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MD (Psychiatry)

MD (Psychiatry)

School of Medical Sciences & Research (SMS&R)

  • Program Code


  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    3 Years

About the Programme

MD in Psychiatry at Sharda University is a three-year programme divided into six semesters specialising in the study of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, addictive, and emotional disorders. The programme helps to enlighten students on the medical, psychological, and social components of mental, emotional, and behavioural disorders using a wide range of treatment modalities, including diagnostic tests, prescribing medications, psychotherapy. During the programme, students gain fundamental knowledge on neurobiology, biopsychology, prescription of psychiatric drugs and diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders.

The programme is career orienting in nature that allows students to have simplified and constructive knowledge regarding the field of Psychiatry and its other branch domains. It trains students to treat patients through counselling, psychotherapy, and if required, electric convulsive therapy (ECT) and the administration of drugs. The curriculum also includes training on desensitising patients, mainly through hypnosis, for treatment of mental problems, such as depression and schizophrenia. The curriculum involves study on subjects like Psychology, anatomy, physiology, Biochemistry of the brain, Neurology and neurosurgery, Child Psychiatry, Community Psychiatry, Social Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Preventive Psychiatry.

This course is for individuals who...

Are compassionate about providing holistic care to their patients are an ideal fit for this programme. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail are some of the skills that can ensure success in this field.

Students who are looking for...

Acquiring fundamental knowledge of the necessary skills required in psychiatry and behavioural sciences. Students who want to give back to the society through their diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services should opt for this programme.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 923100
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • As per MCI Guidelines Must be NEET Qualified and allotted through UPDGME Uttar Pradesh Lucknow.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychiatry Professor
  • Neurology Product Specialist
  • Lecturer
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
  • Forensic Psychiatrist
  • Clinical Psychiatrist
  • Staff Psychiatrist
  • Prison Psychiatrist
  • Behavioural Specialist
  • Neuropsychiatrist
  • Medanta
  • Max Health Care
  • Sharda Hospital
  • HLL Life Care Limited
  • Fortis Hospital
  • Max Healthcare
  • Metro Hospital
  • Holy Family Hospital
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
  • Sant Parmanand Hospital
  • Maharaja Agrasen Hospital
  • Dr Lal Path Labs
  • Global Hospitals
  • Wockhardt Hospitals
  • Care Hospitals

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