Stream: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Duration: 2 Years
Course: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Course Type: 2 Years
Obstetrics and Gynecology are two surgical–medical specialties dealing with the female reproductive organs in their pregnant and non-pregnant states, respectively, and as such are often combined to form a single medical specialty and postgraduate training program.
The course includes Obstetrics Pathology, Gynecological Pathology, Operative Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medical & Surgical Diseases, Complication in Obstetrics & Gynecology , Social Obstetrics & Gynecology , Abnormal Pregnancies, Common Disorders & Systemic Diseases Associated with Pregnancy, Common Obstetrical Operations, Infant Care, Neonatal hygiene, Breast feeding, Artificial feeding, Management of premature child, Asphyxia, Birth injuries, Common Disorders of Newborns etc.
The duration of the course is 2 years, and it is career- oriented in nature.
Typically, the minimum eligibility for pursuing the course is an M.B.B.S. degree. Average monthly salary offered to such postgraduates ranges between INR 50,000 and 2 lacs, depending upon the candidate’s skillsets and expertise.
Listed here are the major highlights of the course.
|Name of the course||M.S. in Obstetrics & Gynecology|
|Course Level||Post Graduation|
|Duration||2 years, full- time|
|Stream||Obstetrics & Gynecology|
|Admission Process||Based on performance in entrance examination.|
|Average Course Fee||INR 3K to 5 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 to 22 Lacs|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Fortis Healthcare , MAX Healthcare, Care Hospitals, Indian Council of Medical Research, Apollo Hospitals, Kailash Hospital, Adecco India Private Limited, Jaypee healthcare limited, Meditrina Hospitals Private Limited etc.|
The average tuition fee charged in India for the course ranges between INR 3,000 (government institutes) and 5 lacs (private institutes).
Listed below are some of the best institutes in India that offer M.S. in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
|SR.NO.||INSTITUTE||STATE||TUITION FEES (PER YEAR) IN INR||ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA||ADMISSION PROCEDURE|
|1.||ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES||New Delhi||1,944||Candidates need to have completed MBBS or equivalent qualification recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI)||Admission is based on the candidate’s performance in the entrance test.|
|2.||KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE||MANGALORE, KARNATAKA||15,10,000||Candidates need to have completed MBBS or equivalent qualification recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI)||Admission is based on the candidate’s performance in the entrance test.|
|3.||ARMED FORCES MEDICAL COLLEGE||Pune, Maharashtra||64,400||Candidates need to have completed MBBS or equivalent qualification recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI)||Admission is based on the candidate’s performance in the entrance test.|
|4.||MAULANA AZAD MEDICAL COLLEGE||New Delhi||10,000||Admission is based on the candidate’s performance in the entrance test.|
As a minimum criterion of eligibility, candidates aspiring for admission to the course need to have attained an M.B.B.S. degree with a minimum aggregate score of 50%.
A few universities and institutes in India also conduct entrance examinations for candidates’ assessment and evaluation.
Admission to the course is based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test conducted in the online mode, followed by the student’s assessment in a round of counselling.
In other cases, admissions are based on the candidate’s performance in another qualifying examination.
Successful postgraduates of the course interested in higher studies in the discipline may go for pursuing Ph.D. in Obstetrics & Gynecology, and subsequently, M.Ch. in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Successful professionals of the discipline are lucratively hired in government medical facilities, nursing homes, pharmaceutical organizations, private practices, clinics, defense hospitals, nursing homes, colleges & universities, NGOs, medical research institutes, healthcare centers, polyclinics etc.
They find employment opportunities in capacities such as Obstetrician/ Gynecologist, Senior Registrar, Lecturer, Clinical Associate, Junior Consultant, Senior Resident, Consultant, Key Accounts Manager, General Physician, etc.
Listed here are some of the popular job positions offered to successful postgraduates of the discipline with the corresponding job descriptions and salaries offered.
|Job Title||Job Description||Average Annual Salary in INR|
|Obstetrician/ Gynecologist||Obstetricians/Gynecologists provide medical services to women throughout the lifespan of the offspring, including preventative services, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of reproductive abnormalities. They concentrate on sickness, wellbeing, and give persistent training on weight reduction, diet, work out, individual hygiene, and protection from ailments and malignancies.||2,25,000 - 12,20,000|
|Clinical Associates||Clinical Associates help medicinal offices enhance working methods and approaches for both the time being and the long haul. They guarantee that such methodologies are sufficient and fit in with State and government laws.||2,20,000 - 6,50,000|
|General Physician||General Physicians diagnose, treat and manage a wide range of conditions, including sprains, infections and flues, and determine if the condition warrants a specialist or more intensive care. They promote both emotional and physical well-being by educating patients on healthy lifestyles, encouraging good habits and helping end unhealthy ones such as smoking and overeating.||3,25,212 - 9,587,262|
Listed here are principle components that form part of the curriculum.