Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences

Healthcare In Udupi

Ayurveda, ‘The Science of Life’, considered to be one of the Upavedas, has been serving mankind for more than four thousand years and still survives just because of its sheer therapeutic values. In the event of the scientific findings which have proved that ayurvedic medicines cure the disease by strengthening the body immune system, now considered to be the most scientific approach towards health, the relevancy of ayurvedic remedies become more significant. Also, it has become very popular in the west due to major changes taking place in the consumer attitude towards health and natural products.

Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences, was established with a vision to impart the knowledge of Ayurveda to one and all. The Institution took its inspiration from Late Dr. U. Krishna Muniyal, an Ayurvedic practitioner for over 40 years, who established Muniyal Ayurveda in 1940. Dr. U. Krishna was a direct disciple of Pandith Taranath, a great ayurvedic physician, who had treated Mahatma Gandhi several times.

The Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences is sponsored by Dr. U. Krishna Muniyal Memorial Trust (R.) and is located in a spacious 35,000 sq. ft. building, housing the Muniyal Ayurveda Hospital & Research Institute, a super-speciality ayurvedic hospital and Muniyal Herbals & Ayurvedic Remedies Ltd., an export-oriented ayurvedic pharmacy.

The college intends to train the students in ayurveda by using modern scientific ways, so that when they complete their course of study, they will be ready to face the challenges ahead without any setback. It will also encourage the students to involve themselves in ayurvedic research. The college, with its strategic location, is ready to take all the advantages available there for medical teaching and paramedical sciences.

The Course

B. A. M. S. (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery)

The college is now training students for the B. A. M.S. degree course according to the syllabus of the Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi. B.A.M.S. degree holders are eligible for registration at the Central or the State Ayurveda Boards. Their status is at par with any other Medical Graduate in India. They are also eligible for appointments in the Central or State Government Public Health and Ayurveda services.

Duration – 5 1/2 Years

1st Professional Course 18 months
2nd Professional Course 18 months
3rd Professional Course 18 months
Internship 12 Months

Mode of Selection

The selection of the candidates is based on merit, i.e. the percentage of marks obtained in the 10+2 (PUC/HSC/equivalent) examination in the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

 Facilities & Recreation

The college building includes a spacious and well-equipped computerized library, anatomy dissection theatre, physiology lab, staff-rooms, and conference & lecture halls. The institution has proposed to introduce education through computers, multimedia and the Internet, which will ensure high-quality and up-to-date education in ayurveda. Separate Hostels for boys and girls, with food, are available.

Muniyal Ayurveda Hospital and Research Institute

The Muniyal Ayurvedic Research Institute, exclusively does research in Ayurveda for finding remedies for chronic diseases

Muniyal Ayurveda Hospital is a Ayurveda speciality hospital consisting of the following facilities to provide comprehensive therapy under one roof.

At present Ayurvedic treatments are available for the following diseases

I. Respiratory disorders like allergic bronchitis, bronchial asthama, Sinusitis etc.
2. Various metabolic disorders like obesity, diabetes mellitus etc.
3. Various types of arthritis like Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteo arthritis etc.
4. Neuromuscular disorders like paralysis, muscular dystrophies etc.
5. Vascular headache and migrane.
6. Skin disorders like Psoriasis, Vitiligo, eczema etc.

Full-fledged `Panchakarma Therapy Rooms’.
yoga and Meditation Hall.
Facilities for traditional therapies like Navarakizi, Phizichill, Netratarpana, Shirodhara, Garshana, Swedana, Shirodhara, Netra Tarpana, Nasya and Basti are also available.

Patients are served with vegetarian diet, exclusively prepared from natural sources, collected from the Trust’s own organic farm and dairy farm.

The OPD is open on all days except Sundays.

