BMLT Courses

Patel College of
Nursing & Paramedical

BMLT (Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology)

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology, also known as BMLT, is a three-year undergraduate program in medical laboratory technology that is offered by universities and colleges in India. The program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become skilled medical laboratory technologists.

Medical laboratory technologists, also known as medical laboratory scientists or medical laboratory technicians, are healthcare professionals who work in laboratories to perform a range of diagnostic tests and analyses on samples of body tissues, fluids, and other materials. These tests are used to help diagnose and treat diseases, monitor patient progress, and perform research.

The curriculum for the BMLT program includes coursework in subjects such as anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical laboratory techniques. Students also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through clinical rotations in hospitals and other healthcare settings.

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT) graduates, also known as medical laboratory technologists or medical laboratory technicians, play a crucial role in the healthcare system by performing diagnostic tests and analyses that help diagnose and treat diseases. Some specific responsibilities of BMLT graduates in a hospital setting may include:

  • Collecting and processing specimens, such as blood, urine, and tissue samples
  • Performing laboratory tests and analyses using equipment such as microscopes and automated analyzers
  • Recording and interpreting test results and communicating them to healthcare professionals
  • Maintaining and calibrating laboratory equipment
  • Participating in quality control and quality assurance programs to ensure the accuracy and reliability of test results
  • Maintaining patient records and documentation
  • Providing patient education about laboratory tests and procedures
  • BMLT graduates may work in a variety of hospital settings, including medical laboratories, blood banks, and research facilities. They may also work in outpatient clinics, nursing homes, and other community-based healthcare settings.

    Overall, the role of BMLT graduates in a hospital setting is to provide high-quality diagnostic services to patients and to work as part of a team to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.

    To be eligible for admission to a BMLT program in India, candidates must meet the following educational and age requirements:

    Eligibility Criteria
  • Educational requirements:
  • Candidates must have completed 10+2 with Science subjects (Biology, Physics, and Chemistry) from a recognized board.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 45% marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Age requirements:
  • Candidates must be at least 17 years old at the time of admission.
  • Some institutions may have a higher minimum age requirement.