta includes how to prevent the diseases and to maintain the physical, psychological, spiritual and social health of the well being. The diseases are due to different personal and social causes. On this basis, the subject is divided into two main parts, such as Vaiyktik and Samajik swasthavritta. To prevent the disease and to maintain the healthy condition, different principles of Ayurveda, Modern science, Yoga and Naturopathy has been included in the subject. The subject includes the daily practices, seasonal practices, ethics, yogic kriyas, nature cure, etc.

Teaching Staff

1. Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Sunanda Vanarase; MD (Swasthavritta)

2. Lecturer
Vd. Ramesh Ujwale; MD (Swasthavritta)


In second year, students come across this Para clinical subject. This deals with, rational use of the Medicinal plants in the treatment of various diseases. Medicinal plants are considered to be backbone of Ayurvedic treatment, so the knowledge of 500 plants are given to them. Proper identification, standardization and brief knowledge of conservation and cultivation of plants are also given to student. Students get this thorough knowledge through well-established herbal garden, charts, Wet & dry specimens, plant CD's and 800 books of concerned subject.

Botanical Garden
Teaching Staff.

1. Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Sharayu Kore, MD (Dravyaguna)

2. Associate Professor
Vd. Sandip Shirwalkar, MD (Dravyaguna)

3. Lecturer
Vd. Amit Awalaskar, MD (Dravyaguna)
Vd. Pramod Khobragade, MD (Dravyaguna)

4. Visiting Faculty for UG and PG
Vd. Sachin Sarpotdar, BAMS, M. Sc. (Health Sciences)


This is one of the important branches of Ayurveda which is related to the preparation of medicines from plants and minerals and its therapeutic effect. This department has well-established laboratory to perform individual practicals for each student and also in house Pharmacy.

Teaching Staff

1. Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Kalyani Jadhav, MD (Rasashastra Bhaishajya Kalpana)

2. Associate Professor
Vd. Kavita Deshmukh, MD (Rasashastra Bhaishajya Kalpana)

3. Lecturer
Vd. Yogesh Bhatambre MD (Rasashastra Bhaishajya Kalpana)


Rogvidnyan Vikrutividnyan is an important subject. This subject helps you to understand the disease (Vyadhi) and it pathogenesis (Samprapti), the signs and symptoms or clinical features of the disease, the clinical examination methods (Aatur or Rugna pariksha vidhi), the required investigations (Vyadhi pariksha vidhi) & also deals with not only the diagnosis but also the prognosis (Sadhyasadhyatva) of any disease. Thus it renders the student to understand the philosophy as well as practicality of vyadhi vidanynam.


Teaching Staff

1. Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Vrinda Kaknurkar, MD (Rog Nidan)

2. Associate Professor
Vd. Anand Kalaskar, MD (Rog Nidan)

3. Lecturer
Vd. Sanjeev Kumar Bagore, MD (Rog Nidan)


Agad Tantra is a branch of Ayurveda, which deals with two subjects, one Agad Tantra & Vyavahar Ayurved, and another one is Vyavahar Ayurved. Agad Tantra gives the information of poisonous plants, animal, minerals, poisonous symptoms, their treatment and medico legal aspect.

Vyavahar Ayurved is another subject, which is concerned to legal matter. When a crime is concern with a person or persons, that time this science teaches us how to discover the medical and scientific facts for the end of law or Justice.

Teaching Staff

1. Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Manohar Khankhane, PG Dip. in Agada Tantra

2. Associate Professor
Vd. Vidya Undale, MD (Agada Tantra)

3. Lecturer
Vd. Pallavi Phule, MD (Agada Tantra)


Strirog Prasuti Tantra subject is very important subject, in which female and her diseases are discussed in depth, also pregnancy & related all physio-pathological changes according to Ayurved are discussed for better progeny. We have very cooperative staff for this subject. Clinical side of subject is very strong. This department O.P.D is about 100 patients per day and 30 students can get thorough knowledge about subject and it's practical approach.

Teaching Staff

1. Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Manda Ghorpade, MS (Stree Roga)

2. Associate Professor
Vd. Prashant Dalvi, MS (Stree Roga)

3. Lecturer
Vd. Kalpana Ayare, MS (Stree Roga)
Vd. Deepali Rajput, MS (Stree Roga)


Kaumarbhritya (i.e. Ayurvedic Pediatrics') has been discussed as a separate speciality amongst the Ashtang Ayurved. A collective subject dealing from pre conceptional state (that now in modern medicine is discussed under Gynecology and Obstetrics) to adolescence deals with all the aspects of life during this stage in the form of neonatology, infancy & childhood. The subject includes from getting a better progeny and also proper upbringing, physiological aspects of childhood, childhood diseases - diagnosis and management and prevention of childhood diseases. The other aspect it differs from modern pediatrics' is the inclusion of knowledge of diagnosis of diseases in the infant stage only on the basis of symptomatology.

Teaching Staff

1. Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Anil Kale, MD (Kaumara Bhritya)

2. Lecturer
Vd. Gauri Patawardhan, MD (Kaumara Bhritya)

Department of KAYACHIKITSA

Kayachikitsa is the science, which deals with agni, prakruti and deha, Panchakarma a well known/ popular topic of Ayurveda is taught scientifically in this subject. The new coming complicated diseases are also studied in this subject other than diseases mentioned in Ayurveda. Chronic diseases in which modern science has no logical answer; have a better solution in Kayachikitsa.

1. Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Jayashri Tongaonkar, MD (Kayachikitsa)

2. Associate Professor
Vd. Gunwant Yeola , MD (Kayachikitsa)

3. Lecturer
Vd. Sachinkumar Patil, MD (Kayachikitsa)

Department of PANCHAKARMA

Panchakarma is an exclusive branch of Ayurveda and it is fully respected in our college. A separate full-fledged set up is present for Panchakarma along with a competent staff.

Teaching Staff

1. Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Maya Gokhale, MD (Panchakarma)

2. Lecturer
Vd. Vandana Palve, MD (Panchakarma)
Vd. Vishakha Gaikwad, MD (Panchakarma)

Department of SHALYA TANTRA

Shalya Tantra is the subject, which required better judgments and clinical knowledge and skill. We have senior and well-experienced staff to perform various general and orthopedic surgeries that will be very helpful to the students. We are managing the surgical diseases by Ayurvedic surgical procedures, like Ksharsutra, Jalauka charan, Raktamokshan & Agnikarma.

Teaching Staff

1. Associate Professor
Vd. Rashmi Kale, MD (Shalya Tantra)

2. Lecturer
Vd. Kamalakar Gajare, MS (Shalya Tantra)
Vd. Sandip Mali, MS (Shalya Tantra)


Shalakya Tantra is one of the important branch of Ayurved which deals with Ear-nose, Throat, Ophthalmology and dentistry. The subject needs thorough theoretical knowledge, with skillful hands for operatives.

Teaching Staff

1. Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Vd. Nilakshi Pradhan, MS (Shalakya Tantra)

2. Lecturer
Vd. Nabha Balshetwar, MS (Shalakya Tantra)


A disciplined study oriented environment in the college throughout the year. Some of the activities undertaken are -

(i) Guest lecturers of renowned intellectuals.

(ii) National Service Scheme (N.S.S.).

(iii) Student's Council.

(iv) School Health Check up Camps in and around the Hadapsar.

(v) Pulse Polio eradication Campaigns.

(vi) Sickle Cell Anaemia Research Project.

College has also organized: -

(i) Workshops like Panchakarma, Shashti Upakram and Aushadhi Nirman.

(ii) Re-orientation programmes. (Sharir and Strirog Prasuti Tantra).

(iii) MUHS Sponsored Teachers re-orientation Training Programme in Teaching Technology-2002.

(iv) International Seminar (Sandhana 2003).

(v) Swasthavritta Workshop (2006).

(vi) "Mama Gokhale Smruti Elocution Competition" every year.

(vii) Re-Orientation Training Programme for the teachers of Sharira Rachana from 16 Mar 09 to 21 Mar 09 sponsored by Dept. of Ayush, New Delhi.

(viii) Re-Orientation Training Programme for the teachers of Dravya Guna Vidnyana from 16 Mar 09 to 21 Mar 09 sponsored by Dept. of Ayush, New Delhi.

(ix) CME for 2 modules by AYUSH for ISM&H practitioners


Students are required to attend all lectures, demonstrations and practical.

Total 75% attendance for Theory and 80 % attendance for Practical's is mandatory to appear for University examination.

Defaulters will not be permitted to appear for University examination as per University rules.

All students must appear for Internal Assessment Examinations and write the answer papers.
Blank answer papers are taken as absent at the examination.

A Student, if found indulging in antinational activities will be liable to be expelled from the College.

Students will have to attend extra periods, Practicals apart from timetable as per requirement.

They should participate in rural, tribal health and development programmes arranged by the Institute from time to time.

Students must attend all the social and national functions such as 26th Jan, 15th August and the declared state and national celebrations and other functions organized by College/Institution.

Any damage to the college and hospital property, apparatus, furniture, equipment, library books, building, etc., must be paid for immediately by the student or group of students concerned. It may also result in rustication of the student or the group of students Concerned.

Students shall follow all the rules prescribed by the University or the College/Institution/Hospital authorities from time to time and are expected to behave with dignity, decorum and to conform to the discipline of the institution.

All the students are required to sign the undertaking as well as the bond if required.

MUHS Nashik; Association of Private Institutes and DMER shall take the decision regarding granting of the admission.

The student or a group of students involved in misbehavior, ragging or harassment to other student (s) will be rusticated.

Government of Maharashtra and the Institution undertakes no guarantee to provide any job after completion of this course.

Students have to intimate his changed residential address, phone numbers in case it has been changed by any reason during the course period.


These courses are likely to be started in the coming future shortly.

Maharashtra Arogya Mandal offers short term Ayurveda Courses for overseas students:


Duration - One month(100 hrs) 5 days a week (Monday-Friday)
Eligibility - Basic Knowledge in health/health practitioner
Mode of Training - Lecturers Live demonstrations & practical
Fees - Euro 700
(Registration fees EURO 200(non-refundable) + Course Fees – EURO 500)
Accommodations - Accommodation would be made available in apartment flats for this student has to pay separately OR Individuals can make their own accommodation in hotels as per their choice.