MTech Admission 2021 is based on a national or a state level entrance exam. Candidates can either sit for a national level entrance exam such as GATE or any state level exam such as PGCET, UPCET etc.
MTech admission process has commenced for various institutes. MTech Admission at IIT Bombay and IIT Madras have already been completed and their offer letters are also released for the academic session of 2021-2023.
GATE, UPCET, TS PGECET etc are some of the entrance exams that are conducted to enroll students for MTech courses. Candidates can apply for any of the entrance exam to apply at various MTech colleges in India
MTech or Master of Technology is one of the most common courses among engineering students. After the completion of MTech, candidates are given several opportunities by leading enterprises in the banking, engineering, public and private sectors. Other than that, students can also choose to pursue further studies such as PhD courses.
Top MTech Colleges: Application Deadline
|College||Exam Accepted||Application Status|
|IIT Madras||GATE||April 2021- May 10, 2021|
|IIT Delhi||GATE||April 2021- May 10, 2021|
|NIT Trichy||GATE||May 13, 2021- June 11, 2021|
|VIT Vellore||VITEEE/GATE||April 2021- May 14, 2021|
|Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute Of Technology, Surat||GATE||January 2021- February 14, 2021|
|Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi||GATE||March 31, 2021- June 10, 2021|
|Visvesvaraya National Institute Of Technology, Nagpur||GATE||June 7 – 28, 2021|
|Indian Institute Of Engineering Science And Technology, West Bengal||GATE||June 2021|
|College Of Engineering, Pune||GATE||January 2021- February 14, 2021|
|Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology, Allahabad||GATE||February 10, 2021 - June 8, 2021|
MTech Admission 2021: Important Dates
|College||Admission Process||Application Status|
|UPES, Dehradun||GATE||July 2021|
|VIT Vellore||VITEEE/GATE||April 2021- May 14, 2021|
|IISc. Bangalore||GATE||February 22 - March 30, 2021|
|IIT Guwahati||GATE||March 16 - April 18, 2021|
|IIT Patna||GATE||April 10 - April 27, 2021|
|NIT Trichy||CCMT||June 07, 2021- July 05, 2021|
|IIIT Bangalore||GATE||April 03 - June 14, 2021|
|LPU, Jalandhar||LPUNEST||June 06- July 15, 2021|
|GD Goenka||GD Goenka Scholarship Test||January - May 2021|
MTech Admission 2021: Entrance Exam Schedule
Applicants are recommended to review the list of entrance examinations for MTech admissions 2021 before going through the admission process. The following list lists all MTech entrance exams 2021 at the national and state level.
|Name of the Entrance Exam||Exam Date||Application Date|
|GATE 2022||February 2022||September-October 2021|
|UPCET 2021||September 5 – 6, 2021||April 1- July 15, 2021 (Closed)|
|AP PGECET 2021||September 27 – 30, 2021||July 19 – August 19, 2021 (Closed)|
|TS PGECET 2021||August 11 – August 14, 2021||March 12- July 22, 2021(Closed)|
|Karnataka PGCET 2021||September 2021||Last week of August 2021|
|TANCET 2021||March 21, 2021||January 19- February 16, 2021 (Closed)|
|OJEE 2021||To be Announced||June 15- July 12, 2021 (Closed)|
Many states conduct individual entrance examinations for admitting students into the MTech. An applicant can appear for the respective state level entrance examination without a valid score in GATE. The method of admission is based on the centralized advice conducted by the conducting body of these state-level examinations. In this state-level counselling, the candidates will have to take part and exercise web choices. The allotment of seats will be based on the marks earned in the state-level entrance exam by the candidates.
MTech Admission 2021: Exam Syllabus
The MTech Entrance Exam syllabus varies according to the entrance exam a candidate has opted for. However the basic syllabus is mentioned below for a candidate’s reference.
Candidates will be asked questions pertaining to the subjects they have studied in their undergraduate degree.
The MTech Entrance Exam Syllabus also varies according to the MTech Specialization a candidate has opted for.
MTech Admission Process 2021
- MTech admission is administered either by the institutes or the state based on MTech entrance exams 2021.
- To assess the students' technical skills, applicants who secure qualifying marks in the entrance examinations must appear for therapy and personal interview rounds.
- The final selection is made based on the marks scored in the MTech entrance exam and the marks from the Personal Interview.
- Some of the famous MTech entrance exams 2021 are as follows:
- The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE)
- IIIT-B M.Tech. Admission (IIIT Admissions to Bangalore MTech)
- IIIT Delhi PG (Entrance Test IIITD - PG)
MTech Admission 2021: Eligibility Criteria
- Candidates must have a BTech/BE degree in the specialization they want to pursue.
- Candidates must score at least 50 to 60 percent marks in graduation.
- Candidates who have completed a 5-year course in Science or Applied Sciences can also apply for M.Tech.
- A good ranking in the GATE exam or the state entrance exam is also beneficial.
- The eligibility criteria are different for different universities.
