Council of Alternative Systems of Medicines
Registered by the Government of West Bengal Act. XXVI of 1961 based on Central Government Act.1860


Council of Alternative Systems of Medicines invites proposals from educational Insitutions, Existing Study Centres, NGOs, Entrepreneurs and others for acting as a authorised Study Centre.
Council of Alternative Systems of Medicines (CASM) is duly incorporated under Act XXVI of 1961 of Government of West Bengal based on the Central Government of India Act XXI of 1860 and the Literary and Scientific Institutions Act of 1854. This Act is applicable to the advancement and promotion of alternative and complementary medical sciences in India. Establishment in 1985. Legality, Validity & Utility of the training courses, practice and research in the field of Alternative Systems of Medicine are in strict conformity with the Constitution of India as per Article 19(1)g and the Laws of the land. Successful and trained students of the Council can practice and profess the various systems of Alternative Medicines as per the Rules and Regulation of the Council of Alternative Systems of Medicines The Council has under its jurisdiction with 65,000 students on rolls.
Study Centre Authorizations fees : Rs. 50000 (Rupees Fifty Thousand) to be paid by Bank Draft along with application in favour of “Institute of Health Sciences” payable at Kolkata
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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.

For Assistance Contact our Administrative Department

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Call:  07595881506

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