List of Top Medical college Courses in Bangalore: Find Admissions 2020 Rankings, Fees, Placements

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Medicine is the science of diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases, illnesses and injuries. It’s a wide term that includes a variety of practises like pharmaceutical, nursing, surgery, and physiotherapy, which come together to maintain and restore human health.  Medical practise is carried out by doctors, physicians, surgeons, and specialists. 

Being a doctor is a popular aspiration for many Indians today. Ask any kid about their career choice and the first answer would naturally be medicine. 

As a medical professional you can leave an everlasting impact on people’s lives by alleviating pain and suffering. It’s also the only field that has about 140 specialities and you get opportunities to get involved with teaching, researching, and management. As a doctor, you will always be in demand and will be earning reasonably well.

 

MBBS

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or MBBS, as it’s known in short, is the common 5.5-years graduate medical programme. The course duration includes sky castle and one year of rotating internship. The 4.5 year classroom setting is divided into three phases of 18 months each and these are further divided into three semesters of six months each. After the completion of the classroom studies, you’ll have to undergo one-year of rotating internship at the attached hospital.

 

In order to be eligible for an MBBS admission, one must have passed 12th standard or equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with 50% marks for general category students and 40% for reserved category students. Students must have completed 17 years on or before December 31 of the year of admission.

 

After completing your 12th standard, you’ll have to attempt the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG), the only entrance test for admission to medical colleges in Bangalore. The test is very competitive as lakhs of students appear for the few thousand MBBS seats. 


 

MD/MS

After successfully completing MBBS, you are eligible to do further specialisation such as Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Master of Surgery (MS). All admissions to MD/MS programmes are based on the marks scored in NEET-PG. 

 

You can choose to specialise in one or more of these specialisations available in India.

 

MD Anaesthesiology

An MD degree in Anaesthesiology helps anaesthesiologists specialise in perioperative care, developing anaesthetic plans, and administer anaesthesia. As an anaesthesiologist, you can work with hospitals or have an independent freelance practise.

 

MD Aviation Medicine

Offered by and available only at the Bangalore-based Institute of Aerospace Medicine (IAM), the medical education division of the Indian Air Force, an MD degree in Aviation Medicine helps you to evaluate people in air and space journey, promote flight safety, and analyse human factor of air crashes. This job lets you work with the military, government, and civil aviation firms.

 

MD Biophysics

Doctor of Medicine in Biophysics is a three-year postgraduate programme that deals with studying biological processes of the body using physics. Biophysics specialists study everything from organs to bodily systems to molecules and conduct research in areas like neuroscience and genetics.

 

MD Biochemistry

Doctor of Medicine in Biochemistry is a three-year postgraduate course that deals with applying chemistry to study the biological processes at molecular and cellular level. They are involved at all levels of the healthcare system and work with multidisciplinary teams.

 

MD Community Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in Community Medicine is a three-year non-clinical programme that deals with providing preventive and curative health services to the community including the healthy, diseased and disabled people.

 

MD Community Health Administration

Doctor of Medicine in Community Health Administration professionals decide how to prevent diseases and then share that knowledge with the community to improve their health.

 

MD Geriatrics

Doctor of Medicine in Geriatrics specialists focus on the healthcare of older people by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities. Geriatric professionals work with hospitals, old-age homes, and also give home services. 

 

MD General Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in General Medicine professionals diagnose and treat common health problems and occasional rare diseases in adults. They are also trained to handle emergencies in case a specialist is unavailable. 

 

MD Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

Doctor of Medicine in Forensic Medicine specialists help criminal investigators and other medical professionals with basic and specialised forensic services. They are trained to identify medico-legal problems and work closely with the law-enforcement agencies. 

 

MD Laboratory Medicine

Laboratory Medicine specialists work on state-of-the-art laboratory tools and machines to perform routine diagnostic testing. They provide their interpretation of the test results and work with other doctors accurate diagnosis.

 

MD Hospital Administration

Doctor of Medicine in Hospital Administration is a non-clinical branch of medicine that deals with running and managing hospital(s). It’s mostly a management role and doesn’t involve seeing patients.

 

MD Physiology

Doctor of Medicine in Physiology is a three-year postgraduate programme in that deals with mechanical, biochemical, and physical functions of the body and body parts. They are also involved with research.

 

MD Microbiology

Doctor of Medicine in Microbiology deals with diagnosing, treating, and preventing the spread of infections both in the community as well as in hospitals. Non-clinical and mostly laboratory-based, microbiologists provide advice on the likely causes of infection and suggests tests to diagnose them.

 

MD Nuclear Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in Nuclear Medicine is a three-year clinical programme that deals with using radioactive materials to investigate and cure life-threatening or chronic diseases such as cancers. 

