The purpose of this programme is to standardize Pathology teaching at Post Graduate level in order to achieve uniformity in undergraduate teaching and creating suitable manpower with appropriate expertise.
A candidate qualifying in the M.D. (Pathology) examination should be:-
- Capable of offering a high quality diagnosis in a given clinical situation with an appropriate and relevant sample of tissue, blood, body fluid, etc., for the purpose of overall wellbeing of the ill
- Able to teach and share his knowledge and competence with others. He/She should be able to take up teaching assignments in Medical Colleges / Institutes
- Capable of pursuing clinical and laboratory based research. He/She should know the basic research methodology so that they can conduct fundamental and applied research