Health care industry today requires specialized people who understand the emerging technology and possess the essential skills for maintaining, calibrating and customizing Biomedical equipment that are being used and commissioned day by day. This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills that is essential for performing the duties involving medical instrumentation and critical care technologies. The student will understand the latest developments and basic engineering principles of biomedical devices from their physiological basis to diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Students will be able to monitor equipment, record important data, and same vital data to support the physician. Besides, to provide first-aid to patients, handle a variety of injuries, physical ailments, and to refer and transport patients to external facilities for extended treatment.


Programme Education Objective

To enable students to understand the basic scientific principles on which medical instruments and devices are designed for healthcare applications. The program is intended to provide trained manpower for the healthcare industry and research organizations. Besides, to use information technology for managing and monitoring the performance of equipments and related issues. The students will be able to ethically use their understanding of electronics and instrumentation with biomedical sciences in detection and control of diseases. Furthermore, they will be able to continuously improve the knowledge through life-long clinical exposure and will be able to demonstrate their expertise at their workplaces.


Career Opportunities

  • Laboratory Manager
  • Laboratory In-Charge
  • Laboratory Instrument Technical Officer
  • Medical Equipments Controller
  • Research Associate
  • Technology Manager
  • Critical care specialist, etc. across the healthcare industry – in private and government sectors.


Programme Structure

Core Curriculum

Basic Health Science

Human Biology

Anatomy (Osteology, Thorax, Lungs, Heart, Skeleto-muscular system, Excretory system), Physiology (Cells, Blood, Cardio-Vascular System, Reproductive system, Central Nervous system, Endocrine system, Digestive system)



Amino Acids, proteins, carbohydrate, lipid, vitamin, mineral



Cell injury, Cell Death, Inflammation, Immunity disorders, Neoplasia


Clinical Studies

Clinical Microbiology And Infection Control

Importance of infection in an ICU, Agents causing Infection, host, transmission, Biohazardous materials, Sterilisation, Disinfection, Interrupting transmission of infection – role of health care workers, Disposal of infection wastes, HIV-AIDS, Hepatitis A. B, C, Tropical Infections


Diagnostic & Therapeutic Equipments

ECG, EEG, EMG & EMG Acquisition System and Simulator, Galvanic Skin Resistance (GSR) meter, Shortwave and Ultrasonic diathermy, Biotelemetry System, Electrical Safety, Analyzer, Spirometer, Electro Surgical Unit (ESU), Audiometer, Pacemaker System & Simulator, Defibrillator System & Simulator, Digital Storage Oscilloscope, CRO, Pulse Oximeter, pH and Conductivity Meter, Sphygmomanometer, Ultrasound Blood Flow Meter


Clinical Pharmacology

Drugs, Bronchodilators, Mucokinetic agents, Antihistamines, Steroids, ƒ Drugs affecting autonomic nervous system, Inotropic agents, Chronotropic agents, Vasopressors & Vasodilators , Anti-hypertensives, Analgesics; sedatives, Neuromuscular blocking agents, Antiseptic agents, Antimicrobial drugs



Physical chemistry, organic chemistry, Inorganic chemistry



Series and sequence, basic statistics, numerical methods, complex analysis, discreate mathematics, single and several variable


Computer Science

Basic Programing language, data structure, computer organisation and artitechture, computer networks, microprocessor and micro-controllers, embedded medical systems


Instrumentation for Care

Power Electronics

Power semiconductor devices, phase control convertors, DC to DC convertor, chopper circuit, buck-bost regulator, resonant converter, inverters, PWM technique, UPS,AC to AC converter, cyclo converter


Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics

Analysis of DC electrical Circuits, magnetic circuits, electromagnetic induction, AC circuits, semiconductor devices, Basic electronic circuits and instrumentation, Diode, BGT, Rectrifier, Amplifier, Communication System, Radio and mobile communication

Photonics in Biomedical Instruments

Optoelectronic devices and circuits, LASER, Fluroscence microscope, MEMS, Optical Sensors, Fiber Optic Sensor, Polarisation Technique


Instrumentation of Artificial Organs

Artificial Heart, Prosthetic Cardiac Valves, Limb prosthesis, Externally Powered limb Prosthesis, Dental Implants


Clinical Scenarios

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM (Respiratory Failure, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, Chronic bronchitis etc), CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM (Congestive cardiac failure, Pulmonary oedema, Pulmonary hypertension, Pulmonary embolism, Ischemic heart disease etc), nervous system (cerbrovascular disease, neurological failure, coma, strok etc), Gastrointestinal, hepatic, pancreas (hepatic coma, pancreatitis etc), renal failure in icu, endocrine & metabolic (hypoglycaemia, hyperglycemia) haematology (haemaological malignancies, neutropenia, coagulopathy), snake bite, scorpion sting, poisoning




Programme Type - UG

Duration - 3 years

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