Adipadai thathuvam (Basic principles)
The fundamentals of Siddha system of medicine are taught by this Department. How Siddha system of medicine evolved by the intuition of various siddhars, their history and the basic principles are taught elaborately.

This is usually taught during the first year of the course so that the students can get a vivid picture about this system as soon as they enter the course. Also students are trained to read the palm leaf manuscripts under Chuvadi Iyal.

Teaching Faculty: Dr.J.C.Vijee M.D(S)
Mr. P. Justus Rajan, M.A., M.Phil
Mrs. S. Mary Sujitha, M.A., M.Phil