MD and DMRD

Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Diploma in Medical Radiodiagnosis (DMRD) are among the radiology training courses in India that can be opted through one of the various entrance examinations after graduation:

  • central examination: NEET PG (conducted by NBE)
  • state examinations: state PG
  • examinations by autonomous bodies: e.g. AIIMS, PGI, JIPMER
  • private college examinations

After clearing one of the examinations and opting for the desired seat, the candidate may pursue the desired course (based on availability of the type of course).

After completion of the training period, the candidates give exam at their training college in a single part. There is a theory examination, followed by practical. The result of both (theory and practical) is declared simultaneously.

Exit exam format

MD

Theory (total marks = 400)

  • consists of four papers, 100 marks each.

Practical examination and viva voce (total marks = 400)

  • one long case 
  • two short cases 
  • imaging spots (50 spots) 
  • radiation physics viva
  • practical radiography / ultrasound demonstration 

Dissertation

​It is compulsory to finish your thesis in the given 3 years.

DMRD

Theory (total marks = 400)

  • consists of four papers, 100 marks each.

Practical examination and viva voce (total marks = 400)

  • one long case 
  • two short cases 
  • imaging spots (50 spots) 
  • radiation physics viva
  • practical radiography/USG demonstration 

Dissertation

No thesis is required during this course.

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