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Courses Offered in MS Ramaiah Medical College

MS Ramaiah Medical College Courses
Course (s) Duration (Years) Intake
MBBS 4.5 years+ 1 year compulsory rotating internship 150
MD Anatomy 3 4
MD Physiology 3 4
MD Biochemistry 3 4
MD Pharmacology 3 4
MD Pathology 3 8
MD Microbiology 3 3
MD Forensic Medicine 3 3
MD Community Medicine 3 3
MD General Medicine 3 20
MD Radio Diagnosis 3 14
MD Paediatrics 3 18
MD Anaesthesia 3 15
MD Radiation Oncology 3 4
MD Respiratory Medicine 3 4
MD Emergency Medicine 3 4
MD Psychiatry 3 3
MD Dermatology 3 3
MS General Surgery 3 8
MS OBG 3 12
MS Orthopaedics 3 12
MS Ophthalmology 3 4
MS Oto-rhino- laryngology 3 4
DM Cardiology 3 4
DM Endocrinology 3 5
DM Neurology 3 4
DM Nephrology 3 5
DM Medical Oncology 3 5
DM Medical Oncology 3 5
MCH Neurosurgery 3 4
MCH Vascular Surgery 3 5
MCH Urology 3 6
MCH Plastic Surgery 3 4
MCH Paediatric Surgery 3 3
MCH Surgical Oncology 3 2
Ph.D Microbiology - -
Ph.D Community Medicine - -
Ph.D Physiology - -
Ph.D Pathology - -

*Duration of PhD is from the date of provisional registration to the date of submitting the thesis.

Undergraduate Course - MBBS

Qualification: The candidate should have passed 12th standard and should have obtained 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (taken together) and should have passed English as one of the subjects. The Candidate should have also cleared Karnataka CET or AIPMT.

Postgraduate Courses:

M.D. Anatomy:

It consists of anatomy, histology, embryology, genetics and radiology. Faculty of anatomy has organized a hands-on workshop on basic pelvic anatomy and internal artery ligation, basics of human genetics in collaboration with other departments. One of the unique offerings from the department is the voluntary body donation programme that was started in the year 1998 and has grown well over a period of 15 years. Typically MS Ramaiah Medical College Admissionfor MD degree which is for 3 years, minimum eligibility is a M.B.B.S degree. Anatomy is the specialized branch of medicine that deals with the structure of the human body.

M.D. Physiology:

Physiology is the science of the mechanical, physical and biochemical functions of human beings their organs, cells and their composition. The principal focus on physiology is that of organs and systems. The departmental lab is equipped with modern equipment and facilities to teach the current concepts in Physiology. It has great career prospects so it's a great choice for doing MD in, after completing a Bachelor degree in the medical field.

M.D. Biochemistry:

It deals with the structure and function of cellular components, such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and other Biomolecules. This is essential to understand the complex biochemical interactions within the human body both in health and in disease. Typically, M.D. (Biochemistry) is a 3-year course, minimum eligibility for which is an M.B.B.S with 1 year of compulsory internship. Biochemistry is essentially the application of chemistry to the study of biological processes at a molecular and cellular level.

M.D. Microbiology:

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms, which are unicellular or cell-cluster microscopic organisms. Microbiology is a broad term comprising of many branches like virology, mycology, parasitology and others. The department provides comprehensive lab support to the teaching hospital. Typically, M.D. (Microbiology) is a 3-year course, minimum eligibility for which is an M.B.B.S with 1 year of compulsory internship. Microbiology is the study of unicellular organisms.

M.D. Pathology:

Pathology is the study through the examination of organs, tissues, cells and bodily fluids. The term encompasses both the medical speciality which uses tissues and body fluids to obtain clinically useful information, as well as the related scientific study of disease processes. The faculty of the department play a major role in the laboratory services of the Teaching Hospital. This is essential for establishing the diagnosis of diseases, and monitoring the treatment of patients.

M.D. Pharmacology:

Pharmacology is the study of how drugs interact with living organisms to produce a change in function. It encompasses drug composition and properties, interactions, toxicology, therapy, and medical applications. It deals with how drugs interact within the biological system that affects their function. Pharmacology is a medical science concerned with the safe and effective use of medicines. Typically, M.D. (Pharmacology) is a 3-year course, minimum eligibility for which is Bachelor of Pharmacology or any equivalent graduation degree in science.

