About This Programme:

This programme is designed to provide the know-how and skills needed to work as a laboratory technician in a School/ College Science laboratory. It will train learners to extend effective and efficient services to the Science teachers and students in these laboratories. It is a highly skill-oriented programme and involves intensive practical work. The objectives of the programme are to help learners to know about basic facilities and equipment in School/College Science laboratories, and train them in the skills of organizing and managing these laboratories, maintaining simple instruments and taking care of laboratory safety aspects.


10+2 with Science subjects or equivalent OR pass in HigherSecondary with Science subjects or equivalent and one year of experience of working in a School/College/University science laboratory OR 10th pass or equivalent with Science subjects and two years experience of working in a School/College/University science laboratory

Total Fees:

 Rs.4,200/- for full programme.


Minimum  6 Months and Maximum 2  years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission.

Medium of Instruction:

English and Hindi

Programme Co-ordinator(s):

: Prof. Lalita S. Kumar, lalitaskumar@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29572808


  • CLT 101 – Good Laboratory Practices
  • CLTL 101 – Good Laboratory Practices: Basic Exercises
  • CLT 102 – Laboratory Techniques in Biology
  • CLTL 102 – Basic Experiments in Biology
  • CLT 103 – Laboratory Techniques in Chemistry
  • CLTL 103 – Basic Experiments in Chemistry
  • CLT 104 – Laboratory Techniques in Physics
  • CLTL 104 – Basic Experiments in Physics


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