Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology(DMLT)

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology(DMLT)

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is a 2-year diploma programme designed to impart experiential learning to the students in order to develop a desired workforce to combat ever increasing demand of medical lab technicians in the healthcare sector. The programme is designed with specific inputs from industry experts, based on the latest technologies available and in practice, for individuals interested in entering the field of clinical laboratory science. This programme will cover all aspect of clinical lab analysis including analysis of body matter, Haematology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, Serology and Blood Banking etc. Students will also learn operations of advanced lab equipments used for providing various laboratory tests reports.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • Students will have knowledge and research practices required for clinical testing laboratories.
  • Students will be able to function efficiently, confidently and safely in clinical laboratory settings including hospital environments.
  • Students will be able to follow ethical practice associated with medical lab technology.
  • Students will have updated knowledge of research trends in health care.
  • Students will be able to work and communicate effectively in inter-disciplinary environment, either independently or in a team, and demonstrate significant leadership qualities.
  • Students will engage in life-long learning and professional development through continuing education by graduate programs.

Programe Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge and technical skills associated with medical lab technology.
  • Perform routine clinical laboratory procedures within acceptable quality control parameters in haematology, chemistry, immunohematology, and microbiology.
  • Demonstrate technical skills, social behavior, and professional awareness imperative upon a laboratory technician.
  • Apply problem solving techniques in identification and correction of procedural errors, instrument malfunctions and verifying the accuracy of laboratory results.
  • Demonstrate ability to plan and implement professional activities.
  • 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 Duration

2 Years

Programme 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 & internships for clinical exposure.

Core Modules

Human anatomy & physiology, pathology, microbiology, biochemistry, blood banking, biomedical techniques and ethics, and advanced diagnostic techniques.

Career Avenues

Diploma holders in medical lab technology would typically be recruited as:

  • Medical lab technicians
  • Technologists.
  • Lab information system analyst
  • Healthcare administrator
  • Hospital outreach assistant coordinator

Entry Requirements:

Candidate shall have passed 10+2 in science stream with physics and chemistry as compulsory subject along with one of the math/biology.