Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)

Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)

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.

The course can be pursued after completion of 10+2 level of education with 50% marks in aggregate. Admission to the program is based on entrance exams like NEET, KEAM, etc.

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.

BHMS: Course Highlights

Course Level Undergraduate
Duration  5½ years
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: What is it About?

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:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Community Medicine

The course covers a collection of clinical and pre-clinical subjects.

BHMS: Who should opt?

  • People who have good aptitude and can think logically.
  • People who want to help patients but want to try something different.
  • People who want to promote natural health and be proficient in homeopathic remedies.

BHMS: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are required to fulfill the below-mentioned minimum eligibility criteria to get admission into this course.

  • 10+2 or any equivalent degree from a recognized university.
  • An aggregate score of 50% at 10+2 level.
  • Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as the compulsory subjects.
  • Minimum age limit is 17 years

BHMS: Admission Process

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.

BHMS: Entrance Exams

A list of entrance exams conducted for admission to BHMS course is mentioned below.

  • NEET 
  • TS EAMCET
  • AP EAMCET
  • KEAM 
  • PU CET

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.