The Department of Medical Laboratory at MCHP Manipal was established in 1993 and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the field of Laboratory Medicine.

It has collaborated with other constituent institutes of Manipal Academy of Higher Education and other universities to conduct research studies.

Students are trained in state-of-the art laboratories of clinical biochemistry, clinical pathology, clinical haematology, bacteriology, mycology, virology, parasitology, transfusion medicine, immunology, molecular technology and genetics of one of the top medical colleges in India, Kasturba Medical College.

Core Competencies

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Immunology and Immunological Techniques
  • Immunohematology
  • Haematology and Clinical Pathology
  • Histological and Cytological Techniques
  • TQM
  • Cytogenetics


The department of Medical Laboratory, MCHP Manipal offers the following programs:


Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Master of Science (MSc)



The Department offers certificate course, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Laboratory Medicine                                                          


Department of Medical Laboratory Technology engaged in both multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research

Patient service

The department provides important services in clinical care and applied biomedical research                                                                                                               



It has world class facilities for training undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Diagnostic laboratories

Students get training at Hematology and Clinical Pathology, Clinical Biochemistry, Microbiology, Virology, Pathology, Molecular Biology.  All these laboratories uses complex instruments and advance equipment’s.