Introduction CCIM

About Central Council of Indian Medicine

The Central Council of Indian Medicine is the statutory body constituted under the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 vide gazette notifaction extraordinary part (ii) section 3(ii) dated 10.8.71.

Since its establishment in 1971, the Central Council has been framing on and implementing various regulations including the Curricula and Syllabii in Indian Systems of Medicine viz. Ayurved, Siddha and Unani Tibb at Under-graduate and Post-graduate level. Now all the Colleges of Indian Systems of Medicine are affiliated to various Universities in the Country. These Colleges are following the minimum standards of education and Curricula and Syllabii, prescribed by Central Council.

The main object of the Central Council are as under:-

  • To prescribe minimum standards of education in Indian Systems of Medicine viz. Ayurved, Siddha, Unani Tibb.
  • To advise Central Government in matters relating to recognition (inclusion/with drawal) of medical qualification in/from second schedule to Indian Medicine Council Act, 1970.
  • To maintain a Central Register on Indian Medicine and revise the register from time to time.
  • To prescribe Standards of Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Code of Ethics to be observed by the practitioners.