What to do after B.E in Biomedical Engineering?


Biomedical Engineering is a specialised engineering field with a mix of Science, Medicine and Mathematics. This field is closely related with Biochemical Engineering and biomechanical engineering. A Biomedical Engineer should have a strong base in Chemical, Mechanical as well as Electrical engineering. The field of

Biomedical engineering really suits a person with immense interest in medical and health care field. They can either go for a higher study after this course which enhance their academic qualification or else they can look for a job in the public sector or private sector. They have a great scope not only in India but also abroad. The salary packages offered for a Biomedical Engineer is really attractive. They can go for various short term as well as long term certification courses which will be an added advantage.

Higher Studies Options after B.E in Biomedical Engineering

There are various higher study options available after doing B.E in Biomedical engineering. They can go for the Master’s degree in Biomedical engineering. There are various specializations available for the Master’s degree in India as well as abroad. They can also go for Master of Business Administration (MBA) course which will benefit in their scope for a better job. They can also go for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) after completing B.E in Biomedical Engineering. The candidates with a passion for research usually choose this option.

Job Opportunities for B.E in Biomedical Engineering graduates

There are equal opportunities for a Biomedical Engineer in public sector as well as private sectors. Many private firms that manufacture medical equipments also recruit Biomedical Engineers. Many Government hospitals also recruit Biomedical Engineers for the purpose of selecting, handling as well as maintaining complex medical devices. There are various job opportunities available for them abroad also. Hospitals abroad usually recruit them as Clinical engineers. There are various job opportunities available for them in the teaching field also. Some of the job profiles for a biomedical engineer are as follows

  • Clinical Engineers
  • Biomechanics Engineer
  • Bioinstrumentation Engineer
  • Biomaterials Engineer
  • Business Managers
  • Professors
  • Research Scientists
  • Technical Writers
  • Systems Physiology Engineers

Some of the work areas of a biomedical engineer are as follows:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Government Agencies
  • Design and Patenting
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industries
  • Academic Institutions
  • Scientific and Research facilities

Short Term Courses for B.E in Biomedical Engineering graduates

There are various short term and long term certification courses available after Biomedical Engineering. Some of the certification courses include Testing, designing etc. If it is from a recognized authority then it will be an added benefit to their scope of being placed in a top organization.



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3 Responses to “What to do after B.E in Biomedical Engineering?”

  1. 3
    Pramod Salvi:

    Hello sir,
    I have compleated my graduation in biomedical engg.
    Please can you sugest me short term course in machine design and production.

  2. 2

    which mba course will be usefull after finishing biomedical engineering ?
    any entrance exam for mba course in the year of 2013?

  3. 1

    sir,I am a student who join first year BE(EEE) in chennai.I want to join any Bio course in BE so what are the procedures for continue 2nd year in another college for any bio course in BE?