BA Yogic Science

The program brings together contemporary classroom learning techniques coupled with a traditional yogic gurukul way of life which includes morning yoga-asanas and meditation, karma yoga, devotional chanting, periods of silence (mauna) and a controlled diet (mitahara).

Course Details

The Bachelor of Arts Program in yoga is spread over three academic years and comprises a total of six semesters, each lasting 16 weeks.

Credit System

Total Credits required to complete the BA in Yoga are 120. The evaluation process will take into account the spiritual discipline of students.
Total Number of Semesters - 4 interspersed with summer internship
Total number of courses - 21
Total number of field projects - 1
Total number of Theses - 1
Duration of a classroom session - 60 min
Total number of sessions per course - 50 sessions for 1 credit
Maximum number of courses per semester - 6
Credit Courses - 4 credit course (Thesis carries 6 credit)
Code
Course Title
Credit
FYB101Yoga Practice I1
FYB102Foundation of Yoga1
FYB103Human Anatomy and Physiology1
FYB104Sanskrit I 1
FYB105English1
FYB106Classical Yogasana 1
Code
Course
Credit
FYB201Yoga Practice II 1
FYB202Branches of Yoga 1
FYB203Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga1
FYB204Sanskrit II1
FYB205English Communication1
FYB206Prana and Pranayama1
Yoga Practice III
Code
Course
Credit
FYB301Yoga Practice III 1
FYB302Patanjali Yoga Sutra I (Chapter I and II)1
FYB303Yoga and Health I1
FYB304Yoga and Ayurveda1
FYB305Yoga and Naturopathy1
FYB306Bhagavad Geeta I1
FYB307Yoga and Nutrition 1
Code
Course
Credit
FYB401Yoga Practice IV 1
FYB402 Patanjali Yoga Sutra II (Chapter III and IV) 1
FYB403Yoga and Health II 1
FYB404Yoga Entrepreneurship1
FYB405Raja Yoga, Meditation & Samadhi1
FYB406Bhagavad Gita II1
FYB407Raja Yoga, Meditation & Samadhi1
Summer Internship Program (SIP)
Code
Course
Credit
FYB501Yoga Practice V 1
FYB502Mudras and Communication1
FYB503Hatha Yoga Text 1
FYB504Human Psychology and Yoga1
FYB505Yoga Teaching Methodology1
FYB506Introduction to Upanishad1
Code
Course
Credit
FYB601Yoga Practice VI1
FYB602Patanjali Chanting1
FYB603Bhagavad Gita Chanting1
FYB604Project 1
FYB605Yoga and Dance 1


Eligibility

10 + 2 Pass



Fees

Duration - 6 Semesters (3 Years)
Seats - 60

Fees
INR
Per SemesterINR 17,500
Hostel type (Default)4 sharing non AC, INR 35,000/- Per Sem


Fee Details apart from Tuition and Hostel Charges:

Admission fee: INR 5000/-
Examination Fee: INR 5000/-

Caution deposit
Library deposit: INR 5000/-
Hostel Security Deposit: INR 10,000/-



Student life

FAQs

  • Can you tell me about the Bachelor of Arts Program in Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences?
    The program brings together contemporary classroom learning techniques coupled with a traditional yogic gurukul way of life which includes morning yoga-asanas and meditation, karma yoga, devotional chanting, periods of silence (mauna) and a controlled diet (mitahara).


    Q. Who should apply for the course?
    - Anybody who wishes to become a yoga teacher/trainer and/or a yoga entrepreneur
    - Anybody who is passionate about the ancient tradition and wishes to contribute to its preservation, revival and perpetuation
    - Anybody who wants to get in touch with their inner selves and learn what it means to be a yogi and delve deeper into the science of yoga


    Q. What are the eligibility criteria?
    To be eligible for admission to this program, the candidate is required to have successfully completed Class XII/PUC/Plus Two/twelve years of school education or its equivalent, basic English language skills and secured a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination.


    Q. Why should I choose to study this program at Sri Sri University?
    -Academics and Curriculum: Apart from imparting traditional yogic training, the curriculum includes papers on Nutrition, Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Human Psychology and Counselling for holistic training so students learn to become lifestyle experts.
    - Blend of the modern and the ancient: Sri Sri University is spread across a sylvan 185-acre campus alongside a tributary of the Mahanadi river. The 100 % vegetarian, smoke-free and alcohol-free campus, offers a rich and vibrant environment for learning With air conditioned classrooms, seminar halls and practice halls, the program offers the best current learning techniques coupled with traditional yogic discipline through a gurukul lifestyle.
    - Art of Living Connect: The Faculty of Yoga and Naturopathy at Sri Sri University is directly under guidance of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s academic pedagogy. Students are closely guided by internationally acclaimed yoga faculty from the Art of Living Foundation. Students also gain exposure from the Art of Living’s world-class conferences, festivals, events and other forums. Training and Placements: The program trains students to become yoga entrepreneurs who can set-up and manage yoga studios. Students are also offered summer internships and placements at the Art of Living Foundation’s yoga centers around the world.


    Q. How is the program structured?
    The Bachelor of Arts Program in Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences is spread over three academic years and comprises a total of six semesters, each lasting 16 weeks. Sri Sri University students will follow a disciplined academic lifestyle with extracurricular activities, including Art of Living programs, soft skills training and conferences.


    Q. What will the curriculum include?
    Find out more about the curriculum at our Faculty of Yoga and Naturopathy page.


    Q. What are the career options?
    - Yoga teaching/training with summer internships and placements at the Art of Living Foundation’s global yoga centres
    - Yoga entrepreneurship – setting up and running a yoga studio
    - Careers in academics and research in yoga with the Master of Arts Program at Sri Sri University as the next step for those pursuing the Bachelor’s program


    Q. What are the criteria for assessment?
    The Faculty of Yoga and Naturopathy follows a nine-point grade evaluation system as prescribed by UGC under choice-based credit system. Grading for each course will be determined from:
    • Final and mid-term tests (written and viva)
    • Individual assignments
    • Class participation
    • Group assignments
    • Presentations