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The Assam Kaziranga University

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Medical Laboratory Technology (Lateral)


The BSc (Honours) MLT (Lateral) programme is a condensed version of the regular BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology programme, designed for students who have already completed relevant qualifications or coursework in a related field. This lateral entry programme enables students to join the programme at an advanced stage and fast-track their way to a BSc degree. The curriculum of the programme covers various aspects of medical laboratory technology, including clinical chemistry, haematology, microbiology, immunology, molecular diagnostics, and other specialised laboratory techniques. Students will gain in-depth knowledge of laboratory procedures, equipment, and diagnostic testing methods.
NOTE: Student will have an option to exit at the end of 6th semester(3yrs) to obtain a degree in Bachelor of Science (Honours) Medical Laboratory Technology (Lateral)

  • Duration - 3 Years
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  • Internships- 1
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  • Recognized by UGC

Program Highlights:

  • Assam Kaziranga University has established a groundbreaking partnership with Apollo Medskills, making it the first university to do so.
  • The programme includes a mandatory six-month internship.
  • Internship Assistance in top Hospitals
  • The learning approach is centred around case studies.
  • Research projects are available in each programme.
  • Renowned industry professionals form part of the faculty.
  • The university offers job assistance to its students.

Growth prospects

With a BSc degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, graduates become qualified medical laboratory technologists. The demand for skilled and trained professionals in this field is expected to rise as healthcare facilities expand and modernise their diagnostic services. Based on reports, it is projected that there will be an average growth of 13% in demand for medical laboratory technologists and technicians between 2016 and 2026. After completing the programme, the graduates can find employment in various healthcare settings, such as hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood banks, research institutions, public health departments, and pharmaceutical companies. This diversity allows for flexibility and opens up various career paths.


Applicants must fulfil the following norms.

  • Pass with 45% aggregate marks (40% in case of SC/ST category) in Diploma Examination in appropriate program of Paramedical Sciences recognized by any State technical council.

Fee & Scholarship

Fee One time admission Fee One Time Registration Fee Tuition Fee
FOR NATIONAL STUDENTS Rs. 20,000 Rs. 10,000 Rs. 30,000 PER SEMESTER
95% & above in last qualified exam 100% Scholarship on tuition fee
90% - 94.99% in last qualified exam 70% Scholarship on tuition fee
85% - 89.99% in last qualified exam 50% Scholarship on tuition fee
80%-84.99% in last qualified exam 30% Scholarship on tuition fee
Ward of Defence Personnel 25% Scholarship on tuition fee
Person with Disability 25% Scholarship on tuition fee
Sports Person 25% Scholarship on tuition fee
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Once your admission offer letter has been issued, candidate has to pay the full tuition fees and other applicable fees for 1st Semester within the next 15 days. Registration will be considered done only after full payment of the requisite fees.