BMLT Syllabus and Subjects

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The BMLT course is divided into six semesters over a period of three years. The BMLT course syllabus includes topics such as cells, terminology, and general plan of the body, musculoskeletal system, respiratory system, digestive system, cardiovascular system, nervous system, special senses, genitourinary system, and endocrine system. BMLT job scope provides extensive exposure and opportunities in the field of pharmaceutical industries. 

Semester Wise BMLT Syllabus 

The BMLT course curriculum and subjects prepare students to become medical laboratory technologists or to take employment in hospital labs, pathology labs, and research & development centres. BMLT course subjects include human physiology, human anatomy, biochemistry,etc.

Listed below are the semester-wise Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology Syllabus: 

BMLT First Year Syllabus

Below mentioned is the first-year syllabus for BMLT course:

Semester I

Semester II

Cells Cardiovascular System
Terminology and General Plan of the Body Nervous System
Musculoskeletal System Special Senses
Respiratory System Genitourinary System
Digestive System Endocrine System

BMLT Second Year Syllabus

Below mentioned is the second year syllabus for BMLT course:

Semester III

Semester IV

Introduction and History of Pathology Mechanism of Coagulation
Tissue Renewal and Repair Complete Blood Count
General Features of Acute and Chronic Inflammation Introduction to Immunohematology
Protein-Energy Malfunction Progressive
Cancer Haemoglobin

 BMLT Third Year Syllabus

Below mentioned is the third year syllabus for BMLT course:

Semester V

Semester VI

Staining of Carbohydrates Basic Principles of Blood Banking
Demonstration of Minerals and Pigments in the Tissue Sample Other Blood Group systems such as Lewi
Autoimmune Disorders Transfusion Transmissible Infectious Disease Screen
Demonstration of Nucleic Acids Blood Components and their Preparation
Immunohistochemistry Apheresis

BMLT Course Subjects 

The semester-wise subjects in BMLT are designed to improve the student's understanding of the overall subject and build their overall knowledge. In order to better advance technique-related topics, the BMLT syllabus includes both classroom theory and practical lab sessions.The following is the BMLT subject list: 

  • Human Physiology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Health Education and Communication
  • Bio-Medical Waste Management
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Clinical Haematology
  • Immunology and Serology
  • Histopathology

BMLT Core Subjects

Given below are the core subjects in the BMLT course that students have to learn:

  • PC Software Lab
  • Biochemistry II
  • Clinical Hematology - Lab
  • Diagnostic Cytology
  • Diagnostic Cytology Lab
  • Diagnostic Molecular Biology
  • Internship Project

BMLT Elective Subjects

Given below are the elective subjects for the BMLT course that students can choose alternatively with these core subjects:

  • Medical Technology
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Medical Imaging Technology
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Medical Lab Technology
  • Medical Technology

BMLT Course Structure 

The Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology course duration is three years with a six months long internship. The BMLT course of three years is divided into six semesters for students' flexible learning. The structure of the course is as follows: 

  • VI Semesters
  • Core Subjects
  • Elective Subjects
  • Practical Workshops
  • Research Project/Thesis Submission

BMLT Teaching Methodology and Techniques 

The curriculum of the BMLT course integrates various methods of teaching in the field of medical laboratory technology with new technologies. The students are also trained in elective subjects of different specializations in addition to lectures and practicals. In general, the following teaching methodologies are used: 

  • Seminars
  • Digital Learning
  • Demonstration
  • Laboratory Experiments
  • Roleplay
  • Case Study
  • Mastery Learning
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Group Discussion
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Tutorials
  • Simulation
  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Traditional Classroom-Based Learning

BMLT Projects

In BMLT projects, students gain practical experience and training in medical organizations. The following are the popular BMLT project topics: 

  • The benefits of Procalcitonin as a Diagnostic Biomarker in Rush’s Core Laboratory
  • The Role of Store-Operated CRAC Channels in Inflammatory Cytokine Production in the Genetically Inherited Dermatosis Darier’s Disease
  • Validation of the Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) Assay on an Automated Platform at Northwestern University
  • Comprehensive Exam and Its Relationship with Board Certification Scores in Medical Laboratory Science Program at Rush University
  • Hyperglycemia as a Cause of CD4 T Cell Death
  • Evaluation of 7 Assays for Laboratory Diagnosis of EBV-Associated Infectious Mononucleosis
  • CBC Use in the CICU at Rush University Medical Center
  • Expression of the Oncogene Mir-149 in Plasma from Patients Undergoing CT Screening for Lung Cancer
  • Evaluation of Procalcitonin at the University of Chicago
  • Genomic Methylation and Epigenetic Modulator Mutations in Tubular Adenomas

BMLT Course Reference Books

All major topics are covered as well as background information on various medical fields in the BMLT books. Investing in reference books is a wise move after proper research. The following books are excellent references for BMLT students: 

BMLT Reference Books

Name of the Books


Collegiate English Grammar Composition & Translation Sidhu, Prem & Kapoor
E-Commerce an Indian Perspective [Second Edition] P.T. Joseph, S.J
English Grammar and Composition V.K. Maheshwari
General Anatomy Chaurasia
Harpers Biochemistry Robert .K Murray
Internet for Everyone Alexis Leon and Mathews Leon
Laboratory Acquired Infections C.H. Collins
Management Information System Kenneth C.Laudon, Jane P.Laudon
Manual of Clinical Laboratory Methods Copal E Hopier
Medical Laboratory Methods Beuer

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