Courses taught in Anatomy in medical schools across India at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels entail the study of the structure of organisms and their parts. Budding physicians and surgeons are taught at the Bachelor’s level about various aspects such as embryology, comparative anatomy, evolutionary biology and phylogeny as these are the processes by which anatomy is generated over immediate and long time scales. Coursework is divided into microscopic and macroscopic anatomy and students are introduced to the various optical instruments used for the study of tissues of various structures. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is a 5.5-year programme. Coursework also involves understanding the functions of the organs and the structures of the human body. Students are taught to examine by dissecting carcases and cadavers apart from using new age techniques such as X-ray, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging. One can pursue MD in Anatomy after finishing MBBS.



Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects along with a good score in independent entrance tests for UG programme (MBBS) held by the various state, central and private universities.


Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG programme (MD in Anatomy) held by the various state, central and private universities.



  • Doctors can find work in Universities, Colleges, High Schools and Applied Arts & Science Institutions where they can teach.
  • They can carry out their research work in Biomedical Research Laboratories in Universities, Government
  • Research Institutes and Industrial Biotechnology Companies.

Some of the positions that can be taken up include:

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Research Assistant

Medical Scientist

Senior Medical Coder

Senior Resident

Scientific Writer

Medical Data Reviewer



  • Basal CSF Cisterns
  • Cranial Nerve Systems
  • Extraocular Muscle Cone
  • Intracranial Cavity
  • Lymphatics and Brain
  • Optic Nerve Complex
  • Pituitary and Related Structures
  • Preseptal Structures
  • Temporomandibular Joint
  • Ventricular System


  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 1.5 Lakhs Rama University, Kanpur
    Minimum Fees 1.5 Lakhs Rama University, Kanpur
    Degree Offered in UG
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 180 Lakhs NIMS University, Jaipur
    Minimum Fees 0.028 Lakhs Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur



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JYOTI SINGH 7 days ago

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JYOTI SINGHLast Seen: 6 days 8 hours agoJoined on: 12-Jun-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation

With 270 marks in neet ug 2018 and 78.4% in class 12 can i get addmission in any private college with low fee structure in mbbs

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 Use NEET College Predictor to Check Your MBBS/BDS Chances in All India Quota, Deemed Universities & State Quota seat Based on Your NEET AIR   https://medicine.careers360.com/...Read More

Jagannath Hati 2 months ago

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Jagannath HatiLast Seen: 21 hours 3 min agoJoined on: 01-Apr-2016Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

In syllabus there is no mention of anatomy of earthworm and frog...so should i read this?

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Mayank Kukreti 24 days ago

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Mayank Kukreti Last Seen: 2 hours 31 min agoJoined on: 19-May-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation
HiiCbse has removed the detailed study of earthworm and frog but you should study basics classification of both organism as they are mentioned in animal kingdom topic and we all know that every year t...Read More
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Mohammad Tanzil 2 months ago

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Mohammad TanzilLast Seen: 17 hours 27 min agoJoined on: 12-Oct-2017Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Is in neet syllabus anatomy of earthworm and frog is included should I study that tooo

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Shankar Dey 2 months ago

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Shankar DeyLast Seen: 3 days 22 hours agoJoined on: 21-Feb-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation

Yes it is included.

The syllabus is full NCERT based. Please go through your NCERT books  of class 11th & 12th thoroughly.

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Sachin Bhardwaj 3 months ago

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Sachin BhardwajLast Seen: 2 months 2 weeks agoJoined on: 02-Apr-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation

How can i get admission?? it'll be via neet

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Novonil Deb 3 months ago

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Novonil DebLast Seen: 2 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 31-Oct-2015Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation

For admissions to medical courses and other dosciplines like dental etc will be done only through Neet scores and all india rank. 


Kostav Gupta 3 months ago

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Kostav GuptaLast Seen: 2 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 27-Mar-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

To get seat in anatomy which type of exams have to appear

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Surbhi Dongare 3 months ago

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Surbhi DongareLast Seen: 1 week 16 hours agoJoined on: 16-Jan-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Hi Kostav,

I would like to suggest you to go through the link https://www.careers360.com/anatomy-course. The complete details are provided about Anatomy here.

All the best!!