Minimum MD (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

Minimum 6 monthsinternship required

The tasks a Gynaecologist is expected to perform include:

Diagnosing and conducting treatment of disease and disorder of female genital organs

Conducting examination of body for symptoms of disease and disorder of other systems of the body

Conducting clinical test, histopathological examinations, etc.

Recording detailed history of ailment and diagnosis disorder

Treating ailments by medicinal or by surgical methods

Skilled in examining test reports of the patient

Skilled in detecting disease or disorder of female genital organs

In-depth knowledge of female reproductive system

Skilled in conducting surgeries

Ability to perform and interpret specialized tests and procedures

Competent in doing research in related field

Knowledge of medical practices

Keeping up-to-date with any advances in the diagnosis and treatment of patients

Not applicable



Attention to detail

Good interpersonal skills



Good listener


Good communication skills

It is a desk job

Need to handle a team of nurses and other medical staff

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

Hospitals/clinics usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 hours every day. This may vary from hospital to hospital

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is notlisted as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc., if not taken care of

For freshers -INR20,000 toINR30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the Healthcare Sector in India

Healthcare has become one of India's largest sectors - both in terms of revenue and employment. The industry comprises of hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment. The Indian healthcare industry is projected to continue its rapid expansion, with an estimated market value of US$ 280 billion by 2020, on the back of increased population growth in India's low income communities. The outlook for the Indian healthcare industry looks positive owing to high growth rate in almost all its segments, whether its primary healthcare, secondary and tertiary healthcare, medical equipment, diagnostics, health insurance or medical tourism. Per capita income is expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.7 per cent over 2012-18. Rising incomes mean a steady growth in the ability to access healthcare and related services

Due to increasing spending capacity and rising health consciousness of Indians, healthcare has great future prospects. As per the present scenario of medical requirement and facilities in India, there is lot of scope for Gynaecologists. One can either join a government or a private hospital. In addition, one can search for placements in corporate hospitals. Joining corporate hospitals can be pretty profitable since these provide good salary packages.

Nursing homes

Private and government hospitals

Medical colleges

Pharmaceutical companies


Cities and towns across India