DIPLOMA IN LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY (DLT)

Healthcare sector is a booming sector in India as the continuous efforts of the government has made people in India become more aware about their health and the need to take care of it. Also, India being a land of traditional health remedies through ayurvedic treatment it is slowly emerging as a key player in Health tourism sector too. Thus the need for trained technicians inresearch laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, companies making diagnostic kits, nursing homes, hospitals, clinics, pathology and forensic laboratories etc is also increasing.

Understanding the above need, ECC has introduced the below mentioned course that is designed based on the guidelines of Healthcare Sector Skill Council and in consultation with various relevant industry partners.

Diploma in Laboratory Technology (DLT)

This course is open to the regular students of the College as well as students from other institution, who wants to acquire knowledge and skill in Laboratory Technology. Classes are held in the evening to enable the regular college students to take advantage of this Diploma programme. However, the admission is done on the basis of merit earned in the Entrance test.

The college, through the Zoology Department in collaboration with scientists, medical doctors, professors, pathologists and biochemists, forensic science experts, physicists etc along with highly skilled laboratory technical staff, is running this programme on self-financing basis.

This Diploma programme has been planned with the aim of training students in the field of Laboratory Technology for employment in various research laboratories, pharmaceuticals companies, companies making diagonistic kits, nursing homes, hospitals, clinics, pathology and forensic laboratories etc. and develops entrepreneurship skills in them to take up the problem of unemployment.

Aims and Objectives:

To train students in the field of laboratory Technology for employment as ‘technical staff’ in research laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, companies making diagnostic kits, nursing homes, hospitals, clinics, pathology and forensic laboratories etc.

To encourage entrepreneurship among young men and women with the skill and knowledge provided under this programme.

 To brighten the chances of getting diversified employment especially in private sector, which is expanding, manyfold due to the open policy of Government and globalization.

To get trained and imbibe technical skills to get admission in higher technical and allied courses.

 The programme includes lectures, demonstrations, laboratory work, including fieldwork and apprenticeship

 Course Outline of the Diploma Programme :The 2 years Diploma course is divided in two Halves. Mid Term Examination will be held at the middle of course.

 Contents:

 
General Skills
Laboratory Instruments
Human Anatomy
Human Physiology
Biochemistry
Pathology & Microbiology

An attendance of 75% is compulsory to appear in the annual examination. In special circumstances it is permissible upto 60%.

Course assessment system:

There will be a final examination at the end of the course. However, students are also assessed through Mid-term Examination. 50% of the total marks obtained by the student in midterm examination will be added to the final examination. Grades will be awarded for English Language and Computer awareness instead of marks. Students who fail in one or more papers in the final examination have an option to appear in supplementary examination, held within a month of the final examination. A fee of Rs. 300.00 per theory paper and Rs. 300.00 for practical examination will be charged in addition to Rs. 100.00 for registration from the students for the supplementary examination. There is also provision for scrutiny for which Rs. 100.00 will be charged per paper. Minimum passing marks are 40% for every paper.

 Marks obtained in supplementary examination will not be considered for the merit position.

 It may be noted that supplementary examination is only for those students who fail in one or more theory paper and practical examinations and not for improvement of marks.

 If candidate fails in supplementary examination, he/she will be allowed to reappear the following year in final examination.

 Award of Diploma

After successful completion of the programme, which includes compulsory apprenticeship of minimum one and a half month recognized scientific laboratories hospitals, nursing homes or pathology centres, the student will be awarded diploma certificate in ‘Laboratories Technology’under the seal of Ewing Christian College Allahabad. A provisional certificate may be issued after the declaration of the results. Certificate for general awareness in Computer Application and Spoken English and Personality Development are also given along with the diploma certificate. Students who secure First, Second and Third position and obtain highest marks in practicals and highest percentage of attendance will be awarded certificate of honor etc.

Job Opportunities:

Diploma holders of this programme have multiple employment opportunities in research and analytical laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, dispensaries, clinics, nursing homes, etc. according to their hard work and cultivated skills. This diploma programme is not recognized by U.P Medical Council or any other agencies. However, College, being Autonomous is authorized by the U.G.C. to run such diploma programmes. A government medical job may or may not be possible. Students after this programme have better chances to get admission in higher technical institutions as well.

 
Duration     2 yrs
Eligibility 10+2 in science field
Admission Procedure Entrance test
Intake  42 Students
Course Fees Rs. 35000/-
Industries Hiring Hospitals, Testing Labs, Pathological Labs, Research Centers Pharmaceutical companies etc.