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 Block.
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 4 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
The Histology Lab is big enough to
accommodate 80 students. Students have individual
self illuminating light microscopes. It has a
separate preparation room with all necessary
facilities for preparing the slides.
Two air –
conditioned demonstration rooms are there which
can accommodate 75 students each. There are audio
visual teaching aids in each demonstration room.
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,
skeletal sets and rotating X – ray lobbies on
display. It is being visited by students of
different schools of Pondicherry and around
Pondicherry and getting benefited. Each specimen
has separate chart with photograph / drawing for
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 read in various
conferences and published in various journals.
More research works are in progress in the
The administrative section and
staff rooms are housed in the left extreme of the
floor. Each teaching staff has separate room with
all facilities. There is an office cum secretary
room with multimedia facility.
getting various ranks in University examinations
and getting Post Graduate seats in various
colleges all over India. Some students are
involved in research projects.
activities include Dr. Virender Kumar Nim is part
of the Peer teams for NAAC inspection of various
Universities. Dr. Rema Devi is inspector for NABL.
Recently Cytogenetic Laboratory is started under
Dr. Rema Devi, providing Cytogenetic studies for
patients and for Research to various Departments.