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Statement of Philosophy

Council of Alternative Systems of Medicines (CASM) firmly believes that any one in the World to be deserve the opportunity to receive the highest quality of health care, with the broadest range of care options. 

Council of Alternative Systems of Medicines(CASM)

Mission Statement

Council of Alternative Systems of Medicines(CASM) is a professional organisation and the institution of higher education in the India with a curriculum of intergration of various medical modalities.

Council of Alternative Systems of Medicines(CASM)

Education Strategy, Goals and Objectives

With a view of developing interdisciplinary studies,the council operates through Department of studies. Each Department is headed by a director who arranges to plan, supervise, develop and organise its academic programs and courses in co-ordination with the department staff and the different academic,admistrative and service wings of the council. The emphasis is on providing a wide choice of courses at different level.

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Academic Programs

The council offers programs leading to Diploma,Bachelor or Post-graduate. Most of these programs have been developed after initial survey of the demand for such studies.They are launched with a view to fulfill the students need for.Learning materials are prepared for the course by teams of experts drawn from conventional universities, medical institutions and professionals from all over the country and in-house faculty.

The Scope of Academic Curriculum

The curriculum is structured to provide students the knowledge and skills required to (1) meet the entry requirements of the professions of integrative health science, (2) diagnose the condition and problems of patients through new and integrative methods; prescribe appropriate treatment/ activities and medications; and recommend proper health habits and nutrition essential to maintain good health, and (3) conduct statistical and appropriate research to evaluate the effectiveness of alternative and complementary health treatments.

The CASM curriculum is comprehensive. It contains course that provide each student a thorough knowledge of complementary medicines and the skills to apply that Knowledge prescriptively in the treatment of patients. The course content, grounded in Vis Mediatrix naturae, is ingrained in the student through meticulous discussions and clarifications, and the practical skills are mastered by rigorous and repetitive practices under expert supervision.

Additionally, the curriculum is structured for courses to be taken in a logical and sequential order, This ensures that students complete subject matter prerequisite to pursuing an advanced level of the subject.

Students are expected to prepare for classes, which are offered monthly in an intensive weekend format. Instructors assign reading materials or exercises to perform before attending lectures, experiments, or observations. On occasion students are required to prepare individual or group presentations to enhance their learning and that of their classmates.

Comparative studies are a common mode of instruction. Learning from the practices, theories and research of others is vital in the health professions.

Students are required to study and compare methods they are taught with those performed and/or presented in medical health science literature. Group assignments help to make review an analysis of previous instruction more meaningful.

The curriculum requires that each student practice various treatments in a clinical setting as appropriate throughout the program. Experienced doctors and therapists supervise and guide the students in the application and understanding of various health assessments and medical techniques thus enabling students to become refined and skilled integrative medical and health professionals.

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Government attestation

Ministry of External Affairs (Foreign Ministry), Government of India Attestation

CASM students can apply for attestation of their certificate completed with CASM by the Ministry of External Affairs (Foreign Ministry), Government of India for using them internationally.

Attestation is available for students who have completed the Diploma, Bachelor or Postgraduate programs.

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Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India "The Judicious use of Alternative Systems of Medicine is found cost effective and having lesser or no side effects. India stays in rural setup, where medicines from alternative systems can play very big role in curing the primary healthcare problems."

 Narendra Modi

"I am also happy to learn that the Council is providing research, education, health services through holistic approach with complementary alternative & traditional medicines for the benefit of the society."

 Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Government of  India

  "Though, both Central as well as State Governments are laying enormous focus to create health care infrastructure, we still face huge shortage of doctors, particularly in rural areas. The resurgence of traditional and alternative medicine can play an important role to bridge this gap. I am happy to know that Council of Alternative Systems of Medicines has completed 30 years of its service."

 Kiran Rijiju, Minister of Home Affairs, Government of  India