Master of Surgery Master Chirurgiae or Master of Chirurgiae is an Advanced Post Graduate Academic Degree awarded for a course or program in the field of Surgery. It is also known as M.Ch. which is an abbreviated form of the Master Chirurgiae degree. 'Magister Chirurgiae' is a Latin term which stands for 'Master of Surgery' in english. The duration of the M.Ch. degree is 3 years including the examination period. The examination for M.Ch. is held at the end of 3 academic years which include 6 academic terms. Master Chirurgiae is equivalent of Doctor of Medicine (D.M.) when compared to M.S. (Master of Surgery) and M.D. (Doctor of Medicine), in terms of an advanced course. The course curriculum of Master Chirurgiae is mostly based on practical and clinical skills which will come in use in real life surgical procedures. M.Ch. Candidates also participate in surgical operations. Master Chirurgiae provides a Doctor advanced qualification in surgery. All candidates joining the M.Ch. training programme work as full time residents during the period of training, attending not less than 80% of the training during each calendar year, and given full time responsibility, assignments and participation in all facets of the educational process.
M.S. degrees, or equivalent recognised qualification in the required subject; Provided that where an institution on the date of commencement for these Regulation, is imparting five year training in Neurology and Neuro-Surgery, such institution shall continue to have five year training course.
Cardio vascular & Thoracic Surgeon, Urology Surgeon, Neuro-Surgeon, Paediatrics Surgeon, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Oncologist, Endocrine Surgeon, Gynaecological Oncologist, Vascular Surgeon.