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Master of Science (Yoga)


    Considering the need of the research and therapeutic approach of yoga in modern society, SVYAS the university has designed M. Sc (Yoga) course in distance mode as well to take this knowledge to every doorstep. In addition to the overall personality development, this course enables the learner to be equipped with therapeutic skills and research base in yoga. This course includes the ancient wisdom of the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Hath Yoga and Gheranda Samhita along with modern scientific-based anatomy, physiology, psychology, research methodology, and teaching skills.

Career Opportunities:

  • After completion of student have carrier opportunity has an assistant professor in yoga institute (private, state government, central government)
  • Junior research fellow in a research institute yoga therapist in multi-specialty hospitals, Ayurveda hospitals, naturopathy centers, and SPA.
  • Has a yoga wellness instructor in various central government sectors such as Ministry of culture and tourism.
  • As a yoga therapist in the district wellness center, they can also have there own yoga center and are yoga institution.

    Duration of the Course

    • There will be TWO intakes in each calendar year — January and July. Registration for the course can be done throughout the year and batch is decided on basis of date of registration.
    • TThe minimum duration of the course is TWO years and the maximum duration will be FOUR years


    • The candidate should have graduation in any discipline with a minimum of 45% marks.
    • The candidate should have completed Yoga Instructor’s Course from S-VYASA or VYASA.

    Course Details

    Please find the syllabus here

    Personal contact programs (PCPs), Arogyadhama posting (clinical training), and research work are mandatory part of the course.

    FPersonal contact programs (PCPs), Arogyadhama posting (clinical training), and research work are mandatory part of the course. Five PCPs are to be attended during this whole course. PCP is generally conducted between 8th January to 8th February, and 8th July to 8th August. Every PCP is for 7 days (fifth PCP may be longer). Refer to the Table below. Time of arrival will be communicated through E-mail  



    Sem - I 
    Induction & Classes


    Sem - I Exams/ Sem-II classes


    Sem - II Exams/ Sem-III classes


    Sem - III Exams/ 
    Sem - IV dissertation topic selection 


    Dissertation Presentation




    8 to 16


    16 to 24


    24 January to 

    01 February

      1 August to 

    9 August

    As per discussion

    with your guide



    8 to 16


    16 to 24


    24 July to

    01 August

    1 February to 

    9 February

    As per discussion

    with your guide

    Please find a flowchart of the progress of the course for the Upcoming January 2020 intake Click here

    • It is mandatory to stay in the campus during PCP and exams.
    • Arogyadhama posting is for 16 days and is preferred in the months of May and June, though it is available throughout the year. Further detail regarding this will be communicated through email.
    • Details regarding research work can be obtained after meeting research co-ordinator in person once 2nd PCP is completed.
    • PCP, Arogyadhama training and Research are mandatory parts of course and no discussion will be entertained for exemption in any of these.
    • No leave is permissible during Personal Contact Program and Arogyadhama training. If any candidate is found absent in any of the sessions, full PCP program will have to be repeated.
    • Yoga Instructor’s Course (YIC) is pre-requisite for M.Sc. course. Students must complete YIC before 1st PCP. However, if students already have some exposure to Yoga (through courses elsewhere) then they can apply for YIC (regular or distance mode) along with the M.Sc. course, and complete it before appearing for 1st semester exams (2nd PCP).


    You may view the details of the fees by clicking on Fees Structure Click here View Fees Structure

    Refund and Cancellation:

    • Fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.
    • In case the students do not finish the programme in the current batch (i.e. in two years time) registration will be carried forward to the subsequent batches on payment of additional tuition fees (charged per semester). If students do not finish the programme within the stipulated maximum duration of four years, their registrations will be considered cancelled.


    How to Apply

    Application form to be filled online

    Particulars to submit:

    • Passport size (2″x2″) photo
    • 10th Mark-sheet and certificate 
    • 12th Mark-sheet and certificate
    • Bachelor degree certificate & Mark-sheets 
    • Masters degree certificate (if any)
    • Yoga Instructors Course (YIC) Certificate from S-VYASA/VYASA (if YIC is completed) 

    OR Certificate of yoga course attended elsewhere  and a copy of the receipt of fee payment for the YIC course (if the student is joining YIC along with M.Sc.)

    • Aadhaar Card/Voter Card/Pan Card/Driving Licence  (Indian nationals) 
    • Passport and Visa (Non-Indians) 
    • Caste Certificate (in case of SC/ST/OBC)
    • Physical handicapped medical certificate (if applicable)
    • Medical fitness certificate (download here)
    • The name on your application form should be as you would want it printed on your degree certificate. If this is different (due to, say, a name change after marriage) from your name on your earlier certificates and documents that you are submitting to us, then you need to submit an affidavit for the same.
    • Note to foreign students – if your certificates are in a language other than English, please send a translation of the same in English.


    Application Last date

    January intake: Applications should be filled out and payment should be made by December 15

    July intake: Applications should be filled out and payment should be made by  June 15

    Please post the application a few days in advance so that it reaches us well in time.

    Applications reaching us after the said dates till the 1st of January/July will attract a late fee which has to be paid along with the course fee.

    No applications will be accepted after 1st of January/July. No spot admissions will be entertained on 7th or 8th. Any applications made after the 1st can only be considered for the next intake.

    Last date of payment: 20th December (January Batch)/20th June (July Batch).

    What happens next?

    Your application will be either rejected or Shortlisted or Applied.

    If you do not meet the eligibility criteria, a rejection email will be sent to you within a week of us receiving the application. 

    If you meet the eligibility criteria, but if your documentation is not complete, depending upon what document is missing, your application will be either rejected or conditionally accepted. In the latter case you will be requested to supply the missing documents within a week. Your registration can be confirmed only after those documents are submitted. If you fail to produce the documentation, application will be rejected.

    If your application is complete the application process, with in a week you will receive an auto generated email after the verification process is completed. And you will be allowed to go through the subsequent steps of registration (Such as course fee payment). However, if you fail to produce the originals / attested copy (attested by Notary/Gazetted Officers) upon your arrival, your application will be rejected, and course fee will be refunded after a 25% deduction.

     Course Fee payment

    Course fee payment should be made only after receiving confirmation email from us.


    Arrival Timings for first PCP

    9 AM on the 8th of January/July.

    Additional details will be supplied later.

    If you have any queries please call Dr. Promila Choudhary:  Ph: 080-2263 9901/2 (Mon-Sat 11 AM-12:30 PM or 3 PM-4 PM).