How is Academics in Foreign Universities Different from Indian Institute of Technologies (IIT)?

According to a new employability survey by Aspiring Minds in 2019, more than 80% of Indian graduates are unemployable. With the world venturing out into the Industrial Revolution 4.0, there is a huge skill gap in India. Although the education minister Prakash Javadekar has made it mandatory for Indian students to pursue at least 3 […]

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Working As A Biomedical Engineer in Apple

22 January 2020 I was interviewed by Apple for the Manufacturing Engineer Graduate Role in Cork, Ireland. The job profile required a Biomedical engineer graduate with experience in Computer-Aided Design (CAD), exposure to manufacturing and knowledge of lean six sigma for operational excellence. A few of my readers asked me if the technology giants like […]

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid In Your Statement of Purpose (SoP)

Mistakes in your Statement of Purpose (SoP) or Personal Statement for a postgraduate programme can mar your dreams. For the past 1 year, right after entering grad school, I have reviewed over 20 SoPs. Time and again, I come across silly mistakes that candidates make in their SoPs which may hurt their chances. This article […]

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Essential Skillsets Required for Your First Biotech Job

The biotech sector mainly includes MedTech and Biopharmaceutical companies. Biotech companies hire graduates in manufacturing, engineering (maintenance), quality, operations, Research & Development (R&D) and Supply Chain. Are you a recent graduate looking to get into a biopharmaceutical company or medical device development company? This article will not only give you an insight into the biotech […]

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CEMACUBE Master In Biomedical Engineering: Insider’s Perspective

Research in universities across the world is limited by funds and for an interdisciplinary area like Biomedical Engineering collaborations between universities is highly crucial to capitalize on the diverse set of expertise. CEMACUBE is the Common European Master’s in Biomedical Engineering that seeks to achieve this goal. CEMACUBE is a dual degree Master’s programme where […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Apply To Foreign Universities?

Pursuing post-graduation in a foreign university involves a significant investment of time and money. Since the application process requires Letters of Recommendations from professors and your employers, you have to pester those people time and again. Disclaimer: This post is relevant only to the postgraduate applicants and may not be a great resource for undergraduate […]

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JN Tata Endowment for Higher Education Interview Experience

Getting funds to finance your postgraduate study abroad is challenging. I have seen many talented bunches of students settling for lower ranked universities unable to afford the high cost of attendance. One of my seniors from Mechanical Engineering at IIT (BHU) had an exceptional profile with a GPA of 9.85 and received an admission offer […]

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Skills Required For Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering can broadly be viewed as an amalgam of following three streams: Design Engineering Production Engineering Industrial Management Most streams you have heard of like robotics, automobile engineering, aerospace engineering or bioengineering can be grouped into one of the above three streams. For example, ‘Medical Device Development’ is a key area of research in […]

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Ultimate Guide To Tissue Engineering Master’s

I am pursuing a Common European Joint Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering with specialization in Tissue Engineering at RWTH Aachen Germany and Trinity College Dublin. Transitioning from Mechanical Engineering to Tissue Engineering has not been an easy ride for me, but it was something I had anticipated before delving into it. When I was a […]

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