Information for DNB and CRRI (Internships) at Meenakshi Mission:
The National Board of Examination has accredited MMHRC with 16 PG Courses - 8 Broad Specialties, 7 Super specialties and 1 Fellowship Course. Students who are selected for the PG Courses, as per the existing NBE norms, complete their course at the end of the time period stipulated by the NBE. The candidates appear for the theory examination of the NBE and follow further guidelines of the NB.
MMHRC is one of the prestigious Hospitals recognized for the Compulsory Rotating Internship Course (CRRI) by the Medical Council of India.
What are the Residency programs and details regarding each course?
There are Eight Broad Specialty PG Courses and Seven Super Specialty Courses as indicated below. The subjects of Orthopedics, Anesthesiology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Pediatrics have an additional Secondary seat for every primary seat. Secondary seats are filled by candidates who have completed the respective Diploma Courses. The current duration of the primary seat PG course is three years and the secondary seat is two years. Both primary and secondary candidates have to clear the NEET exam just before the National Academic selection.
The department of CTVS and Neurosurgery run six years courses admitting Candidates after MBBS & 1 year rotating internship and a CET Pass.
The following programs are being offered in Meenakshi Mission.
Post Graduate (Broad Specialty):
|Eligibility||No of Seats||
|Anaesthesiology||MBBS & NEET Pass (Primary) MBBS & Diploma Course (Secondary) + CET Pass||10 seats||5 seats (36 months)||5 seats (24 months)||July each year|
|Family Medicine||MBBS & NEET Pass (Primary)||8 seats||4 seats (36 months)||4 seats (24 months)||January each year|
|General Medicine||MBBS & NEET Pass (Primary)||3 seats||3 seats (36 months)||-||January each year|
|General Surgery||MBBS & NEET Pass (Primary)||3 seats||3 seats (36 months)||-||January each year|
|Obstetrics & Gynecology||MBBS & NEET Pass (Primary) MBBS & Diploma Course (Secondary) + CET Pass||4 seats||2 seats
|2 seats (24 months)||July each year|
|Orthopedics||MBBS & NEET Pass (Primary) MBBS & Diploma Course (Secondary) + CET Pass||4 seats|| 2 seats
| 2 seats
|July each year|
|Radio Diagnosis||MBBS & NEET Pass (Primary) MBBS & Diploma Course (Secondary)||6 seats|| 3 seats
| 3 seats
|July each year|
|Pediatrics||MBBS & NEET Pass (Primary) MBBS & Diploma Course (Secondary) + CET Pass||6 seats|| 3 seats
| 3 seats
|January each year|
Post Graduate (Super Specialty):
|No of Seats||
|Nephrology||MBBS, MD / DNB Medicine & CET Pass||2 seats||36 months||January each year|
|Surgical Gastroenterology||MBBS, MS / DNB Surgery & CET Pass||2 seats||36 months||January each year|
|Urology||MBBS, MS / DNB Surgery & CET Pass||2 seats||36 months||January each year|
|Cardio thoracic Surgery||MBBS & CET Pass||1 seat||72 months||January each year|
|Neurosurgery||MBBS & CET Pass||2 seats||72 months||January each year|
|Cardiology||MD(General Medicine) / DNB (General Medicine)||1 seats|| 36 months
||January each year|
|Critical Care||MD (General Medicine) / DNB (Generaledicine/paediatrics)||2 seats|| 36 months
||January each year|
Fellowship of National Board:
Selection is by the NBE. The Candidate is appointed to the Institute / Hospital
|Department||Eligibility||No of Seats||Duration||
|Minimal Access Surgery||MBBS.,MS & FNB Pass||2 seats||24 months||January each year|
|Critical Care Medicine||MBBS.,MD / DNB Pass||2 seats||24 Months||January each year|
What are the benefit of doing a PG Course at Meenakshi Mission?
Doing a PG course at MMHRC can be an overwhelming experience!
What are admission requirements for the programmes?
But these can change.
- MMHRC Application form
- Rs.1500 demand draft (Application fees)
- Bio-data / Curriculum Vitae
- Admission Interview (only selected candidates will be invited)
- Academic transcripts
- CET pass certificate (Date of Examination)
When do the programmes begin and what are the admission deadlines?
Pediatrics, Surgery and all Super Specialty programmes commence every January.
The rest of the courses commence in July. Thus the candidates applying for the January course should have passed NEET in December and candidates applying in July should have passed NEET exam in June that same year.
How many PGs are being trained at Meenakshi Mission ?
Currently, we have 54 PGs being trained on campus.
Do the PGs pay for the course or do they get a stipend?
Does the Institute provide hostel and canteen facilities ?
Which institutions accredit the Meenakshi Mission Residency Programme?
The residence programs in MMHRC are accredited by the Indian Medical Council.
Please tell me about the Residency Training format at Meenakshi Mission ?
What, when and how are the exams (in any Specialty)?
There is a six monthly review during the course when an external examiner will conduct a theory practical exam and check the log book and thesis. Each specialty may conduct internal exams. The NBE will conduct the final exams at the end of two/ three years.
Please tell me more about the CRRI / Internship program at Meenakshi Mission ?
Is Meenakshi Mission approved to provide MD and Ph.D Programmes?
We have several Ph.D. programmes affiliated with Madurai Kamaraj University and MGR Medical University, under the guidance of Dr.V. N. Rajasekaran, our Medical Director, who is a recognized guide for the MGR and Madurai Kamaraj University.
I would like to visit Meenakshi Mission and chat with the Residents and Professors. Can that be arranged ?
Yes, we encourage prospective PG students to visit our hospital and meet our current students and professors. Please contact the Chairman Academic so that we can schedule you in our medical rounds so you get to experience the daily life at the hospital.
Who can I contact for more information on courses being offered through Meenakshi Mission?
For more information on courses offered at MMHRC, please get in touch with:
Dr. Ramesh Ardhanari, MS, M.Ch.(GE), FRCS(G),
Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre,
Lake Area, Melur Road,
Madruai - 625107,
Phone: 91-452-426 3000 (ext 3440)