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Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth (National Academy of Ayurveda), an autonomous organization fully funded by the Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, New Delhi, Dhanwantari Bhawan, Road No.66, Punjabi Bagh (West), New Delhi-110026, has invited applications for admission to the One year ‘Certificate Course of Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth (CRAY)’ aimed at providing additional hands on training to the Ayurvedic doctors having successfully completed the BAMS degree course.
The Vidyapeeth appoints renowned scholars and experts/practitioners in the field of Ayurveda as Gurus and runs courses under traditional method of ‘Guru Shishya Parampara’. For this purpose, RAV has identified well known Ayurveda practitioners having more than 20 years of practice in the concerned specialty. The selected students shall be posted with these Gurus where the students will gain the knowledge and training about the concerned specialty through the method of ‘Guru Shishya Parampara’. At the end of successful completion of the course, the students will be awarded the certificate (CRAV).
The clinical specialties in which the training would be provided include (i) Kayachikitsa (ii) Stree Roga and Prastuti Tantra (iii) Ksharsutra (iv) Marma Chikitsa (v) Bhagna and Asthi Chikitsa (vi) Shalakya (Netra Roga) (vii) Shalakya (Danta Roga) and such other clinical specialties depending upon availability of the gurus. The BAMS graduates interested in Bhaishjaya Kalpana and Aushadhi Nirman are posted with the reputed gurus having the facility of Ayurvedic Drug manufacturing.
The duration of the course is one year during which the students have to attend the clinical and other duties in the concerned specialty as per the directions of the guru. The students have to submit Monthly and Quarterly Report of the work done to the Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth. They also have to write one dissertation on the subject given by Guru/RAV.
RAV provides stipend to the students to meet the cost of education and living during the course of study. The allocation with the Gurus shall be done by the RAV depending upon the merit of the students in the entrance examination, 250 km distance and his/her Gurus’ choice.
Eligibility: Applicant should hold BAMS (Ayurvedacharya) degree from any recognised institution and University. Internship should be completed by 25th January, 2023. Those with MD (Ayu) or M.S (Ayu) can also apply.
Age limit: (As on 25-01-2023): Maximum 30 years for graduates (not born before 25.1.1992) and 32 years for Post graduates (not born before 25.1.1990). There will be relaxation of 3 years for OBC candidates (not born before 25.1.1989 for graduates and not born before 25.1.1987 for Post graduates) and 5 years for ST/SC (not born before 25.1.1987 for graduates and not born before 25.1.1985 for Post graduates). Upper age limit will be 35 years for Government sponsored candidates (permanent medical officers working in Central/State Government (not born before 25.1.1987). Additional relaxation of 5 years will be given to Physically Handicapped candidates.
Selection: RAV will hold a Written Test at 12 noon on 5th February, 2023 (Sunday) at New Delhi, Pune, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Varanasi and Thrissur. It will have 100 single responses multiple choice questions (SRMCQ) from subjects of BAMS course. Each question carries one mark and the maximum marks are 100. There is no negative marking. The duration of test will be 1 hour & 40 minutes.
Application: The Notification, Prospectus and Application form are available at http://ravdelhi.nic.in/
Examination Fee is Rs. 2000/- (Rs.1000/- for SC/ST candidates) to be paid online.
Applicants have to submit their Google Form which is available on official website before sending the application form through post.
Filled in application with self-attested documents should reach ‘Director, Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, Dhanwantari Bhawan, Road No.66, Punjabi Bagh (West), New Delhi-110026’, only through Speed Post/Courier/by Hand, latest by 25th January, 2023.