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Avenues to M. Tech in India

Candidates must know which entrance test to take for admissions to an M. Tech. As it is very important to do post graduation from recognized universities especially when it come M. Tech.

The degree of M. tech can either be academic or professional depending upon the University or institute from which you are pursuing it. To get admission to a reputed university for M. tech, candidate must choose which entrance exam to take for the same.

Avenues to M. Tech

Candidates are required to take an entrance test for getting admission into M tech course. There are various avenues to M. tech in India. Some of the options available to the under graduates are:










And many more like above mentioned. It completely depends upon the candidate which exam to take. Many candidates prefer to take GATE for the same.


GATE or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is a test to check the understanding of under graduate students in various under graduate subjects.

It helps in taking admissions in M. Tech from institutes like IIT, IISc, BHEL, NITs, CFITs and some other private institutes or universities which accept the GATE score. The GATE exam is the only qualifying exam to get admissions to IITs, the most premier engineering institutes in the world. IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, etc. are the most sought after IITs in the country.

Admissions through GATE over non GATE

Candidates can also apply for other entrance exams too. But GATE exam has some advantages. They are mentioned below:

· It has a wide acceptability all over India in large number of institutes.

· GATE score is valid for three years.

· It also has accountability at the time of PSU recruitment.

· Candidates who have taken GATE exam have a privilege over those with non GATE takers.

The article below deals with GATE exam and how to take it in detail.


GATE exam has a very simple procedure like other exams. Candidates has to meet the eligibility criteria which includes a must have bachelor degree. The GATE Syllabus aims at assessing a candidates technical know how inengineering.

GATE aspirant, after meeting the eligibility requirements, must fill the application form. It will register him as an official candidate for GATE exam. The exam requires:

1. Registration as new user on the official website.

2. Filling up of application form with personal and academic details asked.

3. Uploading the documents like photograph and signature in a proper manner.

4. Payment of the application fee online.

GATE- some other essentials:

Like other entrance exams held for M tech, the process of GATE exam also runs likewise with releasing of admit card followed by the GATE exam at the exam center chosen by the candidate iself.

Candidates preparing for GATE exam can begin with knowing the syllabus followed by the exam pattern. This helps in boosting up the confidence and prevents panic at the time you start attempting the GATE exam.

Candidates must prepare well for GATE exam so as to score good percentile. Better is GATE percentile, more are the chances of securing seat in a good institute for M tech.