Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) (Purbanchal University)
Purbanchal University offers an intensive bachelors course in the field of Homeopathy science, which is named as Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS). This degree requires students to study 5 and half years to complete the entire course with 1 year of compulsory internship, included. This homeopathy course comes under the faculty of Medical and Allied Sciences.
Homeopathy is actually regarded as an alternative drug which was found long back in 1796. It is an extremely effective, logical, sensible, most secure, speedy and highly successful technique for treatment with no resulting side effects. BHMS has been recognized as a degree equal to MBBS in Nepal in 1998 A.D.
Currently, Nepal Homeopathic Medical College is the only college offering the course of Bachelor in Homeopathy Medicine and Surgery. The college is located at Malaya Road, Biratnagar.
The main objectives of this course are as follows:
- To produce skilled health care professionals.
- To provide knowledge about Homeopathic medicines and their manufacture.
- Provide advance research in the field of Homeopathy so that they can contribute in the headway of the framework.
- Educate students about many critical and dangerous diseases and their effective homeopathic treatment.
- To aware the students about the benefits of using homeopathic treatment over allopathic treatment.
For the admission in this program, the candidate must pass an eligibility criteria which comprises of past academics, test and interview.
In general, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary examinations from a recognized board or institution with at least 50%. S/he must be from science background with the major in Biology. Along with this, students should also pass an entrance examination conducted by Purbanchal University. Students awaiting the 10+2 results can also sit in the entrance exam.
The short-listed candidates on the basis of past academics and entrance test will be called for an interview. Admission will only be given on the merit basis.
Course of Study
Scope and Career Prospects
The applicant having the BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medication and Surgery) degree is qualified to do the private practice. The graduate can open his own homeopathy clinic and professionally cure diseases like Kidney-stone, Gastric ulcer, Peptic ulcer, Jaundice, Sexual problems, Enlargement of Prostate gland, Tumors, Skin diseases, Paralysis, and many more.
There are many other employment opportunities in hospitals, Insurance companies and Clinics too. BHMS graduates can get a post of a lecturer in medical colleges and numerous paramedical institutes. One can manufacture homeopathy medicines in Pharmaceutical industry. Many NGO and INGO companies seek for highly qualifies BHMS graduates.