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How Does Medical Laboratory Technology Shape Healthcare, and Which Vocational Courses Pave the Path?

Within the field of medical science, medical laboratory technology deals with the use of laboratory tests for patient diagnosis and treatment. Patients provide samples of their blood, urine, stool, and other bodily fluids, and tests are then performed to identify the disease affecting those bodily parts. By offering vital diagnostic and analytical tools that influence medical decisions, improve patient outcomes, and advance the general well-being of individuals and communities, medical laboratory technology plays a critical role in influencing healthcare.

 

The three-year Medical Laboratory Technology Bachelor of Vocational (B.Voc) curriculum is specifically designed to equip students with the knowledge and abilities necessary to use contemporary laboratory equipment and procedures. Several prestigious regulatory agencies, including the Ministry of Education, PCI, AICTE, AIU, and UGC, have approved the program. Additionally, students are free to select the length of their program; depending on the length of course they pick, they will get a degree, certificate, advanced diploma, or certification. 

 

Graduates of the Medical Laboratory Course have several career options: they can work as medical professionals in government and commercial hospitals; they can become instructors; they can open their hospitals; or can pursue further education. Owing to the severe lack of workers with laboratory experience, career prospects in this industry are increasing, making the coursework a worthwhile investment.

Key Highlights 

University NameGlocal University
LocationSaharanpur, UP
Course NameB.Voc in Medical Laboratory Technology
Course TypeUG Degree
Duration3 years
ModeRegular
ExamSemester wise
Average Course Fee50,000/ year*
Eligibility12th class or equivalent in science stream from a recognized board
Salary2-5 LPA

Subjects

First Semester1. Anatomy -I
2. Physiology-I
3. Routine Laboratory Technology-I
4. Biochemistry – I
5. Anatomy-I Practical Physiology -I
6. Practical Routine Laboratory Technology-I

7. Practical Biochemistry – I
8. Practical Project Work -I

Second Semester1. Anatomy-II

2. Physiology – II

3. Routine Laboratory Technology

4. Biochemistry – II Anatomy-II

5. Practical Physiology-II

6. Practical Routine Laboratory TechnologyII

7. Practical Biochemistry – II

8. Practical Project Work -II

Third Semester1. Hematology & Blood Banking -I

2. Medical Microbiology

3. Pathology Advanced Laboratory Science

4. Techniques & Testing Process

5. Hematology & Blood Banking -I

6. Practical Medical Microbiology.

7. Practical Pathology Practical

8. Advanced Laboratory Science Techniques & Testing Process

9. Practical Project Work -III

Four Semester1. Parasitology

2. Histopathology and cytology I

3. Virology Microbiology

4. Parasitology

5. Histopathology and cytology-I

6. Practical Virology

7. Practical Microbiology

8. Practical

9. Project Work – IV

Fifth Semester1. Clinical Hematology

2. Histopathology and cytology-II

3. Clinical Biochemistry

4. Biochemical Techniques

5. Clinical Hematology

6. Practical Histopathology and cytology-II

7. Practical Clinical Biochemistry

8. Practical Biochemical Techniques

9. Practical Project Work-V

Sixth Semester1. Diagnostic Molecular Biology

2. Enzymology & Bioenergetics Clinical Laboratory
3. Operations & Management
4. Quality Management
5. Practical Diagnostic Molecular Biology
6. Practical Enzymology & Bioenergetics
7. Practical Clinical Laboratory Operations & Management
8. Project Work -VI

Admission Process

To begin the admissions process for the B.Voc in Medical Laboratory Technology course, candidates are urged to visit Glocal University’s official website. Candidates will obtain a special ID after registering, which they can use to connect to their university accounts. The next step for candidates is to fill out an application form with their personal information, which includes name, birthdate, residential address, educational background, and employment history, as specified by the authorities. After submitting all required information, candidates can pay the course cost to guarantee their spot in the program.

Course Fees

A total of INR 1.5 lakhs is required for the B.Voc in Medical Laboratory Technology course, with an annual cost of INR 50,000 for the three-year program.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants who have successfully finished the 12th grade or its equivalent in the science stream from a recognized board are eligible to apply for a degree medical laboratory technology course. The desirable eligibility criterion is achieving a minimum of 50% marks in the 12th grade, though this criterion may differ for candidates of various categories. Moreover, candidates need to be at least 17 years old.

Career Opportunities

Medical Laboratory Technologist/TechnicianClinical Laboratory ScientistPathologist Assistant
PhlebotomistCytotechnologistHistotechnologist
Medical Laboratory ManagerClinical Research AssociateInfection Control Specialist
Biomedical ScientistBlood Bank TechnologistMolecular Biologist
Laboratory Information Systems AnalystEducator/Trainer in Medical Laboratory ScienceQuality Assurance Specialist
Public Health Laboratory ScientistGenetic CounselorForensic Laboratory Analyst

Top Hiring Industries

  • Hospitals and Diagnostic Centers
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Research Institutions
  • Biotechnology Firms
  • Government Health Departments
  • Blood Banks
  • Academic Institutions
  • Diagnostic Equipment Companies
  • Healthtech Startups
  • Veterinary Labs

Other B.VOC courses provided in paramedical by Glocal University

Medical Image TechnologyCritical Care TechnologyCMS & EDMedical Laboratory Technology
Patient Care ManagementOptometryDialysis TechnologyOperation Theatre
Dental HygienePharmaceutical TechnologyPhysiotherapyParamedical Health Administration

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