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M S Medical Laboratory Technology (MSMLT)
VIDYASAGAR INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE (VIBS)
(a unit of Medical Research Foundation)

The Masters programme in Medical Laboratory Technology (MSMLT) is conducted by Medical Research Foundation, at the Vidyasagar Institute of Biomedical Technology and Science (VIBS) in the main campus of Sankara Nethralaya,41(old no.18), College Road, Chennai in collaboration with the reputed University, Birla Institute of Biomedical Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Rajasthan.

Mr. Iravatham Mahadevan who is a Founder and Chairman of an Educational Trust, established Vidyasagar Institute of Biomedical Technology and Science (VIBS) (in memory of his elder son, late Vidyasagar) in the year 2006, with a munificent donation to promote Biomedical Technology and Science as a unit of Medical Research Foundation (MRF) at Sankara Nethralaya. This Institute is established to promote and foster biomedical technology and science related to basic medical sciences including fundamental research.

The present ongoing postgraduates programme included under VIBS is Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (MSMLT) conducted by Medical Research Foundation as the Collaborative programme of Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani.

ADMISSIONS FOR MSMLT 2011 - 2012
Candidates interested in applying for MSMLT programme application form and programme details can be downloaded from the BITS website
http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/WILP
http://discovery.bits-pilani.ac.in/WILP/admissionnotices/admissionnotices.html
HOSTEL FACILITY NEAR SANKARA NETHRALAYA MAIN CAMPUS IS AVAILABLE
FOR STUDENTS FROM OUTSIDE CHENNAI FROM THIS YEAR (2011)

Duly completed application form is to be submitted along with requisite processing fee of Rs. 1500/- (Non-refundable) to be paid as per any of two modes specified below:

I. Option 1: Pay Rs. 1525/- through cash at all ICICI Bank branches through a Challan (PDF document) which is to be downloaded and printed from this website before making the payment.

II. Option 2: Pay through a crossed Demand Draft drawn in favour of "BITS, Pilani" payable at

1. State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, Pilani (Code: 10398) (OR)
2. UCO Bank, Vidya Vihar, Pilani (Code: 0150) (OR)
3. State Bank of India, Pilani (Code: 11309) (OR)
4. ICICI Bank Jhunjhunu (Branch Code 0799)
5. In case of Demand Draft drawn on at any other bank (payable at Jaipur), a Demand Draft for Rs. 1600/-, should be submitted.

Please check the demand draft and ensure that it is correct and complete in all aspects such as date, drawee name, bank manager signature, name and code of issuing bank branch and drawee bank branch, amount in words and figures.

In the draft, you must ensure that "Payee" / "Pay" to NAME is written only as “BITS, Pilani” and nothing else.

Please ensure that the Application number and Applicant’s name is written clearly on the backside of the demand draft.

Please note down the unique application number assigned to the application form downloaded from the BITS website.

Application Deadline:

Deadline for submission of the duly completed application forms along with the requisite processing fee, to the undersigned, is 5.00 PM on June 20, 2011.

Note: Applications received after the deadline will not be considered for admission.

LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF FILLED IN THE PRESCRIBED APPLICATION FORMS: 20th JUNE 2011

This degree programme will start during the first week of August and a maximum of eight students will be selected in a batch.

For Enquiries: Email to academics@snmail.org / vibs@snmail.org

Contact Numbers: 28271616 Extn: 1835 / 1350
No. 41 (Old No: 18), College road, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai – 600 006.

Other Educational Activities of VIBS
One month Hands-on training programme for postgraduate students in Biological sciences studying in other colleges during May-June (summer holidays) are conducted on several biomedical technologies, specially designed and organized for candidates who do not have practical training in their own institutions during their study period.
The summer Practical School I (PS-I) programme for BITS, Pilani students for two months: Training is provided every summer from middle of May till June second week in three Basic Medical sciences departments (Molecular biology & Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology).
Short term Research Projects for PG students in Biological Sciences (3 -4 months FROM December – March every year)
Specific Training programmes on specialized Techniques such as PCR/RT-PCR; HPLC etc.
THE MS (MLT) PROGRAMME AT MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION, SANKARA NETHRALAYA