Courses » M.Sc » Healthcare & Medical Science » Ayurveda » MS Shalya Tantra »

MS Shalya Tantra

Have you done the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) and now aspiring for a postgraduate program in a related field? Learn here the details of the course MS Shalya Tantra, a specialized program in the field of Ayurveda. Learn also the colleges for pursuing this course.

Course Name: MS Shalya Tantra
Group: M.Sc
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Ayurveda
Duration: 3 Years


Among the many firsts that India gave to the world is the art of surgery. It is very well known that it was sage physician Susruta, who pioneered surgery in ancient India. Shalya Tantra or its modern equivalent, surgery was then an important branch of Ayurveda. Thanks to the compilation ‘Susruta Samhita’, the modern world is today aware of the sophisticated surgical methods that were employed thousands of years back in India. The MS course in Shalya Tantra makes the student aware of those techniques as well as provides him or her with a deeper understanding of the field of modern surgery. Just like MBBS graduates a student of MS Shalya Tantra gets exposed to the principles and practices undertaken in surgery.

Eligibility and course duration

BAMS or other equivalent bachelors degree in the field of Ayurveda and surgery. The duration of the course is normally 3 years.

MS Shalya Tantra 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


MS Shalya Tantra - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering MS Shalya Tantra course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Ashwini Ayurvedic Medical College & PG Centre, Davangere,KarnatakaKuvempu UniversityKarnataka
Govt. Ayurveda College, ThiruvananthapuramUniversity of KeralaKerala
Govt.Ayurveda College, PuthiyakavuMahatma Gandhi UniversityKerala
S.D.M College of AyurvedaRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
Sri Sai Ayurvedic Medical College & HospitalChhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj UniversityUttar Pradesh

To add a college to the above list, you must search for college and then add a course to the college.

Filter by State

Karnataka     Kerala     Uttar Pradesh     

More about the course

Much before the advent of surgery in the western world, the art of surgery was known to ancient Indians by the name shalya tantra. It was practiced very widely in the country and there was a range of surgical methods that were practiced to remove complications. Some of the practices that you come to learn of through this course are dealing with various types of tumours, fractures, external and internal injuries, intestinal obstructions, complications during child birth and pregnancies, bladder stones and many more. As a result, there have been numerous advances in the field of shalya tantra in dealing with surgical complications such as wound management, ano-rectal diseases, fractures and urinary disorders. By learning the ancient practices and by practicing them through practical training and surgical procedures, one gains a lot about the ancient art of shalya tantra pioneered by the field of Ayurveda.

Career opportunities

Today, the field of Ayurveda, including shalya chikitsa or tantra plays an important role in treating many of the diseases prevalent in the country. Shalya tantra is especially useful at situations where the ailment or the problem is beyond the scope of allopathic treatment and medicines. The popularity of the field is spreading worldwide in many of the countries. It thus creates and excellent opportunity for those with an MS degree to strike it rich as an Ayurveda professional. Needless to say, there are opportunities both in the government and the private sector.

MS Shalya Tantra Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

Are you looking for admissions for MS Shalya Tantra for the academic year 2019 - 2020? We can connect you with the right colleges and universities offering MS Shalya Tantra courses in your preferred locations. Contact us for more details.

Return to Courses