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M.TECH. OPTION: RF and microwave equipment are widely used today. Microwave electronics could be an area of specialisation at the M.Tech. level.
M.TECH. OPTION: RF and microwave equipment are widely used today. Microwave electronics could be an area of specialisation at the M.Tech. level.

I am a final year B.Tech. electrical engineering student and wish to do M.Tech. Please let me know about institutions or universities offering ME or M.Tech. electrical and related disciplines and the selection procedure.



There are several higher study options for meritorious B.Tech. electrical or electrical and electronics engineering graduates. M.Tech. is one of the options.

College of Engineering, Sreekariyam, Thiruvananthapuram, offers M.Tech. electrical and electronics engineering with specialisation in electrical machines; power systems; control systems; guide lines; and navigations control. (

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam, offers M.Tech. electrical and electronics engineering.

Government Engineering College, Thrissur, offers M.Tech. electrical engineering (power systems). Those who have passed B.Tech. electrical or electrical and communication engineering with at least 60 per cent marks in aggregate (pass marks for candidates belonging the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) and have a valid GATE score are eligible for admission to these colleges. In the absence of GATE-qualified candidates, selection will be made based on the marks in the qualifying examination. Only Keralites will be selected this way and such applicants should produce a nativity certificate. Scholarships amounting to Rs.5,000 a month are available for candidates with valid GATE scores.


Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kochi – 682 022 offers M.Tech. electronics with specialisation in digital electronics; microwave; and radar electronics. Eligibility: First-class B.Tech. in electronics and communication engineering; electrical and electronics engineering; and so on.

CUSAT also offers M.Tech. opto-electronics and laser technology for first-class BE or B.Tech. holders in electronics and communication engineering; electronics; electrical and electronics; and so on. For M.Tech. computer and information science, first-class B.Tech. holders in any branch are eligible to apply. Selection to all these courses will be based on GATE scores. For those without a valid GATE score, a department level test will be held for admission. However, such candidates will be considered only in the absence of GATE-qualified applicants. Admission notification can be expected during February.

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Power systems

Power systems engineering is a suitable specialisation area for electrical and electronics engineering graduates. National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli (, offers M.Tech. power systems for meritorious electrical or electrical and electronics engineering graduates.

Selection is based on GATE scores or an all-India level entrance test.

NIT Calicut ( conducts M.Tech. electrical with specialisation in instrumentation and control systems; power systems; and power electronics. Entry qualification is B.Tech. in the respective branch with a valid GATE score.

Amrita School of Engineering, Ettimadai, Coimbatore, offers M.Tech. in power electronics; embedded systems; remote sensing and wireless sensor networks; and computer vision and image processing.

Amrita Schools of Engineering at Coimbatore, Bangalore and Amritapuri (Kollam) conduct M.Tech. VLSI design. For details, visit:

The Electrical Engineering Department of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras offers M.Tech. electrical engineering. ( IIT Kharagpur conducts M.Tech. electrical engineering. Selection is based on GATE score. (

Anna University, Coimbatore ( conducts ME in power systems; power electronics and drives; electrical machines; and so on. Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, conducts M.E power systems engineering. BE or B.Tech. holders in electrical and electronics are also eligible for admission. Selection is through an entrance test.

PSG College of Technology, Peelamedu, Coimbatore ( offers ME control systems, power electronics and drives.

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani ( conducts ME electrical engineering with specialisation in power electronics and drives; embedded systems; micro electronics; and communication engineering. Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) Mesra, Ranchi ( offers ME electrical engineering with power systems and control systems as specialisations. The following institutes also offer higher study facilities for meritorious graduates in electrical and electronics engineering. •Vinayaka Missions Institute, Kilpauk, Chennai–600 010. (,

ME power electronics and drives

•VIT University, Vellore–632 014 (

M.Tech. power electronics and drives

•SRM University, Kattankulathur–603 203 (

M.Tech. power electronics and drives; power systems engineering

•Kalasalingam University, Anand Nagar, Krishankoil–626 190 (

M.Tech. power systems engineering

•Hindustan University, Chennai–600 016 (

ME power electronics and drives

•Velammal Engineering College, Surapet, Chennai–600 066 (

ME power systems and engineering

•St. Peter’s University, Avadi, Chennai–600 054 (

ME power electronics and drives

•B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College, Vandalur, Chennai–600 048 (

ME power systems engineering

•SSN College of Engineering, Kalavakkam–603 110, Tamil Nadu (

ME power electronics and drives

•Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering , Peenalur, Sriperumbudur–602 105 (

ME power electronics and drives

•Periyar Maniammai University, Vallam, Thanjavur–613 403 (

ME power electronics and drives

•Thapar University, Patiala–147 004 (

ME power systems and electric drives

•Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidayalaya, Bhopal (MP)–462 036 (

ME electrical engineering

•Gitam University, Visakhapatanam–530 045 (

M.Tech. power systems and automation

•ABV IIITM Gwalior (

M.Tech. computer science and engineering with specialisation in advanced network; VLSI design; visual information processing; information security; and digital communication.

•Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad–211 012 (UP) (

M.Tech. IT (wireless communication and computing); software engineering; intelligent systems; robotics; micro electronics; and bio informatics

•Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (

M.Tech. information and communication technology

•Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore–560 100 (

M.Tech. IT

•BU-DRDO Centre for Life Sciences, Bharathiar University Campus, Coimbatore–641 046 (

M.Tech. remote sensing and GIS

•National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, Hatia, Ranchi–834 003 (

M.Tech. manufacturing engineering and environmental engineering


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