In India, homoeopathy has been introduced in the year 1810 by some German missionaries. The popularity for this field of medicine has increased so much in the last few decades that today the country boasts of 20,000 dispensaries, 150 homoeopathic institutions, 850 production units, 186 homoeopathic medical colleges, and nearly a quarter million practitioners. To become a successful homoeopath, you need to pursue recognized homoeopathy courses in India.
Homoeopathic courses are available in undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates after completion of high school can opt for a bachelor's degree and the graduate degree holders in homoeopathy can opt for a master's degree. One can also opt for a diploma in homeopathy or even certificate courses.
For pursuing a bachelor's degree in homoeopathy, BHMS (Bachelor of Homoeopathy and Surgery), one needs to complete 10+2 examination from any recognized board/council/university with Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and English and minimum 45% in aggregate. The candidate also needs to clear an All India Entrance Examination
There are many job opportunities for a homoeopath in India and abroad. After completion of the course, a person start his/her own practice or can get employment in government and private homoeopathic hospitals