B.Sc - Medical Laboratory Technology

About the Institution

K S Hegde Medical Academy, established in 1999 is recognized by the Medical Council of India. It is affiliated to Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru. The college is situated in the Medical Sciences Complex at Deralakatte, Mangaluru.


Dean: Prof. (Dr) P S Prakash, MBBS, MD (General Medicine) is a renowned physician and has nearly 4 decades of clinical, undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral training experience.


Medical Laboratory Technology: Mrs. Archana, MSc. MLT has Seventeen years of teaching experience and has published research articles in various national and international journals.

Eligibility and Admission Procedure - B.Sc - Medical Laboratory Technology

Pass in 10+2, with 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology and English as one of the languages of study. The candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission.

Students seeking admission to any of the BSc courses are required to submit the Admission Enquiry form available on the homepage of www.nitte.edu.in

On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide the students with the process of registration and admission. Admission is based on merit in the qualifying examination.

Documents required for admission to BSc Courses

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • 12th standard equivalent marks card/pass certificate (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Transfer certificate from the institution last attended (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended
  • Migration certificate from the Board/University of the institution last studied (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Physical fitness and blood group certificate
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)

Commencement of Course

The course commences as per the date prescribed by Nitte (Deemed to be University), most likely in the first week of August. The exact date will be communicated by the Institution.

Program Structure

Year Courses
Year I Human Anatomy
i Communicative English*
ii Constitution of India*
iii Kannada*
Year II Biochemistry-II
i Human Rights, Gender Equity and Environmental studies*
Year III Biochemistry-III
i Biostatistics*

Other requirements: Internship (6 months)

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to...

  • PO1: Apply knowledge and technical skills associated with medical laboratory technology for delivering quality clinical investigations support.
  • PO2: Perform routine clinical laboratory procedures within acceptable quality control parameters in hematology, biochemistry, immunohematology and microbiology.
  • PO3: Demonstrate technical skills, social behavior and professional awareness for functioning effectively as a laboratory technician.
  • PO4: Apply problem solving techniques in identification and correction of pre analytical, post analytical & analytical variables.
  • PO5: Operate and maintain laboratory equipments utilizing appropriate quality control and safety procedures.
  • PO6: Recognize the impact of laboratory tests in a global and environmental context.
  • PO7:  Communicate effectively by oral, written and graphical means.
  • PO8: Function as a leader / team member in diverse professional and industrial research areas.
  • PO9: Apply the fundamentals of research process to complete and present research studies that enrich the field of physical therapy.
  • PO10: Function in an ethical and professional manner without bias against any ethnicity, race, , religion, caste or gender.
  • PO11:  Practice professional and ethical responsibilities with high degree of credibility, integrity and social concern.