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Biomedical

Biomedical Engineering (BME) is the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes. Biomedical engineering develops and manufactures of prostheses, medical equipment, diagnostic devices and drugs. Biomedical engineering course curriculum includes biomechanics, tissue and cellular engineering, genetic engineering, orthopaedic 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. Professionals in this field are known as a biomedical engineer.

 

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Genetic Engineering
  • Bio-Materials
  • Bio-Mechanics
  • Orthopedics Surgery
  • Medical Imaging
  • Bio-Instrumentation
  • Cellular and Tissue Engineering

 

ELIGIBILITY

UG (4 years)

To take admission into an undergraduate course in Engineering, a candidate should have passed 10+2 in science stream.

PG (2 Years)

To take admission into a postgraduate course in Engineering, a candidate must have completed his/her Bachelor of Science/ B.Tech from any recognized university.

 

FUTURE PROSPECTS

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, government agencies and pharmaceuticals. Biomedical engineers develop modified devices and provide advice for handling and maintaining medical equipment. 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 as well as outside.

 

JOB PROFILES

  • Clinical Engineers
  • Biomaterials Engineers
  • Patent Analyst
  • Business Managers
  • Professors/Teachers
  • Research Scientists
  • Technical Writers
  • Biomechanics Engineers
  • Bioinstrumentation Engineer

 

TOP COLLEGES FOR BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

  • AIIMS, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • MIT, Manipal
  • Netaji Subhash Engineering College (NSEC), Kolkata
  • IIT Roorkee
  • SRM University

 

BEST BOOKS FOR BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

  • Biodesign by hristine Q. Kurihara
  • Introduction to Biomedical Engineering by John Enderle
  • Physics of the Human Body by Irving P. Herman
  • An Anthropology of Biomedicine by Margaret Lock
  • Commercializing Successful Biomedical Technologies by Shreefal S. Mehta