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Course Name : BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology

Eligibility : 10 + 2 Science

Program Duration : 3 Years

Programme fees : 48,000 /-


Introduction of the Sector

Health Care comprising of hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment has become one of India’s largest sectors – both in terms of revenue and employment. With increased awareness about health, domestic healthcare, medical tourism and health insurance markets are gaining momentum, offering opportunities for trained personnel.

BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology

Programme Introduction

A graduate of BSc. in Medical Laboratory Technology is an all-rounder as far as technologies in a medical laboratory is concerned. The course envisages to build in an overall expertise in the student, of performing medical laboratory tests, whether its routine or special tests. The students would be capable of performing a range of tests such as those related to phlebotomy, clinical biochemistry, haematology, serology, cytogenetics, etc. Besides, skills related to lab management and ethics, biomedical waste disposal, personality development, effective communication skills, attitude of health care workers etc. would also be developed in them.

The course creates the grounds for enhancing vertical growth opportunities for the Medical Laboratory Technician graduate.

The course aims to impart students with knowledge regarding Anatomy, so that they understand the investigative aspect adequately to equip themselves to perform laboratory procedures. It will not only help the students to perform investigative procedures more accurately but also help them to perform better in a Pathology Lab.

Eligibility for Admission

The eligibility for admission to BSc. in Medical Laboratory Technology shall be 10+2 or equivalent, in science stream.

Career Prospects/Job Role

Depending upon one’s training and qualification, the BSc. in Medical Laboratory Technology professionals may work as technologists or technicians at medical laboratories. The student may start off by working as a technician. Some of the common job profiles available in front of graduates include - Lab Technician, Lab Technologist, Lab Supervisor and Lab Manager.

Knowledge provider for skill training

Apex Kidney care, IQRA Hospital, Shivam Diagnostics, Fortis Hospital, St George Hospital, Shanti Hospital and Lenskart

Semester-wise Listing of Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits     Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 1.1  Functional English 4     GE 2.1  Basics of Economics and Markets 4
GE 1.2  Communication Skills - I 4     GE 2.2  Environment Sciences 4
GE 1.3  Computing Skills - I 4     GE 2.3  Ethics and Governance 4
MLT 1  Anatomy - I 2     MLT 4  Anatomy - II 2
MLT 2  Physiology - I and Laboratory Basics - I 4     MLT 5  Physiology II and Clinical Biochemistry - I 4
MLT 3  Phlebotomy and Waste Management - I 2     MLT 6  Haematology - I & Clinical Pathology - I 4
Course Code Course Name Credits     Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 3.1  Communication Skills - II 4     GE 4.1  Computing Skills - II 2
GE 3.2  Financial Literacy 4     GE 4.2  Basics of Accounting 4
GE 3.3  Basics of Legal and HR Policies 4     GE 4.3  Design Thinking 4
MLT 7  Bacteriology and Clinical Biochemistry - II 4     GE 4.4  Organizational Behaviour 2
MLT 8  Laboratory basics - II and Waste management - II with Lab Ethics 3     MLT 10  Haematology - II and Clinical Pathology - II (Part I) 4
MLT 9  Histopathology, Cytology and Digital Pathology 3     MLT 11  Virology and Mycology 3

MLT 12

Haematology and Blood Banking

Course Code Course Name Credits     Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 5.1  Digital Literacy 4     GE 6.1  Entrepreneurship 4
GE 5.2  Health and Wellness 4     GE 6.2  Employment Readiness 4
GE 5.3  Personal Grooming and Personality Development 4     GE 6.3  Effective Workplace Skills & Competencies 4
MLT 13  Clinical Pathology - II (Part II) 4     MLT 16  Immunology - II and Endicronology - II 4
MLT 14  Endocrinology - I and Parasitology 4     MLT 17  Molecular Biology - II, Bio Banking (cell storing with Cytogenetics) 3
MLT 15  Molecular Biology - I 3     MLT 18  Toxicology, Quality Control/ Accreditation Procedures 2

*The skill training component is 50% to 60% ranging from 600 hours to 720 hours per year depending upon the industry requirement.

Programme fees: Rs. 48,000/-per annum
Examination fees: Rs. 1,600/- per semester and Rs. 3,200 per annum
Caution Deposit (Refundable): Rs.5000
Convocation Fees: Rs.2000/- (In absentia Rs.2500/-)

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