MCI Recognized PG Courses are the Post Graduate Courses recognized by Medical Council of India, allowed to teach only in the MCI Recognized Medical Colleges of India.


MCI Recognized PG Courses in broad specialities would be of: 3 years duration for PG Degree Course after MBBS; 2 years duration for PG Diploma Course after MBBS and 3 years duration for Super Speciality Course after MD / MS.

The UG / PG graduates on completion of MCI PG Recognized courses are awarded degrees as mentioned below:

  • PG Diploma is awarded to MBBS graduates on completion of PG Diploma Medical Course.
  • MD / MS is awarded to MBBS graduates on completion of PG Degree Course.
  • DM / MCh is awarded to MD / MS graduates on completion of the Super Speciality Course.
  • Ph.D is awarded on completion of Ph.D
  • Lastly other PG Courses are awarded appropriately.

Objectives of MCI Recognized PG Courses

Keeping in view the objectives of MCI Recognized PG Courses, the specializations have been developed in such a manner, that each department of specialization, brings out high level of competencies of the eligible aspirants joining these MCI Recognized PG Courses.

“Hence the eligible MBBS graduates and MD/MS Graduates must strive to study only in  MCI Recognized PG Courses.”

MCI Recognized PG Courses

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Take admission in MCI Recognized PG Courses

Taking admission only in MCI Recognized PG Courses is important so that in future the UG / PG graduates with acquired MCI Recognized PG Degree would not find any difficulty in getting eligibility and selection for significant jobs or posts at appropriate places like hospitals, educational institutions, etc. Medical Council of India (MCI) has listed the Recognized PG Courses that can be availed by the eligible aspirants from its office in New Delhi.

“All UG / PG graduates looking to pursue post-graduate medical courses may please be informed that take admission only in the MCI Recognized PG Courses that are mentioned in the list available with Medical Council of India (MCI).”

Broad Specialities of MCI Recognized PG Courses

The broad specialities of MCI Recognized PG Courses are listed below. The list gets updated time to time. Hence the aspirants looking forward to join MCI Recognized PG Courses are advised to contact Medical Council of India (MCI) office in New Delhi for an updated list.

MCI Recognized PG Diploma Courses

MCI Recognized PG Diploma Course is a 2 year duration course after MBBS. The different specializations of MCI Recognized PG Diploma Courses available are 55. The total number of seats available in the approved / recognized government and private colleges for eligible aspirants are 3923. Given below is the list of the different specializations courses and number of seats respectively:

List of Medical Council of India Recognized PG Diploma Courses

 No. Course Name Seats
1 Diploma in Anesthesia 644
2 Diploma in Child Health 542
3 Diploma in Community Medicine 13
4 Diploma in Clinical Pathology 292
5 Diploma in Dermatology 3
6 Diploma in Diabetology 3
7 Diploma in Forensic Medicine 24
8 Diploma in Health Administration 6
9 Diploma in Hospital Administration 6
10 Diploma in Health Education 50
11 Diploma in Bacteriology *
12 Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology 650
13 Diploma in Industrial Hygiene 0
14 Diploma in Immuno-Haematology and Blood Transfusion *
15 Diploma in Leprosy 2
16 Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 220
17 Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis 263
18 Diploma in Radio Therapy 19
19 Diploma in Medical Virology 4
20 Diploma in Occupational Health *
21 Diploma in Ophthalmology 340
22 Diploma in Orthopaedics 303
23 Diploma in Public Health 140
24 Diploma in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 12
25 Diploma in Psychological Medicine 129
26 Diploma in Radiation Medicine 6
27 Diploma in Sports Medicine 6
28 Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases 94
29 Diploma in Tropical Medicine Health 12
30 Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy 132
31 Diploma in Venereology *
32 Diploma in Paediatrics *
33 Diploma – Aviation Medicine 0
34 Diploma in Cardiology 0
35 Diploma in Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy) 0
36 Diploma in Basic Medical Sciences (Physiology) 0
37 Diploma in Basic Medical Sciences (Pharmacology) 0
38 Diploma in Maternity & Child Welfare 0
39 DGO Preventive & Social Medicine
*
40 FMT *
41 PSM *
42 Diploma V & D 2
43 Diploma – Diploma – OLO – Rhino-Laryngology *
44 Diploma – Diploma in Medical Radio-Diagnosis *
45 Diploma in Medical Radiology & Electrology *
46 Diploma – Diploma in Pathology & Bacteriology 0
47 Diploma- Plastic Surgery *
48 Diploma- Urology *
49 Diploma-Diplomate N.B.(Gen.Surg.) *
50 Diploma in Microbiology 5
51 Dip. in Path.& Bact. *
52 Diploma in Industrial Health 1
53 Diploma in Medical Radio Electrology *
54 Diploma (Marine Medicine) 0

* denotes Insufficient Data.

