Courses in Siddha

UG Course

Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery

Candidates shall have passed Tamil as one of the subjects in the 10th Standard or in Higher Secondary Course.

Candidates who are not covered under clause (c) above, have to study Tamil as a subject during the First Professional course.

For foreign students any other equivalent qualification to be approved by the concerned authorities may be allowed.

Duration of Course

The duration of the course shall be five years and six months comprising:

First Profession alTwelve Months
Second ProfessionalTwelve Months
Third ProfessionalTwelve Months
Final ProfessionalEighteen Months
Compulsory Rotatory Internship  Twelve Months

Degree to be awarded: The candidate shall be awarded Siddha Maruthuva Arignar (Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery –B.S.M.S.) degree after passing all the examinations and completion of course of study extending over the period and the compulsory rotatory internship extending over twelve months.

Medium of Instruction: The medium of instruction for the course shall be Tamil or Hindi or any recognized regional language or English.

PG in Siddha

The nomenclature of post-graduate degree in respective specialties shall be as under:-

S.NoNomenclature of speciatyAbbreviation
1Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – Pothu MaruthuvamM.D. (Siddha) General Medicine
2Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – GunapadamM.D. (Siddha) Materia Medica  and Pharmacology
3Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – Pura MaruthuvamM.D. (Siddha) External Therapy
4Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – Kuzhanthai  MaruthuvamM.D. (Siddha) Paediatrics
5Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – Noi NaadalM.D. (Siddha) Pathology and Diagnostic Methods
6Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – Nanju MaruthuvamM.D. (Siddha) Toxicology
7Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – Siddha Maruthuva Adipaadai  AriviyalM.D. (Siddha) Fundamental Principles of Siddha Medicine
8Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – Varma MaruthuvamM.D. (Siddha) Varma Medicine
9Siddha  Aruvai  Maruthuva  Peraring – Aruvai MaruthuvamM.S. (Siddha) Siddha Surgical Procedures
10Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – Sool and Magalir MaruthuvamM.D. (Siddha) Obstetrics and Gynaecology
11Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – Thol MaruthuvamM.D. (Siddha) Dermatology
12Siddha  Maruthuva  Peraring – Siddhar Yoga MaruthuvamM.D. (Siddha) Siddhar’s Yogic Science

Note 1: The departments of  Nomenclature of post graduate degrees of Sirappu  Maruthuvam and Nanju  Noolum  Maruthuva  Neethi  Noolum have been renamed as Pura Maruthuvam and Yogam and Sattam  Saarntha  Maruthuvamum Nanju  Maruthuvamum respectively.

Note 2: The post-graduate degree with the old Nomenclature (i.e Sirappu Maruthuvam and Nanju  Noolum  Maruthuva  Neethi  Noolum) may also be appointed or continued in concerned department.

PG Diploma in Siddha

Aims and Objectives: The aims and objectives of the Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Siddha shall be-

To produce efficient Siddha specialists in clinical specialties;

To produce the experts in various specialties for research and development in the field of Siddha like Maruthuvam, Varmam, Vathanoigal, Puramaruthuvam,Kuzhanthaimaruthuvam andYogam;and

To have the skills and competence to diagnose and manage the conditions in respective area of specialties.

Specialities for Post-Graduate Diploma in Siddha: The specialities available in the Post-Graduate Diploma in Siddha shall be the following, namely:-

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Thol Maruthuvam (Dermatology)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Muthiyor Maruthuvam (Geriatric Medicine);
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Kan Maruthuvam (Ophthalmology);
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Vatha Noi Maruthuvam (Rheumatology); Post-Graduate Diploma in Neerizhivu Maruthuvam (Diabetology);
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Karuvakka Maruthuvam (Fertility Medicine);
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Marunthu Seilyal (Pharmaceutics);
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Kayakarpam and Yogam (Rejuvenation and Yoga);
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Mana Noi Maruthuvam (Psychiatric Medicine);
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Putru Noi Maruthuvam (Oncology); and
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Noianuga Vithi Ozhukkam (Preventive Medicine)
  • Nomenclature and subjects of Post-Graduate Diploma Course. – The nomenclature subjects of Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Siddha and the Department under which the said course are included shall be as specified in Schedule – I

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