B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) - Course Overview

Duration: 3.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 30,000 / Year

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About B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)

B.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology is a science program that offers practical and theoretical knowledge about the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of various kind of diseases and health problems with the help of clinical laboratory tests. Medical Laboratory professionals play an important role in the diagnosis of the diseases and providing best care and treatment available for it.

During the program, students learn to detect and diagnose diseases and learn about the different treatments available for them. They also acquire knowledge about the collection and sampling of important data, testing, documentation and reporting for the same.

To excel in the program students should have good research skills and an ability to finish the task accurately. Students should also have a background and aptitiude towards science, laboratory equipmet and instruments and the ability to use a computer and its applications effictively.

B.Sc - Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2 or equivalent examination with science as a mandatory stream.
  • Minimum Marks Required: 50%. This percentage may vary from college to college.

B.Sc MLT Admission Process:

  • Admission to B.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology is on the basis of merit/cut off list given out by colleges and universities.
  • Few private colleges and institutes have a provision of direct admissions on the basis of class 12th marks.

B.Sc - Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Syllabus

First Year:

Human Anatomy

Biochemistry 1

Microbiology 1

Physiology 1

Subsidiary Subjects

Pathology 1

 

Second Year:

Biochemistry 2

Microbiology 2

Environmental Science & Health

Sociology

Pathology 2

Physiology 2

 

Third Year:

Ethic & Database Management

Research and Biostatistics

Biochemistry 3

Computer Applications

Pathology 3

Microbiology 3

Popular Specializations of B.Sc - Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)

Career Options and Job Prospects

Graduates after pursuing B.Sc in Medical Technology Laboratory have a wide range of job options both in government and the private sector. Medical Technologists are in a great demand for as they are a vital part of medical and research field.

At the start of their career, most of the students get employed as certified laboratory medical technician.The entry-level salary of a graduate is Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh. The salary packages for private hospitals and companies is higher than that of government research centres. However, with sufficient professional and educational experience they are hired as :

  • Laboratory Manager
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Hospital Outreach Coordinator
  • Medical Officer
  • Research Associate
  • Resident Medical Officer
  • Laboratory Information System Analyst
  • Laboratory Testing Manager

The top hiring companies for B.Sc graduates in Medical Technology are listed below :

  • Fortis Hospital
  • Apollo Hospital
  • Holy Family Hospital
  • Max Healthcare
  • HLL Life Care Limited
  • Ranbaxy
  • Medanta Hospital