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Karnataka Chapter - Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists

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Welcome to

Karnataka Chapter - Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists

Contact us Become Member


Karnataka Chapter - Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists (KCIAPM) is a non-commercial, professional organization founded under the guidance of National organization Indian Association of Pathologist and Microbiologist (founded in 1949) with the objective of promotion and advancement of pathology, microbiology and allied sciences.

It acts as an expert technical body to express its views on all matters (and questions that may arise) on education, training, professional practice and quality control and passes them on to the competent authorities for implementation. It provides a forum for presentation and publication of research activities in the fields by way of conferences and its online journals.

The research activities are encouraged through scholarship, prizes and awards. The KCIAPM promotes dissipation of knowledge and exchange of new ideas and technologies by inducing the experts to arrange CME programs and workshops.

KCIAPM annual conferences are being organised under the guidance and supervision of KCIAPM regulatory body, in different parts of Karnataka who invites the event in rotational basis.

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Office Bearers

Dr. Sujay Prasad


Dr. Vijay Shankar S

Vice President

Dr. Aditya Agnihotri


Dr. Thejasvi Krishnamurthy


Message From President

Dear Visitors,
It is my distinct honour and privilege to welcome you to the official website of the Karnataka Chapter - Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists (KCIAPM). As the President of this esteemed chapter, I am delighted to extend a warm greeting to all our members, colleagues, and visitors who share a common interest in the dynamic fields of pathology and microbiology.

Our chapter is dedicated to promoting excellence in the study and practice of pathology, fostering professional development, and contributing to advancements in the field. Through this platform, we aim to provide a space for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and networking among professionals in Karnataka and beyond who are passionate about the ever-evolving world of diagnostic medicine.

On this website, you will find valuable resources, updates on upcoming events, information about our initiatives, and opportunities for engagement. We encourage active participation from members and non-members alike, as our collective expertise and commitment contribute to the growth and success of our community.

I invite you to explore the various sections of our website and stay informed about the latest developments in pathology and microbiology. Your feedback and suggestions are crucial in shaping the future of our chapter, so please feel free to reach out to us.

Thank you for your interest and support. Together, let us continue to advance the field of pathology and microbiology in Karnataka, fostering a community that thrives on knowledge, innovation, and collaboration.

Best regards,
Dr. Sujay Ramaprasad

Karnataka Chapter, Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists

Message From Secretary

Welcome to the Karnataka Chapter of IAPM (KCIAPM) Community!
Dear Esteemed Members,
On behalf of the Karnataka Chapter - Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists (KCIAPM), it gives me immense pleasure to extend a heartfelt welcome to each and every one of you to our brand-new website. As honorary members of this esteemed association, your dedication and expertise continue to enrich our collective pursuit of excellence in the field of pathology and microbiology.

Our newly launched digital platform serves as a dynamic hub for knowledge exchange, collaboration, and professional development, tailored to meet the diverse needs and interests of our esteemed members. Here, you will discover a treasure trove of resources, including the latest research breakthroughs, educational materials, event updates, and networking opportunities, all aimed at empowering you in your professional journey.

At KCIAPM, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of excellence in pathology and microbiology, and your active engagement is instrumental in driving our shared mission forward. Together, we endeavor to push the boundaries of scientific discovery, enhance patient care, and shape the future of healthcare in Karnataka and beyond.

I encourage each of you to explore the myriad offerings of our new website, connect with fellow members, and seize the countless opportunities for learning, collaboration, and growth that lie ahead. Your insights, expertise, and passion are invaluable assets to our community, and together, we have the power to effect positive change and leave a lasting impact on healthcare in our region.

We are excited to highlight two key initiatives that further embody our commitment to excellence:
1. KCIAPM School of Pathology: Our esteemed School of Pathology stands as a beacon of learning and skill development in the realm of pathology. Through a diverse array of educational programs, workshops, and training sessions, the School aims to nurture the next generation of pathologists, equipping them with the knowledge and expertise needed to excel in their careers.

2. Journal of Diagnostic and Academic Pathology: As a premier platform for scholarly discourse and scientific inquiry, our Journal of Diagnostic and Academic Pathology provides a forum for pathologists and microbiologists to publish their research findings, share insights, and engage in critical dialogue. We invite you to explore the latest articles and contribute your own valuable contributions to our growing body of knowledge.

Thank you for your unwavering support and dedication to advancing the field of pathology and microbiology. Let us embark on this exciting journey together, united in our commitment to excellence and innovation.

Warm regards,
Dr. Aditya Agnihotri
Honorary Secretary,
Karnataka Chapter - Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists


You will be able to see all the events that are listed in our site. It may be a CME, Conference, Workshops, Symposium. Details of the coordinator, location and the schedule of the events will also be made available in this section.


A great opportunity to present yourself on any given topic. This forum lets our members to share the knowledge and in turn participate to gain knowledge. You will be able to get the details of the slide seminar topics in this section


We organise quiz for both UG and PG students. It can be inter-college or intra college level, and we create an opportunity for students to present their knowledge. You will able to see the past Quiz and the winners in this section.


Explore the benefits and take the complete advantage of the membership. As a member, you are entitled to many facilities and in turn get discounts for the events organised by KCIAPM.


We plan conferences well in advance. You will be able to see the macro-level details of the conference to plan accordingly. The first cut information will be made available here for all the stakeholders of the event.


KCIAPM values and recognises the academic works of its member. We also create an opportunity to list the publications, abstracts, text book in the site for our visitors to have a look.