Diploma Courses in Alternative Medicine

Indian Board of Alternative Medicines

Program Description

Diploma Courses in Alternative Medicine

Indian Board of Alternative Medicines

The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, based in Calcutta (Kolkata), Indiais an internationally-recognized holistic medicine training institute offering distance learning courses to students all over the world. We offer diploma courses, undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in a range of alternative medicine disciplines.

Distance Learning Alternative Medicine Diploma Courses (Taught in English):

One-year diploma coursesare available in the following therapies:

Yoga and Massage; Naturopathy; Bach Flower Remedies; Reiki Therapy; Acupressure; Acupuncture; Magnetotherapy; Reflexology; Aromatherapy; Hypnotherapy; Iridology; Electro - Homeopathy; Radiesthesia and Radionics; Medical Astrology; Gem - Tele - Chromotherapy; Traditional Chinese Medicine; Chiropractic; Holistic Health & Nutrition; Medicinal Herbalism.

The total number of subjects in each diploma courseis four.

Compulsory Subjects (3):

  • Human Body Structure (Anatomy)
  • Human Body Function (Physiology)
  • Human Body Disorders (Pathology)

The fourth subject is the specific alternative therapy enrolled in.

Diploma in Alternative Medicines Course (2 years): The 2-year Diploma in Alternative Medicines allows students to pick three elective therapies to study in addition to the compulsory subjects.The coursemay be completed in a shorter duration based on the student's ability and performance.The total number of subjects is six.

Compulsory Subjects (3):

  • Human Body Structure(Anatomy)
  • Human Body Function (Physiology)
  • Human Body Disorders (Pathology)

Elective Subjects (3): Three alternative therapies of student's choice.

Eligibility / Pre-Requisites:

For all the courses mentioned above are High School / Standard Xth / O level or Equivalent.

How Does Distance Learning Work?

Lessons on the specific therapy of each course and on general medical subjects are sent to the students by air mail. The medium of instruction is English. The student is allowed a certain amount of time to study the lessons following whichexamination papers are mailed to the student. All the question papers have to be solved and the answers sent to the Institute for evaluation.

A Diploma Certificate and Marksheet is awarded to the successful students.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated August 1, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
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Open Enrollment
1 - 2 years
24,400 INR
Start date Open Enrollment
India Kolkata, West Bengal
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Duration 1 - 2 years
Price 24,400 INR