Completed your graduation in medicine and planning to apply for a post graduation degree? The range of options for post graduation is plenty. From surgery to pathology, from cardiac to ortho, there are so many fields of studies that you can concentrate on. Though the scope is wide, you should also remember that the competition is equally intense. After going through five grueling years of medical school, most students of medicine will find it no hardship to put in equal if not more effort to prepare for the PG medical entrance. To stay in the competition or even ahead, you should first make sure you have all the essential medical PG entrance books.
First you should dust off all those first and second year reference books, so you can recollect all the basics you studied during your first couple of years of medical study. Next, concentrate on the subject that you are planning to do your post graduation in. You will be spending the rest of your life working in that branch of medicine, so decide the subject after a careful study of your likes, dislikes, skills and finally your favorite choice. After you have covered all the basics, go ahead and get the must have PG medial entrance books.
Many authors have put together previous year’s medical entrance exam question papers and solved them. Some of the popular ones are: Tehalaka by Dr. Rajesh Prasad ( This book covers a range of subjects including anatomy, biochemistry, forensic medicine, physiology and more) Sure Success By Ramgopal AIIMS solved papers by Amit and Ashish Solved papers by Mudit Khanna
The most popular must-read are: Anatomy (3 volumes) – Chaurasiya Anatomy – Dr.Arivuselvam Surgery – Ashish Gupta Pharmacology – Sparsh Gupta Medicine – Ashish Gupta Pathology – Robbins This list is just a drop in the ocean. There are numerous others that you should refer to for your entrance exam preparations. Many publications have published a number of that contain solved papers. These books will also give you a brief overview of the various concepts that you should study. You can buy these books in your local book store. In your locality, you may also find second hand book shops where you can buy these books for a fraction of the price. Another option is to go online. Many online stores generally offer sales and discounts on these books.