 

MD Ophthalmology

Doctor of Medicine in Ophthalmology is a specialist programme that deals with diagnosing and treating eye and vision related disorders. The specialists perform surgeries and prescribe eyeglasses contact lenses. 

 

MD Paediatrics

Paediatricians focus on the healthcare needs of infants, children, and adolescents. They usually treat children up to the age of 18. The eligibility criteria to get admission in MD Paediatrics is Medical Council of India (MCI)- recognized MBBS degree. 

 

MD  Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy is a specialised field of medicine that deals with diseases and infections of the skin, hair, and nails. They also deal with leprosy, sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) as well as skin manifestation of other diseases.

 

MD Pathology

Pathology is a multidisciplinary science that helps specialists to accurately study and diagnose diseases and illnesses. Pathologists use their expertise in a variety of ways: from suggesting doctors to using technology to treat patients.

 

MD Psychiatry

Doctor of Medicine in Psychiatrists is a clinical programme that deals with  diagnosing, preventing and treating a wide range of mental disorders using either psychiatry medication or psychotherapy or both.

 

MD Radiology

Doctor of Medicine in Radiology is a clinical programme that deals with using images to diagnose and manage diseases. The specialists use imaging techniques like X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), MRI to prepare a scan of the body. 

 

MD Pharmacology

Doctor of Medicine in Pharmacology is both a basic and clinical science. It’s a research field where on one side specialists try to understand the reaction of drugs in diseases and on the other hand help pharma companies in drug development and discovery. 


 

MD Health Administration

Doctor of Medicine in Health Administration is a non-clinical role where the specialist is tasked with understanding the management concepts, functions, and techniques of healthcare delivery and apply them at all levels of patient care.

 

MD Radiotherapy

Doctor of Medicine in Radiotherapy is a three-year postgraduate programme that deals with using ionising radiations like radionuclides or high energy X-rays to treat cancer. Besides cancer, they also treat benign diseases and tumours.

 

MD Sports Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in Sports Medicine is a postgraduate programme that deals with diagnosing, preventing, and treating sports-related injuries and illnesses. They provide complete medical care for athletes, sportspeople, and teams. They are usually associated with a team or a large hospital.

 

MD Venereology

Doctor of Medicine in Venereology is a specialised medical field that is concerned with sexually transmitted disorders. Venereologists look at changes in the skin and mucous membrane to recognise sexually transmitted diseases. This course is often clubbed with dermatology.

 

MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Master of Surgery in Obstetrics and Gynaecology is a three year specialised clinical programme that deals with pregnancy and female reproductive organs. While obstetrics is a physician who delivers babies, gynaecologists treat diseases of the female reproductive organs. 

 

MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

A Doctor of Medicine in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is a specialist whose job is to improve and reinstate the functional ability and quality of life to those suffering from muscles, bones, ligaments, or nervous system injuries.

 

MD Transfusion Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in Transfusion Medicine is a multidisciplinary area that deals with the use of blood and its various components to treat diseases. The specialists provide consultative, therapeutic and laboratory expertise in blood banking, blood donation, immunohematology, and more.

 

MD  Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion

Doctor of Medicine in Immuno Haematology and Blood Transfusion is a diverse and multidisciplinary clinical speciality. The specialist has both direct and indirect control over testing laboratories, blood component manufacture and storage, and regulatory and legal compliance. 

 

MD Infectious Diseases

Doctor of Medicine in Infectious Disease are specialists who diagnose, control, and treat infections that are acquired either in the hospital or outside. They also work as consultants to other doctors and hospitals.

 

MD Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Doctor of Medicine in Pharmacology and Therapeutics is an interdisciplinary science that uses experimental approaches from other medical disciplines. A pharmacology and therapeutics specialist studies the effects of drugs on the biological system.

 

MD Family Medicine

A Doctor of Medicine in Family Medicine is a specialist who has been trained to provide comprehensive healthcare to people of all ages and across most diseases.

 

MD in Aviation Medicine/Aerospace Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in Aviation Medicine/Aerospace Medicine is a specialist programme available only at Bangalore-based Institute of Aerospace Medicine (IAM). The specialists evaluate people onboard an airlines or rockets and promote flight safety.

 

MD in Emergency Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in Emergency Medicine are medical professionals who deal with medical emergencies caused by diseases or accidents. They deal with patients of all ages and usually work in emergency wards of hospitals, with or without a specialist by their side.

 

MD/MS in Ophthalmology

Doctor of Medicine in Ophthalmology or Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology is a postgraduate course that deals with disorders and treatment of the eye. The specialists are armed with the knowledge to surgically fix any issues in the eye and prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses.

 

MD in Blood Banking & Immuno. Haem./Imm. Haem. & Blood Trans.

