The new syllabus of MBBS, as implemented from the academic session (2019-20). The 3-month module included will be designed by AYUSH Ministry, in which Undergraduate medical students will be given the option of choosing Ayush from the 2019-20 academic year. Undergraduate medical students will be given the option of choosing AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy) systems as an elective subject from the 2019-20 academic year, a top functionary of the board of governors that oversees medical colleges said. The initiative was aimed at introducing future doctors to alternative systems of medicine. The government had in September 2018 dissolved the Medical Council of India and constituted the board of governors (BoG) to supersede the medical regulator, therefore the new syllabus received final approval from the BoG.