As per BMDC rules, the department of Pathology offers 270 hours course during two years (one & half years to three & half years of five years MBBS course) following the first professional MBBS examination that is existing.

As per new rule of BMDC, study of Pathology will start in 3rd phase, the comprehensive course will continue for one (1) year with 100 hours lecture classes, 100 hours tutorials and 28 hours practical classes. The total teaching hours are 228 hours. The course will be evaluated by 3rd Professional Examination.


General Objective:

The medical graduate is to provide comprehensive knowledge of the cause and mechanism of disease, in order to enable them to achieve complete understanding of the clinical manifestation and natural history of the disease.

Specific Objective:

After completion of Pathology course, undergraduate medical students will be able to:

> Explain basic mechanism of diseases: Etiology, Pathogenesis, Morphological changes

with emphasis on common diseases prevalent in Bangladesh.

> Co-relate between clinical findings and pathological changes.

> Chalk out simple investigation plan for diagnosis and follow up of diseases.

> Interpret laboratory results and understand their implication.

> Demonstrate knowledge about the use of Histopathology, FNAC, Cytological

examination, Pap smear, Frozen section and Immuno-histochemistry.

> Develop attitude for further learning of the subject.

– Develop skills to performTC, DC, Eosinophil count, estimation of Hb% and ESR

– Semen analysis.

– Routine examination of Urine.

– Microscopic examination of body fluids

– CSF examination

РWriting a requisition form for histo-pathological and cytological examination.