M.D. Forensic Medicine:

Forensic science (often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad spectrum of sciences to extract answers of legal interest. This may be in relation to a crime or to a civil action. The students are provided with an overview of the medico-legal aspects of health sciences, components of toxicology and ethics. Typically, M.D. (Forensic Medicine) is a 3-year course, minimum eligibility for which is an M.B.B.S with 1 year of compulsory internship. Forensic Science focuses on the application of the scientific principles for crime investigation.

M.D. Community Medicine:

The community orientation programme is a unique endeavour at MS. Ramaiah Medical College to ensure value-based education to the medical students and help in moulding a basic doctor of the first contact. The Department’s major areas of research and service include non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, environment and health, school health programme, geriatric care programmes etc. Typically, M.D. (Community Medicine) is a 3-year course, minimum eligibility for which is an M.B.B.S with 1 year of compulsory internship.

M.D. General Medicine:

Internal medicine or General Medicine is the special branch and speciality of medicine concerning the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of diseases. Internal medicine focuses on how to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases that affect adults. It includes certain vital super specialties such as Cardiology, Neurology, Nephrology, etc. Typically, M.D. (General medicine) is a 3-year course, minimum eligibility for which is an M.B.B.S with 1 year of compulsory internship.

M.D. Paediatrics:

Typically, M.D. (Paediatrics) is a 3-year course, minimum eligibility for which is an M.B.B.S with 1 year of compulsory internship. Paediatrics focuses on medical care of adolescents, children and infants. The department provides comprehensive support to the hospital in delivering healthcare services. The department is well equipped with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). The department has also pioneered the research activity in Childhood Diarrhoeas and worked on the epidemiology of rotavirus infections.

M.D. Radio Therapy (Oncology):

It is the branch of medicine that deals with tumours and other abnormal growths with the intention of understanding their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Oncology or Radio Therapy is concerned with the diagnosis of cancer and providing treatment with a multi-pronged approach including modalities such as surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy. Radio Therapy technicians work in cancer hospitals and aid in chemotherapy treatment.

M.D. Emergency Medicine:

The EMD services provide rapid treatment for patients with sudden illness or trauma. Their emergency services are equipped to provide priority medical care for those people who are acutely ill or have life or limb-threatening problems 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and every day of the year. The main components of their EMD services are the physicians, surgeons and nurses who save lives through invasive and minimally invasive surgical procedures and inpatient critical care.

M.D. Dermatology:

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the hair, nails, skin and its diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist treats diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails. Typically an MD degree is for 3 years, minimum eligibility for which is a degree in M.B.B.S. Dermatology is the specialized branch of medicine and surgery that deals with human skin and its diseases.

M.D. Chest Medicine (Pulmonology/Respiratory Medicine):

Pulmonology is known as Chest Medicine and Respiratory Medicine in some countries and areas. It is considered a branch of General Medicine and is related to Intensive Care Medicine. Pulmonology often involves managing patients who need life support and mechanical ventilation. Pulmonologists are specially trained in diseases and conditions of the chest, particularly Pneumonia, Asthma, Tuberculosis, Emphysema and complicated chest infections.

M.D. Neurology:

Neurology is the branch of Medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. It deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and disease involving the central and peripheral nervous system, including their coverings, blood vessels, and all effector tissues, such as muscle. A neurologist is a physician specializing in neurology and trained to investigate, or diagnose and treat neurological disorders. While neurology is a non-surgical specialty, its corresponding surgical specialty is neurosurgery.

M.D. Endocrinology:

Endocrinology is the branch of Biology and Medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as hormones. It is also concerned with the integration of developmental events proliferation, growth, and differentiation, and the psychological or behavioural activities of metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sleep digestion, respiration, excretion, mood, stress, lactation, movement, reproduction and sensory perception caused by hormones. Specializations include behavioural endocrinology and comparative endocrinology

M.D. Gastroenterology:

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders. Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which include the organs from mouth to anus, along the alimentary canal, are the focus of this specialty. Physicians practising in this field are called gastroenterologists. It is the study of the normal function and diseases of the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.

