The NCG e-learning portal

The NCG e-learning portal is dedicated to all the staff of the NCG member institutions, as well as to other users in India and around the world. 
This portal is a repository of free courses on a variety of topics.
All NCG staff and faculty are encouraged to participate in these courses.

Please contact: 

Dr Indranil Mallick, Consultant Radiation Oncologist at Tata Medical Center, Kolkata (imallick[at]

Dr Medha Joshi, Consultant NCG (joshi.mva[at]

Other e-learning courses from India

These e-learning courses are outside the NCG portal but are established/ important courses that have been built in India.

Palliative Care AlwaysPalliative Care Always: India!

A flexible course on palliative care developed between faculty at Stanford University and Indian palliative care champions. Enrollment is open until September 1st 2019 and the course is available until October 14th 2019.

AVARO projectAVARO Project: Applied Virtual Anatomy for Radiation Oncology

Radiological Anatomy for Radiation Oncology trainees (Free Course)

IGRTOnlineImage Guided Radiation Therapy: Principles and Practice

Modules on the principles, technical aspects and clinical applications of Image Guided Radiation Therapy (Free Course)

    Available courses

    Effective Searching in PubMed

    Logo - PubMedThis course teaches participants the basics of searching PubMed effectively. 

    Course Coordinator:

    Dr Medha Joshi, Consultant NCG

    MRI in Rectal Cancer

    • To understand the role of imaging in rectal cancer and specifically the role of MRI
    • To understand the issues in the local staging of rectal cancers and learn to read these using MRI
    • To briefly discuss the essentials for an optimal MRI (hardware, sequences and patient preparation) 
    • To become familiar with a structured reporting template for optimal management of rectal cancer 

    Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs

    Logo2 CytotoxicsThis course teaches the safe use of cytotoxic drugs in the daycare setting of a cancer hospital. It takes the participant through the the entire process of storing, preparing, administering and disposing of cytotoxics.

    Course Coordinator:

     Sriparna Giri, Tata Medical Center


    Decision making in Esophageal Cancer: An Evidence Based Approach

    Logo esophagusThis module presents case scenarios in Esophageal Cancer, with a view to pragmatic evidence-based decision-making.

    Course coordinators:

    Dr Sayan Paul, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad

    Dr Suneetha M, Continental Hospital, Hyderabad

    Teacher: Sayan Paul

    Safe Blood Administration Practices

    Logo Blood adminThis short course summarizes safe practices in administration of blood products. The target audience is nursing staff and medical registrars.

    Course coordinator:

    Dr B Abhishekh, JIPMER Puducherry

    Best Practices in Opioid Therapy for Cancer Pain

    Logo opioidsBest practices in the use of opioids in cancer-related pain.

    Course Coordinator:

    Dr Nandini Vallath, Tata Trusts