The scope for those who opt for BSMS Course is vide and has expanded to various extents since its inception. After Completion of this course a candidate can register his name in Tamil Nadu Siddha Medical council and his name gets automatically enrolled in the Register of Practitioners of Central Council of Indian Medicine which makes him eligible to practice siddha medicine in any part of India.
The Tamil Nadu state Government appoints BSMS qualified Siddha Doctors in Government Hospitals and Primary Health centers all over Tamil Nadu every year depending on the number of vacancies. This recruitment is done through Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. National Rural Health Mission also appoints Siddha Doctors in its project in various Government Hospitals. Opportunities are also available in Hospitals and pharmaceuticals run by private sectors apart from that the Practitioner can run his own clinics/Hospitals.
Post Graduate courses in siddha are available known as M.D(S) (Doctor of Medicine in Siddha) in different specialization areas. Presently these courses are offered by National Institute of Siddha, Tambaram, Chennai run by Central Government, (Department of Ayush) and Govt Siddha Medical Colleges in Chennai and Tirunelveli which are run by Tamil Nadu State Government. After completing the post graduate degree a person can opt for teaching in Government or Private Siddha Medical Institutions.
Also openings are available in various positions in Central government organizations like Central Council for research in Siddha, Central Siddha Research Institute, Department of AYUSH, Central Council of Indian Medicine, TKDL (Traditional Knowledge Digital Library) run by CSIR HRD, Pharmacopeia Commission for Indian Medicine, Ghaziabad, National Institute for Health and Family welfare, New Delhi etc.
A siddha graduate can also opt for other PG courses in basic medical sciences like M.Sc in Anatomy, Physiology, Epidemiology Medical Microbiology, Human Genetics, Neuro Science etc and work as a teaching faculty in Medical Colleges and other Para Medical institutions.