Diploma in Gynecology and Obstetrics


The Full form of DGO is Diploma in Gynecology and Obstetrics. DGO is a postgraduate-level course in medicine. This program has been designed to prepare medical faculty specializes in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. The program coupled with clinical training prepares candidates in surgical management of clinical pathology pertaining to female reproductive organs and providing care for both pregnant and non-pregnant patients. The course can also be pursued after successful completion of MBBS from a university recognized by the Medical Council of India. The major components of the course’s curriculum include: pregnancy-related common diseases, obstetrics pathology, abnormalities during pregnancies, obstetrical operations, gynecological pathology, infant care, breast feeding and artificial feeding, premature child treatment, general diseases of new-borns, research study of clinical and surgical training in gynecology, labor-related complications, and such. Professionals with DGO are hired in capacities such as: Obstetrician/ Gynecologist, Clinical Associate, Senior Registrar, Lecturer, Senior Resident, Junior Consultant, Consultant, Key Accounts Manager, General Physician, etc. In India, the average tuition fee charged for the course ranges between INR 10,000 to 5 Lacs for a span of 2 years and the average annual salary offered to successful professionals ranges between INR 3 to 20 lacs, increasing with the candidate’s skillset and experience.