MD Paediatrics

The goal of postgraduate medical education shall be to produce competent specialists and/or medical teachers who shall recognize the health needs of the community, and carry out professional obligations ethically and in keeping with the objectives of the national health policy.

 

Katihar Medical College, which runs under the Faculty of Medicine at Al-Karim University, Katihar, provides postgraduate medical (MD/MS) courses in the following 18 disciplines:

  • MD Anaesthesiology

  • MD Biochemistry

  • MD Community Medicine

  • MD Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy

  • MD General Medicine

  • MD Microbiology

  • MD Paediatrics

  • MD Pathology

  • MD Pharmacology

  • MD Physiology

  • MD Psychiatry

  • MD Radio-diagnosis

  • MS Anatomy

  • MS General Surgery

  • MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  • MS Ophthalmology

  • MS Orthopaedics

  • MS Otorhinolaryngology

 

The goal of postgraduate medical education shall be to produce competent specialists and/or medical teachers:

  • who shall recognize the health needs of the community, and carry out professional obligations ethically and in keeping with the objectives of the national health policy

  • who shall have mastered most of the competencies, pertaining to the specialty, that are required to be practiced at the secondary and the tertiary levels of the health care delivery system;

  • who shall be aware of the contemporary advance and developments in the discipline concerned;

  • who shall have acquired a spirit of scientific inquiry and is oriented to the principles of research methodology and epidemiology; and

  • who shall have acquired the basic skills in the teaching of medical and paramedical professionals.

 

 

The period of training for obtaining these degrees shall be three completed years including the period of examination. Provided that in the case of students having a recognised two year postgraduate diploma course in the same subject, the period of training, including the period of examination, shall be two year.

The postgraduate students shall be required to participate in the teaching and training programme of undergraduate students and interns.

The major components of the postgraduate curriculum shall be:

  • Theoretical knowledge

  • Practical and clinical skills

  • Writing thesis/research articles

  • Attitudes including communication skills.

  • Training in research methodology, medical ethics and medicolegal aspects

All the candidates joining the postgraduate training programme shall work as ‘full-time residents’ during the period of training and shall attend not less than 80% (Eighty percent) of the imparted training during academic term of 6 months including assignments, assessed full time responsibilities and participation in all facets of the educational process.

 

Implementation of the training programmes for the award of various postgraduate degrees shall include the following:-

Basic medical sciences

The teaching and training of the students shall be through lectures, seminars, journal clubs, group discussions, participation in laboratory and experimental work, and involvement in research studies in the concerned speciality and exposure to the applied aspects of the subject relevant to clinical specialities.

 

Clinical disciplines

The teaching and training of the students shall include graded responsibility in the management and treatment of patients entrusted to their care; participation in seminars, journal clubs, group discussions, clinical meetings, grand rounds, and clinico-pathological conferences; practical training in diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment; training in the Basic Medical Sciences, as well as in allied clinical specialities.

A postgraduate student of a postgraduate degree course in broad specialities/super specialities would be required to present one poster presentation, to read one paper at a national/state conference and to present one research paper which should be published/accepted for publication/sent for publication during the period of his postgraduate studies so as to make him eligible to appear at the postgraduate degree examination.

 

Number of examinations

The university shall conduct not more than two examinations in a year, for any subject, with an interval of not less than 4 and not more than 6 months between the two examinations.

M.D./M.S. examinations, in any subject shall consist of Thesis, Theory Papers, and clinical/Practical and Oral examinations.

 

Thesis

Every candidate shall carry out work on an assigned research project under the guidance of a recognised postgraduate teacher, the result of which shall be written up and submitted in the form of a thesis.

Work for writing the thesis is aimed at contributing to the development of a spirit of enquiry, besides exposing the candidate to the techniques of research, critical analysis, acquaintance with the latest advances in medical science and the manner of identifying and consulting available literature. Thesis shall be submitted at least six months before the Theory and Clinical / Practical examination.

 

Theory

There shall be four theory papers.

Out of these one shall be of basic medical sciences and one shall be of recent advances.

