Bachelor in Unani Medicine and Surgery

Bachelor in Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS) is also known as Kamil-e-Tib-o-Jarahat. This program is yet another option for those electing to get an undergraduate degree in alternative medicine. BUMS, like all alternative medical undergraduate programs that fall into the AYUSH category - Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy - is monitored by the Central Council of Indian Medicine. Unani focuses on four different treatment therapies in its field: massage, diuresis, Turkish bath, pharmaco-therapy, diet therapy, purging, regimental therapy venasection, exercise; use of herbal, animal and mineral drugs, and surgery.

Eligibility criteria to pursue BUMS

The length of this program is about five and a half years, including one year for a compulsory rotating internship. The cost varies by institution. The requirements for admission into this programme are that the student has taken and passed (with at least 50 percent marks) the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or 10+2 in the science stream. Necessary subjects are biology, chemistry, physics, Urdu and English. Another way to have the necessary educational background is to pass the Pre-Tib one-year exam. The student must also be at least 17 years of age at time of admission for the BUMS course. For some institutions, the applicant must also submit a certificate that he/she has passed the 8th Class Examination with Hindi as well.

According to the latest notification issued by Ministry of AYUSH, admission to BHMS, BAMS and BUMS will be based on NEET scores. Hence students should also clear NEET (UG) conducted by CBSE for admission to BUMS.

B.U.M.S. Course Fee in India

The Course Fee for BUMS vary with Institutions. The Fee in Central/State Govt. Funded Institutions are heavily subsidized and may cost you around Rs.5000 to Rs. 10,000 per Annum. The course fee in other institutions under All India Quota may cost you anywhere between Rs. 50,000 to Rs.2 lakhs annually. The course fee in Private Medical Colleges & Universities are not defined, it can be anywhere around Rs.2 to Rs.5 lakhs per Annum.

Top TEN Medical Colleges for B.U.M.S

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik

Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijaywada

Government NizamiaTibbi College, Hyderabad

Government Takmil-Ut-Tib College and Hospital, Lucknow

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka

Ayurvedic and Unani Tibbia College and Hospital, Delhi

Government Unani Medical College, Chennai

Kashmir Tibbia College, Srinagar, J&K

Government Tibbi College and Hospital (GTCH), Patna

Aligarh Unani &Ayurvedic Medical College & ACN Hospital, Aligarh


1. Cauterization

2. Cupping

3. Diaphoresis

4. Dietotherapy (llaj-bit-Ghiza)

5. Diuresis

6. Emesis

7. Exercise

8. Leeching

9. Massage

10. Pharmacotherapy (llaj-bit-Dawa)

11. Purging

12. Regimental therapy (llaj -bit- Tadbeer)

13. Surgery (Jarahat)

14. Turkish bath

15. Venesection

Job Profiles

1. Consultant

2. Hakeem

3. Lecturer

4. Medical assistant

5. Pharmacist

6. Private practice

7. Public health specialist

8. Scientist

9. Spa director

10. Therapist

Recruitment Areas

1. Healthcare community

2. Life science industries

3. Nursing home in Unani care

4. Unani and Ayurveda Research institutes

5. Unani Charitable institutions

6. Unani Clinic

7. Unani Consultancies

8. Unani dispensaries

9. Unani Government hospitals

10. Unani Medical colleges

11. Unani medicine store

12. Unani medicine system education Training institutes

13. Unani Pharmaceutical industries like Hamdard

14. Unani private hospital