BHMS or Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery
is an undergraduate academic degree course which covers medical knowledge of the homeopathic system. BHMS course is of 5½ year duration which includes an 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 like NEET, KEAM etc. The average BHMS course fee ranges between INR 2 to 3 lacs. After completing the course, candidates candidates have a lot of career options and can jobs under various profiles such as Lecturer, Scientist, Doctor, Therapist to name a few. The average salary package offered to these employees ranges between INR 3.5 to 5 Lacs. Homeopathy is a different kind of system of medicine which involves treating patients with medicines made of highly diluted substances in mainly tablet form that triggers the body’s natural system of healing. BHMS course allows candidates to choose any specialization such as Homoeopathic Pharmacy, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Skin Specialist and Infertility to take care of patients with their homoeopathic study knowledge exposure.
BHMS course focuses on the alternative medical system of homeopathy. Homeopathy medical system was developed in Germany, at the end of 18th century. This medical system revolves around concepts like- like cures like and law of minimum dose. This medical system uses diluted solutions made from natural sources such as plants, animals and minerals for healing. Depending on the disease, the cure is extracted from the source and diluted (keeping in mind the law of minimum dose). The diluted remedy aids the body in self healing and thus relieves symptoms and restores good health.