BUMS Syllabus and Subjects

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Updated on - May 3, 2024

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The BUMS syllabus covers important topics such as Principles of Unani Medicine, Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Unani Pharmacy, Toxicology, Regimenal Therapy, Paediatrics, and more. The BUMS curriculum is strategically structured for a periods of 4 years. The 5th year of the program includes a mandatory internship. 

The BUMS syllabus imparts theoretical and practical knowledge by including practical sessions also known as Juze Amali. The syllabus of BUMS focuses on the Unani medicine practice and techniques that are covered as per C.C.I.M.'s recommendations.

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Semester Wise BUMS Syllabus

BUMS Syllabus focuses on candidates acquiring skills in Unani medicine and practice.  The course's medium of instruction and study is selected by the aspirants like English,Arabic/ Urdu, or Hindi. Mentioned below in the table are the list syllabus for the BUMS course:

BUMS 1st Year Syllabus

The BUMS first year syllabus comprises classes in Arabic, Munafeul Aaza, Tashreehul Badan etc. Important topics from the BUMS First Year Syllabus are given in the table below:

BUMS Syllabus 1st Year
Arabic and Mantiq wa Falsifa Tashreehul Badan
Kulliyat Umoore Tabiya  Munafeul Aaza
Practical Work Practical Work

BUMS 1st Year Practical Subjects

Students are introduced to several practical subjects under the BUMS course syllabus. Some of the practical topics under the BUMS Syllabus 1st year are given below:

  • Mukhtalif aaza ki khurdbeeni saakht ka mutala (Histological studies of various organs)
  • Hayatiyati keemiya (Biochemistry)
  • Anasir Arba keTabaee muqam ka mushahida bazari-e Khaka (Graphs) 
  • Arwah ka takseemi khaka 

BUMS 2nd Year Syllabus

The BUMS 2nd year syllabus focuses on topics such as Tareekh-e-Tib, Ilmul Advia, Mahiyatul Amraz, etc. The table below contains the BUMS Second year syllabus:

BUMS Syllabus 2nd Year
Tareekh-e-Tib  Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib 
Ilmul Advia Mahiyatul Amraz
Practical Work Practical Work

BUMS 2nd Year Practical Subjects

Students are introduced to several practical subjects under the BUMS course syllabus. Some of the practical topics under the BUMS Syllabus 2nd year are given below:

  • Khoon ka mukammal Imtihan (Haematology, Biochemistry and serology)
  • Mada manviya ka Imtihan (Semen analysis)
  • Shanakht Advia (Demonstration of all Unani drugs prescribed in the syllabus)

BUMS 3rd Year Syllabus

The BUMS 3rd year syllabus deals with topics such as Ilaj Bit Tadbeer, Sareeriyat wa Usoole Ilaj, Amraz-e-Atfal, and more. The table below contains the BUMS third year syllabus:

BUMS Syllabus 3rd Year
Communication Skills Ilmul Saidla wa Murakkabat
Tibbe Qanooni wa Ilmul Samoom Sareeriyat wa Usoole Ilaj 
Ilaj Bit Tadbeer  Amraz-e-Atfal 
Practical Work Practical Work

BUMS 3rd Year Practical Subjects

Students are introduced to several practical subjects under the BUMS course syllabus. Some of the practical topics under the BUMS Syllabus 3rd year are given below:

  • Fasad (Venesection) 
  • Bakhoor wa in Inqebab (Vaporisation/Steam inhalation)
  • Amraz-e-atfal ki tashkhees (diagnosis of diseases of children)
  • Mualijat-e-atfal ke mutalliq hidayaat (advices and instructions for paediatrics treatment)

BUMS 4th Year Syllabus

The BUMS 4th year syllabus covers important topics such as Ilmul Jarahat, Moalajat, Amraze Niswan, etc. The table below contains the BUMS Fourth year syllabus:

BUMS Syllabus 4th Year
Moalajat – I  Moalajat – II
Amraze Niswan Ilmul Qabalat wa Naumaulood 
Ilmul Jarahat  Ain, Uzn, Anaf, Halaq wa Asnan
Practical Work Practical Work

BUMS 4th Year Practical Subjects

Students are introduced to several practical subjects under the BUMS course syllabus. Some of the practical topics under the BUMS Syllabus 4th year are given below:

