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Survey Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016
A Cross Sectional Observational Study on the Attitude of Medical Students about the Existing Curricular Pattern in Medical Education
M. S. Ahil M. D | M. D. R. Sarojini M. D. | R. Parameswari M. D.
Abstract: Background There is general consensus to modify medical curriculum to make it more practical and application oriented. Aim & Objective To evaluate the attitude of MBBS students towards medical curriculum and the changes they want in the curriculum Methodology A semi structured questionnaire was designed and given to three consecutive batches of MBBS students and results obtained. Results Majority of the students find the medical curriculum interesting but voluminous. They opine that social media is the major distractive factor from studies. They also feel it will be better if the final year is extended to 1 years
Keywords: medical curriculum, attitude, questionnaire, university marks, socialmedia
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016,
Pages: 1481 - 1483