Biomedical engineering integrates the engineering ideology & design ideas to biology and medication for healthcare purpose. This discipline brings engineers and physicians together to upgrade healthcare and save lives. This program is especially designed for those students who are interested in technology and have passion in medicine.
Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering is a comparatively new disciple throughout the world. In Nepal, Purbanchal University offers this course from College of Biomedical Engineering & Applied Sciences. It is a four year program that equips students with an in-depth understanding in medicinal sciences & life sciences disciplines, engineering, along with a primary & fundamental background in basic sciences. The program requires the study of physiology, diseases and human anatomy along with multiple engineering disciplines, including mechanical, computer, electronics and electrical. It includes rehabilitation engineering, drug delivery systems, drug regulation; plasma, tissue, and cellular & molecular engineering as well.
In Nepal, this course is only offered at College of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Science in Handigaun, Kathmandu and it charges NRs. 5,50,000 for four years of education.
Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering program under Purbanchal University in Nepal.
Following the graduation from Purbanchal University, the graduates are anticipated to be capable to:
Students with this degree are anticipated to have:
An applicant from both Biology and Maths streams of I.Sc or intermediate are eligible to apply for admission to this program.
Due to the increasing technology & its application to medical devices and equipment, the demand for biomedical engineers is anticipated to increase in near future. However, this degree holder has varied job options at present and they are greatly sought after in the global market. In the context of Nepal, medical device companies and hospitals are actually in need of qualified biomedical engineers.
Following the completion of this program, grads can seek a job in medical colleges, nursing homes, medical device industries and hospitals. Moreover, students even have the option to further continue their education by specializing in Bio-mechanics, Medical Electronics, and Medical Physics etc. after completing Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering.
In most of the countries around the globe, a license is a must in order to practice Biomedical engineering professionally. Licensing normally needs completion of an accredited four-year bachelor's program, passing a slew of exams and serving for few years.
Divya Gyan College
The British College
Padmashree Int'l College
Thames Int'l College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Shubhashree Int'l College
New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Triton Int'l College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Apollo Int'l College