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Course – Embryologists

Limited candidates will be enrolled on first come first serve basis

Course Syllabus :

Module 1 :

Sr no Chapter no Chapter Name
Level 1 1 1 Anatomy of female reproductive system
2 2 Anatomy of male reproductive system
3 3 Lab setup and requirements
4 4 Microscope
5 5 Equipment in ART
Level 2 6 6 Spermatogenesis
7 7  Semen analysis
8 8 Sperm wash
9 9 Biochemistry of sperms and seminal plasma
10 10 Safety in andrology laboratory
Level 3 11 11 Semen cryopreservation
12 12 Folliculogenesis, oogenesis
13 13 Reproductive hormones
14 14 Sperm, oocyte and embryo transport
15 15 Sterilization and disinfection
Level 4 16 16 Quality control in andrology
17 17 Troubleshooting in embryology laboratory
18 18 Good laboratory practice in embryology
19 19 Intra uterine insemination
20 20 In Vitro Fertilization

Module 2 :

Sr No Chapter No Chapter name
Level 5 1 21 Seminal microbiology and virology
2 22 culture medium
3 23 Murine IVF
4 24 Fertilization
Level 6 5 25 Embryonic development and metabolism
6 26 Implantation
7 27 National guidelines for embryology practice
8 28 Controlled Ovarian stimulation

Module 3 :

Sr No Chapter No Chapter name
Level 7 1 29 Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection
2 30 Antisperm antibodies
3 31 Reproductive genetics
4 32 Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
5 33 Oocyte and ovarian tissue cryopreservation
Level 8 6 34 Oocyte donation
7 35 Somatic cells and germ cells
8 36 Ethics in embryology
9 37 Surrogacy

Theory is divided in 3 Modules. Module 1 has 20 basic chapters, Module 2 has 8 chapters, and Module 3 has 9 chapters. Each Module is again divided in levels with 4-5 chapters each. 3 attempts are allowed for passing the test of each level with 50% passing marks. If any level is not cleared within 3 attempts, candidate has to pay addition Rs. 2000/- for 3 attempts (Applicable for same Level).

  • 9 Months to clear Modules 1, 2, and 3. Of which, 6 months to clear Module 1, followed by 2 weeks training on animal models at Manipal, further 3 months to clear Module 2 and 3
  • Observer ship at ISAR Accredited IVF Center. (4 months and minimum 30 cases). If candidate fails to clear this Observer ship / Practical exam, he/she will have to pay additional Rs.50,000/- to get trained at another centre for 2-4 months.
  • List of centres will be available on the website (Click here to view Centers). Candidate can choose any one of them.
  • Followed by 2 days hands on training at one of the professional IVF training centre on Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI). 

Fees – Rs. 1,77,000/-. 

Note :   i)  Fees include online access to course syllabus, online test fees for all 3 modules, 2 weeks hands on training at Manipal University, Observers ship training fees at ISAR accredited centre, Hands on training fees at dedicated IVF set up, Practical exam fees.

ii) Fees exclude lodging,boarding & transportation during hands on training at Manipal University, dedicated IVF set up & observer ship training at ISAR accredited centre.

Certificate on successful completion of the course will be awarded.