BSc MLT Vs BMLT: Which Course to Choose After Class 12?

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalPublished On: August 25, 2020

The dilemma of choosing between BMLT and BSc MLT is hard to overcome for students who are fresh out of their school lives. If you are confused between choosing one too then read the full article to get an answer. 


Heathcare sector in India provides a number of career opportunities. As a result of this, students’ inclination towards Medical or Allied Health Science courses gradually keeps increasing. Every year, more and more number of students enrol themselves in paramedical courses, nursing courses and pharmacy courses.

When it comes to pursing a course in Medical Laboratory Technology at undergraduate level, many students find themselves perplexed over BSc MLT Vs BMLT. Many students have a misconception that both courses are the same. If you are one of them or are unable to decide between these two courses then this article will help you find an answer.

Table of Contents

BSc MLT Vs BMLT - Highlights

BMLT Vs BSc MLT - Major Topics Taught

BSc MLT Vs BMLT - Who Should Pursue?

BMLT Vs BSc MLT - Career Opportunities

BSc MLT Vs BMLT - Top Colleges in India

BSc MLT Vs BMLT - Highlights




Full Form

Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology


3 1/2 Years (6 months for internship)

3 Years



Bachelor of Science

Minimum Qualification Required

Class XII or Equivalent

Class XII or Equivalent

Subject Requirement

Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Biotechnology/ Mathematics (Many colleges strictly adhere to PCB subjects)

Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Percentage Requirement

50% - 60% (may vary for different institutes)

50% - 60% (may vary for different institutes)

Admission Through

Merit Based/ Entrance Exam/ State-level Counselling

Merit Based/ Entrance Exam/ State-level Counselling

Course Fee

INR 20,000 to INR 2 LPA

Rs. 10,000 to 2 Lacs

Initial Salary

INR 3.5LPA to INR 4.5 LPA

Rs. 3.5 to Rs. 6 Lacs

BMLT Vs BSc MLT - Major Topics Taught

The subjects taught in BMLT and BSc MLT courses are more or less similar but the topics taught under these different subjects have some differences. The following table shows the subjects taught in both the courses.

Similar Subjects Taught in BMLT and BSc MLT

Human Anatomy

Human Physiology


Health Education

Health Communication

Bio-medical Waste Management



Clinical Haematology




Diagnostic Cytology



Diagnostic Molecular Biology

Clinical Endocrinolgy


BSc MLT Vs BMLT - Who Should Pursue?

  • Both BSc MLT and BMLT course provide a thorough knowledge of lab diagnostic procedures and laboratory equipment used in the healthcare sector. 

  • Students who wish to build a career in the field by getting involved in the management, advancement and instrumentation of laboratories, BMLT is the best option for them. 

  • Students who are interested in learning the theoretical, as well as practical knowledge of diagnosis, prevention and treatment of different health problems and diseases through clinical lab tests and techniques, BSc MLT is the best choice for them.

BMLT Vs BSc MLT - Career Opportunities

Career opportunities after completing BSc MLT and BMLT are more or less similar. Some of the top options that you can explore are mentioned below. 




Employment Areas

  • Hospitals

  • Blood Banks

  • Laboratories

  • Diagnostic Centres

  • Research and Development Centres

  • Nursing Homes

  • Pharmaceutical Centres

  • Private Labs

Job Profiles

  • System Analysts

  • Educational Consultant

  • Medical Technician

  • Lab Supervisor

  • Lab Technician

  • Lab Manager

  • School Teacher

  • Healthcare Administrator

  • R&D Lab Assistant

  • Hospital Outreach Coordinator

  • Resident Medical Officer


INR 3.5LPA to INR 4.5 LPA

Rs. 3.5 to Rs. 6 Lacs

BSc MLT Vs BMLT - Top Colleges in India

By now, you must have made up your mind and decided whether to choose B.Sc MLT or BMLT after Class 12. Now it is time to finalise the best college for you. For that, you can explore the top options mentioned below for you. To get admission in these colleges, all you need to do is fill up and submit the Common Application Form and our expert counsellors will be assisting you in the admission process. 

Raffles University (RU ), Neemrana

Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), Vizianagaram

Jaipur National University, JNU, Jaipur

Garden City University - (GCU), Bangalore

People'S University (PU), Bhopal

Noida International University - NIU, Greater Noida

Mansarovar Global University (MGU), Sehore

Teerthanker Mahaveer University (TMU), Moradabad

Amity University Manesar, Gurgaon

Swami Rama Himalayan University (SRHU), Dehradun

Hope the comparison helped. Stay tuned for more such content. 

Good Luck!


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