  • Moainae Ajfan, Multahma, Quroohe Qarnia, Hadqa (Examination of Eye lids, Conjunctiva,
  • (Eye ball, Cornea and Pupil), Slit lamp ka istemal.
  • Ankh ke androoni dabao ka moaina (examination of intraocular pressure/ Tonometry)
  • Imtihane naqaise inetaf (Examination of refractive errors/ Retinoscopy)
  • Alaate Ain ki pehchan aur mawaqe istemal (Demonstration of ophthalmic instruments and their uses) 

BUMS Subjects

BUMS subjects practice the ancient and unique treatment methods following the Unani methods and techniques.  The BUMS subject list contains topics that focuses on human anatomy, diseases and cures from the viewpoint of Islamic culture. Below are the BUMS Subjects in detail:

BUMS Subjects 1st Year

BUMS subjects first year covers important topics such as anatomy, unani medicine, physiology, etc, Below listed are the BUMS subjects for the first year.

Subjects Topics Covered
Arabic and Mantiq wa Falsifa  Logic, Philosophy, Astronomy, Elementary Psychology, Arabic, Arabic Medical Terminology, 
Kulliyat Umoore Tabiya  Basic Principles of Unani Medicine, Anasir, Temperament, Humours, Organs, Ruh (Pneuma), Quwa (Power or Faculties)
Tashreehul Badan Anatomy, Skin, Head & Neck, Head, Neck, Nervous System, Thorax, Upper Limb, Abdomen, Pelvis and Perineum, Lower Limb
Munafeul Aaza Physiology, Cytology, Histology, Blood & Haemopoietic System, Haemoglobin, Metabolism, Systemic Physiology

BUMS Subjects 2nd Year

BUMS subjects second year focuses on topics such as medicinal plants, diseases, pathology, and more. Listed below are the BUMS subjects for the second year. 

Subjects Topics Covered
Tareekh-e-Tib  History of Medicine, Unani Centres, Famous Physicians, Medicine in India, Hippocratic Oath
Ilmul Advia Pharmacognosy, Unani Medicinal Plants, Dawa, Ghiza, and Zulkhassa, Advia Mufradah, Plant Origin Drugs, Mineral Origin Drugs
Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib  Health, Disease, Physical Environment, Air, Water, Environmental Pollution, Infection, Infectious Diseases, Immunity and Vaccination, Health Organizations, Geriatrics, Public Health
Mahiyatul Amraz General Pathology, Microbiology, Ilmul Ahwal, Ilmul Asbab, Microbiology, Systemic Pathology

BUMS Subjects 3rd Year

BUMS subjects third year deals with concepts such as forensic medicine, regimenal therapy, paediatric care, and more. The BUMS subjects for the fourth year are given below.

Subjects Topics Covered
Communication Skills Interpersonal Communication Skills, Focused Interactions, Non-Verbal Communication Skills, Computer Aided Communication, Report Writing, Acquisition of Medical Information
Tibbe Qanooni wa Ilmul Samoom Forensic Medicine, Congenital Features, Death, Violent Death, Wounds, Burns, Scald, Impotence, Sterility, Virginity, Sexual Offences, Corrosive Poisons, Irritants Poisons, Neurotic Poisons
Ilaj Bit Tadbeer  Regimenal Therapy, Leech Therapy, Cupping, Fomentation, Aroma Therapy, Counter Irritant, Therapeutic Application, Pain Management, Lumbago, Hypertension
Ilmul Saidla wa Murakkabat Unani Pharmacy, Unani Dosage Forms, Powder, Preparatory Methods of Certain Drugs, Tablets & Pills Making Process, Fermentation, Pharmaceutical Equipments
Sareeriyat wa Usoole Ilaj  Interrogation, Systemic Examination, Pulse, Urine, Stool, Principles of Management, Radio Diagnosis, CT Scanning, MRI, Scopy
Amraz-e-Atfal  Paediatric Care, Immunization, Immunity in Newborn & Children, Infectious Diseases, Diseases of Brain & Nerves, Haematology, Endocrinology

BUMS Subjects 4th Year

BUMS fourth year subjects focuses on important topics such as applied anatomy, gynaecology, obstetrics, treatments, and more. Below listed are the BUMS 4th year subjects. 

