The college has an independent campus located in the picturesque Pachagiri Hills opposite to the Art of Living International Ashram, Bangalore.
ABOUT THIS COLLEGE:
SSCASR was established in the year 2004 to provide a platform of higher learning and development in the field of Ayurveda. The vision of His Holiness Sri Sri Ravishankar, to spread this knowledge of ancient India to every corner of the world.
A blend of ancient wisdom and modern science, the college has traditional experts brainstorming with modern scientists to bring the best of Ayurveda to the world. The college will deliver the knowledge and skill of Ayurveda by leveraging its vast network of human resources to revive rare and ancient chikitsas.
SSCASR is an initiative of Sri Sri Ravishankar Vidya Mandir (SSRVM) Trust, a charitable, spiritual and educational public institution involved in imparting quality education, research and vocational guidance in various fields of human endeavor. The trust provides educational services to the society by promoting, operating and managing educational institutions nationwide.
The institution is shaping the world be ayurvedic doctors which are the need of the hour keeping the global scenario in view. As an added advantage, the institution has the back up of the spiritual atmosphere of - The Art of Living Ashram.
The college offers Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery degree course affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India. This course is recognized by the Government of Karnataka and approved by CCIM, New Delhi and Government of India.
Students must have passed the two year PUC examination of the PU Examination Board, Bangalore or any other examination recognized as equivalent therein with English as one of the languages and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects, with minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate of relevant science subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology of the Second year PUC only.) SC/ST candidates require aggregate minimum of 40%. Candidate should complete 17 years as on 31st December in the year of admission.
This professional course extends for a period of four and a half years comprising of three phases of eighteen months each. In addition to this the students will have go compulsory internship training for one year.
After successful completion of the course and the internship training, the student will be awarded Ayurvedacharya / BAMS degree.
Prof. B. G. Gopinath-Dean shouldered the responsibility of building up this temple of learning. In a very short span of time, the institution has progressed well. Now we have announced admissions for our fifth batch of 1st professional BAMS.
The institution has the credit of appointing qualified post graduates as teaching faculty for all the departments. The college has highly qualified and experienced teaching and training staff many of whom are established names in their respective fields.
The management has provided all required infrastructure, very good hostel facilities as well as serene and peaceful study atmosphere for the students. The spacious well equipped separate boys' and girls' hostels with indoor games facility, meditation hall and spacious dinning hall.
The college has a well stocked library consisting of over 3500 titles in Ayurveda and other reference books. A number of periodicals, Indian and International journals are also subscribed to. The library is open to the staff and the students of the college only.
Spacious ground for outdoor and indoor games and regular coaching by physical trainer, is being given to participate in competitions at State and National levels. A well equipped Gym is also available for the students and staff.
About 300 species of medicinal plants which includes rare and local species spread over 6 acres to help the students familiarize with each species. For research & development the college has a well equipped pharmacy with various products manufactured and marketed under the brand Sri Sri Ayurveda.
Manufacturing of Ayurvedic Medicines, Body Care Products and Food Supplements along with major research activity is undertaken at the state-of-the-art, GMP certified production unit and research center located in the vicinity of the college campus.
Transport facility is available for students and staff from Bangalore city to the institution and for local and out station visits to different institutions for study purpose. Every year educational tour is conducted, as part of the curriculum, to important places and institutions.
SSCASR has a 100 bedded hospital where students do their regular clinical studies. Reviving ancient Ayurvedic treatments is one of the aims behind setting up this hospital. It offers various remedial programs.