MD - Pathology

MD (Pathology)

An MD, also known as a Doctor of Medicine in Pathology, specializes in studying various diseases and the causes and effects of those diseases. After completing an MBBS program, a student may pursue an MD in Pathology, a postgraduate degree that takes two years to complete.

Candidates must first have earned their MBBS from an institution recognized as eligible for the MD Pathology program. In addition to this, candidates are required to have worked in an internship for an entire year.

The entrance examinations' results are considered when choosing students for the MD Pathology program. Candidates must pass one of several entrance exams, including NEET PG, AIIMS PG, JIPMER, and others, to be considered for admission to the MD program.

Topics covered in the programme structure are:

  • General pathology
  • Systematic pathology
  • Haematology
  • Surgical pathology
  • Autopsy pathology

Scope in MD (Pathology)

The MD Pathology job scope is in high demand both in India and abroad, and there is a diverse selection of doctorates from which to choose. Jobs after completing MD Pathology programmes in India can be found in various fields, and these fields offer competitive salaries and excellent placement opportunities for graduates with doctoral degrees.

Career Options in MD (Pathology)

Anaesthetists or Anaesthesiologist, Bacteriologist, Cardiologist, Chief Medical Officer, Chiropodist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Dermatologist, ENT Specialist, Enterologist, Gastroenterologist, General Practitioner, General surgeons, Gynaecologist, and Hospital Administrator all have a high demand for MD Pathology graduates in India. The Master of Medicine in Pathology (MD) program is a postgraduate degree that provides graduates with excellent career opportunities in both the private and public sectors of various reputable organizations in India and elsewhere in the world. They are: 

  • ICU Doctors
  • MBBS Doctor
  • Senior Resident Doctor
  • IVF Fertility Doctor
  • Anaesthesiologist, Bacteriologist
  • Cardiologist
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Chiropodist
  • General Practitioner

The areas of recruitment for medical doctors specializing in pathology

MD Pathology doctorates are preferred by most private and public sectors of various reputable organizations working in India and abroad. The following are some of the recruitment areas for the programme:

  • Clinics
  • Biomedical Companies
  • Health Centres
  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories
  • Medical Colleges
  • Medical Foundation/Trust

Programme offered at

  • GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, GIMSR Campus

Duration of the programme

  • 3 Years

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Curriculum and Syllabus