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Medical technologists have additional training and job responsibilities. They are often responsible for the exactness of the tests conducted. They also conduct research work under the guidance of medical researchers.

Medical technicians work under Technologists or supervisors .They usually do routine laboratory testing manually according to instructions. Technicians set up, clean, and maintain laboratory equipment, basic preparations for use in the lab etc.

The courses offered in Lab Technology

1. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)
2. Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT)
3. M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology

During BMLT course for Medical Lab Technologists the students are trained for clinical Laboratory analysis of blood, urine, feces, cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid, ascetic fluid etc There are also Diploma / Certificate courses for lab technicians / assistants in general and in different specialties such as Diplomas in EEG Lab Technician, Histopathology Lab Technician etc.

The Medical lab technology in India is regulated by the All India Institute of Medial Technologists and All India Medical laboratory Technologists Association.

Eligibility for admission-

The essential eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT) is 10+2 or equivalent with Physics , Chemistry & Biology Or Pre- University Vocational course from a recognized Board with laboratory Technology as Vocational subject.

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) –

Eligibility is 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized University or Board. . There are also other certificate courses in lab technicians which needs 10+2 as the eligibility.

Courses are offered by colleges, universities as well as hospitals. The hospitals are usually affiliated with a college or university.

Duration of Courses -

BMLT is a 3 year Programme and DMLT course is of 2 years

Top Colleges In India-

All India Institute of Medical Science Diploma College

Christian Medical College Diploma College

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Diploma College Belgum, Karnataka

Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education Research Diploma College

Kasturba Medical College Diploma College

Ki dwai Memorial Institute Onology Diploma College Hosur Road, Bangalore

Mahatma Gandhi University Diploma College Kottayam,Kerala

Medical Diploma College University of Kerala,Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education Research Diploma College Chandigarh,
Major Colleges in Southern Region--
JIPMER, Dhanvantri, Nagar Pondicherry
Pant institute of Technology, 19 Bazar Laurent St. Pondicherry
Andhra Medical college Vishakhapatnam, Andhra pradesh
Christian Medical Thorapudi, Vellore
Medical college,Trivandrum,Kerala
Mahatma Gandhi University Medical college, Kottayam
Kasturba Medical college, Manipal &Mangalore
Medical college, Fort, Bangalore
Fr. Muller Institute of Medical Edu. Kankanady Mangalore
MR Medical College, Gulbarga
Institute of Health Sciences, Vidyanagar, Mangalore
Kidwai memorial Institute Of Oncology, Hosur Road, Bangalore
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