DM Neonatology

DM Neonatology

Doctorate
·
3 years
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Kathmandu University also offers DM in Neonatology program. 

Eligibility

  1. MD Pediatrics or equivalent  OR MD Neonatology
  2. Specialty Registration in Nepal Medical Council (or Medical Council of the respective country)

Admission Criteria

Examination Format

  1. Question type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
  2. Option: Four options (A, B, C, D)
  3. Number of questions: 200 (no negative marking)
  4. Full marks: 200
  5. Pass Marks: 100
  6. Duration: 3 hours 

C. Weightage

S.  

No.

Area 

Content/Domain 

No. of  

Questions

Applied Basic  Medical  

Science

Anatomy,  

Physiology,  

Pharmacology and toxicology,  

Pathology,  

Biochemistry,  

Microbiology

20

General  

Paediatrics

Community paediatrics, 

Nutrition, 

Growth and development, 

National programs, 

Infectious diseases, 

Immunization, 

Emergency paediatrics, 

Paediatric critical care,

60

Subspecialty  subjects

1. Systemic disorders: 

Respiratory, Cardiovascular, GI & liver, renal, CNS, endocrine, 

genetics, eye, ENT, haematology, oncology, skin, orthopedics, 

Pediatric psychiatric and behavioral disorder

90

 

   

2. Neonatology: 

• Fetal growth and development and related disorder, 

• Neonatal critical care, 

• Neonatal interventions, procedures and equipment, 

• Neonatal surgery, 

• Neonatal respiratory, cardiovascular, GI and liver, neurology, nephrology, genetics and inborn errors, 

metabolic, immunological, infectious & haematology disorders, 

• Birth defects, 

• Feeding & nutrition,

 

Miscellaneous 

1. Research and Biostatistics, 

2. Medical Ethics and Good medical  practice, 

3. Medical Education,  

4. Communication skills,  

5. Medicolegal issues.

30

 

Total 

200