BS - Medical Laboratory Technology

medical lab technology - Rehman College of Allied Health Sciences

Medical Laboratory Technology is a supportive branch of medicine providing laboratory diagnostic services. Medical laboratory Technologists perform complex and varied laboratory analyses, and use critical thinking skills in determining the accuracy and validity of test results. They recognize the interdependency of testing information and possess the knowledge of physiologic and pathologic conditions affecting results in order to support medical decisions.


Scope

At national and international level there is a great demand of highly trained “Medical Laboratory Technologists”. In the field of laboratory medicine Pakistan being an under developed country is facing great deficiency of trained manpower/allied health sciences professionals. RCAHS/RMI offers a high standard training setup for its esteemed students which can be matched with any international as well as national level setup. Each department in the centralized laboratory is equipped with advanced and state of the art latest equipments, some of those including; Real Time-PCR, Sequencing Platforms, Immunoassay analyzers, Hematology auto-analyzers and Coagulation analyzers etc. All the RCAHS students get mandatory training under close supervision in the capacity building of highly trained professionals.  

Career Pathway


•    Medical Laboratory Technologists can work in:
•    Hospitals
•    Independent laboratories
•    Clinics
•    Public health facilities
•    Forensic crime laboratories
•    Sales and marketing of diagnostic instruments and reagents
•    Federal and state regulatory agencies
•    Research and development of future clinical tests
 


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Presently, laboratory technologist are working in various government and private institutes, hospitals, national and international organizations and imparting a substantial role in providing state of the art laboratory services which can be matched with any good laboratory practice being provided by highly developed countries all around the globe to their esteemed patients. Medical laboratory technologists have been consistently engaged in management of pathology laboratories and clinical research, epidemiology as well as national and international infectious diseases control programmes like TB, HIV, Hepatitis, Polio Eradication, and COVID-19 surveillance programmes.


Admissions

Admission to Rehman College of Allied Health Sciences (RCAHS) is offered in fall each year. The admission is based on open merit through the RCAHS Admission Committee in accordance with the policies laid down by the Khyber Medical University. All decisions of the Admission Committee are deemed as final. The candidates are required to apply on prescribed application form available ONLINE at http://admissions.rmi.edu.pk/.

Appearance in Interview is mandatory for all categories of applicants. Students may apply online on the admissions portal.

Successful candidates will be provided with further instructions to complete the admission process. All such candidates must submit an undertaking on Rs. 50/- Judicial paper.

Number of total seats: 40


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • HSSC (Pre-Medical) / Equivalent with minimum 50% marks
  • Age: Maximum 25 Years

Merit Weightage

HSSC or equivalent:      50%
KMU-CAT:                      40%
Interview:                       10%


Merit List

  • The admission to above programme in RMI shall be made strictly based on merit.
  • In case final merit of more than one candidate is equal up to four decimals, the candidate older in age shall stand higher in merit.
  • After the display of final merit list, if there is any vacant seat, next student on merit in the waiting list will be offered admission against such vacant seat.
     

Admission Process

  • The applications through online portal of the college shall be accepted for the scrutiny and merit formulation. 
  • It will be the responsibility of the candidate to provide all academic & personal documents as required by the college prior to the last date of admissions as specified in the website.
  • Communication to the applicants will be strictly through Email address provided by the applicants 
  • Visiting college website for day to day updates will be the responsibility of the applicants.
  • Selected applicants and their parents/guardians will be required to submit an affidavit on a Rs. 100/- stamp paper duly notarized by a notary, stating the acceptance of College required disciplinary, legal, financial responsibilities and all other rules and regulations specified in the college prospectus.
  • Admission will remain conditional subject to verification of all documents, passing medical fitness test.
  • Personal appearance for verification and interview is required. 
  • Admission offer will be valid only on fee deposit within the stipulated period given below.

Fee Structure

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Scheme Of Study

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General Provision

  • Regulatory Authorities directives regarding admissions 2021 – 22 issued from time to time will be followed 
  • A strict NO DONATION POLICY is adopted. No one except, office of admissions is authorized to give a written admission offer.
  • Fee for more than one (1) Semester will not be demanded.
  • All fee will be deposited in the official College designated bank account.
  • SCHOLARSHIPS: As per institution’s past practices, scholarship will be offered as per policy. Further details can be obtained from college website.