About the Department


The goal of teaching pathology is to provide undergraduate students a comprehensive knowledge of the causes and mechanisms of disease, in order to enable them to achieve complete understanding of the natural history and clinical manifestations of the disease.

The goal of postgraduate medical education shall be to produce competent specialist

  1. Who shall recognize the health needs of the community and carry out professional obligation ethically and in keeping with the objectives of the national health policy;
  2. Who shall have mastered most of the competencies, retaining to the specialty, that are required to be practiced at the secondary and tertiary levels of the healthcare delivery system;
  3. Who shall be aware of contemporary advances and developments in discipline concerned;
  4. Who shall have acquired a spirit of scientific inquiry and oriented to the principles of research methodology and epidemiology;
  5. Who shall have acquired the basic skills in teaching of the medical and paramedical professionals.


  1. The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students in Pathology is to achieve the highest standards as far as academic teaching is concerned.
  2. To conduct various UG/PG curricular activities with respect to MCI/MUHS guidelines.


  1. Describe the rationale and principles of technical procedures of diagnostic laboratory tests.
  2. Interpret diagnostic laboratory tests and correlate with clinical and morphological features of diseases.
  3. Perform simple bedside tests on blood, Urine and other biological fluid samples.
  4. Draw a rational scheme of investigations aimed at diagnosing and managing common disorders.
  5. Recognize morbid anatomical and Histopathological changes for the diagnosis of the common disorder.


At the end of one and half years, the student shall be able to integrate the causes and mechanisms of disease most prevalent in India with their natural history for the understanding of their clinical course and management.


Specialized Service Provided by the Department

The Department provides facilities in the field of

  • Haematology
    • Routine Haematological Investigations
    • Facilities available for work up
    • Coagulation Disorders
    • Leukemia
    • Nutritional Anaemia
    • Hemolytic Anaemia
    • Bone Marrow aspiration and biopsy procedures are being routinely done
    • HPLC
  • Blood Bank
    • Whole Blood
    • Blood Components
  • Histopathology
    • Frozen Section
    • Special Stains
    • Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Set up
    • Biopsy and Surgical Pathology Study
  • Cytopathology
    • Exfoliative Cytology especially Pap Smear for screening and early detection of carcinoma cervix and related lesions
    • Liquid Based Pap Test (BD SurePath)
    • Fluid Cytology (all Fluids)
    • Cytospin
    • Biopsy and Surgical Pathology Study
    • FNAC (USG and CT guided)

Specialized Equipment available in the Department

  • Automatic Tissue Processors
  • Semi-Automated Microtome
  • Freezing Microtome (Cryostat) : Thermo Shandon
  • Blood Gas Analyzer
  • Blood Cell Haematology Analyzer 3 Part
  • Blood Cell Haematology Analyzer 5 Part
  • Coagulometer
  • Digital Vortex Mixer
  • Pentahead Microscope (Nikon)

Departmental Library

There is a separate Departmental Library

  • Books - Available
  • Journals - Available

Departmental Research Lab

  • There is separate Research Laboratory in Pathology Department with equipment.

Departmental Museum

  • There is a Museum in Pathology Department in which specimens are arranged properly. There are mounted and unmounted specimens available. Charts and Catalogues are also available in the museum.

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