Doctor of Medicine in Blood Banking & Immuno Haematology or Doctor of Medicine in Immuno Haematology and Blood Transfusion is a specialist branch of medicine that deals with blood banking, blood component manufacturing, and blood storage for transfusion.

 

MD Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases/Pulmonary Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases or Pulmonary  Medicine is a speciality of medicine that deals with the health of the respiratory system. The specialists, called Pulmonologists, treat infectious, structural, inflammatory, tumorous, and autoimmune diseases of the airway, lungs, and respiratory muscles.

 

MD Maternity & Child Health

Doctor of Medicine in Maternity and Child Health is a speciality of medicine that deals with delivering healthcare services to new mothers, children, and adolescents. They work in tandem with child specialists or Obgyn specialists.

 

MD Anatomy

Doctor of Medicine in Anatomy is a three-year specialised post graduation course that deals with the structure of the human body.

 

MD Tropical Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in Tropical Medicine is a specialist branch of medicine that deals with the healthcare and emergency needs of patients living in tropical areas. They normally look into environmental disorders, nutritional disorders, infectious diseases, and viral infections.

 

MD Pulmonary Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in Pulmonary Medicine is a speciality of medicine that deals with the health of the respiratory system. The specialists, called Pulmonologists, treat infectious, structural, inflammatory, tumours, and autoimmune diseases of the airway, lungs, and respiratory muscles.

 

MD Skin & VD

Doctor of Medicine in Skin and VD are specialists who deal with diseases and infections of the skin, hair, and nails including sexually transmitted diseases. This specialised field of medicine incorporates surgical, clinical, and pathological aspect of skin care.

 

MD Preventive and Social Medicine (MD PSM)

Doctor of Medicine in Preventive and Social Medicine is fixated on preventing communicable and non-communicable diseases. The course is non-clinical in nature and equips the specialist with the knowledge to investigate disease outbreaks and promote good health and hygiene in the community. 

 

MS Ophthalmology

Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of eye and vision disorders, perform surgeries, prescribe eyeglasses, and contact lenses. Sometimes they are also involved in research to find cures for eye diseases. 

 

MD Critical Care Medicine (CCM)

Doctor of Medicine in Critical Care Medicine is a branch of medicine where the specialist is responsible for taking care of critically sick patients admitted to any ward of the hospital and not just the ICU. 

 

MS Orthopaedics

Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics is a speciality of medicine that involves treatment and/or surgery of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedics or orthopaedic surgeons as they are called also treat degenerative conditions, congenital issues, tumours, and injuries caused by sports and accidents. 

 

MS Anatomy

Master of Surgery in Anatomy is a three-year specialised post graduation course that deals with the structure of the human body.

 

MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Master of Surgery in Obstetrics and Gynaecology is a three-year postgraduate programme that deals with obstetrics and gynaecology. The specialisation makes one adept at the care of female reproductive organs health and pregnancy. 

 

MS ENT

Master of Surgery in Ear, Nose, and Throat is a specialised postgraduate programme that deals with the diseases and disorders of the ears, nose including sinuses and mouth including larynx and throat. They also treat neck and face as part of the medical and surgical care.

 

MS Neurosurgery

Master of Surgery in Neurosurgery deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases or disorders that affect the nervous system, brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. The specialists are called Neurosurgeons.

 

MS General Surgery

Master of Surgery in General Surgery, as the name suggests, is a surgical specialty that trains a surgeon to perform general surgeries for a wide range of common issues resulting from accidents, injuries, and diseases. 

 

P.G (DIPLOMA)

Diploma inAnaesthesia

Diploma in Anaesthesia is a two-year diploma programme that deals with the use of anaesthesia before and during a surgery. This diploma teaches about ambulance anaesthesia, cardiothoracic anaesthesia, paediatric anaesthesia, neuro anaesthesia, Obgyn anaesthesia, and pain management.

 

Diploma in Clinical Pathology (PG Diploma in Clinical Pathology)

Diploma in Clinical Pathology is a diploma programme two-year that deals with clinical pathology. This programme prepares you to become a specialist or a lead pathologist at a hospital. You can also start a lab of your own after completing this diploma.

 

Diploma in Child Health

Diploma in Child Health is a two-year diploma programme that has been designed to enable an MBBS graduate to treat children. The diploma also teaches professional limitations of paediatric practise and the doctor should be able to judge when to refer the child to a paediatrician. 

 

D.DIAB Diploma in Diabetology

The Diploma in Diabetology (D.DIAB) is designed to provide MBBS graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to provide treatment to people with or at risk of diabetes. 

 

Diploma in Forensic Medicine

The Diploma in Forensic Medicine is a two-year programme that deals with the use of medical knowledge to the investigation of civil or criminal cases. Forensic Medicine specialists work with law enforcement agencies to help them solve criminal or civil matters.

