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International Yoga Day 2021: PM Narendra Modi Launches M-Yoga App, Check Career Opportunity in Yoga-

International Yoga Day 2021
– PC : PTI

World is celebrating Seventh International Yoga Day 2021 today, June 21. On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the m-Yoga app. The app has been developed to facilitate the practice of yoga across the world as a daily companion for persons aged 12-65 years. The m-Yoga app is developed by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, Ministry of Ayush, in collaboration with WHO.

The app has been launched as part of WHO’s motto ‘One World, One Health’. 

The theme of the Seventh International Yoga Day this year is ‘Yoga for wellness’. 

Nowadays the most emerging trend seen among students is that they prefer to pursue diploma or certificate courses after class 12th. Since the duration of these diploma or certificate courses are less than bachelor courses and also they are job oriented in nature. Many students prefer to pursue their career in such courses to get an early job and better earnings.

Diploma/ Certificate courses which a student can pursue to level up their career as “Yoga Instructor” —

Diploma Course in Yoga: 

Course levelDiploma
Duration1 year
Examination TypeSemester
EligibilityCandidate must have qualified 10+2 from any stream


Certificate Course in Yoga:


Course LevelCertificate course
Duration of the Course1 Years
Examination TypeSemester and Annual
EligibilityCandidate must have qualified 10+2 from any stream

Jobs offered through Diploma/ Certificate Course in Yoga:

Yoga Instructor, Yoga Therapist, Yoga Advisor, Yoga Specialist, Yoga Practitioner, Yoga Teacher, Research Officer- Yoga and Naturopathy, Yoga Aerobics Instructor, Yoga Consultant, Publication Officer (Yoga), Yoga Manager etc.

Diploma Course in Yoga: List of Top Institutes

  • Indira Gandhi National Open University,    Mumbai
  • DY Patil University (School of Ayurveda), Mumbai    
  • Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Madhya Pradesh
  • Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Madhya Pradesh
  • Himachal Pradesh University, Himachal Pradesh
  • National College of Health Sciences (NCHS), Punjab
  • Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Maharashtra    
  • National Institute of Health Science and Research (NIHSR), New Delhi
  • MJP Rohilkhand University, Uttar Pradesh
  • Gordhandas Seksaria College of Yoga and Cultural Synthesis, Maharashtra
  • Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Delhi

Certificate Course in Yoga: List of Top Institutes

  • Punjab University, Bhatinda    
  • Government Ayurveda College and Hospital, Gwalior
  • Indian Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy, Naturopathy    
  • Ranchi University, Ranchi    
  • Pacific University, Udaipur     
  • Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur
  • Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad    
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Satara     
  • Kaivalayadhama Yoga Institute, Pune
  • Deer Park Institute, Kangra

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