GATE is an all-india examination conducted by the indian institute of technology and indian institute of science,Bangalore, on behalf of the national coordinatiing board-GATE,department of education,ministry of human resources development(mhrd),government of india.
Admission: Admission of post graduate courses with mhrd scholarship/assistantship inengineering/technology/architecture/pharmacy atcolleges/institututes will be open only to those who qualify in GATE.
Objective: The objective of gate is to identify meritorious and motivated candidates for admission to post gtadutes programs in engineering at the national level.every year one iit or iisc is selected as the organising institute.
Why should we take gate: To pursue M.Tech.program in leading institute of the country.the benefits of M.Tech.are given below :
1-More and better companies are coming for campus placement
2-Higher salaries are being offered for M.Tech.as compared to B.E/B.Tech.
3- M.Tech.degree leads to specialization and furthering of interest in acertain area which may lead to Ph.D.
4- M.Tech.degree is a must for those wishing to apply for faculty/reaserch positions in educational institutes/r&d centres.
5-Scholarship is paid during m.tech,so student can easily afford his needs.
6- M.Tech.program is 4 semester(24 months) progra, so get more time to work out carrier opportunities.
7-To be a part of any nationally reputed educational institutes and enjoy learning and reaserch.
8-Some colleges/institutes specify gate as mandatory qualification even for admission of self-financing students.
9-Some industries and foreign universities have indiactedtheir interest in gate qualified candiadtes
10-GATE qualified candidates in the engineering discipline are also eligible for the award of research fellowship in csir laboratories.
Who are eligible to appear for GATE(Elegibility Criterion):The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear for gate :
1-Bachelor’s degree holders in engineering/technology/architecture/pharmacy and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.
2-Master’s Degree holders in any branch of science/mathematics/statistics or equivalent
and those who are in the final year of such programmes.however , if the degree is in master of computer applications,the candidates should have had courses in mathematics at the bachelor’s or mater’s level.
3-Candidates iin the second or higher year of the (post b.sc.) four –year integrated master’s degree programme in engineering /technology or in the third or higher year of the five-year integrated master’s degree/dual degree programme in engineering/technology.
4-Candidates with qualifications obtained through examination conducted by the professional socities recognized by upsc/aicte as equivalent to b.e./b.tech.those who have completed section a or equivalent of such professional courses are also elgilible.
Scholarship:during the pursuit of m.tech,you are paid a scholarship of rs. 8000 per month by the government of india.this amount is enough for living expenses including purchase of books, etc.