MD Psychiatry: Career, Fees, Admission, Salary, Cutoff

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MD Psychiatry is a 3-year PG course in the medical field for mental, emotional & behavioral disorders.

MD Psychiatry is the branch of medicine and, they are qualified to assess both the mental and physical side of human psychological problems.

Quick Facts(MD Psychiatry)

M.D. Full-Form Doctorate of Medicine
Age limit No limit
Duration 3 years
Eligibility %age 50%
Average Pkg. 8 Lacs Per Year
Average Fee 5000 to 20 Lacs Per year
Total Seats in India 990
Colleges offering M.D Biochemistry 284 Colleges
Eligibility MBBS passed from MCI Recognized institute.
Job Title
  1. Area Sales Manager
  2. Assistant/Associate Professor
  3. Business Development Executive
  4. Clinical Psychologist
  5. Lecturer/Professor
  6. Medical Representative
  7. Pharmacovigilance Associate
  8. Product Specialist
  9. Regional Manager
  10. Sales/Business Development Manager

 

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M.D. Psychiatry scope/ salary in India

When you think about career scope, a few questions coming to your mind-

  1. How much is a psychiatrist paid in India?
  2. Do psychiatrists earn well in India?
  3. Is psychiatry a good career in India?
  4. Who is the highest-paid psychiatrist? 
  1. In India, a Psychiatrist’s average package is 20 Lacs a year. The Salary range for a Psychiatrist is between 12Lacs to 25 Lacs.
  2. The avg salary for a psychiatrist is around 80k per month in India.
  3. Definitely, psychiatrists have a good employment opportunity. The demand for Psychiatrists is increasing day by day, the reason is increasing mental tension & stress in society. The field offers a wide range of job opportunities within its sub-specialties.
  4. According to the source, the highest paying country in the world is the USA for Psychiatrists.

M.D. Psychiatry eligibility    

Eligibility criteria needed at the time of MD Psychiatry admission are:

  1. MBBS completed from a recognized university.
  2. Minimum aggregate 50% marks in MBBS.

MD Psychiatry Admission Procedure

Admission to MD Psychiatry at the leading medical colleges in India is based on the NEET-PG exam performance, it is the national-level exam for medical PG admission. Admission is based on rank and through counselling. 

MD Psychiatry seats in India

In India, there are 243 government and private colleges offering 990 MD Psychiatry seats. In which 619 are government seats and 317 are private seats.

Fellowship after MD psychiatry

fellowship programs in the following subspecialties available in few colleges across world:

  1. Addiction psychiatry
  2. Alexander Wilson Schweizer Fellowship
  3. Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship
  4. Behavioral Sleep Medicine Postgraduate Fellowship
  5. child and adolescent psychiatry
  6. Clinician Educator Fellowship
  7. Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship
  8. Consultation–liaison psychiatry
  9. forensic psychiatry
  10. geriatric psychiatry
  11. Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship
  12. public psychiatry
  13. Reproductive Psychiatry Fellowship
  14. women’s mental health

 

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Fees Structure

Fees of M.D. Psychiatry varies from 5 thousand to 20 lacs per year, Government college having minimum fees wherever private college is having fees up to 20 lacs.

Fees structure of top 5 colleges offering MD Psychiatry in India

Institute Name Location Fees Per year
MAMC, Delhi Delhi 55000
SRIMSRC Chennai 20 Lacs
AIIMS Delhi 800
AMU Aligarh Aligarh 45,000
CMC Vellore Tamil Nadu 4 Lacs

MD Psychiatry Cutoff

Top 10 Medical colleges Cutoff

Colleges Round 1 Closing Rank
Seth GSMC, Mumbai 1151
IHBAS, New Delhi 5288
LHMC, New Delhi 2864
CIP, New Delhi 3874
SMS Jaipur 6646
IMS Varanshi 4305
KGMU Lucknow 6293
SSMC Rewa 7328
KMC Manipal 10234

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MD Psychiatry Cutoff 2021 of Deemed Universities

