Diploma in Clinical Lab Techniques

The role of Medical laboratory in saving countless lives is not inferior to that of the physician or surgeon but parallel to it. Without the reports reaching the physicians table, patients may find themselves being treated for ailments they are not suffering from. Only the diagnostic reports help in differentiating functional from organic and idiopathic from non- idiopathic. In short, a medical diagnostic laboratory is more than the backbone of a treating person. It is the very soul of diagnosis making. Better diagnosis means better patient care.

The Medical Laboratory Technology field has been a tool in the diagnosis and study of the various diseases for proper treatment. The knowledge in the field of Hematology, Microbiology, Bio-chemistry and General Pathology is of utmost important for any skilled technician. And therefore, in the rapidly growing area of scientific knowledge and skills, laboratory science is an important area of study for Medical Laboratory Technicians.

The diploma in Clinical laboratory techniques course is offered by the Department of Microbiology. The course prepares students to employ a wide variety of research and analytical methods in a clinical setting. After completing this program, students will be able to perform and analyze a plethora of medical tests and examinations. Earning a diploma takes a shorter amount of time than earning a bachelor’s degree, but it can expose students to equally as many career opportunities. The Clinical lab techniques diploma program will typically lasts 2 semesters and focus on the core set of skills used in the laboratory.

 This program provide curricula that are focused on the following:

Fundamentals of laboratory techniques:

Serology

Biochemistry

Microbiology

Histopathology

Cytology

Blood banking

  • The minimum education qualification is that the Candidates should have passed 12th science or equivalent schooling from recognized Schools/ University with any subjects. Life science Undergraduate students can take up this programme as an additional diploma during their degree course.

Students who have successfully completed the course can find employment in the private and public sectors as Clinical Lab technicians in the following areas: hospitals; public and private clinical laboratories, ambulatory healthcare services – blood and organ banks, out-patient care centre’s and laboratory instrument sales and service firms. Teaching and laboratory – support service in colleges and hospitals