M.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Technology is a two-year postgraduate programme that emphasises the use of clinical laboratory equipment while educating students about patient care and accurate diagnosis. There are a variety of fascinating courses offered, including those in molecular biology, biochemistry, and human anatomy and physiology.

Throughout the course, students learn about a variety of diseases, their diagnoses, therapies, and ways of prevention. They are also instructed to emphasise doing clinical tests correctly so that a doctor can make a precise diagnosis. It primarily focuses on treatments that will be utilised to treat illnesses once they have been identified, through correct application and oversight. After completion, this course is quite advantageous because it opens up a lot of doors for opportunities with professional scopes in different industries and departments.

Program Education Objective

  • PEO 1: Established as Skilled professionals with strong multidisciplinary knowledge and technical competence in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology and used the integration of knowledge and competence necessary for success in the profession.
  • PEO 2: Developed interdisciplinary approach and analytical thinking in designing and solving problems related to pathological and various other Laboratory process using modern analytical tools & techniques wherever necessary.
  • PEO 3: Attained the skill for understanding group dynamics with the objective to contribute positively towards collaborative activities and demonstrate the capacity for self-management, organizational management and team work through effective communication.
  • PEO 4: Career for lifelong learning with personal and professional growth, superior work ethics and character towards sustainable betterment of the society by engaging in self-learning methodologies.

Career Opportunities

  • Laboratory manager
  • Consultant
  • Health care administrator
  • Hospital outreach coordinator
  • Educational consultant
  • Supervisor of clinical laboratories
  • Laboratory information system analyst
  • Health & safety officer

Core Areas

Core Curriculum

Human Biology and Examinations

Human Anatomy & Physiology - I

Anatomy of human body as a whole, structure of cell and tissues of body: epithelial tissue, connective tissue, muscle tissue and nervous tissue


Introduction to haematology, homeostasis and coagulation. Laboratory reports preparation & interpretation of laboratory findings in hematology and Relevant parameters for an interpretation of laboratory finding in hematology

Clinical Pathology
  • Excretory system
  • Physiology of urine formation, Normal composition of urine, Collection of urine Specimen.
  • Types of urine specimen, preservation of urine.
  • Biochemical analysis of urine
  • Routine examination of urine- physical, microscopic examination of urine specimen.
  • Determination of Urinary haemosiderin
  • Routine examination of stool.

Medical Lab Techniques and Technology

  • Techniques followed in hormones assay and different types of standard curve used in immunoassay.
  • Different types of ELISA and steps for antibody coating, enzyme conjugate preparation, second
    antibody preparation. Testing of hormone by ELISA.
  • Chemiluminescence’s assay, Electrochemoluminance, Fluorescence Immunoassay (FIA).
  • Intra-assay and inter-assay co-efficient of hormones assay.
  • Sensitivity and cross-reaction specificity.
  • Standard curve plotting. Interpretation.
  • Different steps of RIA
  • Assay of hormone by RIA.
Clinical Biochemistry


  • Basic concept of physiology and biochemistry of the body
  • Biochemical changes in the body under pathological condition.
  • Specimen processing for biochemical analysis
  • Preparation of serum specimen for biochemical analysis.
  • Preparation of protein free filtrate
  • Processing for urine for biochemical analysis.
  • Titrimetry
  • Photometry-flame photometry, atomic absorbption photometry.
  • Clorimetry-visible spectrophotometer, UV spectrophotometer.
  • Electrochemistry-clorimetry, potentiometry
  • Enzymes for cardiac diseases
  • Routine biochemical test
Cytogenetics & Histotechnology
  • Laboratory equipments for cytology
  • Vacuum embedding bath, automated tissue processor.
  • Specimen preparation in cytotechnology.
  • Stains & staining technique in cytology.
  • Manual components for tissue staining and automated tissue stainer.
  • Chromosome isolation and grouping.Chromosome staining, karyotyping, gene expression and regulation.Gene
    mutation. Cytogenetical basis of inborn error of metabolism.
  • Cytotechnology – Process of collection, fixative, Errors of cytology, PAP stain. Museum Technology for pathology. Health Hazards in cytology Lab.
  • Collection, handling and processing of faecal specimens.
  • Laboratory techniques in paracitological
    investigation of stool & Occult blood test
  • Lab Records and Reporting of results of stool examination.
  • Sending of faecal specimen for referral services.
  • Staining of faecal smears and blood films.



Brief description and tabulation of different type data and it’s graphical representation.

Measurement of central tendency: Mean Median, Mode, Range, Standard Deviation, and Variance, Idea of two types of error and its level of significance, Chi-Square Test, Simple linear regression and correlation, Probability Distribution (Binomial, Poisson, Gaussian).

Clinical Research & Bio Informatics
  • Basics of Clinical Research
  • Basic terminology used in clinical research
  • New drug discovery process
  • Pre clinical toxicology: Carcinogenicity, Mutagenicity, Teratogenicity, Single dose and repeat dose toxicity studies, Reproductive toxicity
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Biopharmaceutics

Programme Type - PG

Duration - 2 years

Minimum Eligibility - B.Sc. In Medical Laboratory Technology / BMLT

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