M.S. Ayurveda or Master of Surgery in Ayurveda is a three-year post graduate medical degree course in Ayurveda which involves detection of different surgical disorders, trauma, surgical emergency and so on. It uses both traditional as well as modern surgical methods for carrying out surgery. The abbreviated form of this course is M. S. (Ayu). It is even called Ayurveda Dhanwantri- Shayla Tantra- Samanya, precisely. This course provides a comprehensive study of medicine as a combination of both the integrated systems of modern medicine and traditional Ayurveda. On successful completion of the course the individual is known as Shayla Chikitsak, meaning a surgeon, in English.
Who can opt for MS in Ayurveda?
To be eligible for this course, a candidate should possess a Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery degree, recognized by COCCI. Alternatively, students having an M.B.B.S. degree, recognized by the Medical Council of India can also opt for this course. Also, a candidate wanting to take up this course should not be more than 35 years of age. This course is best suited for those who have zeal and inclination to serve humanity and cure them off their diseases through medical assistance. This course highly suitable for those having a strong Sanskrit base as Sanskrit is compulsorily required for studying this course.
How is MS in Ayurveda beneficial?
A candidate having a M.S. Ayurveda degree is eligible to practice anywhere in India and can register himself in the Ayurveda boards of the Central as well as the State government. They can easily get appointed in the Central or State Govt. Ayurveda Medicine Services. Since Ayurveda medicines are herbal and do not have side effects, the populace of this course is highly increasing now, thereby making it quite lucrative and rewarding. Ayurveda Surgeons stand at par with any other medical post graduate in India.