Muniyal Ayurvedic Research Centre

Muniyal Ayurvedic Research Centre, founded in 1992, is an organization for reviving the glory of Ayurveda. The center aims to research and re-discover the magic of the wonderful remedies of Ayurveda which have been practiced in India for thousands of years. The center is quite proud to announce that some of its formulations have been attracting researchers from USA, UK. and Japan.


Muniyal Herbals and Ayurvedic Remedies Limited is situated at Manipal. It is built according to Vaastu Shastra – the ancient Indian achitecture being surrounded by ancient herbal gardens like Navagrahavana, Raashivana, Shivapanchayatana, Ashokavaka etc. When completed, it will be one of the biggest Ayurvedic drug manufacturing unit in Karnataka, equipped with the most modern machineries to meet the International Demand.


The herabal garden is a novel idea of the Trust. It involves villagers in and around Muniyal, Perdoor and Brahmavara, covering an area of about 500 acres, where the company has taken steps to preserve and protect invaluable and rare medicinal herbs. The company has adopted organic farming methods for the cultivation of these medicinal herbs, and proposes to get ‘Organic Certification’ from International Organic Certifying Agencies.

The research center and the manufacturing units source their raw materials from the herbal gardens. Steps have also been taken to promote the commercial cultivation of herbs in controlled atmosphere. Muniyal Ayurvedic Research Centre, founded in 1 992, is an organization for reviving the glory of Ayurveda. The center aims to research and re-discover the magic of the wonderful remedies of Ayurveda, which have been practiced in India for thousands of years.

Muniyal Ayurvedic Research Centre

The center is quite proud to announce that some of its formulations have been attracting researchers from USA, U.K. and Japan.

INSOL-N tablet, an oral ayurvedic anti-diabetic, a combination of more than forty anti-diabetic herbs, Shilajith and several Bhasmas, has undergone intensive research work. A post-graduate from Mangalore University has done his Ph.D. on INSOL-N. The company is proud to inform that INSOL-N is now a widely used oral Ayurvedic anti-diabetic in Karnataka.

HERBADICT tablet is another research product of the firm, which is found very effective on Alcoholics and drug addicts. It has been taken up for trail by Alcoholics Anonymous Association (AAA), Mysore branch and they have proclaimed that Herbadict is excellent on alcoholic addicts. Carmyle Medical Centre, Glasgow, U.K., has also shown interest in it and taken it up for trials.

MUNILIV tablet is the company’s proprietory preparation for viral hepatitis (jaundice).

MUNIPYRIN tablet is an ayurvedic proprietory preparation for Rheumatism and Arthritis, which has been sent to top orthopedicians of the state for trials and the initial results are quite promising.

Our other proprietory preparations are OROFRESH, for complete oral hygene,
KUTJA COMPOUND, a remedy for Amoebiasis, GASTROCILIN, for hyper acidity,
FEMICLIN, a drug of choice for menopausal syndrome, which helps to avoid Hysterectomy, GERITON syrup, a nervine tonic for general debility, BRONCOVIN, for allergic bronchitis, HERBOTRIM, for obesity, and PRASHANTH KESHA TAILA, for lustrous hair and tranquil mind.

The company’s new ayurvedic product “HEARTOGEN”, a cardio-protective has been found very effective in mild hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, Tachycardia, Angina Pectoris, etc., hence has become an essential drug for each and every cardiac patient.

Company’s latest product released to the market is Prajna Fourte Tablets. Found very effective in Parkinsonism and Depression. It is also found useful in Epilepsy, Anxiety Disorders, Memory loss, Stammering and other Neuromuscular Disorders. It can be given as a regular health supplement to children to enhance their academic performance.

The company’s product for Cancer has been taken up for trial by some prestigious hospitals and the company’s product for AIDS has been given to some H.I.V. positive patients for trials.

Muniyal Ayurvedic Research Center is the only ayurvedic company from Karnataka, which had participated in the exhibition held at the India International Marketing Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences

Industrial Area, Manipal – 576 104
Phone: 91 820 2572178, 2575025


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