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 pioneer in Allied Health Education, offers a Master’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) affiliated with the esteemed Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Our journey began in 1996 with the initiation of the Bachelor’s degree program, and since then, we have continuously evolved to meet the demands of the ever-advancing field of laboratory science. Our M.Sc MLT program equips students with advanced clinical skills, critical thinking abilities, and problem-solving expertise, preparing them for diverse roles in clinical, academic, and industrial settings. Join us to embark on a path of excellence in healthcare education

Specialization Offered :

  • M.Sc. MLT in Clinical Biochemistry

  • M.Sc. MLT in Microbiology and Immunology

  • M.Sc. MLT in Haematology and Blood Transfusion


  • Laboratory technologist (hospital/armed forces/railway/other Government sectors).
  • Phlebotomists.
  • Lab supervisors.
  • Quality managers.
  • Sales/marketing department and application specialist in IVD (in vitro diagnostics) companies.

Duration of the Programme :

2 years in 4 semesters

Key Information

  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Course Type

    Masters Degree

  • Campus


  • Semister


  • Course Type

    Full Time



Pass in B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology.

Selection Criteria :

Selection shall be based on merit in the qualifying examination. The candidate has to choose the branch of his/her choice during the time of seat selection. No change of branch will be permitted once he/she get admitted.



S.NoSemester/YearCourse/Subject Title
1I Year M.Sc MLT (Annual Scheme)Biochemistry
Clinical Pathology & Haematology,Immunopathology
General Microbiology & Immunology & Immunological Techniques
2II Year M.Sc MLT ( Semester Scheme)Biochemistry
Clinical Pathology & Haematology
General Microbiology & Immunology


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



Each candidate pursuing M.Sc MLT is required to carry out project work on a selected topic under the guidance of a recognized post graduate guide for a period of one year after submission of synopsis (synopsis submission must be done within 6 months of admission to the course). The result of such a work shall be submitted and presented during the University Practical examination in second year.

Note : All master's degree students enrolled in Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences should complete a scholarly project as partial fulfilment of requirements for the award of Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology Degree.

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
  • B.Sc.MLT Marks cards of all the years.
  • Provisional Pass Certificate or Degree certificate issued by the University.
  • Transfer certificate issued by the college last studied.
  • Character/conduct certificate issued by the College last studied.
  • Internship certificate.
  • Course completion certificate.
  • Migration certificate issued by the University/Board other than Karnataka State.
  • 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 other country: Passport and student visa and date of birth in Indian Almanac.


M.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) at Dr. M.V. Shetty Institute of Allied Health Sciences, presented with key points:

  • Comprehensive Theoretical Foundation: Our MLT program places a strong emphasis on building a robust theoretical foundation. Students engage with a wide range of academic coursework that covers the principles and concepts fundamental to medical laboratory technology. This theoretical knowledge forms the basis of their practical skills.

  • Extensive Practical Training: We recognize that hands-on experience is vital in the field of medical laboratory technology. To this end, our program provides students with access to cutting-edge laboratory facilities. Here, they apply their theoretical learning to real-world scenarios, gaining practical skills in clinical diagnostics, research, and laboratory techniques.

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Our institution is equipped with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities featuring advanced diagnostic instruments and equipment. This enables students to work with the latest technologies and methodologies used in the healthcare industry, ensuring that they are well-prepared for their future careers.

  • Experienced Faculty: Our faculty members are experts in their respective fields and bring years of experience to the classroom. They create an environment that fosters inquiry, critical thinking, and skill development. Through mentorship and guidance, students receive valuable insights and hands-on training from professionals who are passionate about their success.

  • Competent and Confident Graduates: Our pedagogical approach aims to produce graduates who are not only knowledgeable but also confident in their abilities. Upon completion of the program, our students are well-equipped to excel in various healthcare domains, contributing to the field of medical laboratory technology and making a meaningful impact on healthcare.

Career Paths

  1. Clinical Laboratory Scientist: Work in hospital laboratories, clinics, or diagnostic centers performing diagnostic tests and analyzing samples.
  2. Research Scientist: Conduct research in medical laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, or research institutions to advance medical knowledge.
  3. Medical Laboratory Manager: Oversee laboratory operations, manage staff, and ensure compliance with quality standards.
  4. Instructor/Educator: Teach medical laboratory technology in educational institutions, sharing knowledge with aspiring professionals.
  1. Laboratory Quality Assurance Specialist: Ensure the accuracy and reliability of laboratory tests and procedures by implementing quality control measures.
  2. Public Health Laboratory Scientist: Work in government health departments to investigate and monitor infectious diseases and public health issues.
  3. Pharmaceutical Laboratory Technician: Assist in drug development and quality control in pharmaceutical companies.
  4. Consultant: Provide specialized expertise as a consultant in various healthcare and laboratory settings.

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