MS Syllabus and Subjects


3 Years

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Surobhi Chatterjee

Updated on Jan 4, 2023 by Surobhi Chatterjee

Surobhi Chatterjee

Updated on Jan 4, 2023 by Surobhi Chatterjee

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The Master of Surgery syllabus can be divided into six semesters. Students learn about surgical treatment of abdominal organs, e.g., Intestines, Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, Liver, Thyroid Gland, and Hernia. The syllabus aims to provide both theoretical and practical knowledge. The course even has a compulsory internship and in-depth study and practical work during the entire course.

Semester Wise Master of Surgery Syllabus

The Master of Surgery course consists of core and elective subjects and, depending on the university/college, and may differ slightly. It has 2 parts -a compulsory set of courses covering all foundation areas in medicine/surgery and a set of elective courses that aims at building job-specific skills and knowledge. The MS course is a very diverse and flexible course. The semester wise courses are as follows:

MS First Year Syllabus

Semester I

Semester II

General Surgery

General Surgery


Neuro Surgery

Radiology and Radiotherapy

Plastic Surgery

Ortho and Traumatology


Pediatric Surgery






MS Second Year Syllabus

Semester III

Semester IV

General Surgery


Intensive Coaching



MS Third Year Syllabus

Semester V

Semester VI

Research Project Research Project

Master of Surgery Subjects

The Master of Surgery subjects taught in the course are mostly similar for all the colleges, but it varies depending on the institution's course module. But, the overall subjects are quite similar but put in a different order, depending on the teaching method. The course overall makes them have a peculiar way of managing and being responsible enough to administer.

Core Subjects:

  • ENT (Ears, nose, and throat)
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • General Surgery
  • Traumatology & Surgery

Elective Subjects:

  • Urology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • General Surgery
  • Ayurveda

Master of Surgery Course Structure

The Master of Surgery course syllabus is designed in a way that the course mainly includes Topics that start with their basic information and then covers all the important parts of the topic, along with elective subjects, that overall gives the knowledge to work in the job sectors. The course involves subjects which include aspects like:

  • Theoretical Knowledge
  • Practical and Clinical
  • Thesis Skills
  • Training in Research Methodology

Master of Surgery Teaching Methodology and Techniques

Master of Surgery is a course focusing on different aspects of surgical knowledge and care. The course is designed based on requirements and helps get the most exposure to the field, and the Master of Surgery course subjects deal with the same. Learning strategies have varying implications for courses.

  • Assignments
  • Experimental learning(practical)
  • Internships

Master of Surgery Projects

The Master of Surgery project, known as a mini-thesis, is a compulsory project for the students to complete at the end of their semester. Students should regard their projects as an ideal opportunity to integrate what they have learned during the program and apply it to their future working profession. Some of the project topics are:

  • The Intersection Between Communicable And Chronic Diseases Especially With Respect To Tuberculosis And Diabetes
  • Individual-Based Models For Assessing The Impact Of Case-based Interventions On Tuberculosis
  • Establishing The Most Appropriate Statistical Analysis For Patient Safety Data
  • The Impact And Cost-Effectiveness Of Vaccine Programs In Elderly: Understanding The Interaction Between Infant And Elderly Vaccination

Master of Surgery Reference Books

The Master of Surgery course is the one meant for the specialization in medicine and surgery. The topics taught in the course module are very much enough. But, to get a deep or in-depth knowledge, there are certain books published by the -authors, who have opened up about their thought process, and thus helps in being more skilled and knowledgeable about surgery and care, which are a major part of Master of Surgery Subjects.



Surgery Essence

Pritesh Singh

Surgery Sixer for NBE 


Operative Strategy in General Surgery


Textbook of Operative General Surgery, 10th Edition


Operative Techniques in Surgery Hardcover 

Michael W. Mulholland et al


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