The Sankara Nethralaya Academy The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (TSNA), a unit of Medical Research Foundation, Chennai, is offering a two -year full-time Master of Science degree programme in Medical Laboratory Technology affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical University, Guindy, Chennai.

Medical laboratory technologists serve as a member of the healthcare team, performing laboratory test related to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. They work in an interesting and dynamic environment using high-tech instruments to analyze samples and generate information with accuracy and quality control which assists the healthcare professionals.

There is always a high demand for trained lab professionals and with the advent of accreditation to laboratories the need for competent, skilled medical laboratory technicians is high and is expected to increase significantly in the coming years.

Course Details
Eligibility B. Sc Chemistry / B. Sc Microbiology / B. Sc Biochemistry / B. Sc MLT / B. Sc Bio-technology
No of seats allotted by the university 10 / year
Duration 2 years full time
Frequency Once in a year
Commencement Every Year in the month of August
Mode of Selection Personal Interview
Degree Awarded by On successful completion of the course, the certificate will be awarded by The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University
Application Procedures Application form can be availed in person or downloaded from our website. Duly completed form is to be submitted along with requisite processing fee Rs 1500/- by cash / DD in favour of MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION, payable at Chennai.
Job opportunities for MSc MLT

• Medical laboratory professionals have many job opportunities in Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, public health facilities, commercial laboratories; they also find jobs   in industrial research and in forensic and pharmaceutical laboratories in India as well as abroad.

• In hospitals they can work as Laboratory manager, Lab supervisor, Lab In charge, Health care administrator, health and safety officer.

• In Drug analysis lab they can work as drug safety officer where they can do drug testing, therapeutic drug monitoring.

• In Research labs they can work as analytical associate, technical associate.

• In blood banks they can work as blood bank supervisors.

• In Educational institutions they can work as co-coordinator, tutors or lecturer.

Programme Highlights
This post graduate degree program will be conducted at the premises of Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation, a premier eye institution in Asia with NABH accreditation. The course is designed with theory, practical sessions and laboratory postings in multi specialty hospitals. The institution has well equipped laboratory facilities with NABL accreditation with experienced professors, lectures and training staff to impart scientific knowledge to the students
Future scope:
The institution also conducts Ph.D program in basic science and MBA in health care and management thus paving way to higher education and brighter future.
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Dr. V.G. Appukutty Campus
No.8, GST Road, St. Thomas Mount, Chennai – 600 016.
Ph : 044 49086000 / 6008 / 98406 55405
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