D. Y. Patil Deemed to be University School Of Ayurveda and Hospital was established in the year 2004 with permission from the State Government of Maharashtra, Central Council of Indian Medicine [C.C.I.M.] and Dept of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi,India.
This is the foremost Ayurved College in Maharashtra where the medium of instruction is English with an intake capacity of 100 students. Ayurved, which literally means “the science of life”, is the natural healing system used throughout India. Ayurved was originally known to have been first developed and established by the great sages who developed India’s original systems of meditation and Yoga. The study of Ayurved includes herbal medicine, dietetics, body work, surgery, psychology and spirituality. It not only deals with medical science, but also with the social, ethical, intellectual, and spiritual life of human being.
In recent years a more science-savvy take on Ayurved has spread to distant parts of the world including the United States, where it has begun to flourish alongside other holistic, patient-oriented, natural, non-invasive medical system. At D. Y. Patil University School Of Ayurveda and Hospital the students are exposed to all these wonderful opportunity of Ayurved health science.
The Institute had started specialize courses MD/MS in seven subjects from academic year 2011- 2012.
Pharmacy – Attached to this is a well equipped teaching pharmacy with modernized high-tech machines as per GMP norms. The Pharmacy is equipped with High-Tech modernized Machineries like Pulverizer, Pounding Machine, Capsule filling machine etc. To ensure quality control there is also R & D section to test purity and standard of raw material and Final Products.
Herbal Garden – Medicinal plants play a major role and constitute the backbone of Ayurved. The Institute has maintained a unique Herbal garden with a Greenhouse installed in an area of 10,000 sq. ft. For the purpose of demonstration and educating the students as well as the General public, an Herbal Garden has been developed over 87120 sq.ft. of land with distinct Green house which exhibits varieties of plants on aesthetically designed beds maintained by latest fogging system .There are approximately 267 species and 3203 number of plants. And unique Nakshatra vana, Raashi vana to educate the importance of medicinal plants through traditional astrological aspects.