Alternative Medicine and Counselling > M.D. - Alternative Medicines

Basic Eligibility


For taking admission into this course a student should have completed his/her bachelor degree from a recognized University. The duration for this is one year.

Job Prospects

Alternative medicine practitioners have lots of scope in medical field such as counseling, mental or physical therapy, healthcare department, naturopathic doctor, etc.   Professional in this field gets training and motivation to develop their knowledge. For some career in this field may need additional knowledge, certification and education. A graduate in alternative medicine can seek career option in following areas such as researcher, practitioners in Ayurvedic & homeopathic, hospitals, dispensaries and in government sectors.

For private practitioners in above fields get the initial salary range of Rs 8,000. A graduate student working with a trained practitioner or in clinic could help them to gain the confidence and revenue. In research institutions and in Drug and pharmaceutical companies employ research scientists and consultants in order to work in this field. Post-graduates students can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges.

Some job titles are: -


  • Masseuse
  • Wellness counselor
  • Acupuncturist
  • Chiropractor
  • Naturopathologist

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