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Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery


BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery) is an undergraduate course in the field of Unani Pharmaceutical & Surgery. This degree covers the medicinal learning of the Unani framework. To seek after and owe this degree one ends up to be a specialist (Hakim) in the Unani therapeutic field. Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery is a course of 5 years.

Unani is the arrangement of elective medicines. The patients are taken care by upgrading the regular mending energy of the human body. The idea of Unani is that the body revives itself as a result of its self Recuperating Power. We simply need to help it by improving the common mending power.

BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery) falls in the category of AYUSH- Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy. It is monitored by the Central Council of Indian Medicine.

Courses & Eligibility

The fundamental prerequisite for the qualification to get the admission to BUMS course is that the candidate must have passed 10+2 in science stream. Other requirements are:

  • Passed 12th standard with minimum 50% marks with core subjects as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from a Recognized Board.
  • Candidate must also be proficient in Urdu.
  • Candidate should have Urdu as an optional language in 11th and 12th class.
  • Some Institutes have their own entrance test/qualifying exam and interview. 

Course Curriculum

The syllabus of the course of BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery) may differ from college to college, but the structure is the same. A definite syllabus of the same is as per the following:

Ist Professional

Tashreeh-ul-Badan (Anatomy)
Munafe-ul-aza (Physiology)
Mantiq, FalsafawaHaiyat

IInd Professional

IlmulAdvia I (Kulliyat&Mufradat)
IlmulAdvia II (Murakkabat&Saidla)
IlmulAmraz and Sareeriyat (Pathology & Bed side clinic)
IlmulSamoom and Tib-e-Qanooni (Medical Jurisprudence & Toxicology)
Tahaffuzi-o-SamajiTib [Hygiene (Hifzan-e-Sehat)]

IIIrd Professional

Moalijat I
Moalijat II
Jarahiyat (Surgery)
Amraz-e-Ain, Uzn, AnafwaHalaq (Ophthalmology & ENT)
IlmulQabalaNiswanwaAtfal (Gyae, Obs. &Paed.)

Career Prospect

After BUMS one can go for the following posts:

  • Unani Medical Officer
  • Director (Unani)
  • Deputy Director (Unani)
  • Assistant Director (Unani)
  • Research Officer
  • Assistant Research Officer
  • Unani Physician
  • Unani Consultant
  • Publication Officer (Unani)
  • Hakim
  • Pharmacist

Employment areas for BUMS Graduate are:

  • Centre Reseach Centres i.e. CCRUM
  • State Research Centre
  • Government Hospitals
  • Government research center
  • Unani hospitals
  • Unani Pharmacies
  • Teaching faculty in Unani colleges/institutes
  • Unani Physician
  • Unani Consultant
  • BPOs
  • KPOs

Pay & Remuneration

Employees with a BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery) Degree, the average minimum salary ranges by the position of job and their experience and also the company and condition of the company.

Salary of a BUMS graduate may be Rs. 15,000 - Rs. 30,000/- per month. It may increase with working experience and eligibility of employee.

Famous Personalities

Some of the famous personalities in the field of BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery) are as follows:

  • Mohammad Ajmal Khan (11 February 1868 - 29 December 1927)
  • Dr. Hakeem Shaik Akbar Kausar
  • Dr. Aslam Javed
  • Dr. S.A.K. Yasir Khan

Top Colleges in India

There are various Government as well as Private colleges available for the course of BUMS across India. Some of the famous and top colleges are as follows:

Top Colleges for BUMS
National Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Rajasthan Unani Medical College, Jaipur
Eram Unani Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow
Ayurved & Unani Tibbia CollegeNew Delhi
ZVM Unani Medical College and Hospital, Pune
Govt. Nizamia Tibbi College, Hyderabad
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Govt. Unani Medical College, Bengaluru
University of Delhi, DelhiDr. Abdul Haq Unani Medical College & Hospital, Kurnool
Luqman Unani Medical College & Hospital, Bijapur
Government Tibbia College, Patna
Government Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram
Allam a Iqbal Unani Medical College, Muzaffarnagar
Government Nizamia Tibbia College, Hyderabad
Al-Farooq Unani Tibbia College, Indore
Dr. Abdul Haq Unani Medical College, Andra Pradesh
Tipu Sultan Saheed Educational Trust’s Unani Medical College, Karnataka
Govt. (Autonomous) Unani Medical College & Hospital, Bhopal
National Institute of Unani Medicine, Banglore
Unani Medical College and Hospital, Srinagar
Deoband Unani Medical College, Deoband

Other Details

Post Graduate courses of 3 years after BUMS are:

  • MD-Unani (Doctor of Medicine)
  • MS-Unani (Master of Surgery)

Post Graduate courses of 2 years after BUMS are also available.

Some areas of specializations of PG Unani courses are-

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • ENT and Ophthalmology
  • Surgery
  • Preventive and Social Medicine
  • Pathology

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