SN Name of the college Category 1st round  2nd round Mop up Annual tuition fees
1 Krishna,  Karad OPEN 40303 N/A N/A 15 Lakh
2 Kalinga Bhubneswar OPEN 29237 23412 N/A 18 Lakh
3 Amrita inst. Kochi OPEN 24635 26991 N/A 19 Lakh
4 IMS Bhubaneswar OPEN 26505 N/A N/A 19.80 Lakh
NRI N/A N/A 98893 19.80 Lakh
5 KS Hegde, Mangaluru OPEN 33214 34753 N/A 20 Lakh
6 SRKS Vadodra OPEN 20943 20943 38131 20 Lakh
NRI N/A 69657 N/A
JNM 38600 32382 N/A
7 Saveetha Chennai OPEN 51987 N/A N/A 20 Lakh
8 GITAM Institute of medical  Visakhapatnam OPEN 54761 56859 54532 20 Lakh
9 Shri B.M. Patil medical CHRC OPEN 43224 47510 N/A 20 Lakh
10 BVDU, Sangli OPEN 35549 43775 N/A 21 Lakh
11 JSS Jagadguru OPEN 22217 27681 N/A 21.50 Lakh
12  KMC, Manipal OPEN 21248 23358 N/A 21.88 Lakh
NRI 59170 60127 N/A
13  KMC Managaluru OPEN 21248 23358 N/A 23 Lakh
14 Vinayaka missions Karaikal OPEN 57233 65750 N/A 32 Lakh
15 VMKV Salem OPEN 59400 65750 N/A 23.12Lakh
16 JLN Datta meghe Wardha OPEN 45489 56761 N/A 23.60 Lakh
17 JLN Belagavi OPEN 33997 37518 N/A 24.2 Lakh
18 MGM, Navi Mumbai OPEN 41153 50046 51219 25 Lakh
19

 

MGM, Aurangabad OPEN 44939 45783 N/A 25 Lakh
NRI N/A N/A 97860
20 Meenakshi, Chennai OPEN 53397 63300 N/A 25 Lakh
21 Aarupadai veedu OPEN 54709 72860 63735 25 Lakh
22 SDU Kolar OPEN 30743 65163 N/A 25 Lakh
23 SRM Chennai OPEN 51388 48135 60339 25 Lakh
24 Sri Siddartha, Tumkur OPEN 57774 63808 30409 25.85 Lakh
25 MM inst Ambala OPEN 41046 28982 30545 25.95 Lakh
26 Sri Ramchanadra Chennai OPEN 35757 39579 N/A 27 Lakh
27 Yenepoya OPEN 46126 53397 N/A 27.10 Lakh
MMQ 51060 72511 77943
28 DYP Kolhapur OPEN 47773 55324 N/A 27.25 Lakh
29 BVDU Pune OPEN 45267 45873 39966 29.40 Lakh
30 DY Patil medical college  Kolhapur OPEN 47773 54066 N/A 29.45 Lakh
31 Chettinad institute OPEN 56584 66273 N/A 30 Lakh
32 Santosh Medical college

Ghaziabad

OPEN 59612 72307 N/A 30 Lakh
33 Sree Balaji Chennai OPEN 59612 72307 42036 30 Lakh
34 Raja Rajeswari MC Bengaluru OPEN 57902 69884 67673 30Lakh
35 Sri Lakshmi Narayana Pudcherry OPEN 66371 75792 N/A 32 Lakh
36 MGM Puducherry OPEN 62871 75792 N/A 32 Lakh
37 Sri Sathya Sai Kanchucherry OPEN N/A N/A N/A N/A
38 BLDE BIjapur OPEN N/A N/A N/A N/A
39 Rural med Loni OPEN N/A 57233 49031 N/A
40 Hamdard OPEN N/A N/A N/A N/A
41 DY Patil Pune OPEN 39360 45267 49031 N/A
NRI 77000 N/A N/A N/A
42 A.C.S. Chennai OPEN N/A 80611 75209 N/A

Job Titles for the MD Psychiatrists

  1. Area Sales Manager
  2. Assistant/Associate Professor
  3. Business Development Executive
  4. Clinical Psychologist
  5. Lecturer/Professor
  6. Medical Representative
  7. Pharmacovigilance Associate
  8. Product Specialist
  9. Regional Manager
  10. Sales/Business Development Manager

Emploment Area

  1. Polyclinic
  2. Nursing Homes
  3. Medical Colleges
  4. Hospitals
  5. Healthcare Centres
  6. Research Institutions

 

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