PG Diploma in Medical Science (Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Science)
Duration: 3 Years
Level: Post Graduate Programme
Mode of Admission: Merit/ Management
Entrance Exams: NEET-PG
The candidates seeking admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Medicine should mandatorily qualify NEET-PG Exam. The NEET qualified students are required to undergo two types of counselling.
- The candidates 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).
- The candidates seeking admission to private deemed universities should undergo counselling conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).
About the Course:
The Post Graduate Diploma in Medicine is mainly aimed at doctors who have completed their MBBS degree. The course mainly enables these busy healthcare professionals to develop critical knowledge, in-depth understanding of the specific specializations and practical application of medical education in the real-world.
After completion of the Post Graduate Diploma in Medicine, one will be able to:
Showcase an in-depth understanding of the specific issues at the forefront of theory and practice in medical education
Critically evaluate the medical educational theories and practices to inform educational practice
Demonstrate the awareness of advanced knowledge in medical education methods and practices
PG Diploma Medical Specialisations
- Diploma in Dermatology
- Diploma in Anesthesia
- Diploma in Child Health
- Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
- Diploma in Psychological Medicine
- Diploma in Ophthalmology
- Diploma in Orthopaedics
- Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
- Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis
Career Scope of PG Diploma Medical
After completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Medicine programme, the candidates have a plethora of job opportunities. They can join as specialists in various hospitals in their subjects like; Anaesthetists, Cardiologist. Gynaecologist, Paediatrics, Ophthalmologists, ENT Specialists. They can also take up teaching professions by joining as professors in medical colleges. They can even open their clinics and start practising.
Some of the career opportunities available for MBBS graduates are:
- Senior Doctors
- Senior Surgeons
- Medical Professor or Lecturer
- Medical officer
- ENT Specialist
- Orthopaedic Surgeon
Placements for PG Diploma Medical
Some of the popular recruiters hiring Post Graduate Diploma in Medicine professionals are:
- Apollo Hospitals
- Aster Healthcare
- Columbia Asia Hospitals
- Metro Hospitals
- Fortis Hospitals
- HCG Global
- Hosmet Hospitals
- Narayana Hrudayalaya
- Manipal Hospitals
The Post Graduate Diploma in Medicine professionals are readily hired by hospitals and healthcare agencies for higher salary packages. These professionals are readily hired in both government and private hospitals. They can also take up teaching by joining the government and private medical colleges.