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Career Guidance / Biomedical Engineering

About Us

“We are living in a period where combining biomedicine and engineering is needed to answer many unsolved scientific questions.” ~Seung Baek Biomedical engineering is the application of the engineering principles to medicine and biology to design and create biomedical equipment & devices such as artificial internal organs, replacements for body parts, and machines for diagnosing medical problems, computer systems, and software used in healthcare. Biomedical engineering focuses on the advances that improve health care treatment (for e.g. diagnosis, therapy). Specialty areas within the field of biomedical engineering are: Biomechanics, Biomaterials, Bioinstrumentation, Bioinformatics, Systems Physiology, Rehabilitation Engineering, Tissue Engineering and Clinical Engineering. Some examples of Biomedical Engineering innovations are artificial limbs, prosthetics, imaging machines and various other medical devices.

Career Way

Diploma (Biomedical Engineering/Medical Electronics)
Level Under-Graduate
Duration 3 years
Eligibility High School/Intermediate/ITI, Some colleges have the criteria of specific minimum marks
Entrance Exam Polytechnic Diploma Entrance Exam (e.g. Delhi CET, TS POLYCET), Diploma Entrance Test (DET)
Specialization --
Average Course Fee ₹60,000 to ₹2,50,000
Mode Regular
Goal Junior Biomedical Engineer, Biological Technician, Lateral Entry in B.Tech

Colleges

A. V. Parekh Technical Institute, Rajkot
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore
Christian Medical College, Vellore
College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research, Delhi
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Government Engineering College, Gandhinagar
Government Institute of Electronics, Secunderabad
Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai
Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi
KMCT Polytechnic College, Kozhikode, Kerala
M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru
Manipal Institute of Technology, Karnataka
National Institute of Technology, Raipur
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
Netaji Subhash Engineering College (NSEC), Kolkata
North Eastern Hill University
Osmania University, Hyderabad
Parul University, Vadodara
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore
Sathyabama University, Chennai
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum
SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Tamil Nadu
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences, Pune
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi

Key Skills

Analytical Skills
Detail Oriented
Dexterous & Alert

Career Prospectous

Biomedical Engineer / Biochemical Engineer
Equipment Design Engineer
Production / Manufacturing Engineer
Clinical Researcher
Quality Control Engineer / Officer
Biotechnologist / Nanotechnologist
Research Scientist
Professor / Lecturer
Production In charge
Bioprocess Sales Specialist
Biological Technician
Product Safety Engineer
Bioinstrumentation Engineer
Technical Advisor
Biochemist

Salary

Like in any other field the remuneration in this field depends on qualification, experience, and area in which one works. One could get an initial pay of ₹18,000 to ₹40,000 per month.

Role Models

  • Hari Gobind Khorana

    Hari Gobind Khorana – Khorana was one of the pioneers in genetics and biotechnology. His work with Marshall W. Nirenberg and Robert W. Holley on the order of nucleotides in nucleic acids, carrying the genetic code, earned him the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, in 1968. He also made another breakthrough in the field, becoming the first to synthesize an artificial gene into a living cell.

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