Curriculum

1. Eligibility:

I. Aims and Objects of Unani Education: To produce competent Unani graduates of profound scholarship, having deep basis of Unani with modem scientific knowledge, in accordance with Unani fundamentals with extensive practical training so as to become Unani Physician and Surgeon and Research Worker fully competent to serve in the Medical and Health Services of the country.

2. Eligibility for admission: (A) Admission to Kamil-E-Tib-Wa-Jarahat course: A candidate seeking admission to main Kamil-E-Tib-Wa-Jarahat (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery-B.IJ.M.S.) Course must have passed,—

  • Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent examination with fifty per cent. aggregate marks in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology and the candidate should have passed I ath standard with Urdu or Arabic or Persian language as a subject, or clear the test of Urdu in the entrance examination conducted by the University or Board or registered Society authorised by the Government to conduct such examination or the Pre-Tib examination of one year duration.

2. Duration of Course & Degree

(a) Pre-Tib Course: The duration of course shall be one year; and

(b) Degree (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery-B.U.M.S.) Course: The duration of course shall be five years and six months comprising

  • First Professional session Twelve months
 
  • Second Professional session Twelve months
 
  • Third Professional session Twelve months
 
  • Final Professional session Eighteen months
 
  • Compulsory Rotatory Internship Twelve months
   

Degree to be awarded: The candidate shall be awarded Kamil-E-Tib-Wa-Jarahat (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery-B.U.M.S.) degree after passing all the examinations and completion of prescribed course of study extending over the prescribed period, and thereafter satisfactorily completing the compulsory rotatory internship extending over twelve months.

Medium or instruction: The medium of instruction for the course shall be Urdu or Hindi or any recognized regional language or English.

3. Scheme of examination:

(I) First professional session—

(a) The first professional session will ordinarily start in July and the first professional examination shall be at the end of one academic year of first professional session.

(b) The first professional examination shall be held in the following subjects:

  1. Arabic and Mantiq wa Falsifa;
  2. Kulliyat Umoore Tabiya (Basic Principles of Unani Medicine);
  3. Tashreeh-ul-Badan (Anatomy);
  4. Munafe-ul-Aaza (Physiology).
 

(c) a student flailed in not more than two subjects shall be held eligible to keep the terms for the second professional session, however he shall not be allowed to appear for second professional examination unless he passes in all the subjects of the first professional examination.

(2) Second professional session—

(a) The second professional session shall start every year in the month of July following completion of first professional examination and the second professional examination shall be ordinarily held and completed by the end of month of May or June every year after completion of one year of second professional session;

(b) The second professional examination shall be held in the following subjects:-

  1. Tareekhe Tib (History of Medicine);
  2. Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib (Preventive and Community Medicine);
  3. Ilmul Advia;
  4. Mahiyatul Amraz.
 

(c) a student failed in not more than two subjects shall be held eligible to keep the terms for the third professional session, however he shall not be allowed to appear for third professional-examination unless he passes in all the subjects of second professional examination.

(3) Third professional session-

(a)The third professional session shall start every year in the month of July following completion of second professional examination and the third professional examination shall be ordinarily held and completed by the end of the month of May or June every year after completion of one year of third professional session;

(b) The third professional examination shall be held in the following subjects:-

  1. Communication Skills;
  2. Ilmul Saidlawa Murakkabat;
  3. Tibbe Qanooni wa Ilmul Samoom (Juris prudence and Toxicology);
  4. Sareeriyat wa Usoole Ilaj (Clinical Methods);
  5. Ilaj bit Tadbeer (Regimenal Therapy);
  6. Amraze Atfal (Paediatrics).
 

(c) a Student failed in not more than two subjects shall be held eligible to keep the terms for the final professional examination, however he shall not be allowed to appear for final professional examination unless he passes in all the subjects of third professional examination.

