General Prospects of M.Tech in India


Master of Technology is a postgraduate degree program. The course helps an aspirant to specialize in any engineering and technology subject to be familiar with the vast applications of the concerned subject. Many Engineering colleges and institutes offer the program and students can pursue the program as a part time program or on a regular basis.

The general trend that we could find in IT industries as well as the core-based companies of other sectors is the utmost exploitation of the technically proficient professionals. The postgraduate degree may help aspirants to gain expertise that is more technical. Moreover, this situation has ultimately resulted in the increased need of M Tech degree in our country. Now-a-days, a good number of the B Tech holders pursue the M Tech programs for making advancements in their career.

Duration of the M Tech program in India

Aspirants can complete the M Tech program within 2 years, with 4 semesters. The assessments of the M Tech program are made at the end of each semester. The evaluation for the M Tech program is based on the aspirant’s performance in the final tests conducted at the end of each semester, assignment and seminar scores and project marks.

Eligibility criterion for pursuing M Tech in India.

The pre-requisite criterion to study the M Tech program in India is a pass in the B Tech program in the concerned disciplines. Candidates are supposed to have completed the graduate program in engineering from a recognized institute. In addition, they should also appear for the GATE exam. Only those who have a valid GATE score can expect M Tech admissions in reputed engineering institutes.

Specializations in M Tech. in India

Given below is the list of specializations available in the M Tech program.

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Bio Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • VLSI Design
  • Power Systems
  • Power Electronics, Machines and Drives
  • Chemical Process and Plant Design
  • Environmental Process Design
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Control and Automation
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Design Engineering
  • Computer Aided Structural Analysis and Design
  • Geomatics
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Geo-Technical Engineering
  • Power Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering (CAD/CAM)

Career Scope after M Tech in India

In India, a wide range of career opportunities is coming forth day-by-day for M Tech professionals. They can search out for occupations in government sector, private or multi-national companies. Although the post graduation course has ample scope in India, most of these professionals prefer working abroad as they can earn much overseas.



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3 Responses to “General Prospects of M.Tech in India”

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    Sir,I’m a B.Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from WBUT.I qualified GATE 2012 in Instrumentation and got chance in Jadavpur University for M.E. in Power Engineering.I got a job in Cognizant during B.Tech from campus but am totally not interested to join IT industry.Either I want to get a job in core industry or want to pursue a Ph.D in hope of earning a considerable amount.But I am totally confused what to do next after completing Ph.D.Shall I be able to get a chance to become a faculty in technical institutes after pursuing B.Tech and M.E. from different departments?If yes, which department then,Instrumentation or Power?

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    Amit Mukherjee:

    Presently I’m doing a job(Electrical Field) in a MNC Company.But I’m very much interested in doing Part time M.Tech. Can anybody guide me whether this M.Tech will be beneficial(for getting higher salary jobs or better profile jobs like design in India or abroad) for me in future or not? Can I do P.Hd(in India or abroad) based on this Part time M.Tech degree? Or will this degree be accepted if I want to be an engineering college faculty later on?Please guide me if you can.I need these information badly.

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    Hello,sir my self Abhishek from mumbai i have been completed BE(Mech) from mumbai university. I got the admission in VJTI for Mtech(CAD/CAM,Automation). What is future scope, is there placement, can i take the admission, is their job opportunity for Mtech(CAD/CAM) student. Please advise me i am full cofused what to do.
    Thank you.