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A Complete Guide to a Career in Biomedical Engineering

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With the increasing health consciousness in India, Biomedical Engineering is a booming and sought-after career. They collaborate with researchers and doctors to develop medical systems, equipment, or devices that can solve clinical problems.

What does a Biomedical Engineer do?

Biomedical engineers combine engineering principles with biological and medical sciences to create and design equipment, computer systems, devices, and software used in healthcare. They also design artificial organs, artificial devices that replace body parts, and machines for diagnosing medical problems.

Eligibility Criteria and Higher Studies

Candidates must have passed the 10+2 examination from a recognized state or central board with at least 50% of the marks with Chemistry, Physics, and Biology/ Mathematics as the core subjects of study. After clearing your examination, you can then obtain a bachelor's degree in the related field.

Curriculum and Core Subjects

Some of the core subjects are:

  • Biotech
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Life Sciences
  • Calculus
  • Materials Science
  • Principles of Design
  • Bio-Mechanics

Biomedical Engineering : Skills Required

Some of the key skills required to pursue Biomedical Engineering

  • Keen Attention to Detail
  • Ability to be Creative and Technical
  • Ability to Empathize with Patients
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Team Working Skills

Biomedical Engineering Job Prospects

Some of the job profiles are:

  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Physician
  • Software Engineer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Researcher

Biomedical Engineering Salary

Biomedical engineers can earn a salary ranging from Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh per year.

Top Universities

Some of the top universities in India are:

  • SRM University, Tamil Nadu
  • IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand
  • Netaji Subhash Engineering College (NSEC), Kolkata
  • MIT, Manipal
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • All India Institute of Medical Science, Delhi
  • The Central University of Karnataka (CUK), Gulbarga
  • VIT University, Vellore
  • Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi 
Disclaimer- On basis of different sources salary may vary according to experience in India.


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