Courses

 

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Course:

This is a 4 1/2 year course followed by one year of compulsory rotatory internship. The number of students in each fresh batch is 150. A student is eligible for entry to the course after clearing the 12th class examination. Admissions are made through Punjab Medical Entrance test (PMET) conducted by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Faridkot for 85% of the seats and the All India Medical Entrance Examination (CBSE Examination) conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi for the remaining 15% seats. Reservation of seats for scheduled castes/tribes and Other Backward Classes are made according to State Government guidelines.

The course structure and content is set according to the guidelines laid down by the Medical Council of India. The first year is devoted to the pre-clinical subjects – Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry and after this period of 12 months the 1st Professional examination is held. In the next one and a half year, the student studies and is examined in Pathology , Microbiology , Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine . During this period he is also introduced to the clinical subjects through lectures and clinical postings by rotation. During the last two years, the students studies only the clinical subjects – Internal Medicine including Cardiology and Neurology, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Psychiatry, Dermatology and Community Medicine through lectures, demonstrations and clinical postings. The final professional examination is held in two parts. Part-1 is held at the end of the one year and includes the subjects of Community Medicine, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Orthopedics. At the end of the second year the part-2 of the final professional examination is held in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology. Examinations in the clinical subjects include written, clinical and oral parts. According to the Medical Council of India, a candidate must have at least 75% attendance in clinical postings and lectures and also have secured at least 35% marks in the internal assessment to be eligible to be appear in the professional examination.


Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Surgery (MS) Courses: 

MD Courses MS Courses
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Microbiology
  • Community Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Radio-diagnosis
  • Psychiatry
  • Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases
  • Anesthesiology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Physiology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology.
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Anatomy
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
Diploma Courses
  • Diploma in Child Health
  • Diploma in Anaethesia

 

Candidates are eligible for entrance to these courses after completing Internship. The number of seats in each course is decided from time to time. Admissions are made through Punjab Post Graduate Test for 75% of the seats and the All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination conducted by DGHS, New Delhi remaining 25%seats. Reservation of seats for scheduled castes/ tribes and Other Backward Classes is made according to State Government rules. These are 3 year courses during which the doctor is attached to the respective department where he/she works as a resident. Course content and structure are as directed by Medical Council of India. Resident doctors receive hands on training in emergencies pertaining to that specialty, outpatient and inpatient management (including diagnosis and treatment), ward procedures, teaching of undergraduates and postgraduates and community services. Surgical residents are trained in the principles of surgery and actually operate under supervision. During the 3 year period, the student also does research and writes a thesis. Application for registration of the thesis topic can be made 12 months after admission to the course. A student is eligible to appear at the MD or MS examination provided he/she has obtained the MBBS degree, has completed 12 months Internship and subsequently put in 3 years continuous work as junior resident in the department concerned. The MD / MS degree is conferred after acceptance of his/her thesis and after passing the prescribed MD / MS examination. The examination consists of written, clinical (or practical) and oral parts.

 

Other paramedical courses offered by the college
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing)
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory technology (B.Sc.MLT)
  • Bachelor of Science in Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry (B.Sc. Medical)
  • Master of Science in Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry (M.Sc. Medical)
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory technology (DMLT)
  • Diploma in Radiography (DR)