Career Prospects


Biomedical engineering is a booming career field as health and technology are coming together to revolutionize the field of medicine. With the growing health consciousness worldwide, biomedical engineering is becoming one of the most enviable and sought-after career. Biomedical engineers collaborate with doctors and researchers to develop medical systems, equipment or devices that can solve clinical problems.

Biomedical engineering graduates with specialized skills are in high demand in areas of :

  1. Design and Manufacturing: Design and Develop medical instruments, imaging devices, artificial organs and others.
  2. Software: Designing and developing computer programs for various medical devices and applications including telemedicine, bioinformatics etc.
  3. Quality Control: Responsible for examining medical products to make sure that they meet certain standards and specifications as prescribed by ICMR.
  4. Researcher: Involve in research thus aiding in finding innovative solutions to medical problems and also teach in the universities.
  5. Hospital administration: Providing advice on the selection and use of medical equipment, as well as supervising its performance testing and maintenance.

In addition to the above, the biomedical engineering graduates can also find a job in Core Electronics, Pharmaceutical and IT industries. Some of the major companies that provide placement include GE, Philips and Siemens, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Wipro, TCS, Cerner, MU Sigma, etc. The biomedical engineering graduates interested for higher studies are eligible to appear for GATE , GRE and other competitive examinations.