M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology (M.Sc in MLT)

Updated By Rahul Raj on 25 Nov, 2020

Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
60 K-1 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
IIT JAM, CUCET, KSET (Karnataka) ...

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

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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

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