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Medical Laboratory is one of the corner stone of modern Medicine. Clinical Laboratory tests have become key elements in most diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for the treatment of Pathophysiological conditions of the body. The physician’s examination is supported by laboratory investigations of the specimens. It would not be wrong to designate Medical Laboratory personal as the back bone of the clinician.

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology course is recognized by the Government of Kerala, Paramedical Council and affiliated to Directorate of Medical Education, Trivandrum.


The candidate should have passed higher secondary examination 10+2 of Govt. of Kerala or equivalent recognized by DME, Govt. of Kerala. A minimum of 45 % marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.


  • This is a 2 years program. There is only one final examination that will be held at second year.


  • Laboratory Management and ethics
  • Anatomy, Physiology & Forensic medicine
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • General Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Immunology
  • Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Blood Banking
  • Histotechnology & Cytology

Practical Training

On successful completion of the course, the candidate will have to undergo 800 hours of Hospital training and 1143 hours of practical training during the course.

NB: - KIMS- Al Shifa Hospital, Perinthalmanna, is a recognized center for practical training for our students.

After DMLT programme

After finishing diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology with successfully, one will be registered as laboratory technician by Paramedical council, Govt. of Kerala. One will receive a license to open a Laboratory.

In our country, there are a lot of Hospital and other private sectors which provide job opportunities to the DMLT candidates. They can work as Clinical Laboratory technician / Blood bank technician/ Cyto technician/ Histopathology technician / Biochemistry technician/ Microbiology Technician / Diary lab technician/ Water & food quality analyzer/Technician in sewage treatment plant/ Lab assistant etc.

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