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Overview of the course


Total Duration:

3 years 6 months (including internship)

BMLT is an graduate degree programme of 3 years academics with 6 months internship. It is a very essential branch of medical science that deals with the diagnosis of diseases through the use of clinical laboratory tests. Candidates who enroll for this course get trained in analysis of body matter such as fluid, tissue and blood, micro-organism screening, chemical analyses, and cell count. Students also learn to handle advanced lab equipments and perform accurate laboratory tests. This course offers wide career opportunities as laboratory technologist at hospitals, Laboratories, Public Health Laboratories and Research Organization. Students receive a restorative and supportive academic experience along with a financially successful social life.


Entry level eligibility criteria:

Candidate should have passed 10+2 examination with minimum 50 % in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB). A student should complete the age of 17 years and  the upper age limit will be 25 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission of the Program.


Course Objectives

  • The students will be able to function efficiently, confidently and safely in clinical laboratory settings including  hospital environments.
  • The students  will have knowledge in GLP practices required for establishing medical laboratories.
  • The students  will be capable of ethical handling of social issues associated with laboratory and healthcare.
  • The students will have updated knowledge of research trends in health care.
  • The students will be able to work and communicate effectively in inter-disciplinary environment, either independently or in a team and demonstrate significant leadership qualities.
Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Carryout routine clinical laboratory procedures within acceptable quality control parameters in hematology, chemistry and microbiology.
  • Apply problem solving techniques in identification and correction of procedural errors, instrument malfunctions and verifying the accuracy of laboratory results.
  • Understand professional and ethical responsibility in Medical lab technology practices.
  • Efficiently execute well-designed research experiments and contribute to organization, analysis and interpretation of clinical data.
  • Understand the impact of laboratory tests in a global and environmental context.
  • Work as a leader in the diverse professional and industrial research areas.
  • Communicate effectively by oral, written and graphical means.
  • Recognize the need to engage in lifelong learning through continuing education and research.

Course Highlights

Distinctive academic curriculum, qualified and competent faculty members, transfer of knowledge through scholarly activities, inter-disciplinary project based learning, state-of-the-art laboratories, exceptional analytical and testing facilities, industry interaction and internships for clinical exposure.

Career opportunities 

The demand for medical laboratory  professionals is expected to grow faster than the average of all other occupations:

Laboratory  technologist at hospitals,

Pharmaceutical laboratories,

Public Health laboratories,

Blood donor centers,

Research &  product development.

They can also work as Laboratory manager/Consultant/supervisor, health care Administrator, Hospital Outreach coordination, laboratory information system Analyst/Consultant etc. Additional opportunities are available in molecular diagnostics, molecular biotechnology companies and in vitro fertilization laboratories as well as in research labs.



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