CPS Admission


The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai is generally known as CPS. It is an authorized medical organization in Mumbai, promoting postgraduate specialized medical training to meet the shortage of specialist medical Doctors in India. The roots of the institution dated back to the year 1913. This college was empowered in conformity with Royal College of England, and therefore, established as a similar institution to “Royal College of Surgeons in London.” The main objective of college is to arrange PostGraduate Medical Training, Research & Advances in the Medical Profession through CPS admissions.

CPS Mumbai, is located near to KEM Hospital. Campus is spanning over an area of 80,000 square Feet. College functions in a five storied building, having various departments, Lecture halls, a spacious Examination halls having capacity to accommodate 500 candidates at once.

It was registered in 1913 under the Bombay Society Act of 1860. CPS Mumbai is an autonomous body functioning under various specializations to cater to the needs of Doctor and contribute to the Medical sector in India. It offers Diplomas, fellowship courses and 2 Certificate courses. Currently there are more than 1500+ Doctors are pursuing diploma courses under it. CPS is only the second legalized body after National Board of Educations to provide affiliation to various districts and private medical colleges and hospitals.

CPS Course and Programs  

To boost postgraduate medical specialization in the country CPS offers many Diplomas, Fellowship programs and 2 certificate courses of 1 year duration.

Certificate Course

  • C.DIAB- Certificate in Diabetology.
  • C.HIV- Certificate in HIV/AIDS

Diploma courses

Diploma courses are provided for 2 years.

DOMSDiploma in General surgery
DGODiploma in Child Health
DCHDiploma in  Gynecology and Obstetrics
DPBDiploma in  Dermatology and Venereology
DDVDiploma in Pathology and Bacteriology
DADiploma in  Oto-Rhino-Laryngology (E.N.T.)
DORLDiploma in Anaesthesia 
DORTHODiploma in  Psychological Medicine(Part I & II)
DPMDiploma in Orthopaedics
DMREDiploma in Tuberculosis Diseases 
TDDDiploma in  Medical Radiology & Electrology(Part I & II)
DFPDiploma in Public Health 
DPHDiploma in  Family Planning
DTMDiploma in  Tropical Medicine & Health
DTMHDiploma in Transfusion Medicine
DGSDiploma in Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery.

Fellowship programs

Fellowship programs are three years long courses;

FCPS- CH FCPS Child Health
FCPS- OPTHLFCPS Ophthalmology
FFCPS- MID-GYN FCPS Midwifery and Gynecology 
FCPS- ORLFCPS Oto-Rhino- Laryngology
FCPS- DERMTFCPS Dermatology and Venerology
FCPS-ANAESFCPS Anesthesiology

CPS Admission Eligibility criteria  

Eligibility criteria to get admission in College of Physicians and Surgeons are simple and straightforward. Candidates seeking Diploma/Fellowship/ Certificate courses from this institution are required to obtain MBBS qualification or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Medical council of India. 

Candidates are required to qualify MBBS examination recognized by MCI to take admission in any CPS affiliated medical college or institution in India. Additionally all aspirants have to produce Certificate of Eligibility prior to admission and, they must hold permanent registration with the Medical Council of Maharashtra or State Medical Council. 

CPS Exam 2020 will soon happen in the month of March-April. CPS Admissions will be held once a year and batch will start from Aug-Sept every year.   

CPS Recognition & Affiliation  

All Diplomas/Fellowship and certificate courses are recognized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to impart postgraduate education in India and Government of Malaysia.  

CPS is recognized by the medical Council of Maharashtra, Gujrat, Odisha, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, etc. It is also recognized by the Union territory of Dadar and Nagar Haveli. 

There are approximately 20 institutions of identical fields affiliated for providing medical training under CPS affiliation in Gujrat. However, 125+ medical Institutions involving private medical Colleges, Govt. Medical Colleges, Deemed universities or Corporation medical Institutions recognized by UGC are affiliated to CPS for providing PG medical specialized training programs. 

So, this is how CPS admissions helps graduate Doctors to pursue a specialized medical training program in a particular field to become a specialist Doctor or obtain equivalent degree to MD/MS in India.

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