Post Graduate Diploma in Dermatology

Post Graduate Diploma in Dermatology

Dermatology is the science that is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails. It is a speciality with both medical and surgical aspects. It involves the study, research, and diagnosis of disorders, diseases, cancers, cosmetic and ageing conditions of the skin, fat, hair, nails and oral and genital membranes, and its management.


The course covers the core dermatological curriculum over a one year period, with particular emphasis on the diagnosis and management of skin disease from a primary care perspective. This is specially designed for General physicians wishing to gain experience in dermatology.



  • Diagnosis and evaluation of skin, hair and nail disorders and diseases
  • Treatment and medication by different investigations and therapies
  • Dermatohistopathology, Dermatologic surgery and Dermatologic cosmetic surgery
  • Immunotherapy, Phototherapy, Laser therapy, Radiotherapy and Photodynamic therapy etc


Course Certification (Recognized by UGC)

Post Graduate Diploma in Dermatology


Course Eligibility



Course Duration

1 Year


Fee: 180000/-INR


Course Details

Lectures and discussions on –

·       Emollients, topical steroids, and other treatments for eczema

·       Topical treatments for psoriasis

·       Phototherapy

·       Cryotherapy

·       Patch and prick testing

·       Doppler testing and leg ulcer treatment including use of multi layer compression bandaging

·       Minor surgeries

·       Taking skin and hair samples

·       Skin Diseases

§  How to Recognise and Investigate Skin Disease

§  How to Manage Skin Disease

§  Common Skin Infections

§  Red and Spotty Faces

§  Itchy Skin and Eczema

·       Allergies at Home and at Work

·       Paediatric Dermatology

·       Drug Reactions

·       Healing Wounds

·       Surgical Solutions and Treatments

·       Psoriasis

·       Blistering Disorders

·       Lichen Planus and Lichenoid Reactions

·       Vasculitis and Vascular Disease

·       Skin and Systemic Disease

·       Connective Tissue Diseases

·       Rashes in Creases

·       Hair too much and too little

·       Body Parts connected to skin: Oral, Ocular and Aural

·       Genital Dermatology

·       Diseases of the nail

·       Skin Problems in Different Skin Types

·       Urticaria

·       Sunshine and Skin

·       Uncommon Infections

·       Cosmetic Dermatology and Non-Invasive Treatments

·       Harmless Lumps and bumps

·       Pigmented Lesions

·       Cancerous lumps and bumps

·       Cutaneous manifestation of internal malignancy

·       Skin Cancer and Immunosuppression 


Clinical rotations/ training/ observership

1 week, 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 6 months


# there will be an exam on final day which will include VIDEOS AND IMAGES for diagnosis, which has be done in the class and need to be submitted the same day.

# after the exam, Q&A session will be conducted for doubt clearances