What is GATE ? Benefits of GATE exam ?

You may be heard of GATE rumours from many sources or atleast somewhere from you seniors or staffs insisting you to pursue GATE after finishing you UG program,So what you gonna do without knowing what it is? Get your answers here,

What is Gate ?

          The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an All-India Examination conducted by the six Indian Institutes of Technology and Indian Institute of Science,Bangolore, on behalf of the National Co-ordinating Board-GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development(MHRD), Government of India. Admission of Postgraduate courses, with MHRD scholarship/assistantship, in engineering/Technology/Architecture/pharmacy at colleges/Institutes will be open only to those who qualify in GATE. The objectives of GATE is to identify meritorious and motivated candidates for admission to postgraduate programs in Engineering at the National level. Every year one IIT or IISc is selected as the Organizing Institute.

GATE exam is conducted through eight zones which the  administrative institutes are given below:

      Zone-1: Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
      Zone-2: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
      Zone-3: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
      Zone-4: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
      Zone-5: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
      Zone-6: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
      Zone-7: Indian Institute of Technology Madras
      Zone-8: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

The overall coordination and responsibility of conducting GATE 2011 lies with Indian Institute of Technology Madras, designated as the Organising Institute for GATE 2011 .So,for GATE 2012 ,the organising institution may be head over to another zone,and it will be announced shortly.

Why should we take GATE ?
To pursue M.Tech/M.E program in a leading institute of the country. The benefits of M.Tech are :

  •     More and better companies for Campus placement in leading Institutes.
  •     Higher salaries are being offered for M.Tech as compared B.tech.
  •     M.Tech degree leads to specialization and furthering of interest in a certain area which may lead to Ph.D.
  •     M.Tech degree is a must for those wishing to apply for Faculty/Research positions in educational    institutes/R&D centres.
  •     Scholarship is paid during M.Tech. so student can easily afford his needs.
  •     M.Tech program is a 4 semester(24 months) program; so get more time to work out career opportunities.
  •     To be a part of any Nationally reputed Educational Institute and enjoy learning and research.
  •     Some industries and foreign universities have indicated their interest in GATE qualified candidates.
  •     Some colleges/Institutes specify GATE as mandatory qualification even for admission of self financing students.
  •     Gate qualified candidates in the Engineering discipline are also eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR Laboratorie
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