Anatomy department is one of the best and
efficient departments in Pondicherry Institute of
Medical Sciences. It has a very eminent and
experienced set of teaching faculty. It is
housed in the ground floor of Basic Sciences
The department has a big Dissection Hall with 200 students'
capacity. It is equipped with a special
exhaust duct system, Camera with close circuit TV
and public addressing system. There are 2
big tanks for storing 50 cadavers at a time.
It has two separate rooms for storage of bones and
chemicals. Embalming facilities are also
provided. Both official and private
embalmings are undertaken. Students are
provided with individual lockers.
The Histology Lab is big enough to accommodate
sixty students. Students have individual
self illuminating light microscopes. It has
a separate preparation room with all necessary
Two demonstration rooms are there which can
accommodate sixty students each. There are
audio visual teaching aids in each demonstration
We have an attractive and large Museum with a
separate museum curator's room and a specimen
preparation room. there are plenty of wet
specimens, charts, models, imaging pictures and
skeletal sets on display. it is being
visited by students of different schools of
Pondicherry and around Pondicherry and getting
There is a separate departmental library with
more than 100 books. There is also a
research lab for Post Graduates and staff.
Number of Research Papers have been published in
various journals. More research works are in
progress in the department.