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Qualification in AYUSH Healthcare Systems

Posted on: January 03, 2022 | Back | Print

Ayush systems of healthcare have great potential to cater to numerous healthcare needs of people and in strengthening healthcare system of India. Career opportunities in the Ayush sector for professionals of all disciplines have increased during recent years.


A Sub-Council on Ayush was constituted under the aegis of Healthcare Sector Skill Counoil(H5SC) to undertake the skill development initiatives in the Ayush sector. HSSC is engaged In the development of a quality eco-system for vocational education and has developed a robust system of standardized training, assessments certifications !n the country for development of various categories of skilled healthcare professionals as per the needs of the healthcare sector. Further, Ministry of Ayush is working on skill development initiatives so that youth of the country could be trained in the Ayush job roles. These skilled professionals would assist Ayush sector.

Following qualifications in Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, tinani, Sicidhar Homoeopathy systems of healthcare have been developed by HSSC Sub Council on Ayush and Ministry of Ayush has recognized these qualifications for training in the Ayush sector (details may be seen under Healthcare sector at https://www.nor.gov.in)—

S. No. QP/Job Role Name NSQF Level Training Hours
(Class + Lab)
On Job Training Hours
1 Ayurveda Ahar and Poshan Sahyaka 4 500 100
2 Ayurveda Dietician 5 540 NA
3 Cupping Therapy Assistant 4 520 240
4 Kshara Karma Technician 4 1000 200
5 Panchakarma Technician 4 1000 500
6 Yoga Therapy Assistant 4 560 340
7 Assistant Yoga Instructor 3 203 NA
8 Yoga Wellness Trainer 5 405 NA