Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT) - Course Overview

Duration: 3.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 2,00,000 / Year

14 courses | 24 colleges

About Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT)

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT) is a three-year undergraduate course which offers candidates thorough knowledge about the laboratory equipment and laboratory diagnostic procedures. The course is helpful for students who wish to pursue a career in the management of laboratories, advancement in laboratories, and instrumentation.

With BMLT being one of the fastest growing field in the healthcare sector, the demand for qualified professionals is growing every day for the treatment of rapidly growing diseases. Degree in BMLT helps you gain practical and technical knowledge for right diagnosis and how to effectively run biochemical laboratories.

After pursuing your degree in BMLT, one can find jobs in areas such as healthcare clinics, government and private hospitals, medical laboratories, research laboratories, and others.

The main aim of the course is to train candidates in the management of operation theatre, effectively handle various medical equipment and expertise in applying medical standards. 

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT) Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2 with science stream in high school.
  • Minimum Marks Required Aggregate: 50% to 60% varies from college to college with science as a mandatory subject.
  • Age Limit: Few colleges have a certain age limit for the admission in the respective course.

Admission Process for BMLT

  • Admission to the BMLT course is on the basis of entrance exam conducted by various institutions and colleges.
  • Various state and government colleges conduct their own entrance test

Following are the popular entrance exams for BMLT:

  • Manipal University Entrance Test
  • Jamia Hamdard Entrance Test
  • Amity University Entrance Test & Interview

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT) Syllabus

First Year:

Anatomy

Communication Skills

Physiology

Pathology

Computer Skills

Biochemistry 1

Biochemistry

Microbiology

Biochemistry 2

 

Second Year:

Anatomy

Communication Skills 2

Biochemistry 1

Pathology

Biochemistry

Biochemistry 2

Microbiology

Computer Skills

Physiology

 

Third Year:

Lab Management

Pathology

Biochemistry1

P.S.M.

 Biochemistry 2

Physiology

Computer Skills

Communication Skills

Advance Lab Management

Career Options and Job Prospects

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory (BMLT) has become an integral part of the health sector. After pursuing BMLT, students can also go for master’s degree in the respective course or go for research work. They can also start teaching at the school-level. Students can even start their own laboratories and undertake private practice. Some of the popular job roles offered to a BMLT holder are the following:

  • System Analysts
  • Medical Technician
  • Lab Technician
  • School Teacher
  • R&D Lab Assistant
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Lab Manager
  • Lab Supervisor
  • Educational Consultant

The salary of the BMLT degree holder varies from organization to organization and role to role. The annual salary for a system analyst and technicians is between Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh. The top recruiting companies in the field of BMLT are Max Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Nursing homes, Clinics, Metro Hospital and others