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Approval of Committee on Yoga Education in Universities

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Committe Constituted: 15th January, 2016
Purpose: Yoga education in universities
Chairpersonship: Prof H.R. Nagendra, Chancellor, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana
Venue: Samsthana, Bengaluru


The Terms of Reference (ToRs) of the committee:

  • Identification of courses and programmes in yogic art and science.
  • To determine the eligibility qualifications for students for joining yoga education programme at different levels.
  • To prescribe recommendations for qualifications for faculty of yoga etc.

Report Submitted: 19th April, 2016.
Purpose: It has recommended seven programmes for implementation in universities.

Courses Offered:
(i) Certificate Course in Yoga (CCY) of 6 to 12 months duration
(ii) Bachelors of Science (Yoga)-BSc.(Yoga) of 3 to 6 years
(iii) Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga (PGDY) of 1 to 2 years
(iv)  Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy(PGDYT) of 1 to 2 years
(v) Masters of Science (MSc.)- Yoga of 2 years to 4 years
(vi) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)-Yoga of 3 to 5 years
(vii) Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated)- Yoga of 4 to 6 years