How to Upgrade

Upgrading Chikitsa – Patient Management System

This guide will walk you through how to successfully upgrade Chikitsa to a newer version


Take backup of the files of Chikitsa and Database. You can use the Backup utility of Chikitsa for database backup. Go to Administration > Backup and click Take Backup this will download a zip file.

Downloading and unzipping Chikitsa archive

The latest version of Chikitsa can be downloaded from sourceforge.

Uploading Chikitsa’s files

Replace the old Chikitsa version with the new Chikitsa unzipped folder. Copy and Replace all files.

Upgrading Chikitsa

Open Chikitsa from browser (or This will run the upgrade script.

Click on Chikitsa New Version Available Button

As soon as a new upgrade is available, you will be able to see a button on the Modules Page

Click on the Chikitsa New Version Available button

The System will update itself!
Keep the browser open until the upgrade is complete.


The latest version is installed!
No complicated steps… Simple One Click Upgrade.