Naturopathy is a system that uses natural remedies to help the body to heal itself. It embraces many therapies, including herbs, massage, acupuncture, exercise and nutritional counselling. Naturopathy is a system of healthcare with a deep history of traditional philosophies and practices, medically trained practitioners and a breadth of natural treatment options to serve patients.
Naturopathy takes a holistic approach to wellness and supports a person to live a healthy lifestyle. The foundations of naturopathy are based on the importance of healthy diet, clean fresh water, sunlight, exercise and stress management.
The study of Yoga is called Yogic Science. Originating from Sanskrit word ‘Yoga’ translates to ‘connection’ in simple words connection to inner-self. Yoga is a practice of combined efforts to keep the body and mind in best shape by doing Yoga asanas.
Yoga has been mentioned in many major texts of Hinduism such as Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita and Mahabharata. Buddhism and Jainism have their own dedicated literature based on their own versions of Yoga. The science of all the aspects of Yoga is termed as ‘Yogic Science’.
Few lines about Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS)
The Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Science (BNYS) is a 5.5 years course that can be joined after the completion of PUC or 12th class. The course mainly trains the students with all the elements of naturopathy & yogic sciences. The students will be given in-depth understanding of the traditional medicine and traditional methods of treatments for various diseases. The course also gives an in-depth understanding of Yoga and its application for a healthy lifestyle in the people.
Naturopathy is a form of alternative medicine. It makes the use of principles of natural healing, non-invasive treatment and self-healing. The naturopathy system extensively uses diet control, exercise, massage and herbal medicine.
Yogic Science involves three major elements they are:
Asanas (bodily postures)
The Yogic Science trains the students in various areas such as Hatha Yoga, Yoga Practice, Ayurveda, Anatomy and Physiology, Yoga Therapy.
Eligibility for BNYS course
The students who have completed their PUC or 10+2 with PCB or CBZ with 50% aggregate percentage in all the subjects from a recognised board are eligible to apply for Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS).
The eligible students have to appear for NEET exams in order to get admission to BNYS course.
There are two modes of admission procedures for BNYS courses. The first one is Merit based admissions and second one is Direct admissions.
1. Merit Admissions
The first mode of admission is known as merit admission procedure. The students who are interested to join the BNYS degree should mandatorily appear for the NEET entrance exams and undergo counselling to choose their desired colleges for merit seats. The merit seats are allotted to the students according to their rankings and marks obtained by them in their PUC or 10+2 class.
There are two types of counselling for the Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS) course, they are:
Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) Counselling
The students who are interested to join government naturopathy & yogic science colleges and other naturopathy & yogic science colleges that are affiliated to the government should undergo the counselling procedures of Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).
The students interested in merit seats under government quota are required to complete the counselling procedures and join for BNYS courses. The naturopathy & yogic science colleges under the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) are affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS). The fees are fixed by the government for merit admissions.
Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) Counselling
The students who are interested to join the private naturopathy & yogic science colleges and deemed universities that are affiliated to the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) are required to apply for the MCC counselling procedures. The students should qualify the MCC counselling procedures to get admission to their desired private naturopathy & yogic science educational institutions for Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Science (BNYS) programme.
2. Direct Admission
The eligible students who have appeared for NEET exam can also get admission to BNYS programme through another mode known as direct admissions. The students under direct admissions can choose their desired colleges for their study. The students interested to get direct admission can contact Galaxy Educational Services for more details about direct admissions. The fees are slightly higher for direct admissions.
What do the students of Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Science (BNYS) study?
The BNYS students will be studying the following syllabus in their course duration:
Philosophy of Nature cure
Philosophy & Practice of Yoga
Pathology I & II
Yoga and Physical Culture-1
Diagnostic Methods in Naturopath
Diagnostic Methods in Modern Medicine
Forensic medicines and toxicology
Psychology & Basic Psychiatry
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Yoga & Physical Culture - II
Nutrition & Herbology
Massage Chiropractors Osteopathy Aroma and Therapy
The job scopes for graduates of BNYS are very much abundant owing to the growth of indigenous healing practices and medications. The BNYS graduates are hired in Naturopathic clinics and many government aided Naturopathy and yogic science centres with a decent pay scale. The BNYS graduates are also largely hired in healing centres and spas across the globe.
Job roles available for BNYS students
Some of the job roles available for BNYS students are:
Salary and Emoluments
The average salary for a BNYS fresher will range from 4 lakhs to 6 lakhs per annum. The experienced professionals will be paid around 6 lakhs to 8 lakhs per annum. The salary also depends upon the recruiter and location.
The BNYS students have an abundance of opportunities in the hospitality industries. They are largely hired in health and wellness centres, spas, ayurvedic healing centres, etc. Many people are looking for many ayurvedic treatments in different healthcare and spas located across the globe. The demand for skilled professionals is increasing day by day in both India and abroad.
The BNYS students are also hired in 5 star, 7-star hotels and resorts especially in their wellness centres and spas. The increasing love towards self-healing treatments like yoga and ayurvedic treatments has created a good demand for the BNYS students. The salaries are also decent and the professionals can expect good career growth in the field.
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