Alvas Education Foundation

Alva’s College of Medical Laboratory Technology & Post Graduate Research Centre


Beyond the quality of education, it is the quality of life in the Institution campus that provides for the well being and overall development of students. It is our sincere conviction to give the best to the students, which will enable them to keep pace with rapid changes and progress and thus become responsible citizens of the future world. In addition to the academic excellence of the centre at various levels of education, it has also embarked on research and higher learning with an international focus, aided by higher caliber well equipped staff and support by well laid out infrastructure in terms of laboratories, libraries etc. students are encouraged in the area of sports, cultural activities, recreational hobbies etc, to achieve a “Sound mind in a sound body”.

ALVA’S EDUCATION FOUNDATION ®. Established in 1995 has succeeded in creating an atmosphere of academic excellence in the serene background of Moodbidri. Visionary attitude have ensured that parents who seek to avail outstand educational provisions for their wards would turn towards this city that is fast gaining reputation as an educational hub. Currently AEF has 26,500 students in 19 Institutions with courses spread across various disciplines.


“A passion for perfection”

Alva’s College Of Medical Laboratory Technology is approved by Government of Karnataka, Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi  University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka. 


Medical Laboratory Technology, a highly developed discipline in the developed nations of the world, is yet to get its due importance in India. The demand for Medical Laboratory Technologists is expected to be exponential in the coming years  mainly due to the growth of health infrastructure as envisioned in the Government of India’s 11th Five year plan and the privatization of medical care in India. The growth in Industries, R & D’s, Marketing etc and overall infrastructure development in the country also suggests a greater demand for Medical Laboratory Technologists in providing quality laboratory and health services. Medical Laboratory Technologists offer services to people at all levels in the society

Way back in 1999 Alva’s Education Foundation (AEF) recognized the need for  professional Medical Laboratory Technologists and hence established Alva’s College of Medical Laboratory Technology (ACMLT). Alva’s College Of Medical Laboratory Technology has both Bachelor (B.Sc MLT) and  Master (M.Sc MLT) programmes and is  now contemplating of starting a Doctoral  programme (Ph. D) in Medical Laboratory Technology.

Alva’s College Of Medical Laboratory Technology And Post Graduate Research Centre has been a centre of a excellence for the past 16 years since its inception in 1999.


Our college has orchestrated a shift towards the use of research and scientific evidence  to guide practice decisions and toward evidence – based practice.

Being a research Institute, we offer a lot of opportunities for our staff and students to carry out their research studies. Our staff and students are involved in research studies perennially. Our college has a laboratory with all the latest research equipments for conducting research in all the fields of Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT). 



Due to the foresight of Dr. M. Mohan Alva, the college came into existence in the year 2000. Today, within  a short span it has elevated itself into an embodiment of quality education in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology in the line with the best Institution in the country it is also an abode of rich culture and traditional extravaganza of the country as it has vibrant  mix of students from across the country and world, who cherish each moment of their stay here.


As long as Physicians add years to the life, Laboratory technologists add quality to it. Its origin dates back to the B.C’s with eminent contributions from Aristotle, Socrates, Charka, to the modern Louis Pasteur, Land Steiner etc to mention a few. Today thousands of laboratory technologists, offer services 24 hours a day 365 days a year all over the world. Not merely are their services required in diagnostic laboratories alone but also in production, research and academic areas with an aim, that man may live his life span in perfect harmony.


Students of the college are given training at the clinical laboratories- Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Blood Banking etc at Alva’s Health Centre Hospital which is 250 bedded multispecialty hospital. The clinical laboratory houses state of the art imported instrumentations, i;e Sysmax 12 part cell counter, Mini Vidas chemiluminescence  hormone analyzer, chemistry analyzer, automated ESR, urine analyzer to mention a few. It caters to the entire population of  Moodbidri and surrounding areas. Training is also given to students at Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College Hospital. In addition, the college also has MOUS’s with various well established Medical Colleges , diagnostic centers and research Institutions for the purpose of imparting quality training to the candidates. 

Resume from all the past years till date

1. 2003-2004 100
2. 2004-2005 100
3. 2005-2006 100
4. 2006-2007 100
5 2007-2008 100
6 2008-2009 100
7 2009-2010 100
8 2010-2011 100
9 2011-2012 100
10 2012-2013 100
11 2013-2014 100
12 2014-2015 100
13 2015-2016 100


Well equipped laboratories for basic sciences with a separate Hi-tech diagnostic laboratory offer a wide exposure to students.


Apart from academic the college has provided special interest in both indoor and outdoor games. Annual college sports day is conducted and students are encouraged as per their interest.

LIBRARY:- The college library has a vast array of books from authors of national and international repute in medical sciences. The library catalogue lists more than 3,000 medical books and latest journals, which are proud asset for the Institution. The library also has broadband internet facilities. The library is accessible from 8 am to 11pm. Digital library  with internet facility and Helinet consortium for access to various-journals. The library has an in house Xerox facility as well.


Interacting with leaders in the health service. Maintaining a  detailed data bank of the profiles of the students. Preparing students for campus interviews with presentations and counseling. Organizing hospital visits, Clinical training, workshops, seminars and guest lectures by eminent persons from the respective fields for the benefit of the students. Organizing clinical training programme for B.Sc MLT and M.Sc MLT students at reputed hospitals. The college has a placement cell as well.


Institution provides excellent boarding facilities separately for girls and boys  with North Indian and South Indian food. To prevent any incidents of ragging the Institutions provides separate accommodation, for junior students.


Transport facilities is available for daily communication between college and clinical posting at various centers. The college also provides transport facility as per special needs of all students whenever required. 

Courses Offered:

B.Sc MLT (Bachelor of Medical Laboratory technology) – 3 years 6 months)

M.Sc MLT (Masters of Medical Laboratory technology) – 3 years 6 months)


Contact: Ph : 08258 238104 – 238111, 08258 261233

Fax : 08258 236731

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