BMLT(Bachelor in Medical Lab Technology)
Due to advancements in technology, the health care sector has various options including a Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT) also known as Clinical Laboratory Science as one of the most in-demand Allied Heath fields of Medicine. This Program is related to the diagnosis, prevention, and timely treatment of diseases through clinical laboratory tests. These professionals help to identify abnormalities in the samples such as malignancies, bacteria, parasites, or genetic abnormalities.
4 years of academic B.Sc program.
The candidate must have passed 10+2, A-Level, IB, American 12th Grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, English, and Biology with a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
The employment of clinical laboratory technicians is expected to grow as the volume of laboratory tests increases with population growth. A well-trained technocrat with a strong Biology foundation can make a Medical Lab Technology professional a challenging and rewarding career. Students can choose the global career options in the public & private sector as:
- Technologists, Laboratory manager, Lab supervisor, Health care administrator, Health and safety officer
- Drug analyst and drug safety officer
- Research labs as a technical associate
- Blood bank supervisors.
- Coordinators, tutors, or lecturers in educational institutions
- Can start their own clinical laboratory under the supervision of the pathologists.
The employment opportunities are available in:
- Government hospital
- Private hospital
- Minor emergency centers
- Medical laboratories
- Blood Bank
- Private owned clinics
- Research & Development Centers
- Crime laboratories
- Pharmaceutical companies
Candidates after their successful completion of the BMLT (Medical Laboratory Technology) course has vast opportunities both in terms of higher study options and also in pursuing a profession.