Misconceptions about GATE exam and how important actually it is?

GATE is now considered must in almost every Industry now

GATE an online national level examination conducted for Master of Engineering (ME) and Masters in Technology (M-Tech) and direct Ph.D. admissions

It is a very general misconception that if you complete B. Tech, after qualifying GATE exams you can only teach and have no other option to go for which, often discourages and disheartened the students. Many students are not aware of the opportunities of qualifying GATE exams can bring to them. All you need is to choose carefully the options available.

Opportunities after qualifying Gate exams

The private sector giants like NTPC/ONGC/NHPC/IOCL/GAIL/PGCIL/CONCOR/BHEL/BEL/MECON/DDA/BPCL/HPCL/HECL now give much preference to the GATE qualified students. The mentioned companies have recruited Management Trainee/ Executive Trainee through Gate exams only. In the coming years, it is believed that all state-Level companies will consider GATE exams for their hiring process which makes high chances of getting jobs when the competition is already very high.

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Scholarships in ME and M-Tech

MHRD will pay a scholarship of amount 11800 per month to the GATE qualified students for the Master course. The scholarship is provided to help students to bare their expenses of studies during their course and thesis.

Scope in foreign Universities after GATE

Gate score is an add to get admission in foreign universities. If you achieve 90 percentile or more, you can directly get admission to the National University of Singapore as well as at the Nanyang Technology university Singapore and pursue your master’s in engineering. This could be one of the best opportunities to have better future opportunities in life.

Researches opportunities

GATE qualified students in the field of Engineering are eligible for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Senior Research Fellowship (CSIF) in CSIR laboratories. JRF and CSIF are stipend-based fellowship and the amount of fellowship can vary between Rs 1500 to Rs 20000 the monthly basis for CSIR laboratories. It is the best thing one can wish for.

GATE pave for BARC

Reputed institutes like BARC also consider the GATE Score Card is mandatory for the admission of many courses the institute is offering. The course is also a stipend based on an average stipend of Rs 15000 to Rs 20000 for GATE qualified students.

Campus Placement

Nowadays, there is huge demand in private sector for the technical jobs and most of the companies directly recruit from Universities, however, it is seen that most of the companies prefer ME/M-Tech students, thus making their job opportunities higher than the students of BE/B-Tech. Hence, the chance of getting recruited at your dream company is more higher during your academic years.

Teaching Jobs

A ME/M-Tech degree in hand can easily get your job In the academic field. Many top universities like Indus University, Sharda University, Amity University, Lovely University, Arni University, etc.) offers jobs to ME/M-Tech students as Assistant Professors with highly paid packages of 5-7 Lacks per annum. Starting a job with such a good package is a big deal.

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GATE exam tips

A candidate should well organize with his timing, preparations, syllabus, and pattern of exams. Candidates must prepare a weekly study plan with fixed time slots and prepare it thoroughly and appear in mock tests before appearing in the exams. A mock test can help to a great extent to overcome the fair of exams and to check overall progress. During the exams, a candidate faces a huge amount of pressure which impacts his psychologically. The only way not to fall in the trap of caught in pressure, a pre-planned schedule can help to a great extent.

A candidate must have a bachelors or are in the final year bachelor’s degree in engineering or Technology.

Must have completed Masters or are in the final year of his Masters degree in any relevant science subject.

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