Earlier, the only one option available for freshly graduated doctors after passing BAMS was to start own practice. But these days there are good opportunities available for BAMS graduates. The areas which are available are,
Clinical practice: A postgraduate diploma in Emergency Medicine, a short course of 6 months can add value to the clinical practice of a BAMS student.
Academic : There are MSc courses in various science disciplines like Anatomy/Physiology/Microbiology for BAMS students. These are offered by many universities in many states of India.
Research: After BAMS research courses are offered by various institutions/colleges/universities. Financial support will be given by ICMR, CSIR, CCRAS, DST, etc. After 2 years of research, the fellowship will be converted Senior Research Fellowship. This research will lead you to your PhD.
Management and administration: After BAMS there are ample choices. once the candidate opts for MPH (Masters in Public Health), MHA (Masters in Health Administration) and MBA (Hospital and Healthcare management). They are in good demand. There are some other courses like Sports Medicine, Disaster Management, Industrial Management, Preventive and Promotive healthcare, Masters in Personnel Management which will help you in getting good jobs and have a better career. In all these courses you will have good opportunities and can compete with MBBS candidates.
BAMS candidates are also eligible for UPSC and Civil Services Examinations