M.E/M.Tech - Engineering

M.Tech - Master of Technology which is one of the highly popular and credible post graduate program in respective discipline. M. Tech is among the universal accepted post graduate degree program being offered by all top rated universities and colleges. Most of the m. tech courses are of 2 years of duration where the students need to pass through their extensive education in particular field of engineering or technology.

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M.Tech Degree as it is a high cadre qualification. If you are only a B.Tech it would apparently take years of experience for you to reach to such a position. M Tech is what makes you a specialist in your work area and gives you an edge over others with Bachelor's degrees.

What is M.E.?

Master of Engineering degree (abbreviated MEng., M.E. or M.Eng.) can be either an academic or professional master's degree in the field of engineering.

Master of Engineering or Master of Technology or Master of Science in Technology or Master of Science in Engineering degree is a postgraduate program in engineering or technology field. This is generally a 2-year (2.5 years for M.Sc.Eng.) specialization program in a specific branch of engineering or a technical field. Students typically enter the M.Eng./M.Tech./M.Sc.Eng. /M.Sc.Tech. programs after completing a 4-year undergraduate program in engineering resulting in the award of a Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology degree, or a 5-year program in Science or Applied Sciences resulting in the award of a Master of Science degree.

What is the difference between ME and M.Tech?

Previously some universities gave ME as Master in engineering and some other universities gave M.Tech (Master in technology) both post graduate degrees in engineering. Initially IITs gave B.Tech and M.Tech. Now every varsity gives that. Only the name matters. When I studied Keral University gave B.Sc (Engineering) for a five year course in engineering. Many people mistaken it as ordinary B.Sc.

M.E. is usually designed for students who plan for employment upon graduation and who are already in the engineering workforce. It aims to develop business awareness and it normally focuses on engineering ground. A degree in M.E. not only helps in getting a lucrative job in the field of interest but also help in continuing research work in respective fields. It includes a lot of practical work.

The major objective of this programmer is to produce Research Engineers who can get the position of "Technologist" in the industries and research institutes.

But you look at the syllabus of both you will find lots of similarities between both.

How to Get Admission in B.Tech:

There are many colleges in India that offer postgraduate degree in M.Tech and for the same a number of entrance examinations are also conducted in the country. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is one of the most popular engineering entrance examination for admissions to M.Tech courses in IITs.

Some of the popular M.Tech Entrance Examinations:

  • GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) for M.Tech and PhD programmes
  • IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc)
  • BITS HD (Birla Institute of Technology & Science Higher Degree Exam)
  • UPES MEET (UPES M.Tech Engineering Entrance Test)
  • DAIICT (Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology) Entrance Examination
  • AUCET (Andhra University Common Entrance Test)
  • KIITEE (KIIT University Entrance Exam)
  • SRMGEET (SRM Graduate Engineering Entrance Test)
  • TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test)
  • IITH PGEE (IIIT Hyderabad Post-Graduate Entrance Exam)
  • VITMEE (VIT Masters Entrance Exam)
  • GITAM (Gitam Admission Test)
  • CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech)
  • PU CET (PG) Punjab University
  • HPCET (Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test)
  • IPU CET (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University)
  • Karnataka PGCET (Post Graduate Common Entrance Test)
  • WBUT PGET (West Bengal University of Technology Post Graduate Entrance Test)

Eligibility Of the M.Tech:

Candidates must hold a B.E. / B.Tech / AMIE or equivalent degree in the appropriate disciplines / branches mentioned below for the respective courses. Candidates must have minimum 55% marks in average (50% for SC/ST) in graduation.

Duration of M. Tech:

Masters of Technology is a 2 years long course divided into 4 semesters. Each year is divided into two semesters.

Top 10 M.Tech colleges in India

Rank   Name Of College Address Official Website
1 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076 www.iitb.ac.in
2 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) IIT Delhi Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110 016 www.iitd.ac.in
3 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) IIT Kanpur, Nankari, Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016 www.iitk.ac.in
4 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP) IIT KGP, Post Technology, Paschim Medinipur, Kharagpur, West Bengal 721302 www.iitkgp.ac.in
5 Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) IIT Madras, Delhi Avenue, Indian Institute Of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600036 www.iitm.ac.in
6 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) IIT Roorkee, Century Road, Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667 www.iitr.ac.in
7 Indian Institute of Technology-Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) IIT-BHU, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005 iitbhu.ac.in
8 Indian School of Mines (ISM) Ism Dhanbad Internal Rd, Sardar Patel Nagar, Dhanbad, Jharkhand 826004 www.ismdhanbad.ac.in
9 Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering & Technology) Sai Complex, La Block, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal www.jaduniv.edu.in
10 Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211004 www.mnnit.ac.in

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