Higher studies after MBBS


A career in M.B.B.S is very rewarding for those who are interested in dealing with sick people. A lot of hard work and dedication is required for this profession. A post graduate level studies can be pursued after M.B.B.S to specialize in a special field.

Qualification Criteria for Higher Studies after M.B.B.S

The candidate is required to hold M.B.B.S degree from an institute recognized under Medical Council of India (MCI). Most of the institutes take 50% students from national entrance and 50% from state entrance.

Higher study options after M.B.B.S

There is wide area for post graduation after M.B.B.S. Some of them are listed below.

  • MD - General Medicine
  • MD - Cardiology
  • MD - Gastroenterology
  • MD - Clinical Haematology
  • MD - Clinical Pharmacology
  • MD - Endocrinology
  • MD - Neonatology
  • MD - Medical Gastroenterology
  • MD - Neurology
  • MD - Pulmonary Medicine
  • MD - Medical Oncology
  • MD - Nephrology
  • MD- Pediatrics
  • MD - Neuro Radiology
  • MD – Rheumatology
  • MS – General Surgery
  • MS – ENT
  • MS- Ophthalmology
  • Masters in Public Health (MPH)
  • Research career by joining reputed organizations like ICMR etc.
  • M Tech Biomedical Technology by IIT Mumbai
  • Masters in Hospital Management

The candidates can even join for diploma courses in Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Pediatrics, Neurology, Nephrology, etc after M.B.B.S. There are various options to continue higher education by completing D.M. after M.D . They can even go for M.Ch after M.S.

Career Opportunities after Higher studies in M.B.B.S

After completing their post graduate or diploma degree the doctors can find job opportunities in various areas listed below.

  • Medical Colleges
  • Hospitals
  • Health Centers
  • Biomedical Companies
  • Laboratories
  • Nursing Homes
  • Medical Foundation / Trust
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Polyclinics
  • Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies
  • Research Institutes
  • Private Practice

After completing the post graduation the doctors can look for job opportunities in different hospitals. The job types in various departments are listed below.

  • Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • E.N.T. Specialist
  • Bacteriologist
  • Enterologist
  • Anesthetist or Anesthesiologists
  • Cardiologist
  • General Practitioner
  • Chiropodist
  • Gastroenterologist
  • Dermatologist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • General Surgeon
  • Gynecologist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Medical Admitting Officer
  • Nutritionist
  • Obstetrician
  • Neurologists
  • Paediatrician
  • Pathologist
  • Physician
  • Physiologist
  • Radiologist
  • Psychiatrists
  • Colorectal Surgeon
  • Neonatal Surgeon
  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Neurosurgeon
  • Endocrine Surgeon
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
  • Pediatric Surgeon
  • Urological Surgeons
  • Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon
  • Vascular Surgeon

The doctors after post graduation have a wide scope in both public and private sector. In public sector the doctors can find opportunities under both state and central governments. There is a wide range of opportunities for the doctors abroad after completing higher studies. Doctors can even opt for working in private firms. The salary package for doctors with specialization is high in both private and government hospitals.



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13 Responses to “Higher studies after MBBS”

  1. 13

    How to go about post graduation course in abroad preferably UK/USA after MBBS from a Odisha private college?

  2. 12

    I wish to do MD / MS in India or an English speaking country.
    I would be completing my MBBS on February 2014.
    I request you to guide me in selecting a good university / Institution .
    And also the exams , I should take for joining.
    My cell:919486009458
    Thanking you , Ajeet

  3. 11

    how to apply for usmle? what are d areas where we can apply after mbbs?

  4. 10
    Dr. Chakraborty:

    How I can go to USA for PG Degree in Medicine on Full Scholarship ?

  5. 9

    What are the entrance exams after mbbs apart from NEET

  6. 8
    shovan alam:

    After completion of my mbbs from west bengal,india,what are the options for post graduation uk and china?

  7. 7

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  8. 6

    Plz send me career informations after completing MBBS.

  9. 5

    detail regarding diploma in rheumatology.can one do diploma without entrance exam,its fee,duration.can one do icu course after mbbs,its fees and duration and where it can be done.

  10. 4
    What are the eligibility criteria or the state /central quota for government employer MBBS doctor to get admission in pg degree/diploma course .:

    also suggest other college and entrance for obs and gynae in india apart from aipgmee.

  11. 3
    hemant dashora:

    i want to do mph after completing my mbbs what are the scope of mph and best colleges to do it

  12. 2

    is there any PG course after MBBS without entrance in clinical subjectsin india or elsewhere?

  13. 1

    is there any PG course after MBBS without entrance in clinical subjectsin india or elsewhere?i m doing my UG in dim univarcity, how can apply?