B.M.L.T. or Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology is an undergraduate Medical Lab Technologist programme. Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology program aims to provide the aspirant with sufficient knowledge and skills to carry out routine laboratory diagnostic procedures and some sophisticated laboratory diagnostic procedures. The course deals with new advances in Management of Laboratories, instrumentation etc. The duration of the course is three years and it is career orienting in nature and its syllabus is divided into six semesters.
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility Criteria: Students should be passed in class 12th in Science with minimum 50% (45% for SC/ST) or equivalent CGPA.
Higher studies options after BMLT
- M.Sc. (Medical Lab Technology)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
Job Opportunities for BMLT
Medical lab technologist and medical microbiologist have huge career opportunity in modern medical sector. It is possible for BMLT holders to start their own clinical laboratory. This can be started, under the supervision of the pathologists. A professional doctor needs a trained technician for his/her clinical laboratory to diagnose different diseases. Some of the diseases are like Hepatitis, Cancer Markers, AIDS, Malarial parasites, Tuberculosis, Arthritis, etc. There are many opportunity for the fresher’s to get a good job in this area. Most of the private nursing homes and health institutes are appointing laboratory technologist. The demand for skilled candidates from this area is increasing in many hospitals and clinics abroad.