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Top B.A.M.S. Colleges in Karnataka

BAMS stands for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery, which is an undergraduate programme. It teaches the concept of traditional Ayurveda integrated with some portions of modern medicine. Candidates must appear for the NEET entrance exam to get admission to BAMS colleges. The duration of the course is 5.5 years which includes 1 year of internship. 

The World Health Organization has acknowledged Ayurveda as an alternative system of medicine and is incorporating methods to promote it worldwide. This increases the career opportunities for the students after studying BAMS. In Karnataka, there are 85 BAMS colleges including government and private colleges. 

Check this article to get insight into the BAMS colleges in Karnataka, eligibility criteria, admission process, entrance tests and details.

Top BAMS Colleges in Karnataka: Highlights

Particulars

Details

Full form of BAMS

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery

Entrance test for BAMS

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG)

Level of the exam

National Level

Frequency of NEET-UG 

Once a year

NEET-UG conducting body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

BAMS counselling

AYUSH Admission Central Counseling Committee(AACCC )

Duration of the course

5.5 years

Total number of BAMS colleges in Karnataka

85

Best BAMS Colleges in India: Eligibility Criteria

It is mandatory for the candidates willing to pursue BAMS to appear for the NEET-UG entrance test. The NEET eligibility criteria for the BAMS entrance test are as follows:

  • The minimum age requisite for pursuing BAMS is 17 years as of December 31 of the year of admission.

  • Candidates should have passed the class 12 examination from a recognised board.

  • The minimum percentage required for the students belonging to the unreserved category is 50% and for the OBC/SC/ST/PwD candidates, it is 40%.

  • Candidates must have studied Physics, Biology, and Chemistry as their main subjects in class 12 along with English as an additional subject.

Top BAMS Colleges in Karnataka

Below is the list of the top colleges in Karnataka offering the BAMS course:

Entrance Test for BAMS Colleges in Karnataka

Candidates have to appear for the NEET-UG entrance test to get admission to BAMS colleges in Karnataka. Details regarding the entrance test are given below:

NEET- UG: Candidates have to appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). The NEET syllabus consists of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology topics from class 11 and class 12. As per the NEET exam pattern, candidates have to attempt 180 questions out of 200 questions to pass the exam.

BAMS Colleges in Karnataka: Admission Process

To get admission to top BAMS colleges in Karnataka, candidates have to pass the NEET-UG entrance test. The admission is given based on the NEET scores obtained by the students and also on the cut-off decided by the state. 15% of the All India Quota (AIQ) seats are reserved by AYUSH  and admission to BAMS colleges is conducted by AACCC. Also, 85% of the state quota is reserved for BAMS colleges or universities of the state. 

  • After passing the entrance test, the eligible candidates have to register at AACCC online to apply for the BAMS course under AIQ.

  • Candidates are required to register under the state quota depending on their preferred colleges and universities.

  • Qualified candidates have to sit for AYUSH NEET UG Counselling which is conducted by AACCC and the seats are allotted based on the merit list, marks obtained by the candidates, and the availability of seats.

  • The last step in the admission process is the document verification and payment of fees.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Question. How many BAMS colleges are there in Karnataka?

Ans. There are 84 BAMS colleges in Karnataka out of which 81 are private colleges and 3 are government colleges.

Question. What is the required NEET score for BAMS in Karnataka government college?

Ans. Candidates in the General/EWS/OBC category should score 550+ in NEET, while for the candidates belonging to the SC and ST categories, the required scores are 420+ and 400, respectively.

Question. Is NEET required for BAMS?

Ans. Yes, the NEET-UG entrance exam is mandatory for BAMS. However, some colleges grant admission to BAMS courses on merit basis as well. 

Question. Can BAMS do surgery like MBBS?

Ans. Yes, Ayurvedic doctors can do surgical procedures after completing the BAMS and MD courses.

Question. Can I do gynaecology after BAMS?

Ans. No, you can’t practise gynaecology after BAMS. To specialise in gynaecology, candidates have to study MBBS and later MD to practise as a gynaecologist.

Question. Is BAMS harder than MBBS?

