About Santhigiri Ayurveda &Siddha Vaidyasala
he Santhigiri Siddha Medical College aims at grooming doctors with a deep understanding and scientific knowledge of the Siddha system in accordance with the system's fundamentals, with extensive practical training, and above all possessing the great principles of the 'Nava Arogya Dharma Siddhantham' (New Doctrine of Healthcare) envisioned by Navajyothisree Karunakara Guru.
This college offers the 'Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery' (BSMS) course. It is affiliated to the University of Kerala and Kerala University of Health Sciencs (KUHS), Thrissur.It is recognised by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), New Delhi. The course duration is four-and-a-half years, consisting of 3 Professional Periods of 18 months each followed by a 12-month Compulsory Rotatory Resident Internship (CRRI). Seven batches of students have passed out after completing the course and are well placed professionally
This college is located close to Thiruvananthapuram in serene surroundings. It has an eminent faculty and a good hospital with all specialized departments, good laboratories, an exhaustive library and extensive gardens for medicinal plants. It also has a GMP certified pharmacy for Siddha and Ayurveda drugs, comfortable hostels, a canteen serving vegetarian food and ample extra-curricular facilities.