Master of Technology (M.Tech)

About MTech (Master of Technology)

M.Tech is basically a professional postgraduation course or degree which can be pursued after B.Tech, that is, Bachelor of Technology which is itself a four-year degree programme.

Master of Technology (MTech) is a two-year degree programme includes technological research and attract devotees from almost every part of the world and provide them a field to pursue their research in masters in technology.

There are basically two options to pursue the M.Tech degree programme, an aspirant can pursue the M.Tech degree either by part time way or full time way.

Extemporization of current technology and transformation of new technology are the two main objectives of this course.

Specializations Of MTech

If we specifically talk about India there is a number of specializations in M.Tech, all of them are descriptively mentioned below:

MTech in Mechanical Engineering

  • Thermal Engineering
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Material Technology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Product Design and Development
  • Industrial Safety Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering

  • Advanced Communication Systems
  • VLSI System Design
  • Signal Processing
  • Electronic Instrumentation

MTech in Civil Engineering

  • Engineering Structures
  • Construction Technology and Management
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Water resource Engineering
  • Offshore Structures

MTech in Chemical Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
  • Process Control and Instrumentation

Computer Science and Engineering

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Information Security
  • Software Engineering
  • Distributed Computing
  • Image Processing

MTech in Electrical Engineering

  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Power System Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Control Systems
  • Computer Controlled Industrial Power

Benefits Of Pursuing MTech

The requirement of engineers is always high not just in India but all around the world. The reason is because our industry is constantly working on the development and improvement of technologies and we want new ideas with new innovations all the time.

  • BTech degree offers deep technical knowledge to a student to gain a strong grip on their respective subject and to be innovative for future technology development.
  • Once a person become skilled in technical field then he can easily move into managerial role to become more skilled in different arenas for other opportunities.
  • If a person is interested in research field then M.Tech is a good option.
  • If you are working in a core industry you will get the preference for promotion.
  • Tech improves your chances of getting placed in a good company.

Admission Process, Eligibility, And Entrance Examination

Eligibility Criteria

To pursue M.Tech, a person must hold the degree of B.Tech and they should have qualified GATE with a recognized score.

Students who have completed the five year degree programme and received a degree in ( Masters in Science) are also eligible to pursue the M.Tech degree programme.

Entrance Examination

If a student is planning to pursue M.Tech in some of the top colleges in India then he or she has to qualify GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in    Engineering) Examination.

The examination occurs around the month of February. The student can get admission as per their rank in GATE Examination.

Career Options After

The career opportunities for M.Tech graduates and their demand by various companies and research centres are quite high. Some of the fields that an M.Tech graduate can seize the opportunity in are mentioned below-

  • Teaching and learning programmes- M.Tech graduates can apply for assistant professor’s position in many IITs and as well as private colleges as per requirement. If a M.Tech graduate go for PhD programme then they can apply for the professor's post in some renowned colleges.
  • Research programme- M.Tech graduates are required in many technical research programmes for future technical development.
  • Corporate sectors- Many renowned corporate sectors seek for M.Tech graduates in their companies as an engineer to manage and fix technical issues.

Some renowned companies that hire M.Tech graduates are – Tata steel, Tata Motors, Google, Microsoft etc.

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