Ans. Yes, BAMS is tougher when compared to MBBS because candidates have to study both modern medical science and Ayurveda.

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Acharya Deshbhushan Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Belagavi

Belgaum, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
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Achutha Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Bagaluru

Bagaluru, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
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AGM Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Jamkhandi

Jamkhandi, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
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100+ Brochures downloaded so far

Akkamahadevi Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre, Bidar

Bidar, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
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100+ Brochures downloaded so far

Alva's Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri

Puthige, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
300+ Brochures downloaded so far
300+ Brochures downloaded so far

Amrutha Ayurvedic Medical College, Chitradurga

Chitradurga, Karnataka
Private

Amrutha Ayurvedic Medical College, Chitradurga

Chitradurga, Karnataka Private
BAMS
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Ashwini Ayurvedic Medical College and PG Centre, Davangere

Davangere, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
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Ashwini Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre, Tumkur

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Atreya Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Bengaluru

Bangalore, Karnataka
0.5/51 Reviews
Private
BAMS
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Bapuji Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga

Chitradurga, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
100+ Brochures downloaded so far
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Bapuji Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Shimoga

Shivamogga, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
100+ Brochures downloaded so far
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Bidarur Institute of Ayurveda and Hospital, Gadag

Gadag, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
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BLDEA's AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Vijayapura

Vijayapura, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
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BVVS Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Bagalkot

Bagalkot, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
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Cauvery Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Mysuru

Mysore, Karnataka
Private
BAMS
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    DBAETs SBG Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital, Belagavi

    Belgaum, Karnataka
    Private
    BAMS
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    DGM Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Gadag

    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

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    Dhanvantari Ayurveda College Hospital and Research Centre, Siddapur

    Siddapur, Karnataka
    Private
    BAMS
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    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Dr BNM Rural Ayurvedic Medical College, Vijayapura

    Vijayapura, Karnataka
    Private
    BAMS
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Dr Ravi Patil Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Belagavi

    Belgaum, Karnataka
    Private
    BAMS
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Bengaluru

    Bangalore, Karnataka
    Public/Govt

    Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Bengaluru

    Bangalore, Karnataka Public/Govt
    BAMS
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Grameen Ayurvedic Medical College, Bagalkot

    Bagalkot, Karnataka
    Private
    BAMS
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Hillside Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru

    Bangalore, Karnataka
    Private
    BAMS
      100+ Brochures downloaded so far
      100+ Brochures downloaded so far

      HKDETs Rajarajeshwari Ayurvedic Medical College, Humnabad

      Humnabad, Karnataka
      Private
      BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Jain AGM Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Varur

        Varur, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        JSSAMC Mysore - JSS Ayurveda Medical College, Mysore

        Mysuru, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
        600+ Brochures downloaded so far
        600+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Karavali Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre, Mangaluru

        Mangalore, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Karnataka Ayurveda Medical College, Mangalore

        Mangalore, Karnataka
        4.0/52 Reviews
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        KLE Ayurveda Medical College, Chikodi

        Chikodi, Karnataka
        Private

        KLE Ayurveda Medical College, Chikodi

        Chikodi, Karnataka Private
        BAMS
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        Krishna Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Sankeshwar

        Sankeshwar, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        KTG Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru

        Bangalore, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Kundapura Rural Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Kundapura

        Kundapura, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        KVG Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Sullia

        Sullia, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Mahaganapati Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Dharwad

        Dharwad, Karnataka
        4.4/51 Reviews
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        MRN Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Bagalkot

        Bagalkot, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences, Manipal

        Manipal, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Neel Ganga Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Basavakalyan

        Basavakalyan, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        NK Jabshetty Ayurvedic Medical College and PG Centre, Bidar

        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Poornima Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, Raichur

        Raichur, Karnataka
        Private
        BAMS
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          Prasanna College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Belthangady

          Belthangady, Karnataka
          Private
          BAMS
          100+ Brochures downloaded so far
          100+ Brochures downloaded so far

          Rajashekaraiah Institute of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences and Hospital, Ramanagar

          Ramanagara, Karnataka
          Private
          BAMS
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