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M.Tech Course Details: Admissions, Eligibility, Duration and Fees

If you plan to apply for an M.Tech course and want to know more about it, then you are at the right place. In this post, we have explained everything you need to know about M.Tech.

M.Tech Course

M.Tech full form is Master of Technology. It is a professional postgraduate engineering degree for candidates who have completed a 2-year study in disciples of engineering. It is awarded for a specific branch of engineering.

This degree in India is offered in various specializations, including Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, VLSI, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering.

Candidates can take up this course as a regular full-time degree, or sponsored full-time degree, or Part-Time degree, or Project Staff (For those who are presently working on sponsored projects)

Those working diploma holders or holders with specific work experience can apply for this program.

This degree is regulated by the University Grants Commission of India (UGC), the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). Candidates need to appear for various national-level/state-level/institute-level engineering entrance exams to get admission to these courses.

Difference between M.E. and M.Tech

ME full form is Master of Engineering while MTech stands for Master of Technology. The major difference between M.E. and M.Tech is given here.

Difference between M.Tech and M.E.

M.E. MTech
ME is the abbreviation for Masters of Engineering. M.Tech is the abbreviation for Masters of Technology.
It is knowledge-oriented. It is skill-oriented.
M.E. is a good option for students who want to do a job after M.E. and are already part of a job. M.Tech is a good option for students who want to become Research Engineers and be hired as “Technologists” in the industries and research institutes.
It emphasizes in-depth concept clarification of facts. It emphasizes the exposure of conceptual knowledge.
It is offered by private universities or self-affiliated colleges It is offered by colleges/universities affiliated with various universities.
Majorly theory-based study. Use of technology and other aided stuff.

Required Skillset for M.E./MTech

Ability to communicate – verbal and written Acquaintance with Industry Standards
Leadership and Management Skills Giving and receiving feedback
Knowledge of the subjects studied in B.E./B.Tech. Teamwork
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Commitment and Desire to Learn
Creativity Multifaceted Exposure
Acquaintance with Computers and I.T. Attention to detail

Eligibility Criteria for MTech

  • For the M.Tech program, the applicants must have obtained at least a college-level Bachelor’s degree in Technology (B.Tech) or B.E. in the relevant field.
  • Applicants with an M.Sc degree in Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent can apply.
  • MCA students can also apply for specializations available in areas of computer science engineering.

M.Tech Entrance Exams

Those who want admission to M.Tech courses must appear for the GATE exam. It is a national-level engineering entrance exam for those who want to get admission in P.G. and doctorate-level courses at IITs, NITs, and IIITs.

This exam is conducted by 7 IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee) and IISc, Bangalore.

Various government and private institutes also accept GATE scores for M.Tech programs. Moreover, various public sector units also recruit engineers through GATE.

Other Entrance Exam for M.Tech

  • AJEE: AISECT Joint Entrance Exam
  • AP PGECET: Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
  • AP PGECET: Andhra Pradesh Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
  • AUCET: Andhra University Common Entrance Test
  • AUEET: Andhra University Engineering Entrance Test
  • BHU PET: Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test
  • BITS HD: Birla Institute of Technical Science Higher Degree
  • CUCET: The Central Universities Common Entrance Test
  • DSAT: Dayananda Sagar Admission Test
  • GAT: GITAM Admission Test
  • Gujarat PGCET: Gujarat Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
  • IIITH PGEE: International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad Postgraduate Entrance Examination
  • IPU CET: Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test
  • ITM NEST: ITM National Entrance and Scholarship Test
  • IUET: Integral University Entrance Test
  • JNUEE: Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination
  • JUEE: Jagannath University Entrance Exam
  • Karnataka PGCET: Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
  • KARNATAKA PGCET: Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
  • KIITEE: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination
  • OJEE: Odisha Joint Entrance Examination
  • PU CET: Panjab University Undergraduate Common Entrance Test
  • SRMJEEE PG: SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Exam, postgraduate
  • TANCET: Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test
  • TS PGECET: Telangana Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
  • TS PGECET: Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
  • TUEE: Tezpur University Entrance Exam
  • UKSEE: Uttarakhand State Entrance Examination
  • UPCATET: Uttar Pradesh Combined Agriculture And Technology Entrance Test
  • UPES DAT: University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Design Aptitude Test
  • UPSEE: Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination.
  • VEE: ‎VELS Entrance Examination
  • VITMEE: VIT University Master’s Entrance Examination

Course Curriculum for M.Tech

The course curriculum for every M.Tech specialization is different. Here is the syllabus:

Electronics and Communication Engineering Process Control and Instrumentation Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering Software Engineering
Electrical Engineering Power Systems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Thermal Engineering
Chemical Engineering  VLSI System Design

M.Tech Subjects

  • Transportation Systems Engineering
  • Thermal-fluidic Sciences
  • Technology Management for ECE
  • Structural Engineering
  • Semester in Strategic Operations
  • Nanosystems
  • Micro and Nanoscale Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Information Technology
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geohydrology
  • Financial Engineering
  • Environmental Processes
  • Environmental Geophysics
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology
  • Environmental and Water Resources Systems Engineering
  • Engineering Mathematics and Modeling
  • Energy Economics and Engineering
  • Energy and Sustainable Development
  • Dynamics, Controls, and Robotics
  • Drug Delivery and Cellular/Tissue Engineering
  • Data Mining and Analytical Marketing
  • Complex System Development
  • Biomedical Materials and Mechanics
  • Bioinstrumentation/ diagnostics
  • Astronautics
  • Applied Operations Research

M.Tech Specialization Courses

  • Transportation Systems Engineering
  • Thermal-fluidic Sciences
  • Technology Management for ECE
  • Structural Engineering
  • Semester in Strategic Operations
  • Nanosystems
  • Micro and Nanoscale Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Information Technology
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geohydrology
  • Financial Engineering
  • Environmental Processes
  • Environmental Geophysics
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology
  • Environmental and Water Resources Systems Engineering
  • Engineering Mathematics and Modeling
  • Energy Economics and Engineering
  • Energy and Sustainable Development
  • Dynamics, Controls, and Robotics
  • Drug Delivery and Cellular/Tissue Engineering
  • Data Mining and Analytical Marketing
  • Complex System Development
  • Biomedical Materials and Mechanics
  • Bioinstrumentation/ diagnostics
  • Astronautics
  • Applied Operations Research

Top Colleges for M.Tech

The following colleges are considered the best colleges for pursuing MTech in India:

  • Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

M.Tech Job Profiles

The job opportunities for M.Tech graduates are huge in technical fields. Besides working as engineers, the MTech graduates are hired as consultants, subject matter experts, researchers, managers, etc. 

Here are some of the popular job profiles:

Computer Science Engineer Chief Engineer
Assistant Engineer Lecturer
Executive Engineer Researcher
Software Engineer Ceramic Engineer
Mechanical Engineer Software Developer
Electronics Engineer Civil Engineer
Mining Engineer Production Engineer
Electronics and Communication Engineer Automobile Engineer

Companies Recruiting M.Tech Graduates

Every company – private or government, big or small recruits engineers in various capacities. Following is the list of companies that recruit M.Tech Graduates:

Google Morgan Stanley
Apple Schlumberger
Microsoft ITC Limited
Infosys Technologies Sysmex
IBM Global Services ISRO
Accenture Services Mahindra and Mahindra Limited
HCL Technologies Triveni Turbine Limited
Qualcomm ICICI
Samsung HSBC
Intel Siemens
EXL Flipkart
Amazon Cairn
Mckinsey Knowledge Centre Rubrik and Uber

M.Tech Salary

With an MTech degree, you can acquire a rewarding compensation bundle. Pay relies on your activity profile, understanding, abilities, information, and area. On the off chance that you are working for a corporate organization, at that point, your pay bundle will be Rs. 4 to 6 lacs for each annum, contingent on the association for which you are working. In a showing profession as an associate professor, you can gain Rs. 25,000 to 40,000/ – as pay. Compensation may increment with the long stretches of experience.

Best Books for MTech

Name of the Book Name of the Author
CAD/CAM: Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing M.Groover, E.Zimmers
Chemical Process and Design Handbook James Speight
Distributed Computing Sunita Mahajan, Seema Shah
Fluid Mechanics R.K. Bansal, Frank M.White
Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing: A Practical Approach with Examples in MATLAB Wiley-Blackwell
Heat Transfer Cengel
Introduction to Software Engineering Ronald J. Leach
Production Engineering Swadesh Singh
The Biomedical Engineering Handbook Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson
The CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering Frank Kreith
Thermodynamics P.K.Nag
VLSI Design Pratima Manhas, Shaveta Thakral

Conclusion

M.Tech full form is Master of Technology. It is a professional postgraduate engineering degree for candidates who have completed a 2-year study in disciples of engineering. The applicants must have obtained at least a college-level Bachelor’s degree in Technology (B.Tech) or B.E. in the relevant field.

Here in this post, we have explained everything you need to know about M.Tech courses in detail.

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