Eligibility & Course Duration

 ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION

    Courses of Study

 

  1. The Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery degree course shall comprise a course of study spread over a period of 5 ½ years including a compulsory rotatory internship of one-year duration after passing the IV BHMS examinations.
  1. Every candidate shall undergo a compulsory rotatory internship for a period of 12 months as per the procedure annexed to this regulation.
  1. On successful completion of internship and on the recommendation of the principal of the Homoeopathic Medical College concerned, the university shall issue degree to such candidates.
  1. Every candidate shall complete the course including the passing of examination in all subjects and complete the compulsory internship training within a period of eleven years from the date admission in the 1st year BHMS degree course in the college concerned, failing which his/ her name shall be removed from the rolls of the college.

 

         Eligibility for Admission

      1. (i) The Candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, chemistry, Biology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of fifty per cent marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the qualifying examination mentioned above for unreserved candidates and forty per cent marks in respect of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other Backward Classes;

       (ii) Candidate with benchmark disabilities as specified under the Rights of Persons with Disabilites Act, 2016      (49 of 2016), the minimum qualifying marks in qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology shall be forty-five per cent for general category and forty per cent for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other Backward Calsses.”;

 

  1. A candidate who has passed the B.Sc. Part-I degree examination of any University in India or recognized as equivalent thereto with the following science subjects namely Chemistry, Botany & Zoology is eligible for admission to I BHMS Course, provided the candidate has passed the Pre-University or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology as optional subjects and English as one of the languages. Note the candidate should have passed the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology individually in the pre-university or its equivalent examination.

 

  1. A candidate who has passed B.Sc. degree examination of any University in India or recognized as equivalent thereto with the following science subjects namely Chemistry, Botany and Zoology is eligible for admission to I BHMS Course provided the candidate has passed Pre-University or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and English as one of the languages at the Pre-University or B.Sc. Part-I level. Note the candidate should have passed the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology individually in the pre-university or its equivalent examination.

 

  1. No candidate shall be admitted BHMS Degree Course unless he/she has attained the age of 17 (Seventeen) years on or before 31st December of the year of this admission in the first Year of the course and not older than the age of 25 (twenty five) years on or before 31st December of the year of the admission in the First year of the course:

Provided that the upper age limit may be relaxed by Five years to the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, other backward classes and physically handicapped candidates.

  1. A candidate to be eligible to be admitted to BHMS course shall NOT be blind, deaf, dumb and deaf and dumb.

 

 

       Criteria for selection of students

The selection of students to the college shall be based solely on merit. The process will be in accordance with the norms laid down by competent Regulatory Bodies from time to time.

“(i) There shall be a uniform entrance examination to all medical institutions at the undergraduate

level, namely the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to undergraduate course in each academic year and shall be conducted by an authority designated by the Central Government;

(ii)  In order to be eligible for admission to undergraduate course for an academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in the ‘National Eligibility Entrance Test for undergraduate course’ held for the said academic year:

Provided that in respect of-

  • Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile;
  • Candidates with benchmark disabilities specified under the Rights of persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (49 of 2016), the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile for General Category and 40th percentile for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes.

Explanation –The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the all India common merit list in the National Eligibility Entrance Test for undergraduate courses;

Provided further that when sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks in the National Eligibility Entrance Test, as specified above, held for any academic year for admission to undergraduate courses, the Central Government in consultation with Central Council may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to undergraduate course for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Central Government shall be applicable for that academic year only.

(iii) An all India common merit list as well as State-wise merit list of the eligible candidates shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in the National Eligibility Entrance Test and the candidates, within the respective categories, shall be admitted to undergraduate course from the said merit lists only.

(iv)The Seat matrix for admission in the Government, Government-aided Institutions and Private Institutions shall be fifteen percent for the all India quota and eighty-five percent for the States and Union territories quota.

(v)  The designated authority for counseling for all admissions to undergraduate course in all Homoeopathy educational institutions in the States and Union territories including institutions established by the States Government University, Deemed University, Trust Society, Majority Institutions, Corporation or Company shall be the respective State or Union territory in accordance with the relevant rules and regulations of the concerned State or Union territory Government, as the case may be.

(vi) The counseling for all admissions to undergraduate course for seats under the all India quota as well as for all Homoeopathy educational institutions established by the central Government shall be conducted by the authority designated by the Central Government.

(vii) No candidate who has failed to obtain the minimum eligibility marks as specified above shall be             admitted to undergraduate course in the said academic year.

(viii) No authority or institution shall admit any candidate to the undergraduate course in contravention of the criteria or procedure as laid down by these regulations in respect of admissions and any candidate admitted in contravention of the said criteria or procedure shall be discharged by the Central Council forthwith.

 

(ix) The authority or institution which grants admission to any student in contravention of the aforesaid

criteria or procedure shall be liable to face action in terms of the provision of the Act.

 

(x) For foreign national candidates any other equivalent qualification to be approved by the Central

Government may be allowed, and entrance examination for admission to undergraduate course namely the “National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) shall not be applicable for foreign national candidates.”

     

     Duration of the course

The Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery Degree course shall comprise a course of study spread over a period of 5 ½ years including a compulsory rotatory internship of one-year duration after passing the IV BHMS examinations.

I      BHMS         -12 Months

II     BHMS         -12Months

III    BHMS         -12Months

IV    BHMS         -18 Months

INTERNSHIP     -12 Months

 

Note:  A candidate shall be permitted to join BHMS – II Year only if he has passed Anatomy, Physiology  including Biochemistry for which he/she will be permitted not more than four chances including original examination. The candidate shall pass First BHMS Examination in all the subjects at least one term (six months) before he is allowed to appear in Second BHMS Examination.