B.sc in Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) is a 3-year undergraduate degree program.

About the B.sc in Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) Program

The Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) program in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) prepares students for careers as medical laboratory technicians. This program combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills necessary for conducting laboratory tests, analyzing samples, and interpreting results. Students learn about various laboratory techniques, instrumentation, quality control procedures, and safety protocols. The curriculum covers areas such as clinical chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, and blood banking. Through hands-on training and clinical rotations, students gain real-world experience in laboratory settings, preparing them for employment in hospitals, clinics, diagnostic laboratories, research facilities, and other healthcare settings. Graduates of the program are equipped to perform a wide range of laboratory tests accurately and efficiently, contributing to patient diagnosis, treatment, and overall healthcare delivery.

Career prospects

Graduates with a B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) have promising career prospects in various healthcare settings. Some common career paths include:

  1. Medical Laboratory Technician: Performing laboratory tests on blood, tissues, and bodily fluids to assist physicians in diagnosing and treating diseases.
  2.  
  3. Clinical Laboratory Technologist: Conducting complex laboratory tests, analyzing results, and ensuring accuracy and quality control in diagnostic procedures.
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  5. Research Technician: Assisting scientists and researchers in conducting experiments, collecting data, and analyzing samples in laboratory research settings.
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  7. Blood Bank Technician: Processing and storing blood donations, conducting compatibility tests for blood transfusions, and ensuring the safety of blood products.
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  9. Microbiology Technician: Cultivating and identifying microorganisms, performing antimicrobial susceptibility tests, and assisting in research on infectious diseases.
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  11. Immunology Technician: Conducting immunological tests to detect antibodies, antigens, and immune system disorders.
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  13. Histotechnician: Preparing tissue samples for microscopic examination, staining slides, and assisting pathologists in diagnosing diseases such as cancer.
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  15. Cytotechnologist: Screening cellular samples for abnormalities, such as cancerous or precancerous cells, using microscopic analysis.
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  17. Quality Control Technician: Ensuring the accuracy, reliability, and precision of laboratory tests and equipment by performing quality assurance procedures.
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  19. Laboratory Supervisor or Manager: Overseeing laboratory operations, managing staff, ensuring regulatory compliance, and implementing quality improvement initiatives.

With the increasing demand for healthcare services and diagnostic testing, graduates of B.Sc. in MLT programs are in high demand and can find employment opportunities in hospitals, clinics, diagnostic laboratories, research institutions, blood banks, public health agencies, pharmaceutical companies, and biotechnology firms. Additionally, pursuing further education or specialization in areas such as medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or healthcare management can lead to advanced career opportunities and professional growth.

Program Details
Composition Name
Affiliation
Sigma University
Approvals
AICTE, New Delhi & UGC, New Delhi
Duration
03 Years
Eligibility for Admission
• Candidate shall have passed Higher Secondary Examination (Grade 12) or equivalent stage of education
• Diploma Engineering holder will be eligible for admission in Semester-IV of the B.Tech Program and will be considered as D2D admission
Admission Schedule
As per the directives of Admission Committee. Usually from May to October every year.
How to Apply?
Start Date
July 2024
College / Campus
Faculty of Science, Sigma University Vadodara.
Shifts (Working hours)
10: 00 am to 05:00 pm
Intake capacity
60

Curriculum

Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
I
1BSL01
Clinical Chemistry
3
0
2
5
4
I
1BSL02
Clinical Microbiology
3
0
2
5
4
I
1BSB01
Introduction to Biochemistry
3
0
2
5
4
I
1BSL03
Human Anatomy and Physiology - I
3
0
2
5
4
I
1BSL04
Introduction to National Health Care System
2
0
0
2
2
I
1BES01
Environmental Science & Sustainable Development
2
0
0
2
2
I
1BCS01
Basic Communication Skills
2
0
0
2
2
I
1NCC01/1NSS01/1SPO01
NCC/NSS/Sports - I
0
0
2
2
0
18
0
10
28
22
Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
II
2BSL01
Haematology and Blood Banking
3
0
2
5
4
II
2BSL02
Immunology and Serology
3
0
2
5
4
II
2BSB02
Cell Biology
3
0
2
5
4
II
2BSL04
Human Anatomy and Physiology - II
3
0
2
5
4
II
2BSL03
Introduction to Quality and Patient Safety
2
0
0
2
2
II
2BOA01
Office Automation Tools
0
0
4
4
2
II
2BAC01
Advance Communication Skills
2
0
0
2
2
II
2NCC01/2NSS01/2SPO01
NCC/NSS/Sports - II
0
0
2
2
0
16
0
14
30
22

Advantage At Sigma

Research Opportunities
Campus Life and Extracurricular Activities
Alumni Network
Supportive Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
State-of-the-Art Facilities

Admission Procedure

Visit www.sigmauniversity.ac.in or you may visit the Admission Office at Sigma University, Vadodara.

OR

To secure admission for the B.sc program at Sigma University, Vadodara through the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) in the state of Gujarat, please follow the given process:

ACPC Registration: Visit the official website of ACPC (https://gujacpc.admissions.nic.in/) and register yourself as a candidate. Fill in the required details accurately and submit the registration form.

Choice Filling: After successful registration, you will be provided with login credentials. Log in to the ACPC portal and fill in your preferred choices of diploma courses and colleges, with Sigma University as your desired institution.

Document Verification: Once the choice-filling period is over, ACPC will announce a schedule for document verification. Visit the designated help centers with the necessary documents, including your educational certificates, ID proof, and category certificate (if applicable).

Merit List and Seat Allotment: ACPC will release a merit list based on your choices and the availability of seats. If you are selected, you will be allotted a seat at Sigma University, or any other preferred institute based on your rank and availability.

Fee Payment and Confirmation: Upon seat allotment, you need to pay the requisite admission fee to confirm your seat at Sigma University. Follow the instructions provided by ACPC for fee payment and complete the process within the specified time frame.

Reporting to the Institute: After fee payment, report to Sigma University as per the schedule provided by ACPC. Carry all the necessary documents, including the admission fee receipt, for verification and completing the admission formalities.

It is important to note that the admission process may vary slightly from year to year. Therefore, it is advisable to regularly check the official ACPC website and Sigma University’s admission portal for updates and specific instructions related to the current admission cycle.

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