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Fewer doctors are training to become surgeons these days and non-surgical courses such as cardiology, endocrinology, urology, nephrology and medical oncology have emerged as the big draw for young health professionals(AFP)

Fewer doctors opting to become surgeons, shows health ministry data

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2019 09:58 AM IST
In the 2018-19 academic year, 189 of the 2,029 seats in the super-speciality courses had no takers, according to data on candidates who cleared the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to such disciplines.
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