 

Diploma in Community Medicine

Diploma in Community Medicine is a two-year diploma course that enables and trains MBBS graduates to recognise health needs of the community. You will be closely working with the local government to appraise them of medical needs of the community..

 

Diploma in Hospital Administration

Diploma in Hospital Administration is a two-year programme that deals with overseeing the organisational side of the hospital like legal and medical compliance, HR, finances, work processes, and departmental strategy. Role also includes collaboration and communication with stakeholders.

 

Diploma in Health Education

Diploma in Health Education is a two-year programme that deals with initiating and promoting healthy living  among the population. The specialists work closely with policymakers to make changes to policies concerning general health and hygiene of the population. 

 

Diploma in Health Administration

Diploma in Health Administration enables an MBBS student to take up leadership positions in hospitals and other medical facilities. Role also involves dealing with patients and their relatives, doctors, and to some extent with the government. 

 

Diploma in Gynecology and Obstetrics

Diploma in Gynecology and Obstetrics is a two-year programme With this diploma, general practitioners will have the knowledge and skills to improve the standards of obstetric and gynaecological care.

 

Diploma in Leprosy

This two-year diploma programme enables practitioners to independently diagnose and treat leprosy patients besides practising as general practitioners. Doctors must be able to attend to immediate cases of leprosy.

 

Diploma in Industrial Hygiene

Diploma in Industrial Hygiene is a two-year programme aimed at promoting the highest degree of physical, mental, and social health of workers across industries. Roles include monitoring work conditions, occupational hazards, ergonomics, and pollution at work places.

 

Diploma in Radiodiagnosis

Diploma in Radiodiagnosis is a two-year programme aimed at gaining expert knowledge of subspecialties of radiology like chest radiology, neuroradiology, GI radiology, GU radiology, and cardio- vascular radiology. You’ll be able to conduct and interpret routine and special imaging tests.

 

Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology

Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology is a two-year programme aimed at gaining expert knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.

 

Diploma in Medical Virology

Diploma in Medical Virology is a two-year specialist programme aimed at detecting and identifying viruses using molecular biology, biochemistry seologies and cellular cultures in clinical samples. 

 

Diploma in Occupational Health

Diploma in Occupational Health is a specialist branch of medicine aimed at assessing and implementing occupational health and safety management in a company or organisation. Roles include monitoring work conditions, occupational hazards, ergonomics, and pollution.

 

Diploma in Ophthalmology

Diploma in Ophthalmology is a specialist discipline involving the eye. The programme teaches you to diagnose and treat diseases and disorders related to the eye and vision.

 

Diploma in Public Health

Diploma in Public Health is a two-year programme aimed at planning, implementing, and managing public health programmes in tandem with public health authorities and/or private organisations. 

 

Diploma in Orthopaedics

Diploma in Orthopaedics is a two-year programme designed to help MBBS graduates enhance their knowledge, competence, and skills in treating issues related to orthopaedics.

 

Diploma in Psychological Medicine

Diploma in Psychological Medicine is a two-year course that trains specialists to treat and identify mental disorders. Specialists can work with hospitals or can have independent practise.

 

Diploma in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Diploma in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is a two-year programme aimed at preventing, diagnosing, and treating disorders related to neuro-musculo-skeletal, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems. 

 

Diploma in Sports Medicine

Diploma in Sports Medicine is a two-year programme aimed at helping sportspersons recover from injuries and disabilities. As a specialist, you will be working with team(s), government or even practise independently and help athletes and sportspersons heal.

 

Diploma in Radiation Medicine

Diploma in Radiation Medicine is a two-year specialists programme aimed at working with nuclear medicine centres that treat cancer. They are trained to work on high-end machines like x-rays, gamma rays and other kinds of ionising radiation machines. 

 

Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy 

Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy is a two year specialisation after MBBS that trains a specialist to diagnose a range of diseases, infections, and disorders caused on skin, hair, and nails.

 

Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Disease

Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Disease is a two-year postgraduate programme aimed at training specialists to provide medical support to people suffering from respiratory tuberculosis and chest diseases. They are usually part of a multidisciplinary medical team.

 

Diploma in Paediatrics

Diploma in Paediatrics is a two-year programme aimed at the healthcare needs of infants, children, and adolescents up to the age of 18. The diploma also teaches professional limitations of paediatric practise and the doctor should be able to judge when to refer the child to a paediatrician. 

 

Diploma in Venereology

Diploma in Venereology is a specialist branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.

 

Diploma in Aviation Medicine

The two-year Diploma in Aviation Medicine provides medical practitioners with comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of aviation medicine. You’ll find work with the defence, government, civil aviation agencies.

 

Diploma in Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy)

Diploma in Medical Sciences (Anatomy) is a two -year specialised diploma course that deals Anatomy, or in simple terms with the structure of the human body.

