Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

Duration:
• Class 10 students: 2 years (4 semesters)
– 6 or 12 months internship after career counselling
– At least 6 months internship if taking lateral entry admission to 2ndyearof
BSc MLT
• Class 12 students: 2 years (4 semesters)
– 6 months internship
– No internship if taking lateral entry admission to 2ndyearof BSc MLT
Eligibility:
Class 10 or Class 12 Science or Arts or Commerce

DMLT deals with various laboratory investigations. The subjects in the first semester
are mainly basic sciences, while from the second to the fourth semester, preclinical
and paraclinical subjects are taught. The programme covers basic knowledge and
skills in biochemistry, microbiology, blood banking, and pathology. Some of the
tests that the technologists are trained to perform are blood typing, micro-organism
screening, biochemical analysis, cell counts, besides others.

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