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.


Contact Hours Non-contact hours Total
Hours Credits Hours Credits Hours Credits
Theory 310 20.7 366 6.1 676 26.8
Practical 549 18.3 366 6.1 915 24.4
Teaching 39 2.6 17 0.3 56 2.9
Total 898 41.6 749 12.5 1647 54.1


Paper Subject No. of Lectures (hrs) Marks
I Principles and Fundamentals Of Yoga 60 100
II Introduction to Basic Yoga Texts 56 100
III Hathayogic Texts; Yoga & Cultural Synthesis & Value Education 58 100
IV Applications Of Yoga – I (Anatomy & Physiology & Diet) 58 100
V Applications Of Yoga – II (Yoga & Mental Health) 58 100
VI Communication & Teaching Practice 59 100
  Practical 549 200
TOTAL 898 800



Students are expected to complete one assignment/project on a given topic.
Date of submission/presentation is February 15.

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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.