Central Council of Homoeopathy

Set up in 1973, the Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) is a statutory apex body under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Department of AYUSH. It was formed to monitor and control homeopathy education in India. It also prescribes course curriculum and maintains central registers of homoeopaths.

Main Objectives of CCH

  • Any university or similar institution in India offering either a degree or a diploma in homoeopathy can do so only if it is approved by CCH. 
  • The CCH also defines particular course curriculum and notifies benchmarks that need to be maintained by homoeopathy teaching institutions.
  • Maintains a central registry of all homoeopathy physicians in India.

In 2007, the Union Health Ministry set up the 'National Council for Clinical Establishments' to "determine minimum standards" for clinical establishments.

Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery

The Council regulates the Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (B.H.M.S.) which is a graduate degree in Homeopathy, awarded after the study of five and a half years duration, including one-year internship. BHMS covers medical knowledge of the homeopathic system.

MD in Homeopathy

The course essentially involves the treatment of diseases with the application of minor remedies that trigger the body’s natural system of healing. The basic eligibility for the course is a B.H.M.S degree from a recognized university.The course is designed to focus on in-service training rather than lectures, including elements such as conferences, GDs, seminars, clinical meetings and journal clubs and also requires the submission of a written thesis or dissertation with detailed commentary on the area of specialization.


Jawaharlal Nehru Bhartiya Chikitsa avum Homoeopathic Anusandhan Bhawan,
61-65, Institutional Area, Opp. 'D' Block,
Janak Puri New Delhi, PIN - 1100058
Email : centralcouncilnic.in@bol.net.in, cchindia123@yahoo.com
Direct Phone : 011-28525582 & 011-28520607
Fax : 011 -28520691 , 28526877 , 28526873
Website: http://www.cchindia.com/

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