The theory examinations shall be held sufficiently earlier than the clinical and practical examination, so that the answer books can be assessed and evaluated before the start of the clinical/practical and oral examination.

 

Clinical / Practical and Oral

Clinical examination for the subjects in Clinical Sciences shall be conducted to test the knowledge and competence of the candidates for undertaking independent work as a specialist/Teacher, for which candidates shall examine a minimum one long case and two short cases.

Practical examination for the subjects in Basic Medical Sciences shall be conducted to test the knowledge and competence of the candidates for making valid and relevant observations based on the experimental/Laboratory studies and his ability to perform such studies as are relevant to his subject. The Oral examination shall be thorough and shall aim at assessing the candidate knowledge and competence about the subject, investigative procedures, therapeutic technique and other aspects of the speciality, which form a part of the examination.

A candidate shall secure not less than 50% marks in each head of passing which shall include (1) Theory, (2) Practical including clinical and viva voce examination.

The medical college follows the rules as set out by the Medical Council of India and where applicable the rules of set out by other bodies, and the students must note that these are rules are subject to change. For more information, please refer to the Medical Council of India Postgraduate Medical Educations Regulations, 2000.

 

 

For the academic year 2019-20

Every student, selected for admission to a postgraduate medical course in any of the medical institutions on acquiring MBBS Degree or an equivalent qualification thereto shall have obtained permanent registration with the Medical Council of India, or any of the State Medical Council(s) or shall obtain the same within a period of one month from the date of his/her admission, failing which his/her admission shall stand cancelled.

Provided that in the case of a foreign national, the medical council of India may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the postgraduate course limited to the medical college/institution to which he/she is admitted for the time being exclusively for pursuing postgraduate studies.

Provided further that temporary registration to such foreign national shall be subject to the condition that such person is duly registered with appropriate registering authority in his own country wherefrom he has obtained his basic medical qualification, and is duly recognized by the corresponding medical council or concerned authority.

 

 

We accept a total of 54 students per year in our postgraduate medical (MD/MS) courses. The allocation of seats are as follows:

Degree

Seats

Status

MD Anaesthesiology

4

All seats recognised

MD Biochemistry

1

All seats recognised

MD Community Medicine

3

All seats recognised

MD Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy

2

All seats recognised

MD General Medicine

5

All seats recognised

MD Microbiology

2

All seats recognised

MD Paediatrics

6

3 seats recognised and 3 seats permitted

MD Pathology

4

2 seats recognised and 2 seats permitted

MD Pharmacology

3

All seats recognised

MD Physiology

2

All seats recognised

MD Psychiatry

1

All seats recognised

MD Radio-diagnosis

3

All seats recognised

MS Anatomy

2

All seats recognised

MS General Surgery

4

All seats recognised

MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology

5

All seats recognised

MS Ophthalmology

2

All seats recognised

MS Orthopaedics

4

All seats recognised

MS Otorhinolaryngology

1

All seats recognised

 

Course

Annual fee (in Rupees)

MD Anaesthesiology

11.30 lacs

MD Biochemistry

2.00 lacs

MD Community Medicine

2.00 lacs

MD Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy

26.50 lacs

MD General Medicine

18.90 lacs

MD Microbiology

2.00 lacs

MD Paediatrics

30.30 lacs

MD Pathology

5.00 lacs

MD Pharmacology

2.00 lacs

MD Physiology

2.00 lacs

MD Psychiatry

11.30 lacs

MD Radio-diagnosis

34.00 lacs

MS Anatomy

2.00 lacs

MS General Surgery

18.90 lacs

MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology

34.00 lacs

MS Ophthalmology

11.30 lacs

MS Orthopaedics

22.70 lacs

MS Otorhinolaryngology

7.60 lacs

 

  • The above fee structure is subject to condition that the order of the fee fixation committee is under the adjudication before the competent authority and if the quantum fee is changed and enhanced by the competent authority, in that event the candidate shall make payment of the differential amount of the fee for the session 2020-21 and further during three years of the postgraduate course.

