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Diploma in Panchkarma (DP)

What is Diploma in Panchkarma?

Panchakarma is a two-year diploma programme in the field of Ayurveda. The primary goal of this programme is to prepare applicants to practice Ayurveda in their clinic and perform well in future companies by covering the many fields of Ayurveda. It is a career that is presentational and gives applicants a variety of work prospects upon completion.

Panchakarma is a Sanskrit word that refers to cleansing the body of toxins left behind by sickness, poor diet, and environmental pollutants. The programme assists the applicant in gaining a deeper understanding of the subject by delving into research areas such as definition, classification, motivation, and terminology. The primary goal of this programme is to prepare applicants to practise Ayurveda in their clinic and perform well in future companies by covering the many fields of Ayurveda.

All Ayurvedic hands-on Shamanatherapies are taught to students, with a focus on employing the techniques for pacification.

External soothing techniques and a regimen are included in Shamana, but there is no inside cleansing. Under the supervision of a skilled Ayurvedic Practitioner or Ayurvedic Doctor, perform Pahchakarma therapies in conjunction with a Pahchakarma programme, emphasizing using the medicines for Shamanaand Shodhana Chikitsa. Shodhana entails detoxification and purifying processes and necessitates an Ayurvedic doctor's sophisticated clinical understanding.

Eligibility Criteria for Diploma in Panchkarma

Passing the 12th standard/identical assessment with at least 55 per cent in any subject is necessary for entry into this course. Most Indian states need direct passageway tests for admission to the confirmation programmes provided by various polytechnics in the state, and the state is no exception.

 Benefits of Diploma in Panchkarma

Students can work in the following fields after completing a Panchkarma Diploma, based on their ability, interest, and skill set:

  • National Mission for Ayush
  • At both government and private Ayurvedic hospitals, I work as a medical officer/doctor.
  • Ayurveda Specialty Centers are health centres that specialize in Ayurveda (Panchakarma, Ksharsutra, Netra)
  • Research on Medical Tourism (Central, state, private Institutions)
  • Academic (teaching at a university or a post-secondary institution)

Future Scopes of Diploma in Panchkarma

The students who have completed the Diploma in Panchkarma can continue their studies in specialized courses:

  • Certificate Course for Panchakarma Therapist 
  • Certificate Course for Dietetics in Ayurveda Panchakarma Therapist
  • M. Pharma (Ayurveda)
  • M. Sc. (Ayu Medicinal Plants)
  • Ph.D. (Ayurveda) 
  • PhD. in Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences 
  • PhD. in Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants 
  • M.D. / M.S. Ayurveda

Career and Job Opportunities after completing Diploma in Panchkarma

Ayurvedic medicine has become a trendy professional choice. In government and private Ayurvedic hospitals, an Ayurvedic practitioner can work as a medical officer or doctor. Ayurveda graduates can also open their practice. Professional or supervisory positions are also available in health care facilities. Research and development is another subject that post-doctoral and postgraduate Ayurveda academics can explore. In addition, the pharmaceutical business, which manufactures both Ayurvedic and FMCG products, is a viable employment opportunity for Ayurveda graduates and postgraduates.

Ayurveda professionals can also work as a health and wellness consultants in the hotel business. Herbal medication cultivation and commerce is another good topic to investigate, given the high demand for Ayurvedic drugs worldwide. After graduation, one can pursue a career in hospital administration or other administrative services.

The Ministry of Ayush has built many prestigious Ayurvedic institutes as part of its medical education programme. These institutions are critical in the sphere of teaching, training, research, and development. The Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), which sets the standards for medical education in Ayurveda, Siddha, and Unani through its numerous laws, regulates the standard of medical education in Ayurveda.

Fees Structure & Duration of course is Diploma in Panchkarma 

The fees vary depending on the college or the institution INR1 Lakh.Duration of this course is 1 year 

Syllabus of Diploma in Panchkarma

Syllabus of Diploma in Panchakarma



Fundamental Principles of Ayurveda                                                                               


Concepts of Wellness                                                          


Concept of Panchakarma


Instruments used in Panchakarma


Guidelines for Therapists


Personal Hygiene

Career Path

After doing Diploma in Panchkarma depending upon your aptitude, interest and skill set, you can work in the following areas:

  • Medical officer/doctor at government and private Ayurvedic hospitals.
  • Health center
  • Research (Central, state, private Institutions)
  • Medical Tourism
  • Ayurveda Speciality Centres (Panchakarma, Ksharsutra, Netra)
  • National Ayush Mission


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