Biomedical Engineering

Engineering [ Bachelor of Technology ]

Biomedical Engineering is application of engineering principles and design concepts for healthcare purposes. This field aims to create a pathway between engineering and medicine. It combines the design and problem solving questions skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to create advances in the field of healthcare.

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Course Curriculum

Year 1

  1. Mathematics
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Basics of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
  5. Engineering Mechanics
  6. Communicative English
  7. Practical tests for Physics,Chemistry and Workshop practices
  8. Mathematics 2
  9. Material Science
  10. EVS
  11. Electrical and Electronics engineering
  12. Thermodynamics
  13. Computer Programs
  14. Laboratory Engineering
  15. NSS/NCC

Year 2

  1. Advanced Mathematics
  2. Analysis of Electric circuits
  3. Electron devices
  4. Circuits
  5. Switching Logical design
  6. C++
  7. Data structures
  8. Strength of materials
  9. Electric circuits
  10. Bio-Fluid dynamics
  11. Human anatomy
  12. Physiology
  13. Medical instrumentation
  14. Physical Education
  15. Electronic circuits lab

Year 3

  1. Microprocessors and their applications
  2. Control system engineering
  3. Integrated circuits
  4. Signals and systems
  5. Biomechanics
  6. Medical Instrumentation
  7. Lab bio-engineering and computation
  8. Microprocessors and applications
  9. General Proficiency
  10. Medicine embedded systems
  11. Diagnostic and therapeutic equipments
  12. Digital image processing
  13. Biomedical signal processing
  14. Design Project Lab
  15. General Proficiency 

Year 4

  1. Principles of Radiological Equipments
  2. Biomaterials
  3. Electives
  4. Hospital Safety and Management
  5. Digital image processing
  6. Seminar
  7. Industrial visits
  8. Project Work
  9. Advanced biomedical instrumentation
  10. Engineering economics
  11. Bio telemetry
  12. Professional ethics programme
  13. Viva
  14. Project Work

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Application of Stream

Biomedical engineer has the following duties:

  1. Designing equipment and devices
  2. Maintenance of Biomedical equipment
  3. Evaluation of safety and working condition of the biomedical equipment
  4. Training of subordinates for the right use of equipment
  5. Working with chemists, life scientists, to research on the engineering aspects
  6. Preparation of procedures, technical reports, research papers and making recommendations


A typical biomedical engineer designs devices and software, also coordinate their job between engineering and medicine.They oscillate between R&D and quality assurance.


Their work is intertwined across the following fields:


  1. Computer Software
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics
  4. Electric circuits design
  5. Mathematics
  6. Statistics


The following are the specializations in this field:

  1. Bioinstrumentation
  2. Biomaterials
  3. Biomechanics
  4. Clinical Engineering
  5. Systems Physiology
  6. Rehabilitation engineering


For an undergraduate in Biomedical Engineering, a candidate has to pass 10+2.


Those candidates who have completed a Bachelor degree can opt for a job or go for further studies.


JEE Main is one of the entrance exams to gain admission in the engineering courses.


For a master's degree, a candidate should complete Bachelor's degree and have a valid GATE score.


MBBS degree holders can also opt for Biomedical Engineering.

Average Fees (In Lacs )

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Career Description

The demand for graduates specializing in biomedical engineering is huge. The industries that predominantly recruit are:

  1. Medical equipment and supplies
  2. R&D in Physical, Engineering and life sciences
  3. Pharmaceutical and medicine
  4. Navigation, measurement,electromedical,control instruments
  5. Hospitals- State, Local and Private

The job profiles are:

  1. Clinical engineers
  2. Bio-instrumentation engineer
  3. Technical writer
  4. Bio-Mechanic Engineers
  5. Research oriented scientists
  6. Business Managers
  7. Patent analysis
  8. Teaching
  9. Biomaterial engineering

Salary range: 18-25k for a beginner

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