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BVU-Drexel – Pune, India

Between Drexel University (DU) (United States) and Bharati Vidyapeeth University (BVU) (India)

This is Drexel University’s International Collaborative Master of Science Program with Bharati Vidyapeeth University (BVU) of Pune (India). During this two-year program, the students will study the Drexel approved curriculum at BVU campus in Pune, India in the first year. In the second year students land at Drexel University campus for the completion of remaining studies. The successful students would be awarded a Drexel MS degree in Biomedical Engineering.

About Drexel University

Drexel University is consistently ranked among top 100 (82nd best Engineering School), and 15 largest private universities in the USA. Founded in 1891 and headquartered at Philadelphia, PA, Drexel now engages with students, academicians, scientists, and community around the world. Drexel is one of Philadelphia’s major engines for economic development in the region. Drexel holds very high standards in education, research and innovation; and is one of the oldest and most successful providers of online degree programs. Founded in 1961 as the United States’ first Biomedical Engineering and Science Institute, Drexel BIOMED has been recognized as a model of interdisciplinary collaboration within Drexel University. Biomedical Engineering Master’s Program of Drexel is ranked among top programs in the United States and having high diversity on campus. Drexel Biomed is also popular for their innovation and technology commercialization in this field.

About BVU

BVU is an autonomous deemed to be university having multiple campuses, and headquartered at Pune, metropolitan city of India. BVU is conveniently located in proximity of Mumbai (Bombay). BVU’s College of Engineering is among top 100 engineering institutes of India (83rd) and ranked consistently high for outreach and inclusion (2nd), graduate outcomes (83rd), and perception (93rd) at the national level. BVU is among first few institutions who started pioneering an undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering in India; and now has taken a forward step with International Graduate Education in Biomedical Engineering in partnership with Drexel University of Philadelphia (United States).

Application Requirements

For Candidates: During this MS in Biomedical Engineering program, the students will complete a minimum 15 or more course credits at BVU College of Engineering, Pune, that are pre-approved for this program through DU-BVU project or in consultation with graduate program directors. The student needs to apply online, showing their intention through mentioning the DU-BVU Collaborative Project in the statement letter. For any other help please contact the DU-BVU Project Director (Suresh Joshi -, Associate Director for Graduate Programs (Natalia Broz - or Associate Dean (Andres Kriete -

The application process starts in November prior to academic year, on rolling basis and will be continued on case basis through May 15 of the proposed academic year.

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Coursework at BVU

Bharati Vidyapeeth Eagle

Bharati Vidyapeeth University (BVU) College of Engineering
Pune, India

The classes eligible for credit transfer (minimum or more than 15 course credits) are taken as part of engineering curriculum with prior approval. These are: Linear Algebra and Random Processes, Image and Video Processing, Modeling and Simulation, Product Designing and Development, Control Systems, Optimization for Engineering Design, Machine Learning, Research Foundation, Nano-Biology, Nano-Science and Nano-Technology, Applied Mathematics for Chemical Engineering, Advance Mass Transfer.

Coursework at Drexel University

Drexel Dragon

School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Philadelphia, PA, US

For a list of mandatory and elective course of MS Biomedical Engineering, please view the Plan of Study. A minimum 30 course credits are required from Drexel. Depending upon the course student has successfully completed at BVU, the Drexel graduate director will advise about which Drexel courses the student has to take and complete. The students are advised to contact Graduate Program Director at Drexel upon admission.

Overview of Program Residencies

Prior to Start: Apply Directly To Drexel University or Through BVU. The application process starts in November prior to academic year, on rolling basis and will be continued on case basis through May 15 of the proposed academic year.

Year 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
(Sep – Jan)
(Jan – Jun)
Year 2
Term 1
Term 2
Term 3
(Sep – Dec)
(Jan – Mar)
(Apr – Jun)
MS Student receives Drexel degree at graduation

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Meet a Biomed Dragon
Studying Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Chiranjiv Chevli

Chiranjiv Chevli

MS in Biomedical Engineering, Coulter Fellow

Aarti Kamath

Aarti Kamath

MS in Biomedical Engineering, Graduate Co-op