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Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

Medical Lab Technology takes place largely in the laboratory, analyzing blood and tissue samples, making cultures and matching and preparing blood donations for transfusion. Medical lab technologists work in hospital laboratories, pharmaceutical firms, research facilities and other lab settings to assist doctors and surgeons in determining the presence, severity and possible causes of disease. More experienced medical lab technologists may advance in this career by conducting research, developing new methods of analysis and supervising and training clinical lab technicians.
Eligibility Criteria:-
Pass with 50% aggregate marks in 10th or equivalent (with English). 
In case candidate has not studied English as a subject, condition of English may be waived off provided the candidate in his qualifying exam, has studied in English medium .
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology, Parasitology, Serology
  • Clinical Bio-Chemistry
  • Haemotology
  • Histotechnology
  • Laboratory Management & Planning
  • Practical and internal assessment, Viva-Voice
Specializations :-
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Histology
  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology 
  • Clinical Ethics 
  • Clinical Laboratory administration

Job Prospects :-

Career as a Medical laboratory technician/technologist offer you the opportunity to have a significant impact on patient care, without actually interacting with patients. With required skill you can find yourself employed in a hospital, minor emergency centers, private laboratory, blood donor centers, doctor's office or clinics. You can aim to become a technologist in due time and work experience. Medical lab technicians can also find jobs in research facilities, crime laboratories, universities, pharmaceutical companies and military.
You could grow to become :
  • Laboratory manager/Consultant/supervisor
  • Health care Administrator
  • Hospital Outreach coordination
  • Laboratory information system Analyst/Consultant
  • Educational consultant / coordinator/ director
  • Health and safety officer etc.
  • Medical technologists are also needed in industry like pharmaceutical for positions in product development, marketing, sales, quality assurance, environmental health and insurance, among others.
Medical Lab technology is a lucrative and challenging field. The starting salary package of a medical lab technology/ technician ranges from Rs 6, 500 - Rs 10,000 per month in hospitals and in clinics. The pay packages increases with years of experience.