COURSES OF STUDY

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.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION

  1. A candidate must have passed the two year Pre-University examination conducted by Department of Pre-university Education, Karnataka State or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto with English as one of the languages and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects, provided the candidate has passed in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects individually to be eligible for admission to I BHMS Course.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. A candidate should have attained the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of his / her admission
  5. A candidate to be eligible to be admitted to BHMS course shall NOT be blind, deaf, dumb and deaf and dumb.

 

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 2nd BHMS only if he has passed Anatomy, physiology including Biochemistry for which he/she will be permitted not more than four chances including original examination.

 

Details of courses study (Subject wise/ year wise)

SI.NO Name of the subject Subject taught during Holding of Examination
1 Anatomy Frist B.H.M.S At the end of First B.H.M.S.
2 Physiology Frist B.H.M.S At the end of First B.H.M.S.
3 Homoeopathic Pharmacy Frist B.H.M.S. At the end of First B.H.M.S.
4 Organon of medicine with Homeopathic philosophy First B.H.M.S. Second B.H.M.S. Third B.H.M.S and Fourth B.H.M.S. At the end of Second Third and Fourth B.H.M.S.
5 Homoeopathic Materia Medica First B.H.M.S. Second B.H.M.S. Third B.H.M.S. and Fourth B.H.M.S. At the end of Second Third and Fourth B.H.M.S.
6 Pathology Second B.H.M.S. At the end of Second B.H.M.S.
7 Forensic Medicine and Toxicology Second B.H.M.S. At the end of Second B.H.M.S.
8 Surgery Second B.H.M.S. and Third B.H.M.S. At the end of Third B.H.M.S.
9 Gynecology and obstetrics Second B.H.M.S. and Third B.H.M.S. At the end of Third B.H.M.S.
10 Practice of Medicine Third B.H.M.S. and Fourth B.H.M.S. At the end of Fourth B.H.M.S.
11 Community Medicine Third B.H.M.S. and Fourth B.H.M.S. At the end of Fourth B.H.M.S.
12 Repertory Third B.H.M.S. and Fourth B.H.M.S. At the end of Fourth B.H.M.S.

Subjects & Hours of Teaching

First Year BHMS (Duration 1Year)

Table 1:

Subjects prescribed and distribution of teaching hours for theory and practical classes

Sl No    Subject Theory Practical/

Tutorial/seminar

 Total
1 Anatomy 200 Hrs (including 10 hours each for histology and embryology 275 Hrs (including 30 hours for histology and  embryology) 475 Hrs
2 Physiology 200 Hrs. (including 50 hours for Bio-chemistry) 275.Hrs  (including 50 hours for Bio-chemistry) 475 Hrs
3 Homoeopathic Pharmacy 100 Hrs 70 Hrs 170 Hrs
4 Homoeopathic Materia Medica 35Hrs 35 Hrs
5 Organon of Medicine with Homooeopathic Philosophy 35 Hrs 35 Hrs
TOTAL 570 Hrs 620 Hrs 1260Hrs

 

Second Year BHMS (Duration 1 Year)

Table 2:

Subjects prescribed and distribution of teaching hours for theory and practical classes

Sl No subject Theoretical lectures (in hours) Practical or clinical or tutorial or seminar ( In hours)
1 Pathology 200 80
2 Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 80 40
3 Organon of Medicine with Homoeopathic Philisophy 160 60
4 Homoeopathic Materia Medica 160 60
5 Surgery 80 60 (One term of three months in surgical ward and outpatient department)
6 Gynaecology and Obstetrics 40 +40 = 80 60 (One term of three months in surgical ward and outpatient department)
TOTAL 760 360

Note: Clinical postings: Monday to Friday of 3 hrs. duration.

 

Third Year BHMS (Duration 1 Year)

Table 3:

 Subjects prescribed and distribution of teaching hoursfor theory and practical classes

Sl No Subject Theoretical lecture ( in Hours) Practical or clinical or tutorial or seminar ( In hours) Total
1 Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, dentistry & Homoeopathic Therapeutics 100Hrs

50 Hrs

Total: 150Hrs

 

75 Hrs ( three months clinical postings in ward and OPD 225Hrs
2 Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Infant Care and

Homoeopathic Therapeutics

100 Hrs

50 Hrs

Total:150Hrs

75 Hrs ( three months clinical postings in ward and OPD 225Hrs
3 Homoeopathic Materia Medica 100Hrs 75Hrs 175Hrs
4 Organon of Medicine 100Hrs 75Hrs 175Hrs
5 Practice of Medicine and Homoeopathic Therapeutics 50Hrs

25Hrs

Total  75Hrs

75Hrs 150Hrs
6 Repertory 50Hrs 25Hrs 75Hrs
7 Community Medicine 35Hrs 15Hrs 50Hrs
TOTAL 660Hrs 415Hrs 1075Hrs

 

Note: Clinical postings: Monday to Saturday of 3 hrs duration.

