BSc Medical Laboratory Technology

BSc Medical Laboratory Technology

B.Sc MLT ·
Bachelors
·
4 years
  • Fee: NPR 750,000

 

Medical Laboratory Technology is one of the largest and most important professions that provide allied health care. A Bachelor's of Science in Clinical Laboratory is a four-year degree that prepares a student to take a job as a clinical laboratory scientist (technologist) upon graduation or to further their education by entering medical or dental school.

These technologists are skilled scientists who perform tests that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. As vital members of the health care team, they assist physicians during the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

SEATS AVAILABLE

In this academic year a total of Ten Candidates will be admitted. These seats are divided between Nepali and SAARC candidate as follows:

1. For Nepali Candidates under Heavily Subsidized Tuition Fee Scheme (HSTFS):

1.1. Open Category - 8 seats

1.2. Ward of BPKIHS-faculty/staff - 1 seat**

2. Full Tuition Fee Scheme (FTFS):

SAARC seat - 1 seat

Total Seats 10

Other Important Information:

In case of those candidates who have passed the I.Sc. without appearing in one or more of the essential subject(s), viz. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English, but passed that/those subject(s) at a subsequent examination, the marks actually secured by them in the subject(s) at the subsequent examination will be considered for calculating the percentage of marks in the qualifying examination.

**Eligibility Criteria for the BPKIHS Faculty/Staff Seat:

One seat is reserved in all the educational programs at BPKIHS for the son or daughter of BPKIHS Nepali faculty/staff who have continuously served the Institute for 3 years (part-time staff are not eligible). The selection of candidates in these seats will also be completed on the basis of the merit of the Entrance examination. After the selection of the child, the staff has to continue his/her services at least for further 4 years if the Institute requires his/her services. Failure to comply with this rule, the parent of the student (faculty/staff) will have to pay the tuition fee as decided by the Institute.

FEES AND EXPENSES

Each candidate selected for admission shall have to pay the following fees and dues immediately after the announcement of the list of selected candidates, and after they are declared medically fit by the Medical Board, failing which his/her admission shall be canceled and the candidate on the waiting list shall be admitted in his/her place in the respective programs.

(a) Under Heavily Subsidized Tuition Fee Scheme (in Rs.)

1. Admission fee: 2,500/- per year

2. Library Fee: 3,000/- per year

3. Laboratory Fee: 4,000/ per year

4. Student welfare fund

(Identity Card, Games Fee) : 4,000/- per year

5. Tuition Fee: 2,000/-per month

6. Hostel Fee: 1,500/-per month

7. Hostel maintenance Fee: 4,000/-per year

8. a. Annual Examination Fee: 4,000/- per year

b. Supplementary Examination Fee: 4,000/- per year

(if applicable)

9. Deposit (Refundable) : 15,000/- (one time)

(for the library, laboratory, and telephone, etc.)

10. Health Insurance Premium: 1,000/-per year (Approx.)

(Premium depends on the company chosen for this purpose)

11. Nepal Health Professionals Council Fee Rs 1,000/- (one time) 14

(b) Under Full Tuition Fee Scheme (only for foreign candidates):

1. Admission fee: US $ 50 per year

2. Library Fee: US $ 60 per year

3. Laboratory Fee: US $ 60 per year

4. Student welfare fund

(Identity Card, Games Fee) : US $ 60 per year

5. Tuition Fee

SAARC : US $ 5,000 per year

6. Hostel Fee: US $ 250 per year

7. Hostel maintenance Fee: US $ 60 per year

8. a. Annual Examination Fee: US $ 60 per year

b. Supplementary Examination Fee: US $ 60 per year

(if applicable)

9. Deposit (Refundable) : US $ 500 (one time)

10. Health Insurance Premium: US $ 15 per year approx.

(Premium depends on the company chosen for this purpose).

11. Nepal Health Professionals Council Fee US $ 16 (one time)

Please note (for all Tuition Fee Schemes):

1. The Governing Body of the Institute may change or review the fees and expenses.

2. The fee and other charges including hostel rent, once paid, shall not be refunded, if a student leaves the Institute for any reason. No correspondence on this matter shall be entertained.

3. Tuition fee & Hostel fee under HSTFS can be paid in 3 equal installments, the first being paid at the time of admission and at intervals not exceeding four months thereafter. All other fees should be paid at the time of admission. The last date of payment of fees must be strictly adhered to. No extension is possible unless an exceptional case by prior approval from the Registrar not extending a period of 15 days from the last date with payment of fine Rs. 100/- per day for the 2nd or 3rd installment. For further delay after 15 days the following fine shall be imposed:

For HSTFS Rs. 150/- per day

For FTFS Rs. 500/- per day

For further default, the Registrar may impose such a penalty, as he/she considers appropriate.

Career Prospects:

The field of clinical laboratory science is one of the fastest-growing areas of medical science. Qualified clinical laboratory scientists are in demand and will be well into the future. The degree qualifies graduates for many medical-related occupations such as working in clinical laboratories in doctor's offices, hospitals, or public health offices. He/she may work for a chemical supply or pharmaceutical company or as a laboratory supervisor or manager. Other career areas include working for a health regulatory agency, as a sales and technical representation for scientific equipment company, or in research and education.

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.

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 questionsOption: Four options (A, B, C, D)Number of questions: 200Full marks: 200Cognitive ratio: Recall: Understanding: Application - 30:50:20Duration: 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