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Post Graduate Diploma in  Medical Lab Technology (Medical Lab Technician)

In the healthcare industry, not all jobs require you to deal with patients on a direct/ face-to-face basis. There are other opportunities as well that are very much in-demand and allow you to work behind the scenes. However, the good part is that these professions still have a positive impact on people’s health. And, Medical Laboratory Technology can offer you the same opportunities.

Medical Laboratory Technology is a branch of medical science responsible for performing laboratory investigations relating to diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. With the developments in the imaging technology for various tissues consisting of different organ systems in human body such as X-rays, Ultra-sound, sonography, CT-scanning, MRI, PET-scanning, etc. there is a great demand for the imaging technologists. In this course, the students learn to perform tests that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. This program also equips candidates with the knowledge and skills required to handle advanced lab equipments and perform accurate laboratory tests.

Programme Structure

Module 1 : Human Anatomy and Physiology

Module 2 : Haematology and Blood Banking

Module 3: Clinical Pathology

Module 4: Clinical Bacteriology

Module 5: Immunology and Serology

Module 6: Histopathology and Cytopathology

Module 7: Clinical Parasitology

Module 8: Clinical Virology and Mycology

Module 9: Clinical Biochemistry

Module 10: Molecular Biology and Genetics

Module 11: Basic Laboratory Equipments

Module 12: Good Laboratory Practices

Module 13: Analytical Testing Processes

Module 14: Infection Control, Prevention and Personal Hygiene

Module 15: Bio-Medical Waste Management

Module 16: Patient’s Rights and Responsibilities

Module 17: Computer Application and automation in Diagnostic Laboratory

Module 18: Advanced Techniques and Future Trends in Laboratory Science


Any Indian or overseas applicants must fulfill following criteria for enrolling into the one year Medical Lab Technology program. The applicant must be a graduate in any life sciences or related discipline.

Programme Duration

Programme duration is 12 months.

Programme Deliverables

  • A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry's expectations.
  • Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • Interactive or recorded lectures on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.


3 months of practical training will be provided to the students so that they will have hands on experience with Medical Laboratory techniques. Thereby, the participants can have good practical knowledge beyond the classroom experience.


The registration dates for this bi-annual programme run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are scheduled preferably on weekends depending on the availability of visiting faculty. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Fee

A one-time annual programme fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs. 28,000/-, which can be paid in installments. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees. Apart from this, every student has to pay an internship fee of Rs. 7,000/- and an examination fee of Rs 1200/-, as per the examination notification of the Institute. 10% of fee concession is applicable to applicants belonging to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped (PH), Ex-servicemen, Defence personnel & their progeny or those who belong to Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Below Poverty Line (BPL).

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to appear for annual exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Lab Technology (Medical Lab Technician). For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of Medical Laboratories. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

Future career prospects

Medical Technologists are an integral part of the healthcare profession. Laboratory Technicians are skilled workers who work with complex systems, and perform highly technical mechanical or diagnostic tests to detect the presence or absence of certain microorganisms in a patient's sample. They collect samples, study and perform tests on body fluids, teeth, chemical compounds, and other biological specimens. Medical Lab Technician is in huge demand for biochemical laboratories. One can find multiple opportunities in nursing homes, private or government hospitals, pathology laboratories, blood banks etc. With their specialised skills, lab technologists are always in demand in hospitals, specialty hospitals, laboratories etc. You could grow to become Laboratory manager/Consultant/supervisor, Health care Administrator, Hospital Outreach coordination, Laboratory information system Analyst/Consultant, Educational consultant / coordinator/ director, Health and safety officer etc.

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