Admission to AYUSH courses through NEET: The AYUSH Admission Central Counselling Committee (AACCC) grants admission to AYUSH courses through scores of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - NEET. Through AYUSH NEET counselling 2021, admission to 15% All India Quota seats in government, central universities, national institutes, private colleges, and 100% in deemed universities will be granted admission to Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (ASU&H) courses. As per the AACCC, the schedule and scheme for AYUSH admission through NEET 2021 will be uploaded on the official website, aaccc.gov.in/aacccug. NEET AYUSH 2021 counselling will be conducted in two rounds for 15% AIQ, while a mop-up round will be held for deemed/central universities, national institutes, and private colleges. A total of 52,720 seats in 914 BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, BSMS, and BNYS colleges through NEET 2021 will be granted. Marks obtained in NEET result 2021 will play an important role in AYUSH NEET counselling 2021.
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In order to participate in NEET counseling for AYUSH admissions, aspirants will have to register themselves by entering their personal, academic, contact, NEET 2021, and other asked details. Along with the registration process, candidates will have to provide their preferences of colleges as well as courses. Based on the NEET 2021 result, choices filled, seats available, reservation criteria, and other factors, admission to AYUSH courses will be granted. The remaining 85% state quota seats under AYUSH courses through NEET 2021 will be granted by respective state counselling authorities. Aspirants seeking more details on admission to AYUSH courses through NEET dates, rounds, procedure, seat allotment result, seats, and other details can check the article below.
|NEET exam date 2021||To be announced|
Names of AYUSH UG courses offered
BAMS,BHMS, BNYS, BUMS & BSMS
Same as NEET 2021 eligibility criteria
|Total AYUSH seats||52,720 seats|
|Total AYUSH colleges through NEET 2021||914 BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, BSMS, and BNYS colleges|
Counselling authority for AYUSH UG courses
AYUSH Admission Central Counselling Committee (AACCC)
Candidates can keep track of the important events related to admission to AYUSH courses through NEET 2021 from the table below.
NEET 2021 exam
12 September 2021
Registration/Payment (Round 1)
To be announced
To be announced
Last date of fee payment
To be announced
First seat allotment list
To be announced
|Final round one seat allotment list|
To be announced
Reporting at the allotted college
To be announced
Fresh Registration for Round II
To be announced
With the rise of dangerous and critical diseases, the majority of people are considering an alternative option for western medicine. India is the birthplace of many of the ancient and traditional healing methods, which has been treating the health problems of mankind for so many years. Today, many students wish to pursue many courses in the field of AYUSH, as it aims to encourage the development of education and research in this ancient art of healing.
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery
Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga Sciences
Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery
Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery
As mentioned above, admission to AYUSH courses will be granted on the basis of NEET 2021 scores, therefore, the eligibility criteria is similar to the one released by the National Testing Agency (NTA). However, because every institute has its own specific eligibility criteria, candidates are advised to check the website of the respective institute to know their eligibility criteria. Those who want to know the eligibility criteria of NEET can check the points below.
|Qualifying Exam||10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as a core subject in both Classes 11 and 12 from a recognized board.|
|Minimum Age Requirement||17 years as of December 31, 2021.|
|Maximum Age Limit*||25 years of age or more for unreserved category candidates and 30 years of age for reserved and PwD category candidates.|
|Qualifying Marks||UR - 50%, OBC/SC/ST - 40%, PWD - 45% (minimum aggregate marks only for PCB subjects)|
|Maximum Attempts||No limit on the permitted number of attempts.|
|Nationality||Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals|
The counselling procedure for AYUSH courses is similar to the NEET counselling 2021 but the dates are different. The counseling for AYUSH All India Quota seats, seats in government-aided institutes, central universities, national institutes, private colleges, and 100% seats in Deemed Universities is conducted by AYUSH Admission Central Counselling Committee (AACCC). The counseling for AYUSH courses through NEET is conducted in two rounds for 15% AIQ seats, after which a mop-up round is conducted only for Deemed/Central Universities and National Institutes. Aspirants have to fill their choices of colleges and courses according to their preference and lock it before the last given date. If an aspirant fails to do that, then the filled choices are locked by default.