Subjects Topics Covered
Moalajat – I  Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Tumours of the Brain, Facial Paralysis, Epilepsy, Neuritis, Hysteria, Insomnia, Respiratory Diseases, Cardio-Vascular Diseases, Haemopoietic System
Amraze Niswan Gynaecology, Anatomy of Breast, Clinical Examination, Puberty, Adolescence, Menopause, Menstrual Disorders, Vaginal Diseases, Infertility, Family Planning, Contraceptive Measures
Ilmul Jarahat  Surgery, Wounds, Infection, Parasitic Diseases, Sinus, Fistula, Haemorrhage, Blood Transfusion, Burns and Scald, Tumours, Cysts, Breasts, Anaesthesia, Fractures, Systemic Surgery
Moalajat – II Diseases of Digestive System, Oesophagus, Stomach, Intestinal Diseases, Liver Diseases, Diseases of Gallbladder, Diseases of Urinary System, Bladder Disorders, Genital Disorders, Skin Diseases
Ilmul Qabalat wa Naumaulood  Obstetrics, Neonatology, Anatomy of Female Genital Organs, Ovulation, Fertilisation, Implantation, Development of Foetus, Pregnancy, Ante-Natal Care, Obstetric Disorders in Pregnancy 
Ain, Uzn, Anaf, Halaq wa Asnan Diseases of Eyes, Ear, Nose, Throat, Oral Cavity, Tongue, Teeth and Gums, Treatment of Dental and ENT Disorders.

BUMS Course Structure

BUMS course is structured as core, and lab subjects. Aspirants pursuing BUMS are trained and educated by the best Unani medical professionals in the college or the universities. Mentioned below in the list is the course structure of the BUMS:

  • 5 Years
  • Practicals
  • Internship
  • Project Submission

BUMS Teaching Methodology and Techniques

BUMS teaching methodology and techniques are very ancient and unique. The traditional Unani medical practice requires the skills and experience of a great professional to master this course of primitive medical healing.

Mentioned below is the list of various teaching methodologies and techniques of the BUMS course:

  • Collaborative
  • Process-based & Problem-based Experimental
  • Lecturing
  • Concept Mapping
  • Discussion
  • Reading
  • Hands-on Activities

BUMS Syllabus - Internships

BUMS syllabus course regulation is made by CCIM which includes one year of compulsory internship in any medical hospital or health care centre. This internship will help students gain hands-on experience handling patients and their queries. 

BUMS Projects

Project ideas are included in the syllabus and are essential for the aspirants' training for BUMS. Projects help the aspirants to be self-independent, working and performing the task independently. Mentioned below is the list of various projects ideas for the BUMS course:

  • Herbal Remedies
  • Dietary Practices
  • Alternative Therapies
  • Unani Medicine Addresses the Prevention
  • Treatment of Disease

BUMS Reference Books

Given below in the table are the list of books with their authors for the BUMS course:

BUMS Reference Books
Books Author Topics Covered
Mubadiyate Mantiq Wa Falsafa Hkm.Taskheer Ahmad Logic, Philosophy, Reasoning, Argumentation, Logical Fallacies
Kitab u Murakkabat Hakeem Syed Zillurehman Compound Medications, Preparation Methods, Medicinal Properties
Kulliyat e Advia Kulliyat e IIaj Hkm. Kabiruddin Pharmacology, Medicinal Substances, Drug Preparation, Therapeutics
Ilmul us Saidla Hkm.Wasim Ahmed Azmi Unani Medicine, Anatomy, Diagnosis, Treatment Principles
Rehbare il mul jarahat Dr.Mohd Anzar Husain Surgery Principles, Surgical Techniques, Pre/Post-op Care

BUMS Fee Structure


What is the BUMS syllabus?

BUMS Syllabus consist of 4 professional years along with a mandatory internship at the end of year.

What are the qualifying marks for BUMS?

Candidates need 50% in their 10+2 exams from a recognized board having PCM as major combination. They also have to qualify entrance examination.

What is the NEET score for BUMS?

Admission to the BUMS course requires at least 300 marks from applicants.

Is BUMS good or BDS?

Aspirants who want to pursue any medical degree, can choose BDS instead of BUMS or BHMS because it is still widely regarded as being superior.