 

Diploma in Tropical Medicine Health

Diploma in Tropical Medicine is a two-year programme aimed at the healthcare and emergency needs of patients living in tropical areas. They normally deal with environmental disorders, nutritional disorders, infectious diseases, viral infections, and parasites.

 

Diploma in Cardiology

Diploma in Cardiology is a specialised two-year programme that trains specialists to deal with disorders and diseases of the heart. These include congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. 

 

Diploma in Basic Medical Sciences (Pharmacology)

Diploma in Basic Medical Sciences (Pharmacology) is both a clinical and non-clinical course aimed at studying the interactions between a living organism and chemicals.

 

Diploma in Basic Medical Sciences (Physiology)

Diploma in Basic Medical Sciences (Physiology) is a two-year programme that covers the physiology of the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, reproductive system, skeletal system, and the nervous system.

 

Diploma in Maternity & Child Welfare

Diploma in Maternity and Child Welfare (DMCW) is a specialised branch of OBG that deals with offering medical care to a new mother and her child.

 

Diploma in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology (DFMT)

Diploma in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology is a two-year programme aimed at arming the doctors with skills and knowledge to offer investigators and other medical professionals with basic and specialised forensic services. They work closely with the law-enforcement agencies. 

 

Diploma in Preventive and Social Medicine

Diploma in Preventive and Social Medicine specialists work on preventing communicable and non-communicable diseases. They also play an important role in investigating an outbreak of diseases.

 

Diploma in Rhino-Laryngology

Diploma in Rhino-Laryngology, also known as Diploma in ENT, is a two-year programme that prepares a specialist to treat infections and issues in the ear, nose, throat and related regions.

 

Diploma in Venereology and Dermatology

Diploma in Venereology, and Dermatology is a two year specialisation after MBBS that trains a specialist to diagnose a range of diseases, infections, and disorders caused on skin, hair, and nails as well as sexually transmitted diseases.

 

Diploma in Preventive and Social Medicine

Diploma in Preventive and Social Medicine is a two-year programme that deals with preventing communicable and non-communicable diseases.

 

Diploma in Medical Radio-Diagnosis 

This two-year diploma programme focuses on the use of radiation, ultrasound, and MRI for medical diagnostic, therapeutic, and research.

 

Diploma in Industrial Health

Diploma in Industrial Health is a two-year programme aimed at promoting physical, mental, and social health of workers across industries. Roles include monitoring work conditions, occupational hazards, ergonomics, and pollution.

 

Diploma in Pathology and Bacteriology

Diploma in Pathology and Bacteriology is a 2-year postgraduate diploma that prepares you to become a specialist or a lead pathologist at a hospital. You can also start your own lab after completing this diploma.

 

Diploma-Diplomate N.B.(Gen.Surg.) 

Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in General Surgery is a three-year postgraduate residency programme that allows you to specialise in general surgery. The degree is offered by NBE and is different from but equivalent to MD/MS degrees offered or recognised by MCI and other universities. 

 

Diploma in Plastic Surgery

Diploma in Plastic Surgery is a two-year programme that trains a medical professional to treat diseases and disabilities on the body caused by health issues, criminal activities, or accidents.

 

Diploma in Microbiology

Diploma in Microbiology is a two-year programme to diagnose, treat, and prevent the spread of infections both at the community level as well as hospitals. The role is mostly lab based and non-clinical. 

 

Diploma in Urology

Diploma in Urology trains medical professionals in all aspects of urology including surgical and non-surgical management, anatomy, basic sciences and physiology of urological conditions.  

 

Diploma of Bacteriology

The Diploma in Bacteriology is a 2-year postgraduate diploma that prepares you to become a specialist or a lead pathologist at a hospital. You can also start your own lab after completing this diploma.

 

Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT Radiotherapy)

IMRT is a kind of radiotherapy and the  diploma holders are trained to shape the radiation beams to closely fit the cancerous area.

 

Diploma in Pathology and Bacteriology

The Diploma in Pathology and Bacteriology is a 2-year postgraduate programme that prepares you to become a specialist or a lead pathologist at a hospital. You can also start your own lab after completing this diploma.

 

Diploma in Marine Medicine

Diploma in Marine Medicine is an interdisciplinary science that blends medicine with marine science. It also includes research in hyperbaric medicine, maritime medicine, diving medicine, and submarine medicine.

 

Diploma in Medical Radio Electrology 

Diploma in Medical Radio Electrology is a 2-year postgraduate course that imparts deep knowledge of radiology. It includes studies of x-rays, MRI, and CT scan.

 

SUPER SPECIALITY COURSES

DM in Clinical Haematology

Doctor of Medicine in Clinical Haematology is a superspeciality course that trains a specialist to diagnose, treat, and prevent disorders and diseases related to blood and bone marrow. It also  trains the specialist to deal with immunologic, haemostatic, and vascular systems.

