Post Graduate Diploma In Clinical Embryology (A Self Support Specialized Program by Life Fertility and Research Centre and Andhra University)

The PG Diploma in Clinical Embryology is a one Year (12 Months) course offered by the Andhra University.


Following successful completion of this course,


  1. Students will gain an in-depth knowledge on the principles and practices of Clinical Embryology
  2. Students can understand the cell structure, organization and cell division, Anatomy and physiology of male and female reproductive system .
  3. Students will gain knowledge on clinical and genetic causes and environmental factors involved in the etiology of Male infertility and Female infertility.
  4. Students will be equipped on handling and applications of Bright field and Phase contrast Microscopy techniques, Applications of centrifugation and incubation protocols in Andrology.
  5. Students will acquire knowledge on the guidelines imparted by agencies like WHO, ESHRE, ASRM, and ICMR to process Human semen for diagnostic and clinical applications in the Male Infertility treatment.
  6. Students will also gain knowledge on principles and practice of sperm preparation – for Ejaculated semen and TESE samples with deeper undersatinding on Male fertility preservation using Cryopreservation techniques.
  7. Students will be enabled with the knowledge and approach towards the design and regulatory requirements for the set up of clean room facility in the ART clinics as per the National ART registry guidelines laid for Level 1, Level 2 and Surrogacy clinics.
  8. Students can have a detailed practical exposure to principles, functional and maintenance protocols of advanced incubation systems, clean air filtration units and micromanipulation systems in the ivf laboratories.
  9. Students will gain understanding and Hands on exposure to processing methods for COC complexes, oocyte identification, Morphokinetic analysis for oocyte Grading and Principles of Invitro maturation
  10. Students will have complete understanding of principles of micromanipulation techniques with hands on experience in Intracytoplasmic sperm Injection (ICSI), Intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm Injection and PICSI, Methods for Embryo Grading and Blastocyst Grading and selection for Embryo Transfer
  11. Students will gain knowledge on invasive methods for PGT using Trophectoderm Biopsy and Non-Invasive N-PGS techniques with spent culture and also Deeper insights into Principles of cryobiology with its applications in the Vitrification of Oocytes, Embryos, Blastocysts and Ovarian tissue.
  12. Students will have a complete knowledge on QAQC of IVF lab, Statutory forms mandated by ART registry and practical clinical/IVF Laboratory training during the internship program with exposure to research methodology.
Life Fertility is a premier Assisted Reproduction center in Visakhapatnam offering fertility services to North Coastal Andhra Pradesh