Career As Gynecologist

Is Gynecology the right career option?

Gynecology is one of the most demanding career in the field of medicine. Medical career in this specialization is basically opted by women as it deals with the female reproductive system. But, this is also the good profession for male candidates.

It is seen that male gynecologist is decreasing day by day. Demand of women gynecologist is increasing because women are more comfortable with the lady gynecologist as compared to male gynecologist. That’s the main reason why this career option is best and rewarding for female candidates.

All depends upon your interest, if you are interested in the study of women’s health then this is the right profession for you.

Now, let us talk about “What is Gynecolology”?

“Gynecology, also written as Gynaecology is the field of medical science that deals with the study related to the health of women. It basically deals with the health of female reproductive systems (vagina, uterus and ovaries) and breasts.”

The term Gynaecology is derived from the Greek word gyne and logia. The word Gyne means “Woman” and logia means “Study”.

Gynecology = “Study of Woman”

A doctor who is specialized in gynecology is called Gynecologist. Gynaecologists are specialized in women reproductive system.

Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) is interrelated to each other. Both the terms deals with the care of female reproductive organs’ health and pregnancy. All gynecologists are also called as obstetricians.

career as Gynecologist

Scope of Gynecology

At present, the gynecology is one of the highest paying job oriented career in medicine. You can be employed in various sectors such as clinics, hospitals, private practice, universities and government agencies, etc.  This career option is respectable and lucrative too. You can open your own surgical clinic. You can also go for the research studies in this field in various universities and research centers. The scope of gynecology is growing annually as the hospitals and clinics are open. You can work in overseas also.

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Courses & Eligibility

How to become a gynecologist?

Journey to become a gynecologist begins after 10+2 (Courses after 12th). Gynecology is the postgraduate level education. After completion of higher secondary education with PCB group , one can go for further medical education leading to degree in gynecology. One can become gynecologist after following these simple steps:

  • Earn MBBS degree from a well-recognized medical institution.
  • Appear the entrance test for taking admission in MD/MS course.
  • Choose gynecology as a specialization in MD/MS.
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Eligibility Required: For admission to 41/2 years MBBS programme followed by one year internship, you are required to pass 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. You are eligible for admission to MD/MS in gynecology after the successful completion of MBBS programme.

Popular courses offered in the field of gynecology are listed below:

  • P.G. Diploma in Gynaecology & Obstetrics (D. G. O.) – 2 years
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Gynaecology & Obstetrics – 3 years
  • Master of Surgery (MS) in Gynaecology & Obstetrics – 3 years

Admission Process

Also Check: Medical Entrance Exams

To take admission in MBBS programme, students are required to appear the entrance test namely NEET 2021 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test). Some institutions also regulate their own entrance exam for offering admission to its programmes. To pursue MBBS course from AIIMS, you can apply for AIIMS 2021 entrance test.

Most of the institutions/Universities offer admission to postgraduate programmes like MD/MS through entrance test. Some Universities/ institutions conduct their own entrance test for granting admission.

Some entrance test conducted for admission to MD/MS course are listed below:

Colleges Offering Gynecology Courses:

  • Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi
  • Government Medical College, Nagpur
  • Government Medical College, J & K
  • Government Medical College, Punjab
  • Government Medical College, Kerala
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Maharashtra

Career & Jobs

Job prospects for gynecologist is bright in India as well as in abroad.

Demand of gynecologist and employment is this field is great. Skilled professionals of this field can work in private as well as in government hospitals. Due to increase in awareness about pregnancy, women start referring gynecologist from a starting period of pregnancy and this will broaden the scope for gynecologist.

Well-qualified and experienced specialists can work in nursing homes, pharmaceutical companies and hospitals run by defense.

If your dream is to become a teacher then you can also go for it after acquiring degree in gynecology. Several top medical institutions/Universities offer jobs to such professionals.

One can also open his/her own clinic where they can practice their domain and treats people.

The career prospects are brighter for gynecologists in India & also in abroad.

You can also work as a teacher after completing your degree. You can also pursue a career in the field of research.

Duties of Gynecologists

The main duties of the gynecologist are diagnosing medical issues, examining patients & cure the different illness and diseases. You have to treat the pregnant women & its new born child.

