Upon the completion of a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) internship, the final degree is typically awarded within seven working days. This is based on the standard procedure followed by most institutions offering the BAMS program. The internship is a crucial part of the BAMS course, which has a total duration of five and a half years, including the one-year compulsory rotatory internship.
The stipend for interns varies across different colleges and regions. For instance, in some colleges, the monthly stipend ranges from Rs 12,800 to Rs 13,000, which was revised to Rs 17,800-Rs 18,000, effective retrospectively from April 2020 until February 2021. In contrast, as per the norms prescribed by the M.P. Government, the stipend is Rs 14,000 for the first year, Rs 14,500 for the second year, and Rs 15,000 for the third year. In Maharashtra, medical students in state-run colleges receive a stipend of ₹11,000 during their internship period.
It’s important to note that these stipends and timelines can vary based on the specific policies of the institution or government norms. Therefore, it’s advisable to consult with your university or college board career center for accurate information regarding your internship opportunities and degree award process.