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Doctor of Medicine in General Medicine

Doctor of Medicine in General Medicine is a postgraduate course of 2 to 3 years. This course deals with common health problems, cold, viral fever, normal fever, diagnosis, diseases, prevention and treatment for adult’s diseases, rehabilitation and disorders. The aspirants who pursue MD in General Medicine get in depth knowledge about the field by practicing experiments, real life situation based practical, observation and theoretical knowledge . General Medicine is applicable to maternal, children health, public health etc.

Course Overview of MD in General Medicine
Course Name Doctor of Medicine in General Medicine
Course Level Postgraduate
Duration 2 to 3 years
Eligibility MBBS, PG Diploma
Entrance Exam NEET-PG
Average Course Fee INR 38,900 to 11,50,000 per annum
Job Profile INR 38,900 to 11,50,000 per annum
Top Recruiters Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Hospitals, Max Healthcare, Govt. Hospitals
Average Salary Package 4.5 Lakhs per annum to 20 Lakhs per annum

Why pursue MD General Medicine in Karnataka?

As we know, it is one of the excellent states in terms of education and the best state for having the silicon city of India. Karnataka provides outstanding doctors because of its educational pattern. MD in General medicine is commonly chosen by the medical students as it gives an overall insight on the human body and its functions. The general doctors give the exact diagnosis and further recommend to the right specialists in serious situations, apart from the general doctors are best at their job and provide the right treatment.

MD General Medicine Admissions in Karnataka

The MD General Medicine admissions in Karnataka is simply founded on the selection test called National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, generally known as NEET-PG it is a national level entrance test which implies if a candidate qualifies the NEET-PG test with a valid score then he/ she is qualified to get admission in any govt. medical school/ private medical institution that is perceived by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Subsequent to getting a legitimate score in NEET-PG the method goes further with counseling, where the aspirants are given elite of universities as per their positioning which is known as the seat matrix, the candidates can choose a college/ university as per their comfort, go to the college and block the seat.

The seat distribution of NEET-PG for the students that compete for national level colleges comes under All India Quota (AIQ) and the other aspirants competing for state based colleges, it comes under state government admission process.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The candidates must have an MBBS degree or PG diploma in Medical, from a MCI approved college/ university.
  • The students must have at least 50% in their under-graduation.
  • The NEET-PG score varies from college to college, therefore the aspirant should have a valid NEET score to be eligible to take admission in any college/ university
  • The candidate should have 6 months or 1 year of compulsory internship.

Documents required:

  • Degree Certificate from last passing out university.
  • Migration Certificate of the last passing out university.
  • Marks card of the latest degree.
  • Document proof of Date of Birth
  • Other Identity proofs
  • Domicile certificate

NEET-PG Seat Distribution:

  • SC Category- 15%
  • ST Category- 7.5%
  • Other Backward Classes- 27%
  • Person with Disability- 5%

MD General Medicine Syllabus

The MD in General Medicine course is of 2 to 3 years depending on the candidate's under-graduation, if its MBBS then the course will last for 3 years and if its PG Diploma then it will be 2 years, the duration also includes a rotary internship of 6 months.

The syllabus is listed below:


  • Thyroid gland & its disorders
  • Miscellaneous
  • Disorders of glucose metabolism
  • Disorders of posterior pituitary
  • Disorders of adrenal cortex
  • Disorders of anterior pituitary


  • Bleeding & coagulation disorders
  • Red cell disorders
  • White cell disorders
  • Miscellaneous
Respiratory System Cardio–Vascular System
Nervous System Infectious Diseases
Hepato-Biliary System Gastrointestinal Tract
Geriatric Medicine Ethical & Legal Issues in Medicine
Poisonings Pregnancy Medicine
Radiology Immunology
Rheumatology Critical Care
Emergency Medicine Disorders Bone & Mineral Metabolism

Career Scope in MD General Medicine

The scope of MD in General medicine is highly payable, as the general doctor is the first one to diagnose a patient and give them right suggestions and treatment. There are more number of male doctors compared to the ratio of female doctors and the country needs an equal or more number of female doctors. The graduates can pursue being general doctors after completing the course successfully, the most beneficial scope is the graduates can start their own clinics and can simultaneously be visiting doctors in other hospitals.

The Chart below shows the salary trend and job profiles after completing the course successfully:

MD in General Medicine

MD General Medicine Fees in Karnataka

The fees structure of MD General Medicine in Karnataka is considerably expensive but it comes with numerous useful advantages such as; Karnataka is ranked as the no.1 state to have the highest number of medical colleges, students will have a lot of options to pursue MD in top colleges, it gives the best medical training programs and internships, aspirants can apply for educational loans from the banks tied up with the respective college, the state provides a variety of options to pursue when it comes to career decisions etc.

List of top Medical Colleges in Karnataka and its Fees Structure
College/ University Govt.Quota (INR) Private.Quota (INR) NRI.Quota (INR) Others.Quota (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 - - -
Jaya Jagadguru Murugharajendra Medical College ,Davangere 7,13,7800 11,50,205 80,15,500 80,15,500
M.S.Ramaiah Medical College ,Bangalore 7,13,7800 11,50,205 70,15,500 70,15,500
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences ,Bangalore 7,13,780 11,50,205 70,15,500 70,15,500
Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College ,Gulbarga 7,13,780 11,50,205 69,15,500 69,15,500
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College ,Bangalore 7,13,780 11,50,205 65,15,500 -
Basaveshwara Medical College and Hospital ,Chitradurga 7,13,780 11,50,205 70,15,500 70,15,500
Father Muller Institute of Med. Education and Research ,Mangalore 7,13,780 11,50,205 55,15,500 55,15,500
Vydehi Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre ,Bangalore 7,13,780 11,50,205 - -
M.V.J. Medical College and Research Hospital ,Channasandra, Bangalore 7,13,780 11,50,205 75,15,500 75,15,500
Navodaya Medical College ,Raichur 7,13,780 11,50,205 55,15,500 55,15,500
A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences ,Mangalore 7,13,780 11,50,205 75,15,500 65,15,500
Kasturba Medical College ,Mangalore 21,00,000 - - -
K.S. Hegde Medical Academy ,Mangalore 6,98,280 - - -
Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences ,Bangalore 7,13,780 11,50,205 1,26,15,500 1,26,15,500
St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore - 8,73,920 - -

Ranking of MD General Medicine Colleges in Karnataka

The ranking of MD General Medicine colleges in Karnataka is not easy to rank as most of the colleges are already top class with all types of top notch facilities and fulfilling all the requirements of students that they expect from a medical college.

Ranked below are the top Medical colleges in Karnataka
Rank College/ University & Location
01 Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore
02 M.S.Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
03 St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore
04 Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli
05 Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore
06 Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
07 Navodaya Medical College, Raichur
08 Vydehi Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre ,Bangalore
09 Father Muller Institute of Med. Education and Research ,Mangalore
10 Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore
11 Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga
12 Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore
13 Subbaiah Medical College, Shimoga

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