Gynecologist treats gynaecological diseases, infertility,  Amenorrhoea (absent menstrual periods), Dysmenorrhoea (painful menstrual periods), hysterectomy, Incontinence of urine, issues related to pregnancy, Infections of the vagina (vaginitis), cervix and uterus (including fungal, bacterial, viral, and protozoal). At the time of emergencies, you have to work for long time & irregular hours.


Salary of gynecologist completely depends upon experience.

The starting salary of a gynecologist ranges from Rs. 4 to 5 lacs per annum. The experienced gynecologist may earn upto  Rs. 25 to Rs. 30 Lacs per annum depending upon experience. Salary in government hospital is based on the payscale and grade decided by government.

Those who are owning their own clinic can earn beyond expectation depending upon experience, work, name and fame.

Books & Study Material

Here, we have listed some books that helps you in the study of gynecology:

  • Gynaecology Illustrated by David Mckay Hart, Jane Norman
  • Hacker & Moore’s Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology by Neville F. Hacker, Joseph C. Gambone, Calvin J. Hobel
  • Advances in Gynaecological Surgery by Peter J. O’Donovan
  • Textbook of Gynecology by Sudha Salhan
  • Textbook of Gynecology for Nurses by Anupama Tamrakar
  • Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology by Peter W. Callen MD
  • Gynecology: Principles and Practices by Rosenwaks Zev
  • A Comprehensive Textbook of Midwifery & Gynecological Nursing by Annamma Jacob

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  1. Mary says:

    Am in ss3 and I love to be a gynaecologist, how do I go about it sir. Thanks.

  2. Swathi says:

    Now I am in pls2 what are the requirements to become a good gynecologist

  3. Confidence says:

    Sir, pls I’ve just concluded my OND. what’s the next step to take? I really want to become a gynaecologist. pls drop the reply here, Thankz !

  4. mahek says:

    so im in 11th grade right now but im from Canada ,and in future I want to be gynecologist but idk what I have to do for that ,like which exam or courses I should take in university , can you please tell me ,that what should I do to get gynecologist degree

  5. Zah says:

    I’m done with secondary school. I did IGCSE. I’m going to go to A-level class.
    I want to know how many years does it take to become a gynecologist after A-levels?

  6. lakshita says:

    I am a studen of 9 std interested in becoming a gynac
    and I want to prepare for neet but i do need some guidance
    for eg what to start studying
    which all topics
    which subject and chapter to particularly focus on

  7. Anamika says:

    sir,I am in plus two.I want to become a gynaecologist.sir ,can you tell me ,what I will do to become a gynaecologist.

  8. Kannika says:

    How I am starting 1 puc and I wish to become gynecologist. And I want to how to study. How should I continue my studies plz help me to continue by giving ur suggestions

  9. Vishakha says:

    I want to become a gynecologist after medical College what can i do to be

  10. Asiedu Bless says:

    I’m a first degree diploma holder in midwifery, can I use that to study obstetrics and gynecology.

  11. kriti.. says:

    hi.I am the student of grade 11.Iam very intrested in medical field specially the issue regarding women.would you plz help me what must done after 12th to be a gynecologist..

  12. kylie says:

    hi. Iam in grade 10 my ambition is to be a gynaecologist sooo can you please help me with the things which i want to do. pls cotact me aswell.
    thank you for your article and please give more like this

  13. Aaliya Ejaz says:

    Become a guinacologist

  14. Khodani says:

    Hi am in the 9th grade and I want to be a gynaecolgist and i need subjects that I HV to study next year,

  15. pearl says:

    and can i get ur response in my email i won’t be able to access this site again thanks for your service

  16. pearl says:

    pls i am in class 10 and i want to be a gynaecologist when i graduate what do i do?

  17. ŔÌÝĂ datta says:

    I am now in class 11 and i want to become a gynocologist. So if i take chemistry,biology only without physic.will i be able to apply for gynocology course.
    Please reply plz

  18. Naafiah khan says:

    Sir, I did my 12th in psychology and completed BA from psychology and MA from education but now I want to become a gynecologist so please tell what I should do to become a gynecologist

  19. Anantika Verma says:

    Sir I’m studying in class 12th right now. What should I do after 12th? And sir please guide me for my future preparations to be a gynecologist

  20. justina jkutub says:

    sir, i am in class 10 now and i too want to become a gyneocologist and now due to lock down i did not get admiited to any study course to crack sir how can i prepare myself now?

