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Osmania University Hyderabad notifies Certificate Course 2014

Certificate Course – Clinical Genetics: Diagnostics and Management 2014

Osmania University Hyderabad invites applications for admission to Certificate Course in Clinical Genetics: Diagnostics and Management 2014

About the Institute

Institute of Genetics and Hospital for Genetics Diseases, Osmania University is a premier institute in the country which conducts multi-disciplinary research in the field of Human Genetics

It was estd in the year 1978 with generous funding from the DST, UGC and Govt of Andhra Pradesh

Our aim is to prevent morbidity and mortality due to genetic disorders; we provide diagnostics services for these disorders at chromosomal, biochemical and molecular levels

The Institute offers doctoral, postdoctoral research programs and training in genetic diagnosis for graduate and postgraduate of Life Sciences, Medical and Nursing


To impart knowledge and practical skills of cutting edge technologies in Clinical Genetics, Cytogenetics, Biochemical and Molecular Genetics for precise diagnosis, proper management and genetic counseling

Course Details

The course is designed to reflect the increased impact of genomics in understanding human diseases; the course duration of 6 months comprises of theory, practical training and project work


Postgraduate in Medicine and Dentistry and Postgraduates in Genetics/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Zoology/Microbiology/Pharmacy and Nursing with 50% marks from a recognized University

Selection Criteria

Applications will be screened and suitable candidates will be called to appear for an interview

Selection of candidates will be on the basis of academic record and performance in the interview

Fee Structure

The fee for this self-financed course is Rs 20,000/- (Rupees twenty thousand only) payable at the time of admission through demand draft in favour of “The Director, Institute of Genetics” OU, Begumpet, Hyderabad-500016

Applications along with prospectus can be downloaded from the following websites or

Important Dates

Last date for submission of application: 08th October 2014

Date of Interview for shortlisted candidates: 20th October 2014

List of selected candidates on websites: 25th October 2014

Last date for payment of fee: 03rd November 2014

Commencement of Course: 05th November 2014

Institute of Genetics & Hospital for Genetic Diseases

Osmania University, Begumpet, Hyderabad-500016, Websites: or