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BMLT | Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology

Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology

Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology also called Clinical Laboratory Science is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases through the use of clinical laboratory tests. In this course, the students learn to perform tests that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. The Course will give students insights of how Medical laboratory technicians assist Physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases by performing a test on tissue, blood, and other body fluids. They determine the presence, extent or absence of disease and provide data needed to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment.

Medical lab technicians is an Allied Health specialty concerned with the diagnosis, treatments, and prevention of diseases through the use of clinical laboratory tests. Medical laboratory professionals have unlimited choices of practice setting. Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, public Health facilities, and commercial laboratories all have positions open right now for qualified laboratory professionals.

This program also equips candidates with the knowledge and skills required to handle advanced lab equipment and perform accurate laboratory tests.

With the advances in the imaging technology for various tissues consisting of different organ systems in the human body such as X-rays, Ultrasound, sonography CT-scanning, MRI, PET-scanning, etc. there is a great demand for the imaging technologists. Keeping this in mind a course of studies at bachelor level has been designed to fulfill the need of skillful imaging technologies.

An Aim of the course is to teach and train students in the management of operation theater along with handling a variety of operating instruments including electronic and advanced equipment used in modern operation theaters.

Duration of the Course

3.5 Years

Affiliation

BMLT is affiliated to HNB Medical Education State Government University. Approved by Uttarakhand Paramedical Counsil.

Eligibility Criteria For Admission To The Course

  • Should have passed 10+2 Examination with Science (PCB)/(PCM) and English from recognized board under AISSCE / CBSE / ICSE / SSCE / HSCE or other equivalent board.
  • Should secure an aggregate of 50% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
  • Should have completed the minimum age of 17 years on or before the 31st December 2019 and not exceeding the maximum age of 35 years as on 31st December 2019
  • Candidates found guilty of misconduct or convicted of any offense shall not be eligible for admission.
  • Candidates should be medically fit.

Commencement of The Course

The course will commence with effect from August 2019 for the current academic year.

Scope of BMLT

B.M.L.T: Medical technologists are an integral part of the medical profession. These professionals are involved in the practical and technical work for proper diagnosis and effective functioning of biochemical laboratories. Career prospects in this field depend on the educational and technical skills of the technologist. With the development in the private sector, these days there are so many private hospitals, nursing homes, blood banks, pathology laboratories etc. Demand for laboratory technologist is on the up-swing, they can also work as lab manager / consultant / supervisor, health care administrator, hospital outreach coordination, laboratory information system analyst / consultant, educational consultant / coordinator etc.

  • Medical Technologist work covers areas such as:
  • Blood banking
  • Clinical Chemistry (chemical analysis of body fluids)
  • Haematology (blood related)
  • Immunology (study of immune system)
  • Microbiology (study of bacteria and other disease organisms)
  • Cytotechnology (study of human tissue)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Urine analysis
  • Coagulation
  • Parasitology
  • Blood Sample Matching
  • Drug Efficacy Tests
  • Serology

Other Laboratory Technician Careers

  • CT Scan Technicians
  • Anesthesia Technicians, Laboratory Technicians
  • MRI Technicians
  • X-Ray Technicians
  • Dental Mechanics [Technicians]
  • Operation Theatre Technicians
  • Pathology Technicians
  • Optical Laboratory Technicians
  • Sleep Laboratory Technicians
  • Physiotherapy Technicians
  • Plaster Technicians
  • Renal Dialysis Technicians
  • Radiology Technicians