MCI Recognized PG Degree Courses

MCI Recognized PG Degree Course is a 3 year duration course after MBBS.  The MCI Recognized PG Degree Courses has total 68 specializations available and the total number of seats are 17110. Given below are the different specializations courses and the number of seats respectively:

List of Medical Council of India Recognized PG Degree Courses

S. No. Course Seats
1 DM – Infectious Diseases *
2 MD – Family Medicine 2
3 MD – Radio Diagnosis/Radiology 602
4 MD – Aviation Medicine/Aerospace Medicine 17
5 MD – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine 233
6 MD/MS – Ophthalmology 758
7 MD/MS – Anatomy 624
8 MD – Blood Banking & Immuno. Haem./ Imm. Haem. & Blood Trans. *
9 MD – Tropical Medicine 5
10 MD – Maternity & Child Health 0
11 MD – Pulmonary Medicine *
12 MD – CCM *
13 MD – P.S.M *
14 MD – TB & Chest 20
15 MD-Skin,VD & Leprosy 2
16 MD – Skin & VD *
17 MD – Sports Medicine 2
18 MD/MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1243
19 MD-Transfusion Medicine 1
20 MD – Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion 37
21 MD – Medicine *
22 Doctor of Medicine *
23 M.D. *
24 Master’s of Physician *
25 MD – Pharmacology and Therapeutics *
26 MD – Pathology & Microbiology 0
27 MD (Emergency Medicine) 22
28 MD – R & D *
29 MD – Anaesthesiology 1382
30 MD – Anatomy *
31 MD – Aviation Medicine *
32 MD – Bio-Chemistry 447
33 MD – Bio-Physics 4
34 MD – Community Medicine 8
35 MD – Dermatology *
36 MD – Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology 273
37 MD – General Medicine 2172
38 MD – Community Health Administration 10
39 MD – Geriatrics 5
40 MD – Hospital Administration 28
41 MD – Health Administration *
42 MD – Lab Medicine 0
43 MD – Microbiology 668
44 MD – Nuclear Medicine 2
45 MD – Obstetrtics & Gynaecology 2
46 MD – Ophthalmology *
47 MD – Paediatrics 1075
48 MD – Pathology 1128
49 MD – Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy 447
50 MD – Pharmacology 591
51 MD – Physiology 617
52 MD – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 28
53 MD – Psychiatry 356
54 MD – Radio Diagnosis 25
55 MD – Radiology *
56 MD – Radiotherapy 154
57 MD – Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine 669
58 MD – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases/Medicine 20
59 MD – Venereology 3
60 MS – Obstetrics and gGynaecology 16
61 MS – Orthopaedic 861
62 MS – Anatomy *
63 MS – ENT 570
64 MS – General Surgery 1981
65 MS – Ophthalmology *
66 MS – Anaesthesia *
67 MS – Medicine *
68 MS – Neuro Surgery *

* denotes Insufficient Data.

MCI Recognized Super Speciality Courses

MCI Recognized Super Speciality Courses are a 3 year duration course after MD / MS. The MCI Recognized Super Speciality courses are available a plenty for the eligible PG Graduates.  At Super Speciality level of studies, the total number specializations are 34 and the total number of seats available are 1555. Given below are the different specializations courses and the number of seats respectively:

List of Medical Council of India Recognized Super Speciality Courses

S. No. Course Name Seats
1 DM – Clinical Pharmacology 16
2 DM – Clinical Haematology 13
3 DM – Pulmonary Medicine 8
4 DM – Neuro Radiology 2
5 DM – Nephrology 72
6 DM – Neonatology 17
7 DM – Oncology 44
8 DM – Gastroenterology 85
9 DM – Cardiology 236
10 DM – Neurology 139
11 DM – Rheumatology 8
12 DM – Endocrinology 44
13 DM – Clinical Immunology 4
14 DM – Pul. Med. & Critical Care Med. 0
15 DM – Cardiac-Anaes. 11
16 DM – Haematology Pathology/Hematopthology 1
17 DM – Medical Genetics 2
18 DM – Hepatology 5
19 M.Ch – Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery 2
20 M.Ch – Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery 148
21 M.Ch. – Hand & Micro Surgery 0
22 M.Ch.(Burns & Plastic Surgery) 0
23 M.Ch – Endocrine Surgery 6
24 M.Ch – Oncology 4
25 M.Ch – Vascular Surgery 7
26 M.Ch – Cardio Thoracic Surgery 77
27 M.Ch – Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery 52
28 M.Ch – Neuro Surgery 176
29 M.Ch – Paediatric Surgery 123
30 M.Ch – Plastic Surgery 145
31 M.Ch – Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery 26
32 M.Ch – Surgical Oncology 47
33 M.Ch – Thoracic Surgery 32
34 M.Ch – Urology 3

