Government Colleges for Diploma in Clinical Pathology


Clinical Pathology is a branch of medicine, which is called by this name in some countries, while it is referred by other names like laboratory medicine, clinical/medical biology and clinical analysis in some countries.

It is a branch of medicine that deals with the identification of diseases on the basis of lab analysis of bodily fluids like tissues, urine and blood with the help of tools of molecular pathology, hematology, microbiology and chemistry. Diploma in Clinical Pathology course is a two-year PG course, which is offered by many medical colleges in India and the details regarding the government colleges offering this course in India in different states are given below:

Andhra Pradesh:

Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad

Guntur Medical College, Guntur

Kakatiya Medical College, Wrangal

Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada

S V Medical College, Tirupati


Assam Medial College, Dibrugarh

Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati


Patna Medical College, Patna


Pt. J N M Medical College, Raipur


B J Medical College, Ahmedabad

Government Medical College, Bhavnagar

Government Medical College, Surat

Medical College, Baroda

MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar

Seth K M School of Postgraduate Medicine and Research, Ahmedabad

Himachal Pradesh:

Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla

Jammu & Kashmir:

Government Medical College, Jammu


Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi


Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli

Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary


Govt. Medical College, Calicut

Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

Madhya Pradesh:

Gajra Raja Medical College, Gwalior

Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal

M G M Medical College, Indore

Shyam Shah Medical College, Rewa


Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

B. J. Medical College, Pune

Dr. Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College, Solapur

Government Medical College, Aurangabad

Govt. Medical College, Latur

Govt. Medical College, Miraj

SRTR Medical College, Ambajogai


SCB Medical College, Cuttack


Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry

Government Medical College, Amritsar

Tamil Nadu:

Dr. ALM PG Institution of Basic Medical Sciences, Chennai

Madras Medical College, Chennai

Stanley Medical College, Chennai

Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh:

GSVM Medial College, Kanpur

S N Medical College, Agra

West Bengal:

Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkota

School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata

Subjects covered under Diploma in Clinical Pathology course:

Some of the subjects covered under the two-year PG diploma course in clinical pathology are:

Applied biotechnology

Applied microbiology & Serology

Laboratory methods including quality control


Blood banking including transfusion medicine


Systemic pathology

General pathology including immunopathology

These subjects are offered as theoretical subjects, while some of the practical subjects offered are:

Sterilization techniques, culture-methods, identification and reporting

Collection and dispatching of samples to laboratory and handling of equipment

Microscopic examination of stools and reporting

Cytopathology – techniques and reporting

Histopathology – techniques and reporting

Techniques and interpretation of various procedures in transfusion medicine

Hands on experience and interpretation of serological tests like pregnancy, ASO, RF, HBV, HIV, VDRL and Widal

Eligibility for admission:

For getting into to the Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pathology course, candidates must have completed their MBBS with internship from an institution that has earned approval from the Medical Council of India.

Job scope for diploma holders in clinical pathology:

Candidates, who have completed their diploma in clinical pathology, can find employment opportunities in medical laboratories of popular hospitals or they can also start their own laboratory and can become entrepreneurs.



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One Response to “Government Colleges for Diploma in Clinical Pathology”

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    what is the aligibility and fees structre of the pg diploma in clinical pathology?