  • Further, candidates seeking admission to postgraduate degree courses with recognised diploma qualification in the same subject shall be required to pay tuition fee equivalent to the fee of three years’ postgraduate degree course,  The fee for the additional one year, during which period the same seat will remain vacant, is to be paid in two equal instalments during commencement of the two academic year of the course.

At the time of admission while paying the college fee for the 1st year through bank draft, the candidate shall also have to furnish bank guarantee / bond for payment of college fee for the remaining period of the course.

 

Hostel

The rent for the hostel accommodation is Rs. 3,00,000.00 (Rupees three lacs) per annum and as a resident, living in the university provided hostel is compulsory.

 

Student amenities fee

Rs.50,000.00 (Rupees fifty thousand) per annum (for transport, sports, gymnasium, Wi-fi etc. as per the policy of the college).

 

Refundable security deposit

Rs.1,00,000.00 (Rupees one lac)

 

Fine for late payment of a fee

Late fine at the rate of Rs. 1000.00 (Rupees one thousand) per day is applicable in case of late payment, i.e., after the stipulated date, of the prescribed fee.

 

 

Counselling

  • Candidates in order of merit shall be called for Counselling and for verification of original documents and identity by personal appearance. The counselling will be performed and the placement will be done on merit-cum-choice basis. No change in the choice will be allowed later on. The candidate coming late during counselling may be considered but placement will be done only on the existing vacancy at the time.

  • Dates and venue of counseling by personal appearance and/or online will be notified by the Government of Bihar through its appropriate authority i.e. Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board, Patna.

  • The candidate should bring their NEET Admit Card, Call letter and other related documents including rotatory internship completion certificate, Printout of NEET Result, Photocopy of NEET Admit Card, Photocopy of ID Proof (Aadhar Card), Photocopy of PAN Card (Self), Photocopy of PAN Card Father & Mother/Guardian , 10th Pass Certificate, 12th Pass Certificate, MBBS Passing certificate, Permanent Registration, Mark sheet of 1st, 2nd, 3rd Prof. MBBS course, Admit Card of 3rd Prof. MBBS Part-II course, College Leaving Certificate, Attempt Certificate, Character Certificate, No Objection Certificate from Employer (if any), all in original, in support of their eligibility.

  • A candidate will be asked to exercise his/her option for the Course from among those available at his/her merit serial after his/her original certificates/documents and identity are duly verified. Thereafter necessary order will be issued the same day for allotment of the Course on merit-cum-choice basis as opted by him/her provided he/she has been found eligible in all respects.

  • A candidate shall have to join the course within the date mentioned in his allotment letter with all necessary documents and requisite fee etc., failing which his/her candidature may be cancelled.

  • Candidates belonging to General category have to secure at least 50 percentile marks, candidates belonging to SC, ST, EBC & OBC category have to secure at least 40 percentile marks and for persons with disability have to secure at least 45 percentile marks in the NEET-PG 2020, in order to fulfill the minimum performance criterion, as fixed by the Medical Council of India, to be eligible for admission in any Post Graduation course. No weightage will be given for rural or any other services. Only the marks obtained in the test will be taken into consideration. Any subsequent order by Medical Council of India/Govt. of India/Judicial Order regarding minimum qualifying criteria will be applicable.

  • No candidate will be permitted to pursue more than one course at the same time.

  • No candidate will be enrolled for two courses simultaneously i.e. as a regular student for one course and as an ex-student for the other course.

  • If a candidate has been admitted in a P.G. Degree course in any specialty on the basis of an earlier P.G. Medical Entrance Test, then he/she will not be eligible for admission in a P.G. Degree course of another specialty on the basis of current NEET-PG 2020 unless:

    • He/she resigns and vacates the seat of P.G. Degree/Diploma course against which he/she has been admitted earlier, within seven days of receiving of the admission order on the basis of current NEET-PG 2020;

    • He/ she returns all the pecuniary benefits taken thereof for the earlier course; and

    • He/she is liable to pay compensation for leaving the earlier course if the final decision regarding the same is made by the appropriate authority before the commencement of the counselling based on the current NEET-PG 2020.

 

 

 

Graduates can pursue career in wide areas of medicine according to their area of interest.