Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (B.Sc MLT) - Pokhara University

The bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (B.Sc. MLT) of Pokhara University is a four year,eight semester course, concentrating mainly on developing appropriate manpower to function as professional medical laboratory technician carrying out preventive, curative, promo rive, rehabilitative functions and research. The graduates will have employment in various health care setting from nursing homes to hospitals to medical and health science colleges.

Clinical Laboratory Science is one of the important areas in Health Sciences, which supports the clinicians by providing laboratory test evidences in the treatment of patients. The goal of this program is to produce clinical laboratory experts who are academically sound, technically skilled and fully capable of performing various clinical laboratory tests with quality control as well as interpretation of the results.

The fall semester starts in September and the spring semester in March. Fresh Admissions are normally made at the beginning of the fall semester.

The B.Sc.MLT program has the following objectives;

  1. Provide adequate educational background for careers in Medical Laboratory Science profession.
  2. Study and strengthen the existing Medical Laboratory Science practices in the private and public institutions through continuous education and training programs.
  3. Assist Medical Laboratory Science and related organizations in solving their problems by providing consultancy services.
  4. Contribute to Medical Laboratory Science literature relevant to Nepal through research and publications.
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Admission criteria

Scholarship Quota in Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT)

  1. Pokhara University School of Health & Allied Science, Lekhnath, Kaski: 5
  2. Nobel College, Sinamangal Kathmandu: 1
  3. Modern Technical College, Khumaltar: 2

Salient features

Proposed Fee Structure for B.Sc MLT in Pokhara University School of Health & Allied Sciences Lekhnath, Kaski


10+2  Science (Biology stream) or PCL Science (Biology Stream) or PCL/Diploma in  Lab Science or  equivalent degree as recognized by Pokhara University with at least 50% marks in aggregate.


Minimum 2.4 CGPA in Aggregate and Minimum C+ Grade in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) and Minimum C Grade in other subjects.

Curricular structure

Course Syllabus: Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (Pokhara University)

Semester and Courses Semester and Courses

Semester I

Medical Laboratory Science

Microbiology I

General Chemistry I


Laboratory I, II

Semester II

Biochemistry I

Anatomy and Physiology

General Cytology

General Histology

Analytical Chemistry

Laboratory III, IV, V

Seminar I

Semester III

Microbiology II

Biochemistry II

Anatomy and Physiology II

Molecular Cell Biology


Laboratory VI, VII, VIII

Seminar II

Semester IV

Microbiology II

General Pathology


Biochemistry III

Health and Disease

Laboratory IX, X, XI

Semester V

Microbiology IV

Histopathology I

Biochemistry IV

Hematology I

Applied Biotech

Laboratory XII, XIII, XIV

Seminar IV

Semester VI

Microbiology V

Microbiology VI

Histopathology II

Biochemistry V

Hematology I

Laboratory XV, XVI, XVII

Seminar V

Semester VII

Microbiology VII

Autopsy and Medical Jurisprudence

Biochemistry VI

Immuno-Heamatology and Blood Bank I

Clinical Laboratory Research

Laboratory XVIII, XIX, XX

Seminar VI

Semester VIII


Project work


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