Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for ME/MTech

Eligibility Criteria for ME/MTech

The basic eligibility requirement for admission to ME/MTech programme is:

  • Candidates who have completed their BE/BTech degree with a valid score in GATE are eligible for ME/MTech degree course.
  • Candidates who have completed a 5-year program in Science or Applied Sciences resulting in the award of a Master of Science degree are also eligible for Master of Engineering course.
  • Admission is based on rank obtained in the entrance test conducted for ME./MTech.

Please note that the ME/MTech eligibility criteria would vary from institute to institute.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE): Entrance Exam for MTech

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or popularly known as GATE is a national-level engineering exam conducted every year for admission to postgraduate and doctorate level courses at IITs, NITs and IIITs. The exam is jointly conducted by seven IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

Various government and private institutions across the country accept the GATE score for admission to their MTech programmes. Moreover, Public Sector Units (PSUs) also recruit engineers through GATE.

In 2020, GATE will be organised by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi in online mode on February 1, 2, 8 and 9. GATE 2020 will be conducted in 25 papers including the newly added subject, Biomedical Engineering. Application forms for GATE 2020 will be available from September 3, 2019, and the last date to apply for the same is September 24. GATE scores will be valid for a period of three years from the date of the release of the GATE 2020 result i.e. March 16.

Course Curriculum for ME/MTech

The course curriculum for every ME/MTech specialization is different. Herein the syllabus. The course curriculum for some of the popular ME/MTech specializations.

Chemical Engineering

Process Control and Instrumentation Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

 Software Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Power Systems Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Thermal Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering

VLSI System Design


ME/MTech: Types of Job profiles and Top recruiters

The job opportunities for ME/MTech graduates are huge in technical fields. Any graduate who has successfully pursued the ME/MTech degree can get a job in almost all the sectors in India. Besides being hired as engineers, ME/MTech graduates are also hired as consultants, subject matter experts, researchers, managers, etc. Herein some of the popular job profiles for ME/MTech graduates.

Computer Science Engineer

Chief Engineer

Assistant Engineer


Executive Engineer


Software Engineer

Ceramic Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Software Developer

Electronics Engineer

Civil Engineer

Mining Engineer

Production Engineer

Electronics and Communication Engineer

Automobile Engineer

As an ME/MTech graduates, it’s important to be aware of the choices that you are or you will be making for your future. To make the right decision, you must be aware of all the choices available to you to lead a better career. Some ME/MTech graduates also launch their own start-ups.

Top recruiters for ME/MTech

The demand for ME/MTech graduates is high across every domain. Every company – private of government, big or small recruit engineers in various capacities. Herein the list of some of the top companies recruiting ME./MTech graduates after a successful 2 year programme.


Morgan Stanley




ITC Limited

Infosys Technologies


IBM Global Services


Accenture Services

Mahindra and Mahindra Limited

HCL Technologies

Triveni Turbine Limited











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