Duration: 3 years (five semesters coursework with six months’ internship)
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any life science subject
This programme prepares a student to develop general with theoretical and practical skills in all basics of Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacology and the advanced techniques involved in the core allied health subjects like Haematology, Microbiology, Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, Cytology, Blood Banking, Histopathology, Quality in Health system, Molecular Techniques, and Research Methodology are introduced from the third semester onwards so that the student acquires an overall knowledge and hands on experience. The role of the medical technologist is to assist the doctors with skills in performing, interpreting results of various clinical tests in all laboratories wherever they are posted as in medical microbiology, clinical biochemistry or haematology. Besides the lectures and practical training, there will be seminars and teaching practices so to prepare the student to be involved in research projects or become a faculty. During internship period, there will be a dissertation to be performed in which the student can opt for a project title under any of the core subjects.
Job Prospects: Hospital laboratories, diagnostic laboratories, Entrepreneurs, research and Faculty.