Indian Board of Alternative Medicines (Department of Distance and Continuing Education):
The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, based in Calcutta (Kolkata), West Bengal, India, is an internationally-recognized holistic medicine training institute. We offer alternative medicine correspondence courses to students from all over the world. Our distance learning undergraduate and postgraduate diploma, degree and doctoral programmes include a wide range of alternative medicine disciplines including Naturopathy; Medicinal Herbalism, Reflexology, Acupuncture, Yoga & Massage and Reiki Therapy among many others.Email: Contact us below ( or request a callback ).Distance Learning Doctor of Medicine in Alternative Medicines M.D.(A.M.) Program:
The Doctor of Medicine in Alternative Medicines M.D. (A.M.) distance learning course is highly recommended for qualified and experienced practitioners of conventional medicine to provide them with the knowledge and skills of various modalities of alternative medicine and complementary therapies.
The language of instruction is English. The course duration is one year. However, it may be completed in a shorter duration based on the student's ability and performance.
- Compulsory Subject (1):
History, Philosophy & Principles of Alternative Medicines
- Elective Subjects (4):
4 elective alternative therapies of student's choice.
How does distance learning work?
Lessons on the four elective alternative therapies and the compulsory subject of History, Philosophy and Principles of Alternative Medicine are sent by air mail. The student is allowed a certain amount of time to study the lessons following which examination papers are mailed to the student. There will be five papers and the student will be asked to answer the same at their place of residence. All the question papers have to be solved and the answers sent to the Institute for evaluation.
An M.D. (A.M.) Certificate and Marksheet is awarded to the successful students.
Who is eligible to take this course?
- Those persons who have passed any degree course from an authentic institution.
- Those persons who have completed the M.B.B.S., D.M.S., D.H.M.S., B.H.M.S., B.A.M.S., B.A.S.M., B.E.M.S., B.I.A.M.S., B.N.Y.T., B.A.T.S., B.U.M.S., N.D., N.O., M.D(A.M) etc.
*Practitioners/Research Workers who are practicing for the last 10 years. Minimum basic qualification is exempted.