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Minimum Admission Qualification:


Pass in 10+2 examination in Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Mathematics) or any other examination approved by Pharmacy Council of India.



2 years
The duration of the course is for two academic years, with each academic year spread over a period of not less than 180 working days in addition to 500 hundred hours practical training spread over a period of not less than 3 months.

Diploma in Pharmacy Part I

Diploma in Pharmacy Part II  

Diploma in Pharmacy Part III Practical Training (500 HOURS)


Registration as Pharmacist:

A candidate can be registered with the State Pharmacy Council after obtaining a certificate of Diploma in Pharmacy which is granted by the Punjab State Board of Technical Education to a successful candidate on producing certificate of having passed the Diploma in Pharmacy Part I, Part II and satisfactory completion of practical training for Diploma in Pharmacy (Part III).

Scope of Pharmacy :


Hospital Pharmacist.

Clinical Pharmacist/ Community Pharmacist.

Employment in Retail or Wholesale Medical Stores

As an Enterpreneur.

Employment in Pharmaceutical Industry.


Analyst in Chemical and Drug Analysis Laboratories.

Pursue Higher Studies

Subjects :  
Diploma in Pharmacy (Part I) Examination  


Pharmaceutical Chemistry- I


Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Health Education and Community Pharmacy

Diploma in Pharmacy (Part II) Examination  


Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

Drug Store and Business Management

Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy

Medical Laboratory Technology  
Salient Features of the Course
Programme Title
Diploma Course in Medical Laboratory Technology.
Entry Qualification
Admission would be made on the basis of merit of (Mathematics, Science, English) with overall pass in Matriculation examination.           
Course Duration 
Three years
Programme Structure
Semester system (Each semester is of 16 weeks and each week has 40 hours of teaching learning process)
Type of the Course
Full Time
Practical/Professional Training
To develop practical skills in the students, in final year (fifth and sixth semester), only practical/professional training in various medical colleges/hospitals/clinical laboratories have been incorporated.
Industry Institute Interaction
  1. Regular visits to Hospitals/Medical Colleges/Clinical laboratories forms regular part of each curricula area
  2. Extension lectures - a minimum of 4 lectures per semester are recommended to invite professionals from field to deliver extension lectures/demonstration on specialized topics.
Computer Applications
To develop desired competency in using the computers for various applications in Medical Laboratory Technology one compulsory subject in computer application has been included in the curriculum.
Medical technologists are behind-the-scenes workers in the medical profession. They have to use sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic equipment,  report investigations providing tremendous assistance to the medical practitioners in their work with patients. With the development of a variety of equipment, the need for skilled technicians and other trained paramedical personnel has increased in the recent year.
To do collection of samples, their processing and identification of various pathogens like bacteria, parasites, and viruses using different techniques.
To carry out routine clinical laboratory investigation (blood, urine etc).
The candidates are made to learn the technique of collection of clinical samples and their processing along with recording of data. The student will also obtain the basic knowledge of chemistry and metabolism of various metabolites which are routinely estimated in different diseases so that a clear understanding of the different tests is obtained. The students are also given basic training in safety measures, quality control and automation.
To prepare tissue sections of various types (paraffin/frozen) and stain them.
Maintaining laboratory equipment, the preventive maintenance and daily upkeeping, maintenance of stocks and inventory, recording results, interpretation, quality control and reproducibility.
Main Subjects :Three Year Diploma Curricula  
Anatomy & Physiology 
Clinical Microbiology 
Clinical Haematology 
Clinical Biochemistry 
Computer Applications
Blood Banking 
Communication Skill
Generic Skills And Entrepreneurship Development.
Medical Laboratory Management
Employment Opportunities  
Medical Colleges  
Civil Hospitals at district headquarters  
Hospitals in private sector  
Clinical Biochemistry Lab
Well established clinical laboratories
To do laboratory management  in the field of Haematology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Histopathology. 
Various Societies like Blood bank, AIDS control, Tuberculosis, Malaria etc.

Futher Education


After Completing Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, students can go for graduation in Medical laboratory technology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry etc. They can also go for Masters and PhD degree in this field after completing their graduation. Students can also opt for Marketing.

Scope Abroad :  
A medical laboratory technologist with rich experience can also earn his/her livelihood abroad as well. Opportunities depend upon various other factors, which vary form country to country. MLT is in SOL (skilled occupation list) and ENSOL (Employer Nomination Scheme Occupation List) of AUSTRALIA form no – 1121i Department of immigration and citizenship. This make the student to get 50 points for immigration.  
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