The Institute is conducting the 5½ years Degree Course in Homoeopathy viz., Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (B.H.M.S.) and 3 years Postgraduate Course viz., Doctorof Medicine in Homoeopathy [M.D. (Hom.)] courses. The courses are full time regular courses and recognised by the Central Council of Homoeopathy and Govt. of India. The Institute is affiliated to The West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata for both these courses.Admissions will be done on the basis of entrance test.
The National Institute of Homoeopathy was established on 10th December, 1975, in Kolkata, as a Central Government Autonomous Organisation of national importance, under the Ministry
of AYUSH, Govt. of India. All Central Government rules with regard to service matter are applicable at the NIH mutatis mutandis.