Problems faced by Medical Post Graduates during theory exams.


1. General medicine- had multiple attacks of intentional tremors and pen rolling movements.

2. General surgery- Couldn’t find an avascular plane and couldn’t cut across it smoothly.

3. Orthopaedics- could not perform Answer Deduction and Question Fixation.

4. Pediatrics- alleged that paper was set by pedophiles.

5. Radiology- Couldn’t function properly in the bright daylight.

6. Obs & Gynaecology- developed P.I.H. (Paper Induced Hypertension).

7. Ophthalmology- developed amaurosis fugax.

8. ENT- Pen got stuck in the nose as a foreign body.

9. Preventive & Social medicine- could not decide which committee’s recommendations to follow.

10. Chest & TB- had suffocating doubts throughout, hence resorted to hyperventilation.

11. Anesthesia- faced sedative effects of questions.

12. Dermatology- developed hypersensitivity to questions.

13. Psychiatry- couldn’t surmise, why they were being questioned like this.

14. Pathology- Grade IV questions, high grade dysplasia, no recognizable pattern.

15. Microbiology- found it difficult to read the questions with naked eyes without the assistance of microscope.

16. Pharmacology- Developed question overdose effects and couldn’t find an antidote.

17. Forensic medicine- Rigor mortis set in before they started writing.

18. Anatomy- couldn’t determine the origins and insertions of questions.

19. Physiology- had sympathetic over activity with tendencies to fight, fright and flight.

20. Biochemistry- Homeostasis of their internal environment was disturbed, once they came out of the lab.



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An Emergency Physician by profession; writer, musician, entrepreneur, sportsman and a poet by passion, Dr. Mohit Garg is currently working as Sr. Consultant & Head of the Accident & Emergency department at Gleneagles Hospital, Mumbai. Apart from his zeal to write, he is also passionate about academics and is involved in teaching activities to young doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. This website is a source through which he fulfils his talent to write, and also to bring about a social change for society & the medical fraternity.

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