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M.D (Doctor of Medicine)

Doctor of Medicine, sometimes known as MD, is a 3 year post graduate course in the medical profession it is a popular master's level specialised program that applicants pursue after earning their MBBS degree. The MD course provides candidates with in-depth information and hands-on instruction in a variety of fields, including General Medicine, Cardiology,  Anatomy, and Radiotherapy, and more.

Highlights: - 

Degree Name

Doctor of Medicine 

Level

Postgraduate

Duration of the course

3 years

Eligibility

MBBS with minimum 50% Aggregate marks 

Education mode

Full-time

Admission Process

Merit and Entrance Exams

Entrance Exams

NEET PG, PGIMER, INI CET, AIIMS PG, JIPMER

Fees of the course

Rs 1,000 - Rs 50.00 lacs

 

Eligibility Criteria: - 

  • Candidates must be MBBS graduates from a recognised educational institute.
  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
  • Candidates must clear the cut off of the entrance exam for admission in MD.

 

Syllabus for MD: 

The MD syllabus will vary from college to college, but the course aims and subjects shall remain the same; the subject distribution over the syllabus may differ, but the study matter remains consistent. Nevertheless, candidates should check the official website to know the complete syllabus. Here is a general guide to MD syllabus design, as commonly followed by Indian colleges: 

Semester 1

Semester 2

Recent Advances In Medicine

Diagnostic Investigation and Procedures

Applied Basic Science Knowledge

Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology

Diseases With Reference To General Medicine

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Semester 3

Semester 4

Counselling Patients and Relatives

Ward Patient Management

Ability To Teach Undergraduate Students

Ability To Carry Out Research

Monitoring Seriously ill Patients

OPD Patient Management

Semester 5

Semester 6

Ward Rounds, Case Presentations and Discussions

PG Case Presentation Skills

Long And Short Topic Presentations

Journal Conferences

Clinico-Radiological and Clinico-Pathological Conferences

Research Review

Independent duties in Internship: -

  • All procedures
  • Respiratory management abilities (All PI)
  • Communication skills (PA, PI)
  • Writing thesis
  • Teaching UGs

Advanced levels of independent duties in Internship: -

  • Casualty calls 
  • ICU
  • NICU
  • UG Teaching

 

 

 

FAQs

  1. How many hours should one study to crack the MD entrance examination?
    A candidate must give 5-6 hours of sincere study to crack the MD entrance examination.
     
  2. Do MD students get a stipend?
    Yes, MD students do get a stipend depending on the specialisation they are pursuing and the college they have been allocated.
     
  3. What are the entrance exams for MD?
    Some of the entrance exams for MD are:
  • NEET PG
  • AIIMS PG
  • JIPMER
  • INI CET
     
  1. What are the other options apart from MD after MBBS?
    Some of the options after MBBS apart from MD are:
  • Master of Surgery
  • Masters in Health Administration
  • Masters in Public Health
  • Masters in Medical Science and Technology
     
  1. Is MD worth studying after MBBS?
    Yes, it is a very respectable course. One can only practise medicine in a particular field after pursuing MBBS. MD offers the chance to choose one field of specialisation. The doctors can then work at a hospital or start their own clinic.
     
  2. What is the eligibility for appearing in MD entrance exams?
    The minimum eligibility for appearing in the MD entrance exams is that the candidates must have completed their MBBS from a recognised medical institute.

 

Other medical courses and specialisations: - 

MBBS, B.Pharm, M.S, B.Sc, M.Pharm, Diploma, M.Sc, Dental, Paramedical, Pharmacy, Dietetics & Nutrition, Ayurved.

 

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