Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Information Technology) - Course Overview

  • STREAM

    ENGINEERING

  • DURATION

    2 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Information Technology

  • COURSE TYPE

    Post Graduation

    Sakshi Gupta Sakshi Gupta
    Content Curator

    Masters in Technology (Information Technology) is a 2 year program that is most suitable for students who wish to work in the IT industry and probe the complete technological array. There is no business or organization across the globe that is not friendly with Information Technology, therefore, creating an expanded job prospectus in the field.

    M. Tech in Information Technology is a vast study where the program features on the components of design, development, implementation, support and management of computer based information systems.

    The basic eligibility for M. Tech. in Information Technology is B.E or B. Tech in Information Technology or equivalent degree from a recognized university. The approximate fees for the total course is 3 Lakhs INR.

    Career in Information Technology is growing as business organizations to public sectors, demand for IT professionals is there in every discipline.

    What is M. Tech Information Technology about?

    M. Tech. Information Technology or M. Tech. IT is a program in which students study about software and hardware both, this program is structured for people looking forward to be IT professionals and to update their technical knowledge by making them familiar with the detailed study and research about the emerging technologies.

    The program aims at imparting practical as well as theoretical knowledge wherein students also learn about managerial skills which are extremely important for surviving in the competitive IT industry.

    Duration

    The duration of M. Tech in Information Technology is 2 years (4 semesters), in which the 4th semester is either an industry internship or academic research leading to a thesis.

    Who should opt for M. Tech Information Technology?

    Students who are more interested in software related areas and understand programming well should opt for M. Tech. Information Technology, though IT is not all about programming.

    For working as an IT professional, the student must be committed and should be able to handle pressure. Students who possess these qualities may opt for M. Tech. Information Technology.

    What do you learn?

    M. Tech. Information Technology gives students a platform to specialize in the fields like Computer Science, Networking and Communication, Databases and Information systems, embedded systems, Software Engineering, IT and Society, Geographic Information Science.

    In the final semester, students are designated to industry internships, or writing and defense of research thesis.

    Students learn how to install computer applications and designing complex computer networks and information databases. In this, students also learn the right selection of software and hardware for a particular task.

    Where to study?

    Many Engineering Colleges in India offer M. Tech. in Information Technology with great infrastructure and experts from renowned sector of Information Technology.

    Some of the top colleges are:

    Name of the Institute

    City

    Indian Institute of Technology

    Kharagpur

    National Institute of Technology

    Surathkal

    P.S.G College of Technology

    Coimbatore

    Delhi Technological University

    New Delhi

    Vellore Institute of Technology

    Vellore

    Birla Institute of Technology

    Ranchi

    Indian Institute of Information Technology

    Allahabad

    RV College of Engineering

    Bangalore

    Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology

    Howrah

    Faculty of Technology

    Nadiad

    AU College of Engineering

    Kadapa

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Information Technology) Fee Structure in India


    8.54 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES5.36 L (Maximum Fee)
    1.66 L (Average Fee)
    4.8 K (Minimum Fee)PRIVATE COLLEGES4.59 L (Maximum Fee)
    1.61 L (Average Fee)

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Information Technology) Fee Structure by State


    Tamil Nadu

    60 KPUBLIC COLLEGES2.39 L
    1.45 L
    50 KPRIVATE COLLEGES3.83 L
    1.37 L

    Madhya Pradesh

    1.01 LPUBLIC COLLEGES1.73 L
    1.25 L
    80 KPRIVATE COLLEGES1.62 L
    1.2 L

    Delhi NCR

    40.5 KPUBLIC COLLEGES3.32 L
    1.74 L
    1.28 LPRIVATE COLLEGES2.82 L
    2.17 L

    Karnataka

    10.44 KPUBLIC COLLEGES5.36 L
    2.45 L
    75.4 KPRIVATE COLLEGES3 L
    1.94 L

    Maharashtra

    1 LPUBLIC COLLEGES1.94 L
    1.63 L
    1 LPRIVATE COLLEGES3.7 L
    2.24 L

    Gujarat

    1.87 LPUBLIC COLLEGES2.88 L
    2.48 L
    1.87 LPRIVATE COLLEGES2.83 L
    2.22 L

    West Bengal

    23.76 KPUBLIC COLLEGES4.43 L
    1.62 L
    1.02 LPRIVATE COLLEGES1.6 L
    1.31 L

    Andhra Pradesh

    60 KPUBLIC COLLEGES60 K
    60 K
    56 KPRIVATE COLLEGES4.2 L
    1.53 L

    Orissa

    62.8 KPUBLIC COLLEGES3.01 L
    1.56 L
    1.48 LPRIVATE COLLEGES1.48 L
    1.48 L

    Haryana

    1.48 LPUBLIC COLLEGES1.48 L
    1.48 L
    2.82 LPRIVATE COLLEGES2.82 L
    2.82 L

    Eligibility Of the Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Information Technology)

    The eligibility for this course is either a B.E Degree or a B. Tech. Degree in Information Technology or any equivalent degree by a recognized university.

    How to Get Admission in Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Information Technology)

    Admission to an M.Tech. IT program is generally through an entrance test. Most of the universities also accept GATE score for admission to the program. The process of admission is explained below.

    Entrance Test

    The question paper for entrance mostly contains two sections. The first section contains questions from general topics. 

    The second section contains specific questions from the domain of Information Technology.

    Selection Procedure

    Selection for admission to M.Tech. program in Information Technology is based on the performance in a written test and personal interview. Some universities also give weightage to marks scored in the GATE examination.

    Direct Admission

    Some institutes like Symbiosis Institute of Technology , Gandhi Institute for Technology and Amrita University also give direct entry to GATE qualified students to the M.Tech. course. 

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