About Master of Technology (M.Tech)

Masters of Technology, also known as M.Tech, is one of the most popular courses amongst research enthusiasts who want to work in the field of technological research. The programme enables candidates to explore the realms of technology and come up with ideas that can enhance the technological growth of the nation as well as benefit humans in the longer run.

M.Tech programme comprises the study of old technology as well as upcoming technologies. The aim of the programme is to inspire innovation in the technical field and improvise existing technologies for better results. Research project and thesis are the major part of the programme.

The programme also enables the candidates to work on campus while pursuing the programme. Students enrolled for M.Tech programmes at central government and state colleges are also given a monthly salary of approximately Rs. 12,000.


M.Tech Course Highlights

The major highlights of the M. Tech course are given in the table below:




2 years (4 semesters)

Fee Structure

INR 50,000- 2,00,000

Minimum Eligibility 

Must be graduate in B. Tech/ BE from a recognised Institute

Entrance Exams







M.Tech Entrance Exams

Admission Process

Merit-Based, Entrance Exam


  • Candidates belonging to reserved categories and economically weaker sections are eligible for state government scholarship schemes. 

  • Deemed or private universities offer merit scholarships  (based on marks in entrance exam or Graduation)


There are a lot of internship opportunities for M.Tech in India.

Starting Salary

INR 3 to 6 LPA

Job Options

  • Senior Engineer 

  • Project Manager 

  • Researcher 

  • Technical consultant 

  • Technical Scientist 

  • Account Manager 

  • Technical Program Leader, etc.


Master of Technology (M.Tech) Eligibility Criteria

  • Min Qualification Required: B.Tech (In respective specialisation)
  • Min. Marks Required (Aggregate): 50% to 60% varies from college to college

Note: Original copies of all necessary documents and mark sheets have to be presented during the time of admission at the respected college or university.


M.Tech Admission Process:

  • Admission to M.Tech Courses are conducted on the basis of postgraduate engineering entrance exams conducted either by the institutes or the state.
  • Candidates who secure qualifying marks in the entrance exams have to appear for counselling and personal interview rounds to evaluate the technical skills of the students.
  • Final selection is done on the basis of marks in M.Tech entrance exam as well as personal interview.

Following are some of the Popular M.Tech Entrance Exams:

  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
  • IIIT-B M.Tech Admission (IIIT Bangalore M.Tech Admissions)
  • IIIT Delhi PG (IIITD entrance exam - PG)

Master of Technology (M.Tech) Syllabus


Subjects for Master of Technology [M. Tech]:

Major Domains in M.Tech Civil Engineering:

Stream Specialization
Civil Engineering Engineering Structures
Construction Technology & Management
Geotechnical Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Remote Sensing & GIS
Water Resource Engineering
Offshore Structures
Geo-Informatics and Survey Technology
Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering
Computer-Aided Structural Analysis and Design
Rock Engineering and Underground Structure
Mining Engineering


Major Domains in M.Tech Chemical Engineering:

Stream Specialization
Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering
Energy Engineering
Bio Mineral Processing
Chemical Synthesis and Process Technologies
Chemical Technology
Dyestuff Technology
Fibers and Textile Processing Technology
Polymer Science
Surface Coating Technology
Oils, Oleochemicals and Surfactants Technology
Rubber Technology
Petrochemical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Plastic Technology
Metallurgical Engineering
Printing Technology


Major Domains in M.Tech Computer Science Engineering:

Stream Specialization

Computer Science Engineering

Computer science
Information Technology
Information Security
Software Engineering
Distributed Computing
Image Processing
Database & Information Systems
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Systems & Hardware
Computer Networks & Distributed Systems


Major Domains in M.Tech Electrical and Electronic Engineering:

Stream Specialization

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Power Electronics & Drives
Power Systems Engineering
Instrumentation & Control Systems
Computer Controlled Industrial Power


Major Domains in M.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering:

Stream Specialization

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Advanced Communication Systems
VLSI System Design
Signal Processing
Electronic Instrumentation
Electronics and Telecommunications


Major Domains in M.Tech Mechanical Engineering:

Stream Specialization

Mechanical Engineering

Thermal Engineering
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Automobile Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Material Technology
Industrial Engineering
Product Design and Development
Industrial Safety Engineering
Aerospace Propulsion
Dynamics & Control
Design Engineering
Machine Design
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Handling and Automation
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Heat Technology
Thermal and Fluids Engineering
Thermal Energy and Environmental Engineering


Major Domains in M.Tech Biotechnology Engineering:

Stream Specialization

Biotechnology Engineering

Agricultural Engineering
Marine Engineering
Food Processing and Food Technology
Biochemical Engineering
Genetic Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Leather Technology
Rubber Technology
Material Science and Engineering

Master of Technology (M.Tech) Career Options and Job Prospects

There are various options that a candidate can pursue after completing the M.Tech course. Candidates who wish to foray into the academia can appear for UGC NET exam and apply for the post of lecturers at colleges. Also, research is a good option and candidates can pursue Ph.D. courses in their respective fields.

Salary after pursuing M.Tech can vary from Rs. 5 lakh to Rs. 22 lakh per annum. Salary packages vary depending on the institutes that the candidates have pursued the course from and also on the specialization they have chosen. Mostly, jobs offered in the software industry are quite lucrative. However, jobs are available after pursuing other specialisations as well.

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