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

Updated By Rahul Raj on 25 Nov, 2020
Average Duration
5 years
Average Fee
1 K-60 K INR annual
Exams Accepted
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About Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.)

Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery is a five-year undergraduate academic degree which offers knowledge about the homoeopathic 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 the homoeopathic 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. 

BHMS Course Highlights

Check out all important details about the B.H.M.S from the table given below.

Course NameBachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery 
Short NameBHMS



Course TypeDegree Course
Relevant StreamAllied Health Sciences/ AYUSH


5 Years

Exam Type

Semester Wise

Course Fees

INR 20,000/- to 3,00,000/-

Minimum Qualification 


Minimum Percentage

50% to 60%

Selection Process

Merit Base / Entrance Exam

Average Initial SalaryINR 3,00,000 PA to 12,00,000 PA
Job OpportunitiesHomoeopathic Doctor, Homoeopathic Consultant, Teaching Job, Pharmacist, Insurance Officer, Research Professional, Marketing Specialist 

Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for BHMS course are mentioned below.

  • Minimum Qualification Required: Passed in 10+2 in science stream with Biology, Chemistry, Physics as their main subject in high school.
  • Minimum Marks Required (Aggregate): 50% to 60%, depends upon the 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)

BHMS Admission Process 

  • Direct Admissions: In the majority of colleges, admission to the BHMS course is made on the basis of the candidate's marks secured in 10 + 2 examination.
  • Direction Through Entrance Exams: In some colleges, candidates are selected on the basis of performance in college/ state-level entrance exam 
  • Some of these colleges also conduct group discussion or/ and personal interview rounds as a part of the selection process.
  • In both cases, when candidates are shortlisted, they must report to the college with all supporting documents and secure their seats.

Top BHMS Entrance Exams

Following are the popular Entrance Exams for BHMS:

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

B.H.M.S. Course Fee

The course fee for the B.H.M.S Course in Government and Private College is mentioned below:-

Institute Type

Minimum Annual Fee

Maximum Annual Fee

Government or Public College

Rs 20,000/- 

Rs 50,000/- 

Private College

Rs 1,00,000/-

Rs 3,00,000/-

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

First Professional Year (1.5 Years):

Origin of Medicine

Homeopathic Pharmacy

Anatomy & Histology

Homoeopathic Medicine 

Homeopathic Materia Medica

Organon of Medicine

Second Professional Year (1.5 Years):

Principles of Homeopathic Philosophy

Homoeopathic Therapeutics

Forensic Medicine




Final Professional Year (1.5 Years):




Community Medicine



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Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) Career Options and Job Prospects

After completing graduation in BHMS, candidates have a handful of opportunities available for them. Interested students can pursue an 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:

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

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Questions Related to B.H.M.S. Course

I want to study BHMS online or through distant education. Which college can i opt??

-sujin m jinnaUpdated on January 14, 2021 09:34 PM
  • 7 Answers
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What is the fee for bhms course in govt college

-Manya SrivastavaUpdated on November 28, 2020 07:32 PM
  • 3 Answers
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The fee for Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) can vary from one college to another. The average fee charged for B.H.M.S course in a government college is mentioned below:-


handicap person allowed or not in bhms

-Ajit Anant IngaleUpdated on August 13, 2020 04:09 PM
  • 1 Answer
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FAQs about Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery

I want admission in Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.). Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination , Odisha Joint Entrance Examination , Delhi University Science , Delhi University Arts are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) courses.

What are the top colleges offering Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Medical courses : Maulana Azad Medical College (Delhi) , Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (Wardha) , Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (Puducherry) , Government Medical College (Amritsar) , CMC Vellore (Vellore). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) or not.

What is the average fee for the course Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) ?

The average fee for Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) is INR 1,00,000 per year.

What are the popular specializations related to Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) ?

Some of the popular specializations for B.H.M.S. (Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery) are : Forensic Medicine , Homeopathy , Public Health , Homeopathy , Homeopathic Materia Medica.

What is the duration of the course Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) ?

Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (B.H.M.S.) is a 5.5 year course.

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