The Sushrutha Ayurvedic Medical College’s (SAMC) year of establishment is 2002. At Jivani in Bangalore city of India’s Karnataka state, the College is situated. The Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and SAMC are affiliated. Moreover, the College has the recognition of the Government of Karnataka. Besides, the College has the approval of Ayush that is the government body specializing in alternative medicine. Additionally, the Central Council of Indian Medicine (C.C.I.M) has accredited the College.
The SAMC is part of the Sushrutha Group of Institutions. In fact, the College was the dream of the renowned visionary leader, Guruji Sri H.R. Nagendra. He is a Researcher and the founder of Vivekananda Yoga Anusandana Samsthana (VYASA) that is based in Bangalore. The College was built by him as per the ideals of Swami Vivekananda. Also, he had the support of Dr. R. Nagaratna and others for developing the College.
The SAMC’s managing body is the Yadalam Trust that is, also, based in Bangalore city. During the year 2001, the Trust was founded. The Trust’s aim is to provide the required support to the less-privileged classes for improving their standard of living.
Sushrutha Ayurvedic College Bangalore imparts knowledge on Ayurveda that is one of the oldest scientific medicine systems. In fact, the bases of Ayurveda studies are the ancient Vedic texts: Samaveda, Yajurveda, Atharvaveda, and Rigveda. The students can pursue Ayurveda studies in a host of specializations at the College. Moreover, in India, the College plays an instrumental role in revolutionizing Ayurveda practices.
Since inception, the College has earned repute for the high education standards and efficient hospital set up. Indeed, the SAMC is among one of the well-known Ayurvedic Medical Colleges in Bangalore.
The College’s vision is to become one of the leading Ayurveda Colleges and teaching hospital, excelling in holistic healing. Moreover, the College’s objective is to set new benchmarks in undergraduate and postgraduate medical studies. Also, the College works to bring together the best educational facilities for training the students in the vital branches of medical education.
In the pursuit of academic excellence, the SAMC employs competent faculty members, imbibes ethics in the pupils, and provides world-class facilities - all in an environmental-friendly milieu.
More so, the focus is to offer affordable healthcare services to all. Even so, while catering to the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of the patients. Additionally, there are efforts to encourage the students to reach out to the country’s residents of the rural areas. To contribute to society, the College invests in innovative research, as well.
The SAMC campus is known as ‘Prashanti Kuteera’, having lush greenery all around. In the year 2002, the College shifted the premised herein. On the College campus, there are pupils and faculty members from across the world. The College, also, has branches in different countries for introducing India’s system of health sciences.
Additionally, on the campus is the College library where the students have access to a variety of publications. There are medical books, journals, magazines, and articles - both national and international ones that they can refer to. Additionally, they have the digital library for learning about the latest advancements in Ayurveda and other medical fields.
Indeed, the Library boasts of a wide compilation of information resources from medical and allied branches. The Library is fully-automated for the easy access of the students, too. In turn, users can find titles that are available in print and online form. Moreover, they receive training on how to find resources via the Internet. Also, Wi-Fi connectivity is available herein.
Further, the SAMC houses a botanical garden that contains over 300 varied types of medicinal plants. As such, the pupils can collect fresh specimens while preparing herbariums. Moreover, the College campus has people who avail Yoga sessions, research-based literature works, and spiritual studies.
To give clinical exposure to the pupils, Sushrutha Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital has tie-ups with many specialty hospitals. These include Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, Jayanagar General Hospitals, Padmashree Diagnostics, among others.
The College admission procedure involves considering the applicant’s academic background; and their performance in the interview rounds that the Management conducts. The candidates who aspire to get admission to the College’s BAMS program can apply online. Then, if they are eligible, they get admit cards. Whether seeking regular admissions or through the SAMC’s management quota, the applicants have to attend the personal interviews.
Sushrutha Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital Bangalore has around 200 seats that get filled by the authorities on the basis of the candidates’ performance and Management’s discretionary powers. All the same, a large number of seats are filled by the BAMC admission consultants who guide the pupils through the admission process.