There are various courses being offered in the area of Medical Laboratory Technology so as to make career in the detection of disease through Blood Analysis, assisting the specialists in diagnosing the disorders, Sampling - preparations, maintaining laboratory equipments etc.
Now let us understand the different terminologies used by the author -
1) MLT stands for Medical Laboratory Technology where an aspirant can study B.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology with some Institutes such as Christian College Vellore, Arunachal University - Lohit, DY Patil University, Navi Mumbai, Symbosis Internatiy Univesity, Pune etc
B.Sc in MLT is a three year degree programme providing detailed studies in the area of Clinical Chemistry , Microbilogy, Immunology, Serology etc and in order to secure admission in a reputed Institute in the said course, the aspirant has to clear 10+2 examination of a recognised Board with a minimum of 55 percent in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Selection would be made on the basis of marks secured by the aspirants on the centralised system basis.
Some of the colleges do have their entrance tests and personnel interview to assess the eligibility of the aspirants.
Later one can take up M.Sc in MLT consisting of two year duration.
DMLT is a diploma course in Medical laboratory Technology equipping the students with the different inputs so that they can take up different pathological tests in both government hospitals, private hospitals, Nursing Homes etc.
PG DMLT is the post graduate diploma course of Medical Laboratory Test consisting of two year duration, but in some of institutions the duration of the course is one year only.
Eligibility of this programme is the qualifying the Bachelor's degree in B.Sc with the subjects of Chemistry and Zoology with the minimum of 40 percent of marks.
However, intake of students is based upon the performance of the final result of your graduation and so to remain in safe side, you should have a better scorings.
The programme is designed in a manner to render a candidate the essential skill connected with professional of health of health sectors aiming at providing in depth knowledge of treatment, diagnosis and prevention of disease through the use of laboratory tests.
The aspirants would go through different specialisation papers and from these papers, they have to select the specialisation paper. Some of such papers are as follow - Clinical Pathology, Microbilogy, Serology, Histology, Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Chemistry, Immunology, Cytotechnology etc.
Some of the top colleges for PG DMLT are as follows -
1) Rajiv Gandhi Paramedical Institute, New Delhi.
2) Swami Vivekanand Subharati University, Uttar Pradesh.
3) Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.
4) KJ Somaiya Medical College & Research College, Mumbai.
5) Singhania university, Rajsthan.
After your B.Sc with Botany, Zoology and Chemistry, you can think of making career in the following areas as well provided you have passion for such streams -
3) Biotechnology etc for your better prospects.