Steps to join M.Tech course after B.Tech


B.Tech and M.Sc graduates need to appear for various entrance exams as a first step to qualify for the M.Tech course. The students have to prepare very well to crack the competitive entrance tests and to get into top Institutes.

Step I: Applying for the M.Tech entrance exam

The first step is to apply for the various entrance exams. GATE score is accepted in most institutes. However certain universities like Calicut University, GGSIPU conduct their own entrance exams for admitting students for M.Tech course. There are some state level exams like Karnataka CET and TANCET too. With the scores obtained in these exams they can apply to the concerned colleges. The corresponding institution will put up a rank list and the admission will be based on the position of the students in the list.

There are options to get the application form from the corresponding zonal GATE website. The application is to be made online and relevant certificates have to be attached while submitting the application. For other institutes the application form and payment details will be given in the concerned website itself.

Step II: Applying to Institutes

On receiving the entrance exam score the candidates will need to apply to the various institutes. In case the entrance exam is conducted by the institute itself then there is no need to apply separately to the institute.

Reputed Institutes offering M.Tech Course

  • Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Mumbai
  • Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Madras
  • Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Roorkee
  • Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Science
  • National Institute of Technology-NIT Tiruchirapalli
  • Indian School of Mines University
  • National Institute of Technology-NIT Warangal
  • National Institute of Technology-NIT Surathkal
  • Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology-VNIT
  • Manipal Institute of Technology
  • Indian Statistical Institute
  • Thapar University

Preparation Tips for the entrance exam

The students should build up a good study plan to crack the competitive entrance exams. They should have a thorough systematic plan to cover up each and every topic included in the test syllabus. Previous question papers of these exams can be collected from book shops or else they can access it online. The students should aim to attempt maximum number of questions within the restricted time allotted for them to complete the exam. They should maintain good accuracy level as well. For this they need to practice a lot of questions from the previous question papers and also from standard guides that are available in the market. The study place chosen by them should be an ideal one and assure that no distractions will be there. The revision time must be utilized to the maximum as well.



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3 Responses to “Steps to join M.Tech course after B.Tech”

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    Which book should I study from to prepare for mtech entrance exam of GGSIPU.. I am a ece student.

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    Which should I study from to prepare for mtech entrance exam of GGSIPU

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    i have 8544 AIR and 92.22 percentile in GATE 2012 (Electrical).Which college can i get through this?