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information about BHMS course

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information about BHMS course

Posted by: vaishali

Respected Sir,
I want the detail information of the course BHMS.which are the subject offered?Is there any scope for it? after getting the BHMS degree what we can do in future?Can we do M.D as in MBBS?if yes then in which subject? Can we do surgery ?Can i become a surgeon? or just a specialist?these are my doubts. please give me detail information about it.please reply me at .wating for your reply.
Yours truly

Dear Vaisahali,

BHMS stands for Bachelors Degree in Homeopathy Medicine and Surgery. In India this course is equivalent to MBBS. Its a 5.5 yrs course, which includes 1 year internship. The subjects that are taught to students in BHMS course are Homeopathy philospohy, Materia Medica, Repertory, Pharmacy and all other subjects that are taught in MBBS like Anatomy, Physiology, Embryology, Pathology, Microbiology, Orthopedics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Gyne, Obs, PSM, Surgery, Medicine, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Psychology etc.

After doing BHMS, you can do MD in following subjects at present – Materia Medica, Organon/Philosophy, Repertory, Paediatrics, Dermatology etc. But you can not do MS, i.e., you can not become a surgeon.

The scope in the field in only limited by your own potential. After graduating in homeopathy you can work as a government doctor, or have your own private practice. You can also teach in a homeopathy college (more than 180 in India). You can also go into research by joining CCRH. Financially and socially, the scope is limited by your own potential. Plus the joy of curing that homeopathy can give, can rarely be felt in other systems of medicine.

To start learning homeopathy through distance education, you can take this beginner’s online course

To learn homeopathy more deeply through an online homeopathy course, you can take this online homeopathy course

But in India you do need a BHMS degree to practice homeopathy.

Best wishes,
Dr. B

Manish Bhatia

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  1. nishi

    May 25, 2010

    Hi Dr,

    My sister wanted to persue MBBS & then do MD to be an gynecologist but due to some reasons she couldnot take up MBBS & wishes to do BHMS this year.

    Can u please guide me if she does BHMS then can she do MD & become a gynecologist & serve as an gynecologist exactly same as an doctor who has done his/her MBBS & MD as an gynecologist.

    Awaiting eagerly for your reply.

    Thanking you in advance

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    May 25, 2010

    After doing BHMS you can only do MD in homeopathic subjects. You cannot become a gynecologist or a surgeon. One needs to be an MBBS for that. Homeopathy works on a holistic philosophy and specialization for ‘parts’ is against its fundamental basics.

  3. rup

    July 16, 2010

    dear doctor

    m rup….
    m nt able to decide wht to do next in life i.e. go for MBBS,BDS OR BHMS…

    pls tell me which of them has more scope in india as well as in abroad. nd if i do BHMS,BDS do i have 2 give separate exam outside or not.

    please help me to decide wht do next??

    please doc

  4. rahul

    December 31, 2010

    Dear sir,
    I am Rahul, a student of BHMS, 1st year in Mumbais college. I want information about this course and the subjects. Is there scope in it? after getting BHMS degree what we can do in the future?

  5. mujeeb khattak

    March 17, 2011

    Dear Sir,

    With due respect it is stated that I am a student of BHMS second last year from Abbott Homeopathic College Abbottabad. I have some information about this BHMS Degree for my best future. Sir tell me what scope of BHMS degree in Pakistan and forgeign country.


    Mujeeb Khattak
    BHMS final year
    Abbott Homeopathic Medical Collage
    Abbottabad. (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) Pakistan.

  6. afra

    September 18, 2011

    dear dr
    i would like to do bhms. For that i need your suggestion. Can you please say the importance for this scope. Can I be a gynecologist after this and at last is it better than mbbs. Waiting eagerly for your reply. When is the counseling date in hyderabad
    waiting eagerly for your reply

  7. abdul

    February 10, 2012

    hello doctor,
    i am a 12th class student of HSC board and i want to join bhms college in Maharashtra but i am not having any information about bhms like how many marks we need in CET or like what percentage is required in 12th standard.
    so please sir help me……….
    plz iam waiting for ur reply……
    thank you

    your student

  8. Mohd arif

    May 12, 2012

    after completing bhms can a doctor become orthopedic

  9. nausheen siddiqui

    May 18, 2012


  10. shruti

    June 5, 2012

    and also if we have to give any entrance test for getting in such colleges or not..thanx

  11. sapna chauhan

    June 9, 2012

    after doing cch and cgo can a bhms do gynae

  12. IMRANA

    June 14, 2012

    respected sir,
    can a person become a gynecologist after completing bhms

  13. manohar

    October 13, 2012

    Hello sir, I am Dr. Manohar, completed my BHMS from India and now I am in UK with my wife as she came here for her higher studies. Now I am looking for a job but had many problems to find my field related job. As I practiced before in India for 8 years as a doctor in my own clinic, I wish to do job related to my profession. Can you guide me in this respect? Please reply on my mail ID Reply soon.

    Thanx and regards

  14. santosh meshra

    December 11, 2012

    hello sir
    i am bhms student of nshmc&h in bhopal i want information of this course and whats importent corse after bhms pls inform me thanks…..

  15. Vinay J

    March 11, 2013

    Hi all !!!
    My name is Vinay Joshi !! I a mechanical engineer with an experience of 3 yrs !!
    1) I also want to pursue BHMS but i had not opted for biology in 12th board !! So can i get admission in BHMS ?
    If not ,what shall i do ??
    2) Is there any part time BHMS ?? If yes , plz let me know , so that i can do it along with my job !!


