Government Medical College Chandigarh Old Students Association



What books should one study for Indian PG?

Here is a list of suggested reading for Indian PG entrance (personal experience + feedback from great achievers):

Anatomy: tehelka + kaplan notes

Physiology: tehelka + kaplan notes

Biochemistry: lippincott + stress on genetics + tehelka

Microbiology: ananth + harrison (imp bacteria/viruses only)

Pathology: robbins (general path+ hematology most imp)

Pharmacology: general from kdt + harrison (drug of choice) + retro

Forensic medicine: retro + tehelka

Eye: Parson Indian ed (retina/cataract/glaucoma/cornea/community opthal for AIIMS/All India)

ENT: dhingra

SPM: park ante thorough + biostats from high yield + buster

Medicine: harrison (high yield topics/tables not in one go...slow doses)

Surgery: tumors sarp/harrison neoplasia/robbs; shwartz (urology), rest retro

Ortho: maheshwari + apley (tumors very imp)

Pediatrics: 100pgs of pure pediatrics from ghai, rest retro

Gynae: shaws + retro + neoplasia imp

Obstetrics: dutta + retro

Skin: robbs + harrison + retro + ramgopal

Anesthesia: yadav (100 pages)

Psychiatry: brs psychiatry + ahuja retro

Radiology: ramgopal/sethi

Radiotherapy: harrison neoplasia


MCQ books
amit ashish arvind (chapter wise)
amit ashish / mudit khanna (must read)
ramgopal (big one: all subjects: must read last moment revision)

Do your theory well, and revise as many times as possible.

Ashish Khanna




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