IAC Accreditation Programme

IAC Accreditation programme confers third party recognition for maintaining the desired level of proficiency in the designated field of cytology.

Types of Accreditation Programme: There are two types of accreditation programme :

  • Accreditation for diagnostic services only
  • Accreditation for examination and training
    • Comprehensive cytology lab/centre – for gyanec and non gyanec cytology
    • Gyanec cytology laboratory /centre – for gynaec cytology only
    • Non gyanec cytology lab/centre – for non gyanec cytology only

All laboratories/centres applying for accreditation for examination and training should already have been accredited by IAC for diagnostic services. Accreditation for diagnostic services does not automatically entitle the concerned laboratory / Institute to qualify for accreditation for examination and training.

Application for Accreditation

Progress Report Form: Accreditation for Diagnostic Service

Progress Report Form: Accreditation for Examination and Training

Cytotechnologist and Cytotechnician Examination

IAC Examination 2022 (Application Form)

Indian Academy of Cytologists (IAC) National Examination for Cytotechnicians and Cytotechnologists will be conducted as per undermentioned details:

  • Date: 23rd and 24th of August, 2022 (Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • Centre: Centre: Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • Venue: Venue: Department of Cytopathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai
  • Chief Examiner (Venue):
    • Dr. Bharat Rekhi, Professor/Pathologist,
      Department of Surgical Pathology
      Room No.AB 818, 8th Floor, Tata Memorial Hospital,
      Dr. E.B. Road, Parel, Mumbai-400 012,
      Tel: 022-24177269 (Off), 09833581367 (Mob)
  • Contact Persons (Venue):
    • Dr. Kedar Deodhar, Professor, Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai
    • Mr. Saleem Pathuthara , Department of Cytopathology, Room No. 129, 5th floor, Annex Building, Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr. Ernest Borges Road, Parel (E), Mumbai – 400 012, Phone: 022 24177000, Extn: 4350, E. mail:cytology@tmc.gov.in

Chairman, A & E Committee

Dr. V K Iyer,
Professor & Head, Department of Pathology,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – 110029, India.
Phone: 011-26593227. Email: cytologyindiaaccreditation@gmail.com

External Links

IAC A&E Committee Blog