BHMS - Homeopathy
Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery is a five-year undergraduate academic degree which offers knowledge about the homeopathic 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 homeopathic 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.
- Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2, It is mandatory to have science stream (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) in high school.
- Minimum Marks Required (Aggregate): 50% to 60%, depends upon 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)
After completing graduation in BHMS, candidates have a handful of opportunities available for them. Interested students can pursue 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:
- Homeopathic Doctor
- Homeopathic Consultant
- Teaching Job
- Insurance Officer
- Research Professional
- Marketing Specialist