MS - General Surgery






    3 Years

MBBS college in mangalore


Pass in MBBS from a recognized medical college with permanent registration of any State Medical Council. Candidate should be NEET-PG qualified.

Admission to both General and NRI category seats in MD/MS is based on inter-se merit in NEET-PG.

Admission Procedure

In addition to the basic eligibility criteria mentioned above, students seeking admission to MD/MS program will be required to qualify in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET-PG which will be conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) generally in January each year. The responsibility of NBE is limited to the conduct of NEET-PG, declaration of the result and providing the result to MCC, DGHS, MoHFW for onward transmission to State Counselling Authorities. NBE has no role in counselling and allotment of seats.

Application form for NEET-PG can be submitted online through the website on notification. Students are advised to carefully read the Information Bulletin and keep the correct details ready, before submission of the form. Kindly visit after announcement of the NEET-PG results to know the procedure of counselling in Deemed/Central Universities.

The fee structure of MD/MS is made available on our website

Documents required for admission to MD/MS (Original + 3 attested copies)

  • Admit card issued by NBE
  • Result/rank letter issued by NBE
  • NEET-PG allotment letter & score card
  • SSLC or equivalent marks card or birth certificate
  • MBBS degree marks cards of all years
  • Internship completion certificate
  • Provisional/MBBS degree certificate
  • Medical Council Registration certificate
  • Karnataka Medical Council Registration certificate (compulsory for all students)
  • MCI recognition of MBBS degree
  • Transfer certificate
  • Conduct certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Physically handicapped certificate issued by the authorized medical boards (if applicable)
  • Physical fitness & blood group certificate
  • PAN card copy of the parent and student
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student
  • For NRI category admission: NRI status proof (Passport copy, employment certificate, Residence proof, Income tax documents, Sponsorship letter of parent/sponsor)
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)

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Program Structure

Paper I 1. Anatomy
2. Physiology
3. Other basic science topics covered in syllabus Introduction to surgery, Basic Surgical Principles. Wounds, tissue repair and scars. Critical care; fluid, electrolyte and acid–base balance; blood transfusion. Nutritional support and rehabilitation. Anaesthesia and pain relief. Wound infection. Special infections. Acquired immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Sterile precautions. Transplantation. Tumours, Cysts, Ulcers, Sinuses. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, skin lesions. Burns. Arterial disorders. Venous disorders. Lymphatic system. Day surgery. Audit in surgery. Surgical ethics.
Paper II Eye and orbit. Cleft lip and palate, development abnormalities of the face, palate, jaws and teeth. Maxillofacial injuries. Nose and sinuses. Ear. Oral and oropharyngeal cancer and procancer. Salivary gland disorders. Pharynx, larynx and neck. Thyroid gland and the thyroglossal tract. Parathyroid and Adrenal Glands. Breast. Thorax. Heart and pericardium
Paper III Anastomosis, Oesophagus. Stomach and duodenum. Liver spleen. Gallbladder and bile ducts. Pancreas. Peritoneum, omentum, mesentery and retroperitoneal space. Small and large intestines. Intestinal obstruction. Vermiform appendix. Rectum Anus and anal canal. Hernias, Umbilicus, Abdominal wall. Principles of Laparoscopic surgery.
Paper IV Recent advances and Orthopaedics: Musculoskeletal disorders. Fracture and Dislocations- General, specific. Diseases of bones and joints infection, tumors, generalized diseases and chronic joint diseases, congenital disorders. Wrist and hand. Foot. Nervous system: neurological disorders affecting the musculoskeletal system. Spine, vertebral column and spinal cord. Nerves. Cranium (Scalp, skull, brain). Genito-Urinary System: Urinary symptoms, Investigation of the urinary tract, anuria. ^Kidneys and ureters. Urinary bladder. Prostate and seminal vesicles. Urethra and penis. Testis and scrotum.

Other requirements: Dissertation

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to...

  • PO1: Demonstrate knowledge of applied aspects of basic sciences like applied anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, microbiology and pharmacology
  • PO2: Demonstrate the theoretical knowledge of general principles of surgery; theoretical knowledge of systemic surgery including disaster management and recent advances.
  • PO3: Describe aetoiology, pathophysiology, principles of diagnosis and management of common surgical problems including emergencies, in adults and children.
  • PO4: Perform a humane and thorough clinical examination including internal examinations and examinations of all organs/systems in adults and children
  • PO5: Diagnosis or opinion.
  • PO6: Arrive at a logical working diagnosis / differential diagnosis after clinical examination.
  • PO7: Order appropriate investigations keeping in mind their relevance (need based).
  • PO8: Choose, perform and interpret appropriate imaging in trauma - ultrasound FAST (Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma).
  • PO9: Select and interpret appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic imaging including ultrasound, Mammogram, CT scan, MRI.
  • PO10: Demonstrate knowledge of the bedside procedures and latest diagnostics and therapeutics available.
  • PO11: Perform common general surgical operations including minimally invasive surgery independently and/or under guidance.
  • PO12: Provide basic and advanced life-saving support services in emergency situations
  • PO13: Function as a part of a team, develop an attitude of cooperation with colleagues, and interact with the patient and the clinician or other colleagues to provide the best possible
  • PO14: Perform minimally invasive surgery in appropriate clinical settings.
  • PO15: Undertake complete patient monitoring including the preoperative and post-operative care of the patient.
  • PO16: Write a proper discharge summary with all relevant information.
  • PO17: Function as a part of a team, develop an attitude of cooperation with colleagues, and interact with the patient and the clinician or other colleagues to provide the best possible diagnosis or opinion.
  • PO18: Demonstrate the knowledge of ethics, medico-legal aspects, communication skills and leadership skills.
  • PO19: Develop communication skills to word reports, obtain a proper relevant history and professional opinion as well as to interact with patients, relatives, peers and paramedical staff, and for effective teaching.
  • PO20: Obtain informed consent for any examination/procedure and explain to the patient and attendants the disease and its prognosis with a humane approach.
  • PO21: Provide appropriate care that is ethical, compassionate, responsive and cost-effective and in conformation with statutory rules.