  21. Shruti Naik says:

    Sir, I am studying in 12th in science now and I want to become a gynecologist so please tell what I should do to become a gynecologist.

  22. Adil says:

    I secured 60% marks in fsc and bsc passed and MSC last year I m eligible for this?

  23. Natasa Singh says:

    I will become a gynaecologist. Iam writting this to motivate myself further to give my best.May God Bless me.

  24. Kumba says:

    Hello sir, I am about to take my IGCSE exam and I want to become a gynaecologist one day.what is the first course i should study after taking my result?

  25. Fareeha says:

    Sir, I have done 4-years diploma in general nursing, please tell me that how can I become a gynecologist

  26. Esther says:

    I’m studying psychology as bsc. Can i take gynaecology as Msc.

  27. Nikita Gupta says:

    Sir, I’m a student of B.pharm. can I pursue gynecology as my PG course.

  28. mboutidem benson says:

    the article i read is encouraging, i can now stand firm to my dream career.
    But now i need a good answer on the best university in Nigeria that renders an excellent teaching on gyneacology.

  29. Sonali patra says:

    Sir plz tell me how can i study gyanaecolgy and what its required percentage in 12th for entrance or which entrance exam is conduct to study this in odisha …In pcb subject i have secured 50 prcnt so can i study?

  30. Keerthana Joyce says:

    Sir I’m 12 now how can I go to ob/gyn stream by opting nursing course

  31. Pooja says:

    Hello sir I am completed my gnm nursing and now I want to do gynecology so plz sir give me information about that plz sir

  32. kamilat says:

    sir I just finished my ssce and now I want to take my jamb exam pls sir what am I to do if I want to become a gynaecologist

  33. Abhimanyu Singh says:

    Hello sir,
    I am pursuing BTech Biotechnology 3rd year, i just want know tht m i eligible to become a Gynaecologist if yes than please tell all the ways tht i can do .

  34. For need some information says:

    Hello, sir/ma’am.I’m in mbbs 2nd year and I want to ask you sir/ ma’am that can we do gynaecology course in external time ?? And can we do DGO so meet pg exam is compulsory or not and what about marrit list resently in Gujrat gynecology clg??plz sir / if you free so plz knowing me ?

  35. Nithya s says:

    I am b sc nursing graduate after I study for gynecologist md yes or no

  36. Rani thete says:

    Hello sir…main bsc nursing 1st year me hu..and want to become a gynecologist..what can I do sir ???😞plzz rpy sir ….

  37. Aliya kousar says:

    What combination should I take in science to become doctor gynaecologist

  38. .suresh Gupta says:

    Is BAMS degree holder elaseble
    For DGO

  39. Pooja says:

    Sir Mane Gnm kiya hua h or meri Age 28 Year h. Mujhe gyaneologist diploma ke liye kya karna chahiye. Plz tell me

  40. Debby says:

    Hello …please i didn’t do pass my chemistry…but I passed my other subjects…and I want to study gynecology in india….I don’t know if it’s possible with my chemistry

  41. Diksha Shakya says:

    Hii sir my Name is Diksha Shakya Now I m studies GNN completed actually my aim is to become a gynecologist I m very much interested in medical field so I need some more information of gynecologist want to do in the butt is there any sajection Thank you

  42. Saba khatoon says:

    I completed intermediate now I joined DGO CAN I….JOIN SIR PLEASE TELL ME….

  43. Priya says:

    I am doing mbbs now…
    I wish to specialise in reproductive endocrinology and infertility…
    Should i take md obs gyn or ms obs gyn….?

  44. Harsha sri says:

    I’m studying in 10th class my dream is to become gynaecology doctor. If we enter into this job means we can do this profession in abroad? My dream is to do this job in abroad. After 10th what I should do. Please give me a idea.

