WHAT IS ENDOCRINOLOGY ?

Courses taught in Endocrinology entail study of the endocrine system, its diseases and specific secretions are known as hormones, integration of developmental events proliferation, growth and differentiation and the psychological activities of metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sleep, digestion, respiration, excretion, mood, stress, lactation, reproduction and sensory perception caused by hormones. Coursework also involves specialisations such as behavioural endocrinology and comparative endocrinology. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is a 5.5-year programme.Furthermore, doctors in training also get to become familiar with all the glands in the endocrine system secretes hormones directly into the blood instead of doing so into a duct system. They get to learn about the different functions of different hormones and also the various modes of action. You can pursue Doctor of Medicine in Endocrinology after finishing MBBS.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects. Independent entrance tests for UG programme (MBBS) are conducted by various state, central and private universities.

PG: 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 conducted by various state, central and private universities.

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SCOPE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY

  • Hospitals need Doctors capable of treating diabetes, the most common endocrine disorder. With hundreds of thousands of diabetics in India, it is common sense that endocrinologists will always be in demand to administer the right treatment.
  • Medical centres across India also need medical specialists, endocrinologists to be specific good at diagnosing thyroid disorders, pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders, male reproductive disorders, metabolic bone disorders, disorders of growth and puberty etc.

Some of the profiles offered to endocrinologists include:

Consultant - Endocrinology

ENT Specialist

Assistant Professor (those with a PhD. degree in Endocrinology are given higher preference)

Associate Professor (those with a PhD degree in Endocrinology are given higher preference)

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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • General Principles of Endocrinology
  • General Principles of Endocrinology – Peptide Hormones
  • Hypothalamic – Pituitary System 1
  • Hypothalamic – Pituitary System 2
  • Hypothalamic – Pituitary System 3
  • Techniques for Studying Endocrinology
  • Thyroid Hormones 1
  • Thyroid Hormones 2

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 1.75 Lakhs NIMS University, Jaipur
    Minimum Fees 1.75 Lakhs NIMS University, Jaipur
    Degree Offered in UG
    M.B.B.S.
    Other Bachelors
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 1.52 Lakhs Christian Medical College, Vellore
    Minimum Fees 0.064 Lakhs University of Madras, Chennai
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.D.
    M.S.

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Asad khan 3 months ago

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Asad KhanLast Seen: 3 months 1 week agoJoined on: 01-Apr-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

How many Branches of MS after BUMS?

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Mohammed Inamul 3 months ago

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Mohammed InamulLast Seen: 2 months 2 weeks agoJoined on: 04-Jun-2015Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
After Graduation you can do MS in Endocrinology, it's an basic criteria.Endocrinology study the system of glands, their related hormones and problems and solutions within.Endocrinology is total 2 yrs ...Read More

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Atul Kaushik 5 months ago

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Atul KaushikLast Seen: 4 months 2 weeks agoJoined on: 02-Nov-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

I am studying in 12th class, and simultaneously preparing for NEET Exam. I want to know, what other fields related to Medicine are available

I am seeking more information about medicine related bachlor courses like Radiology, Endocrinology, Liver and Bilary sciences, physiotherapy etc, with special inclination towards B.Sc and M.Sc program... Read More

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Ramreddy Mula 5 months ago

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I want jee mains practice test for online
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Deepa Saravanan 6 months ago

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What's the yearly fee for this course

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Ruchika Chauhan 6 months ago

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Ruchika ChauhanLast Seen: 2 min 18 sec agoJoined on: 09-Apr-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello,Endocrinology entail study of the endocrine system, its diseases and specific secretions. And, Fee Structure vary from college to college. Kindly let me know, you want the fee of which college/U...Read More
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Shivani KhandelwalLast Seen: 6 months 2 days agoJoined on: 12-Aug-2018Education Interest: PharmacyEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Recently i completed with my msc in zoology having specialisation subject is endocrinology... Can u plz suggest me job opportunities

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Md Bahauddin 7 months ago

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Hey Shivani,I am going to tell the type of jobs based on your acedemics:Asst. Product managerAsst professorConsultant PhysicianMedical officerBusiness development executiveMedical code Sales deve...Read More
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THE BONG TRAVELLERLast Seen: 5 months 4 weeks agoJoined on: 08-Jun-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

My brother is studying bsc hons in zoology now can he get admitted to msc hons in endocrinology?

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Priyankk Sharma 8 months ago

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Hello dear, Yes he is eligible for msc in endocrinology course.. Candidates wishing to pursue the course need to have attained the 10+2 qualification with Biology, Chemistry and Physics as main subjec...Read More