Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) - Course Overview

Duration: 5.5 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 1,00,000 / Year

111 courses | 75 colleges

About Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.)

Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery is a five-year undergraduate academic degree which offers knowledge about the homeopathic medicines and system. Within the time frame of 5.5 years, it is mandatory for students to undertake the internships at the hospitals.

Homoeopathic system of medicine is totally different from allopathy system and strongly believes in the natural healing process of the body. The Homeopathy medicines work in such a way that they activate the body’s natural system of healing, as per them the healing happens from within (internally) and not externally.

The system of medicine is gaining a lot of popularity worldwide as these medicines are in a very diluted form and are made from the natural products found in the lap of nature. The course involves various practical sessions and readings of homeopathic text so that students can understand the origin of this system of medicine and how it benefits the human body over other systems of medicines and healthcare. 

Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2, It is mandatory to have science stream (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) in high school.
  • Minimum Marks Required (Aggregate): 50% to 60%, depends upon college to college.
  • Age Limit: Age Limit for the BHMS program is 22 years for the general category and 24 years for reserved category (SC/ST/OBC)

B.H.M.S. Admission Process:

  • To study BHMS program it is mandatory to appear in common entrance exams.
  • For admission in government/state colleges aspirants need to appear in the entrance exams conducted by the respective colleges and universities.
  • The final step for the admission is group discussion and personal interview.

Following are the popular Entrance Exams for BHMS:

  • NEET Entrance Exam
  • PU CET Common Entrance Test
  • AP Entrance Examination

Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) Syllabus

First Professional Year (1.5 Years):

Origin of Medicine

Homeopathic Pharmacy

Anatomy & Histology

Homeopathic Medicine 

Homeopathic Materia Medica

Oragnon of Medicine

 

Second Professional Year (1.5 Years):

Principles of Homeopathic Philosophy

Homeopathic Therapeutics

Forensic Medicine

Pathology

Surgery

Toxicology

 

Final Professional Year (1.5 Years):

Paediatrics

Microbiology

Embryology

Community Medicine

Gynecology

Pediatric

Career Options and Job Prospects

After completing graduation in BHMS, candidates have a handful of opportunities available for them. Interested students can pursue MD in Homeopathy which is for 3 years. Students can pursue MD in the subjects such as  MD in Homeopathy - Materia Medica, MD in Homeopathy - Organon of Medicine, and others. Since Homeopathy treatment is side-effect free there is a lot of demand for the people with a degree in the respective field.

After graduation, one may practice as a Homeopathy doctor in both private and government hospitals/clinics. One can also start their private practice and can work in the manufacturing, quality control, sales and marketing units of the field. The common job profiles available for graduates are:

  • Homeopathic Doctor
  • Homeopathic Consultant
  • Teaching Job
  • Pharmacist
  • Insurance Officer
  • Research Professional
  • Marketing Specialist