Master of Surgery [MS] - Course Admissions and Eligibility

Updated on - Mar 22nd, 2018 | 06:44 PM by Vaishnavi Prathap


Course Duration of Master of Surgery [MS] is 3 Years.



Minimum Requirements

Age No age limit
Minimum Percentage 50%
Subjects Required Subjects corresponding to post-graduate.

About Master of Surgery [MS]:

  • M.S. General Surgery or Master of Surgery in General Surgery is a postgraduate surgery course.

  • Surgery is a branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures.

  • General Surgery is a subfield of Surgery which deals with the surgical treatment of abdominal organs, e.g. intestines inclusive esophagus, stomach, colon, liver and furthermore of the thyroid gland and hernia.

  • Though the course has been termed as ‘General Surgery’, it is not as much a General as one would expect as it involves surgical procedure involving including appendicitis, hernias, gallbladder surgeries, stomach and intestinal issues.

  • The duration of Masters in General Surgery Course is 3 years, imparted in 6 Semesters, including the period of examination. 

  • The candidates must qualify for the Examinations within 5 Years of the date of his/her admission.

  • However, a candidate may be permitted to undergo a further period of study and training of minimum 6 months duration in a recognized Post-Graduate Department in the specialty of an Institution approved by Medical Council of India for every subsequent appearance up to a maximum of 2 Appearances.

  • Universities like AIIMS, DelhiCMC,Vellore and others are some of the gratified and acknowledged Universities and Colleges which offers the course of Master of Surgery[M.S]  

  • The candidates joining M.D/M.S./M.D.S. degree courses are called Junior Residents in the Clinical Disciplines and Junior Demonstrators in Basic Clinical Disciplines. Surgical residents are trained in the principles of surgery and actually operate under supervision.

  • Master of Surgery provides a Doctor qualification in surgery. Upon successful completion of the course, doctors become certified Surgeon. The course is not available under Distance Education mode as it is practically based.

  • The Medical Council of India (MCI) is a statutory body with the responsibility of establishing and maintaining high standards of medical education and recognition of medical qualifications in India. It registers doctors to practice in India.

What is Master of Surgery [M.S]?

  • It's a three-year course, where the aspirant will learn a lot about the process of Anaesthesia and its wider application on the Radiotherapy and Radiology.

  • General Surgery, Neurosurgery and Cardio-theriac are some of the topics and subjects which are covered in the syllabus of the Master of Science[M.S] course.

  • Elite and profound hospitals like Fortis, Appolo and AIIMS are some of the major recruiters and employee partners in terms of the getting engaged with the professionals of Master of Surgery[M.S]. Click here to know more about job opportunities related to the same.

  • Being a Master of Surgery [M.S] professional, the practical implementation of the subjects read is one of the challenges of its own while working in such critical situations. 

Why Choose Master of Surgery [M.S]?

  • Cardio-Thoracic being one of the most contemporary and wider practice-oriented subjects in the Master of Surgery[M.S], there are huge vacancies in the field.

  • Working as a full-time Surgeon in some of the elite and reputed Hospitals like AIIMS, Fortis is a one-time opportunity for all the optimist graduates having a tag of Master of Surgery [M.S].  

  • Dr Williams, Dr Myles are some of the famous personalities who always motivate the upcoming generation to take up Master of Surgery.

  • Internship opportunities in some of the most prolific and professional organizations like Artemis Hospital, Manipal Hospital while graduating will add a lot of weight in terms of experience in the Resume.

  • Working as Urological Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon, Resident (General Surgery) Cardiothoracic Surgeon in some of the most reputed R&D organizations in the field of professional medicine are some of the placement opportunities related to the field of Master of Surgery[M.S].  

See Various Master of Surgery [MS] Colleges in India

Fee Structure of Master of Surgery [MS] in India

Fee 0-2L
Fee 2-5L
Fee 5-10L
Fee >10L
(In Lakhs)

Fee Structure by State for Master of Surgery [MS]

All Over India
Public Colleges
₹ 4,986 ( Minimum Fee ) ( Maximum Fee ) ₹ 46.20 Lakh
₹ 72,000 ( Average Fee )
Private Colleges
₹ 2,000 ( Minimum Fee ) ( Maximum Fee ) ₹ 1.80 Cr
₹ 13.10 Lakh ( Average Fee )
Andhra Pradesh
Private Colleges
₹ 8.70 Lakh ₹ 9 Lakh
₹ 9 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 10.50 Lakh ₹ 16.50 Lakh
₹ 16.50 Lakh
Public Colleges
₹ 49,570 ₹ 68,380
₹ 66,380
Public Colleges
₹ 4,986 ₹ 82,500
₹ 48,300
Public Colleges
₹ 6,235 ₹ 1.14 Lakh
₹ 42,000
Public Colleges
₹ 24,000 ₹ 2.55 Lakh
₹ 2.05 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 2,000 ₹ 60 Lakh
₹ 25.30 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 40,000 ₹ 52.50 Lakh
₹ 43.50 Lakh
Public Colleges
₹ 27,030 ₹ 20.12 Lakh
₹ 1.80 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 88,800 ₹ 51 Lakh
₹ 6 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 30 Lakh ₹ 45 Lakh
₹ 45 Lakh
Pondicherry / Puducherry
Private Colleges
₹ 4.35 Lakh ₹ 15 Lakh
₹ 8 Lakh
Public Colleges
₹ 7,110 ₹ 45,000
₹ 45,000
Private Colleges
₹ 4 Lakh ₹ 15 Lakh
₹ 10 Lakh
Public Colleges
₹ 21,675 ₹ 1.12 Lakh
₹ 60,000
Private Colleges
₹ 18,000 ₹ 1.80 Cr
₹ 30 Lakh
Tamil Nadu
Public Colleges
₹ 36,000 ₹ 3.78 Lakh
₹ 60,000
Private Colleges
₹ 60,000 ₹ 1.50 Cr
₹ 3 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 75,000 ₹ 16.80 Lakh
₹ 16.50 Lakh
Uttar Pradesh
Public Colleges
₹ 35,250 ₹ 1.12 Lakh
₹ 64,000
Private Colleges
₹ 9.80 Lakh ₹ 66.50 Lakh
₹ 54 Lakh
West Bengal
Public Colleges
₹ 15,000 ₹ 78,000
₹ 30,000

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