Doctor of Medicine in Homeopathy or MD (Hom.) Repertory is a postgraduate course specializing in the area of repertory. The field of homeopathy is quite popular in the country and in various parts of the world. Homeopathy as a medical science is gaining increasing recognition from the medical fraternity. The course can be opted for at a number of homeopathy institutes in the country. A list of such colleges is appended below.
Eligibility and course duration
A bachelors in the field of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) or other equivalent qualifications approved by Central Council of Homeopathy (CCH) and as included in the 2nd schedule of the CCH Act. Duration of the BHMS course should be of 5 ½ years including a compulsory internship of 1 year.
Admission to the course is through entrance tests. Seats available are limited, say 6 per institute including management quota. For the management seats the candidates generally face an interview. The duration of this full time MD course is 3 years.
More about the course
The course being of 3 years' duration is divided into 2 parts. In part-1 the student has to compulsorily undergo a house job duty. The student attends the in-patient as well as out-patient department of the college, attending to patients afflicted with different ailments. From time to time, one gets to attend seminars, conferences and workshops as mandated by CCH, New Delhi. The student also gets to train undergraduate students and interns clinically. The part-1 examinations are generally held after 6 months of the house job.
The 2nd part of the course mainly focuses on the dissertation which is to be undertaken under the supervision of a guide appointed by the college. A certain topic has to be selected by each student for this purpose. The dissertation work is to be submitted at the end of the course, based on which a final viva voce is conducted.
Prospects in Homeopathy
The field of homeopathy offers numerous opportunities for practising in the country. A vast section of the population has faith in the treatment and cure provided by homeopathy. One can look forward to get employed in one of the numerous homeopathy colleges in the country as a lecturer cum practitioner. Self-practising is the most popular form of employment in the field of homeopathy and other alternative medicines. With experience and knowledge, one can earn a lot of fame through this profession.
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