Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) is a statutory apex body under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Deptt. of Indian Systems of Medicine & Homoeopathy. It was set up by Government of India in 1973, and part of the Professional Councils of University Grants Commission (UGC), formed to monitor higher education in India.CCH prescribes and recognises all homeopathic medicine education in India; any university or medical institutions desiring to grant a medical qualification in homeopathy is required to apply to the Council, above all it prescribes course curriculum, evolves standards of education and maintains central registers of homoeopathy physiciansThe Central Council of Homoeopathy was established under the Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973. The Council prescribes and recognizes all homeopathic medicine qualifications. Any university or medical institutions that desires to grant a medical qualification in homeopathy is required to apply to the Council. The Council is responsible for constitution and maintenance of a Central Register of Homoeopathy and for matters connected therewith. All universities and Board of medical institutions in India are required to furnish all information regarding courses of study and examination.The institution set up under the Central Council of Homoeopathy Act 1973, (Act 59). Any university or similar institution in India offering either a degree or a diploma in homoeopathy can do so only if it is approved by CCH, apart from being listed under the schedules of the above mentioned act.The CCH also defines particular course curriculum and notifies benchmarks that need to be maintained by homoeopathy teaching institutions, apart from maintaining a central registry of all homoeopathy physicians in India.