B.Sc Medical Lab Sciences

Career Prospects of B Pharmacy College of Punjab

B. Sc Medical Lab. Sciences or Bachelor of Sciences in Medical Laboratory Sciences is an undergraduate programme of 3 years duration (6 semesters). Medical Lab. Sciences is also called as Clinical Laboratory Science which is an allied health profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the diseases using clinical laboratory tests. During the course, these tests help the students to detect, diagnose and treat diseases. It also deals with the collection of information needed to sample, test, report and document the investigations.

  • This degree course empowers the students to go for various educational, hospitals, governmental as they can run a laboratory, consultancy services, health care centers.
  • It enables the degree holder to go for higher degree programs in respective subjects for Master’s degree and then further studies.
  • They can also obtain jobs in industry, as medical technologists are required there for positions in product development, marketing, sales, quality assurance, environmental health and insurance.
  • On the other hand jobs in the private sector are more lucrative. With experience and skills, a candidate can easily reach higher levels.
  • Graduates can work in hospitals in pathology or cytology laboratories. In the pharmaceutical industries, opportunities also exist in the R&D division.
  • In Agricultural research, the graduates are recruited for research work. Immunology provides major inputs to biotechnology and hence several organizations involved in Biotechnological research offer opportunities.

Admission And Eligibility

    Those candidates who have passed the 10+2 with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects and either Mathematics or Biology conducted by a recognised Board/ University / Council. All those candidates who have done Diploma in any trade from PSBTE & IT, Chandigarh or D.Pharmacy or DMLT are also eligible.

The graduate can work as:

  • Laboratory Technician
  • Technology Manager
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Medical Officer
  • Research Associate - Biotechnology Research Laboratory (Tissue Culture)
  • Medical Record Technician
  • Resident Medical Officer
  • Lab Assistant
  • Laboratory Testing Manager
  • Associate Professor - Biotechnology/Bio Medical


  • Essential Biology
  • General Microbiology
  • Basics of Biochemistry
  • Systemic Bacteriology
  • Biochemical Metabolism
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology-I
  • Basic Hematology & Hematological Techniques
  • Analytical Biochemistry
  • Applied Bacteriology
  • Basic Cell Pathology
  • Clinical Biochemistry-I
  • Applied Hematology-I

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