Course -
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters) + 6 months internship.
Eligibility: 10 Pass (or equivalent)

DMLT is a paramedical course which deals with various laboratory investigations. The subjects covered during the first semester are mainly basic sciences and from the second semester to the fourth semester pre-clinical and para-clinical subjects are taken. The program covers basic knowledge and skills in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Blood Banking and Pathology. The technologists perform tests on various body fluids and tissues such as blood typing, microorganism screening, biochemical analysis, cell counts and many others.

About the course:

Year

Course description

Competencies

First  year

Iand IIsemester

In the 1st semester, the students will be taught basic science subjects such as anatomy and physiology, basic microbiology basic chemistry and biochemistry. In the 2nd semester they will be taught preclinical subjects with practical.

The students will acquire knowledgeand skills in basic sciences and preclinical subjects covered in the 1st year of the course.

Second year

III and IV
semester

In the 3rd and 4thsemester the students will be taught theory of preclinical subjects along with practical.

The student’s will gain knowledge and will be able to perform various basic tests required for analyzing samples in the laboratory.

6 months

Internship

During this period the students will be trained to perform different methods of laboratory testing and analyzing various types of samples through postings in different laboratories of the hospital in which they are doing their internship.

The students will gain practical skills and an in-depth experience in the different techniquesthat are involved with laboratory diagnosis.

Course of study
Teaching is delivered by a combination of:

  • Theoretical knowledge:lectures, demonstration, seminars, computer aided learning and assignments.
  • Practical knowledge:practical classes, hands-on clinical experience in hospitals and rural healthcare and internship.

Course outline:

First Semester

Subject Title

Credits

Theory

Basic Chemistry

3

Basic Hematology

2

Basic Anatomy And Physiology

5

English and Communication

2

Introduction to Microbiology

2

Total

14

Practical

 

BioChemistry

2

Laboratory Equipment

2

Basic Hematology

2

Total

6

Theory and Practicals Total

20

Second Semester

Subject Title

Credits

Theory

Basic Biochemistry

3

Basic Anatomy And Physiology

5

Hematology

2

Microbiology:- Bacteriology

2

Basic Immunology

2

English and communication

2

Total

16

Practical

 

Biochemistry

2

Hematology

2

Microbiology

2

Total

6

Practicals and Theory Total

22

 

Third Semester

Subject Title

Credits

Theory

Computer Fundamentals

1

Blood Banking

2

Hematology

2

Microbiology:- Parasitology and Mycology.

2

Biochemistry

2

English and Communication

2

Total

12

Practical

 

Biochemistry

2

Hematology

2

Microbiology

2

Total

6

Practical and Theory Total

18

Theory

 

Fourth Semester

Subject Title

Credits

Theory

Histotechnology

2

Hematology

2

Biochemistry

2

Microbiology:-Virology

2

English and communication

2

Total

13

Practical

 

Biochemistry

2

Hematology

2

Microbiology

2

Total

6

Practical and Theory Total

19

Job prospects:

  • Hospital laboratories
  • Diagnostic centres
  • Blood banks
  • Public health projects

 

This course is offered in:-

Allied Health Science Department,
Martin Luther Christian University,
Dongktieh, Nongrah, Shillong-793006

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Meghalaya
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
E-mail: admin@mlcuniv.in , registrar@mlcuniv.in, admissions@mlcuniv.in
Website: www.mlcuniv.in