Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology


The Full form of DMLT is Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology. DMLT is a 2-year diploma course pursued after the successful completion of the 10+2 level of education. This medical course involves advanced professional learning in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in patients through clinical laboratory tests. The major components of study that form part of the DMLT Syllabus are analysis of body matter such as tissue, body fluids, and blood, micro-organism screening, chemical analysis, and cell count procedures that are used to detect certain diseases in patients. Some colleges offering this course in India are; King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Westfort Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Thrissur, Jaipur National University, Jaipur, Madhav University, Sirohi and many others. Professionals that are typically recruited as Medical Lab Technicians and Technologists are responsible for collecting information, sampling it, testing, reporting and documenting their medical investigations, conducting research studies supervised by medical researchers, maintaining report accuracy, conducting complex tests, performing routine tests under stipulated conditions, preparing specimens, operating automated sample-analyzing machines, arranging and setting up testing equipment, maintaining lab equipment, supervising experiments and maintaining tools and safe conditions. The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges from 30,000 to 5 Lacs INR for a span of 4 years.