Academic

Educational courses

Undergraduate

The department continues with its undergraduate teaching programmes which include MBBS (two semesters), BSc (MLT) (two semesters), BSc (Allied medical sciences) BSc (Nursing) (one semester), MRT (two semesters), and MRC (two semesters) and BMRSc (two semesters). New methods of teaching like problem-based learning modules, small group discussions, buzz sessions, revision exercises like formulation of multiple choice questions and open book examinations were introduced for the second semester to strengthen concepts in biochemistry, introducing the concepts of self-learning and lifelong learning.

Postgraduate

These include MSc (Medical Biochemistry with intake of 9 students/year (I, II and III year) and MD (Biochemistry) (3 years course) with an annual intake of 4 students. 27 departmental seminars were conducted and 51 journals were presented during postgraduate teaching in the department. After postings at the Superspeciality Block, the postgraduate students made departmental presentation regarding review of their tenure. The department has 4 Senior Residents and 12 PhD students.