Tamil university has started acupuncture course from this academic year, it is three year under graduation level programme. Accupunture is a traditional method of curing disease by injecting needles and warmth to excite the acupoints present in particular location of human body.
This course is to be offered for the students with the help of cumbum academy of acupuncture, which was a government approved academy started in the year 2004 by the acupuncture professionals. it geared up the curriculum for the course and got recognition from Tamil university.
Recently tamil university signed MOU with the cumbum academy for giving these courses, for joining students in this course and to give trainings centers were formed in thanjavore, cumbum, tirupur, Coimbatore, salem, Chennai, ramanathapuram and salem districts. Varsity planned to give this course through distance education center.
|Name||Bachelor of acupuncture science [B.A.Sc]|
Candidates who passed 12th can join this course in first year, students with diploma qualification from recognized institution after 12th can join in direct second. Students who got degree courses in Open University education system are also eligible for this course. During a press meet tamil university vice chancellor m.thirumalai distributed this news to the reporters.
Application forms are available in the tamil university campus and in the acupuncture academy, after filling the form surrender it to the university with photo and certificates with attestation. Your original certificates will be verified later.
Fees for first, second and third year are 27500, 12400 and 12600 respectively. In first year students need to attend 2 classes in each months (Saturday and Sunday ) for remaining years they will have 5days theory classes + 5 days training classes. After paying the fees it cannot be refunded due to any reasons. Atleast 85% attendance is required for getting degree.
More details are given on tamil university online portal