 

DM in Clinical Pharmacology

Doctor of  medicine in Clinical Pharmacology is a superspeciality course that deals with the science of drugs and their clinical use in humans. 

 

DM in Nephrology

Doctor of Medicine in Nephrology are specialists who deal with issues and diseases related to kidneys. They are also trained to surgically treat or transplant kidneys. They also suggest treatment for kidneys affected by diabetes. 

 

DM in Neuroradiology

Doctor of Medicine in Neuroradiology are specialists who use imaging techniques to diagnose and treat diseases related neurosciences. The specialists work neurosurgery, neurology, and strokes. 

 

DM Neonatology

Doctor of Medicine in Neonatology is a three year specialisation in neonatal science, which is part of paediatrics. The doctors are trained to deal with infants who are born premature or are ill at birth. 

 

DM in Pulmonary Medicine

Doctorate of Medicine in Pulmonary Medicine is a three year superspeciality programme in which specialists are trained to provide specialised treatment for ailments like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, breathing difficulties during sleep, and more.

 

DM in Oncology

Doctor of Medicine in Oncology is a three-year superspeciality course that deals with treatment of cancers. The specialists use radiotherapies and a combination of drugs or both.

 

DM in Cardiology

Doctor of Medicine in Cardiology specialists deal with disorders of the heart. The training includes diagnosing and treating electrophysiology, heart diseases, heart failures, blocked arteries, coronary heart disease, and congenital heart defects.

 

DM in Gastroenterology 

Doctor of Medicine in Gastroenterology are specialists who treat infections, diseases, and disorders of the digestive tract. The specialists are trained to deal with gastroenterology, herpetology, pancreatology, and Epidemiology.

 

DM in Endocrinology

Doctor of Medicine in Endocrinology, as these specialists are called, deal with the complex endocrine system of the body. They are trained to diagnose and treat diseases that affect the human glands. 

 

DM in Neurology

Doctor of Medicine in Neurology is a three year superspecialty post doctorate programme to treat conditions that affect the nervous system. The specialists are called Neurologists.

 

DM in Clinical Immunology

Doctor of Medicine in Clinical Immunology is a new superspeciality course in medicine that deals with the use of the knowledge of immunology and the immune system to human health. Specialists study to understand what ails the immune system and suggest appropriate treatment.

 

DM in Rheumatology

Doctor of Medicine in Rheumatology is a superspeciality course in medicine in which specialists diagnose and treat rheumatic diseases associated with the immune and musculoskeletal system. The specialists are called Rheumatologists. 


 

DM in Haematology Pathology/Hematopathology

Doctor of Medicine in Haematopathology is a broad-based superspeciality of medicine that deals with bone marrow and solid tissues of the body.

 

DM in Pul. Med. & Critical Care Med.

Doctor of Medicine in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine specialists provide comprehensive care to people with a wide range of pulmonary-related disorders such as respiratory and allergic diseases. 

 

DM in Cardiac-Anaes.

Doctor of Medicine in Cardiac Anesthesia is a three-year superspecialty programme designed to train specialists to deal with severe cases of cardiac anesthesia issues. 

 

DM in Medical Genetics

Doctor of Medicine in Medical Genetics is a superspeciality programme that helps a specialist to gain in-depth knowledge of genetics, genetic diseases, and genetic counselling. They are trained to deal with a wide range of genetic disorders. 

 

DM in Hepatology

Doctor of Medicine in Hepatology specialists are trained to treat diseases and infections of the liver, pancreas, biliary tree, and gallbladder. They are called Hepatologist.

 

M.Ch. - Hand & Micro Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Hand and Microsurgery specialists are trained to treat a wide range of hand and upper extremity problems such as major injuries to the upper extremity.  They are also trained to fix severed tendons, nerves, and blood vessels.

 

M.Ch in Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery is a 3-year programme designed to train doctors to evaluate, understand, and treat symptoms affecting the genitourinary system. They normally treat both adult and paediatric patients.

 

M.Ch in Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Pancreto Biliary Surgery professionals treat benign and malignant diseases of the liver, pancreas, and biliary tree. As the HPB systems are complex, the training is very in depth.  

 

M.Ch. in Burns & Plastic Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Burns and Plastic Surgery is a speciality of medicine trains a surgeon to treat people with thermal or accidental injuries. They also deal with scars caused by diseases or bodily disorders.

 

M.Ch in Endocrine Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Endocrine Surgery is a three-year specialist programme that deals with surgery of the endocrine glands and other glands like thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal. The training is quite deep as the body parts are complex. 

 

M.Ch in Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery is a superspeciality of medicine that trains a surgeon to diagnose and treat issues related to the heart and cardiovascular region of the body.

