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Career Guide: Considering Career in Gynaecology

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Gynaecology is one of the most demanding careers in the field of medicine. Women generally opt for this specialization as it deals with the female reproductive system. The demand for women gynaecologists is increasing day-by-day because women are more comfortable with a lady gynaecologist as compared to male gynaecologists. If your interests lie in this profession, then this is the right career option for you.

Eligibility Criteria and Higher Studies

Aspiring candidates are required to clear 10+2 examination in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subjects. Later, the candidates must pursue a 4 1/2 year MBBS programme followed by a one-year internship. After graduating, you can go on to pursue post-graduate courses such as MD (Doctor of Medicine)/  MS (Master of Surgery)/ DNB (Diplomate of Medicine) or a Diploma course in Gynecology (DGO).

Curriculum and Core Subject

Some of the core subjects studied in MBBS programme are:

  • Human Anatomy
  • General Medicine
  • Orthopaedics
  • Human Physiology Including Biophysics
  • Introduction to Humanities and Community Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Radiotherapy
  • Ophthalmology

Careers Related to the Field

Some of the careers related to the field are:

  • Gynaecologist Physician 
  • Ultrasound Technician 


The average salary of a gynaecologist can range from Rs. 5 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh per annum in India. 

Top Universities

Some of the top universities and colleges in India are:

  • Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIOPGMEAR), Puducherry
  • Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi 
  • Grant Medical College and Sir Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy Group of Hospitals (GMCJJH), Mumbai 
  • Seth GS Medical College (SGMC), Mumbai 
  • Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Udupi
  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (LTMMC), Mumbai
  • Medical College, Kolkata
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIOMS), Wardha
  • Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCAH), Ludhiana

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