Jyotish Visharada CVA
The Jyotish Visharada, proficiency in Vedic astrology, examines the applicant’s knowledge of the foundation principles of Vedic Astrology. Jyotish Visharada applicants need to complete the following 600 hours through CVA recognized teachers and practitioners in the following categories: Approved classes, courses, audio recordings and private mentoring sessions with CVA recognized practitioners. Please see the list of CVA approved Jyotish Visharada teachers and practitioners on the CVA website.
Accreditation of CVA Hours
Classes with approved teachers, including attendance of approved CVA symposiums, conferences and workshops. (1 hour of class = 1 credit hour). There is no limit to the number of hours in this category.
Please send a list of classes attended with hours to your CVA tutor/sponsor with hours. Please include a copy of the program guide of class schedules and note classes taken for credit towards your certification requirements.
A maximum of 200 hours can be accrued through CVA approved teachers correspondence courses. The approved correspondence courses are listed under the names of the various teachers on the CVA approved teachers and tutors page on the website. Upon receiving your certificate of completion, please send a copy to your CVA approved tutor/sponsor for credit towards your certification requirements.
A maximum of 200 hours can be accumulated through audio recordings with CVA recognized teachers and practitioners. Please send documentation of purchase of a list of recordings to your CVA tutor/sponsor for credit towards your certification requirements. (1 hour audio = 1 credit hour)
CVA Jyotish Visharada examination fee is $200. This fee must be paid two weeks prior to taking the examination. Mail checks to Council of Vedic Astrology, P.O. 84312, Seattle, Washington 98124-5612.
All documents must be received by the CVA certification liaison two weeks prior to taking the examination. Contact two weeks prior to taking the exam.
Private tutorials with CVA approved teachers/practitioners. One hour of individual tutoring with homework given by the tutor = 10 credit hours. Cost of private tutorials may vary by tutor.
Each student must complete 10 written chart interpretations.
Analysis of 10 Charts = 100 hours
Student examination of the chart along with a summary of interpretation and rationale; minimum of 10 charts with 10 different Lagnas.
Chart analyses are to be typed, a minimum of 5-7 pages for each chart.
Student should show ability to understand the foundational principles of Vedic chart interpretation.
Student should demonstrate ability to assess major life issues, and answer questions based upon the Vedic chart.
Student should send copies of the 10 chart interpretations to their CVA tutor.
The CVA Jyotish Visharada written examination is 3 hours long. Upon passing, the student will be granted a certificate of Jyotish Visharada from the Council of Vedic Astrology.
Jyotish Kovid CVA
The Jyotish Kovid, excellence in Vedic astrology, examines the applicant’s knowledge of the advanced principles, and practice of Vedic astrology. “Jyotish Kovid applicants need to complete the following 600 credit hour throughCVA recognized teachers and practitioners in the following categories: audio recordings and private sessions with CVA approved teachers in preparation to the CVA Kovid exam. Prerequisite Jyotish Visharada, CVA diploma. Please see the list of CVA approved Jyotish Kovid teachers and practitioners on the CVA website.
Accreditation of CVA Hours
400 credit hours from private tutorials, classes or CVA-approved audio recordings
Private tutorials with approved tutors with homework given. (l hour individual tutoring = 10 credit hours)
Classes with approved tutors, including attendance of CVA-approved conferences and workshops (1 hour of class = 1 credit hour)
Audio Recordings - Maximum of 200 credit hours listening to audio recordings from previous CVA approved teachers. (one hour audio = 1 credit hour)
200 Credit Hours from 10 Case Studies
Ten sessions with clients. Over 5-7 pages of written chart interpretation required with ten clients. Send chart interpretations to your tutor for evaluation
Five of the ten sessions must be recorded in an audio format and sent to your tutor for review and assessment
Tutors are paid for their time to review your material. Tutors give feedback to assist your learning
Cost for CVA Jyotish Kovid examination if $300. This fee must be paid two weeks prior to taking the exam. Mail checks to Council of Vedic Astrology, P.O. 84312, Seattle, Washington 98124-5612.
All documents must be received the CVA Certification Liaison firstname.lastname@example.org two weeks prior to taking the examination.
CVA exams are offered online. Please check the CVA website to see the dates of the CVA Visharada and CVA Kovid exam.
The CVA Jyotish Kovid is a 3-hour examination. In addition to the written exam the applicant will conduct a live consultation with an unknown client. The 45 minute session will be observed by a panel of CVA recognized practitioners with a critique as part of the examination. Upon passing, the student will be granted a certificate of Jyotish Kovid from the Council of Vedic Astrology.