At the time of admission to the esteemed college or university, original copies of all required documents and mark sheets must be presented.
MTech Admission 2021 With GATE to NIT/IIIT
The method of admission to IITs for MTech is based on centralized counselling also known as CCMT. The Centralized Counselling process is a convenient platform for the candidates to apply for various M.Tech and other related courses.
Mentioned below are few of the crucial points regarding a CCMT admission procedure,
- CCMT is conducted by the NIT and co conducted by MNIT, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
- The availability of application forms for CCMT is from June 7 – July 1, 2021 and the first list of seat allotment has been scheduled on July 5, 2021. The second round of CCMT counselling process has been revised to July 16, which was earlier scheduled to July 14, 2021
Applicants must remember that admission to NITs and IIITs via CCMT is dependent solely on the candidates' GATE ratings.
The eligibility criteria that must be fulfilled in order to secure admissions through the CCMT,
- Students must have a valid GATE score of 6.5 CGPA or 60% for OC / OB whereas 6 cgpa or 55% for SC / ST / PwD categories
- Final year students have to submit the proof of passing by September 2021. In case the result of the qualifying degree is awaited, a provisional admission is permitted to students which is subject to change depending on the final result
- Students who possess certification from any of the professional institutes such as IE, ICE, AeSI, IIM, IIE etc are eligible to participate in the counselling process.
The CCMT counselling procedure essentially consists of the 5 points as listed below for your reference,
- Stage 1 - Online Registration: All eligible candidates should register themselves at CCMT website by paying the earmarked registration fees, which amounts to INR 2,500 for OC / OB candidates and INR 2,000 for SC / ST / PwD candidates
- Stage 2 - Online Seat Allotment: Candidates are offered seats on the basis of merit, following which they have to download their seat allotment letters. Candidates must pay an amount of INR 30,000 to confirm their allotted seat.
- Stage 3 - Online Uploading of Documents: Post completing the seat allotment procedure students are required to upload few documents on the official website
- Stage 4 - Online Document Verification: Document verification will be done by the respective officers of the allotted institutes
- Stage 5 - Online Admission in the allotted institute: Post the successful document verification candidates are required to pay the balance admission fees to the respective institute through online mode.
MTech Admission 2021 through State-level examinations
Many states administer individual entrance examinations for MTech admission, and applicants will appear for their respective state-level entrance examination without GATE. The method of admission is based on the centralized advice conducted by the conducting body of these state-level examinations. In this state-level counseling, the candidates will have to take part and exercise web choices. The seat allocation will be dependent on the marks earned in the state-level entrance exam by the candidates.
MTech Admission 2021 to private/deemed universities
If you want to be admitted to the MTech course offered by different deemed or private universities, you will have to attend the entrance examination conducted by the respective university. Another option is that you can apply through the GATE score as well. These universities also offer admission without the need for the entrance test, and the applicants would only have to submit the application form. Admission would be dependent on merit, i.e. the percentage of marks awarded in the graduation to the applicants.
MTech Admission 2021 without GATE
Applicants without a legitimate GATE/ state-level entrance exam score need not worry because they can obtain direct MTech Admission 2021 without GATE. Applicants can apply directly for admission to private engineering colleges by simply filling the application forms via the college's official website or by visiting the college individually. Admission will be given based on the merit lists and the availability of seats.
The eligibility criteria for pursuing MTech without clearing GATE are listed below for your reference,
- Candidates must have completed B.Tech or B.E. with the minimum qualifying marks
- Should have relevant experience of minimum 2 years for candidates applying for M.Tech through sponsored seats
- Some of the IITs and NIT's conduct their own entrance exams for enrolling students for MTech courses
MTech Admission 2021: Preparation Tips
- Candidates must thoroughly study their undergraduate curriculum.
- They must take proper rest and not over burden themselves as that would hamper their preparation.
- Candidates must make a proper timetable and follow it strictly.
- A good diet will always help candidates to keep their focus and concentration levels in check.
- Candidates should give mock exams and time themselves to be in the habit of finishing their exams on time.
- Lastly, candidates must stay hydrated.
MTech Admission 2021: FAQs
Ques. What are some MTech entrance exams 2021?
Ans. MTech entrance exams 2021 are GATE, UPSEE, TANCET, OJEE, AP PGECET, etc.
Ques. Can I get admission in MTech 2021 without GATE?
Ans. Yes, you can get MTech admissions 2021 without GATE, either directly to private colleges, or via state-level examinations.
Ques. What is the salary of an MTech?
Ans. The salary depends on the job position and experience of a candidate. However, the basic salary after the completion of M.Tech. varies around INR 2 to 8 Lakhs.
Ques. What can I do after MTech?
Ans. After completion of your MTech. you can look for job opportunities. Some of the top recruiters are Infosys, Apple, Microsoft, Google, ICICI, etc. If you want to study further you can do your doctorate as well.
Ques. What is the use of an MTech degree in India?
Ans. After completion of your MTech, you can procure great job opportunities with a good salary.