The Full form of M Ch is Magister Chirurgiae. M Ch is a post-doctoral program that can be pursued after the completion of MS degree. Admission to M Ch course is done through the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (Super Speciality Courses), abbreviated NEET-SS, which is conducted by NBE (National Board of Examinations). The duration of M Ch program is three years in India. AIIMS and JIPMER are some of the few prestigious institutions in India that are out of NEET-SS ambit, as they conduct their own exams. According to MCI, there are a total of 1312 M Ch seats across medical colleges in India as on May 2019. Popular M Ch specialisations the candidate can purse include Neuro Surgery, Cardio-Thoracic Vascular Surgery, Urology, Plastic Surgery, etc. If a candidate wants to get admission to M Ch course through NEET-SS, then the candidate needs to meet the NEET-SS eligibility criteria. The candidates need to possess an MS degree/provisional pass certificate or an equivalent degree or likely to be in possession of same by prescribed date. All candidates have to mandatorily get registered with State Medical Council/ MCI. A documentary proof to that effect has to be submitted at the test centre on the day of the exam.