Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is a 2-year course that provides the necessary expertise that the candidates need to possess in order to become professional medical officers and technicians in the laboratory. The eligibility for a PGD in Medical Laboratory Technology is to have pursued a BSC in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or any other equivalent subjects with a minimum of 40% marks. To pursue PGDMLT candidates can straight apply to their preferred colleges as there are no entrance exams for this course. When the candidates fulfill the eligibility criteria can plan for the course. Candidates get hired as a researcher, medical officers, laboratory technicians, technical assistants, medical record technicians, etc.
The study of this program helps the candidate to gain in-depth knowledge of medical laboratory technologies and helps them to perform all the medical tasks such as identifying the disease, testing the blood and tissue, operating the laboratory machines, etc.
Medical Laboratory Technology is also known as Clinical Laboratory Science, which deals with the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of diseases through the use of laboratory tests.
PGD in Medical Laboratory Technology degree holder candidates can join as certified laboratory technicians.
Applicants must have passed the 12th standard in the Science stream.