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MD Anesthesia

About the Course:

MD or Doctor of Medicine in Anesthesia is a 3-year post graduate programme where students are well trained in practice of Anesthesia, Critical Care, Pain Management, Resuscitation of all acute or acute or chronic conditions.

What is the Course outcome of MD Anesthesia?

By the end of the programme students will be able to:

  • Understand clinical anesthetic practices.
  • Effectively provide emergency trauma care, and gain experience in pain management.
  • Administer drugs that reduce or eliminate chronic pain for patients of all ages.
  • Demonstrate skills in ethical, medical, and legal aspects related to anesthesiology
  • Develop efficiency in laboratory procedures to manage critically ill patients.

They will learn about various areas like:

  • Neuro Anesthesia
  • Pain management
  • cardiothoracic anesthesiology
  • Pediatric anesthesiology
  • Obstetrical anesthesiology
  • Ambulatory anesthesia etc.
Course Name Doctor of Medicine in Anesthesia
Course Duration 3 years
Course Level Post graduate
Eligibility MBBS or any equivalent with a minimum 50%
Entrance exam NEET-PG
Admission Process Based on the counseling process
Job Profiles Researcher, Professor, Consultant Anesthesia, Critical Care Specialist, etc
Recruiting Areas Medical colleges, Laboratories, Hospitals, Private practice, etc.
Recruiters Fortis Health Care, Apollo, Columbia Asia, Railways, etc.

MD Anesthesia Admissions in Karnataka

MD Anesthesia Admission Criteria:

  • Candidates should have completed MBBS or any other equivalent subjects like BAMS/ BHMS, etc from any recognized medical institute.
  • They should have scored a minimum aggregate 50% - 55% or equivalent CGPA at the level of graduation.
  • They must completed one year of compulsory rotatory internship.
  • They must also be registered with MCI or any state medical council.

Students should have completed their bachelors from any institutes which is recognized by:

  • An Act of Central / State Government
  • A Gazette notification of Central / State Government
  • Executive orders issued by Central / State Government


  • Candidates seeking admission should have obtained their qualification from any recognized board/university.
  • They must have a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration from a recognized University as per program requirement.
  • Those who are holding foreign degree must be registered practitioners in the country from where they have obtained their degree and also must obtain a temporary registration certificate from medical Council of India(MCI)
  • Those with foreign qualification must submit equivalency certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, as per program requirements. for more details on these refer to the official website of AIU:

Admission Process of MD Anesthesia:

  • Admission is based on merit list of the entrance test.
  • Most of the colleges conduct counseling.
  • Candidates are selected through merit list which will be based on their performance in the exam and the counseling process.
  • Some colleges also accept direct admission.
Exam Tentative Date
NEET 2nd Week of May (Tentative)

Medical Seat Distribution (through NEET PG):

  • SC (Scheduled Caste) - 15%
  • ST (Scheduled Tribe) - 75%
  • OBC (Other Backward Class) - 27%
  • PWD (Person With Disability) - 5%

MD Anesthesia Syllabus

MD Anesthesia Syllabus
Neurosurgical Anesthesia Premedication Anesthesia for Day Care Surgery
Applied Anatomy and Physiology Principles of Anesthesia Ophthalmic
Anesthesia machine and related equipments Different methods of Anesthetic Techniques Pre-anesthesia assessment and preparation
Application of pharmacological principles for the management of General anesthesia, Regional anesthesia Anesthesia for specialties: Obstetrics, ENT Intensive Care Unit, transport of the critically ill, nutrition and trauma
Cardiovascular Surgery Dental/ Maxillofacial Cardiac Anesthesia
Neonatal and other specialized areas Oxygen therapy and devices Analgesia Anxiolysis and Sedation
Thoracic Anesthesia Orthopedics History of Anesthesiology
General Therapeutics Theatre sterilization procedures Critical care Anesthesiology
Respiratory therapy and management of both acute and chronic respiratory insufficiencies and ventilator commitments Principles of anesthesia audit, understanding the audit process and outcome; methods adopted Medicine applied to anesthesiology

Essentials of Research methodology:

  • Basics of biostatistics and its application.
  • Ability to undertake clinical and basic research.
  • Ability to publish results of one’s work.

