The department has a well established and certified Master degree course in Anaesthesiology. Selection for this course is made twice a year i.e. in January and July. The selection is based on an all-India entrance examination. No diploma course is available for this specialty. Presently over 100 students are pursuing their MD in this department. Apart from regular seats there are sponsored candidates from states and services and reserved seats for international students. All post graduates are rotated in all surgical specialties, intensive care and clinics. The department has fixed guidelines for anesthetic procedures to be undertaken and the curriculum planning for the junior residents. Every student needs to do a dissertation project under an allotted guide from the Faculty. The dissertation protocol is submitted at 12 months and the final dissertation at 30 months post-enrolment. Acceptance of dissertation is mandatory for awarding the degree.
The Department also conducts regular theory and viva- voce examinations every 6 months for its trainees in March/ Sept every year. As a premier Institute in the country the students are the brand ambassadors and their academic proficiency helps the Instituteto maintain its standards.
1) Regular seats- average 30 per year
2) Sponsored seats : 2
3) International seats : 2
The Department has a dedicated program for postgraduates to do senior residency in Anaesthesia. Senior residents are rotated in all specialties. They take part in all academic and research activities.
1) No of senior residents : 35
All residents take part in the didactic teaching activities regularly. The activities are for all working days in a week, which includes seminars, journal clubs, case discussion, tutorials etc. This is in addition to daily teaching activity based on the cases conducted in the operation theatres & Intensive Care Unit.