Different Entrance Exams for M.E/M.Tech Admissions in India

M.tech entrance exams gate
Everyone know that GATE(Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering) is the main entrance exam for M.Tech admission,Here I am not discussing more about GATE in this post. If you are beginner and don’t know about what is GATE? To know about it check my previous post which I have already discussed. Here I am going to tell some M.E/M.Tech entrance exams for the candidates who has not qualified or not taken a GATE exam.
Alternative exams for M.Tech other than GATE:
In south India, most of the universities consider two types of admissions
1. Through GATE score.
2. Through Entrance exam(To the person who has not taken GATE exams or not qualified candidates)

Different exams are:
1. Post Graduate Entrance examination (PGEE): This entrance exam is conducted by IIIT Hyderabad on every year in the month of march or April to took admission in to Postgraduate and Research programs in the areas of Computer Science, Electronics and Communication Engineering, VLSI and Computer Engineering, Computational Linguistics, Computer Aided Structural Engineering, Bioinformatics, Computational Natural Sciences (Dual-Degree & MSc), IT in Building Sciences, Spatial Informatics (Remote Sensing and GIS) and Humanities .
2. Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET):This exam is conducted by Anna University for admission to M.Tech and other PG courses in Universities and affiliated Engineering colleges in Tamil Naidu.
3. Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) Karnataka: This exam is conducted by Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) for admission to M.Tech and other PG courses in to its affiliated colleges.
4. Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (PGECET):PGECET is one of the entrance exam in Andhra Pradesh for admission into M.E. / M.Tech./M.Pharm./M.Arch / M.Plg. (full time) in Universities and affiliated Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh.
5. VITMEE Engineering Entrance Exam: It was conducted by VIT deemed university in every year in the month of June The Applications Will  be available from February month.
6. GITAM Admission Test (GAT) : This exam is conducted by GITAM university at its Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru Campuses For Admission to UG and PG programmes on every year in the month of April,The application process will be start from March month.
7. BITS Pilani Higher Degree Admission: For admission to Higher Degree programmes leading to M.E./M.Pharm In BITS Pilani. candidates have to appear in the Online tests conducted by BITS at designated centers in different cities.Every year they release notification in the month of APRIL or MAY.
8. West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT) M.Tech Admission (PGET)
9. University of Petroleum and Energy studies, Dehradun UPES- Based on Interview
We will update the admissions notification later in this blog......


  1. i think sir upes is not conduct any exam for m tech admission..the admission process is only based on interviw i want to know upse is best for m tech in placementwise and plz suzzest me which program are best for ece student sir plz provide authorized answer bcoz no other sourse to know full information regarding upes... thank u...

    1. Sorry! Jain! Ya! UPES admission is based on interview only... i dont have full info about UPES placement, but i will try to find the info about placement soon..

  2. pls post those notifications here when ever they are released..

  3. Thanks for the detailed information, Some more GATE Alternative Exams are given here,GATE Alternative Exams for M.Tech

  4. sir i am looking for m.tech in vlsi or in embedded system but confused. will it be better to take admission at lower NITs or to choose private universities like srm chennai, amity noida. nd which one is better placementwise srm chennai or amity noida for m.tech

  5. Great Post thanks for sharing this information with us.
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