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

1. First Semester: NPR 82,000

2. Second Semester: NPR 55,000

3. Third Semester: NPR 55,000

4. Fourth Semester : NPR 55,000

5. Fifth Semester: NPR 55,000

6. Sixth Semester: NPR 55,000

7. Seventh Semester: NPR 55,000

8. Eighth Semester: NPR 55,000

Total cost for 4 years B.Sc MLT programme will be NRs 4,67,000


Eligibility

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.

OR

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



Job prospectus

After graduation, B.Sc. MLT degree holders, start their careers as a Clinical Laboratory Experts. Their knowledge and techniques are applied as a tool to diagnose the diseases. Therefore, the diagnosis of a medical doctor is further confirmed by the laboratory tests. Their services are essential in every hospital, clinic and research centers. They practice according to regulation of Health Professional Council of Nepal. Major employment sectors for B.Sc. MLT graduates will be as in the following area:

  • Government Hospitals
  • Private Laboratories
  • Health Research Laboratories
  • Health Research Projects
  • Academic Institutions
  • Molecular Biotechnology Companies
  • Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Services
  • Health and Food Development Organizations
  • Forensic Laboratories

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