B.H.M.S.(Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery)
B.H.M.S. or Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery
Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery is a Homoeopathic Medical course. Homoeopathy is a holistic system of medicine which is based on treating the individual with highly diluted substances given in mainly tablet form, which triggers the body’s natural system of healing. The duration of B.H.M.S. is 5½ years which includes internship. Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery degree as a holistic alternative medicine degree provides basic and in depth knowledge of the Homoeopathic medicinal system. Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery can also be pursued through correspondence or through distance education program.
The eligibility for the course is 10+2 with a minimum of 50% or equivalent level examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
Admission to the B.H.M.S. is based on merit. In some states there is a joint entrance exam for B.H.M.S. along with the M.B.B.S. and B.D.S. tests.The Admission is based on performance of the candidate in written test which may be followed by personal interview. Minimum age limit is 17 years.