Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (BUMS) is the undergraduate level course offered by many medical colleges in India. Out of the medical colleges in India, many are standalone Unani institutions, while other have included Unani medicine in their curriculum. To be eligible to pursue the course, one must have passed Intermediate / Higher Secondary Certificate Examination or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology, from any recognized Institute or University. Those who have studied Urdu as a language in their 10+2 examination are given preference.
After pursuing course in the field of Unani medicine, one can work as Unani Hakim or pharmacist. One can also join any central Government or state Government dispensaries, Unani hospitals, health centers, private nursing homes, Unani pharmacies, research centers or can join teaching department at any Unani institute or practice Unani medicine as Unani physician or consultant.
Top Colleges Offering UG/PG/Other Courses
Some of the well known and prominent colleges in India that offer course in the field of Unani medicine are Ayurved Unani Tibbi College (Delhi), Jamia Hamdard University (Delhi), Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College (Aligarh), National Institute of Unani Medicine (Bangalore), Govt. Nizamia Tibbi College (Hyderabad), Dr. Abdul Haq Unani Medical College & Hospital (Andhra Pradesh), Govt. Tibbi College (Patna), Saifia Hamidia Unani Tibbia College & Hospital (Madhya Pradesh) and The Calcutta Unani Medical College and Hospital.
Remuneration in Unani medicine largely depends upon the standard of the organizations and the person experience in the field. Generally, in Unani medicine, one can earn anywhere between Rs 3,00,000 and 4,00,000 per annum.