Doctor of Medicine (Pathology) | MD (Pathology)


Affiliating Body

The Program is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS).

Student Intake

2 students per year (Government quota: 01, Institutional Quota: 01)

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Key Information


  • The primary teaching-learning methods employed are didactic lectures, hands-on practical sessions, actual working experience in various sections of the laboratories - Histopathology, Cytology, Hematology, Clinical pathology.
  • Working in blood bank
  • Autopsy training
  • Seminars, Case based learning, Powerpoint presentations, Journal Reviews
  • Paper and poster presentations in conferences
  • Research projects, Dissertation


  • Course content is delivered by expert and committed faculty which is in full strength as per NMC norms.
  • Adequate infrastructure Facilities – (lecture halls, specialized departmental laboratories, library and hostel) ensure student comfort and smooth delivery of course content.
  • Adequate Clinical material at K J Somaiya charitable hospital with a good number of patients ensures adequate exposure and experience in laboratory work in various sections.
  • Availability of Frozen section facility with variety of oncology specimens provide very good histopathology experience.

Program Outcome

A MD (Pathology) Post graduate can opt for the following career paths ahead

  • Can join a teaching institute and pursue a career in Pathology teaching.
  • Can join private hospitals or corporate laboratories as a consultant histopathologist, cytopathologist, hematopathologist
  • Can start own laboratory.


The curriculum is prescribed by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. Please visit the link and go to page 2 to view the details.