After the completion of each round, the authority releases the AYUSH seat allotment list. On the basis of choices filled, seats available, NEET UG rank, reservation criteria and other factors, admission to AYUSH courses through NEET 2021 will be granted. For better convenience, NEET aspirants can check the previous years' AYUSH seat allotment list below. Those who will not get any seat in round one can take a part in the further round by entering fresh choices.
Admission to AYUSH courses through NEET Seat allotment list - Previous Year's
|Seat allotment round||AYUSH 2020 seat allotment list||2019 Seat allotment list|
|Round 1 (Provisional)||Click here||--|
|Round 1||Click here||Click here|
|Round 2 (Provisional)||Click here||Click hereClick here (REVISED)|
|Round 2 (Final)||Click here||Click here|
|Mop-up round||Click here (Provisional)Click here (Final)||Click here (Provisional)Click here (Final)|
The BAMS counselling 2021 along with other AYUSH courses will be conducted for 85% of state quota seats. The admission to AYUSH courses is taken on the basis of NEET 2021 merit list wherein each state which offers AYUSH courses will conduct their own separate counseling in accordance with their respective rules and regulations followed. The eligibility criteria for each state is set by the respective state counseling committee and thus may differ therefore it is advisable that the candidates check the website of the particular institute they wish to take admission in.To check the number of seats and colleges offering AYUSH courses, Click here.
Ayurvedacharya. BAMS is a 5 and a half years duration course that is an amalgamation of modern medicines along with traditional ayurvedic methods. Admission to this course will be granted through BAMS counselling 2021 conducted on the basis of NEET exam. BAMS includes the study of topics such as:
Ayurvedic as Modern Anatomy & Physiology
Ayurvedic Toxicology, Pharmacology, and Pharmaceutics including herbal and herbomineral medicines as well as essential modern pharmacology, diagnostics, and clinical methods.
Ayurvedic as well as modern aspects of - general medicine, gynecology and obstetrics, general surgery, pediatrics, ENT, ophthalmology, Panchakarma (Bio-cleansing procedure), Ayurvedic Classical Texts.
Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) is an undergraduate degree course that a candidate studies in order to gain knowledge in medical treatment through the homeopathic system. Homeopathy is the study of medical treatments with the help of highly medicines made of highly diluted substances that activates the self-healing processes in the body. Candidates who want to pursue BHMS will have a career in speciation such as Homoeopathic Pharmacy, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Skin Specialist and Infertility. The study of BHMS course involves topics such as:
Introduction to herbology
Fundamentals of Ayurvedic plant healing
Healing through nutritional therapies
Essential principles of homoeopathy
Mind and body healing techniques
Introduction to alternative medicine
History of holistic health
Immunology and immune system disorders
Introduction to traditional Chinese medicine
Health, wellness and longevity
The study of Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga Sciences (BNYS) includes the study of both traditional naturopathic as well as modern medicine. The healing method focuses on the natural ability of the body to cure itself which is assisted by naturopathy. The study of the courses includes such as:
The course Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS) provides knowledge of the most ancient study of AYUSH systems. Siddha is a traditional healing method that revolves around the idea that the physiological functions of a body are controlled by seven elements, the imbalance of which is the root cause of any kind of disease a person may get afflicted with. BSMS involves the study of:
Siddha Maruthuvam – Pothu (General Medicine).
Sirappu Maruthuvam (Special Medicine).
Pillaippini Maruthvam (Paediatrics).
Noi Nadal (Pathology).
Nanju nool (Toxicology)
BUMS i.e Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery is a course related to the Unani system of healing. Unani is a study of four main components which is earth, fire, water and air. The system has been best known for treating eight loss, kidney stones, diabetes, psoriasis, arthritis, etc. In BUMS, students learn about:
Regimental therapy (llaj -bit- Tadbeer),
Surgery (Jarahat), etc.
Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH)Government of IndiaAYUSH Admissions Central Counseling Committee (AACCC)
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