“What after b.tech?” is a very common and confusing question because it has ample of answer and it become tough to decide what to choose? Talking in abstract terms the students have two options after b.tech either to continue with further studies or to hunt for a job.
Options of further studies:
Master of Technology (M.tech): If you are economically fit and want to purse M.tech/MS don’t opt for job after b.tech because specialization in a subject will earn you more salary, you will be given priority during interviews and you will have grip over subject.
- M.tech/MS courses can be pursued from India by cracking Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) exam conducted by IISc and IITs.
- To pursue m.tech/MS course from outside India crack Graduate Record Examination (GRE) exam.
Master of Business(MBA): If you are not happy with your b.tech domain and have interest in management field then opt for Master of Business (MBA).
- Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is and exam to pursue MBA from outside India. Business schools located world wide use this test as a criterion for admission into a wide range of graduate management programs, including MBA, Master of Accountancy, and Master of Finance programs.
- Common Admission Test (CAT) is a exam conducted in India for MBA aspirants. The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) conduct this exam and use the test for selecting students for their business administration programs.
Option of Job: After completing b.tech if a student decides to do job then also there is confusion which sector to choose? There are different sectors offering jobs to b.tech fresher, below is the consolidated list of sectors:
Software Industry: whatever the b.tech domain, you can get into software industry easily and earn a lot. It has work related to coding (C/C++, Java,.net etc), database, testing etc.
PSU (Public Sector undertaking): To get a job in PSU, opt for GATE examination because near about 18 government sector companies like ONGC, BHEL, SAIL, IOCL etc. are now-a-days recruiting people based on their GATE score.
For more information on PSU recruitment 2013: click here
Other Government Jobs: There are various other government exams for different domains, conducted every year.
|Job Sector||Exam Name|
|Bank clerical n officer post||IBPS (clerk,PO), RBI Exam, SBI PO Exam etc.Nearly every bank conducts their own exam for various posts.|
|Railway||Railway Recruitment Board|
|Indian army||University Entrance Scheme (UES)|
|air force etc||Air Force Common admission test (Afcat)|
IES: Indian Engineering Services IES are the civil services that meet the technical and managerial functions of the Government of India. Indian government recruits its civil servants and officials on the basis of merit and seats are filled through competitive exams. IES officers are selected by the union government on the recommendations made by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Computer Science and Information Technology branch of engineering are not eligible for this exam.
Entrepreneurship (Own Company): If you are financially sound then after b.tech you can start your own company related to your engineering domain or you can pursue your career in your hobby also. But this option is quite risky.