(4) Final professional session-

(a) The final professional session will be of one year and six months duration and shall start every year in the month of July following completion of third professional examination and the final professional examination shall be ordinarily held and completed by the end of the month of December every year after completion of one year and six months of final professional session;

(b) The final professional examination shall be held in the following subjects:-

  1. Moalajat (Medicine);
  2. Amraze Niswan (Gynaecology);
  3. Ilmul Qabala wa Naumaulood (Obstetrics and Neonatology);
  4. Ilmul Jarahat (Surgery);
  5. Ain, Uzn, Anf, Halaq wa Asnan (Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat and dentistry).
 

(c) Failed students of final professional examination will be eligible for appearing in subsequent supplementary examination.

4. Number of papers and marks for theory and practical:
Name of the subject Number of hours of teaching

Details of maximum marks

Theory Practical Total Number of papers Theory Practical Total

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

1.Tabiyaat (Physics)

180

90

270

One

100

100

200

2. Kimiya (Chemistry)

180

90

270

One

100

100

200

3. Nabatiyat (Botany)

180

90

270

One

100

100

200

4. Halwaniyat (Zoology)

180

90

270

One

100

100

200

5. English

180

180

One

100

100

Note: Permission can be given to conduct the Pre-Tib Course in a Science College in nearby vicinity

First Professional
1. Arabic and Mantiq wa Falasifa

100

-

100

One

100

-

100

2. Kulliyat Umoore Tabiya(Basic Principles of Unani Medicines)

100

-

100

One

100

100

200

3. Tashreehul Badan(Anatomy)* Paper (i)-Tashreeh- I Paper (ii)-Tashreeh – II

225

200

425

Two

100

100

100

300

4. Munafe-ul-Aza(Physiology) Paper(i) – Munafe-ul-Aza Umoomi wa Hayati Kimiya (General Physiology and Biochemistry) Paper (ii)-Munafe-ul-Aza Nizami (Systemic Physiology)

225

200

425

Two

-

100

100

100

300

Note: * Tashreeh-ul-Badan Paper- I : General description of Connective tissues, Muscles, Nerves, Upper and Lower Limbs and organs of Head and Neck including basics of Embryology and Genetics like as Chromosomes, Pattern of inheritance, Cyto- genetics and Genetics of important diseases.

*Tashreeh-ul-Badan Paper- II: General description of Thorax, Abdomen and Pelvis and Applied and Gross Anatomical anomalies of different organs.

Second Professional
1. Tareekhe Tib (History of Medicine)

100

-

100

One

100

-

100

2. Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib (Preventive and Community Medicines)

150

100

250

One

100

100

200

3. Ilmul Advia Paper (i)-Kulhayate Advia Paper (ii)-Advia Mufradah

200

100

300

Two

100

100

100

300

4. Mahiyatul Amraz Paper (i)- Mahiyatul Amraz Umoomi wa Ilmul Jaraseem Paper (ii)- Mahiyatul Amraz Nizami

200

200

400

Two

100

100

100

300

Note: The students may be divided into three groups for practical or demonstration of Ilmul Advia -I (Advia Mufradah), Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib and Mahiyatul Amraz. For demonstration of Advia Mufradah, the student will be posted in Advia Musuem and Herbal Garden regularly.

Third Professional
1. Communication Skills

100

-

100

One

100

-

100

2. Ilmul Saidla wa Murakkabat Paper (i)- Ilmul Saidla Paper (ii)- Advia Murakkabah

140

100

240

Two

100

100

100

300

3. Tibbe Qanooni wa Ilmul Samoom

100

50

150

One

100

100

200

4. Sareeriyat wa UsooleIlaj

80

140

220

One

100

100

200

5. Ilaj bit Tadbeer

80

140

220

One

100

100

200

6. Amraze Atfal

80

50

130

One

100

100

200

Note: For practical training Ilmul Advia-II (Ilmul Saidlawa Muarakkabah) and Tibbe Qanooni wa Ilmul Samoom, the students may be divided in two groups. Practicals in both the subjects may be held four days every week. The students will be posted in hospital, in various groups for clinical training of Ilaj bit Tadbeer, Sareeriyat and Amraze Atfal.

