Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) is the fourth largest group of health care. MLT is a branch of medical science responsible for performing laboratory investigations relating to diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. There’s a worldwide shortage of medical laboratory technologists, as the technologist’s role will continue to change and expand. To fill this space in market, NIOS has developed a course “Diploma in Medical Laboratory technology (DMLT)” with the basic aim to provide knowledge and training to the learners so that they can work in various lab settings. Such professionals are typically recruited as Medical Lab Technicians, Technologists etc. to help physicians diagnose, treat, and prevent disease. Medical lab technician can perform variety of specialized tests, prepare specimens for analysis and interpreting results.

Course: Diploma in Medical Lab Technology

Recognized By: National Institute of Open Schooling (an autonomous institution under Ministry of Education, Govt. of India)

Eligibility: 10+2 with PCB (40% marks)

Duration: 02 Years

Age: 17 Years Complete/ No maximum age limit

Career Opportunities: Career opportunities exist in various nursing homes, hospitals in private/ Govt./Semi Govt./Public Sector etc as Medical & clinical lab technicians, pathologist assistant, diagnostic lab managers etc.

Course Content >>

S. No. Subjects Theory Hours Practical Hours
1 Hematology & Blood Bank Techniques 100 300
2 Histology & Cytology 100 300
3 Microbiology 100 300
4 Biochemistry 100 300