Important Topics in Pathology for NEET-PG by Dr. Sparsh Gupta

Pathology includes the understanding of the disease from a functional, biochemical, molecular, cellular, tissue and immunological perspective. It is a diverse subject hence medical aspirants find it difficult to prepare for any PG exam. However, if you really want to clear any PG exam, you cannot ignore this subject at all.

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PrepLadder also understands that preparing all the topics of this vast subject is a difficult task. Thus, we asked for help from a well-known author-cum-faculty Dr. Sparsh Gupta to cast some light on important topics that one should prepare for their Medical PG exams.


The table below will enlighten you all with the most important topics of pathology as recommended by Dr. Sparsh Gupta:



Cell injury

  • Patterns of irreversible cell injury, free radical injury and pigmentation


  • Cellular events
  • Chemical mediators
  • Granulomatous inflammation


  • Genetic mechanism of carcinogenesis
  • Tumour markers
  • Diagnostic techniques


  • Anaemia and iron profiles
  • Hemolytic anaemia
  • Bleeding disorders classification and diagnosis
  • Leukaemia and lymphomas


  • Mode of inheritance
  • Techniques for diagnosis of genetic disorders

Respiratory system

  • Cancers
  • Obstructive and restrictive lung diseases


  • General concepts
  • Auto immune diseases
  • Immune deficiency diseases
  • Amyloidosis


  • Cancers
  • Malabsorption diseases


  • Vasculitis
  • Ischemic heart disease


  • Nephrotic & nephritic syndromes
  • Cancers

Male and Female Genital Tract

  • Cancers with histological findings


  • Degenerative diseases
  • Cancers


  • Hepatitis markers
  • Cirrhosis


  • Thyroid disorders and histology
  • Diabetes

Miscellaneous topics

  • Images strictly to be revised from Robbins and Review of Pathology by Gobind Garg/ Sparsh Gupta

Pathology is a very scoring subject and one should prepare it prudently. Have crystal clear concepts of above-mentioned topics. Make sure to revise these topics judiciously a few days before your exam.


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