Promotion of Yoga Education

Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), New Delhi an Autonomous Institute under Ministry of AYUSH also conducts various Yoga education programs


Presently there is no regulation for Yoga education at the Central level. However, the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), New Delhi an Autonomous Institute under the Ministry of AYUSH also conducts various Yoga education programs. The details of the programs are as under:

Details of Yoga Education Programmes conducted by MDNIY, New Delhi

S. No.Name of the Programme/CourseDuration of the Programme/Course
1.M.Sc. (Yoga)2 Years
2.B. Sc. (Yoga)3 Years
3.Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy for Medicos and Para Medicos (PGDYTMP)1 Year
4.Diploma in Yogic Science (DYSc.)1 Year
5.Certificate Course in Yoga for Wellness Instructor6 months
6.Certificate Course in Yoga for Protocol Instructor (CCYPI)3 months
7.Certificate Course in Yoga Science for Wellness4 months

Further, National Curriculum Framework (NCF), 2005 recommended Yoga as an integral part of Health and Physical Education.  Health and Physical Education is a compulsory subject from Class I to Class X and optional from Class XI to XII.   The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has already developed integrated syllabi on Health and Physical Education from Class I to Class X.

The Minister of State (The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy), Sh. KirenRijiju (Additional Charge)stated this in a written reply in the RajyaSabha here today.