All About MCh Courses - Medicos seeking admission to the post doctoral medical program must know all about Magister Chirurgiae (MCh) courses. First thing to be noted is that admission to MCh courses is through National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Super Speciality Courses), also known as NEET-SS. The aforementioned exam is conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE) and the course is pursued for a duration of three years. As per the data from the Medical Council of India (MCI), a total of 1499 seats are offered for the course, across the nation. The popular specialisations offered under the course are Neuro Surgery, Cardio-Thoracic Vascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, etc. Candidates can go through this article by Careers360 to know all about MCh course and the key aspects related to the program.LATEST: NEET 2020 admit card to be release on March 27!
All about MCh Courses - Eligibility Criteria
It is essential for candidates to fulfil certain eligibility conditions if they are seeking admission to MCh courses through NEET-SS. The same has been mentioned in the points below:
Those candidates who come under the category of Foreign Nationals are not required to have MCI registration. For these candidates MCI will grant temporary registration which will be for the duration of Post Doctoral course. This temporary registration will be granted after payment of prescribed registration fee. Foreign nationals must also note that the temporary registration that they receive will only be valid and limited to the medical college/institute in which they get admission. The candidates are also required to be registered with the appropriate authority in his or her own country where the MS degree is obtained.
All about Magister Chirurgiae (MCh) - Admission Process
Medicos are familiar to the fact that admission to almost all the MCh courses in the country will be granted through NEET-SS scores. This does not include admission to AIIMS and JIPMER institutes as they conduct their own exams. The entrance examination of NEET-SS is conducted in a single shift by NBE in computer based mode.
Candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of merit rank of candidates in NEET-SS, course opted by them and also the availability of seats. Medicos are also required to furnish certain documents at the test centre on the day of NEET-SS examination. They are as follows:
Photocopy of Permanent or Provisional SMC/MCI Registration.
Admit card with photo pasted in appropriate place
A valid and original photo ID - PAN Card, Voter ID, Driving License, Passport, or Aadhaar Card
NEET-SS Application Form
NBE will release the application form of NEET-SS in the first week of May 2020 and last date to register will be in the fourth week of May 2020. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria of the exam can fill NEET-SS application form. Candidates must keep in mind that admission to the super-specialty course candidates opt for will depend on their prior qualification. This is also known as feeder broad speciality qualifications. Every individual candidate is allowed to choose for a maximum of two super speciality courses for which they are eligible as per their broad speciality qualification.
Availability of NEET-SS Information bulletin
First week of May 2020
Start of online application form
Fourth week of May 2020
First week of July 2020
Fourth week of June 2020
MCh vs. MS
Master of Surgery (MS) is the course that a candidate is required to qualify in order to pursue the post doctoral program of MCh. Once a medical aspirant completes his/her MBBS degree successfully they can pursue their higher studies by choosing between MS and Doctor of Medicine (MD). Admissions to the same depend on the rank secured by them in NEET PG and their preference. It must also be noted by candidates that MCh course can only be pursued by candidates who complete their MS degree.
All about MCh - Career Opportunities
Medicos are aware of the fact that a super specialty degree, like that of MCh, requires a lot of hard work than they put in during their MBBS and MS. Also, the perks that it brings along are name, fame, career opportunities and a lot of money. Some of the career opportunities available for an MCh degree holder are mentioned below:
Medical clinic - This is an option available to MBBS, MS as well as MCh degree holders. What makes the difference is recognition and preference by patients on the basis of qualification. Medicos who are higher in qualification are placed higher in preference by the patients
Government job - This again can be opted by all the three degree holders, but here also their degree and qualification decides their salary and security for them
Private job - Candidates must know that super specialty hospitals pay a very handsome amount as salary to the doctors working there. Hospital chains like Medanta, Fortis and Apollo have their own super specialty cells running in the premises. Such hospitals have a huge demand for MCh degree holders. They are equipped with the best and are looked up to by the patients.
All about M.Ch - Courses
M.Ch. (Cardio-Thoracic Vascular Surgery)
M.Ch. (Neuro Surgery)
M.Ch. (Surgical Gastroenterology)
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