Are you dreaming of finishing your master’s in technology and engineering from a reputed college? If yes, you need to make sure you get an amazing score in your GATE exam. The GATE 2018 is expected to be held in the month of February 2018 and students can fill in their GATE application form online with ease. The important steps to fill in the application, the last dates, and so on are released from time to time on the official website.
There are a lot of reasons why you need to take the GATE examination. Let us have a look at some of the amazing benefits the exam provides the students with.
Candidates who have qualified the GATE can choose to pursue Junior Research Fellowships as well as Senior Research Fellowships from the CSIR Laboratories. Both these courses provide fellowships to the students, along with a reasonable stipend. The amount of the stipend is generally in between Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 20,000.
A number of well-known companies take part in the placement drive during campus placements. These companies also offer high salary packages to the students who have successfully completed their master’s in engineering.
Jobs in the Field of Education
A post graduate degree like ME or M. Tech also provides a range of opportunities for those students who want to get into the field of teaching. Such students can also apply for the positions of faculty in various colleges and educational institutes. Most of the universities also offer the designation of Assistant Professor and also pay a handsome package.
Recruitment in the Public Sector
There are also a number of public sector firms that have started showing an interest in hiring candidates based on their GATE scores. Most of these public sector companies recruit candidates based on their performance in the exam. It is also expected that a number of state level companies will start to consider the GATE scores during the hiring process as well.
It is said that a number of companies as well as the public sector undertakings have signed a memorandum of understanding with GATE to hire engineers for their entry level positions.
The list of the companies is mentioned below:
- Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd
- Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd
- Indian Oil Corporation Ltd
- National Fertilizers Ltd
- Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd
- National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Ltd
- NTPC Ltd
- Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd
- Vizag Steel Plant
- GAIL (INDIA) Limited
- Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd
- Mazagon Dock Limited
- National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)
- RITES Limited
- National Projects Construction Corporation Limited (NPCC)
There are also many other companies that have plans to sign a memorandum of understanding with GATE. This is one of the reasons why GATE is one of the most preferred choices for many students who have completed their graduation and wish to pursue their post-graduation. Students can familiarize themselves with the GATE syllabus and the exam pattern to prepare for the exam. This will help them study accordingly and get high scores. The higher they score, the better are the chances of landing themselves a seat in one of the most prestigious colleges in the country.
Contrary to common belief, the GATE is not all that hard to crack. Meticulous preparation and focus will get you through the exam with flying colors and into a seat in your dream college.
Now that you know the benefits about applying for GATE, go ahead and register yourself for this competitive all-India examination. Details about the GATE application form, application process, the last date to apply for the examination, and other information pertaining to the exam are available on the official website of GATE.