Physician, Ayurvedic

BAMS Doctor

Minimum Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery

Minimum experience of 2 years in ayurvedic medicine

The tasks a Physician, Ayurvedic is expected to perform include:

Examining patients by interrogation, sight, feeling pulse rate, etc.

Diagnosing ailment and prescribing necessary medicines according to Ayurvedic system of treatment

Interrogating patients about nature of ailment and previous historytheof disease

Ascertaining condition of bowel movement, appetite, etc.

Observing urine, stool and sputum if necessary

Applying findings for diagnosis and treatment

Deciding time of treatment and prescribing medicines, instructingthedosageand precautions.Also, providing guidance regardingthe diet

Prescribing medicines for general improvement of health and prevention of diseases

Preparing and selling tonics, patented and other indigenous medicines such as bhasams, asavs (extracts of medicinal herbs), etc.

In-depth knowledge of ayurvedic medicine and its application

Knowledge of medical practices

Desire to keep up-to-date with any advances in the diagnosis and treatment of patients

Proficient in prescribing and explaining ayurvedic products in eloquent Hindi

Knowledge of making ayurvedic medicines

Knowledge of precautions to be taken by the patients while on ayurvedic medicines

Skilled in science such as biology, human anatomy and biochemistry

Proficient in examining patients

Skilled in interpreting tests and accordingly counselling patients on rehabilitative, preventative and dietary care

Skilled in using medical equipment and instruments

Not required

Ability to make informed decisions

Excellent communication skills

Good interpersonal skills




Ability to work under pressure


Leadership qualities

Excellent analytical skills

Attention to detail

It is a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Nurses and other Medical Staff

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

Hospitals/clinics usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from clinic to clinic Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include exposure to infections Occupational hazards include mental stress and pain in joints, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 10,000 to 15,000 per monthFor candidates with experience - INR 30,000 to INR 50,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Healthcare Sector in India

According to CII, healthcare has emerged as one of the largest service sectors in India. With estimated revenue of around $ 30 billion, it constitutes 5% of GDP and offers employment to around 4 million people. By 2025, Indian population will reach 1.4 billion with about 45% constituting urban adult (15 years+). To cater to this demographic change, the healthcare sector will have to be about $100 billion in size contributing nearly 8 to 10% of the then GDP.Medical tourism market is valued to be worth over $ 310 million with foreign patients coming by 100,000 every year,

According to a report by CII, the Indian herbal industry will be around INR 7000 crores by 2020. According to Dr. K.K Sijoria, MS (Ayu), Deputy Medical Superintendent Tibbia Hospital, nearly 80 percent of India?s population uses Ayurveda, either fully or combining it with allopathic diagnosis. Over the last two decades, due to an increase in lifestyle diseases, the awareness about the world?s oldest medicine, which originated in India, has increased phenomenally around the globe, bringing tremendous employment opportunities and a stable career option for Physicians, Ayurvedic across the country.

Herbal pharma companies



Medical colleges

Government research institutes

Spas and resorts

Cities and towns across India