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What is Clinical Laboratory Science?


Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Clinical Laboratory Science is a full-time three-year undergraduate degree course with semester pattern offered by the SNDT Women's University, Mumbai. Now days, healthcare industries are the fastest growing industries around the world. This course is considered as a foundation course for students who want to make their career in the field of Science and want to work in the healthcare industries so it is one of the most popular course choices among Science students after Class 12. Clinical Laboratory Sciences is a basic course that equips the student with the most essential knowledge and skill pertaining to medical laboratories such as:

Clinical Laboratory Sciences is a basic course that equips the student with the most essential knowledge and skill pertaining to medical laboratories such as:
• Importance of laboratory services
• Role of clinical laboratory technologist
• Use of laboratory wares, instruments and sterilization techniques
• Prevention and control of laboratory accidents and
• Quality control system

Moreover the course is designed in such a way that a clinical laboratory personnel will get practical and theoretical knowledge about various different deciplines such as clinical pathology, hematology, microbiology, clinical biochemistry, cytology, immunohematology, anatomy and physiology, Molecular biology and many more. How B.Sc CLS differs from the DMLT?



How B.Sc CLS differs from the DMLT?


The DMLT is a two-year diploma program that focuses on diagnosing and treating diseases with clinical laboratory tests whereas B.Sc Clinical laboratory sciences is a 3 year degree course in which personnel gets a benefit of working in all the areas of the healthcare sector.

DMLT provides an overview of the characteristics of the technology that is part of the healthcare system to improve its quality whereas the Clinical Laboratory Science course emphasizes the relevance of laboratories in today's society and how they contribute to a healthy world by making daily life-changing discoveries.



Eligibility Criteria For B.Sc CLS


The B.Sc CLS eligibility criteria are as follows:

    • Candidates should clear Class 12 in the Science stream with minimum 45% for open category & 40% aggregate for other categories from a recognised board.

    • Generally, there is no age limit for pursuing BSc CLS unless specified by an institute's eligibility criteria.



Career Options After B.Sc CLS

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Clinical laboratory generalists in hospitals, clinics or commercial laboratories.
Clinical laboratory supervisors, managers, administrators and directors.
Quality assurance/quality management specialists in hospitals or industry (e.g. pharmaceutical quality operations).
Technical representatives, sales representatives or research and development specialists in laboratory industries.
Clinical Research Associates (CRA) in clinical trials organizations.
Research technologists or research supervisors/coordinators in academic medical centers.
Laboratory information systems specialists.
Infection control officers in hospitals or clinics.
Educators for employee training programs or formal academic programs.
Consultants for Physician Office Laboratories.
Forensic scientists in governmental or commercial laboratories.
Clinical laboratory scientists in veterinary laboratories.



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