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Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology [DMLT] - Syllabus

  • STREAM

    MEDICAL

  • DURATION

    2 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Medical Laboratory Technology

  • COURSE TYPE

    10+2

Updated On - March 1st 2018

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) is diploma level course that helps students in grasping knowledge about various functions in Medial Lab.

The course provides learning in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in patients through clinical laboratory tests.

After successfully completing this course, candidates can perform activities such as analyzing human body fluids, assisting the concerned doctor in the treatment of diseases and detecting the presence or absence of certain microorganisms in the patient's body.

Course Structure of DMLT

DMLT course covers preclinical subjects such as Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology and Blood Banking.

Students enrolled in DMLT course are imparted training in laboratory management ethics through practical sessions, internal assessment, viva-voce and an internship training program of 6-month duration.

Syllabus Description of DMLT

Subjects of Study for Year I are mentioned below

Year I
TopicDescription
Basic Haematology
  • Composition of blood and its functions
  • Origin, Development, and morphology of Blood cells
  • Basic concepts of Anaemia, Leukaemia, and hemorrhagic disorder
Blood banking & Immune Haematology
  • Methods of estimation of Haemoglobin
  • Methods of determination of PCV
  • Blood Group- methods of grouping and ungrouping
  • Blood transfusion and hazards
Clinical Pathology (body fluids) and Parasitological
  • Reception of Patients
  • The Microscope- Types, Parts, Cleaning, and Care
  • Examination of Urine
  • Examination of Body Fluids

Subjects of Study for Year II are mentioned below

Year II
TopicDescription
Clinical Biochemistry
  • Definition of Antigen and Antibody
  • Clinical Enzymology
  • Disorders of Carbohydrates
  • Nutritional Disorders
  • Liver function test
Microbiology
  • Laboratory diagnosis
  • Biosafety measures
  • Examination of stool
  • Quality control
Immunology
  • Antigens and Antibodies
  • Types of Antigens

Subjects of Study in DMLT

Subjects of Study
Basics in laboratory equipment and chemistryClinical Biochemistry
Basic HematologyMicrobiology
Blood banking & Immune HematologyImmunology
Clinical Pathology (body fluids) and Parasitological-

Subject Books for DMLT

Name of the BookAuthor
Textbook of Medical Lab TechnologyPraful B. Godkar and Darshan B. Godkar
Clinical Pathology, Hematology and Blood BankingNanda Maheshwari
Diagnostic MicrobiologyRanjan Kumar
Clinical Microbiology and ParasitologyNanda Maheshwari
Clinical PathologyDr. J.S. Chauhan
Biochemistry for DMLTArya Bhushan and Arun Jyothi
Practical Human Anatomy and PhysiologyMr. Mahaveer P. Kabra and Mr. Atul Kabra