​​​​​​Ayurveda University in the state​

​For the first time in 2009-10, Hon'ble Chief Minister in para 95 of the budget speech had announced that an University will be established for the development of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences.  The allocation in the budget was made under the capital head from 2010-11 onwards.
​Year ​Allocation in Rs. lakhs
​2010-11 ​50.00
​2011-12 ​50.00
​2012-13 ​25.00
​2013-14 ​10.00
​2014-15 ​5.00
​2015-16 ​​1.00

​​​Ayush department has got requests from various elected representatives at different points of time to set up Ayurveda University at Tumkur, Bellary,Shimoga, Nippani, Gokak etc.
Presently Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences is affilliating the Ayurveda Medical Colleges in the state along with Medical Colleges for Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences.
Number of AYUSH Medical colleges affiliated and the intake permitted

​​ ​​
​Govt Colleges ​ ​​​ ​​​Private Colleges ​ ​ ​​Total Colleges ​ ​​ ​
​Aided Colleges ​​Unaided Colleges ​
​​Naturopathy & Yoga​01​25​00​00​03​210​04​235
The AYUSH Medical colleges are affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University for Health Sciences. Selection of candidates for all these Medical colleges will be made transparently through Common Entrance Test (CET).​

​​​​Government Ayurveda Medical Colleges


​Sl ​No ​​College ​Under Graduate
​Post Graduate ​
​​​​​1​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​​​​​​Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Bangalore ​ ​ ​ ​ ​​​​​​BAMS ​ ​ ​ ​ ​​​​​​60 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​​Dravyaguna​07
​Panchakarma (CSS)​07
​Roganidhana (CSS)​06
​2 ​​Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Mysore ​​BAMS ​​50 ​​Kayachikitsa​07
​Siddhantha (CSS)​05
​3​Taranatha Government Ayurveda Medical College​BAMS​40​Rasashastra & Bhyshajyakalpana​07
​4​Government Medical College, Shimoga​BAMS​50

In order to regulate higher education in Indian Medicine comprising Ayurveda and Unani under the Central Council of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy under the Central Council of Homoeopathy within the frame of University Grants Commission it is felt that an university to impart higher education in all the transhealth streams under the Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) is necessary in the state.   ​