National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA) Jaipur

Also called NIA, National Institute of Ayurveda was formed in 1976 to offer training and research facilities in Ayurveda in India. Located in Jaipur, it is a leading institution that was established by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. It is counted amongst the eight national institutions that are devoted to “Indian Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy education”.

The institute’s origin dates back to 1946 when Government Ayurvedic College, Jaipur was established by the Government of Rajasthan. In 1976, it was merged with this institution and became the National Institute of Ayurveda. The institute is officially certified by Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Rajasthan Ayurved University, Jodhpur.

The institute now offers fourteen specialties for the postgraduate program and nine specialties for Fellowship Program leading to Ph.D. Apart from these, graduate and diploma programs are also offered at the establishment. The institute is home to Ayurvedic teaching and research and is also one of the only two institutes that provides postgraduate study in Ayurveda under the support of the Government of India. The institute also offers academic facilities at the undergraduate level. Admission to these levels is based entirely on merit. The university conducts a national-level entrance exam to offer admissions.

Apart from academics, NIA also maintains a hospital to provide medical care by following Ayurvedic Treatment Methods. The hospital comes with facilities such as OPD, IPD, Central Laboratory, Primary Emergency Care Unit, Panchakarma Unit, and many more. It has served a large number of patients and has been awarded for providing Nasya Panckarma treatment to 800 people on 15th September 2017.

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Last updated on November 10th, 2021 at 10:20 am