About University

“Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) brings you a world-class educational experience in the pristine surroundings of a tranquil south Indian town. Nature is the closest companion on the campus offering the best in education. Come, explore Yenepoya and evolve into a technology-enabled future.” The Islamic Academy of Education since its inception in 1991, dreamt of providing quality higher education, and towards this goal hired the best in their profession. In a healthy campus with natural surroundings, the trust raised buildings designed to bring out the best learning environs, in the distant suburbs of Mangalore. In its quest towards excellence in professional education, the academy decided to sponsor the formation of a new trust with the sole purpose of creating a Deemed-to-be University (2007). Recognizing the yeoman service provided over the years by these institutions, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Union of India, on the recommendation of the University Grants Commission, granted recognition to Yenepoya University Trust, a Deemed-to-be University status under section 3A of the UGC Act 1956 in 2008. This opened a new chapter in the history of Yenepoya Institutions.

Today, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) has on its rolls nearly 3000 students. The University campus located at Deralakatte is accorded with all modern infrastructure facilities that include fully furnished classrooms, well-maintained science laboratories, residential quarters for staff and separate lodging facilities for boys and girls. The saga of Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) is yet to unfold and greater achievements are around the corner. To prove that quality has been the signature of the institutions and more than just lip service, we have been accredited by NAAC with “A” grade and CGPA points of 3.14 during November 2015. The Deemed to be University has been ranked the Third Best University among best Young Universities in Karnataka by K-SURF, Government of Karnataka 2016 and ranked in top 100 (95th) in range in NIRF of MHRD, Govt. of Indian Universities category in the country.


Welcome To Yenepoya Naturopathy and Yogic Science College and Hospital

Yenepoya Naturopathy and Yogic Science College and Hospital (YNYSCH) was established in 2020. The Department of Health & Family Welfare (Indian System of Medicine), Govt. of Karnataka, granted the permission to admit 60 students in BNYS Course from 2020-21 onwards and 34 were admitted to the course. The college and its associated hospital has developed state of art facilities to facilitate the patient care, academics and research.

Yenepoya Naturopathy and Yogic Science College and Hospital is proud to claim to be the first Naturopathy and Yoga Medical institution brought up by a Southern Indian State Deemed-to-be University which has integrated conventional medical facilites. The campus is located amidst the greens, away from pollution and surrounded with natural breeze situated in the picturesque landscape of Naringana village, Deralakatte. The institution provides immense opportunity for integrated learning of holistic treatments at a serene campus. The college offers 5 ½ years BNYS (Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences) Medical Degree Course and the Teaching Hospital provides clinical education and intense training. This is a constituent unit of Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) and recognized by Central Council of Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) under the Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India & National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), Govt. of India.


Mr. Yenepoya Abdulla Kunhi

Hon. Chancellor

Mr. Mohammed Farhaad Yenepoya

Hon. Pro Chancellor

Email : farhaad@yenepoya.org

Dr. M. Vijaya Kumar

Hon. Vice Chancellor

Email : vicechancellor@yenepoya.edu.in

Dr. B.H. Sripathi Rao

Hon. Pro Vice Chancellor

Email : provc@yenepoya.edu.in

Dr. K.S. Gangadhara Somayaji

M.B.B.S., M.S.

Email : registrar@yenepoya.edu.in

Mr. Abdul Mohsin

Finance Officer, Yenepoya University

Email : financeofficer@yenepoya.edu.in




To emerge as a centre for excellence in naturopathic medicine and yoga medical education, clinical services and research



  • To impart quality medical education to the students and assist them in their career.
  • To provide safe, comfortable and professional working environment for the faculty to excel in their field.
  • To improve evidence based medical education and clinical services through high quality research.
  • To deliver naturopathic medicine and yoga health care services to the community.

Message from the Dean

Dr. Puneeth Raghavendra K.R.

I/c Principal

Naturopathy & Yoga medical education is a highly sought Indian System of Medicine. Many who aspire to be physicians of this mode of health care prefer to do so, because of its capability to make one think about health care not in a reductionist manner but as a broad multidimensional approach encompassing all faculties of human existence. A good physician must be skilled in understanding this approach and apply his/ her knowledge to the best interests of the patient’s health.

Maintenance of health across physical, mental, emotional, intellectual, and social planes of being is a globally accepted concept for preventive and curative modes of disease management. Most of the disorders faced by mankind today have a mind-body or psychosomatic relevance playing in the progression of the disease process. It, therefore, becomes very essential to dissect and understand the various causative factors which may have led to the occurrence of the disease in the first place.

The world has witnessed a drastic rise in the number of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and chronic ailments like Hypertension, Type II Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity, Musculoskeletal disorders, PCOD, Infertility, Anxiety & Depression. All these health conditions have a very strong mind-body connect and thus when treated along with evidence-based lines of management through Naturopathy & Yoga, have been found to give significant amounts of relief. It is perhaps the right time for everyone to realize the fact that “Health is wealth” and thereby practice and propagate the ways of healthy living for generations to come.

Wishing everyone health & happiness.

Dr. Puneeth Raghavendra K. R.

BNYS, MD (Clinical Yoga), (PhD)

I/c Principal