Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda

 
Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda
City Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Affiliated to Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar

Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda is affiliated to Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar

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    In the year 1954 Government of India had established a research center for Ayurveda at Jamnagar. Further a Post Graduate Training Center in Ayurveda was also started in the year 1956. These two institutes were amalgamated in 1963 and renamed as Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research. This Institution is fully financed by Government of India and administered by the University. This premier postgraduate teaching Institution of Ayurveda has best facilities available for teaching and research in Ayurveda. Till date nearly 1000 Post Graduate theses have been submitted and awarded the degree. Nearly 50 theses have been awarded the degree of Ph.D.
    There are seven teaching Departments in the Institute and provide facility for teaching and research in 13 specialties for Post Graduate degree and doctorate degree. After completion of three year course a degree of Ayurveda Vachaspati M.D. (Ayu) is awarded by the University. Twenty-nine stipendary seats are available for the Indian students coming from all over the country. Other five seats are reserved for the teachers of Gujarat State Ayurvedic colleges, five seats for Govt. of India nominees and three seats for foreign students recommended by Govt. of India.
    This department imparts the knowledge of Basic Principles of Ayurvedic classics and history of Ayurveda along with Sharir Rachana and Sharir Kriya. Under this department nearly 158 post graduate theses and 12 Ph.D theses have been awarded degree. This department carries out research related to Ayurvedic fundamental principles like Panchamahabhuta & Tridosha and also conducts clinical trials to assess the role of various basic principles in the management of diseases. A well-equipped laboratory is also established to work on the fundamental principles of Ayurveda. The department also supervises the work of medical astrology and continuing education.
    This department deals with the teaching of herbal medicines, their identification, properties, cultivation, preservation, etc. The department has developed a very good herbarium incorporating over 1000 drugs. The department has got a collection of over 300 compilations on single herbs prepared by postgraduate scholars. It conducts Clinical trials to assess the pharmacological properties of the herbs. More than 137 P.G. and 7 Ph.D. theses have been cleared under the department. This department imparts the knowledge of the properties of various minerals, metals, poisonous drugs, aquatic drugs, etc. Students are being trained in classical and modern pharmaceutical procedures regarding the preparation of drugs. The department has a very good museum and more than 80 compilations on Rasa Shastra. More than 153 P.G. & 9 Ph.D. theses have been prepared in the department. This department is taking keen interest in developing substantial parameters for standardization and quality control of Ayurvedic formulations, which could be acceptable internationally. Studies are carried out on Ayuvedic formulations with special reference to toxicity study of mercurial and metallic drugs.

    Department of Kayachikitsa -

    This department teaches and conducts postgraduate studies in the subjects of Roga Nidana, Kayachikitsa, Pancha Karma, Manasa Roga, Rasayan and Vajikarana. Department provides basic medical services to the hospital and conducts research on various aspects of the diseases. The department has conducted many clinical studies on the chronic diseases like paralysis, Parkinson's disease, sciatica, backache, joint disorders, collagen disorders, bronchial asthma, eczema, psoriasis, colitis, dysentery, acid peptic disorders, diabetes mellitus, neurological problem, minor psychiatric diseases, stress etc. An effort has been made to understand the pathogenesis of these diseases as per Ayurveda and clinical parameter for the research evaluation has been standardized.

    This department has conducted more than 200 clinical trials on the effectivity and standardization of various Pancha Karma procedures. Various types of Basties, Vaman Karma, Virechan Karma have been studied and their role in the management of chronic disorders have been studied. Snehana Karma and Nasya Karma have also been studied extensively.

    Department has established a good semenological laboratory for the studies in the field of Vajikarana. Many P.G. and Ph.D. level research works have been carried on various aspects of male reproductive dysfunctions. Many clinical trials on the effectiveness of herbs and Ayurvedic compounds have been conducted.

    Rasayana is another field in which extensive studies have been carried out. Various aspects of Rasayana have been studied thoroughly and many new concepts have been established. Concept of organ specific Rasayana has been established and the role of Rasayana drugs like Amalaki, Ashwagandha, Guduchi, Shatawari, Madhuyashti, Bhallataka, etc in the management of chronic incurable diseases has been established. More than 335 P.G. and 18 Ph.D. theses have been submitted under this department. Diploma in Pancha Karma is also awarded to 10 students.

    Hostels

    Post Graduate Institute maintains three hostels viz. P.G. Boys hostel, P.G. Ladies hostel and International Scholar's Hostel. Boys Hostel has a capacity of 100 single seated rooms and Ladies hostel has 40 single seated rooms. In International Scholar's Hostel there are 10 rooms of which, five rooms are fitted with Air Conditioners. Top

    Administrative Bhavan
    JAMNAGAR
    Gujarat
    361 008
    Phone No :-288-676854
    Fax No :-288-555966
    [email protected]

    Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

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    Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)

    Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda offers 4 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)

    View Details Duration: 5 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree
     
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