    • Tarun says:

      Plz help me out of this I wanna become a great gynecologist is my decision is right or wrong say me plz😋😆😍😅🤩

  45. Khushi says:

    Sir i am in 9th class and my dream is to make an gynecologistbecause my brother is also a gynecologist.I am very inspired from him. So plz suggest me about my career and my decision. Is my decision is right. Plz tell me and suuport me.Thnx

  46. navneet says:

    ryt now I m doing 12 …. I want to become a gynecologist.. how much marks are required in 12 in best university of aboard… can I do gynecology without mbbs ….or what others courses r available for gynecology except mbbs…

  47. Nandhika says:

    Sir my name is Nandhika now I am studying in class 12. Actually my aim is to become a gynecologist I am very much interested in medical field so, I need some more information of gynecologist

  48. Lisa says:

    Hello sir, i wnt to be a gynac doc bt i dnt wnt to do MBBS insead i wnt to go fo MD/MS directly afta my 10+2 cn i dn dt?

  49. Sulaima Siddiqui says:

    I want to become gynecologist what studies I have to do exactly

  50. Bushra fatima says:

    Right now I was pursuing bums and after completing bums may I applicable for gynnaecology through bums degree

  51. Bushra fatima says:

    Right now I was pursuing bums and after completing bums may I applicable for gynnaecology

  52. Nameera says:

    Can v directly join the courses like gynaecology n ENT after the completion of 10+2?????

  53. Anushka dubey says:

    Hello sir, I’m in class 12th with PCB and I want to become gyanochologist plz.. suggest me what should i do after completing my 12.. I hope u will help me.. thank you

  54. Anushka dubey says:

    Hellow sir, I’m in 12 class and I want to become a gyanochologist, I will ask you that which course will I do after completing my board exams??

    • Your Name...anant says:

      Hey anushka
      Wel to become gynecologist you need first complete your MBBS graduation course of 5.5yeAr after that again you need to score in NEET for post graduation.then you can choose your specialization catagory as obg/gyn

  55. Muhammad Yunus says:

    Hello Sir,
    My niece want to become a gynaecologist and she completed 10th in GSEB(Gujarat) so how to do

    • Hanif Khan says:

      After/pursuade 12th, she has to give the NEET exam and crack for MBBS course. after completing the MBBS she must go for MS gynaecology.

  56. Komal says:

    Sir… I m doing BHMS Ryt now.. I can do gynaecology and obstetrics after completing my degree..???

  57. rashmi says:

    how should I manage the time to become a gynecologist? please reply .

  58. Isabella says:

    Sir I want to know benefits of gynaecologist in working government and public sector?

  59. Sariya mansuri says:

    Can I be a gyneac after completing bhms or bms? Plz reply

  60. K says:

    How many years it takes to become gynaecologIstanbul in India??

  61. suhaankhan says:

    Thank you so much sir
    Actually I want to became gynaecologyst..

  62. Sidra hasan says:

    What would be the salary of a obgyn after super specialisation?

  63. Sabika says:

    Is is helpful in gynecologist profession

  64. Shashi prajapati says:

    I need more information about ghynologis course in detail

  65. Natasha solanki says:

    Hello sir I am student class 11.i am very interested medical field.i would like to know more about this field.i hope you will help me to my aim.

  66. Shivami says:

    Actually my 12th complete last year from arts so can i take admission gyn corse

  67. Arunima ajay says:

    Hello Sir.I’m the student of class 11.I am very interested in medical field especially as a gynaecologist.I have taken PCB.I would like to know more about this field.I hope you will help me to achieve my aim.Thank you

    • Sarvgyan says:

      yes you should start your preparation for NEET exam, after qualyfying NEET exam you can pursue MBBS and then at PG level you can pursue MS in Gymaecologist.

  68. Lizelle says:

    I’m appearing for my HSC exams this year. And will be giving my NEET exam in this may so I needed to know how to go about after my entrance exam and about good medical colleges, required percentage and so on…..

  69. Radhika says:

    Hello sir I have to become a gynae after completing mbbs so pls give me information about gynecologist

  70. Shivani says:

    I’m having my mbbs degree please send me more information so that I can prepare best

  71. bhavya says:

    thanks a lot sir…..
    i am thinking to go for gynaecology… send me more information about this career…
    Thank You once again!!

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