Biomedical Engineering

According to Ma Foi Randstad Employment Trends Survey in India, the health care industry will create job opportunities for more than 2, 48, 500 individuals in the country. Not only that by the year 2012, the healthcare sector is expected to be worth USD$75 billion. The percentage of growth anticipated is 7.4%. Biomedical engineering is essentially an integral part of the health care sector.

With the increasing number of opportunities that is being created by this sector, students are opting for these allied medical fields aside from the ones that prefer to pursue a career in medicine or engineering. Let us find out more about the said course (biomedical engineering) here.

What is the role of a biomedical engineer?

Biomedical engineers are into developing procedures, devices, information, and materials that will be required in the treatment, prevention, and diagnosis of diseases in patients. They are also into research work in various fields related to medical science, chemistry, and life sciences.

Biomedical engineering institutes in India

There are many institutes in India that offer academic programs in Biomedical engineering. They are given below-

Career prospects for biomedical engineers

A student who has completed an academic program in biomedical engineering at the undergraduate or doctorate level has a wide range of career options to choose from. Some of the specialized areas in which a biomedical engineer can pursue a career include the following-

  • Navigation Systems
  • Orthopaedic Bioengineering
  • Clinical Engineering
  • Biomechanics
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Bioinstrumentation
  • Research and Development
  • Academics

Entrance exams for admission into biomedical engineering institutes

Institutes enrolling students for an academic program related to biomedical engineering will want to see the marks obtained in the entrance examination taken by students from across the country. The names of few of the entrance exams that help students get into this course include the following-

Post graduate level entrance exams

  • SRM Engineering Entrance Examination
  • Sant Langowal Institute of Engineering and Technology Entrance Test
  • All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
  • Banaras Hindu University M.Tech Entrance Examination

Graduate level entrance exam

  • All India Engineering Entrance Exams
  • Jadavpur University Biomedical Engineering Entrance Examination
  • Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination
  • VIT Engineering Entrance Examination
  • Biotech Consortium india Limited Common Entrance Test
  • Bharath University Engineering Entrance Exam
  • Sant Langowal Institute of Engineering and Technology Entrance Test

Engineering Colleges in India

Andhra Pradesh Bihar Goa
Gujarat Haryana Himachal Pradesh
Jammu & Kashmir Kerala Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra Orissa Jharkhand
Punjab Rajasthan Sikkim
Tamil Nadu Uttar Pradesh West Bengal