Certified Histologic


Histologic Aide

Histology Specialist


Minimum 12thstandard pass in Science

Certified training for Histotechnician (programme aligned to HSS/Q 0401 released by Healthcare Sector Skill Council)

Preferred relevant work experience

The tasks an Histotechnician is expected to perform include: Processing and preparing tissue specimens

Preparing slides Demonstrating knowledge of tissues specimen, anatomy and dissection techniques

Well versed with the techniques to handle tissue specimens

Knowledge of using high quality wax

Familiarity with techniques of preserving tissues permanently

Ensuring minimal tissue damage

Proficiency in maintaining laboratory conditions

Well versed with computer applications like spreadsheets, Word, etc.Adept with the techniques of maintaining a file system

Knowledge of the processing sequence to ensure that dehydration, clearing and infiltration processes are complete

Eye for detail

Follows instructions


Good communication skills

Good judgment and dexterity

It is not a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time jobs are available

Need not handle a team Travelling is not a part of this job Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 10/11 hours everyday. This may vary from clinic to clinic Shift system is available Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include the possibility of contracting infectious diseases, headache, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, etc.Health risks include exposure to needle stick injuries, exposure to Xylene, etc.

For freshers - INR 7,500 to INR 9,000 per month For candidates with 1-2 yearsexperience - INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Medical Tourism and Certification/Accreditation of Medical Institutions

As covered earlier, medical tourism is being widely promoted by the Indian government. Certification/Accreditation of medical institutions definitely play a large role in attracting foreign nationals to Indian hospitals for treatment. With healthcare delivery players in the private sector vying for a share of international medical tourists, there is bound to be an increase in the number of medical institutions being certified/accredited.

Developments and Newer Areas of Medicine

Combined with the required increase in the density of medical professionals per 1,000 persons, as well as the projected increase in population, significant capacity and skill development is required in the following areas:



Technicians and paramedics

Among the areas outlined above, the requirement of nurses, technicians and paramedics account for over 75% of the incremental human resource requirement.

With the expansion in the healthcare industry, the need for Healthcare Histotechnicians is on the rise.

Large hospitals across India

Medical research institutes across India

Public and private hospitals

Clinics across the India

Will be updated

Uttarakhand Government Medical College,Regional Cancer Centre (RCC)Tata Memorial Centre

PSS Central Institute of Vocational Education

DB Tech Society