B.SC. MEDICAL LAB SCIENCES

B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Sciences is an undergraduate medical program at GNA University which is under the department of Allied and Health Care Sciences. The Medical Laboratory sciences program is an allied health profession that uses sophisticated biomedical instrumentations as well as manual procedures to perform clinical laboratory tests & monitoring the treatments. The discipline follows a theory and practice-based approach to train budding practitioners in catering to patient’s needs. ...

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • The course of study enhances students’ knowledge and skills in several major categorical areas of Medical laboratory Sciences.
  • Pass out students of the program will use their breadth and depth of knowledge and skills in the lab sciences to pursue successful professional careers.
  • The degree in MLT provides advanced skills to laboratory professional in health administration, leadership, quality assurance and health informatics.
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences science helps to diagnose, treat and prevention of diseases through clinical laboratory tests. It is complementary to medical science.
  • It involves analysis of body matter such as fluid, tissue, and blood. It also covers micro-organism screening, chemical analyses, and cell count.
  • As vital members of the health care team, medical laboratory professionals play a critical role in collecting the information needed to give the best care to an ill or injured patient.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

On successful completion of the course students can take up attractive job positions in sophisticated laboratories and hospitals in India and abroad. They can take up jobs like medical scientific assistants, laboratory technologist, scientific officer etc. They also can avail jobs in academic field as lecturers and instructors. There are plenty of career pathways which a student can opt after completion of the course.


  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Laboratory Testing Manager
  • Lab Assistant

Program Outcomes:

Apply knowledge and technical skills associated with medical laboratory sciences for delivering quality clinical investigations support.
Perform routine clinical laboratory procedures within acceptable quality control parameters in hematology, biochemistry, immunehematology and microbiology.
Demonstrate technical skills, social behavior and professional awareness for functioning effectively as a laboratory technician.
Apply problem solving techniques in identification and correction of pre analytical, post analytical & analytical variables.
Operate and maintain laboratory equipment utilizing appropriate quality control and safety procedures.
Recognize the impact of laboratory tests in a global and environmental context.
Communicate effectively by oral, written and graphical means.
Function as a leader/team member in diverse professional and industrial research areas.
Apply the fundamentals of research process to complete and present research studies that enrich the field of physical therapy.
Function in an ethical and professional manner without bias against any ethnicity, race, religion, caste or gender.
Practice professional and ethical responsibilities with high degree of credibility, integrity and social concern.

Program Specific Outcomes:

Competency to perform a full range of testing in the contemporary medical laboratory encompassing pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical components of laboratory services, including hematology, chemistry, microbiology, urinalysis, body fluids, molecular diagnostics, phlebotomy, immunology and hematology.
Proficiency to problem-solves, troubleshoot, and interpret results, and use statistical approaches when evaluating data.
Professional conduct, respecting the feelings and needs of others, protecting the confidenceof patient information, and not allowing personal concerns and biases to interfere with the welfare of patients.
Administrative skills consistent with philosophies of quality assurance, continuous quality improvement, laboratory education, resource management, and appropriate composure under stressful conditions.
Application of safety and governmental regulations and standards as applied to medical laboratory practice.
Effective communication skill to ensure accurate and appropriate information transfer.

SEMESTER WISE SUBJECTS

Sr. No Category Code Subject Teaching Scheme Credits Hours Examination Scheme TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course MLT101 Human Anatomy 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course MLT121 Human Anatomy Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
3 Core Course MLT102 Human Physiology 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
4 Core Course MLT122 Human Physiology Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
5 Core Course MLT103 General Microbiology 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
6 Core Course MLT123 General Microbiology Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
7 Ability Enhanced compulsory Course COM101 English Communication 2 0 0 2 2 40 60 100
8 Ability Enhanced compulsory Course COM121 English Communication Lab 0 0 2 1 2 20 30 50
9 English Communication Lab ENS001 Environmental studies 2 0 0 2 2 40 60 100
Total 13 3 14 23 30 310 390 700
Sr. No Category Code Subject Teaching Scheme Credits Hours Examination Scheme TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course MLT201 Pathology 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course MLT221 Pathology Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
3 Core Course MLT202 General Biochemistry 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
4 Core Course MLT222 General Biochemistry Lab 0 0 4 2 4 20 30 50
5 Core Course MLT203 Immunology 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
6 Core Course MLT223 Immunology Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
7 Elective Course BCA101 Computer Fundamentals & IT 4 0 0 4 4 40 60 100
Total 13 3 12 22 28 240 310 550
Sr. No Category Code Subject Teaching Scheme Credits Hours Examination Scheme TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course MLT301 Clinical Microbiology 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course MLT321 Clinical Microbiology Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
3 Core Course MLT302 Haematology– I 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
4 Core Course MLT322 Haematology– I Lab 0 0 4 2 4 20 30 50
5 Core Course MLT303 Histopathology and Cytology Techniques 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
6 Core Course MLT323 Histopathology and Cytology Techniques Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
7 Ability Enhanced compulsory Courses AHS101 Entrepreneurship in Medical Laboratory Management 2 0 0 2 2 30 20 50
Total 11 3 12 20 26 240 260 500
Sr. No Category Code Subject Teaching Scheme Credits Hours Examination Scheme TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course MLT401 Clinical Microbiology 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course MLT421 Clinical Microbiology Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
3 Core Course MLT402 Clinical Serology 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
4 Core Course MLT422 Clinical Serology Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
5 Core Course MLT403 Clinical Parasitology and Virology 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
6 Core Course MLT423 Clinical Parasitology and Virology Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
Total 9 3 12 18 24 210 240 450

*Students will undergo 4 weeks Training after 4th semester. Training will be evaluated in the 5th Semester.

Sr. No Category Code Subject Teaching Scheme Credits Hours Examination Scheme TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course MLT501 Haematology - II 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course MLT521 Haematology - II Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
3 Core Course MLT502 Basic Pharmacology 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
4 Core Course MLT522 Basic Pharmacology Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
5 Core Course MLT503 Clinical Endocrinology and Toxicology 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
6 Core Course MLT523 Clinical Endocrinology and Toxicology Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
7 Skill Enhancement Course AHS102 Medical laboratory Management 4 0 0 4 4 40 60 100
8 Medical Laboratory Training MLT001 Minor Project 0 0 0 2 0 30 20 50
Total 13 3 12 24 28 280 320 600
Sr. No Category Code Subject Teaching Scheme Credits Hours Examination Scheme TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course MLT601 Application of Molecular Techniques in Medical Laboratory 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course MLT621 Application of Molecular Techniques in Medical Laboratory Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
3 Core Course MLT602 Blood Banking 3 1 0 4 4 40 60 100
4 Core Course MLT622 Blood Banking Lab 0 0 4 2 4 30 20 50
5 Skill Enhancement Course AHS103 Laboratory Law, Ethics and Medical Waste Management 4 0 0 4 4 40 60 100
6 Hospital/laboratory Posting MLT002 Major Project 0 0 0 8 0 80 120 200
Total 10 2 8 24 20 260 340 600

*Students will undergo 12 weeks Training after 6th semester. Training will be evaluated in the same semester.

PLACEMENTS

Employers who recruit candidates from diploma in medical lab sciences discipline are tabulated below:

Medical lab sciences is one of the most vital parts of the healthcare system and therefore, the salary paid to the MLT’s is good. Most of the job opportunities in the field of medical lab sciences depend upon the technical and academic skills of the technician or technologist. ...

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