BUMS - Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery is based on the Unani System of medicine and Unani System is known as the art and science of healing. It is 5 ½ years of Undergraduate Degree Medical Course. This course is also known as Kamil-E-Tibb-O-Jarahat. According to the Unani system, the disease is a natural process. The body will start reacting to the disease and shows its presence through symptoms.
This system focuses on aiding the body’s natural healing power to reduce these symptoms, this will bring relief to the patient, curing the patient in the process. Here are few well-known treatment techniques used in this system Cupping, Venesection, Turkish Bath, Diuresis, Dietotherapy, Cauterization, Massage, Surgery, Exercise, and Pharmacotherapy. In this system medicines directed to the patient are mostly made up of natural drugs that are derived from animals, plants or minerals. The drugs are first purified and then derived after a huge process. This shows that the drug used in this system are mostly free from side effects.
The student should have completed 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized institution with 50% aggregate in Physics, Biology and Chemistry subjects.
- After completion of this course, the student can get a job in both government and private sectors, hospitals, health centers, and homes.
- The students can start practicing Unani Medicine system as “Hakim” or they can start their own Self-employment which is also a good option.
- Unani pharmaceutical or pharmacies will hire these graduates.
- They can become lecturers in colleges and institutions after completing this course.