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 – NEET

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 and Community Medicine. The course covers a collection of clinical and preclinical subjects.

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

Why Study BHMS?

The main reasons to study BHMS are as follows:

  • It is the second largest medical alternative after allopathy.
  • Well respected profession.
  • A five and half year degree course providing a thorough knowledge about the subject.
  • There are homeopathic colleges abroad as well providing further education in the particular field.

BHMS Eligibility

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 Syllabus

The part wise syllabus of BHMS followed by colleges are mentioned below;

First Part (1 ½ Years) Second Part (1 Year)
Organon of Medicine, Principles of Homoeopathic Philosophy and Psychology Pathology and Microbiology including Virology and Parasitology Bacteriology
Physiology including Biochemistry Organon of Medicine and Principles of Homeopathic Philosophy
Anatomy, Histology, and Embryology Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Homeopathic Materia Medica Homoeopathic Materia Medica
Homeopathic Pharmacy Surgery including ENT, Eye Dental and Homeo Therapeutics
Practice of Medicine and Homeo Therapeutics
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Infant Care and Homeo Therapeutics
Third Part ( 1 Year ) Fourth Year ( 1 Year)
The Practice of Medicine and Homeo Therapeutics The Practice of Medicine and Homeo Therapeutics
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Infant Care and Homeo Therapeutics Organon of Medicine
Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Dental and Homeo Therapeutics Homoeopathic Materia Medica
Organon of Medicine Repertory
Homoeopathic Materia Medica Community Medicine
Fifth Year ( Compulsory Rotatory Internship)



The colleges that caters to BHMS are mentioned below along with location and average annual fees:

UNIVERSITY Name Location Average Annual Fees
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Pune INR 1,48,000
KLE University Karnataka INR 2,20,000
Vinayaka Missions University Salem INR 1,80,000
Yenepoya Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital Karnataka INR 3,00,000
Dr. D Y Patil University Pune INR 1,90,000
Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth Rajasthan INR 1,30.000
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