  16. Dr.bhaskar

    April 1, 2013

    Resp sir,
    I have passed BHMS 3yrs back and wants to know that is there any scope or job on BHMS basis in abroad?and in which country i can try?please reply me on or 09449139449
    Reply soon

  17. Kandasamy

    April 6, 2013


    I need comformation. But cousine would like to learn BHMS course. She is 24 year old and she did computer science group in +2. It’s possible she will study BHMS course right now. If it’s what is procedure to apply. Could you please help us.

    Thanks in advance

  18. C Mir

    May 10, 2013

    Respected Doctor,
    I am engineering graduate working in a software field and already in my 30s. Due to some recent experiences and meet ups with some experts in Homeopathy I am becoming more and more interested in this field so much so that I would like to practice it myself. I understand my background and my age is not something very typical to be doing BHMS. What are my options?

  19. swathi poyyayil

    May 12, 2013

    dear doctor….

    i want to know that..after doing bhms…..can i become a eye specialist

  20. apg

    May 13, 2013

    Scope of Homoeopathy depends upon not just the potential of the individual but also his circumstances, family and financial. I have 2 friends who are homoeopaths – one is rich and practices homoeopathy 12 hours a day, (it does not matter to him if 1 or 2 patients visit him for consultation in a day), his father has brought that place for him so he does not have to pay any rent or any bills; he is also studying for M.D as he wants to appear for it externally. The other friend is an average lower middle class fellow who started earning from his final year by joining as a houseman, he continued in that same hospital during and after internship along with attending clinic of homoepath; he was already thinking about repaying the debt that he had borrowed from a bank for his education. At present he works as a medical officer in 2 hospitals in 2 different shifts as his practice could not take off (financially) and being under debt he had to switch his career to allied treatment.

    Now here both had desire to practice homoeopathy but one could do it easily thanks to his parents being in good financial health but the other had to alter his direction due to financial circumstances.
    So it is not simply down to Potential; desire and determination. These words seem good for novel or movie but in reality people do need that little bit of luck; that little bit of financial buffer.

    Of course it is same for any other profession but more so in medical profession because it takes time to develop that trust in your patients; and to seem out that time that initial period you sadly need Money.

  21. Jason

    May 15, 2013

    Can I do M.D in psychiatry after my B.H.M.S and become a psychiatrist?

  22. sapna

    May 21, 2013

    Dear sir
    I complied 12th science .I get 94.89P.R in this year. after this which course I will join ?Please tell me.

  23. nazneen fatima

    May 26, 2013

    Hello Dr,
    I wanted to persue MBBS & then do MD to be an gynecologist but due to some reasons i couldnot take up MBBS & wishes to do BHMS this year.

    Can u please guide me if i do BHMS then can i do MD & become a gynaecologist & serve as an gynaecologist exactly same as a doctor who has done his/her MBBS & MD as a gynecologist.

    Awaiting eagerly for your reply.

    Thanking you in advance

  24. nazneen fatima

    May 26, 2013

    Respected sir,
    sir can a BHMS doctor become a specialist in gynaecologist….???
    waiting for ur reply sir..

  25. keerthi

    June 8, 2013

    “Respected sir
    I completed my 12th standard. Is bhms a better option to have good career. Plz reply. Waiting eagerly for ur valuable suggestion.’

  26. shifa majid

    June 18, 2013

    sir i want to do bhms corse. I haved studied vocational (dpt) its a diploma physiotheripy. Can i was aligable to do bhms. Can i take admiten in bhms pls reply me soon sir.

  27. sindhuja

    June 20, 2013

    sir , recently i wrote first year exams but i failed in two subjects can i eligible to second year to study the failed subjects and second year correspondingly pls reply me soon sir . iam from andhra pradesh ntr university.

  28. pradyuth

    July 22, 2013

    Respected sir,
    I am doing my final year BHMS in bangalore, i would like to know, what is the scope of doing MD courses outside india, and are there any forums or websites which give details regarding this?
    – thank you

  29. mohmed ahmed

    August 5, 2013

    sir iam diploma pharmacy certificate holder can you admision for bmhs course please send detailes

  30. Arundhati Chakraborty

    September 8, 2013

    sir,i want to know….after doing msc in in medical physiology after bhms…can one join as a permanent professor in any mbbs/bds/bhms/ayurvedic or nursing colleges???

  31. shiksha yadav

    September 24, 2013

    i hav not attempt for neet ,i want admission in 1st yr bhms can i get admission or i hav to waste my 1 yr nd wait for next yr

  32. Dr.Lakshmi nigam

    October 20, 2013

    hello sir,
    i hv cmpleted BHMS,i want to go in a research field,cai i go with this,,,,if yes,,,plz give me the possible options for this,,,,…..
    Thanks sir

  33. vijaya gupta

    January 13, 2015

    Can ….i became a dermatologist ….with BHMS ……or i need to do MBBS???

    • Profile photo of Alan V. Schmukler

      Alan V. Schmukler

      January 13, 2015

      BHMS stands for Bachelors Degree in Homeopathy Medicine and Surgery. In India this course is equivalent to MBBS. Its a 5.5 yrs course, which includes 1 year internship. After doing BHMS, you can do MD in the following subjects at present – Materia Medica, Organon/Philosophy, Repertory, Paediatrics, Dermatology

  34. Ashutosh Kumar

    March 25, 2015

    Hello Sir,
    Can you clear BHMS Student is apply for Medical officer.

  35. sri saini

    April 15, 2015

    how much rank does we shoul get….?

  36. nandhini

    May 10, 2015

    hi sir, i just now completed 12th hsc with totally confused regarding courses.can i become orthopaedist without doing mbbs? and i need to know whether bhms is valuable one?

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