BSc - Radiology and Imaging Technology - GIMSR

MD (Radio Diagnosis)

The Medical Doctorate in Radiodiagnosis, also referred to as a Doctorate of Medicine in Radiodiagnosis, is a program that lasts for three years and is at the doctoral level. This programme will teach students about diagnostic procedures in the medical field that make use of ultrasound, resonance, and radiation. The curriculum includes pathology, physiology, and anatomy, amongst others.

Students interested in pursuing a Doctor of Medicine degree in Radiodiagnosis are required to have earned their MBBS, or an equivalent degree from a university recognized by the MCI and scored a minimum of 55% on their aggregate exams. The most prestigious MD Radiodiagnosis colleges in India select their students based on merit and the results of entrance examinations, followed by a group discussion or individual interview.

Topics MD Radio Diagnosis:

  • Pathology
  • Anatomy
  • Radiology
  • Radiological Physics
  • Radiography and processing techniques

Scope in MD (Radio Diagnosis)

Employment opportunities in MD Radiodiagnosis are abundant in both public and private institutions. After graduating from a Radiodiagnosis program, students can pursue careers in various settings, including nursing homes, diagnostic laboratories, radiology departments, and even as associate professors of radiology.

Career Options in MD (Radio Diagnosis)

Students majoring in Radiodiagnosis can choose from various subfields to focus their studies on and earn higher degrees. They have opportunities for employment in the fields of radiology and radio diagnostics. The following are examples of jobs available for MDs in radio diagnostics in India:

  • Radiology Assistant
  • Radiology Technologist/Radiographer
  • Radiology Nurse
  • Ultrasound Technician / Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • MRI Technician.
  • CT Tech / CAT Scan Technologist / CT Scan Technologist

Recruiting Hotspots in Radiodiagnosis for Medical Doctors

Students pursuing a medical degree in radiodiagnostics have a wealth of employment opportunities available to them such as:

  • Academic/Educational Institutions
  • Biomedical Companies
  • Health Centres
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies
  • Polyclinics
  • Radiological Sciences Laboratory
  • Research Institutes

Programme offered at

  • GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, GIMSR Campus

Duration of the programme

  • 3 Years

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