After completing your class XII with MLT (Science stream) you have a good scope in the field of Medical Lab Technology. You can think of going for diploma in Medical Lab Technology or a UG degree (B.Sc.) in it. There is a good demand of Medical Lab Technicians in healthcare industry and the students who complete their diploma or B.Sc. course in Medical Lab Technology are eligible to apply for those positions where there is a good career in this line.
The Medical Lab Technician does the job of clinical lab testings and supports the doctors and surgeons in their diagnosis and treatment of the patients. Medical Lab Technician is basically a paramedical position and are hired by many hospitals, laboratories, and pharmaceutical companies. They are generally given responsible work in the workplaces like Blood Bank, Pathology lab, Biochemistry lab, and Microbiology lab.
The diploma course in MLT is of 2 years while B.Sc. course is of 3 years duration. In diploma programmes the admissions are generally done through the merit of class XII marks but for admission in B.Sc. course one has to appear in the entrance test.
The students who have passed their class XII in science stream and secured at least 40% marks in it are eligible for the diploma course and those who have secured at least 50% marks in class XII are eligible to appear in the entrance exam for the B.Sc. MLT course. Entrance test would be either State-level or University-Level depending on the college where one is seeking admission. After the test is over the candidates based on their merit will be called for counselling session.
Some of the reputed colleges in our country for doing these courses are Swami Vivekanand University, Kolkata, Sri Sukhmani Group of Institutions, Mohali, Lovely Professional University,
Apex College for Girls, Jaipur, Amity University, Manesar, Acharya Institutes, Bangalore, AIIMS, Delhi, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad, Shyam Institute of Engineering and Technology, Dausa, and Jaipur National University.
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