All India Institute of Medical Technologists is a professional body for medical Laboratory Technologists. The main objectives of the Institute are to promote the study and development of clinical laboratory sciences in India and to maintain a high standard of professional qualification and practice.
In India there are significant differences in standards among the Medical Technologists. Considering these differences the Institute has adopted four grades of Membership to promote higher education to the prospective members. The membership are as follows :
Membership & Affiliated institutes
Student MemberEligibility for Membership : Registered Students : The class of registered student is open to those persons receiving appropriate professional education or training in a medical laboratory in India. It enables them to keep in touch with the Institute and developments in Clinical Laboratory Technology and management.
Membership Subscription - Rs. 500Forms are available on request
Affiliated MemberAffiliated Members : Any technologist who has passed HS(10+2)Sc. And successfully completed 1 year Certificate or diploma in MLT is eligible to be a member of the Institute. It enables them to keep in touch with the Institute to prepare themselves for different examinations of the Institute. Only members are eligible to appear in the Associate membership exam.
Membership Subscription - Rs. 1000Forms are available on request
Associate MembersAssociate (equivalent to (BSc MLT): An applicant for admission to the class of Associate must satisfy the Council of the Institute that he is a proper person, in both character and professional experiences, to become an Associate and must possess : At least three years professional experiences acceptable to the Council, and an approved Science degree from a University and an appropriate diploma in MT from a approved institute. OR At least five years professional experience acceptable to the council, with academic qualification HS(10+2) Science or equivalent and appropriate two years diploma in MT from State Medical faculty or any other institute approved by the council. OR Passed the Associate Membership Examination of the Institute or its equivalent specialist exams. Or who have AIMS, MT(ASCP) or CLS(NCA) etc. or qualifications equivalent to it.
Membership Subscription - Rs. 4500Forms are available on request
Fellow memberFellows (equivalent to doctoral degree) : Admission to this class of membership is by passing one of the Institute's examination for fellowship or to pass the examination by thesis or by obtaining an approved higher degree from a university in India or abroad. Applicants for admission to the class of Fellow must have been registered as Associates with the Institute normally for three years.
Membership Subscription - Rs. 5000