Department of Anatomy

General Medicine

Department of Anatomy


  • The broad goal of teaching Anatomy is to prepare students with the basic knowledge of structure and its correlation with function, growth and development of the human body and to apply the knowledge in clinical practice.


  • Band of young and enthusiastic teachers
  • Group of dedicated and committed technical and non-teaching staff
  • Active participation in all university and college related assignments
  • Culture of discipline and cleanliness
  • Excellent infrastructure and facilities
  • Maintaining a top-grade Museum
  • Mortuary which offers embalming facilities to the public at subsidized rates

Future plans

  • Developing E-Learning modules on NU e-Learn, the Institution’s Learning Management System.
  • To make the subject more challenging and produce more dynamic and enthusiastic anatomists.

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Research Thrust Areas

Medical education

  • Innovative methods of small group teaching for example role play, model making etc as teaching tool.

Gross anatomy

  • Morphological and morphometric variations from normal anatomy in both wet and dry specimens.


  • Different staining methods are employed to note the microscopic variations.


Mortuary which offers embalming facilities to the public at subsidized rates.


Successful implementation of body donation programme since 2008. A total of 117 people have pledged their bodies. Awareness about body donation has increased exponentially over the last five years.