Final Professional
1. Moalajat – I

Paper – (i)- Amraz-e-Nizam-e-Dimag wa Aasab and Baah

Paper -(ii)-Amraz-e-Tanaffus,Dauran-e-Khon, Tauleed-e-Dam, Tihal

150

Clinical duties (in groups) in various sections of Hospital 3-4 hrs per day -

Two

100

100

100

300

2. Moalajat- II

Paper(i) : Amraz-e-Hazam, Baul o Tanasul

Paper(ii): Amraz-e-Mutaddiyah, Hummiyat, Jild-o-Tazeeniyat, Amraz-e-mafasil

150

Two

100

100

100

300

3. Amraze Niswan

100

One

100

100

200

4. Ilmul Qabalat wa Naumaulood

100

One

100

100

200

5. Ilmul Jarahat

Paper(i)- Jarahat Umoomi

Paper(ii)- Jarahat Nizami

150

Two

100

100

100

300

6. Ain, Uzn, Anf, Halaq wa Asnan

150

One

100

100

200

 
5. Compulsory Rotatory Internship:

(1) Duration of Compulsory Rotatory Internship shall be one year and the student shall be eligible to join the compulsory internship program after passing all the subjects from first to the final professional examinations, and theinternship program shall start after the declaration of the result of final professional examination.

(2) Internship Program and time distribution shall be as follows:-

  • The interns will receive an orientation program regarding details of internship program along with the rules and regulations, in an orientation workshop, which will be organized during the first three days of the beginning of internship program and a workbook will be given to each intern, in which the intern will enter date wise details of activities undertaken by him during his training;
 
  • Every intern will provisionally register himself with the concerned State Board or Council and obtain a certificate to this effect before Joining the internship program;
 
  • Daily working hours of intern will be not less than eight hours;
 
  • No Internee shall remain absent from his hospital duties without prior permission from Head of Department or Chief Medical Officer or Medical Superintendent of the Hospital;
 
  • On satisfactory completion of internship program, the Principal of the concerned college shall issue the internship certificate to the candidate;
 
  • Normally one year internship program shall be divided into clinical training of six months in the Unani hospital attached to the college and six months in Primary Health Centre or Community Health Centre or rural hospital or district hospital or civil hospital or any Government hospital of modem medicine;
 
  • Where there is no provision or facility of the hospital or dispensary of modern medicine, the one year Internship will be completed in the hospital of Unani college.
 

(3) Clinical training of six or twelve months, as case may be, in the Unani hospital attached to the college will be conducted as follows:-

Sl.No.

Departments

Distribution of six months

Distribution of twelve months

i Moalajat including Ilaj bit Tadbeer

Two months

Four months

ii Jarahat

One month

Two months

iii Amraz-e-Ain, Uzn, Anf- Halaq wa Asnan

One month

Two months

iv Ilmul Qabalat-wa-Amraz-e-Niswan

One month

Two months

v Amraze Atfal

Fifteen days

One month

Vi Tahaffuzi-wa-Samaji Tib (Preventive and Community Medicines)

Fifteen days

One month

(4) Six months training of interns shall be carried out with an object to orient and acquaint the intern with National Health Program and the intern shall undertake such training in one of the following institutes, namely:-

  • Primary Health Centre;
 
  • Community Health Centre or District Hospital;
 
  • Any recognized or approved hospital of modem medicine;
 
  • Any recognized or approved Unani hospital or dispensary. Provided that all the above institutes mentioned in clauses (a) to (d) will have to be recognized by the concerned Government for providing such training.
 

(5) Detailed guidelines for internship program: The intern shall undertake the following activities in respective department as shown below:-

(a) Moalajat- Duration of internship in this department shall be two months or four months with following activities:-

  • All routine work such as case taking, investigations, diagnosis and management of common diseases by Unani medicine;
 
  • Examination of Nabz, Baul-o-Baraz by Unani methods, routine clinical pathological work as haemoglobin estimation, complete haemogram, urine analysis, microscopic examination of blood smears, sputum examination, stool examination, interpretation of ‘laboratory data and clinical findings, and arriving at a diagnosis;
 
  • Training in routine ward procedures and supervision of patients in respect of their diet, habits and verification of medicine schedule;
 
