Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery

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Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (B.H.M.S.) is a graduate degree in Homeopathy in India, awarded after the study of five and a half years duration, including one-year internship.[1][2] BHMS covers medical knowledge of the homeopathic system.

Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery course allows students to choose any specialization, for example, Homeopathic Pharmacy, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Skin Specialist and Infertility to treat the patients with their homeopathic study knowledge exposure.


  • 10+2 with a minimum of 50% or equivalent level examination with Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and English.
  • Minimum age limit is 17 years.
  • Admission to the BHMS is depends on merit. In a few states, there is a Joint Entrance Examination for BHMS alongside the MBBS and BDS tests. The Admission is based on performance of the student how get scored in joint entrance exam like NEET

Entrance exams[edit]

NEET, KEAM, TS EAMCET, AP EAMCET, and PU CET are entrance exams for BHMS.[3]


It has been reported that homeopathic doctors are facing the unemployment problem.[4]

Homeopathic medicine practitioners in India are currently being welcomed by most of the population. With a rising number of people preferring to use homeopathic medicines over allopathic medicines. [5]. Most homeopathic doctors open up private clinics or work in multi-speciality chain of homeopathic clinics.


Homeopathy is a pseudoscience and its remedies have been found to be no more effective than placebo.[6][7][8][9]

See also[edit]


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  5. ^ "50% More Patients are Flocking to Homeopaths. Does it Work?".
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  8. ^ Baran GR, Kiana MF, Samuel SP (2014). "Science, Pseudoscience, and Not Science: How do They Differ?". Chapter 2: Science, Pseudoscience, and Not Science: How Do They Differ?. Healthcare and Biomedical Technology in the 21st Century. Springer. pp. 19–57. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-8541-4_2. ISBN 978-1-4614-8540-7. within the traditional medical community it is considered to be quackery
  9. ^ Mukunth, Vasudevan. "After BGR-34, Ministry of AYUSH Pushes #Homeopathy4Diabetes". Retrieved 2017-12-13.