Fellowship in Paediatrics

  • 1 year course
  • Live lectures and webinars by renowned clinicians
  • 3 months clinical postings
  • Rotation in paediatric OPDs, paediatric & neonatal wards during clinical postings
Accreditation Partner:

Key Features

Certification by AHERF & Medvarsity

Clinical postings at flagship hospitals

Unique program in India

Build expertise in handling pediatric patients

Course Description

The ‘Fellowship in Pediatrics‘ course provides opportunities for study in a broad range of basic, translational and clinical science related to child health, including major strengths in Infectious Diseases, vaccines, developmental immunology and hematology, neurosciences and gastroenterology.

This course is aimed at medical graduates who are already working or who are planning to work in paediatric units of the hospitals and intending to improve their knowledge and skills in managing child patients. Any MBBS graduate registered with a State Medical Council or the Medical council of India (MCI) is eligible to take this course.

This course opens up career opportunities like being part of a team that delivers Paediatric care as a trained professional in paediatric healthcare.

This course is certified by Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation & Medvarsity.


Course Outline

Session 1 - Basic Paediatrics
Essential Clinical Methods (History and Physical Examination)
Growth and Development.
Common Procedures in Paediatric Practice
Session 2 - Care of New Born – Neonatology
Neonatal Resuscitation
Breast feeding
Neonatal Jaundice
Low Birth Weight (LBW) Infants
Congenital Anomalies
Conditions Causing Respiratory Distress
Session 3 - Paediatric Infections
Viral Infections
Bacterial Infections
Parasitic Infections
Session 4 - Paediatric Specialities
Paediatric Cardiology
Paediatric Pulmonology
Paediatric Gastroenterology
Paediatric Neurology
Paediatric Nephrology
Paediatric Endocrinology
Paediatric Rheumatology
Paediatric Hematology
Paediatric Oncology
Paediatric Dermatology
Session 5 - Other Specialities
Paediatric Surgery
Paediatric Ophthalmology
Paediatric ENT
Paediatric Orthopedics
Paediatric Intensive Care and Emergencies
Session 6 - Micellaneous
Developmental Disorders
Adolescent Health
Common Dental Problems
Behavioural Problems
Paediatric Therapeutics
Course Duration
  • 170 Hrs (Learning Content)
  • 12 Weeks (Live Virtual Classes)
Accreditation Partner

Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

Payment Options


1. Eligibility for the course
  • Can I submit my certificates at a later date after enrollment? Will my provisional certificates suffice the requirement?
    • Certificates are a proof of your previous educational background check thus will be required for the enrollment. However in case of any difficulty you may give a written undertaking to that effect for providing the certificates within the stipulated time frame.
  • Are there any prerequisites for joining this course?
    • To be eligible for this program, you need to complete the MBBS undergraduate program and register with MCI/ State Medical Council. You will be required to submit a copy of the MBBS degree certificate along with MCI/ State Medical Council registration
  • What are the prerequisites for an international student?
    • An international medical graduate should apply for a provisional certification to MCI prior to admission to this course. Our guidance counsellors will be able to provide more information on the same.
2. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on the "Learn" button on the top right of this page using the login ID and password provided to you. In case you don't have access to login ID and password, write to us at srm@medvarsity.com & quote your registered email ID.
  • What if I am unable to open the Medvarsity website?
    • For any queries or any technical assistance, please call on our toll free number (1800-103-6006) or write to us at srm@medvarsity.com. The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
  • How do I access my course?
  • My User ID and Password isn't working on the LMS.
    •  You will be issued a new user ID and password on completion of the registration process. The user ID created for your registration process will not work on our LMS
3. Contact Program
  • Is the contact program mandatory?
    • For the Fellowship in pediatrics the contact program is mandatory. Any contact program provides a student with an opportunity to learn clinical hands-on techniques and skills that are helpful in the practice of the discipline. It is therefore recommended that you opt for contact program .Your final certificate will not be issued without completion of the contact program.
  • What if I am not able to attend the contact program at the scheduled date?
    • You can attend the next scheduled contact program upon information and concurrence by your program coordinator.
  • Can I choose the center where I wish to attend the contact program?
    • You will be required to attend the contact program at the nearest prescribed center where you are assigned.
  • What is the minimum attendance required during the program?
    •  It is mandatory to attend all 3 months of contact program for the Fellowship in Pediatrics.
  • Will there be arrangements for lodging and boarding provided for students during the Contact Program in case their contact center is out of station from their hometown?
    • You will have to make your own arrangements for boarding and lodging. All contact programs are held in centrally located regions with access to all necessary requirements.
4. Assessment and Exams
  • How will I be assessed during and at the end of the course?
    • You will be assessed through MCQ based online assessment at the end of each module. At the end of the course, you will take the Final Examination (MCQ based online assessment) and viva examination.
  • What is the criterion for being eligible for the Final Examination?
    • You should have passed MCQ based online assessment of each module with a minimum of 60% marks. Then only you can take the Final Examination.
  • How do I appear for the MCQ based online Examination at the end of each module?
    • You have to login into our LMS at lms.medvarsity.com or www.apolloknowledge.com using your user ID and password, and then proceed with the examination as follows:
    • Click on My courses and then click on learn option. Here you will find various options like case discussions, videos, animations, eBook, assessment etc. Click on take assessment and read all the instructions carefully
    • Click on it and then click on to start exam and your exam will begin
    • Every 60 seconds page gets deactivated, hence it is important that you refresh the page time and again.
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the first attempt?
    • If you are not able to clear the module test in the first attempt, you can always take a second attempt to clear your module tests.
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the second attempt?
    • You can write to us at srm@medvarsity.com requesting for another attempt by paying a reactivation fee.
  • How many attempts do I have for the final exam?
    • One attempt
  • What if I do not clear the final examination?
    • You can attempt the exam again by paying the applicable reactivation fee.
  • What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?
    • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at srm@medvarsity.com, directing it to the academics team.
  • While attempting the online exam, what if there is a power cut or the internet gets disconnected?          
    •  If at all there is a power cut or your internet gets disconnected, there is nothing to worry. When you login again, you can continue your test from the point where you had stopped.
  • What if I am not able to complete the course within the duration?
    • You will have to send a request to the CRM team to extend your course and pay the applicable reactivation.
5. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course. On a case to case basis we will introduce your profile to specific recruiting partners but no job guarantee is provided.
6. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?

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