Ph. D - Pathology

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The program will foster your professional growth and personal development through theory.

The PhD in Pathology is designed to prepare you to be a visionary and dynamic pathologist capable of delivering comprehensive, scientifically rigorous, patient-centred care while performing cutting-edge research and contributing to advancing knowledge in the field. The program will foster your professional growth and personal development through theory, integrated didactic/clinical experiences, independent study, mentorship with faculty and regional leaders in the field, interaction with patients and their families, as well as service-learning. You will become part of an academic pathology community that will support your career goals by providing unparalleled examination opportunities, networking expertise, and training.  The PhD in Pathology is designed for students who master the required coursework in the first two years and are ready to commit full-time to residency training with their thesis research at one of the world's largest medical institutions. This degree provides a broad education, including extensive training in the whole laboratory process, subcellular analysis, clinical data interpretation, translational research methods, and career development unmatched by other programs. The MSTP prepares students for advanced graduate research training and discovery science positions by selecting and attracting high achieving students, providing an excellent core curriculum with specialised electives, and promoting postdoctoral inter. The Pathology PhD program prepares students for leadership positions in academic pathology, research and industry. Students are trained in all aspects of the discipline, including tissue processing, microscopy, molecular and immunochemical methods, statistics, management and teaching.

If you are planning to take up a PhD program, enrolling at Pathology is the ideal choice. This multidisciplinary course offers in-depth knowledge of diagnostics, research methods, drug development and clinical trials. In addition to that, it also introduces students to ethical and socio-economic issues about Pathology. Top institutes offering this course in India include the University of Delhi, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, Punjab University Chandigarh, Osmania University Hyderabad and Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU). The average tuition fee for PhD in India ranges between Rs.10,000 to Rs.50,000/- per annum as per your area of study and duration of the course. Students who have secured admission in colleges like AIIMS, JIPMER are charged higher tuition fees ranging up to Rs.2Lacs per annum. The method for PhD is highly dependent on the state you are studying and the college you have been admitted to.

If you have been practising in the field of Pathology for several years and are looking to pursue higher studies, or if you have done a PG diploma in pathology and are keen on a career in medicine, then this is the course for you. This programme is very well suited for a person who has an excellent academic past and has a zeal to serve and help society in times of need. An interesting and often exciting career is available to individuals in both the public and private sector who have earned a degree in Pathology. While many opportunities exist, advancement depends on your ability to either be self-employed (i.e., private practice) or to become knowledgeable about new developments in the field while teaching students and practising medicine.