Deccan College of Medical Sciences (DCMS) is located in Hyderabad city of Telangana state. It was founded in 1984 through the help of Darus-Salam Educational Trust. It got recognition by the Medical Council of India and was affiliated to the NTR University of Health and Sciences till the year 2016. Then it came under the affiliation of Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences of the State of Telangana. During the initial days, DCMS consisted of an intake of 100 MBBS seats but currently, the intake has got upgraded to 150 MBBS seats per year. It was the very first medical college for the Muslim minorities in India and also the first minority medical college in the former state of Andhra Pradesh.
|Established | Institute Type||1984 | Private minority|
|Approved by||Medical Council of India|
|Affiliated to||Kaloji Narayan Rao (KNR) University of Health Sciences|
|Entrance Exam||NEET UG/ NEET PG/ NEET SS|
|Facilities Available||Labs, Sports & Games, Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Hospital|
DCMS offers various medical courses in UG and PG like MBBS, MS, MD, Diploma, and Super-specialty courses in different specializations. The detailed description of the courses, specializations, and eligibility is provided in the tabular column:
|MBBS||Modern Medicine||Eligibility: 12th standard with biology as mainstream and valid score in NEET UG examination.|
Duration: 5.5 years
|MS||Orthopedics, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT||Eligibility: Graduation in MBBS course and valid score in NEET PG examination.|
Duration: 3 years
|MD||Radiology, Dermatology, Microbiology, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, Biochemistry, Anaesthesiology, General Medicine, Pathology, Anatomy, Pharmacology, Physiology, Respiratory Medicine, SPM|
|Diploma||Dermatology, D.G.O, Psychiatry, Orthopedics, D.C.H, Ophthalmology, ENT, Anaesthesiology, Radiology||Eligibility: Graduation in MBBS course and valid score in NEET PG examination.|
Duration: 2 years
|Super-specialty||Urology, Plastic Surgery, Cardiology, Neurology||Eligibility: Graduation in MBBS course and NEET SS|
Duration: 3 years
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DCMS Hyderabad has proposed various courses like MS, MD, and PG Diploma courses with various specializations. It offers 5 different specializations in MS, 14 different specializations in MD, and 9 different specializations in PG Diploma courses respectively.
The details of the entrance exam for each course are provided in the following table:
|Course Name||Entrance Exam|
|Post Graduate courses||NEET PG|
|Super-specialty courses||NEET SS|
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A one-year internship program is available for the students in the DCMS Hyderabad. Students are offered clinical postings across a variety of wards like medicine, surgery, psychiatry, gynecology, etc. After the internship period, students can either continue their service in the hospital or they can also opt for higher studies. More opportunities are available for the MS and MD students in terms of placement.
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Students of DCMS can apply for the research scholarships which are granted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). In addition to the scholarships, a conference named OSMICON is conducted every year where numerous prices are being continuously awarded to talented medical students.
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Some of the important facilities in the DCMS Hyderabad are listed below.
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DCMS Hyderabad consists of experienced faculty members and doctors in both the college as well as in the hospital. Faculties and doctors are aware of the modern-day technologies in the medical field. Totally there are about 500 teaching staff, resident doctors, non-teaching staff, technical staff in the DCMS Hyderabad.
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Ques. Whether non-Muslim candidates are admitted in the DCMS?
Ans. Yes, even though DCMS is a Muslim minority college, non-Muslim candidates can also apply.
Ques. Whether scholarships are provided for the students?
Ans. The college does provide scholarships by itself to the students and student can also apply for the government scholarships which are provided by the state and central governments based on their community.
Ques. Did the NEET exam get conducted this year?
Ans. The government has postponed the NEET 2020 examination and the date is not finalized yet.
Ques. Whether separate boys’ and girls’ hostels are available within the college?
Ans. Yes, separate hostels are available for both boys and girls within college premises itself.
Ques. What is a Super-specialty course?
Ans. The super-specialty course is the one that is pursued after specialization. For instance, General Medicine is a specialization. Super specialization comprises Cardiology, Neurology, Nephrology, etc.