Homeopathy can also be termed as an alternative and complementary form of medicine. Developed by famous German Physician Samuel Hahnemann during late 18th century, homeopathy works on an entirely different philosophy. According to it, major components of human body, mind, body and emotions are not separate, but in reality they are totally connected and integrated. This principle explains the prescribed remedy for every kind of ailments of human body. This remedy focuses on psychological and physical symptoms of the patient. These Homeopathic remedies are created using the substances which cause the symptoms similar to to the disease. With no side effects on the body, these substances are used in serially diluted form. Homeopathy is gaining rapid popularity in several parts of India. The alternative form of medicine is making its presence felt amongst the Indian masses.
To get admission into Bachelor’s course of Homeopathy, one needs to have completed H.S.C. with minimum 50% of marks. Once entrance test is cleared, students have to join the four and half year, full time program which includes theory as well as practicals. This course is followed by internship of one year duration. Students can also opt for master’s course after completing bachelor’s course and internship.
Homeopathic institutes in India are; Dr. Alluramalingaiah Govt. Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital in Andhra Pradesh, Co-Operative Homeopathic Medical College and Utkalmani Homeopathic Medical College in Orissa, Nehru Homoeo Medical College & Hospital in Delhi, Ahmednagar Homeopathic Medical College and Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Homeopathic Medical College in Maharashtra, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University etc.