The aims & objective of Indian Medicine Central Council (Post Graduate Ayurveda Education) Regulations, 2016 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-III, Section- 4 on 7 November, 2016 are “to provide orientation of specialties and super-specialties of Ayurveda, and to produce experts and specialists who can be competent and efficient teachers, physicians, surgeons, gynaecologists and obstetricians (Stri Roga and Prasuti Tantragya), pharmaceutical experts, researchers and profound scholars in various fields of specialisation of Ayurveda”.
The regulation allows post graduate degree in surgical branch in Ayurveda viz-Shalya (Surgery), Shalakya (Eye, E.N.T. & Dentistry) & Strirog Prasuti Tantra (Gynecology and Obstetrics). P.G. Degree courses [M.S.(Ayurveda)] are of 3 Years duration after B.A.M.S.