PG Diploma in Yoga Education

A diploma course for aspiring yoga teachers

P.G. Diploma in Yoga Education (P.G. D.Y.Ed.)

Objective: The aim of this course is to train and prepare deserving candidates in the exoteric aspects of Yoga, which deals with the problems of integration of personality as a first step to prepare oneself for the higher esoteric practices. The students will also be grounded fairly in the various academic aspects of the subject so that they may find themselves well equipped in these, if they were to go out into the world after the course to undertake teaching work in Yoga. Those who are found to have special aptitude will, however, also be initiated into the higher esoteric practices and on their showing progress in them may be accepted into the Ashram Brotherhood, in case they are ready to join the same.

Course Date: An academic batch of this course starts around 16th July, until April 20th of the next year.

Eligibility: Qualification: Graduation in any academic stream from a recognized a university.
Age: There is no age bar for the course.
Medical Test: Candidates should be medically fit and sound. Selection is subject to clearing the medical examination conducted by the Institute.

Intake – 50 Indian students + International students

Course Fees: 

For Indians:

Tuition and others – Rs. 28,450/-
Boarding & Lodging – Rs. 54,000/-

Total – Rs. 82,450/- 

For International Students:

Tuition and others – USD 1255
Boarding & Lodging – USD 3345
Total – USD 4600 

Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Education (P.G.D.Y.Ed.) *

Credits:      (*Subsidized for Indian Students through Grant-in-aid by Govt. of India  Selection is based on Merit-cum-timely Registration.

Theory Lectures: 680 Credits: 34
Practical Yoga: 380 Credits: 19
Teaching Practice: 100 Credits: 05


PAPER I.   Foundation of Patanjala Yoga Sutra (P.Y.S.) – Marks 100

PAPER II.  Foundation of Hatha Yoga   – Marks 100

PAPER III. Yoga & Cultural Synthesis & Value Education – Marks 100

PAPER IV. Structure & Function of Human Body & Effects of Yoga Practices on it.. – Marks 100

PAPER V.  Mental Health & Yoga Psychology: Psychological perspectives of yoga  – Marks 100

PAPER VI. Teaching Methods for Yogic Practices –  Marks 100 (Lesson Plan – 80 Marks; Theory Paper – 20)

Practicals –  200 Marks a. Annual Practical Examination – 140 Marks b. Terminal Examination – 50 Marks c. Mantra – 10 Marks

Grand Total – 800 Marks

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1. Introduction of two asanas by the students (other than the above mentioned practices).
2.  Preparation of files in details on ANY ONE of the prescribed topics, in every subject of the course, to be submitted on or before the 28th of February.


Before you apply:

1. 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.
2. Please mention about additional yoga certificate details in the form itself. No certificates will be entertained beyond April 30th.
3. Students having Graduation mark sheets and certificates will only be considered and not the students who have appeared for final year Graduation.

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