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School of Life Sciences

Medical Lab Technology

Loyola College (Autonomous), Chennai is the FIRST to offer M.Sc. Medical Lab Technology in an Arts and Science College in India from the year 2003.

The Course: The innovative and multidisciplinary Masters programme in Medical Lab Technology is of 2 academic years in duration consisting of 4 semesters. The curriculum is based on human needs. It is structured to make educational sense to students and to develop skills for immediate employability in health industry. Medical laboratory technology is the branch of medical science responsible for performing laboratory investigations relating to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Medical Laboratory Technology, also known as clinical laboratory science, is an allied health/paramedical profession, which is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease through the use of clinical laboratory tests.

Eligibility: Students (men and women) with a B.Sc. in Medical Lab Technology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biophysics/ Botany/ Plant Biology & Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology/ Physics/ Chemistry.

Major highlights: • Restructured CBCS curriculum • Satisfies industrial and societal needs • Internship in leading multi-specialty hospitals, Certified Reference Laboratories, Diagnostic centers and Allied Industries • Inbuilt Loyola Health Centre • On campus placement drive • 100 percent Placement.


Internship & Summer Training: Apollo Hospitals • Aarupadai Veedu Medical College & Hospital, Puducherry • Bharat Scans • Bharathiraja Speciality Hospital & Research Centre • Biomedical Engineering Research Foundation • Billroth Hospitals Central Government Health Scheme, Secundrabad Chennai Port Trust Hospital Christian Hospital, Mizoram • Civil Hospital, Aizawl, Mizoram • Civil Hospital, Shillong      • Global Hospitals KJ HospitalLife Cell International Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry Madras Diabetes Research Foundation • MIOT Hospitals • Sooriya Hospital • Prashanth Multispeciality Hospital • Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry VHS Hospital and other research centers .

Project and Dissertation: CSI Rainy Hospital ESIC Hospital • Government Stanley Hospital • ICF Hospital • King Institute of Preventive Medicine & Research • National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis (ICMR) • Lister Metropolis Laboratory • Loyola Health Centre • National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR) • Prashanth Fertility & Research Centre • Sankara NethralayaSt.Thomas Hospital • St.Isabel's Hospital etc.


> UGC sponsored National Seminar on Health and Environment on 26th February 2015.
> UGC sponsored National Workshop cum Field study on Infectious Diseases and Preventive medicine in collaboration with King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research, 2014.
> Seminar on Recent Trends in Non- surgical Skin Care using LASERS in collaboration with AKJN Skin and LASER Centre, 2013.
> Workshop on Ergonomics, Calibration and ISO 8655 Standards: Pipetting Techniques in collaboration with Biohit Pipetting Academy, 2013.
> Hands on Training in Biomedical equipments in collaboration with Supreme Systems and Services, 2013.
> UGC sponsored Field Study cum workshop on Non Invasive and Separation Techniques in Management of Human Health in collaboration with BERF (Bharat Scans), 2012.
> Symposium on Role of Laboratories in Trauma care & Pre-emptive Prevention of Human Diseases, 2008.
> Symposium on Newer Challenges in Laboratory Diagnosis for Life style Diseases, 2007.
> Seminar on Precision Diagnosis of Diseases using Non – Invasive Techniques, 2006.
> Workshop on Recent Trends in Techniques of Medical Lab & Biotechnology, 2005.
> Symposium on Hi-Tech & Instrumentation in Medical Laboratory for Diagnosis of Human Diseases, 2004.
> Seminar on Current Trends in Laboratory Techniques for the Diagnosis of Human Disorders, 2003.

Dr. Sherafin Jancy Vincy

M.Sc Medical Lab Technology,
Loyola College (Autonomous),
Chennai – 34