(PSM) Preventive and Social Medicine is a department of medical science. Preventive and Social Medicine is involved with the measures used to avoid diseases and enhance health. PSM is also recognized as community medicine or public health.
Career Objectives: -
Apply the essential epidemiological principles to enhance health.
Research of diseases and disease protection.
To give patient-centered complete primary health care such as follow-up and referral.
To enhance healthy lifestyles.
To classify the health needs of populations through monitoring, planning, evaluation and intervention.
Subjects under preventive and social medicine: -
Public Health Chemistry
List of Courses: -
Medical Doctor in Community Medicine
Doctor of Medicine in Preventive & Social Medicine
Post Graduate Diploma in Community Medicine
Master of Science in Community Health
Doctor of Medicine in Community Medicine
For taking admission into this course a student should have completed his/her 2 years intermediate, Higher School Certificate or equivalent course, with science subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The duration for this course is 3 years.
The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor's degree (MBBS) from recognized medical college.Candidates also needs to have All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination score. The duration of this course is 3 years