Homoeopathic Medical College, Chandigarh, was established in 1974 by the Homoeopathic Medical College Association (Regd.), Chandigarh, keeping in view the growing medical needs of the country and the utility of this System amongst the people, especially belonging to the poorer sections. Since this wonderful system was going in the hands of the quacks, it was considered necessary to have well-qualified Homoeopaths to safeguard the interests of this Science.
To be the best homoeopathic hospital in the region.
To serve the suffering humanity with the benefits of homoeopathy.
To reach to each and every section of the society.
To be truthful, transparent to the patients and treat them with love and compassion.
Providing comprehensive education in Homoeopathic system of medicine and comprehensive Homoeopathic health care services.
To keep all the patients and students satisfied by providing best treatment facilities and providing good methodologies for the education services.
To make the set of processes for both education and hospital facilities.
To enhance the competency of faculties and doctors.
To reduce the complaints from Patients and students.
Initially, the college was being run in a rented building. But, in 1980, the college Management undertook the construction of the College & Hospital building on a plot of land measuring 3900 sq.yards allotted by the Chandigarh Administration. With the missionary zeal of the members of the Association, the sapling of the past has grown into a sprawling tree. Totally self-dependent and financially viable, the college has experienced and well-qualified staff who impart theoretical and practical training to the students in the basic and clinical subjects. It is a matter of pride that the students who have qualified from the institution have been absorbed in various institutions run by the Government / Semi Government Departments.
Though the College has achieved a lot with sustained hard work & dedication, it shall achieve many more milestones of upgradation and addition of facilities in teaching, training & research such as permission for 100 seats in year 2021 and P.G. Course, for which the building has already been expanded.
The College imparts education through a 5-½ years Degree Course (4 professionals of 1 + 1 +1+1 ½ years) in Homoeopathy (Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery - BHMS) including 1-year compulsory internship which is recognized by the Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi and is affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh.
Clinical Training to the students
The students undergo Clinical Training in various Departments in the Govt. Multispecialty Hospital, Sector-16, Chandigarh, as well as in the hospital attached to the college. For training in post-mortem, arrangements have been made in the Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh, civil hospital, manimajra. polyclinic, sector 22 chandigarh. Medical Camps are arranged in the rural areas regularly for imparting training in community health to the interns as well as to the students.
Intensive one year training is provided for the students who complete the B.H.M.S. Degree Course in the attached College Hospital.
The college has at present an intake capacity of 50 students and the admissions are made on the basis of merit list of National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET). But, the college is also totally ready in regards with infrastructure & staff requirement for an intake of 100 seats & is expecting permission from the forth coming session. Also permission for starting of P.G. Course has been sought and required Departments, infrastructure & faculty are already in place.
Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh has adequate space as per the requirement of M.S.R. Regulations, 2013 of Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi.
Two separate four floored blocks equipped with Lift & Genset have been added. One Block is for OPD, IPD & the Administrative section and the other has various lecture halls, laboratories, Departments, including dissection hall and Library. There are twelve large departments which are well furnished and equipped with all the required instruments, chemicals & apparatus as per the requirement of Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi which is the statutory body for Homoeopathy. The solar Plant of 10 Kw has been installed to fulfil the requirement of Chandigarh Administration & Central council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi.
1.Materia Medica & Homoeopathic Therapeutics
2.Organon & Homoeopathic Philosophy
3.Case Taking & Repertory
5.Physiology including Biochemistry
7. Pathology & Microbiology
9.Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
10.Practice of Medicine.
11.Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
The College has a spacious, well equipped Library with a sitting capacity of 100 students. It is well stocked with 8331 books & subscribes to 9 Homoeopathic National / International Journals, 9 Magazines, 1 Newsletter & 11 daily Newspapers. A computer with Internet facility and a Photostat Machine is installed in the Library & a separate reading area is available for the benefit of Students. The College also publishes its own magazine.
The hospital attached to the college provides treatment for a range of acute and chronic disorders, through its OPD, IPD, & several Rural Medical Camps. The Hospital has daily regular OPD’s where more than 200 patients are treated daily. Following Facilities are available for the patients at very nominal rates:
Digital X-Ray Unit
Obs / Gynae OPD including facilities for deliveries.
Rehabilitation Unit including Physiotherapy & Yoga.
Modular Operation Theatre for all types of Surgeries
The faculty and other staff fulfil the essential qualification and experience for the posts against which they are recruited as per M.S.R. Regulations, 2013. The strength of the staff fulfills the criteria for both UG / PG Course as laid down by MSR Regulations, 2013.
Students learn presentation skills through seminars presented by them.
In tutorials, students are divided into groups comprising of 4-5 students in each group. Concerned subject faculty member give individual attention to each student through tutorials and problems or queries are solved by the faculty member assigned.