Diploma in Medical Lab Technology (Diploma-MLT)
(Affiliated with Punjab Medical Faculty)
Duration of the Programme: 2 Years (Part-1 & Part-2)
Introduction of the Programme
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology is concerned with Lab Tests for example Blood, Gastric Fluid, Kidney Function, Liver Function Test, Lumbar Puncture, Malabsorption Test, Pap Smear, Pregnancy Test, Thyroid Function Test, Sugar etc. and interpreting results. These tests help Physicians to diagnose the medical problems and how to treat them effectively. Nowadays, almost all physician rely on these lab tests for better solutions. There are a lot of job opportunities for Lab Technicians in Pakistan as well as abroad. Lab Technicians are required in large numbers in Government and private hospitals, nursing homes, diagnostic centers and super specialty hospitals. Self-employment opportunities are also available in this field.
Afro-Asian Institute offers highly sophisticated equipment, experienced and talented educators, state-of-the-art laboratories to ensure comprehensive teaching with safe environment. For better clinical practices, we have MOU with Govt. Mian Munshi DHQ Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Govt. Mozang Teaching Hospital, Lahore.
Scope & Career Prospects of the Diploma of MLT
Medical laboratory technicians usually work under the supervision of medical laboratory technologists, pathologists or laboratory managers. Both technicians and technologists perform tests and procedures that physicians or other healthcare personnel order. However, technologists perform more complex tests and laboratory procedures than technicians do. For example, technologists may prepare specimens and operate automated analyzers or perform manual tests that are based on detailed instructions.
- Minimum Qualification: Matric with Science (Physics, Chemistry & Biology)- 2ndDivision (unadjusted) and combined total of science subjects not less than 45%.
- Age: Maximum 35 years on the last date of applying for admission (both for Government/ Private candidate).