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

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 question
Option: Four options (A, B, C, D
Number of questions: 20
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 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

Bio-Statistics

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

Immunology

Laboratory VI, VII, VIII

Seminar II

Semester IV

Microbiology II

General Pathology

Cytopathology

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

Internship

Project work

Downloads

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