  • llaj bit Tadbeer: Procedures and techniques of various regimenal therapies;
 

(b) Jarahat- Duration of internship in this department shall be one month or two months and intern should be practically trained to acquaint with following activities:-

  • Diagnosis and management of common surgical disorders according to Unani principles;
 
  • Management of certain surgical emergencies such as fractures and dislocations, acute abdomen;
 
  • Practical training of aseptic and antiseptics techniques, sterilization;
 
  • Intern should be involved in pre-operative and post-operative managements;
 
  • Practical use of anesthetic techniques and use of anesthetic drugs;
 
  • Radiological procedures, clinical interpretation of X-ray, Intravenous Pyelogram, Barium meal, Sonography and Electrocardiogram;
 
  • Surgical procedures and routine ward techniques such as:-
 

(a) Suturing of fresh injuries;

(b) Dressing of wounds, bums, ulcers;

(c) Incision of abscesses;

(d) Excision of cysts;

(e) Venesection;

(c) Amraze-Ain, Uzn, Anf- Halaq wa Asnan- Duration of internship in this department shall be one month or two months and intern should be practically trained to acquaint with following activities:-

  • Diagnosis and management of common surgical disorders according to Unani Principles;
 
  • Intern should be involved in Pre-operative and Post-operative managements;
 
  • Surgical procedures of ear, nose, throat, dental problems, ophthalmic problems;
 
  • Examinations of eye, ear, nose, throat disorders, refractive error, use of ophthalmic equipment for diagnosis of ophthalmic diseases, various tests for deafness;
 
  • Minor surgical procedure in Uzn, Anf, Halaq like syringing and antrum wash, packing of nose in epistaxis, removal of foreign bodies from Um, Anf and Halaq at Out-Patient Department level;
 

(d) Ilmul-Qabalat wa-Amraze Niswan-Duration of internship in this department shall be one month or two months and intern should be practically trained to acquaint with following activities:-

  • Antenatal and post-natal problems and their remedies;
 
  • Antenatal and post-natal care;
 
  • Management of normal and abnormal labour;
 
  • Minor and major obstetric surgical procedures;
 

(e) Amraze Atfal- Duration of internship in this department shall be fifteen days or one month and intern should be practically trained to acquaint with following activities :-

  • Antenatal and post-natal problems and their remedies, antenatal and Post-natal care also by many principles and medicine;
 
  • Antenatal and post-natal emergencies; -
 
  • Care of new born child alongwith immunization program;
 
  • Important pediatric problems and their managements in Unani system of Medicine;
 

(f) Tahaffuzi-wa-Samaji Tib-Duration of internship in this department shall be fifteen days or one month and intern should be trained to acquaint with the program of prevention and control of locally prevalent endemic diseases including nutritional disorders, immunization, management of infectious diseases, family welfare planning programs etc.

(6) Internship training in Primary Health Centre or rural hospital or district hospital or civil hospital or any Government hospital of modern medicine: During the six months internship training in Primary Health Centre, Community Health Centre or district hospital or any recognised or approved hospital of Modern medicine or Unani hospital or dispensary, the intern shall-

  • Get acquainted with the routine of the Primary Health Centre and maintenance of their records;
 
  • Get acquainted with the routine working of the medical or non-medical staff of Primary Health Centre and be always in contact with the staff in this period;
 
  • get familiar with work of maintaining the register like daily patient register, family planning register, surgical register and take active participation in different Government Health Schemes or Program;
 
  • Participate actively in different National Health Programs implemented by the State Government.
 

(7) Internship training in Rural Unani dispensary or hospital: During the six months internship training in Rural Unani dispensary or hospital, intern shall-

  • Get acquainted with the diseases more prevalent in rural and remote areas and their management; and
 
  • Involve in teaching of health care methods to rural population and also various immunization programs.
 

(8) Internship training in Casualty Section of any recognized hospital of modern medicine: During the six months internship training in Casualty Section of any recognized hospital of modem medicine, intern shall—

  • Get acquainted with identification of casualty and trauma cases and their first aid treatment; and
 
  • Get acquainted with procedure for referring such cases to the identified hospitals.