Part time M.Tech course is meant for employed candidates who are desirous of seeking higher education along with their job. Mostly candidates who have successfully completed their B.Tech/B.E course can opt for M.Tech programme. On part time basis, a candidate can successfully complete his degree. Many think that part time courses are of no value, but this is not true. Part time courses are valuable and add to the qualification of the professionals who are opting for such type of courses.
Benefits of Part time M.Tech
Part time degree facilitates a candidate to increase his education level on his own will, even if he/she is already engaged in any job. After completing the course, a candidate can apply for promotion or can change his nature of job or can get a better job at a high pay scale. For the part time courses, mainly evening programmes are conducted so that employed persons can attend the classes after their job.
Eligibility Criteria for Part time M.Tech
The eligibility criteria for part time M.Tech programme are almost same in different universities. Some of them are as follows:
i. The admission requirements should be satisfied by the candidates under the sponsored category
ii. Minimum aggregate of 55% marks in the qualifying examination (50% for candidates belonging to SC/ST candidates).
iii. Total course credit requirements course credits completed in CEP should be equivalent to total course credit requirements for regular M.Tech. students (40 credit project work and 62 credit course work )
iv. Interested candidates should apply to the concerned DPGC/ IDPC/ PGC through CEP DPGC/ IDPC/ PGC
v. Minimum required CPI should be 6.5 at the time of applying.
vi. No objection certificate from the employer
How to Apply for Part time M.Tech
1. Application forms are to be downloaded from the concerned university websites in case of applying online or can be obtained manually from the university office.
2. For admission to part type M.Tech programme the following ranks are taken into consideration:
i. Percentage of marks obtained in B.E./B.Tech
ii. Gate Rank
iii. Rank in PGECET-2007
3. Required certificates should are to be provided by the candidate.
Selection Procedure of Part time M.Tech
The intake is mainly dependent on various counselling held by different universities or by internal exams conducted by the colleges. Admissions are limited to the availability of seats.
Name of the colleges offering this course
• Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
• Indira Gandhi National Open University
• National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
• Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra