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B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology: Step On To Your Career Path to Precision

The inner workings of the human body are incredibly fascinating, and it is often good blood work that ensures us of our overall well-being. If you are wondering about the role of body fluids in maintaining a healthy body, Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) might be your calling. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, nestled within the esteemed Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, offers a comprehensive B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology program, tailored to empower students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in this vital healthcare profession.

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What Is Medical Laboratory Technology?

Medical Laboratory Technology is a pivotal component of modern healthcare, encompassing the analysis of biological specimens to aid in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infections besides acute and chronic conditions. As a Medical Laboratory Technologist, you will be at the forefront of healthcare, conducting a wide array of laboratory tests with precision and accuracy. From blood and urine analyses to microbiological cultures and molecular diagnostics, MLT professionals play a crucial role in providing clinicians with invaluable insights into patient health.

A career in Medical Laboratory Technology offers a fulfilling and intellectually stimulating path for those passionate about healthcare and scientific inquiry.

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Entrance Examination Details

Examination Date
Examination Timing
Question Paper Pattern

Physics: 25 questions

Chemistry: 25 questions

Biology: 25 questions

English: 5 questions

Duration: 2 hours

Number of Questions: 80

Marking Scheme: 3 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and -1 for each wrong answer.


AEEL Syllabus

Curriculum

The B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology program at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is meticulously crafted to provide students with a robust foundation in laboratory sciences, coupled with hands-on training in state-of-the-art laboratory techniques and technologies. 

The curriculum includes:

Biochemistry

Haematology

Microbiology

Immunology

Clinical Pathology

Histopathology

Laboratory Management and Quality Control

Through a blend of theoretical knowledge, practical laboratory sessions, and clinical rotations, students gain proficiency in conducting various diagnostic tests, interpreting results, and maintaining laboratory quality standards.

Career Prospects

Upon completing the B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology program, graduates can explore a multitude of rewarding career opportunities across diverse healthcare settings, including:

  • Hospitals and Clinics
    Work in hospital laboratories, outpatient clinics, or diagnostic centers, performing a wide range of laboratory tests to aid in patient diagnosis and treatment
  • Research Institutions
    Contribute to medical research projects by conducting laboratory experiments, analyzing data, and assisting in research studies aimed at advancing our understanding of diseases and treatment modalities.
  • Public Health Agencies
    Collaborate with public health agencies and governmental organizations to conduct epidemiological surveys, monitor disease outbreaks, and implement disease prevention and control measures.
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
    Join pharmaceutical companies or biotechnology firms in roles such as research and development, quality control, or regulatory affairs, ensuring the safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical products.

Higher Studies and Specializations

While a B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Technology opens doors to entry-level positions, many graduates opt to pursue advanced degrees or specialized certifications to broaden their career prospects and enhance their expertise. Some common pathways for higher studies include:

  • Master’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences
    Pursue specialized areas such as clinical biochemistry, haematology, or microbiology and gain advanced research skills.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Research
    Specialize in clinical research methodologies and regulatory affairs to pursue careers in clinical trial management or research coordination.
  • Ph.D. in Laboratory Medicine
    Undertake doctoral studies to become a subject matter expert in a specific area of laboratory medicine and contribute to groundbreaking research initiatives.

Join Us in Shaping the Future of Healthcare

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences stands as a beacon of excellence in medical education and healthcare delivery, offering students a unique blend of academic rigour, practical training, and ethical values. Access cutting-edge laboratory facilities equipped with the latest instrumentation and technology, allowing for hands-on learning experiences in a simulated clinical environment. Learn from esteemed faculty members committed to nurturing the next generation of laboratory professionals. 

Gain invaluable clinical exposure through rotations in Amrita’s renowned hospitals, interacting with patients and healthcare professionals to understand the real-world applications of laboratory testing.

That’s not all!Benefit from Amrita’s international collaborations and exchange programs, providing opportunities for global exposure, research, and networking with experts from around the world.

For more admissions and program details and to interact with our expert faculty, visit Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.

Fee Structure

Program Fees for the year 2024-25
Annual Tuition Fees (IN INR) Scholarship
Annual Tuition Fees (IN INR)
Non-Scholarship
Annual Tuition Fees (IN US$)
NRI
First Year Other Fees (IN INR)
Hostel Fees and Mess Fees (IN INR)
1,10,000
1,40,000
3,000
38,925
68,000

Important Note

Last Date to Submit Application: September 30, 2023

Examination Date & Timing

Date Shift 1
(9.00 AM to 11.00 AM)
Shift 2
(12.00 PM to 2.00 PM)
Shift 3
(3.00 PM to 5.00 PM)
May 12, 2023 AEEB AEEL AEEP
May 13, 2023 AEEL AEEP AEEB
May 14, 2023 AEEP AEEB AEEL

Admission Procedure

Program & Eligibility
Program:

B. Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)

Duration of the Program:

Four Years

Eligibility:

Pass in Plus Two with 60% Aggregate Marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English.

Application Fees

Candidates should submit applications by online mode only.

Online Application Fees:  Rs. 550/- (Rupees Five Hundred and Fifty Only)

Selection and Allotment of Seats

For all specialties, selection for candidates will be based on the rank obtained in the Amrita Entrance Examination. Allotment of seats for the shortlisted candidate will be based on the performance in the counseling/interview.

Out of total seats for all specialties, 50% seats will be allotted to the Merit category and 50% to the management category including NRI i.e. 15% of seats.

Candidates applying through agents/education counsellors using fraudulent means/ bribery/donations will be debarred to secure admission in any of the courses in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Candidates are advised to frequently visit the admission page for latest updates.

It is important for the candidate to register their commonly used mobile number/email id. Do not provide email id/mobile number of education counsellors/agents/internet café operators etc. The candidate is solemnly responsible for any negligence.

Note: Once specialty is allotted, a request for a change of specialty will not be permitted. Request pertaining to the same will not be entertained.

Important Dates
  • Commencement of Application: February 2024
  • Last date to Apply: April 2024
  • Examination Date: May 2024
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Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career

601-800th

World University Rankings 2019

141

BRICS Rankings 2020

801–1000th

World University Rankings 2019

168th

BRICS University Rankings 2020

7th

India University Rankings 2023

15th

Overall Rankings 2023
ranking
7th Best
University in India
ranking
Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
ranking
Topmost
‘A++’ Grade

Contact Us

For Enquiries Contact, 
Admission Office,
Medical College Building – 3rd Floor,
Amrita School of Medicine,
AIMS Ponekkara P.O.,
Kochi- 682041
Contact Number: 0484-285 8166 | 0484-285 8383 | 0484-285 8349 | 0484-285 8167 | 0484-285 8153 |  7994999585 | 7994999788
ugadmissions@aims.amrita.edu

For all Entrance (AEEL) & Application (AOAP) related queries, please contact:
ugadmissions@amrita.edu

Contact Us

For Enquiries Contact

Admission Office,
Medical College Building – 3rd Floor,
Amrita School of Medicine,
AIMS Ponekkara P.O.,
Kochi- 682041
Contact Number: 0484-285 8166 | 0484-285 8383 | 0484-285 8349 | 0484-285 8167 | 0484-285 8153 | 7994999585

ugadmissions@aims.amrita.edu

For all Entrance (AEEL) & Application (AOAP) related queries, please contact:

ugadmissions@amrita.edu
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