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Bachelor of Science (Medical Lab. Technology)

Course Fee
Exam Fee
4 Years (Including 6 Months Internship/ OJT/ FW)
Rs. 1,00,000-/ (Per Year)
Rs. 5,000-/ (Per Year)
4.5 To 6

* The title of the programme is approved u/s 22 of University Grants Commission (UGC) Act 1956.

Bachelor of Science (Medical Laboratory Tech) is a 3.5-year undergraduate degree for the students wanting to pursue a career as a paramedical expert. Arunachal University of Studies offers this course under the Faculty of Medical Science. Firstly, let us ask what is a Paramedical course? A Paramedical programme is a course that offers medical work support to qualified doctors, assisting in physiotherapy, X-Ray processing etc as a pre-hospital service.

The Arunachal University of Studies offers jobs orientated and academically sound course keeping the industry values in mind. In the country at present, there as been a significant realization of producing paramedical personnel in the medical sector. Thanks to the rapid facilities of health care delivery, the demands of paramedical experts are on the rises. Career momentum is to gain much importance in future seen on witness like never before.

Medical laboratory technologists can specialize in the following domain
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Cytotechnologists
  • Transfusion medicine
  • Clinical chemistry
  • Clinical microbiology
  • Haematology
Upon taking a course, one can learn everything there is to know about clinical diagnosis, prevention and treatment of various kinds of diseases with the help of technology. It has to be more than obvious for the realization that medical laboratory professions play a vital role in diagnosing the disease in the first place. With the paramedical playing, a crucial factor of the medical industry would collapse.

Placed under the category of Allied Health, a Medical Lab Technologist indirectly are dedicated to the overall wellness of the patient’s health. Who are Allied Health Care workers? Personnel offering professional help in different sector of the medical industry are allied health care worker. Medical Laboratory technicians have also allied health care workers assisting especially doctor and nurses.

Roles and Responsibility of a Lab Technician:

  • A medical laboratory technician is responsible for the handling of all medical gear and responsible for performing fundamental laboratory technique and recording the medical data.
  • A medical laboratory technician should be an expert in catching any medical flaws and sickness of a patient’s body.
  • Apart from working in labs, a lab technician books into the requirement in the field and establish industrial assortments such as the latest gadgets and technology.
  • A medical lab technician is responsible for passing down the medical observation to pathologists or equivalent professionals, by writing down the findings, safely storing the specimen, collecting clinical specimen and labelling clinical specimen.
  • A medical lab technician also assists in deciding health priorities and offer/suggest effective preventive/control measures to prevent the disease. This can be done only by providing genuine and accurate information in response to the treatment.
  • A medical lab technician can also apply all the problem-solving techniques to administrate the technical and research problems strategically.
  • A medical lab technician offers consultancy on issues concerning the reorganization, upgradation, establishment or renovation of all medical equipment in the laboratories periodically. Apart from these, examining body fluids, calls, abnormal chemical ratios, preparing tissues for examination (microscopic) etc are the basic responsibility of a medical lab technician.

Eligibility : 10+2 (Science) with min. 50%~

Financial Assistance :-

Fee reimbursement upto ₹ 30,000/- for candidates having family income less than ₹ 5,00,000/- (Five Lakhs) per annum under schemes offered by Central Govt./ State Govt.  or World Education Mission subject to compliance of prescribed terms and conditions.

Fee reimbursement upto ₹ 1,00,000/- for APST candidates having family income less than ₹ 2,50,000/- (Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand) per annum under schemes offered by Central Govt./ State Govt.  subject to compliance of prescribed terms and conditions.

APST candidates having family income less than ₹ 2,50,000/- (Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand) per annum may also check for World Education Mission Scholarship Guarantee Scheme for this programme.

At the first stage of career after graduation, all students get employed as a certified laboratory medical technician both in private and government sectors. One can always go for higher studies and in due time with enough experience and education on could have a scope as the following
  • Research Associate
  • Healthcare Administrative
  • Laboratory Testing Manager
  • Hospital Outreach Coordinator
  • Medical Officer
  • Laboratory Manager

Also once could find jobs in rural healthcare centres, NGO’s, community healthcare centre etc.