About CMS & ED

CMS & ED refers to Community Medical Services and Essential Drugs. CMS ED is a community health services course specially designed to cater to the needs of communities in terms of healthcare facilities. Approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and validated by the Supreme Court of India, the course is primarily targeted towards the rural sector due to the shortage of medical practitioners.

Duration of course: 3 years (6 semesters)

The main objectives of this initiative are primary health care access to people by providing affordable medicines and effective delivery of essential medicines.

B.Voc Course in CMS & ED from Glocal University

CMS & ED at Glocal Medical University is a UGC-certified degree course designed for people who want to contribute to the medical field. After completing the course, students can set up their clinic in rural areas and practice allopathic prescriptions recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for primary health care.

Key Highlights

Course Name


Course Type

UG Degree


3 years




Semester wise

Course Fee



Interested candidates should have passed class 10+2 or equivalent in a relevant stream from a recognized board.


2.5-8 LPA

Eligibility Criteria

  1. To join this course, you need to have completed your 12th grade with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as your main subjects. You should have at least 50% marks or more from a recognized board.
  2. If you finished 10th grade and have a two-year diploma, you can directly join the second year (3rd semester) of the course.
  3. Once you sign up for the university, you have to give them your documents for checking, and they will assign you a seat.
  4. Since this is a medical course, it's important for students to maintain good health.


First Semester

1. Primary Health Care

2. Community Health Nursing

3. Pathology

4. Environmental Studies

5. Primary Health Care - Practical

6. Community Health Nursing - Practical

7. Pathology Practical

8. Project Work-I

Second Semester

1. Health and Hygiene
2. Pharmacology
3. Medical Jurisprudence
4. Health and Hygiene - Practical

5. Mycology - Practical
6. Medical Jurisprudence - Practical
7. Project-II

Third Semester

1. Medicine General

2. Obstetrics & Gynecology

3. Anatomy

4. Medicine - Practical

5. Obstetrics & Gynecology - Practical

6. Anatomy - Practical

7. Project-III

Four Semester

1. Epidemiology and Community Diagnosis

2. Physiology

3. Practices of Medicine

4. Epidemiology and Community Diagnosis - Practical

5. Physiology - Practical

6. Practices of Medicine

7. Project –IV

Fifth Semester

1. Public Health

2. Introduction to Environmental Health

3. Community Mental Health

4. Public Health - Practical

5. Introduction to Environmental Health - Practical

6. Community Mental Health - Practical

7. Project-V

Sixth Semester

1. Research Methodology

2. Biostatistics

3. Principle of Tropical Medicine

4. Biostatistics - Practical

5. Principle of Tropical Medicine - Practical

6. Field Work

7. Project-VI


Other B.VOC Courses Provided in Paramedical by Glocal University

Career Opportunities

There are several job options after completing a B.Voc in CMS & ED. Some of them are listed below.

Community Health Worker


Health Educator

Public Health Officer

Community Outreach Coordinator

Medical Representative

Healthcare Administrator

Community Pharmacy Manager

Health Program Coordinator

Health Data Analyst

Quality Improvement Specialist

Community Health Researcher

Other B.VOC Programs Provided by Glocal University

Para Medical

Information Technology

Tourism and Hospitality

Yoga & Naturopathy

Banking and Finance

Child Care & Education

Management and Entrepreneurship


Automotive Skills

Beauty and wellness

Food & Quality Management

Interior Design

Fire Safety

Jewellery Design

Construction and Draughtsman 

Agriculture and Rural Development

Theatre & Acting

Printing & Publication

Green House Technology

Tea Husbandry & Technology

Hospitality and Hotel Management


Frequently Asked Question

CMS & ED refers to the Community Medical Services and Essential Drugs course designed for health care services and preventive methods by providing essential medicines to communities in rural areas.

Due to the shortage of medical practitioners, candidates who possess a degree in CMS & ED courses are high in demand in the healthcare sector

Choose CMS ED from university only because these university courses have been recognized & accredited by UGC, AICTE, AIU, PCI, and the Ministry of Education adding to the authenticity of the course on a global level.


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