Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

In India, Bachelor of Technology, also called as Bachelor of Engineering is a 4 years degree programme. The course includes wide-ranging engineering study and research. B Tech or B Engg is the same course under different name as the curriculum is standard and approved by AICTE for institutions all over the country. Government & Private Institution across the country confers the B Tech degree upon successful completion of the course. The course runs into 8 semesters.

Eligibility Criteria:

The candidate should have completed his 12th standard or higher secondary education with Science stream (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects). Candidates should have secured at least 60% marks in the above subjects.

The candidates can appear for entrance exams being conducted by IIT JEE, state entrance exams and some private institutions also conduct their exams.

Depending on the rank in the entrance exams, candidates are offered colleges.

Top Institutes for B Tech:

  1. IIT Kharagpur
  2. IIT Bombay
  3. IIT Kanpur
  4. IIT Roorkee
  5. IIT Madras
  6. IIT Guwahati
  7. Delhi College of Engineering
  8. Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad
  9. NIT Allahabad
  10. NIT Trichy
  11. NIT Warangal
  12. Netaji Subash Institute, Delhi
  13. NIT Kozikhode
  14. NIT Rourkela
  15. NIT Jamshedpur.

 Branches in Engineering – Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Sciences, Electric engineering and Electronic & Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Biotechnology.

Fee Structure For B Tech in IIT & NIT  :

Sl No Semester Tuition and other compulsory fees of the Institute (Approx)
1 1st Sem Rs. 31,017
2 2nd, 4th & 6th Sem Rs. 24,100
3 3rd, 5th & 7th Sem Rs. 24,817
4 8th Sem Rs. 24,300

Fees vary for Private Institutions and ranges from 80,000 -1,20,000 per annum. Other state government institutions offers B Tech courses at affordable fees.

Career After B.Tech:


Most of the Institutions provide campus placements to their students in the final semester of B Tech. The institutions have tie ups with the companies and provide job opportunities to the students at the college itself. The package depends on the ability of the candidates and the  companies.


After B Tech, candidates have to appear for GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering). It is a national level exam for B Tech candidates to pursue M Tech.


If someone wants to make a career in the management, hold managerial positions, then one can pursue MBA. MBA is offered by various institutes like IIM’s, FMS, Symbiosis, Narsee Monjee Institutes. For MBA, one needs to appear for entrance exam like CAT.

Civil Services:

One can pursue Civil Services preparation after B Tech and serve the nation by becoming an IAS, IPS, IFS , IRS officer. The trend is most of the IIT students opt for Civil Services and clear this reputed exam.

Become an Entrepreneur

The shift observed in last decade is most B Tech students start their own ventures in diverse sectors. They become their own bosses and work for the society at large.

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