MD Gastroenterology

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One of the popular courses nowadays, MD Gastroenterology is a postgraduate degree pursued by students which has a duration of 3 years. This course mainly focuses on dealing with diseases in the digestive tract. If you want to pursue this course then you are required to have basic knowledge about monographs, standard textbooks, herpetology, epidemiology and related basic science. MD Gastroenterology usually has six semesters and an average fee of INR 17,000 to INR 3 Lakhs. 

Name of the course M.D. in Gastroenterology
Course Level Post Graduate
Duration 3 years, full-time
Stream Medicine
Examination Type Semester System
Average Course Fee INR 17,000 to 3 lakhs
Average Starting Salary INR 2 to 20 lakhs

Eligibility Requirements 

If you want to pursue a Doctorate of Medicine in Gastroenterology then you are required to qualify a few eligibility requirements. 

  • You are required to have completed an MBBS degree from a recognized institution with relevant marks and related subjects.
  • You must have completed your internship for one year.

Entrance Exams 

After completion of the above eligibility requirements, you are required to qualify for entrance exams conducted by some reputed universities to admission. Some of these entrance exams are 

Entrance Exams  Dates 
UPSEE  June 15, 2022
IPU CET April 28, 2022 – May 5, 2022
AIIMS PG  To Be Announced
DNB CET  December 20, 2022
PGIMER December 2022
JIPMER December 2022
NEET PG  December 6, 2022
RUET To Be Announced
NEET SS To Be Announced

Syllabus 

One of the most important factors while choosing or pursuing a course is the syllabus. The syllabus provides a basic idea of what you are going to study in the next three years. Thus here is an overview of the syllabus but it may vary depending on different universities.

Year 1

Immune system Gene therapy
Gastrointestinal hormones Genetic diseases
Tumour biology Molecular biology

Year 2

Embryology Liver in systemic diseases
Upper lower gastrointestinal bleeding Liver in systemic diseases
Gastrointestinal tuberculosis HIV and GIT

Year 3

GI radiology Endoscopic training
GI pathology

Top Universities for MD Gastroenterology Abroad

Here are the top universities for MD Gastroenterology according to the QS World University Rankings:

QS World University Rankings 2022 Name of the Universities 
#1 Harvard Medical School 
#2 University of Oxford 
#3 University of Cambridge 
#4 Stanford University 
#5 Johns Hopkins University 
#6 Karolinska Institute
#7 The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
#8 University College London 
#9 Yale University leverage
#10 Imperial College London 

Top Universities for MD Gastroenterology in India 

If you are an Indian student and worried about getting admission in India then you must know that top universities in India offer MD Gastroenterology at affordable tuition fees. Some of these colleges are

Name of the College Fees (INR)
CMC Christian Medical College  473,400
KMC Mangalore  58,50,000
St. Johns medical college 1,837,070
AIIMS 5,57,310
MS Ramaiah Medical College 58,50,000
Armed forces Medical College Depends upon the subjects
KPC Medical College and Hospital Depend upon the subjects
Maulana Azad Medical College Depends upon the subjects
Hamdard Institute of Medical Science and Research 45,90,000

Job Prospects 

There are a plethora of job opportunities after completion of MD Gastroenterology, graduates are recruited by top institutions all over the world and are offered high packages. You can pursue employment in colleges and universities, healthcare networks and hospitals. Some of the popular job profiles are 

  • Medical Gastroenterologist
  • Area sales manager 
  • Marketing head 
  • Gastroenterologists 

Salary

Another reason for the popularity of MD Gastroenterology is the high salaries offered by recruiters. The salary packages increase with the development of skills and after gaining certain experience. Some of the popular job profiles with average salaries are

Job Profiles  Average Salary
Gastroenterologist INR 3,67,000
Medical Gastroenterologist INR 3,56,000
Consultant INR 10,80,000

FAQs

What are the average fees for MD Gastroenterology? 

MD Gastroenterology usually has six semesters and an average fee of INR 17,000 to INR 3 Lakhs.

 What is MD?

 MD is a short form used for Doctorate of Medicine usually MD is a postgraduate degree.

What is the salary offered after successful completion of MD Gastroenterology?

The salary packages increase with the development of skills and after gaining certain experience. The average salary after successful completion of MD Gastroenterology is INR 2 lakhs to INR 20 Lakhs.

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