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.

Department Vision and Mission:


“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.

Department Areas of Expertise

  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Physiological Signal Processing
  • Medical Imaging/Image Processing
  • Biomaterials and nanotechnology

External Collaborations

  • 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.

Placement Details

The department is well supported by the institute placement team. The placement team is headed by Associate Director (Industrial Liaison, Placement & Practice School) and oversees the entire placement process in the institution with the help of department coordinators. Students are provided with opportunities for Internships, Placements, Pre-placement offers (PPO) in core companies and ITES. Some of the major recruiters and/internships for the department are Baxter, BIS Research, Siemens Healthineers, Bangalore, Medtronic, Philips Innovation, GE Healthcare etc.


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.