As a homeopathy doctor, you will be treating patients with homeopathic remedies, not just focussing on symptoms, but with a holistic view about the individual.

What do Homeopathic doctors do?

The work of homeopathic doctors include treating patients with medicines based on ‘like treats like’ principle. A homeopathic doctor treats allergies, migrain, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, premenstrual syndrome, among other diseases. The treatment is aimed not just at curing the symptoms, but takes into account the physical, psychological and emotional aspects of the patient.

What does a typical day at work involve?

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  • Checked Maintain client records, and researching cases
  • Checked Research medical conditions and homeopathic remedies

What are the main specialisations in Homeo Medicine?

Specialisation on substances used in homeopathy and detailed indications for their application.
Foundations of all theory and method of Homeopathy
Specialisation in case taking; analysis of different aspects of the case and utility of various repertoire in different types of cases.
Treatment of mental diseases using Homeopathy
Homeopathy in treatment of diseases in Children
Preparation and standardisation of Homeo medicines

How to become a Homeo Doctor?

Step 1
Take Science stream with Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Studying Biology, Chemistry and Physics at the +2 level and securing a minimum score in these subjects would be a prerequisite for admission into Homeopathy courses.

Step 2
Take BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)

The common course offered at the UG level in this area is BHMS.The course is spread over a period of 5 ½ years including compulsory rotatory Internship of one year duration after passing the final degree examination.

Step 3
Take an MD (Hom.) in specialisation of choice and then go for doctoral level studies

After completing the UG degree, you can either go for MD (Hom.) in India or foreign universities and then to the doctoral level.

Homeopathy Colleges

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Requirements for masters in homeopathy

Requirements for admission into a PG course in one of the top institutions to help you get an overall picture

India (from Government Homeopathic Medical College Calicut for MD)

  • Candidates aspiring to pursue the course need to have a B.H.M.S degree with a minimum aggregate score of 60% from a university recognized by the Medical Council of India
  • All India Ayush Post Graduate Entrance Test (AIAPGET) score (Minimum 50 percentage of marks is compulsory for qualifying the Test).

To see the entrance exams, scholarships and UG admission details, click here

Skills Required

Communication Skill

Doctors need to communicate effectively in order to ensure effective treatment and continuity of care for patients.


Patients who are sick or injured may be in extreme pain or distress. Doctors must treat patients and their families with compassion and understanding.

Problem-solving skills

Doctors need to evaluate patients’ symptoms and administer the appropriate treatments. They need to do this quickly if a patient’s life is threatened.


With your patients and colleagues, you must be approachable and available.

Professional Ethics

Doctors have an ethical duty to protect the human rights and dignity of the patient.


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