PG Diploma in Yoga Education

PGDY.Ed is a post-graduation diploma program for aspiring yoga teachers.

The aim of this course is to train and prepare deserving candidates in the esoteric aspects of Yoga, which deals with the problems of integration of personality as a first step to higher practices.

The students are grounded in the various academic, practical, and scientific aspects of different Yoga related subjects to be efficiently equipped when they take up teaching.

Those with a special aptitude towards spirituality are initiated into higher esoteric practices and on further progress, if they wish, may be accepted into the Ashram.

Registration open for 2022 and 2023

Topics covered


9 months – 1000 Hours


On-Campus and Residential

Course Date

1st August 2021 to 25th April 2022


50 Indian students + International


Education: Graduation in any academic stream from a recognized university.
Those who are not graduates, but are practitioners and want to enhance their knowledge are welcome to join. However, they will be granted only a letter of attendance, and not the Diploma.

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(The candidates who have done Certificate Course in Yoga from Kaivalyadham are exempted.)

Age: No limit

Medical Fitness: Candidates should be medically fit and sound as certified by competent authority

Course Fees

For Indian Students

Course – Rs. 33,500/-
Hostel charges with food – Rs. 67,500/-

Total – Rs. 1,01,000/-

For International Students

Course – USD 1500
Hostel charges with food – USD 4000

Total – USD 5500


This course is accredited as Advanced Certificate Course from Indian Yoga Association (IYA) and the Syllabus is equivalent to Level 3 – (Yoga Teacher and Evaluator) of Yoga Certification Board (YCB).

Please Note: Even though YCB has recognised Kaivalyadhama as Leading Yoga Institute but as per YCB guidelines registration to YCB is to be done separately by students. If anyone wishes to be certified by YCB then exam has to be taken and paid for separately.

  Contact Hours Non-Contact Hours Total Hours
  Hours Credits Hours Credits Hours Credits
Theory 420 28 366 6.1 786 52.4
Practical 630 21 366 6.1 996 33.2
Teaching 40 3 17 0.3 57 3.8
Total 1090 52 749 12.5 1839 89.4
Subjects Marks
Paper 1: Foundation of Patanjala Yoga Sutra 100
Paper 2: Hatha Yoga Texts 100
Paper 3: Foundation of Yoga / Cultural Synthesis 100
Paper 4: Anatomy and Physiology of Human Body (HB) 100
Paper 5: Yoga and Mental Health 100
Paper 6: Teaching Methods 100
Practical 100
Yoganushasanam 100
Total 800

Before you Register

  • Please upload the eligibility documents (in clear and visible form) on the online form when filling it out. Application forms with inappropriate or unreadable documents will not be processed further.
  • Please mention about additional yoga certificate details in the form itself. No certificates will be entertained beyond April 30th.
  • Students having Graduation mark sheets and certificates will only be considered and not the students who have appeared for final year Graduation.

For enquiries, email us at kdhamcollege@gmail.com