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Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology is degree course which deals with detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases with the help of clinical laboratory tests. MLT is also called Clinical Laboratory Science. It is and allied healthcare profession.

MLT students typically learn to perform clinical tests using various methods such as analysing body fluids, blood typing, chemical analysis and microorganism screening.

Top BMLT Colleges in India

What are the career options after BMLT?

After the completion of BMLT, candidates can apply for jobs in a hospital, minor emergency centres, private laboratories, blood banks or clinics. A technician can become a technologist through further education and work experience. BMLT graduates can also pursue a master’s degree to open new career paths. They can choose to pursue MBA in Hospital Administration, to build a career in the administrative field. They can also prepare for the civil services exams post completing BMLT.

What are the required skills for BMLT?

Communication skills

Proficiency in using database software

Analytical abilities

Decision making

Focused mind

Working under pressure

Time management

Ability to follow protocols

Flexibility to work alone or with a team

Attention to detail

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Eligibility for BMLT Degree

Candidates who wish to apply for the BMLT course can check the eligibility criteria for the course here

  • Applicant must have attained the age of 17 years as on December 31 of the year of admission
  • They must have passed Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised board/institute
  • They must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects during Class 11 and 12

BMLT Curriculum

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Human Anatomy and Physiology-I

Human Anatomy and Physiology-II

Histotechnology

General Microbiology

Bacteriology, Immunology and Parasitology

Virology, Mycology and Applied Microbiology

Pathology

Clinical Biochemistry

Essentials of Medical Pharmacology

General Biochemistry

 

Hematology and Blood Banking

 

Histopathology and Cytopathology Techniques

Fundamentals of Computer Science

Community Medicine

Biomedical Techniques, Lab Management and Ethics

Communication for Professionals

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology

Hospital Training

BMLT Entrance Exams

Most institutions in India admit candidates to BMLT courses in the basis of the marks obtained by them in Class 12. Candidates can directly apply for BMLT courses in these institutes by filling their application forms and depositing the fees online.

However, the top government institutions, such as AIIMS and PGIMER, admit candidates on the basis of their performance in an entrance test conducted by the respective institute. These entrance tests have Class 12 exit-level questions on Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Only those candidates who perform well in these exams are admitted to the respective institute.

A few popular entrance tests for BMLT are:

BMLT Scope, Top Companies/Employers & Salary

BMLT graduates generally start working with a package of Rs 1.2 lakh per annum. With years of experience and development of the required skillset, the average salary can go up to Rs 5 lakh per annum. To improve the salary packages, BMLT graduates can opt for a master’s degree course.

Job title for BMLT Technicians

  • Medical laboratory technician
  • Phlebotomy technician
  • Technical analyst
  • Senior technician

Candidates who have completed BMLT can work with any of the following:

  • Government and Private Hospitals
  • Government and Private Laboratories
  • Blood Banks
  • Research and development Centres
  • Pharmaceutical Centres
  • Diagnostic Centres
  • Nursing Homes

Top Recruiters for BMLT Graduates

As mentioned above, paramedical courses in India are gaining popularity these days. Therefore, finding a job after completing BMLT should not be a problem. There are many organisations which select candidates directly from the college campuses, while many others frequently post their vacancies on various job portals. A few top recruiters for BMLT graduates are:

  • Apollo Hospital
  • Dr Lal Pathlabs Limited
  • Fortis Healthcare
  • Metropolis Healthcare Limited
  • Narayana Hrudayalaya Limited
  • Sai Biocare Private Limited
  • SevenHills Hospital
  • SRL Diagnostics
  • Suburban Diagnostics
  • Thyrocare

BMLT: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What is the full form of BMLT?

A. BMLT stands for Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology. It is a 3.5 year paramedical degree course.

Q. Is BMLT from a private college worth it?

A. Yes, it is worth studying BMLT course from a private college. A candidate can make a decent living if they choose the right career path after completing BMLT.

Q. Can I do BMLT after Class 12?

A. Yes, you can apply for BMLT if you have passed Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Q. Can we join BMLT without NEET?

A. Yes, NEET is not required for admission to BMLT courses. Most institutes in India admit candidates on the basis of the marks obtained in Class 12.

Q. What is the fees for BMLT course in India?

A. The fee for BMLT course ranges from Rs 250 per annum in AIIMS Delhi, to Rs 68,000 per semester in Lovely Professional University.

Q. What is the total duration of BMLT degree course?

A. To complete the BMLT degree course, you need to complete two stages; 3 years of academic studies and 6 months of internship. Hence, the total duration of BMLT degree course is 3.5 years.

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Comments

What is the fee for BMLT course in Kanpur University?

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The fee for BMLT course in Kanpur University is INR 1.50 Lakh (total tuition fee).

Do you have any college for BMLT courses in Navi Mumbai?

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Is Rkdf University Bhopal BMLT admission open in 2022?

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I would like to identify the best university that is affordable to study baccalaureate in medical laboratory technology lateral entry.

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Vivek Kr.

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Netaji Subhas University, [NSU] Jamshedpur. Eminent College of Management and Technology, [ECMT] Kolkata. IIMT Group of Colleges, Agra. Motherhood University, Roorkee. People's University, Bhopal. Al-Falah School of Engineering and Technology, [ASET] Haryana. R&R Education Foundation, Delhi.

Is there any scholarship in BMLT for other country's students?

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Charu Maheshwari

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2 weeks ago

Yess there are scholarships.

Does TISS offer BMLT course?

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Charu Maheshwari

Contributor-Level 7

2 weeks ago

TISS doesn't have BMLT courses.

I want to know about the fee structure at Ashray Institute of Paramedical Sciences for Bachelor of Medical Lab Technology.

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2 weeks ago

How do join the BMLT course in AFMC, and how much are its fees?

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I would like to know, how to take admission in BMLT course in Delhi?

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Pankaj

Contributor-Level 9

2 weeks ago

Fill online form and give entrance exam after that, you will be able to get admission.

What is the overall fees for BMLT course in India?

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Pratibha Dubey

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a month ago

The average BMLT Course Fees ranges from 20,000 to 3 Lacs per annum. Or information ke liye aap ye link se kr lijiye. https://www.shiksha.com/medicine-health-sciences/colleges/bmlt-colleges-india.

I have done 12th with MLT. Can I take admission for BMLT?

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Raj Desai

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a month ago

Yes, you are eligible for BMLT/BMLS course after completing DMLT or Diploma in MLT. You can get lateral entry (admission in 2nd year) in B.Sc. MLT.

I have done DMLT. How do I get lateral entry admission for BMLT in West Bengal university of health Science?

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Tejas Patil

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a month ago

Yes, you are eligible for BMLT/BMLS course after completing DMLT or Diploma in MLT. You can get lateral entry (admission in 2nd year). .

How can I get admission in government colleges of Assam for bmlt?

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Rudra Pratap

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Bachelor in Medical Laboratory & Technology is a 3-year undergraduate course that involves study related to detection, treatment and diagnosis of diseases with the help of Clinical Laboratory Test. The applicant should have passed 10+2 with Physics Chemistry and Biology with at least 60% marks fr...Bachelor in Medical Laboratory & Technology is a 3-year undergraduate course that involves study related to detection, treatment and diagnosis of diseases with the help of Clinical Laboratory Test. The applicant should have passed 10+2 with Physics Chemistry and Biology with at least 60% marks from a recognised institute. The minimum age of the applicant should be 17 years. Candidates whose class 12th results are yet not released are also eligible to apply. In particular, there is no distinctive entrance exam conducted for Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology admissions; the admissions are based on merit scores of past exams or are done through.

What is the fee structure of entire course of B.Voc medical laboratory and medical electrophysiology?

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Which colleges are there in Bikaner to study BMLT?

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Sangram Keshari Mehena

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2 months ago

There are no BMLT college in particular in Bikaner, But there are nearby Colleges like Apex University Jaipur, Mahatma Jyoti Rao phoole University, JECRC University, Mewarm University and Sri Khusal Das University, Hanumangargh.

How to get admission in BMLT course?

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Patel Dhruv

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2 months ago

You must pass your 12th exam with minimum of 50 percentage

Can I do both B.Sc. Chemistry and BMLT at same time?

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Pankaj

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2 months ago

No, you can do one course at a time.

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The state government transgressed its purview in fixing fees for PG medical courses in private medical colleges, the
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