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M.D.(Doctor of Medicine)

Course Information

M.D.(Doctor of Medicine)

3 Years
Course Type

Post Graduation

Course Details

M.D. Doctor of Medicine

M.D. stands for Doctor of Medicine; M.D. being derived from Latin word 'Medicinæ Doctor' meaning 'Teacher of Medicine'. M.D. is a Higher Post Graduate Degree Course dealing with a program of advanced study in Medicine. The course is based on gaining an indepth knowledge of one's chosen field of specialisation. The duration of the Doctor of Medicine course is 3 years of study including the successful completion of an exam that covers both theoretical and practical elements. The examination for M.D. is held at the end of 3 academic years which includes 6 academic terms. M.D. course is more practical oriented and research based as compared to M.B.B.S. Medical Council of India is the authority which approves and recognises various Institutes to provide Doctor of Medicine Degree Course. Since the course involves deeper study of relevant subjects, one needs to be prepared for mind boggling study. It is amongst the popular courses pursued by medical graduates, primarily because of high salary package.


Eligibility for the M.D. course is restricted to those holding the M.B.B.S. degree. The certification must be from a university that is acknowledged by the Medical Council of India. Percentage criteria may vary from institute to institute. Training is attained in medical disciplines which are non-surgical in nature such as Internal Medicine, Radiology, Pathology etc. Rank obtained in an entrance examination forms the basis for admission. Some institutions may conduct a personal interview of the candidate.

Doctor of Medicine Subjects

Subjects vary according to one's choice of specialisation.

Doctor of Medicine Specialisations

  • MD - Cardiology.
  • MD - Clinical Haematology.
  • MD - Clinical Pharmacology.
  • MD - Endocrinology.
  • MD - Gastroenterology.
  • MD - Medical Gastroenterology.
  • MD - Medical Oncology.
  • MD - Neonatology.
  • MD - Nephrology.
  • MD - Neurology.
  • MD - Neuro Radiology.
  • MD - Pulmonary Medicine.
  • MD - Rheumatology.
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