PG Diploma after MBBS

Diploma after MBBS is a postgraduate course with a duration of 2 years. It will help to learn more knowledge and hands-on training. So the specialists can do accurate diagnosis and further, treatment in the specified fields.

The specialities after MBBS are broadly divided among three different types- Clinical, Non-Clinical, and Paraclinical. The difference among them is whether you are providing direct patient care in terms of giving direct diagnosis or treatment. Clinical roles include face to face interaction with patients while non-clinical roles, in some cases, can require interaction with patients but they do not provide diagnoses. Paraclinical fields also do not include much involvement in inpatient care. 

Courses

PG Diploma course is for a duration of two years and often offered in various fields of medical practice. The aspirants can pursue any of them based on their field of interests. Some of the specializations are as follows:

  • Anesthesiology (D.A.)
  • Clinical Pathology (D.C.P.)
  • Community Medicine (D.C.M.)
  • Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy (DDVL)
  • Forensic Medicine (D.F.M.)
  • Health Administration (D.H.A.)
  • Health Education (D.H.E.)
  • Immuno-Haematology & Blood Transfusion (D.I.H.B.T.)
  • Marine Medicine (Dip. M.M.)
  • Microbiology (D.Micro)
  • Nutrition (D.N.)
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology (D.G.O.)
  • Occupational Health (D.O.H.)
  • Ophthalmology (D.O.)
  • Orthopedics (D.Ortho.)
  • Oto-RhinoLaryngology(D.L.O.)
  • Paediatrics( D.C.H.)
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (D.Phy. Med. & R.)
  • Psychiatry (D.P.M.)
  • Public Health (D.P.H.)
  • Radiation Medicine (D.R.M.)
  • Radio-diagnosis (D.M.R.D.)
  • Radio-therapy (D.M.R.T.)
  • Radiological Physics (D.R.P.)
  • Sport Medicine (D.S.M.)
  • Tropical Medicine & Health (D.T.M. & H.)
  • Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases (D.T.C.D.)
  • Virology (D.Vir.)

Required Skills and Aptitude

The nature of the job requires responsibility, sincerity, self-confidence and distinct skills. The essential skills required  are listed below:

  • Communication Skill
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skill
  • Diagnosis Skill
  • Interpersonal Skill
  • Perseverance and Endurance
  • Practical skills
  • Team Working Skill
  • Time Management Skill
  • Use of modern treatment techniques

Entrance Examination

Admission for all PG courses are based on an entrance examination NEET PG (National Eligibility Cum entrance Test) conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency).

Job Profiles

Some of the job profiles for DNB are as follows:

  • Doctors
  • Surgeon

Top Recruiters

PG specialists have opportunities in both private and government sectors as medical practitioners. They can’t work as faculty. Following are some of the jobs of these professionals:

  • Government hospitals
  • Medical Colleges
  • Private Super Speciality Hospitals
  • Research Institutes

Popular institutes offering PG Diploma after MBBS

  Name of the institution  State
  Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences - Hyderabad   Andhra Pradesh
  Patna Medical College - Patna   Bihar
  Bharati Vidyapeeth Pune   Maharashtra
  Santosh Medical College And Hospital   New Delhi
  Christian Medical College - Vellore   Tamil Nadu
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