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Mar 13, 2023 19:31PM IST

About B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology

B.Tech Biomedical Engineering is an undergraduate program which is of a total of 4 years duration, divided into 8 semesters. The candidates who have passed 12th or any equivalent degree in any Science stream can pursue a course in B. Tech Biomedical Engineering. Through this course, the students are provided with a curriculum of the specialised concept of Biomedical Engineering with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of Biomedical concepts. The various areas of concepts which are covered by B. Tech in Biomedical Engineering course include Biology, Biomedical, Technology in Biomedical, Biomedical process, issues with Biomedical and Biology, etc.

The selection of candidates for admission to B.Tech Biomedical Engineering course is done either through direct admission or through a national level entrance exam such as JEE Mains. The average course fee for B. Tech Biomedical Engineering ranges somewhere in between 50K to 2 lakh depending on the type of Institute. 

B.Tech Biomedical Engineering Course Highlights

The major highlights of the B. Tech Biomedical Engineering course are given in the table below:




4 years (8 semesters)

Fee Structure

INR 50K- 2 lakh

Exam Type

Per Semester


Must be passed in 12th PCM/PCB from a recognised Board

Minimum Aggregate Required


Admission Process

Merit-Based, Entrance Exam

Starting Salary

INR 5 to 7 LPA

Job Options

Biomedical Engineer, Microbiologist, Project Manager, Biochemist, Biomedical Managers, Research Analysts, Biomedical Technician, etc.

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B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wish to pursue a degree in B.Tech Biomedical Engineering must fulfil certain eligibility criteria in order to get eligible for the course. Though the eligibility criteria for admission to B. Tech Biomedical Engineering differs from college to college, there are certain minimum eligibility criteria which the candidates must fulfil for admission.

The eligibility criteria required for admission to B.Tech Biomedical Engineering are given below:

  • The candidates must have passed 12th or an equivalent degree from a recognised institute/board.

  • The candidate must have opted for Mathematics and Physics as the major subjects in class 12th along with one of the optional subjects as Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology.

  • The candidate must have acquired a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for the reserved candidates) in the qualifying examination. 

  • The candidates who are appearing for the final exam or waiting for the final result can also apply for admission to B. Tech Biomedical Engineering course.

Admission Process

While some colleges offer admission to B. Tech Biomedical Engineering program on the basis of merit obtained by the student in JEE Main, some of the colleges also conduct their own entrance exam for testing the eligibility of students for admission. Based on the merit obtained by the student in the qualifying exam or an entrance exam, the shortlisted candidates are called for the university level test in which their proficiency in terms of 12th level Science, Mathematics Concept, Aptitude and Reasoning are evaluated. Based on the performance of the student in the entrance exam, the qualified candidates are further called for the personal interview round conducted by the colleges. Based on the overall marks obtained by the student in the entrance exam and the interview round, the eligible candidates are offered admission to the program. 

B.Tech Biomedical Engineering Course Fees

The course fee for B. Tech Biomedical Engineering depends on various factors such as the type of the institute,  the popularity/ ranking of the institute, and the merit/ scholarship earned by the student. For instance, the student having higher marks in the entrance exam will be provided with a higher scholarship, accounting for a lower course fee as compared to students with direct admission. On the other hand,  the government based institutes will have much lower fees as compared to private institutes. On average, the course fee for B. Tech Biomedical Engineering program ranges somewhere in between INR 50k to 2 lakh.

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B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology Syllabus

The semester wise syllabus for B. Tech Biomedical Engineering program has been given in the table below:

Semester I

Semester II

Engineering Chemistry 1 

Engineering Mechanics

Basics of Civil Engineering

Mathematics 2 

Engineering Mechanics

Physical Chemistry

Mathematics 1


Basic of Biomedical Engineering

Engineering Physics 2 

Engineering Physics 1

Material Sciences



Semester III

Semester IV

Biomedical Process in Industries

Human Physiology and Anatomy

Electric Circuits

Biofluids and Dynamics


Electronics Circuits

Statistical Methods

Radiological Equipment and Principles

Open Elective

Open Elective

Semester V

Semester VI

Applications of Microprocessor

Biomedical Expert System


Diagnostic and Therapeutic Equipment

Instrumentation of Medical

Biomedical Embedded Systems

Open Elective

Biomedical Signal Processing

Semester VII

Semester VIII

Open Elective II

Open Elective IV

Open Elective III

Open Elective V

Hospital Safety and Management



Biomedical processing Technology



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B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology Career Options and Job Prospects

After completing a course in B.Tech Biomedical Engineering,  the candidates can opt for various career opportunities and job prospects. The candidates who have pursued a degree in B. Tech Biomedical Engineering can go for either a government-based or a private based industry. The various job options which the candidates can take after pursuing a degree in B. Tech Biomedical Engineering includes Biomedical Engineer, Microbiologist, Project Manager, Biochemist, Biomedical Managers, Research Analysts, Biomedical Technician, etc. The starting salary of a candidate for B. Tech Biomedical Engineering ranges in between INR 5 to 7 LPA. 

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FAQs about B.Tech BM

What are the popular specializations related to B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology ?

Some of the popular specializations for B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) are : Data Analytics , Mechanical Engineering , Food Technology / Processing , Power Systems.

I want admission in B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology B.Tech Admission , Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Engineering Entrance Exam , Goa Common Entrance Test , ITM National Entrance and Scholarship Test , Aligarh Muslim University Engineering Entrance Exam are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology courses.

What are the top colleges offering B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : Birla Institute of Technology and Science (Pilani) , Indian Institute of Technology (Varanasi) , Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (New Delhi) , National Institute of Technology (Tiruchirappalli) , Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology or not.

What is the duration of the course B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology ?

B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology is a 4 year course.

What is the average fee for the course B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology ?

The average fee for B.Tech Biomedical Engineering/ Technology is INR 50K-2 Lakh per year.
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

-Answered on July-02-2020

Dr NGP Institute of Technology is one of the most renowned colleges which was established in the year 2007. The institute has been offering Biomedical Engineering courses since its establishment and has completed a total of 7 batches (8th running) until the year 2020. 

If you want to gain more insights, you can also check the complete admission and selection process for Dr NGP Institute of Technology.

If you are looking for admission to Biomedical Engineering, you can also check other top colleges in India for Biomedical Engineering which will also help you know about the fees structure of the course.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.


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