Post Graduate Diploma in Histotechnology & Cytotechnology

Cancer research and diagnosis has created a great demand for Histotechnologists and Cytotechnologists over the years. Unlike the short-term training sessions in Histotechnology and Cytotechnology, this specialization also lays emphasis on the theoretical underpinnings of the skills. A specialized Histotechnology course conducted by a dedicated histopathology laboratory is the need of the hour.

  • Fixation & Tissue Processing
  • Embedding & Microtomy
  • Frozen Section, Histochemistry
  • Molecular Pathology Techniques


1 Year.


  • The candidate should have completed B.Sc (Life Sciences / Microbiology / Biosciences / Chemistry with Biology)+ MLT or B.Sc (MLT).



Career opportunities for Histotechnologists and cytotechnologists are abundant. The number of jobs available in the field globally exceed the number of professionals available at present.
They secure opportunities with pathologists in hospitals, private laboratories, in medical research facilities and in Government research facilities. Furthermore, experienced professionals may choose their path into education, research or administration.


Faculty comprises of eminent professionals MD(Path.), Histotechnologist, Cytotechnologist, Management cadre and soft skill trainer.