Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch) Super Speciality Course in Surgery/ Surgical Oncology - Course Overview

Duration: 3.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 3,00,000 / Year

195 courses | 68 colleges

About Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch) Super Speciality Course in Surgery/ Surgical Oncology

Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch) is a super speciality course in surgery/ surgical oncology which is a three-year full-time postgraduate speciality branch that offers knowledge about different type of tumours, surgical management and treatment of tumours.

The main focus areas of the M.Ch program is the diagnosis, biopsy and treatment of all type of cancers and tumours. The program guides and trains students to diagnose the different type of cancers, latest development in the field of radiation, clinical practice, chemotherapy and radiations so that they can give recommendations.

The ultimate aim of the M.Ch program is to train doctors in such a manner that they are highly efficient and capable of offering the best treatment and recommendations to the patients so as to be treated for cancer successfully. 

The course combines both theoretical and practical components of the study along with intensive case studies and a research-based dissertation.

Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch) - Super Speciality Course in Surgery/ Surgical Oncology Eligiblity Criteria

Minimum Qualification: Candidates must have a DNB/ MD/ MS degree or equivalent from a recognized university as under the Medical Council of India (MCI).

M.Ch Admission Process:

  • Admission to the M.CH program is strictly on the basis of candidates performance in the relevant entrance exams.

Some of the popular M.Ch program entrance tests are:

  • PGIMER
  • AIIMS PG
  • JIPMER
  • BHU

Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch) - Super Speciality Course in Surgery/ Surgical Oncology Syllabus

First Year:

Cancer Biology 1

Biochemistry of Cancer

Principles of Cancer Management

Environmental Health

Essentials of Molecular Biology

Cancer Chemotherapy

Epidemiology

Diet Chemoprevention

Cancer Biology 2

 

Second Year:

Seminar 1

Cancer Screening

Cancer Etiology

Seminar 2

Tumor Viruses

Hepatitis Viruses

Tumor Immunology

Principles of Dose and Combination

Trauma and Inflammations

 

Third Year:

Clinical Trials

Toxicology by Organ System

Systemic Oncology

Dissertation 1

Specialized Techniques

Molecular Pathology

Dissertation 2

Cytology

Chemotherapeutic Agents

Career Options and Job Prospects

Doctors with a specialization in Surgical Oncology are in great demand due to a sudden increase in cancer and tumour cases all over the world. One can look for employment opportunities in private and government hospitals, medical colleges, research labs, health centres, NGOs, medical labs etc.

The entry-level salary of a doctor in a government sector is Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh whereas in private sector it is between Rs. 6 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh.

Some of the popular professional job roles for such M.Ch postgraduates are given below:

  • Senior Medical Advisor
  • Surgical Oncologists
  • Professor
  • Research Associate