Recommended Books:

  • Pediatric Anesthesia – Gregory
  • Neuro Surgical Anesthesia – Gregory.
  • Anesthesia - Two Volume – Ronald D.Miller
  • Emergency Anesthesia – Thronton
  • Anesthesia & Co – existing Diseases – Stoelting

Journals And Periodicals:

  • Anesthesia and Analgesia Journal (States).
  • Anesthesiology Jr.
  • Anesthesia Jr.
  • Acta Anesthesia Scandinavia.
  • Canadian Jr. of Anesthesia.
  • Indian Jr. of Anesthesia

MD Anesthesia Career Scope

MD Anesthesia Career Scope:

After completion of their masters, students can choose to work in different profiles like:

  • Anesthesiologists/ Anesthetists
  • Intensive Care Specialist
  • Anesthesia Professor
  • Nurse Anesthetists
  • Critical Care Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Anesthesia Technician
  • Surgeon

They can work in different sectors of health industry like:

  • Government hospitals
  • Research & Educational Institutes
  • Super-specialty hospitals
  • Laboratories
  • Clinics
  • Nursing homes
  • Medical colleges
  • Armed Forces
  • Private Nursing Homes
  • Healthcare Management Centers
  • Clinical Mentoring Services

They can also work in corporate like:

  • Fortis Health Care
  • Apollo
  • Columbia Asia
  • Edanta Health City
  • Aster healthcare
  • Hosmet hospitals
  • Sparsh hospitals
MD in Anesthesia

MD Anesthesia Fee structure in Karnataka

MD Anesthesia Fee Structure
College (s) Govt. Quota Fee/ year (INR)
Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute ,Bangalore 1,13,900
Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore 1,13,900
Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences ,Hubli 1,13,900
Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences ,Bellary 1,13,900
Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences ,Mandya 1,13,900
Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences ,Shimoga 1,13,900
M.S.Ramaiah Medical College ,Bangalore 7,13,780
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences ,Bangalore 7,13,780
K.Venkataramana Gowda Medical College and Hospital ,Sullia 7,13,780
B.R. Ambedkar Medical College ,Bangalore 7,13,780
Nijalingappa Medical College and Research Centre ,Bagalkot 7,13,780
Ameen Medical College ,Bijapur 7,13,780
Vydehi Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre ,Bangalore 7,13,780
M.V.J.Medical College and Research Hospital, Bangalore 7,13,780
Navodaya Medical College, Raichur 7,13,780
A.J.Institute of Medical Sciences ,Mangalore 7,13,780
Kasturba Medical College ,Mangalore 19,90,000
Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences ,Bangalore 7,13,780
Srinivas Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, Mangalore 7,13,780
St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore 8,73,920

MD Anesthesia Colleges in Karnataka Ranking

MD Anesthesia Ranking
College (s) Location
St. Johns Medical College Bangalore
The Oxford Medical College Hospital and Research Center Bangalore
B G S Global Institute of Medical Sciences Bangalore
Gadag Institute of Medical Sciences Gadag
Srinivas Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre Mangalore
Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bangalore
Khaja Bande Navaz Institute Of Medical Sciences Gulbarga
ESI Medical College Bangalore
Yenepoya Medical College Mangalore
Kasturba Medical College Mangalore
A. J. Institute of Medical Sciences Mangalore
Navodaya Medical College Raichur
M.V.J. Medical College and Research Hospital Bangalore
Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Medical college Dharwad
Vydehi Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre Bangalore
Father Muller Institute of Med. Education and Research Mangalore
Sri Basaveshwara Medical College and Hospital Chitradurga
S. Nijalingappa Medical College and Research Centre Bagalkot
Shymanuru Shivashankarappa Institute Of Medical Sciences Davangere
Dr. B.R Ambedkar Medical College Bangalore
Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur
Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College Gulbarga
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences Bangalore
M.S.Ramaiah Medical College Bangalore
Kidwai Cancer Institute Bangalore
Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences Shimoga
Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences Mandya

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