A good score in GATE is a prerequisite for getting admission to IITs, IIITs, NITs, IISc, and other acclaimed M. Tech institutions across India. The GATE results are also considered as an important criteria to qualify for different fellowships awarded by Government organizations. Let’s take a quick look at some key reasons why you should appear for the GATE exam.

Benefits of Appearing for the GATE Exam

The advantages of taking the GATE exam are varied. Here’s a look at the most important reasons:

  • Whether you can get admission to top notch M.Tech/ME/MS institutes depends largely on your GATE results.
  • Clearing the GATE exam is a chance for you to experience the true essence of being an engineer or having an engineering degree.
  • Preparing for the GATE questions helps you improve on your research & development skills.
  • Students having good GATE results get a chance to learn advanced engineering concepts through world class faculties.
  • GATE is a gateway to extensive practical exercises, various case studies, simulation & modelling of real life problems, individual and group projects, research publications/presentations in journals/conferences, etc.
  • GATE helps you learn in a highly competitive environment (best brains in the country) and, thus, develops and broadens your intellectual thought process.

Benefits of ME/M.Tech

  • Better and more satisfying job profile
  • Earn while you learn: financial scholarships (a minimum of 8,000/- INR per month)
  • Higher salary offered as compared to BE/B.Tech
  • Eligibility criteria to apply for faculty/research positions in educational/R&D centers

GATE is a mandatory qualification even for self financing students to post graduate programs. It helps you get an edge over peers, and awards technical certification. GATE is also recognized and accepted in the University of Singapore. GATE results are considered as eligibility criteria when applying for Public Sector Units (PSU) jobs.


Name Established City/Town State/UT Website
IIT (BHU) Varanasi


2012 (founded in 1919) Varanasi Uttar Pradesh www.iitbhu.ac.in
IIT Bhubaneswar


2008 Bhubaneswar Odisha www.iitbbs.ac.in
IIT Bombay


1958 Mumbai Maharashtra www.iitb.ac.in
IIT Delhi


1963 (founded in 1961) New Delhi Delhi www.iitd.ac.in
IIT Gandhinagar


2008 Gandhinagar Gujarat www.iitgn.ac.in
IIT Guwahati


1994 Guwahati Assam www.iitg.ac.in
IIT Hyderabad


2008 Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh www.iith.ac.in
IIT Indore


2009 Indore Madhya Pradesh www.iiti.ac.in
IIT Jodhpur


2008 Jodhpur Rajasthan www.iitj.ac.in
IIT Kanpur


1959 Kanpur Uttar Pradesh www.iitk.ac.in
IIT Kharagpur


1951 Kharagpur West Bengal www.iitkgp.ac.in
IIT Chennai


1959 Chennai Tamil Nadu www.iitm.ac.in
IIT Mandi


2009 Mandi Himachal Pradesh www.iitmandi.ac.in
IIT Patna


2008 Patna Bihar www.iitp.ac.in
IIT Roorkee


2001 (founded in 1847) Roorkee Uttarakhand www.iitr.ac.in
IIT Rupnagar


2008 Rupnagar Punjab www.iitrpr.ac.in



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