Biomedical Engineering (BME) is the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes (e.g. diagnostic or therapeutic).
Biomedical engineering develops and manufactures of prostheses, medical equipments, diagnostic devices and drugs.
Professionals in this field are known as a biomedical engineer.
Biomedical engineering course curriculum includes bio-mechanics, tissue and cellular engineering, genetic engineering, orthopedic surgery, bio-instrumentation, medical imaging and bio-materials.
The biomedical engineers utilize the customary engineering methods and theories to examine and resolve problems in biology and medicine, and thereby provide a complete enhancement of health care. Biomedical engineering is getting more popularity around the world due to rising of medical technologies. Hence, there is a great demand of biomedical engineers in recent years.
UG: 4 Years
For admission into bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed intermediate in science(10+2) examination with subjects biology, maths and chemistry. For IITs, It is mandatory to clears JEE - Advance.
PG: 2 years
For admission into master’s degree, the candidate must have passed bachelor's degree in (B.E/B.Tech) or any other equivalent branches of engineering.
Diploma in Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Biomedical Instrumentation
Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering
Master of Technology in Biomedical Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering
Cellular and Tissue Engineering
Biomedical engineering is one of the recognized professional career options made by students in India. Biomedical engineers and technologists can seek employment in various industries such as hospitals, medical institutions, manufacturing units, medical equipment, government agencies and pharmaceuticals. Biomedical engineers develop modified devices and provide advice for handling and maintaining medical equipments. Individuals also can seek employment in medical equipment companies as technical advisers.
There are ample opportunities for biomedical engineers in the field of research and development at research institutes, government agencies in India, universities and other abroad countries. Biomedical engineers are employed in various companies such as Larsen & Toubro, BPL, Wipro Medical and Siemens into their R&D section or into sales and marketing, depending on their skills and preferences. Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges. There are lots of job opportunities available in India as well as in foreign countries.
Some job profiles :
Biomedical engineering is one of the highly rewarding field. A beginner working in hospitals and health care centers can earn his initial salary around Rs. 10,000-15,000 every month. Graduates engaged in research activities and teaching line can get their income between Rs. 15,000 - 20,000 per month. Individuals working in government sector can earn their initial income around Rs. 20,000 – 25,000 per month. Biomedical engineers working in medical equipments production firms can earn around Rs. 20,000 – 30,000 every month at the beginning stage.