Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology (B.Sc MLT) - Tribhuvan University


Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (B.Sc. MLT) course aims to produce professional graduates in laboratory medicine who are academically sound, technically skilled, creative in nature, and self-reliant in performing quality control, interpreting the results, and providing leadership to subordinates.

Course Objectives

- To perform routine and special laboratory investigations on clinical and non-clinical subjects independently.
- To interpret the results and explain the underlined principle of each investigation.
- To assist and take part in research work.
- To participate in teaching-learning activities.
- To set up a Zonal level medical laboratory.
- To introduce a quality control system in the laboratory to have a qualitative result.
- To perform managerial works- supervision of subordinates, or preparation of periodic reports and maintenance of inventory etc.


Admission criteria

Provisions for Admission Process

  1. In order to pass the integrated admission process, a minimum of 50 percent marks should be obtained.

  2. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

Provisions for Scholarships

As per Rule 20 of the National Medical Education Rules, 2077, out of the total scholarship seats to be awarded to the Government of Nepal at the undergraduate level, 55 percent of the seats will be distributed through open competition and 45 percent of the seats will be distributed on the basis of the following:

Female

33%

Dalit

9%

Aadibasi janajati

15%

Khas Aryan

17%

Madhesi

12%

Tharu

4%

Muslim

2%

Candidates from the backward community

4%

Disabled

2%

Families of martyrs, families of disappeared persons, families of injured warriors, and conflict victims

2%

Candidates who have been successfully selected in the admission process will have to submit the following original and 1/1 photocopy of the following documents to the concerned educational institution at the time of admission.

  1. Certificate of qualification, Transcript and Character Certificate of 10+2 and SLC/SEE or Equivalent.

  2. Copy of Citizenship / Passport.

  3. Admit card of the Entrance Examination.

  4. Documents submitted for reservation.

  5. Certificate of Equivalence for the students with certificates from foreign institutions.

Examination Format

Question type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
Option: Four options (A, B, C, D)
Number of questions: 200
Full marks: 200
Cognitive ratio: Recall: Understanding: Application - 30:50:20
Duration: 3 hours

Weightage

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

a.

Zoology

40

1.

Biology, origin, and evolution of life

4

2.

General characteristics and classification of protozoa to Chordata.

8

3.

Plasmodium, earthworm, and frog,

8

4.

Human biology and human diseases

14

5.

Animal tissues

4

6.

Environmental pollution, adaptation and animal behavior, application of zoology

2

b.

Botany

40

7.

The basic component of life and biodiversity

11

8.

Ecology and environment

5

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

9.

Cell biology and genetics

12

10.

Anatomy and physiology

7

11.

Developmental and applied botany

5

c.

Chemistry

40

12.

General and physical chemistry

15

13.

Inorganic chemistry

10

14.

Organic chemistry

15

d.

Physics

40

15.

Mechanics

9

16.

Heat and thermodynamics

5

17.

Geometrical optics and physical optics

5

18.

Current electricity and magnetism

7

19.

Sound waves, electrostatics, and capacitors

5

20.

Modern physics and nuclear physics

5

21.

Solid and semiconductor devices (electronics)

2

22.

Particle physics, source of energy, and universe

2

e.

Contents from PCL level course of a specific subject

20

23.

Contents from PCL/ diploma level course of a specific subject

20

f.

Mental Agility Test (MAT)

20

24.

Verbal reasoning

5

25.

Numerical reasoning

5

26.

Logical sequencing

5

27.

Spatial relation / Abstract reasoning

5

Total

200

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Salient features



Eligibility

  • Passed10+2 Science or equivalent (with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) with 50% aggregate in total marks or GPA  2.4 OR, 
  • Secured the percentage equivalent to the above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (eg. A-Level) with a different grading system OR,
  • Applicants who have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate/Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with at least 50% aggregate in total marks AND
  • Registered in Nepal Health Professional Council of Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurveda Council as per related educational program.

Curricular structure

Course Study

The BMLT course has been divided into 4 major subjects: Medical microbiology, Clinical biochemistry, Haematology and Histopathology and Cytology. Students will attend theory and practical class and do project assignment.

Downloads

Syllabus for NHPC Licensing Examination of Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT and B.Sc MLT).pdf