PG Diploma in Yoga Therapy

P.G. Diploma in Yoga Therapy (P.G.D.Y.T)


It is ideal for those who wish to be grounded into the very roots of the ancient views on Yoga Therapy, traced in timeless yogic scriptures, as well as, psycho-physiological and psychobiological interpretation of the experiential science of Yoga.

The course aims to train science / medical graduates and qualified yoga teachers into clinical / Therapeutic aspects of yoga so that they can become a part of Yoga Therapy team at hospitals / social and educational institutes. Its objectives include promoting the awareness for “Positive Health” and “Yogic Personality Development” in students and also to develop and impart skills in application of yogic practices for restoring and promoting positive Health. Etiology of selected diseases is studied with the help of research surveys and clinical observations in the context of basic concepts in Yoga, Ayurveda, Psychology and modern medicine.

Course Date:

Course starts from August 1st every year. One Academic Year with two semester Theory & Practical classes at Kaivalyadhama & 6 months Internship at the Medical College.




Qualification: Science Graduate with 60% Or D.Y.Ed with 55% aggregate Or Graduate from any stream with Certificate in Yoga.

Age: There is no age bar for the course.

Intake Capacity: 15

Medical Test: Candidates should be medically fit and sound. Selection is subject to clearing the medical examination conducted by the Institute.


For Indians: 

Course Fees – Rs. 16,600/-
Boarding & Lodging – Rs. 72,000/-
Others – Rs. 49,400/-
Total – Rs. 1,38,000/-

For International Students:

Course Fee – USD 2835
Boarding & Lodging – USD 3365
Total – USD 6200

Selection is based on Merit-cum-timely Registration.

Selection Methods:


Semester – I Teaching Non-Teaching

Foundations of Yoga-1               55 Hrs. 42 Hrs. 

Practical and Professional ethics 55 Hrs. 42 Hrs.

Psychology and Health 55 Hrs. 42 Hrs.

Yoga Therapy  -I 55 Hrs. 42 Hrs.


220Hrs. 168Hrs.

Semester – Ii

Foundation of yoga-2 55 Hrs. 42 Hrs.

Yoga Therapy II 55 Hrs. 42 Hrs.

Yoga and allied sciences 55 Hrs. 42 Hrs.

Research in Yoga 55 Hrs. 42 Hrs


220Hrs. 168Hrs.

Practical Yoga 480 Hrs. 29.33 Credit

Teaching Hrs. 440 Hrs. 29.33 Credit

Non Teaching Hrs. 336Hrs. 22.40 Credit

Practical Hrs. 480 Hrs. 32 Credit

Internship :       6 months


Semester – I

Paper I : Foundations of Yoga-1 – Marks 100

Paper II:            Practical and Professional ethics – Marks 100

Paper III:           Psychology and Health – Marks 100

Paper IV:          Yoga Therapy -I  Marks 100

Yoga Practical’s  Marks 100

Assignment  Marks 100

Semester – II 

Paper V: Foundation of yoga-2 – Marks 100

Paper VI:         Yoga Therapy II – Marks 100

Paper VIII:        Yoga and allied sciences – Marks 100

Paper IX:           Research in Yoga – Marks 100

Paper XII:          Project work, Dissertation and Viva-Voce. – Marks 100

Yoga Practical’s  Marks 100

In an ultimate analysis

8 Theory papers   X 100         800 marks

Practicals                                200 marks

Assignment 100 marks

Internship Project                    100 marks.


Grand Total                   1200 marks

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Students are then sent on a six month rigorous internship programme at the prestigious Medical College campus. (One Academic Year Theory & Practical classes at Kaivalyadhama & – 6 months Internship at the reputed institute or centre)

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