By- Akanksha Yadav
About the course:
The Doctor of Medicine (MD) course is a postgraduate medical degree for MBBS students who want to study and specialize in a specific field of medicine. The eligibility criteria for MD are an MBBS degree. After completing an MBBS degree, students can go for an MD program. MD in general medicine is a 3-year long postgraduate medical program focused on areas like prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases. MD General medicine course is certified by the Medical Council of India. This course is perfect for students who want to remit their services in the preoperative setting, pain management and critical care units.
Currently, in India, there are various private/government colleges/institutes where MD general medicine course is available. The fees in private colleges are usually higher than the government ones. The tuition fees for MD general medicine can go from INR 10,000 to INR 15, 00,000 per annum. After course completion, graduates can earn a salary of INR 2.5 lakhs to 20 Lakhs per annum.
The duration of MD General Medicine:
An MD General Medicine course is a 3-year long postgraduate course in medicine. During this course, students are taught diagnostic investigation procedures, counselling of patients, monitoring patients and handling medical equipment. They are also taught how to manage medical emergencies and how to teach undergraduate medical students.