Master of Technology in India

Master of Technology in India

Master of Technology in India
Banita KhanalTue Feb 08 2022

MTech/ Master of Technology in India is a two years post-graduate degree in Engineering that is pursued by students who have passed Bachelor of Technology (BTech) or B.E (Bachelor of Engineering). 

Students can choose specializations related to their Bachelor level. It is a skill-oriented subject that emphasizes practicals. There are lots of good public and private universities that offer the MTech degree in India. 

Some of the popular jobs that can be pursued by MTech graduates in India are- Senior Software Engineer, Software Engineer, Design Engineer, Assistant Professor, Software Developer, Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer, etc.

To get admission in MTech, candidates need to go through a national level entrance exam like -  GATE, TANCET, AP PGECET, GPAT and many more. 

Programme Highlights 

Course Name 

MTech (Master of Technology)

Duration 

2 Years 

Average Fees

1-2 Lakh Per Year 

Top Specializations available 

  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communications Engineering, 
  • Power Engineering

Admission Process 

Entrance Based 

Why Study MTech in India? 

  • Engineering is probably a highly demanded profession all the time. 
  • MTech graduates can either be professional engineers or a manager. 
  • MTech in India teaches technical knowledge about the subject. 
  • MTech graduates get highly paid jobs after they complete the course. 
  • Being an engineer is a prestigious profession in society.

Eligibility for MTech in India 

Though the eligibility criteria vary depending upon the institute, the common eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • Candidates must have completed their BE/BTech degree with a minimum of 50% in the relevant areas. 
  • Many universities ask for valid scores in the Entrance exam.

Entrance Exam for MTech in India 

Following are the entrance exams accepted Indian colleges for MTech: 

  • GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)
  • TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) 
  • UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam)
  • AP PGECET (Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test)
  • IPU CET (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test)
  • OJEE (Odisha Joint Entrance Examination)

Top Colleges for MTech in India 

The table below shows the Top 10 MTech Colleges in India (according to NIRF Ranking 2020)

Rank 

College 

Average Fee per year

1

IIT Madras        

INR 75,200

2

IIT Delhi       

INR 2,25,000

3

IIT Bombay      

INR 2,11,500

4

IIT Kanpur     

INR 2,14,000

5

IIT Kharagpur        

INR 82,000

6

IIT Roorkee 

INR 2,21,700

7

IIT Guwahati        

INR 2,19,350

8

IIT Hyderabad     

INR 2,25,200

9

NIT Trichy      

INR 1,62,000

10

IIT Indore      

INR 2,34,000

 

MTech in India: Specializations

Aerospace Engineering

Eligibility: Candidates must have passed their Bachelors degree in B.Tech/ B.E. in Aerospace, Engineering with a minimum 60% marks, Candidates must appear and qualify for the Entrance Exam - GATE 

Fees Range: 80 K - 8 Lakhs 

Aeronautical Engineering

Eligibility: Candidates must appear and qualify in JEE Entrance Exam, Candidates need to complete a Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering.

 Fees Range: 9. 36 K- 10.52 Lakhs

Electrical Engineering

Eligibility: Candidates must have passed a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering from a recognized board with  a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate, Students must have appeared and qualified the entrance exam like-  JEE, BITSAT, GATE

Fees Range: 3K to 13.7 Lakhs 

Computer Science Engineering

Eligibility: Candidates must qualify for the entrance exam

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, JEE Advanced, VITEEE, BITSAT, GATE

Course Fees: Rs. 2 Lakh to Rs. 6 Lakh for the entire course

Biotechnology Engineering

Course Name: M.Tech or M.E. in BT, M.Tech or M.E. in Clinical Engineering, M.Tech or M.E. in Biochemical Engineering, M.Sc or Master of Science in Life Science, Genetics, Microbiology, Biophysics.

Course Fees Range: INR 15,000-11, 00,000 

Artificial Engineering and Machine Learning

Eligibility: BTech in Computer Science with 60% in aggregate 

Course Fees: 28.4 K to 11.4 Lakhs

Information Technology Engineering

Eligibility: Candidates must have completed a B.E./B.Tech degree in a relevant branch from a recognized university/board.

Average Fees:  6.00 K- 14.93 Lakhs

Other Specializations are: 

  • Chemical Engineering
  • VLSI System Design Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Automobile/Automotive Engineering
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Food Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Colleges, Specializations and Fees: MTech in India 

Below table shows the College name with the course name and Fees in different colleges in India: 

University Name 

Course 

Fees 

Parul University, Gujarat, 

M.Tech (CAD/CAM) 

INR 1.92 Lakh 

SRM University, Chennai

M.Tech (Automotive Hybrid Systems Engineering)

INR 1.2 Lakh 

National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Surathkal

M.Tech ( Design and Precision Engineering)

INR 1.4 Lakh

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Bhubaneswar

M.Tech (Civil Engineering) 

INR 4 Lakhs 

College of Engineering, [COE] Pune

M.Tech (Embedded Control Systems)

INR 1.29 Lakhs 

BMS College of Engineering (BMSCE), Bangalore

M.Tech ( Construction Technology) 

INR 53600

Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad 

M.Tech (Chemical Engineering) 

INR 4.84 Lakhs 

Koneru Lakshmaiah University [KL University], Guntur

M.Tech(Bio-Technology) 

INR 2.2 Lakhs 

Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai

M.Tech (Bioinformatics) 

INR 3.8 Lakhs 

Scope of M.Tech in India 

Being one of the huge fields, technology has become our essentials these days. Therefore there is a huge demand for MTech graduates in the Indian job market. An MTech graduate can apply for jobs like:

  • Project Manager
  • Research Associate
  • Senior Engineer
  • Software Developer                                                                                                                                                      

Some of the job titles and salaries for Master of Technology  are shown below

Job Title 

Salary 

Assistant Professor

INR 3.3 LPA

Food Research Scientist

INR 3.5 LPA

Urban Development Specialist

INR 4 LPA

Software Engineer

INR 3.5 LPA

Design Engineer

INR 3 LPA

Assistant Professor

INR 3.3 LPA

M.Tech in India: Placements

MTech Colleges in India provide a placement opportunity to their students. Some of the top placement companies are as below:

  • Infosys     
  • Accenture     
  • Capgemini
  • TCS     
  • Cognizant    
  •  Dell
  • Wipro     
  • CISCO    
  •  Microsoft
  • Google     
  • Tech Mahindra     
  • Ernst & Young
  • Facebook    
  • Yahoo     
  • Samsung

Comparison Table 

The table below shows the comparison of studying MTech in India Vs MTech in other countries based on the following Parameters 

Parameters 

India 

Abroad (US/ Aus/ Canada)

Course Name 

M.Tech 

MS

Duration 

2 Years

Less than 2 Years 

Eligibility 

BTech in related field 

16 years of education

Admission 

Based on Entrance Exam 

English Language Proficiency Score like - IELTS/TOEFL/PTE

Placement

Yes

Not Always 

 

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