Programme Duration: 2 Years
Course Objectives: To train students to work as laboratory technicians and assist pathologists in their duties. As a lab technician, they must learn the techniques of collecting samples for routine and specialized tests, conduct the tests and know how to analyse the outcomes of the test.
Career Opportunities: Medical Technologists are an integral part of the medical profession. These professionals get involved in practical and technical work to aid correct diagnosis and effective functioning of Biochemical Laboratories. The career prospects in this field depend on the academic and technical skills of the technologist/technician. Initially he/she joins any laboratory as a certified medical laboratory technician. These days with the growth in the private sector there are so many private hospitals, nursing homes, blood banks, pathology laboratories etc. The demand for laboratory technicians is on the up-swing.
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 from a recognized board in India with Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English.
Admission Procedure: Through SMFWBEE conducted by State Medical Faculty of West Bengal