6 Reasons Why You Should Appear For GATE?

In order to pursue M.Tech program in a leading institute of the country we must opt for GATE. The benefits of M.Tech are as listed below:

1. Companies coming for Campus Placement in leading Institutes are better as well as large in number.

2. Salaries offered for M.Tech are higher as compared to B.E.

3. M.Tech degree leads to specialization and furthering of interest in a certain area which may lead to Ph.D

4. M.Tech degree is a must for those wishing to apply for Faculty/Research positions in educational Institutes/R&D centers.

5. Scholarship of Rs. 5000.0 per month by the Government of India is paid during the entire period of 18 months of M.Tech.

6. The M.Tech program is a 3 semester (18 months) program.


1. Candidates who get less than 70 percentile get no score card.

2. After publication of GATE results, students must apply to individual Institutes to get their application forms.

3. Institutes advertise M.Tech admissions in leading newspapers from 1st April till end July. However some Institutes do not advertise and therefore students have to get the forms themselves.

4. The concerned Institute may conduct written test and/or interview for the purpose of admission.

5. If your Gate score in Computer Science is

96 percentile or more then try for IITs.
In between 85 – 96 percentile then apply for top RECs, JADAVPUR, SHIBPUR, ROORKEE, etc.
Less than 85 – look for appropriate institutes.


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