MD Cardiology:

Cardiology is the branch of medicine dealing with the disorders of the heart, be it human or animal. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians who specialize in this field of medicine are called cardiologists

MD Nephrology:

Nephrology is a speciality of Medicine and Paediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions that affect the kidneys (such as diabetes and autoimmune disease) and systemic problems that occur as a result of kidney problems (such as renal osteodystrophy and hypertension) are also studied in nephrology. A physician who has undertaken additional training to become an expert in nephrology may call themselves a nephrologists or renal physician.

M.S. Urology:

Urology, also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on the surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs. The organs under the domain of urology include the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra and the male reproductive organs (testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis). The urinary and reproductive tracts are closely linked, and disorders of one often affect the other. Thus, a major spectrum of the conditions managed in urology exists under the domain of genitourinary disorders.

M.S. Neurosurgery:

Neurosurgery (or neurological surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. A neurosurgeon is a medical doctor who has received extensive training in the surgical and medical management of neurological diseases. The field of neurosurgery is one of the most sophisticated surgical specialties and encompasses advanced surgical and imaging technology and new research in molecular neurosurgery and gene therapy.

M.S. Vascular Surgery:

Vascular surgery is a specialty of surgery in which diseases of the vascular system, or arteries and veins, are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction. The specialty evolved from general and cardiac surgery as well as minimally invasive techniques pioneered by interventional radiology. The vascular surgeon is trained in the diagnosis and management of diseases affecting all parts of the vascular system except that of the heart and brain. Cardio-thoracic surgeons manage surgical disease of the heart and its vessels

M.S. Plastic Surgery:

Plastic surgery is a medical specialty concerned with the "correction" or restoration of form and function of the skin. Though cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is the best-known kind of plastic surgery, plastic surgery is not necessarily cosmetic; and includes many types of reconstructive surgery, craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, and the treatment of burns.

M.D. Anaesthesiology:

This refers to the specialty pertaining to partial or complete loss of sensation with or without loss of consciousness by administration of a drug, usually by injection or inhalation so as to mitigate pain especially during surgical procedures. Anaesthesiologists are an indispensable part in Perinatology units for relieving labour pain. With vast clinical exposure and relevant clinical research in anaesthesia and critical care made easy and simple.

M.D. Radio Diagnosis:

The department has all the essential equipment and is manned by well-qualified and experienced technologists and radiologists. Besides routine imaging and contrast investigations, special investigations like musculoskeletal ultrasonography, CT angiography and imaging-guided procedures are performed. Vascular, gastrointestinal and hepato-biliary interventions are performed by both highly skilled in-house and visiting consultants. The goal is to give the best of clinical information at all times with conscientious and scrupulous attention to patient safety and statutory requirements.

M.S. General Surgery:

Surgery is a medical speciality that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques to investigate and/or treat a pathological condition such as disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance. The department handles all major emergencies and planned electives surgical procedures including Pancreatic, Liver, and Biliary Surgeries. Typically, M.S. (General Surgery) is a 3-year course, minimum eligibility for which is an M.B.B.S. with a minimum of 1-year internship. Surgery is a medical process that utilizes instrumental techniques on a person for investigating as well as treating a pathological condition, for instance, disease or injury

M.S. Obstetrics and Gynaecology (OBG):

Gynaecology and Obstetrics is the specialized branch of medicine that deals with the female reproductive organs in the pregnant and non-pregnant states, respectively. Typically an M.S. degree is for 3 years, minimum eligibility for which is a degree in M.B.B.S.

Physiotherapy Courses

Under-Graduate Course Curriculum:

Physiotherapy (BPT): Annual BPT intake of students is 40 and the programme is recognized by the Indian Association of Physiotherapy (IAP) since 1998. The college is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences which is the Health University for the state of Karnataka.

Post-Graduate Programme:

Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT): This programme is a 2-year degree programme under RGUHS. The programme offers electives in Cardiorespiratory, Musculoskeletal, Adult Neurology, Paediatrics and Community Physiotherapy.

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MS Ramaiah Medical College offers undergraduate courses such as MBBS, and postgraduate courses such as MD, MS, MCh, DM and Phd.
The MBBS course at MS Ramaiah Medical College is of 4.5 years, followed by a one-year internship.

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