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The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Manipal Institute of Technology came into existence as a separate entity on 9 August, 1999. The students at the department are trained to be engineers with a strong mathematical background, while also learning about clinical subjects in medicine.


The department offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs, accredited by the NBA constituted by the AICTE.



“To become a center of excellence in teaching and research in Biomedical Engineering”



To provide professional education in Biomedical Engineering, through a curriculum balanced in theory and practice, strong in the fundamentals of engineering while training sufficiently in the essence of medical sciences, to cater to the current healthcare-necessities of the society, through innovation and research in collaboration with medical practitioners.


Key features

  • Multidisciplinary program
  • Biomedical Engineering students have an opportunity to work on real-life problems and healthcare.



  • BoP program
  • Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
  • Manipal Life Sciences Centre, Manipal
  • Dr Reddy’s Life Sciences Centre, University of Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad
  • Xerox Research Center Webster, New York, USA
  • The department is exploring various collaborative projects/academic exchanges/programs/symposia with reputed Universities in Europe.


core competencies

  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Physiological Signal Processing
  • Medical Imaging/Image Processing
  • Biomaterials.


The Department of Biomedical Engineering, MIT offers the following programs:


B.Tech - Biomedical Engineering


M.Tech - Biomedical Engineering




World-class laboratories give learning a practical dimension

Innovation Centre

State-of-the-art Innovation Centre to facilitate multi-disciplinary research


Libraries have excellent resources for reference and study


Paper tree - A green initiative by MIT students of MUTBI

Computing Facility

Wi-fi campus with modern computing and digital facilities

Research & Publications

The areas of research are Medical Image Processing, Physiological Signal processing, Medical instrumentation, Biomaterials/Tissue Engineering.