Government Homeopathic Medical College Calicut

Dr Mansoor Ali

The Government Homeopathic Medical College Calicut was started in 1975-76
First Homeopathic Degree College in Asia
Largest number of IPD & OPD patients in India
Largest physiotherapy unit in Govt. Sector in Kerala
Largest Homeopathic pain and palliative ward in India
With CCU & Isolation wards, x-ray, ECG, USG, Color Doppler etc

Courses Offered

  • BHMS  : 50 admission per year
  • MD(Hom) : 18 admission per year
  • Nurse Cum Pharmacist : 50 admissions at a time
  • D.Pharm Homoeopathy (will start soon)
Govt Homoeopathic Medical College Calicut


  • 06 KMs from Indira Gandhi Mofussil Bus stand
  • 08 KMs from Kozhikode Railway Station
  • 30 Kms from Kozhikode Air Port

Principal : Dr.C.T.Anila Kumari

Govt. of Kerala decided to start homoeopathic medical colleges in the state for imparting homoeopathic medical colleges so as to produce qualified graduates and post graduates, and to extend the benefit for a cost effective system of treatment in all its spheres to the mass. Accordingly the first institution was started at Kozhikode in 1975 vide GO. Ms. No – 237/75/HD dated 8-10-1975 under the directorate of homoeopathy. Dr. K.S. Prakasam was appointed as the first principal. This college was inaugurated on 24-1-1976 and started functioning at the Govt.  homoeo hospital, Vellayil. The admission to the first batch was conducted on 12th and 13th December 1975. The calluses for the first batch were started on 1976.

This college was bifurcated from the department of Homoeopathy vide G.O No. 286/80/HD dated 31-10-1980 and made as a separate department.

The college was shifted to the present location at Karaparamba during November 1976 acquiring a mansion that belonged to the manager of the Pearce Leslie Cashew Factory during the British Raj. The present college building was later constructed in the same area. The original mansion, which was used for many years, was demolished in 2002The foundation stone for the first block of the present building at Karaparamba was laid on 1982. Initially the preclinical classes were engaged at Medical college, Calicut. Later two blocks of Govt. District Hospital (Beach Hospital) was allotted for providing the facility to para-clinical and clinical departments. The Govt. Homoeo Hospital was shifted to the Beach Hospital buildings on 29-6-1979. The building of Govt. Homoeo Hospital at Vellayil was converted to Men’s Hostel.

The Outpatient section started functioning at Karaparamba during 1984. The para-clinical and clinical departments were shifted to present site during 1987.

Initially 30 students were admitted to BHMS course which was later increased to 50. The BHMS (direct) degree course is extending over a period of 5 ½ years including 1 year internship.

MD (hom) in the subjects of Materia medica and Homoeopathic philosophy were started in 1991 and MD(hom) degree course in Repertory was introduced in 1996. From the year 2005 MD (hom) degree courses were started in two more subjects ( homoeopathic pharmacy and Practice of Medicine). The duration of MD(hom) degree course is 3 years including 1 year house job. The student intake is 6 in each subject.

Admission to all these courses are done through entrance examinations conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance examinations , Govt. of Kerala. BHMS and MD(Hom) degree courses in Materia Medica, Homoeopathic philosophy and Repertory are affiliated to the University of Calicut.

  • Nurse – cum- pharmacy course started in 1989 . The duration of the NCP course is 1 year.
  • The attached hospital has a 150 beds and eight outpatient sections with more than 1000 patients per day
  • There is a minor operating theater and multigym in the hospital.
  • The critical care unit has five beds for seriously ill patients.

Address : Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College.
Karaparamba.P.O, Calicut.10, Kerala
Web :
Phone : 0495-2370883


  1. Sir,Is pharmacy & practice of medicine still continued as P.G subjects there? Does it get affiliation by C.C.H? Are the exams for the concerned students being conducted regularly?

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