Government Colleges for M. Ch in Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery


Surgical Gastroenterology is a branch of medicine that covers all surgeries pertaining to hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal parts of human body inclusive of surgical oncology and pancreatic surgery for cancers on liver, colon, stomach, etc… M. Ch in Surgical Gastroenterology is a surgical specialty course extending to a period of three years.

Totally 13 colleges approved by the Medical Council of India are offering this course in India and the names of government colleges offering this course with approval from Medical Council of India are given below:

Andhra Pradesh:

Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati


All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi


Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore


Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

Tamil Nadu:

Madras Medical College, Chennai

Stanley Medical College, Chennai

Uttar Pradesh:

Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow

Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow

Intake Capacity:

The total intake capacity for this course in government colleges in India is 19 seats, which is part of total 26 seats, the remaining 7 seats are meant for private colleges offering M. Ch in Surgical Gastroenterology course.

Eligibility requirement and admission procedure:

For getting admission to the M. Ch in surgical gastroenterology, candidates must have completed their MS in General Surgery or any other equivalent qualification from an institution approved by the Medical Council of India. Admission of students to this course is done based on competitive examination held either at the state-level or at all-India level.

Course details:

The duration of M. Ch in Surgical Gastroenterology course is three years, which is normally offered under residential system in most of the colleges. This indicates that candidates will have to stay in the college hostel during the course period irrespective of their residential area. During the course period, candidates will be offered with sound knowledge of surgical, investigative, diagnostic and clinical aspects of gastroenterology. Candidates will be responsible for taking care of the patients in the specific department under the supervision of faculty members and they are also made to participate in research activities as a part of course structure.

Subjects covered in the M. Ch in Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I Surgery:

Some of the subjects covered under this course are:

General principles of GI Surgery

Operating room techniques

GI Surgical tubes

Management of surgical infections

Postoperative complications

Operative techniques


Laparoscopic surgical procedures

Use of RFA and lasers in GI Surgery

There is a very good demand for Surgical Gastroenterology professionals in different countries.



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2 Responses to “Government Colleges for M. Ch in Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery”

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    Dr Tsojung:

    Which books do you recommend for undergoing mch Surgical gastroenterology entrance and how many seats are available?

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    sir,i hav done M.S from SKIMS srinagar j&k n compltd my 3 yr senior residency in G.I surgery,now i wanna apply for MCH exam for the speciality of surgical gastroenterology.can u please tell me the exam date and syellebus for the above course and also the seats