The department of Yoga at the Central University of Rajasthan was established in 2017 under the School of Education.  The objectives of the department are to explore and propagate the therapeutic benefits of yoga through academic training, research activities and clinical services. The department provides yoga therapy services to University staff and enthusiastic students.  Currently, the department has two regular faculties and Dr Sanjib Kumar Patra is the Head of the department. 

M. Sc. Yoga Therapy (2 years Program)

Yoga is a discipline of the ancient Indian Knowledge system. One of its dimensions is health promotion and disease prevention. Yoga has many physical, physiological and psychological benefits that help to maintain a healthy body and mind. In recent years, yoga has gained popularity for its therapeutic benefits in numerous chronic health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, asthma, cancer, anxiety, depression etc.The yoga therapy program is designed to train the students in Yoga therapy for combating the chronic health issues. 

M.Sc. Yoga Therapy eligibility

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline of Science and Yoga with not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate from a recognized University. Up to 5% relaxation in the minimum requirement of marks is granted to SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Yogic Science

Considering the expertise of the faculties, the Yoga department offers a full-time doctorate degree program (PhD in Yogic Science) in the upfront areas like,

  • Sleep medicine
  • Neurophysiology
  •  Autonomic function tests
  • Mental health
  • Cardiovascular medicine
  • Clinical applications of Yoga  

Regular

Dr. Kashinath G Metri

Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (BAMS): Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 2009; Doctor of Medicine- MD (Yoga and Rehabilitation): Swami Vivekanand Yoga Anusandhan Samsthan (S-VYASA University), Bengaluru, 2013

kashinath@curaj.ac.in

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Dr. Sanjib Patra

Associate Professor and Head

Master of Science in Applied Yogic Sciences from TM University, Bhagalpur, Bihar Yoga Bharati, 2001; Ph.D. in Sleep medicine and Meditation from Swami Vivekanand Yoga Anusandhan Samsthan (S-VYASA University), Bengaluru, 2011

sanjib.patra@curaj.ac.in

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Currently, the department has the following laboratories

  • Teaching Laboratory

            The teaching laboratory in the Yoga department has the state of the facilities such as Anatomy models, charts, and the physiological kits to                    record the vital parameters of the body

  • Autonomic Laboratory

           Currently, the department has 4 channels BIOPAC-INC to record the physiological parameters such as ECG, HR, RR, and GSR.

  • Body composition Laboratory

           The department has a body mass analyzer to record a variety of parameters including BMI, BMR, RMR, Lean body mass, fat body mass etc.

  • Currently the department has a Post-Doc funded project of 8.5 Lakhs from ICSSR (2021-23) titled ‘Enhancement of Scientific creativity using Yoga as a tool’
  • Department has a women scientist project of 10 Lakhs from DST (2019-22) titled ‘Efficacy of Integrated yoga module on Obesity and related metabolic syndromes’
Achievement Title Attached File

BATCH (2017-19)

S.No

Name

Enrollment No.

Programme

Qualified

Year

1.

Dushyant Soni

2017MSYT001

M.Sc. Yoga Therapy

UGC-NET

December - 2018

BATCH (2018-19)

2.

Abhijit Baishya

2018MSYT001

M.Sc. Yoga Therapy

UGC-JRF

June - 2019

3.

Sarashti Saini

2018MSYT004

M.Sc. Yoga Therapy

UGC-JRF

December - 2020

4.

Shubham Semwal

 

2018MSYT005

M.Sc. Yoga Therapy

UGC-NET (Four Times)

December  - 2018

June - 2019

December - 2019

June - 2020

5.

Taruni Sarva

2018MSYT007

M.Sc. Yoga Therapy

UGC-JRF

December - 2020

BATCH (2019-21)

6.

Km. Megha

2019MSYT002

M.Sc. Yoga Therapy

UGC-JRF

June - 2020

7.

Rajkanwar Bhati

2019MSYT005

M.Sc. Yoga Therapy

UCG-NET

December -20219

June - 2020

8.

Sanchit Singh

2019MSYT007

M.Sc. Yoga Therapy

UGC-NET

June, December – 2021

BATCH (2020-22)

9.

Shankar Lal Saini

2020MSYT010

M.Sc. Yoga Therapy

UGC-NET

December -2021

Head Department of Yoga

CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF RAJASTHAN
NH-8, Bandar Sindri,
Dist-Ajmer-305817, Rajasthan [INDIA]

Email: info@curaj.ac.in 
: +91-1463-238755