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Title: Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga for Doctors abbreviated as PGDYTD

Regulations Governing Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga for Doctors (PGDYTD)


  • To orient doctors of Modern Medicine, Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Naturopathy & Homeopathy, to be able to select the right type of yoga practices for health benefits in different conditions
  • Promoting positive health, prevention of stress-related health problems and rehabilitation through Yoga.
  • Adoption of Integral Approach of Yoga Therapy to common ailments.
  • Imparting skills in them to introduce Yoga for health to general public.
  • To enable them to establish Yoga Therapy centers in the service of common man.

Title & Duration Of The Course

  • The course shall be called Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy for Doctors abbreviated as PGDYTD.
  • There will be TWO intakes in each calendar year starting on January and July.
  • The examination for the subjects shall be conducted at the end of programme as per the evaluation scheme of DDE.
  • The minimum duration of the course will be ONE Year and the maximum duration will be THREE years.

Admissions & Eligibility

  • The candidate should have completed Any Medical Graduation
  • The candidate shall have secured a minimum of 50% of marks in Degree Programmes.
  • The candidate should have completed Yoga Instructor's Course
  • Any reservations / special privileges may be given as per Governmental norms.

Counseling and Personal Contact Programmes (PCPs)

  • There will be Two Personal Contact Programmes conducted as per Table below
  • The calendar of events in respect of the course shall be fixed by the Admissions Committee from time to time
  • PCP Schedules are subject to change.
Type of PCP Induction Programme Assessment Programme

First Intake
(1st January)

First Week of January

Second Week of subsequent January

Second Intake
(1st July)

First Week of July

Second Week of subsequent July


You may view the fees by going to Fees Structure (effective from 1st May, 2017

Refund and Cancellation

  • Fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • In case the students do not finish the programme in the current batch, registration will be carried forward to the subsequent batches on payment of per Semester Tuition Fees. If students do not finish the programme within stipulated maximum duration, their registrations will be considered cancelled.

How to Apply
You may download the application form Online FREE by downloading the application forms in PDF or Doc formats, complete the same and send it to us along with documents listed in the application forms to

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Documents to be submitted along with application:
(Documents should be attested by Notary / Gazzetted Officers. In case certificates are self attested, students are required to produce originals during PCPs)
(Please note: Yoga Instructor’s Course plus ANY Medical Graduation are prerequisites)
i. Two Passport Size Photographs (SIX for non-Indians)
ii. Attested marks card from High School (10th Standard) to highest examination passed
iii. Attested copies of University Certificates
iv. Copy of Passport and Visa (for non-Indian Nationals)
v. Health / Fitness Certificate
vi. Declaration from student stating he/she is not enrolled for other diploma/degree programmes

Apply through Post:
Please send us hard copy of your application form and your educational certificates to

PGDYTD Course Coordinator,
Directorate of Distance Education,

19, Eknath Bhavan
Gavipuram Circle
Bangalore-560 019.
TeleFax: 22639901

Payment Options:
The DD should be drawn in favor of DDE, SVYASA payable at Bangalore

You may pay online through a bank transfer as per details below:
A/c Name : Directorate of Distance Education, S-VYASA OR DDE, SVYASA
A/c Number : 31842235275
Bank Name & Adress : SBI, CA 4 / 1, APC Circle, Jigani Indl. Area, Jigani, Bangalore
SWIFT / IFSC Code: SBIN0011355 (used for RTGS and NEFT transactions)
Branch Code : 11355
Type of Account: Current

You may also deposit cash in any SBI into our bank account given above

Please note: Once payment is made, please send us a copy of your transaction details. We will be unable to provide a receipt with the copy of the transaction details