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April 2011|Volume 8|Issue 4
Apr 2011|Vol 8|Issue 4


College Focus
Govt.Homoeopathic Medical College
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala


         Kerala state owns another Government Homoeopathic Institution at Trivandrum. The Govt.Homoeopathic Medical College started functioning in 1983. The College is located in a land area of 11 acres at Manacaud, Trivandrum city with building space of over 80000 sq.feet. Separate boys and girls hostel are provided in the college campus.

         The college is affiliated to the University of Kerala and approved by the Central Council of Homoeopathy under the Department of AYUSH of Government of India. The College is owned by the Government of Kerala. The Five and a half years BHMS (Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery) degree course was started on the same year. Fifty students are admitted every year for the course. The selection of students for admission is from the common medical entrance test conducted by the Government of Kerala. The BHMS graded degree course was started on 1991. The three year Post Graduate courses MD (Hom) in two subjects (Homoeopathic Philosophy and Materia Medica) were started in 1995. In 1996 another PG course in Repertory was added. In the year 2004, Post Graduate courses were started in the subject of Practice of Medicine and Homoeopathic Pharmacy. Six students are admitted to each specialty through the Homoeopathy post graduate entrance test conducted by the Government of Kerala. The one year Nurse cum Pharmacist course is also conducted in the college.

      Dr. K. J. Issac was first principal of the College, Dr.Ravi M Nair, the former advisor, Department of AYUSH continued after, Dr.Leelavathy Amma, Dr.Abdul Lathif, Dr.K.B.Ramesan, Dr.V.M.Janakikutty, Dr.T.M.Sreedevi rendered service as principal to the college and now Dr.N.S.Valasala Kumari is servicing as head of the institution. She also holds another service head as Controlling Officer, which designated to control the entire homeopathy education in Kerala.



Address for Correspondence

Government Homoeopathy Medical College, Iranimuttom,Manacadu PO,
Thiruvananthapuram-695 009.
Kerala, India.
Phone: 0471-2459459 Fax: 0471-2459459

Dr.N.S.Valasala Kumari

- Dr. Mansoor Ali