Biomedical Engineering, KPR Institute Engineering and Technology, Autonomous Engineering Institution, Coimbatore, India

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Why Should I Study Biomedical Engineering?

Employment of biomedical engineers are projected to grow 15% over the next ten years, faster than the average of all occupations. Biomedical engineering bridges the gap between engineering and medicine, seamlessly combining the design and problem-solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences in order to improve healthcare diagnosis, monitoring and therapy.

What will I Learn?

The study of biomedical engineering involves a broad array of diagnostic and therapeutic applications. This branch of engineering and sciences is a fascinating multidisciplinary area of study that entails the application of engineering techniques in order to assist practitioners like doctors and physicians in their healthcare practices. Study of this branch also helps them in the rehabilitation of disabled patients.

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After completing Biomedical Engineering, you can be employed in some MNCs as Tech, Service and Application Specialists



To be a centre of excellence for dissemination of knowledge, research and development in biomedical and allied engineering fields.


  • To impart value-based education in biomedical engineering with innovative healthcare technologies
  • To build an integrated team of biomedical engineers to nurture the state-of-the art technologies through research, development and innovation
  • To be in pace with healthcare industries by practicing life-long learning with ethical and moral values

Duration: 4 years (Regular) / 3 Years (Lateral Entry)

No. of Semesters: 8 (Regular) / 6(Lateral Entry)

Intake / No. of Seats: 60

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) represent major accomplishments that the graduates are expected to achieve after three to five years of graduation


Utilize the fundamental knowledge acquired in biomedical engineering to serve in health care domain


Design, develop healthcare products and processes for biomedical applications


Exhibit professional, ethical code of conduct and life-long learning to address societal needs

PO 1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems

PO 2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences

PO 3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations

PO 4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methodsincluding design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions

PO 5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations

PO 6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice

PO 7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development

PO 8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice

PO 9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings

PO 10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions

PO 11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments

PO 12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change

PSO 1: Design and develop medical devices with the knowledge acquired through biosensors, biomaterials, biomechanics, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment that help physicians and enhance the quality of service rendered to end user

PSO 2: Make use of their software skills acquired through biosignal and image processing to develop algorithms for healthcare solutions

Career Opportunities

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 in India, 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.

Job titles for Biomedical Engineering students are very diverse, and may include Biomaterials Developer, Manufacturing Engineer, Independent Consultant, Rehabilitation Engineer, Biomedical Scientist/Researcher, Medical Technology Developer etc.

Department Information

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GEM Hospital

Valid upto 3 Years

GEM Hospital shall provide support for curriculum development, guest lectures, projects, R&D support, concessional treatment etc., for the students and faculties of KPRIET.


Helix Private Limited

This MoU was signed to offer hands-on skill based training on Calibration and Testing of Medical Equipment, Internship Opportunities and Placement opportunities for the students.


Aravind EYE Hospital

Aravind Eye Hospital shall provide experienced distinguished faculties for delivering latest technologies to students.


Ganga Medical Center and Hospital

Valid upto 3 Years

Ganga Hospital shall also provide support for curriculum development, guest lectures, projects, R&D support etc., for the students and faculties of KPRIET


Masonic Medical Centre for Children

Valid upto 3 Years

Masonic Hospital shall also provide support for curriculum development, guest lectures, projects, R&D support, concessional treatment etc., for the students and faculties of KPRIET.


Waxwing Medical Technologies

Enables student to improve their knowledge, joint research - particularly in the fields of Biomedical engineering, value added courses and short term programmes. It also explores the possibility of offering specialized programmes in the field


Vital Bio-systems

The Memorandum of Understanding facilitates in teaching the students about service and calibration of medical equipments, regular guest lectures from the industry experts, internship/inplant training and job opportunities from the industry.

  Name Affiliation Email
Mr. Rajesh Dhamodharasamy Philips
Dr. V. Regina Delcy Consultant
  Name Affiliation
Dr. Ram Rammohan Head MicroBiology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore.
Dr. Anita Raghavan Medical Consultant, Cornea & Refractive Surgery Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore.
Dr. V.R.Saravanan Medical Consultant, Retina & Vitreous Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore.

Curriculum Laboratories :

Human Physiology Laboratory

Pathology and Microbiology Laboratory

Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Equipment Laboratory

Bio Chemistry Laboratory

Digital Image Processing Laboratory

Devices and Circuits Laboratory

Integrated Circuits Laboratory

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Webinar on Give Sight to all-Ensure all are Equal06.11.2020Read More
Webinar on In and Out of N95 mask12.10.2020Read More
Webinar on Opportunities in the Field of Dentistry12.09.2020Read More
Webinar on Journey from Diploma Graduate to Life Saver07.09.2020-09.09.2020Read More
Webinar on Why biomedical Engineering07.09.2020Read More
Webinar on Insights of Applied Life-science and Healthcare05.09.2020Read More
Webinar on Advances in CT18.08.2020Read More
Webinar on Testing and Troubleshooting of Medical Devices15.08.2020Read More
Three day Student Development Program for Polytechnic students27.07.2020 – 09.07.2020Read More
Webinar on Lung Sonogram & COVID-1924.07.2020Read More
Webinar on Deep Learning Techniques for Detecting Pandemic Diseases20.07.2020Read More
Webinar on Indoor Air Quality Maintenance and Improvement for Clean rooms in Hospital and Laboratories11.07.2020Read More
Webinar on How Artificial Intelligence Fights COVID-1910.06.2020Read More
Webinar on Electronics for BME16.05.2020Read More
Webinar on Data Science in Medicine14.05.2020Read More
Webinar on Intro to console multiphysics12.05.2020Read More
Research Methodology and analysis11.05.2020Read More
Webinar on How to write review paper07.05.2020Read More
Webinar on Project to Product05.05.2020Read More
Webinar on Endoscopy Assisted Surgery02.05.2020Read More
Improving productivity skill11.04.2020Read More
Health care awareness programme16.02.2020Read More
Awareness Programme on Corona Virus10.02.2020Read More
Guest Lecture on ‘Opportunities and Relevance in the Medical Devices Industry'07.02.2020Read More
Awareness Programme on Child Abuse04.02.2020Read More
Report on The Rare Blood Group Identification and Awareness Programme01.02.2020Read More
Guest Lecture on ‘Industrial Programming on Medical Robotics’25.01.2020Read More
Guest Lecture on ‘Emerging trends in Biomedical Engineering and the Application’24.01.2020Read More
Report on the Inauguration of the Student’s Association ‘Medico Sapiens’03.01.2020Read More
Report on the Corneal Awareness Program31.08.2019Read More
Report on the Club Activities31.08.2019Read More
Orientation to the first year students of BME07.08.2019Read More
Industrial Visit To Rajiv Gandhi Centre For Biotechnology02.08.2019Read More


Who can Study B.E in Biomedical Engineering at KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology

Tamilnadu Candidates

The candidates must have passed the 12th standard (intermediate) or its equivalent examination from the Government recognized board with the subjects as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with the percentage as 45% (for general candidates), 40% (for backward class including Muslim), 40% (MBC & DNC) and 40% (for SC/ST/SCA) candidates.

Other State Candidates

As the candidates from other states are considered under General Category, a Pass with minimum average marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together as 45% (General Category)

NRI (Non-Resident Indian Category)

The candidate should have passed in all the subjects and scored a minimum average of 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together as in General Category

FN (Foreign National Category)

The candidate should have passed in all the subjects and scored a minimum average of 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together

Eligibility Criteria for Lateral Entry (Direct Second Year) B. E. / B. Tech Programmes

Passed Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in any branch of Engineering and Technology


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