TB & Chest Diseases is a branch of medical science concerned with the treatment, prevention and cure of Tuberculosis and other diseases, which affect the chest and the respiratory organs.

Post graduate degree (MD) in TB & Chest Diseases is a three-year post graduate degree programme, during which the student learns about Community and Social Pulmonary Medicines, nutrition for TB suspects and critical care medicines etc. Candidates seeking admission into MD (TB & Chest Diseases) should possess an MBBS degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized university, which has gained recognition from the Medical Council of India (MCI).

To get admission in this course, one has to excel in national and state level entrance exams, such as All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE).