Kavoor Rd, Vidya Nagar, Mangaluru – 575013

Admission Enquiries: info@mvshettycolleges.edu.in
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Kavoor Rd, Vidya Nagar,
Mangaluru – 575013


Dr. M.V. Shetty Institute of Allied Health Sciences offers degree programmes in B.Sc and M.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology and is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka. The Bachelor’s degree course in Medical Laboratory Technology was started in the year 1996.


About Course

Dr. M.V. Shetty Institute of Allied Health Sciences, a pioneering institution in the realm of allied health education, has been steadfastly committed to excellence since its inception. Established in 1996, our Bachelor’s degree course in Medical Laboratory Technology has been a cornerstone of our academic journey. With a vision to evolve as a globally renowned institution of excellence and expertise, we offer comprehensive degree programs in B.Sc and M.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology.

Affiliated to the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, our institution aligns with the highest standards in healthcare education. Our programs in Medical Laboratory Technology equip students with the skills and knowledge required to excel in the dynamic field of clinical laboratory testing.


Duration of the Programme :

3 years course + 1year internship

Key Information

  • Duration

    4 Years

  • Course Type

    Bachelor Degree

  • Campus


  • Course Type


  • Course Type

    Full Time


  • A candidate seeking admission to the BSc. MLT shall have studied English as one of the principal subject during the tenure of the course and shall have passed: 1. Two year Pre-University examination or equivalent as recognized by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences with, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as subjects of study.
  • The vocational higher secondary education course conducted by Vocational Higher Secondary Education, Government of Kerala with five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English in addition to vocational subjects conducted is considered equivalent to plus TWO examinations of Government of Karnataka Pre University Course.
  • Candidates with two years diploma from a recognized Government Board in MLT shall have passed class 12 [10+2] with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, as subjects or candidates with 3 years diploma from a recognized Government Board in MLT should have studied Physics, Biology and Chemistry as subjects during the tenure of the course.
  • Lateral entry to second year of B.Sc. MLT for candidates who have passed diploma program from the Government Boards and recognized by RGUHS, and these students are eligible to take admission on lateral entry system only in the same subject studied at diploma level from the academic year 2008-09
S.NoSemester/YearCourse/Subject Title
1I Year B.Sc MLT ( Annual Scheme )Human Anatomy
Biochemistry I
Pathology I (Clinical Pathology, Haemotology & Blood Banking)
2II Year B.Sc MLT ( Annual Scheme )Biochemistry - II
Microbiology - II
Pathology - II
3III Year B.Sc MLT ( Annual Scheme )Biochemistry - III
Microbiology - III
Pathology - III


The practical classes for the students are conducted in the laboratories of the respective departments. In addition to this during the course of study the students are trained for clinical experience at the following centers :

  • Dr. M.V. Shetty Hospital Laboratory
  • Lady Goschen Government Hospital Laboratory
  • Blood Bank Government Wenlock Hospital

Documents required for Admission

Following Original Certificates should be submitted at the time of Admission with one set of attested copy:

  • Aadhar Id(Xerox copy)
  • SSLC/10th Marks card
  • HSC/PUC/10+2 Marks card
  • Diploma Marks Cards (For Lateral Entry)
  • Diploma Certificate (For Lateral Entry)
  • Trade certificate for VHSE Board
  • Transfer certificate issued by the college last studied.
  • Character/conduct certificate issued by the College last studied.
  • Migration certificate issued by the University/Board other than Karnataka.
  • Eligibility Certificate from RGUHS Bangalore other than Karnataka State.
  • Physical fitness/Medical certificate.
  • Passport size photograph 10 Nos.
  • For students from Nepal: Provisional Pass Certificate or Degree certificate issued by the University/Board Nepalese citizenship certificate and date of birth in Indian Almanac (A.D.) and Equivalence certificate
  • For students from another country: Passport and student visa and date of birth in Indian Almanac.


The pedagogical approach for the B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT) program at Dr. M.V. Shetty Institute of Allied Health Sciences is meticulously designed to provide students with a well-rounded education and hands-on experience. Our curriculum strikes a harmonious balance between theory and practical application to ensure students develop a strong foundation in laboratory sciences.

Key elements of our pedagogy for BMLT include:

  1. Comprehensive Theoretical Training: Students receive in-depth theoretical knowledge through a wide range of courses, covering subjects such as biochemistry, microbiology, pathology, and laboratory management. This equips them with a deep understanding of the principles that underpin medical laboratory technology.

  2. State-of-the-Art Laboratory Facilities: We provide access to cutting-edge laboratory facilities equipped with the latest diagnostic instruments and technologies. Students have the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge in a real-world laboratory setting, enhancing their practical skills.

  3. Hands-On Practical Experience: Practical training is a cornerstone of our program. Students actively engage in laboratory work, including sample collection, testing, and analysis. This hands-on experience is vital for honing their technical skills and preparing them for the demands of the profession.

  4. Clinical Internship: To bridge the gap between education and professional practice, students undergo a clinical internship in reputed healthcare institutions. This immersive experience allows them to work alongside experienced professionals, gaining exposure to real healthcare scenarios.

  5. Interdisciplinary Learning: We encourage interdisciplinary learning, enabling students to collaborate with peers from diverse healthcare disciplines. This fosters a holistic understanding of patient care and the role of medical laboratory technology within the broader healthcare context.

  6. Continuous Assessment: Continuous assessment and evaluations are conducted to monitor students’ progress. This approach ensures that students receive timely feedback and support for their academic and practical growth.

  7. Research Opportunities: We promote research and innovation in the field of medical laboratory technology. Students have the chance to engage in research projects, encouraging critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Our pedagogical approach for BMLT aims to produce graduates who are not only proficient in laboratory techniques but also possess the analytical mindset and adaptability needed to excel in the dynamic field of medical laboratory technology.

Career Paths

  1. Medical Laboratory Technologist: Work in hospitals, clinics, and diagnostic labs conducting tests to aid in patient diagnosis.
  2. Research Assistant: Contribute to medical research by assisting in laboratory experiments and data analysis.
  3. Quality Control Technician: Ensure accuracy and quality in medical testing procedures, maintaining high standards of healthcare.
  4. Pharmaceutical Sales Representative: Promote and sell medical equipment or laboratory products to healthcare institutions.
  5. Pathologist’s Assistant: Assist pathologists in examining tissues and organs to diagnose diseases.
  1. Public Health Officer: Work with health departments to monitor and control diseases in communities.
  2. Medical Laboratory Manager: Oversee laboratory operations, ensuring efficient and accurate testing procedures.
  3. Teaching and Education: Pursue a career in academia by becoming a lecturer or instructor in medical laboratory technology programs.
  4. Healthcare Administrator: Manage healthcare facilities and departments, making strategic decisions for quality patient care.
  5. Phlebotomist: Specialize in blood collection, ensuring the safe and accurate extraction of blood for medical testing.

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