Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI)

A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY



Undergraduate Training

After exposure to basic subjects, Urology department faculty, teach and train AHS undergraduate students about the applications, usage and maintenance of complex equipment used urology both in the outpatient department, wards and the operation theatre. For medical undergraduates series of essential Urology topics are dealt in the form of didactic Lectures, deliberation and demonstration, during their routine academic sessions.

Postgraduate Training

General Surgery Residents are posted for 15 days in the Department of Urology. During this period, they are exposed to various OPD patients, follow rounds in the wards and attend cases in the operation theatre.

Super Specialty Training

AT MGMCRI, the MCh Urology course is a full time residency cum MCh course, where the candidates are considered senior residents and will be responsible for the total care of the patients, under the supervision of senior consultants. Not only will the candidates receive a complete theoretical insight into the wide spectrum of diseases of urogenital system and retroperitoneum, but they also receive training to take rational decisions in the face of ethical dilemmas in urological diseases.


The HOD of Department of Urology is recognized as a PhD Guide for aspiring PhD candidates whoever is interested to pursue one’s study with any kind of theme based on Basics or Applied Clinical urology. All categories of faculty are constantly encouraged in pursuing at intra departmental and inter departmental level as well.

Courses Offered


Medicine, Allied Health Sciences
Seats as per the University Norms
The PhD program aims at nurturing the research talents of the scholars guided by well experienced and talented research Supervisors.



Super Specialty
2 Seats / Year
M.Ch. in Urology is an advanced degree in medicine, designed to equip experienced, qualified doctors with an evidence-based approach to healthcare practice and offering them the opportunity to obtain a super specialty qualification whilst enhancing their surgical clinical expertise.



250 Seats / Year
We provide an undergraduate course that is unique and in-line with all the governing principles, for producing capable and competent doctors, well oriented with community, national and global health needs. A solid foundation is laid to promote excellence from each student, and to decipher their interests to become the best version of responsible physicians.



Allied Health Sciences
5 Seats + 1 Seat under SCQ / Year
Urology is the surgical specialty that focuses on urinary tracts of males and females, and on the reproductive system of males.