What is the full form of MD?
The full form of MD in the field of healthcare is Doctor of Medicine. MD is originally derived from the Latin word “Medicinae Doctor”, meaning “teacher of medicine”. MD is the highest academic degree in the field of medicine. In India, doctors get a lot of respect and money. This is a very respectable and self-satisfying job.
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It is a 3 years post graduate degree in the field of medicine after completing MBBS. MD is awarded after three years of training in subjects having a non-surgical nature. Since MD is a post graduation degree, candidates must possess MBBS degree to apply for this course.
As a minimum criterion of eligibility, aspiring candidates need to have completed MBBS/BAMS with a minimum aggregate score of 50%, with 1-year compulsory internship. Also, a minimum aggregate score of 60% at the level of graduation. Often, candidates are required to qualify an institute, State or national-level entrance test for admission to the course.