Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery

Introduction

The medicinal field is advancing every day at a massive rate. Today, we have numerous ways of getting cured and numerous antidotes for various viruses. We have developed an ability to fight outbreaks through these medications. One of these medications is Homeopathy. Like other medications, this field also requires a particular qualification, which is a Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery. It is famously known as BHMS. BHMS is a 5.5-year undergraduate course, including 4.5 years of study followed by one year of internship. Talking about Homeopathy, it is based on the self-healing power of our bodies. There are many topics involved in this course, some of which are Human Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology along with Community Medicine.


Eligibility

BHMS course is an undergraduate course. To apply for this course, a student must secure its seat by satisfying a few requirements. Some of these requirements are as follows. 

  • An applicant must complete the 10+2 level or equivalent degree from a recognized institute. 
  • The mandatory subjects at 10+2 level are Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English. 
  • An applicant must secure an aggregate score of at least 50%, although it might vary from college to college. 
  • An applicant must have completed 17 years. 


Entrance Examination

Some institutes provide admission considering the result of class 12, but some ask for entrance examination results also. In this course too, some colleges offer entry on the consideration of some entrance tests. Some of the popularly accepted examinations are described in the table below.


Entrance Examination

Full form

Mode of Test

Frequency

Application Fee (in INR)

NEET

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test

Offline

Once a year

General Category – 1500

OBC-NCL – 1400

SC/ST/PWD/Transgender Category – 800

TS EAMCET

Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture & Medical Common Entrance Test

Online

Once a year

General Category – 500

SC/ST Category – 250

AP EAMCET

Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture & Medical Common Entrance Test

Online

Once a year

500

PU CET

Punjab University Common Entrance Test

Offline

Once a year

General Category – 2100

SC/ST Category – 1050


Subjects

BHMS is a 5.5-year undergraduate course with 4.5 years of study and one year of internship. The study is separated into three professional sections, each of 1.5 years. Every professional year consists of six subjects. The segregation of the topics is listed in the table below.


Year        

Subjects

Professional Year I

  • Origin of Medicine
  • Homeopathic Pharmacy
  • Anatomy & Histology
  • Homeopathic Medicine
  • Homeopathic Materia Medica
  • Oragnon of Medicine

Professional Year II

  • Principles of Homeopathic Philosophy
  • Homeopathic Therapeutics
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Surgery
  • Toxicology

Professional Year III

  • Paediatrics
  • Microbiology
  • Embryology
  • Community Medicine
  • Gynecology
  • Pediatric




Institutes

For any course, the essential point is the source of education or institute. Choosing an institute with the best service and facilities will be one of the factors beneficial in studying any course. There are many good institutes, but some of the excellent institutes are showcased below.


Institute

City

Annual Average Cost

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University

Pune, Maharashtra

₹1,48,000

Kerala University of Health Sciences

Thrissur, Kerala

₹25,000

Vinayaka Missions University

Salem, Tamil Nadu

₹3,00,000

Government Medical College and Hospital

Chandigarh, Chandigarh

₹1,22,000

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences

Nashik, Maharashtra

₹30,000

Nehru Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital

New Delhi, Delhi

₹3,200

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth

Pune, Maharashtra

₹1,75,000

RKDF University

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

₹1,53,000

Bakson Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital

Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

₹2,85,000

Parul University

Vadodara, Gujarat

₹78,000


Future Prospects

BHMS, as the name suggests, is a course related to the study of Homeopathy. A person holding this degree can get an opportunity of earning a livelihood in the field of Homeopathy through many possibilities. Some of the most yielding opportunities are described with their description in the table below.


Job Profile

Description

Annual Average Salary

Doctor

Health is one of the necessities of humans. For maintaining it, the person who we consult is known as Doctor. The Doctor understands all the medical terms, performs tests and diagnoses, and treats the patient. A Doctor also helps us in healing our ailments by prescribing a medical course. A Doctor provides service and, in exchange, either charge fee or works on a salary basis.

₹10,00,000 - ₹50,00,000

Private Practitioner

A Private practitioner is a Doctor providing service on an individual basis. A Private Practitioner generally specializes in mental or physical health and prescribing homeopathic medicine.

₹15,00,000 - ₹70,00,000

Public Health Specialist

Public Health Specialists are responsible for discovering solutions for various health issues spreading or about to cover. They can get an opportunity to work in public as well as private sector organizations. Public Health Specialists also monitor the reports of health of people regularly and also ensures that there is no outbreak in the region.

₹5,00,000 - ₹12,00,000

Pharmacist

A pharmacist is the owner of a pharmacy who can provide medicine according to the Doctor's prescription. A pharmacist is trained in such a manner that he/she can detect therapeutic animosities and minor ailments at an early stage and provide medication according to it.

₹2,00,000 - ₹5,00,000


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