National Institute of Homeopathy (NIH), Kolkata is one of the reputed government homeopathic institute which was established in 1975. This institute offers 2 programs. One is BHMS for UG level and other is M. D. for PG level which is offered in 6 subjects. This institute is approved by Central Council of Indian Medicine.

The admission procedure for the courses is solely on the basis of marks obtained in NEET UG and NEET PG for the respective PG courses. 

NIH Kolkata Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1975 | Autonomous
Approved by Central Council of Indian Medicine.
Affiliation  West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata
Set by Government of India
Entrance Exam NEET-UG for BHMS & NEET-PG for MD
Courses Offered UG course and PG course in 6 specializations
Application Mode Online for MD, Offline for BHMS
Admission Criteria Based on NEET marks
Campus Area 16 Acres
Facilities Available Library, Laboratory, Hostel, Cafeteria, Auditorium, Hospital/Medical Facilities
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NIH Kolkata Courses 

Two of the courses offered by this institution is tabulated as follows:

Courses Details
  • Duration: 5 years 
  • Eligibility: A Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics as subjects with at least 50% marks in aggregate from any recognized institution in India
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  • Subjects: Organon of Medicine, Homeopathic Materia Medica, Case taking and Repertory, Homeopathic Pharmacy, and Practice of medicine, Paediatrics
  • Duration: 3 years 
  • Eligibility: Candidates who have passed BHMS or any equivalent degree from any recognized institution in India and have completed their rotating internship successfully.
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NIH Kolkata Admission

National Institute of Homeopathy offers admission into the UG BHMS course and MD which is a PG course in 6 different specializations. Admissions at the National Institute of Homeopathy are based on marks obtained by the students in NEET-UG and NEET-PG respectively and with at least 50% in the qualifying examination. 

Application Procedure:

Students who wish to apply for the National Institute of Homeopathy must follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Download the application form from the official website of the institute.
  • Send the filled application form to the National Institute of Homeopathy before the deadline along with the demand draft of INR 1000.
  • Candidates are also required to send 3 recent colored passport size photographs of size (3.5x4.5cm).
  • Candidates should send the duly filled in application form to the address (Director, National Institute of Homoeopathy, Block-GE, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700106)
  • Shortlisted candidates are required to report at the Institute for the verification of their mark sheets and certificates, failing to which his/her candidature will be canceled.

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NIH Kolkata Scholarship

National Institute of Homeopathy offers scholarships to the deserving and meritorious candidates in their respective courses. There are various scholarship programs offered under the following categories:

  • Institute/University Merit Scholarship- This will be selected on the basis of marks secured in the qualifying examination or the current academic performances. 
  • EWS Scholarship- Students belonging to EWS (Economical Weaker Section) category whose income is less than INR 50,000 to 2 lakhs will be given this scholarship.

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NIH Kolkata Facilities

Following are the facilities available in National Institute of Homeopathy:

  • Library- National Institute of Homeopathy has its own library which contains all kinds of books for students.
  • Hostels- National Institute of Homeopathy provides hostel facilities for both girls and boys which can accommodate 75+ and 250+ students respectively at a time.
  • Laboratory- National Institute of Homeopathy has laboratories catering to the needs of the students for their respective courses.
  • Cafeteria- The institute has a spacious cafeteria catering to the nutritional requirements of students at a reasonable price.
  • Medical/Hospital facilities- National Institute of Homeopathy has medical/hospital facilities available that are up to date with the current technology.

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NIH Kolkata Faculty

National Institute of Homeopathy boasts faculty who are peerless experts in their respective fields. There are total of 27 teaching faculty members mentioned in the institute. All these faculties have dome M.D. in their respective specializations. All the teaching faculty are working in the under these departments at the institute: Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry, Organon of Medicine, Chronic Diseases, Homoeopathic Philosophy & Psychology, Materia Medica & Homoeopathic Therapeutics, Case taking and Repertorisation, Homoeopathic Pharmacy, Practice of Medicine & Paediatrics, Paediatrics (PG), Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Community Medicine, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Pathology, Bacteriology & Parasitology.

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NIH Kolkata FAQs

Ques. Are there any chances of selection with NEET score of 500?

Ans. NEET score of below 500 might not have a chance to get selected but above it, it could possibly get you selected with state quota. If the NEET score is 520+, you could fancy the chances of government seat through All India counseling.

Ques. What is the location of the institute?

Ans. National Institute of Homeopathy is located at Block – GE Sector III, Kolkata, West Bengal 

Ques. How many beds do hospital divisions of National Institute of Homeopathy have?

Ans. The Institute has a 250-beds in total including 10 for surgery and 10 for maternity cases.

Ques. When was the institute established?

Ans. National Institute of Homeopathy was established in 1975.

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of admission?

Ans. Candidates must have the following documents (original and copies) at the times of admission process at the National Institute of Homeopathy.
  • 10th Class Board Examination Certificate and marksheet
  • 12th Class Marksheet, Admit Card, Provisional Certificate / Original Certificate
  • Character Certificate (latest)
  • ID Proof
  • NEET UG/PG Admit card & Result/Scoresheet
  • SC/ ST/ OBC Certificate issued by authority (for applicable students)
  • Transfer Certificate and Migration Certificate from Board/University
  • Self-attested passport size photographs.
  • Resident Certificate of West Bengal if applicable