Academic Activities


- MCh Programme :-

  • The Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy college of oncological science attached to the institute offers the 3 years MCh surgical oncology programme. Five students are admitted every year for the MCh.-Surgical Oncology course which is recognised by the Medical Council of India and affliated to The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai.
  • The MCh program includes 3 years of clinical training during which residents are able to learn the fundamentals of surgical oncology. Residents are exposed to not only the nuances of operative surgery,but also to pre-operative and post-operative care of patients. Residents are also trained in minimally invasive and microvascular surgery.
  • The program encourages the residents to participate in clinical and laboratory research. During the period of 3 year, the MCh resident gets to spend 8 months each in GIT, Breast & Gynec oncology, Head & neck and thoracic, Uro& musculoskeletal oncology and 4 months in other allied specialities. The residents undergo mandatory rotation in allied oncology specialties like medical oncology, radiation oncology,radiology,pathology,palliative care to enhance and broaden their outlook, so that they are able to take decisions as oncologists rather than as surgeons trained to operate cancers.


  • As per the University guidelines postgraduates submit the thesis work at the end of the training period. An article is being submitted to med e-journal under Dr.MGR Medical University TamilNadu, Chennai.

Academic Activities

  • Students are encouraged to publish academic manuscripts and all help to facilitate this is provided.The Institute has a well-stocked library which subscribes to the latest journals.
Intradepartmental classes Daily
Interdepartmental classes Weekly
Grand rounds monthly
Debates monthly
CME activities 2 monthly
Journal club 2 monthly
Tumor and Multi-speciality boards Weekly
Mortality discussions weekly
Clinical case presentations Weekly
Pathology Session (CPC) Weekly
Logbook Assesment Monthly
Basic Laparoscopic Training First Year
Advanced Laparoscopic Training Second Year
Vascular surgical Training Third Year