 

M.Ch in Oncology

Master of Chirurgiae in Oncology specialists deals with cancer. They are trained to treat various forms of cancer from paediatric to adulthood.

 

M.Ch in Vascular Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Vascular Surgery is a superspeciality programme that deals with diagnosing and treating issues related to heart and vascular region such as arteries, veins, and lymphatic circulation.

 

M.Ch in Plastic Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Plastic Surgery is a specialist programme in medicine in which specialists are trained to treat people with burns or accidental injuries. They also deal with scars and infections caused by diseases or disorders.

 

M.Ch in Paediatric Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Paediatric Surgery are specialists who operate on paediatric or patients under the age of 18. As the physiology of children is quite different and immature from adults, the surgeons are trained to look at them from a different point of view.

 

M.Ch in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Cardiothoracic Surgery are specialists who diagnose and treat issues related to heart and cardiothoracic region of the body. They often work with a multifaceted team of other departments.

 

M.Ch in Surgical Oncology

Master of Chirurgiae in Surgical Oncology are specialist surgeons that are trained to operate and surgically remove cancerous, malignant and non-malignant tumours.

 

M.Ch - Urology

Master of Chirurgiae in Urology is a three-year programme designed to train doctors to evaluate, understand, and treat symptoms affecting the urinary system. They normally treat both adult and paediatric patients.

 

M.Ch in Neurosurgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Neurosurgery are specialists that operate on the most complex part of the body: brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.

 

M.Ch in Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Surgical Gastroenterology/GI Surgery are specialists that treat diseases and disorders of the stomach, intestines, and other body parts such as the oesophagus, small intestine, large intestine, and rectum as well as liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.

 

M.Ch in Thoracic Surgery

Master of Chirurgiae in Thoracic Surgery specialists work not only on the chest region but also on the oesophagus, the trachea and the chest wall. Sometimes they work in tandem with gastroenterology, oncology, pulmonology, radiation oncology and other specialists.

 

 

Eligibility Criteria
Stream Eligibility Exam Name Exam Date Application Form Available Apply Through
MBBS 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English NEET UG May, 3, 2020 Dec. 2, 2019 Dec. 31, 2019
MD/MS, PG Diploma Pass in MBBS NEET PG Jan, 5, 2020 Nov. 2, 2019 Nov. 30, 2019
Super Speciality Pass in MD/MS/DNB NEET SS June 2020 May 2020 May 2020

 

Placement And Career

Once you become a doctor, you’ll have endless career possibilities. As a doctor, you’ll be working in all areas of healthcare with the determination to reach the highest standards. Careerwise you’ll be not limiting yourself to just diagnosing and treating illnesses, you’ll be doing a whole lot of other exciting things. 

  1. Medical Scientist: Medical scientists do research that are aimed at improving human health. To reach the conclusion of their findings, they use clinical trials and other investigative methods.
  2. Health Service Managers: Health Service Managers, also called as healthcare executives, are tasked with planning, coordinating, and directing healthcare services. 
  3. Policy Makers: Policy makers work with academia, government or industry to formulate plans for better healthcare delivery to the public at large. 
  4. Politics: There have been instances when doctors have successfully tried their luck in politics, occupying high posts.
  5. Medical Writer: Medical writers write for top national and international publications and journals about the latest in the medical world.
  6. Teaching: You can become a medical professor at medical colleges to teach future generations of doctors. This way you get to practise medicine as well as teach students.
Top Recruiters

Narayana Hrudayalaya, Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Hospitals, Sakra World Hospital,

Job Analysis

Doctor: Doctor are the first point of contact for people suffering from an illness. Often practising individually or as part of a multifaceted team, their job is to diagnose and treat patients.


Specialists: Specialists diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries. While medical specialists examine patients, study medical histories, prescribe medicines, and counsel patients, surgical specialists, on the other hand, operate on patients

