MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Masters
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3 years
  • Fee: NPR 2299000

This is a three-year residency programme started in 1994. The goal of this program is to produce specialists in the field of obstetrics, gynaecology and family planning for reduction of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality.

It also aims in academisation of the institutes to provide higher (standard) level of care to women and their newborns.

Objectives:

  1. Accquire qualities of sound judgement in managing obstetrical and gynaecological condition to undertake fully independent clinical practice.
  2. Apply the knowledge, including various aspect of epidemiology, to organize services pertaining to the reproductive health of a woman (preventive, promotive and curative).
  3. Participate in teaching/learning activities and research in the field of obstetric, gynaecology and family planning.
  4. Acquire knowledge regarding administration and finance relevant to the practice of obstetric, gynaecology and family planning.

Salient Features

Examinations:

Phase I examination will be of applied basic sciences.

In phase examination, there will be both MCQs and short answer questions will 50% marks allocated to each of them.If the candidates fail either in theory or practical in phase I examination, they will reappear in both theory and practical examination.

Phase II examination will consist of thesis approval which must be completed 6 months before the final examination.

Phase III will be the final examination consisting of theory papers (MCQs and short answer questions) and clinical/practical examinaton.

Phase I Examination(a) Theory :200 marksThe distribution of marks for each subject will be as follows:Paper I Anatomy 30Physiology 30Biophysics 10Biostatistics 10Paper II Pathology 40Pharmacology 30Biochemistry 10

Internal assessment : Log Book-based (20% of the theory mark)

PracticalMethod of examination : OSCEThere will be 10 stations each carrying 10 marks.

Phase II : ThesisPhase III : Final ExaminationTotal marks distribution:Full Mark Pass MarkTheory 200 100Clinical/Practical 200 100

Internal assessment will be 20% of the theory mark.

The marks obtained in two papers will be added up and the pass mark will be 50% of the full mark. Similarly, marks obtained in all components of clinical/practical examination will be added together and the pass mark will be 50 % of the full mark.

However, failure in theory papers will not be compensated by the marks obtained in clinical/practical examination and vice versa. In case the candidate fails, either in theory or clinical she/he will sit for he final examination after 6 months and appear in both theory final clinical/practical examinations.

Eligibility

  • MBBS or equivalent from institutions recognized by the government of Nepal.
  • Registered in Nepal Medical Council.
  • Registered in the respective medical council of the applicant's own country for foreign candidates.
  • One year experience (Except for MDGP and MD/MS in Basic Medical Sciences excluded).
  • Candidates should score a minimum of 50% (Pass marks) in the Entrance Examination conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be on the merit list.

Exam format

  • Single best response type with Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Four options (A,B,C,D).
  • No. of questions: 200
  • Recall: Understanding: Application: 30:50:20
  • Duration: 3 hours including one-time voluntary toilet break (To be allowed only after an hour).

Weightage

S.No. Subjects Marks
Clinical
1 Medicine 18
2 Surgery 18
3 Obstetrics and Gynecology 12
4 Pediatrics 12
5 Orthopedics 10
6 Otorhinolaryngology 10
7 Opthalmology 7
8 Anaesthesiology 7
9 Psychiatry 7
10 Radiology 7
11 Dermatology 7
Sub-Total   115
Basic Medical Sciences
12 Anatomy 12
13 Physiology 12
14 Pathology 10
15 Pharmacology 10
16 Biochemistry 8
17 Microbiology 8
Sub-Total   60
18 Community Medicine + Research Methodology (6+4) 10
19 Forensic Medicine 5
20 Questions related to mandatory CPD (Medical ethics, rational use of drugs, infection prevention, BLS/ACLS, communication skills) 10
Total   200