 

MCI Recognized PhD Course

The list, the seats and the specialization do not end here. We still have higher level of studies for the deserving few and this level can be considered to be highest level, which is the PhD study. In the PhD there is total of 41 specializations to choose from and the Ph.D has to be done in All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Given below are the list of specializations available:

List of Medical Council of India Recognized Ph.D Courses

S. No. Course Name
1 Ph.D – Bio – Chemistry
2 Ph. D – Microbiology
3 Ph. D – Pathology
4 Ph. D – Forensic Medicine
5 Ph. D – Anaesthesia
6 Ph. D – Bio-Statistics
7 Ph. D – Bio-Technology
8 Ph. D – Cardiology
9 Ph. D – Community Medicine
10 Ph. D – Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery
11 Ph. D – Dermatology & Venereology
12 Ph. D – Endocrinology & Metabolism
13 Ph. D – ENT
14 Ph. D – Gastro & Human Nutrition Unit
15 Ph. D – Gastrointestinal Surgery
16 Ph. D – Hospital Administration
17 Ph. D – Haematology
18 Ph. D – Histo Compatibility & Immunogenetics
19 Ph. D – Lab Medicine
20 Ph. D – Medical Oncology
21 Ph. D – Medical Physics
22 Ph. D – Medicine
23 Ph. D – Nephrology
24 Ph. D – Neurology
25 Ph. D – Neuro Surgery
26 Ph. D – Neuro Magnetic Resonance
27 Ph. D – Nuclear Medicine
28 Ph. D – Obst. & Gynae
29 Ph. D – Ocular Bio Chemistry
30 Ph. D – Ocular Microbiology
31 Ph. D – Ocular Pharmacology
32 Ph. D – Orthopaedics
33 Ph. D – Paediatric Surgery
34 Ph. D – Paediatric
35 Ph. D – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
36 Ph. D – Psychiatry
37 Ph. D – Radiotherapy
38 Ph. D – Radio Diagnosis
39 Ph. D – Surgery
40 Ph. D – Urology
41 Ph.D –  Medical Biochemistry

 

MCI Recognized Other Courses

There are also some other courses which are MCI Recognized. These are total of 20 specializations. The present list of MCI shows the number of seats of 3 specializations only – There are 24 seats of Masters in Hospital Administration, 1 seat of M. Sc. in Medical Bacteriology, 6 seats of M. Sc. in Pathology. For the remaining details of seats please check up with Medical Council of India, New Delhi. Given below are the different specializations courses:

List of Medical Council of India Recognized Other Courses

S. No. Course Name
1 D.P.B (Pathology)
2 F.C.P.S.(Medicine)
3 F.C.P.S.(Pathology)
4 F.C.P.S.(Surgery)
5 F.C.P.S.(Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy)
6 F.C.P.S.(Mid. & Gynae)
7 F.C.P.S.(Ophthalmology)
8 M C P S
9 Master of Hospital Administration
10 M.Sc – Medical Pharmacology
11 M.Sc – Medical Anatomy
12 M.Sc – Medical Pathology
13 M.Sc – Medical Bacteriology
14 M.Sc – Bio-Physics
15 M.Sc – Microbiology
16 M.Sc – Anatomy
17 M.Sc – Physiology
18 M.Sc – Medical Bio-chemistry
19 M.Sc – Pathology
20 M.B.B.S.

We hope that this article might be helpful to aspirants looking to join MCI Recognized PG Courses in India. The number of courses as well as the seats vary from year to year.  For more confirmed list of MCI Recognized PG Courses you may approach the Medical Council of India.

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Research Opportunities after MBBS

Meritorious MBBS graduate who have scored more than 60 percentage marks without any repeats in their MBBS 4 and 1/2 years course have certain research opportunities to pursue. They are as under:

  • Disease biology & molecular medicine.
  • Plant biotechnology & discovery.

Interested MBBS graduates looking for PhD may try to explore with The Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) for more details. Website: http://rgcb.res.in/

MCI Recognized PG Courses was last modified: March 4th, 2016 by Advai T