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)
UG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Anatomy
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Physiology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Biochemistry
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Pathology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Microbiology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Pharmacology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Forensic Medicine
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Community Medicine
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) General Medicine
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Anaesthesiology
PG
Master of Surgery (MS) E.N.T.
PG
Master of Surgery (MS) Obstetrics and Gynaecology
PG
Master of Surgery (MS) Orthopaedics
PG
Master of Surgery (MS) General Surgery
PG
Master of Surgery (MS) Ophthalmology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Radiodiagnosis
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Dermatology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Emergency Medicine
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Dermatology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Pediatrics
PG
Diploma in Anesthesia
Diploma
Diploma in Child Health
Diploma
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Obstetrics and Gynaecology
PG
Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Diploma
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Ophthalmology
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Orthopaedics
PG
Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology
Diploma
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Radio Diagnosis
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Forensic and Medicine
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Anaesthesia
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Radiotherapy
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Respiratory Medicine
PG
Master of Surgery (MS) Otorhinolaryngology
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Paediatrics
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Anaesthesia
PG
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Medical Electronics
PhD
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Radio Diagnosis
PG
Master of Surgery (M.S) Otorhinolaryngology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (M.D) Orthopaedics
PG
Master of Chirurgiae (MCh) Urology
PG
Master of Chirurgiae (MCh) Surgical Oncology
PG
Post Graduate Diploma in Forensic Anthropology and Odontology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Skin & VD
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Pulmonary Medicine
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Psychiatry
PG
Doctor of Surgery (MD) Otorhinolaryngology
PG
Post Doctorate (DM) Neurology
PG
Post Doctorate (DM) Cardiology
PG
Post Doctorate (DM) Cardiac Anaesthesia
PG
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Anatomy
PG
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Biochemistry
PG
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Physiology
PG
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Microbiology
PG
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Community Medicine
PG
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Surgery
PG
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Respiratory Medicine
PG
Master of Chirurgiae (MCh) Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
PG
Master of Chirurgiae (MCh) Plastic Surgery
PG
Master of Chirurgiae (MCh) NeuroSurgery
PG
Master of Chirurgiae (MCh) Paediatric Surgery
PG
Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Geriatrics
PG
Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Neurology
PG
Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Obstetrics and Gynecology
PG
Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Orthopedic Manual Therapy
PG
Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Oncology
PG
Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Pediatric
Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Sports
PG
Post Graduate Diploma Cardiac Rehabilitation
PG
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) TB & Respiratory Medicine
PG
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Cardiology
PG
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Gastroenterology
PG
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Neurology
PG
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Endocrinology
PG
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Medical Oncology
PG
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Surgical Oncology
PG
Master of Surgery (MS) Anatomy
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Hospital Administration
PG
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Preventive and Social Medicine
PG
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Obstetric and Gynaecology
PG
Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch) Surgical Gastroenterology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Radiology
PG
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medicine
PhD
Master of Surgery (M.Ch) Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Super Speciality
Doctorate of Medicine (D.M) Cardiac Anaesthesia
Super Speciality
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) Psychiatric Social Work
PhD
Master of Surgery (MS) OBG
PG
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT)
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Emergency Medicine Technology
UG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Clinical Embryology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Medical Anatomy
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Medical Biochemistry
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Medical Microbiology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Medical Physiology
PG
Post Graduate Diploma DNB Radiology
Diploma
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D.) Anaesthesiology (DA)
Diploma
Post Graduate Diploma DNB Pathology
Diploma
Master of Science (M.Sc) Medical Pharmacology
UG
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) Clinical Psychology
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D.) Child Health (CH)
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D.) Clinical Pathology (DCP)
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D.) Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy(DDVL)
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D.) DMRD
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D.) Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO)
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D.) Ophthalmology (DO)
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D.) Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D.) Otolaryngology (DLO)
PG
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D.) Psychiatric Medicine (DPM)
PG
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Nephrology
PG
Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch) Pediatric Surgery
PG
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) Pediatrics
Diploma
Master of Surgery (MS) ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Paediatrics
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Family Medicine
PG
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Transfusion Medicine
PG
Doctorate of Medicine (DM)Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Super Speciality
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical Care
Super Speciality
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology
Super Speciality
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Neuropathology
Super Speciality
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Geriatric Psychiatry
Super Speciality
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Addiction Psychiatry
Super Speciality
Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Forensic Psychiatry
Super Speciality
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Biophysics
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Biostatistics
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Clinical Neurosciences
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neurotoxicology
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Clinical Psychology
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Human Genetics
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Mental Health Education
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Neurochemistry
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Neuroimaging and Interventional Radiology
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Neurological Rehabilitation
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Neurology
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Neuromicrobiology
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Neuropathology
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Neurophysiology
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Neurovirology
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Nursing
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Psychiatric Social
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) History of Psychiatry
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Mental Health Rehabilitation
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Psychiatry
PhD
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) Speech Pathology and Audiology
PhD

FAQs

The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing bachelor’s courses in Medicine is to pass 10+2 in science background and score above the cut off marks as applicable in various entrance exams such as NEET. For a masters course, one should hold a bachelor's degree in medicine (MBBS) in addition to scoring above the cut off marks in entrance exams such as NEET PG.

Some of the specialisations in the field of medicine are General Surgery, Orthopedics, Oncology, Cardiology, and Pediatrics.

Yes. A 1-year internship is compulsory for students to get an MBBS degree in India

Yes. One can practice privately after a course in Medicine. However, the common practice is to pursue a master's degree or some specialisation before starting to practice medicine

Some of the top colleges to pursue medicine in India are All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore,Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Puducherry, and Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
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