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Master of Surgery in ENT

Master of Surgery in ENT is a postgraduate medical program of a duration of 3 years. The course primarily focuses on important aspects of Otolaryngology and ENT studies and training on different surgical processes and methods that are followed for the issues regarding Ear, Nose, And Throat. The program gives sufficient information on the theoretical subjects of ENT and otolaryngology functioning and parts beside with significant dilemmas in every section with operational methods to eliminate the same.

The course is outlined to equivalently focus on theoretical and practical information that will improve students' functional abilities that are extremely necessary for the surgical studies curriculum. The specialized MS in ENT course involves topics like:

  • ENT Surgical Methods
  • Otology and Neuro-Otology
  • Direct Laryngoscopy
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology and many more.

The increasing approval and popularity of this area worldwide and the demand for ENT surgeons across different places, they are often offered a higher job role with often attractive salary packages. This program is striving to give students all the scientific skills and knowledge to become a surgeon in MS ENT specialization.

Overview of the Course
Course Name Master of Surgery (MS) in ENT
Course Level Postgraduate
Duration 3 Years
Exam Mode Yearly Based
Eligibility MBBS + Internship
Entrance Exam NEET PG
Average Course Fee INR 2.5 Lakhs - INR 12 Lakhs
Job Profile Chief Surgeon, ENT Specialist, General ENT Consultant
Top Recruiters Government and Private Hospitals Drug Manufacturing Factories Medical Laboratories etc.
Average Salary Package INR 6 LPA - INR 10 LPA

In addition, the programme equips candidates to read scans, radiograms, audiograms, tympanograms and nystagmography in link with ENT disorders. The course provides different awareness into the classification of various treatment processes using medical methods. The syllabus of the programme is outlined in such a way that it presents aspirants an ideal balance of theory-practical sessions to implement in their education

Why Study Master of Surgery in ENT?

Students who are fascinated in surgical methodology studies in the domain of Otolaryngology or ENT can choose this specialty of MS.

  • The course gives extensive knowledge and understanding regarding surgical practice in the Otolaryngology domain.
  • The program will equip students with more accurate insight into practical and surgical techniques on how to approach different interests concerning ENT and advanced research-based progress.
  • The program helps in critical thinking abilities to make informed patient care decisions
  • The program highlights the basic surgical studies and modern practical sessions along with the written theory during the ending phase of the program.

MS General Surgery Admissions in Karnataka

Intending to take admission to Karnataka Medical Colleges, candidates require to fill Karnataka PG medical application form, in online mode. Applicants must register themselves for Karnataka MD admission in each round. On the grounds of NEET-PG scores and rank, the counseling officials will make and publish Karnataka PG medical merit list specifying candidate’s name, state merit rank, scores and additional aspects.

The counseling authority of Karnataka PG Medical Admission is the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).

Admission of MS in ENT is essentially dependent on the national level entrance exam NEET-PG conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Admission Process of MS in ENT:

  • The student should attend a NEET-PG entrance exam.
  • Once the results are out, the admission process will begin.
  • The aspirants will be suggested admissions to MD in Pathology through the NEET-PG Counseling Process.
  • Aspirants will be asked to choose the program and the institute where they would prefer to pursue the program.
  • Depending on the merit list for NEET-PG and the openings obtainable in the respective program and institute, the applicants will be granted admissions accordingly.

The Eligibility Criteria for MD in Pathology:

  • The candidate must have passed an MBBS degree from an institution which is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Candidates must have obtained a valid rank/ score in the entrance exam NEET-PG to take admission to the course MD Pathology.
  • As per the eligibility criteria of NEET- PG applicants must perform their one-year internship.

MS in ENT Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Students 2021:

  • The foreign students must qualify for the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination - FMGE (Screening Test) and get registered in the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • The candidate must have passed their MBBS degree from a recognized university in a particular nation.

Career Scope in MS ENT

The job role of an ENT specialist is to inspect medical and surgical diseases of the ear, nose, and throat and also to carry out surgeries on voice box and face. There are a lot of job possibilities available for ENT specialists. They can work in the government and private sectors. Rise in pollution in the world and intake of contaminated/ polluted food items has led to increased cases of patients suffering from ENT problems. This has expanded the demand for ENT Specialist more than ever before.

After the completion of the program, one can also join research programs like super specializations in the domain of ENT. They are in high demand in India as well as across foreign countries.

ENT specialists Job Profiles:

  • ENT Assistant
  • Professors
  • ENT Surgeon
  • Private Practitioners
  • Researcher and many more

Relevant Employment Sectors:

  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Pathology Clinics
  • Government and Private Hospitals
  • Drug Manufacturing Factories
  • Medical Laboratories
  • Nursing Homes
  • Institutions/ Universities


  • Max Hospital
  • Apollo
  • Jaypee Hospitals
  • Medanta
  • Columbia Asia
  • Fortis Health Care
  • Action Balaji
  • Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Hospital

Different renowned organizations give attractive salary packages to ENT Specialists. Salary depends upon several parameters that include experience, geographic location, and work. As a ENT technician you can start with INR 15,000 to INR 25,000 per month. Salary of an ENT Specialist is mainly dependent on the experience of working, after attaining enough experience, you can effortlessly earn even Lakhs per month.

Besides, they are also allowed different benefits and allowances such as free accommodation, medical coverage, post-retirement pension etc. that all with suitable work schedules

Top-Ranked MS ENT Colleges In Karnataka

College/ University Govt.Quota (INR) Private.Quota (INR) NRI.Quota (INR) Others.Quota (INR)
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 - - -
Jaya Jagadguru Murugharajendra Medical College ,Davangere 7,13,780 11,50,205 30,15,500 30,15,500
M.S.Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore 7,13,780 11,50,205 - -
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences ,Bangalore 7,13,780 11,50,205 - -
Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences ,Bellur, Mandya Dist. 6,98,280 22,00,000 - -
A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore - 11,50,205 - -
Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore 1,13,900 - - -
Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga 7,13,780 11,50,205 - -
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore 7,13,780 11,50,205 - -
Nijalingappa Medical College and Research Centre, Bagalkot 7,13,780 11,50,205 - -
Ameen Medical College ,Bijapur - 11,50,205 - -

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