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Post Graduate Diploma in Alternative Medicines (P.G.D.A.M.)
( Distance Education Programme )


POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES (P.G.D.A.M.)
 is a 1 year post-graduate course conducted by the Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, duly Registered by the Government of West Bengal under Act XXVI based on the Central Government Act XXI of 1860. 

Students completing the P.G.D.A.M. course can register his/her name as a Registered Practitioner – RMP(IBAM) under Rule 7A of IBAM and can practice anywhere in India under Article 19(1)g of the Constitution of India.

International students or Indian students migrating abroad can apply for government attestation of the certificate with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India and the Ministry of External Affairs (Foreign Ministry), Government of India on completion of the course for using it internationally.
Students will also be eligible to register as a Holistic Health Practitioner and practice in U.S.A., Canada, U.K. (Europe), Australia and New Zealand on completion of the programme.

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ELIGIBILITY / PRE-REQUISITE: Bachelor's degree in any discipline. 

*For practitioners and research workers who are practicing for the last 5 years, the minimum basic qualification is exempted.

DURATION: 1 Year.

(It may be completed in a shorter duration based on the student's ability and performance.)

COURSE STRUCTURE: The programme is made up of 10 subjects with 7 compulsory and 3 electives as below: 

Compulsory Subjects (7):

Human Body Structure (Anatomy)

Human Body Function (Physiology)

Human Body Disorders (Pathology)

Natural Health Laws (Hygiene)

Medical Ethics & Laws (Medical Jurisprudence)

Women Diseases (Gynecology & Obstetrics)

Description of Diseases & its Management (Practice of Medicine)

Elective Subjects (3):
Three alternative therapies of student's choice.

List of Elective Subjects (Any three from the following): 

Acupressure

Acupuncture

Aromatherapy

Aura Healing

Bach Flower Remedies

Beauty Therapy

Counselling and Psychotherapy

Chinese Medicines

Chiropractic

Comparative and
In-Depth Study of Naturopathy with Ayurveda and Homeopathy

Crystal Healing

Cupping Therapy

Diet and Nutrition

Electro Homeopathy

Feng Shui

Gem-Tele-Colour Therapy

Herbal Medicines

Hypnotherapy

Hydrotherapy

Indo Allopathy

Iridology

Kinesiology

Magnet Therapy

Massage Therapy

Medical Astrology

Meditation

Naturopathy

Oriental Diagnosis

Osteopathy

Physiotherapy

Pranic Healing

Pyramid Healing

Radiesthesia and Radionics

Reflexology

Reiki Healing

Sound Therapy

Spiritual Healing

Tibetan Medicines

Vitamin Therapy

Yoga Therapy

COURSE MATERIALS: 

The study materials required for the course are provided by the Indian Board of Alternative Medicines.

The syllabus of the courses of the Board are as per standard of and based on the syllabus prescribed by the Ministry of Health, Government of India and various other national and international universities, premiere medical institutions and important societies working in the field of alternative medicines.

National (Indian) students - Tentative duration within which Indian students can expect to receive their study materials is 2 weeks.

International students - Tentative duration within which International students can expect to receive their study materials is 3 weeks.

EXAMINATION: 

One set of final examinations will be conducted at the end of the course.

Examinations can be taken either in the center in Kolkata, India or by postal / online mode from outside Kolkata from the student’s residence.

Students should intimate their choice of examination at the time of enrollment. Different sets of papers are set based on the mode of examination being conducted by the Board (Kolkata Center / Online / Postal) and students are provided with Model Test papers of last few years for assistance in preparation based on the examination mode notified.

TOTAL FEES: US $600 / Rs. 29400. Full fees should be sent with the form.

General Information

Candidates are required to submit a photocopy of your their educational qualifications, 3 passport sized photographs, course application form and the fees for admission.

Educational Qualification certificates and photographs can be submitted either through email by scanning them to trainings@altmedworld.net or through postal mail to Department of Admissions, Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, 80, Chowringhee Road, Kolkata - 700020, India.

The Online Course Application Form towards the P.G.D.A.M. Course is available on the below weblink:
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The fees can be remitted using any of the below four modes:

  1. Online Payment (Credit Card)
  2. Wire Transfer (Bank Transfer)
  3. Demand Draft / Cheque
  4. Money Order

Note: For International students remitting their fees in terms of US Dollars, the fees should be remitted in the mode of Online Payment (Credit Card) or Wire Transfer (Bank Transfer) only. Demand Drafts / Cheques or Money Orders are accepted only if denominated in terms of Indian Rupees.

By Credit Card

In case of payment by credit card, please fill up the online form for the desired course & thereafter, click on the option for credit card payment which will lead you to a form where you need to fill up the required details for credit card payment.

By Wire Transfer / Bank Transfer / Swift Transfer / NEFT / RTGS / Bank Deposit

SWIFT CODE OF THE BANK (BANK OF MAHRASHTRA):  MAHBIN BBCAL

NAME OF THE BENEFICIARY: The IBAM Academy

ACCOUNT NO. OF THE BENEFICIARY: 60223969848

NAME OF THE BANK : BANK OF MAHARASHTRA

IFSC CODE: MAHB0000376

ADDRESS: CHOWRINGHEE ROAD BRANCH, CALCUTTA, INDIA

By Banker's Cheque to be drawn in favour of

The IBAM Academy, payable at CALCUTTA, INDIA and should  be sent to:

INDIAN BOARD OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES
80, CHOWRINGHEE ROAD
CALCUTTA - 700 020
INDIA  

By Money Order to:

INDIAN BOARD OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES
80, CHOWRINGHEE ROAD
CALCUTTA - 700 020
INDIA

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