MD Microbiology course details
|Type of Institution||Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science/ Deemed University/ Private University.|
|Eligibility||The candidate should be a graduate in Medicine (M.B.B.S)from any university recognised by the Medical Council of India. The candidate should have completed satisfactorily the Rotating compulsory internship of one year in an institution recognised by the Medical Council of India he candidate should have obtained permanent Registration of any State Medical Council. No candidate shall be admitted to any post graduate degree / diploma course unless the candidate has obtained and produced the eligibility certificate issued by the University.
NEET PG is mandatory*
(The fees structure mentioned above are as per 2020 medical counselling).
Candidates seeking admission to MD should mandatorily qualify NEET-PG Exam. The NEET qualified students are required to undergo two types of counselling.
1.The students seeking admission to medical colleges affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) should undergo the counselling conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).
2.The students seeking admission to deemed universities should undergo counselling conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).
Intake of MD Microbiology
|M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore||3|
|Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore||5|
|Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore||4|
|Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore||5|
|BGS Global Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore||3|
|Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore||2|
|Dr BR Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore||2|
|The Oxford Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bangalore||4|
|Sri Devaraj URS Medical College, Kolar||3|
|Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur||2|
|Shridevi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Hospital, Tumkur||3|
|JSS Medical College, Mysore||4|
|Father Mullers Medical College, Mangalore||5|
|Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore||2|
|K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore||3|
|A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore||2|
|JJM Medical College, Davangere||6|
|S S Institute of Medical Sciences& Research Centre, Davangere||2|
|Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur||2|
|Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum||4|
|K V G Medical College, Sullia||2|
|Father Mullers Medical College, Mangalore||5|
Placement of MD Microbiology
The qualified Medical Microbiologist will be working towards controlling infectious diseases in hospitals and communities. Their main role is to identify exact pathogens that cause infections and prescribe relevant medicine and treatments to that particular infection. He/she will usually work in diagnostic centres of hospitals and also sometimes in independent diagnostic centres.
Medical Microbiologists check for pathogens in patients’ samples and prescribe the medicines and treatments for the specific pathogens. At initial days of their career, they may work with a team of medical microbiologists in hospitals or infection prevention centres. After gaining some experience they may start leading a team of medical microbiologists in hospitals or diagnostic centres. They can take up also teaching as a career by joining medical colleges and universities if they are interested.
As a medical microbiological consultant, he/she is responsible to control and check the spread of infectious diseases in communities. They may reach administration and managerial roles in hospitals in due course of their career. At academical level, they can become a head of department in the medical colleges.
select_all Benefits of MD Microbiology
As a Medical Microbiologist, one will enjoy the following benefits:
Opportunity to identify various types of pathogens in patients and understand the spreading behaviour of that disease
As Medical Microbiologist one will be studying about all the medication and treatment available for numerous infections
The Medical Microbiologists are not involved in any surgery, so they have fixed hospital timings and enjoy good work and life balance
They work in hospitals and diagnostic centres at fixed timings unless there are some epidemic or pandemic situations
On a given day as a Medical Microbiologist will diagnose various infections and pathogens by testing samples of patients and giving treatment for such patients and ensure that they are cured at faster rates
Medical Microbiologists have better exposures to many infections and also possess the relevant tools and techniques to treat them
They can earn good money as consultants in hospitals and also by setting up their own clinics and nursing homes
Top Recruiters for MD Microbiology students
The Medical Microbiologists have excellent job opportunities in hospitals and clinics in India and abroad. Some of the important job roles available after MD Microbiology are:
Medical Microbiology & Virology Doctor: As a Medical Microbiology & Virology doctor one will be involved in diagnosis and control of infectious diseases. They are responsible for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the spread of infections in hospitals and communities (best example is CoronaVirus). Their main aim is to provide treatments for pandemic and epidemic diseases and ensure that infection is not spread in communities
Earnings: As a Medical Microbiology & Virology doctor one will be earning around 6 lakhs to 12 lakhs per annum.
Infectious Diseases Doctor: As an infectious disease doctor one is required to diagnose and treat infections caused by many micro-organisms like bacteria, virus, protozoa and fungi. The infectious disease doctors have combined skills of clinical and laboratory that enables them to diagnose and provide effective treatment for a wide variety of infections in both acute and chronic cases. They deal with many infections that are related to bone, blood, skin, pneumonia and viral hepatitis etc. They provide treatments for many diseases like corona, cholera, dengue, diphtheria, dysentery, Ebola, malaria, meningitis, sepsis etc.
Earnings: As an Infectious Disease doctor one will be earning around 8 lakhs to 15 lakhs per annum.
Chemical Pathologist: Chemical pathologists are qualified doctors who combine their laboratory and clinical skills to determine the chemical pathogen. They use biochemical laboratory tests to diagnose diseases and manage the patients. The chemical pathologists have a detailed understanding of biochemical processes and changes that occur in diseases. They are also responsible to run and manage biochemistry laboratories in hospitals or in diagnostic centres. They will be doing analysis of hundreds of samples of patients per day and reporting the test results of the patients and referring them to specialists if required. They will be working with endocrinologists to oversee specialist tests and help with the development and interpretation of hormone tests.
Earnings: As a Chemical Pathologist one will be earning around 5 lakhs to 10 lakhs per annum.
Haematology Doctor: The Haematology doctors diagnose and clinically manage disorders of the blood and bone marrow. They also provide clinical support for the haematology diagnostic laboratories and blood banks. They take care of outpatients and inpatients, provide advisory and consultancy services to all the hospital specialists and general practitioners and also manage diagnostic laboratories. They provide clinical interpretation of laboratory data and morphology of blood and bone marrow. The haematology doctors will be working with patients of all ages and they manage both benign and malignant conditions.
Earnings: As a Haematology Doctor one will be earning around 6 lakhs to 12 lakhs per annum.
Histopathology Doctors: The histopathology doctors are responsible to diagnose and study disease using expert medical interpretation of cells and tissue samples. They have the expertise to identify and determine the cause of death by performing autopsies on human dead bodies. They are also responsible to determine the stage of cancers through staging and grading of tumours. They sometimes work in partnership with both laboratory scientists and doctors from other specialities. They have an in-depth knowledge of both pathological and clinical aspects of diseases. They will form a part of a multi-disciplinary team assessing cancer patients and planning their further investigation and treatments.
Earnings: As a Histopathology doctor one will be earning around 8 lakhs to 10 lakhs per annum.