The department of Pathology comprises of general and special pathology including histopathology, hematology, microbiology and chemical pathology. Teaching of general principles are supplemented by experimental work by which students are equipped with the skills required for the collection of different specimens for the pathological analysis and are able to perform commonly used tests done in the laboratory. The aim is to produce clinicians with better understanding of the disease process so that they objectively use diagnostic tools designed to help them to reach a conclusive diagnosis in the shortest possible time. The curriculum therefore covers every known aspect of modern day investigations being carried out across the globe.
The department has achieved excellent result in the last academic session. The department has an adequate slide bank and gross specimen collection for the teaching purposes. This department is also equipped with a Penta Head with LCD display screen and a bi head microscope for proper explanation of the microscopic slides. Individual student binocularmicroscopes are also available for proper training. The department also has two labs along with
experienced teachers and technical staff.
Pathology department is a continuous source of encouragement for its faculty members to acquire post-graduation. The academic session includes lectures, practical microbiology, histopathology slide discussions, museum classes, tutorials and small group discussions for MBBS students. Pathology is taught during the third and fourth years of the MBBS program. The students are evaluated internally and externally. The department has a well-designed museum displaying neatly mounted specimens and several detailed and highly informative charts/ graphs.