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Medical Laboratory Technology

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Details of the Course
1. Course  Title Diploma course in Medical Laboratory Technology
2. Entry Qualification 10th /12th
3. Course Duration    Three years -10th  / Two years – 12th
4. Course structure Semester system
5. Course details They have to use sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, report investigations providing tremendous assistance to the medical practitioners in their work with patients. With the development of a variety of equipment, the need for skilled technicians and other trained paramedical personnel has increased in the recent year

On Job

  • To do collection of samples, their processing and identification of various pathogens like bacteria, parasites, viruses using different techniques.
  • To carry out routine clinical laboratory investigation (blood, urine etc).
  • The candidates are made to learn the technique of collection of clinical samples and their processing along with recording of data. The student will also obtain the basic knowledge of chemistry and metabolism of various metabolites which are routinely estimated in different diseases so that a clear understanding of the different tests is obtained. The students are also given basic training in safety measures, quality control and automation.
  • To prepare tissue sections of various types (paraffin/frozen) and stain them. 
  • Maintaining laboratory equipment, the preventive maintenance and daily up keeping, maintenance of stocks and inventory, recording results, interpretation quality control and reproducibility.

Main streams in diploma

  • Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Clinical Microbiology 
  • Clinical Haematology 
  • Clinical Biochemistry 
  • Introductory Organic Chemistry 
  • Histopathology 
  • E.C.G.
  • Blood Banking 
  • Medical Lab. Management and Ethics
  • Medical Technology

Employment Opportunities

  • Medical Colleges
  • Civil Hospitals at district headquarters
  • Hospitals in private sector
  • Well established clinical laboratories
  • To do laboratory management in the field of Hematology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Histopathology.


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