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The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy (DVL) was established in 1999 and evolved into post-graduate course (MD-DVL) in the year 2011. Doctorate program (PhD) was initiated in 2013. Currently department has 6 faculties, 7 MD-DVL postgraduates and three PhD scholars. In the last one year the department has grown academically with more than 72 high quality publications. Fungal diseases, psoriasis and Trichology (hair disorders) have been our thrust area with ongoing projects.

Vision and Mission

  • To provide quality education in dermatology and related areas to create a vibrant knowledge capital and to provide comprehensive care to the ailing patients
  • To foster academic excellence and global competencies among students by creating a new knowledge through meaningful research, adopting latest methods and incorporating modern principles of academics.


  • To be at the forefront of innovation by consistently updating curriculum, course content and practices, enabling the students to be competent and well versed
  • Provide use of cutting edge technology and resources available to ensure effective transaction of the course contents.


  • To recognize the key importance of health needs in the context of country and local community
  • To use appropriate learning resources and critically analyse them in order to practice evidence-based science 
  • To facilitate knowledge exchange by organizing seminars, workshops, lectures and other such activities
  • To implement social responsibilities by incorporating national programs and value added education system

Courses Offered

  • Undergraduate: MBBS 
  • Postgraduate: M.D (Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy)
  • PhD