Orthopedics is the branch of surgery involved with the musculoskeletal system or the locomotor system. Musculoskeletal system gives animals and human beings the ability to move, by using the muscle system and skeletal system.
Orthopedic surgeons address most musculoskeletal ailments including arthiritis, trauma and congenital deformities using both surgical and non-surgical methods
Orthopedic Eligibility Criteria
To pursue the course of M.S.Orthopedics, the candidate is required to complete the course of M.B.B.S. (i.e. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) from any recognized university in India or equivalent.
The period of training for obtaining these degrees is of three completed years including the period of examination.
The examinations are organized on the basis of grading or marking system to evaluate and certify candidate’s level of knowledge, skill and competence at the end of the training and obtaining a minimum of 50% marks in theory as well as practical separately is mandatory for clearing the examination.
The examination for M.S. or Master of Surgery is held at the end of 3 academic years (six academic terms) and for diploma at the end of 2 academic years (four academic terms). One academic term is of six months.