BHMS or Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery is an undergraduate academic degree course which covers medical knowledge of the homeopathic system. The course is of 5½ year duration which includes 4.5 years of study followed by 1 year of internship.
Some of the top institutes offering this course are:
The average course fee ranges from INR 2 to 3 Lakhs.
BHMS course allows candidates to choose any specialization such as Homoeopathic Pharmacy, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Skin Specialist and Infertility to take care of patients with their homeopathic study knowledge exposure.
After completing this course, candidates have a lot of career options and can pursue various professions such as Lecturer, Scientist, Doctor, and Therapist. The average salary package offered to these employees ranges from INR 3 to 5 Lakhs.
|Full Form||Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery|
|Examination Type||Semester system|
|Eligibility||10+2 level with 50% marks|
|Admission Process||Entrance Exam followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview|
|Course delivery method||Lectures, Industrial Trainings, Project|
BHMS course covers the theoretical and practical knowledge of the homeopathic system. Homeopathy is based on the self-healing power of our bodies and focuses on accentuating that. One of the most popular medication systems in India along with Allopathy and Ayurveda, Homeopathy is widely practiced.
The course curriculum includes topics like:
The course covers a collection of clinical and pre-clinical subjects.
|Institute Name||Location||Average Annual Fees|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University||Pune||INR 1,48,000|
|Kerala University of Health Sciences||Thrissur||INR 25,000|
|Vinayaka Missions University||Salem||INR 3,00,000|
|Government Medical College and Hospital||Chandigarh||INR 1,22,000|
|Maharashtra University of Health Sciences||Nashik||INR 30,000|
|Nehru Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital||New Delhi||INR 3,200|
|Dr. D Y Patil Vidyapeeth||Pune||INR 1,75,000|
|Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University||Jaipur||INR 1,75,000|
|Bakson Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital||Greater Noida||INE 2,85,000|
|Parul University||Vadodara||INR 78,000|
|Anushree Homeopathic Medical College||Jabalpur||INR 46,700|
|RKDF University||Bhopal||INR 1,53,000|
Candidates are required to fulfill the below-mentioned minimum eligibility criteria to get admission into this course.
Admission to some of the top institutes for BHMS course is done through entrance exam. Candidates need to go through different entrance exams conducted at the national level and state level.
Candidates are selected based on marks obtained in the respective entrance exam which is followed by a round of Group Discussion and Personal Interview. With this, the skills and abilities of candidates can be judged and they are shortlisted. Those candidates who successfully clear the entrance test can appear for the further counseling rounds.
A list of entrance exams conducted for admission to BHMS course is mentioned below.
Application form for the entrance test is available in both offline and online mode from the official website of the board conducting the exam. A demand draft of specified amount should be submitted before filling the application form through online mode. Candidates who are submitting the application with offline method have to collect the application form from the counter of the colleges which are offering this course.
Candidates can either work or opt for the higher studies in Homeopathy and the allied areas. Mentioned below are some of the areas in which higher studies can be done after BHMS course:
Candidates who wish to work can opt for any of the below-mentioned job profiles:
|Job Profile||Job Description||Average Annual Salary|
|Doctor||Doctors are responsible for performing health tests, running diagnosis, treating patients and prescribing medicines to them.||INR 10-50 Lakhs|
|Private Practitioner||Private practitioners provide private services to their patients related to health, mental issues, and many other things.||INR 15-70 Lakhs|
|Public Health Specialist||They analyze and develop programs to improve the health of people. PHSs find opportunities in government as well as private sectors.||INR 5-12 Lakhs|
|Pharmacist||A pharmacist owns a pharmacy and interprets a doctor’s prescription. A pharmacist also detects therapeutic incompatibilities.||INR 2-5 Lakhs|