Top courses to become a pathologist


A pathologist can be very lucrative and promising career in India. Pathology is the demanding and evergreen field of medicine and diagnosis. The demand of pathologist is never ended. There are different UG or PG level courses offered by a number of colleges and universities in India. 

Here we are providing a list of top courses for the aspirants:

Degree Courses:
Bachelor of Audiology Speech and Language Pathology
M.D. in  Pathology
M.Sc in Medical Technology - Pathology
Ph.D. in Pathology
Ph.D. in Speech Pathology and Audiology

Diploma Courses:
Diploma in Pathology  : Duration 2 years
Diploma in Clinical Pathology: Duration 2 years
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pathology : Duration 2 years
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Genetics and Pathological Techniques: 15 Months

Certification Courses: (1 Year)
PDCC (Post Doctrol Certificate Course) in Blood Banking & Immunohaematology
PDCC in Blood Component Therapy & Apheresis
PDCC in Hepatopathology
PDCC in Renal Pathology
Post MD Certificate course in Cytopathology
Post MD Certificate course in Immunopathology

One can choose to be specialized in any of them: 
Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine
Chemical Pathology
Forensic Pathology
Surgical Pathology
Medical Microbiology
Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine
Paediatric Pathology
Veterinary Pathology
Plant Pathology

Top Institutes in India:
Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences - Andhra Pradesh
Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad
Government Medical College, Chandigarh
Goa Medical College
St. Johns Medical College - Bangalore.  
B J Medical College, Ahmedabad

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Career Prospects:
Pathologists find employment with agriculture, public health, law enforcement, and many entities in other fields. Positions for pathologists are available in prestigious government hospitals such as AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi), where the posts are filled up as and when the vacancy arises; in military and government agencies such as the National Institute of Health, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and Food and Drug Administration. Drug manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology companies also employ pathologists. Another option for Pathologists is to start their own diagnostic laboratories or become consultants to private industry.


For UG Courses: 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology from any recognized Board
For PG Courses: You will be eligible for PG courses after passing bachelor's degree in related discipline. Admission to Doctor of Medicine (MD) programme will be offered after the successful completion of MBBS course.


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