Pathologist: Information, How to Become, Syllabus, Courses, Career, Salary

Medical Pathologist

Introduction

In common parlance, a pathologist is also called a doctor. But while the job of a physician or other doctor is to treat the patient, the job of a pathologist is to identify the patient’s disease. It is said that the medical field is an area where there is no recession, it is meant to say that human beings do nothing else, but if he is ill, he will definitely go to the doctor and the doctor must ask him to check to find out his illness.

This is the reason that currently the medical field is considered the safest sector to earn money. So today through our article we will try to know how a person can earn his money by becoming a pathologist. But before that, we know in the ordinary language who are pathologists.

Who are Pathologists?

At present, not every person may have gone to the hospital and doctor due to his / her ill, but every person must have gone to the hospital with some concerned person or to take the news about him or her at the doctor or hospital and at the same time, he must have noticed that the doctor is asked to examine the patient to diagnose the condition of the disease and the disease in the patient’s body.

The person who studies the cause of diseases and their effects on the body through a sample of the patient’s feces, urine, blood, cells, tissues, etc is called a Pathologist. In ordinary language, a scientist who studies the causes of disease and its effects on the body, especially a person who examines a sample of cells and tissues of the body for diagnosis and forensic purposes in the laboratory is called Pathologist.

There are three types of courses for medical laboratory technology in India.

  • Certificate Course
  • diploma Course
  • Degree Course

Certificate in Medical Lab Technology (C.M.L.T.)

It is a six-month course, the qualification to get admission in it is 10th pass.

Diploma in Medical Lab Technology (D.M.L.T.)

The qualification to get admission in this course is intermediate. The duration of this course is two years. In intermediate, the main subject is PCB or PCM.

B.Sc In Medical Laboratory Technology (B.Sc. MLT)

To take admission in this course, you must pass with intermediate science subjects. Its duration is three years.

M.Sc in Medical Lab Technologist Program

To take admission in MSc in Medical Lab Technologist program, you must have a high school diploma first, followed by an associate program of 2 years. This program is conducted by a community college, technical school, vocational school or university. The admission process for admission in it is determined by the college or university. The admission test is conducted in a good college and in another college usually without it is done with the help of merit.

Best Universities to do Pathology Courses

  • Calicut University
  • Government Medical College, Indore
  • Amity University
  • Viva Medical College, Amritsar
  • Manipal University, Manipal
  • Delhi University
  • Jamia Hamdard University
  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • Indian Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Lucknow
  • Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata
  • Delhi Paramedical and Management Institute, New Delhi
  • Paramedical College, Durgapur
  • Shivalik Institute of Paramedical Technology, Chandigarh
  • TirthankarMahaveer University, Moradabad
  • Ramamurthy Medical College, Bareilly
  • Ruhelkhand Medical College, Bareilly
  • IFTM University, Moradabad

How can Pathologists Earn their Money?

Pathologists can work in any government and private hospitals. Apart from this, they can earn a considerable amount by playing the role of the researcher in the field of hospital and medicines. You can get a job in a well-known pathology lab and you can earn money by opening your own pathology lab.

Salary                                     ₹518k – ₹2m
Bonus                                     ₹5k – ₹199k
Profit-Sharing                      ₹0 – ₹2k
Total Pay                               ₹582k – ₹2m

Avg. Salary Per Department

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning         ₹1,027,894
Quality Assurance/Quality Control       ₹1,176,517
People Management                                   ₹1,187,040
Infectious Disease Knowledge                  ₹810,000
Medicine/Surgery                                     ₹775,000

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