Fourth Year BHMS (Duration1.1/2 Year)

Table 4:

 Subjects prescribed and distribution of teaching hours for theory and practical classes

Sl No subject Theoretical Lectures (in Hrs) Practical or clinical or tutorial or seminar ( In hours) Total
1 Practice of Medicine and Homoeopathic Therapeutics 120Hrs

60Hrs

Total: 180

One term of three months each in

outpatient department and in patient department respectively for case taking  analysis, evaluation and provisional prescription just for case presentation on 10 cases per month

 

255Hrs
2 Homoeopathic Material Medica 180hrs 255 Hrs
3 Organon Of Medicine 180Hrs 255Hrs
4 Repertory 100Hrs 175Hrs
5 Community medicine 100Hrs 100Hrs 200Hrs
      740Hrs      1060 hrs

University Examination

The university shall conduct two examinations annually with an interval of not less than four to six months between the two examinations.

Schedule of Examination

I BHMS -The first year BHMS examination shall be at the end of 12 months after admission

II BHMS – The second year BHMS examination shall follow one year of course of study after the I BHMS examination

III BHMS – The third year BHMS examination shall follow one year of course of study after the II BHMS examination

IV BHMS – The fourth year BHMS examination shall follow ONE AND HAILF year of course of study after the III BHMS examination

All examinations shall be held as per notification issued in the calendar of events by the university from time to time

All examinations shall be held as per notification issued in the calendar of events by the university from time to time.

Distribution of Marks

  1. Distribution of Marks for internal assessment is given in Tables V to VIII. Particulars of subjects, number of papers, duration and distribution of marks for the University examinations are given in Tables IX to XII.
  2. Topic wise distribution of marks is theory is given in concerned subjects. these are suggestive some variations may occur.

I BHMS distribution of marks and number of papers and the marks allotted

Subject Written Practical (including oral) Total  
Full Pass Full Pass Full Pass
Homoeopathic Pharmacy 1×100=100 50 100 50 200 100
Anatomy 2×100=200 100 200 100 400 200
Physiology including Biochemistry 2×100=200 100 200 100 400 200

 

II BHMS distribution of marks and number of papers and the marks allotted

 

Subject Written Practical (including clinical or  oral) Total
Full Pass Full Pass Full Pass
Pathology 2×100=200 100 100 50 300 150
Forensic medicine and toxicology 1×100=100 50 100 50 200 100
Homoeopathic material medica 1×100=100 50 100 50 200 100
Organon of medicine 1×100=100 50 100 50 200 100

 

III BHMS number of papers and the marks allotted

Subject Written Practical (including clinical or  oral) Total
Full Pass Full Pass Full Pass
Surgery 2×100=200 100 200 100 400 200
Gynaecology and obstetrics 2×100=200 100 200 100 400 200
Homoeopathic material medica 1×100=100 50 100 50 200 100
Organon of medicine 1×100=100 50 100 50 200 100

 

IV BHMS number of papers and the marks allotted

Subject Written Practical (including clinical or  oral) Total
Full Pass Full Pass Full Pass
Practice of Medicine 2×100=200 100 200 100 400 200
Homoeopathic materia medica 2×100=200 100 200 100 400 200
Organon of medicine 2×100=200 100 100 50 300 150
Reperty 1×100=100 50 100 50 200 100
Community medicine 1×100=100 50 100 50 200 100

 

Eligibility for University Examination

I BHMS -A student shall be eligible to appear for I BHMS examination provided he/she has pursued the course satisfactorily and has requisite attendance as per regulation.

II BHMS – No candidate shall be eligible to appear in II BHMS examination unless he/she has passed in the first BHMS examination in all the subjects prescribed for University examination and has required attendance as per regulation.

III BHMS – No candidate shall be eligible to appear in III BHMS examination unless he/she has passed in the second BHMS examination and has required attendance as per regulation. Note:- to consider as pass in second BHMS examination, a candidate has to pass in all the subjects prescribed for the University examination. In case a candidate has failed in one or more subjects in II BHMS examination he/she shall have to pass in these failed subject(s) at least one term (6 months) before he/she is allowed to appear in the III BHMS examination.

IV BHMS – No candidate shall be eligible to appear in IV BHMS examination unless he/she has passed in the third examination and he/she has requisite attendance as per regulation. Note:- to consider as pass in third BHMS examination, a candidate shall have to pass in all the subjects prescribed for the university examination. In case a candidate has failed in one or more subjects in third BHMS examination, he/she shall have to pass in the failed subject(s) at least one term (6 months) before he/she is allowed to appear in the IV BHMS examination.

Criteria for pass in I year, II year, III year and IV year BHMS examination

To consider as pass in BHMS examination, a candidate has to pass in all the prescribed subjects of the University examination for the concerned year.

Facility to keep term

  1. No student shall be permitted to join the Para-clinical/Clinical group of subjects until he/she haspassed in the subjects of Anatomy and Physiology including Biochemistry of I BHMS for whichhe/she will be permitted not more than four chances including original examination. A candidate must pass First BHMS examination at least one term (6 months) before he appears in Second BHMS examination
  2. A candidate must pass Second BHMS examination at least one term (6 months) before

he/she is allowed to appear in the Third BHMS examination.

  1. A candidate must pass the Third BHMS examination at least one term (6 months) before

he/she is allowed to appear in the Fourth BHMS examination.

  1. Number of Attempts

If a candidate fails to pass in all the subjects within four chances I or II or III BHMS examination, he/she shall be required to prosecute a further course of study of all the subjects and in all parts for one year to the satisfaction of the head of the college and appear for examination in all the subjects.

Provided that if a student appearing for the Fourth BHMS examination, has only one subject to pass at the end of prescribed chances, he shall be allowed to appear at the next examination in that particular subject and shall complete the examination with this special chance.