Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery – BUMS Course

20 May, 2017


Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery – BUMS Course is an undergraduate degree program in the field of Unani surgery and medicine. This degree covers the medical information of the Unani system. To follow and owe this degree is quite sufficient to become a doctor (Hakim) in the Unani medical field.

The Unani medicine system is one of the antique medication system adopted by the Middle-East and South-Asia countries of the world. This system is formed from the Greek by the great physician “Hippocrates”. It is also called as the Unani Tibb or “Hikmat” Medicine. It has more than 6000 years back history. Unani is the system of substitute medicines. The patients are taken care by ornamenting the natural curative power of the human body. The idea of Unani is that the body rejuvenates itself because of its self healing power. We just need to help it by enhancing the usual healing power.


Unani is the 4th most popular medication sytem in India after the ayurvedic, allopathic and homeopathic system. According to this system there are 4 elements in human body which are Blood, yellow bile, Phlegm and the black bile. This is comparable to the Ayurveda in term of the four elements and as admired as the Ayurveda.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery – BUMS Course Details

There are many colleges in India and abroad offering the degree and diploma programs in the Unani system of medical care. These days many of Indian young people are fascinated to the Unani system. Unani medical studies are being adopted very rapidly by the young student’s generation. There are a variety of study programs like undergraduate, diplomas, postgraduate and research programs are obtainable in this field.

The basic requirement in order to be eligible to get admission to BUMS program is qualifying the 10+2 examination with 50 percent marks. The candidate should have the chemistry, physics and biology in 12th class. The students who have the language Urdu in class 12th or having ability in Urdu language are given the first choice in admission. The candidate need to be minimum 17 years old.

Career & Jobs after BUMS Course

The career opportunity after the conclusion of BUMS is not only in India but also in abroad. A lot of organizations and research institutions are working in the research and manufacturing field abroad are requiring the professional in this field.

Candidate having the BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery) degree are eligible to be called as a Hakeem (Doctor) and eligible to do the private practice.


Salary Income Range after BUMS Course

The salary in medical field is standard among the other fields. In government sector the salary of a Unani doctor is 12000 to 15000 per month whereas in private sector the salary starts from the 15000 per month.

With an experience of 2-4 year, one can get a handsome salary of 20000 to 25000 per month. The remuneration depend on the status of the recruitment company and your hands in your particular field.



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