Government Colleges for M. Ch in Surgical Oncology


Surgical Oncology is a branch of Surgery that lays attention on the surgical management of cancer. Like medical oncology, surgical oncology also evolved step-by-step and it has grown out of hematology. M. Ch in Surgical Oncology is a surgical specialty course, which extends to a period of three years. The names of Government colleges offering this course in India are given below:

Tamil Nadu:

Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

Cancer Institute College of Oncological Sciences, Chennai


Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvanthapuram


Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore


The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Ahmedabad

Andhra Pradesh:

Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

Intake capacity:

The total intake capacity for the M. Ch in Surgical Oncology course in these government colleges in India is 29, out of which four seats belongs to the state of Tamil Nadu colleges, four seats for Kerala, 8 seats for Karnataka, 10 seats for Gujarat and three seats for Andhra Pradesh.

Eligibility requirement:

For entering into to the M. Ch in Surgical Oncology course, candidates must have completed their MBBS and MD/MS course in any discipline like orthopedics/obst. & gynecology/ENT/general surgery from an institution recognized by the Medical Council of India. Age requirement is not more than 35 years.

Admission Examination:

Candidates will have to get through the state level or national level entrance examination conducted for admission to the Surgical Specialty courses.

What does Surgical Oncologists do?

Candidates, who have completed their M. Ch in Surgical Oncology are called as Surgical Oncologist and they offer the most comprehensive and sophisticated care to cancer patients due to the training offered to them during the course period. Since they have learnt all aspects of cancer care, they base their recommendations on the latest development in radiation, chemotherapy and surgery. They maintain close association with radiation oncologists and medical oncologists to review the plans for offering care to a particular patient suffering from cancer. They work with these professionals to offer the best surgical treatment to enable the patients to get out of their cancer.

Scope of Surgical Oncologists:

Surgical Oncologists can find job opportunities in multi-specialty hospitals and they can also find job opportunities in cancer institutions, where they are highly demanded. Due to the knowledge gained by these professionals they are also recruited in hospitals in the foreign countries for offering the best surgical treatments to cancer patients. Rather than working as a full-time doctor, they can also work as part-time specialist just attending the surgeries in hospitals.



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7 Responses to “Government Colleges for M. Ch in Surgical Oncology”

  1. 7

    When is the exam when to apply for exams

  2. 6

    when will be the mch exam

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    dr. wani sajad:

    Hi. is there is viva voce in every college after qualifying written entrance exam. for mch. surgical oncology.

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    dr sajad:

    when exams will be conducted for mch surgical oncology in karnataka and tamilnadu for 2013

  6. 2
    Dr. Sajad:

    when exam will be conducted in different colleges

  7. 1

    from where will i get information about entrance exam of M.Ch.? is it separate for gujrat and tamilnadu state or common national entrance ? is it for general onco. or oncogynec for ms gynec? what about fees?