BUMS - Unani
B.U.M.S is a five-year undergraduate degree program that deals with the medical knowledge and applications of the Unani system and surgery. Unani system of medicine is different from the regular medications (allopathy). In this, the healing process is done through the natural processes/ natural power of the body. As per Unani System, the body has the power to heal itself. All that the human needs to do is identify the healing power within themselves and enhance it. It is known for treating various deadly diseases and disorders in a natural way as every man in the modern age is inflicted with the stress and anxieties which is a root cause of various diseases.
The system of medicine has been in practice since 6,000 years and is mainly based on the four components that are: earth, fire, water, and air. It is known for the treatment of weight loss, kidney stone, diabetes, psoriasis, arthritis and others.
- Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2
- Minimum Marks Required (Aggregate): 50% to 55%, varies from college to college. It is mandatory to have studied science stream (physics, chemistry, biology) in class 12th
- Age Limit: Few colleges have an age limit as their eligibility criteria, it may vary from college to college.
Various employment opportunities are available for B.U.M.S. graduates in both public and the private sector. Graduates can even start a private practice or self-practice as hakims. Unani pharmaceutical and pharmacy are also hiring B.U.M.S. graduates as there is a dearth of professionals in the Unani sector. The job profiles available for Unani graduates are following:
- Unani Distributor
- Lecturer/ Professor
- Unani Consultant
- Drug Inspector