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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 5, Issue 2, 2012 pp 55-57

Research Article

Anatomy Post Graduation as Career Option: A Situational Analysis

Sunita Bharati1, Praful Nikam2, Ujwal Gajbe3, Vivekanand Giri4

Academic Editor:  Dr. Aher K. R.



Medical graduates often have confusion after PG entrance while selecting Branch for Post graduation. Large numbers of medical colleges facing difficulty in getting anatomy faculty. Situational Analysis is one method to understand situation in simpler manner. Research Question: What is the present scope of Anatomy Post-graduation as career option? Aims & Objectives: 1. To carry out situational Analysis of Anatomy PG Seat in Medical colleges, 2.To Suggest suitable recommendation based on study findings. Methodology: Present situational analysis based on data of official web page of Medical Council of India (On March 2012) www.mciindia.org. in which we use PG college database and faculty database, All these data were entered in Microsoft excel sheet and analyzed by using statistical software SPSS version 16.Situational Analysis:  Total number of Medical colleges in India 335(till March 2012) of which only 198(59.1%) colleges having PG seat in Anatomy Discipline. Annual Anatomy PG seat intake in all colleges was found to be 610.Total MBBS seat intake Yearly 40525, the ratio of MBBS to Anatomy PG seat is 100: 1.5. Karnataka is having highest number of anatomy PG seat annually 92(15.1%), followed by Maharashtra 91 (14.9%), Andhra Pradesh 70 (11.5%). These three state namely Maharashtra, Karnataka, A.P is contributing about 42.7% PG seat in India. In Last Five year 42.8% colleges are in process of increasing PG seat. Till now 21% college PG seat intake permitted in 10(A) section of MCI. Total numbers of Anatomy faculty in India are 3774.