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    MSc in MLT

    About M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology

    M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology is a two-year postgraduate course for students looking forward to building their career as a Medical Lab Technician. The course is designed to impart students' theoretical and practical knowledge of Microbiology, Haematology, Cytology, Blood bank, Biochemistry, Toxicology etc. M.Sc Medical Lab Technology course produces practically experienced and technically sound professionals who are eligible to work in private hospitals and biomedical laboratory centers. To be eligible for M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology candidate must have a valid B.Sc degree in the respective field.

    M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology Course Highlights

    Some of the major highlights of M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology course are as follows:

    Level 

    Postgraduate

    Name of the course

    Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology

    Short Name

    M.Sc. in MLT

    Duration

    2 Years

    Mode

    Regular

    Exam Type

    Semester

    Minimum Qualification

    Graduation Degree

    Selection Process

    Merit-Based/ Through Entrance Exam

    Course Fee

    INR 10,000  to INR 1.5 LPA

    Average Salary

    INR 3 LPA - INR 16 LPA

    Employment Sectors

    Hospitals, Clinics, Nursing Homes, Public health facilities, Clinical Laboratories, Pathological Labs

    Job Profiles

    Laboratory manager, Consultant, Health care administrator, Hospital outreach coordinator, Educational consultant, Supervisors of clinical laboratories, Laboratory information system analyst, Health and Safety Officer etc

    M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology Eligibility Criteria

    To be eligible for M.Sc in Medical Laboratory candidates must meet the eligibility which is as follows:

    • Must have a B.Sc degree in MLT or BMLT or equivalent course.

    • In most of the college, the minimum percentage required for admission is 55%.

    • The percentage required for admission will vary from college to college

    M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology Admission Process

    Admission to the M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology course is either done on the basis of merit/ or on the basis of the entrance exam.

    Merit-Based Admission

    In merit-based admissions, candidates are selected on the basis of their marks scored in the Intermediate examination. For this, candidates simply have to apply to the college or university. After the results for the last qualifying exams are out. the colleges will release their cut-off scores. If candidates have scored more than or equal to the cut-off scores of the intended college, they will be eligible for enrollment at that institute.

    Entrance- Based Admission

    The second way for selection to the M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology is through entrance exams. Candidates are selected on the basis of their marks scored in the entrance examinations of an institute. For this, candidates first have to apply to the university/ college. The institute will provide candidates with an exam schedule and those who qualify the exam will be eligible for admissions.

    M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology Course Fee

    The average course fee for M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology course is as follows:

    Institute Type

    Minimum Fee

    Maximum Fee

    Government College

    Rs 10,000/- 

    Rs 1,50,000/-

    Private College

    Rs 75,000 

    Rs 20,00,000/-

    M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology Syllabus

    The semester-wise syllabus for M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology course is as follows:

    1st Semester:-

    S.No

    Major topics to study

    1

    Human Anatomy and Physiology

    2

    Molecular Biology

    3

    Clinical Biochemistry

    4

    Haematology

    5

    Molecular Biology Lab

    6

    Clinical Biochemistry lab

    7

    Haematology Lab

    2nd Semester:-

    S.No

    Major topics to study

    1

    Medical Microbiology

    2

    Immunology

    3

    Serology

    4

    Blood Bank lab

    5

    Microbiology

    6

    Research Lab

    7

    Research Methodology

    8

    Community Medicine Epidemiology

    3rd Semester:-

    S.No

    Major topics to study

    1

    Urine Analysis

    2

    Human Disorder

    3

    Stool Examination Lab

    4

    Sputum analysis Lab

    5

    Hospital Management

    6

    Forensic Science

    7

    Toxicology

    8

    Modern Medical Practices

    4th Semester:-

    S.No

    Major topics to study

    1

    Non- Invasive Techniques

    2

    Separation Techniques

    3

    Pharmaceutical Chemistry

    4

    Histopathology

    5

    Modern Diagnostic

    6

    Project

    7

    Dissertation

    M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology Career Options and Job Prospects

    Some of the popular employment sectors and job profiles for candidates who completed their M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology course are mentioned below:

     

    Employment  Sectors

    • Hospitals/ Clinics

    • Nursing Homes

    • Commercial Clinical Laboratories

    • Pathological Labs

     

    Job Profiles

    • Laboratory Manager

    • Healthcare Administrator

    • Hospital outreach coordinator

    • Lab Technician

    • Biomedical Analyst

    • Sample Analyst

    M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology Salary

    Here is the salary of some of the popular employment profiles of those who have completed their M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology:-

    Job Profile

    Laboratory Manager

    Health and Safety Officer 

    Medical Lab Technician

    Starting Salary

    Rs 3,80,000

    Rs 4,50,000

    Rs. 2,80,000

    Average Salary

    Rs 8,50,000/-

    Rs 8,00,000/-

    Rs. 3, 50,000

    Highest Salary

    Rs 12,50,000

    Rs 18,00,000

    Rs. 4,00,000

    Related Questions

    I want to read m.sc in IARI
    -Moumita -Updated on Jul-31-20222 Answers
    A

    Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Delhi offers the Master of Science (M.Sc.) programme in a wide range of specializations.

    The eligibility critieria for these programmes include a bachelor's / B.Sc degree in a related discipline.

    Admissions to these programmes are granted on the basis of merit created on the marks scored in an entrance exam conducted by the education division of ICAR.

    Please feel free to write back to us if you need information about any particular M.Sc specialization in IARI.

    Thank you.

    R

    Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

    Dear student,

    Yes, you can take admission in M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology (MMLT), if have secured a degree in B.Sc in Microbiology or BMLT or equivalent course. But you cannot apply for the MMLT course on the basis of DMLT.

    If you want admission assistance for MMLT course, please fill out our Common Application Form and avail expert assistance. To get FREE counselling, you can also dial our toll-free number-1800-572-9877.

    Thank you

    R

    Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student,

    No, you are not eligible to take admission in M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)

    In order to be eligible, you must have passed B.Sc in MLT or secured a BMLT degree from a recognised University with at least 50% marks.

    For admission-related guidance, fill our Common Application form or call on our toll-free number 1800-572-9877. 

    Thank You

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