The purpose of the GATE exam is to test students knowledge and understanding of their under Graduate level subjects in Engineering and Science. Every year lakhs of Engineering graduates passout from universities and engineering colleges. GATE In the present competitive scenario, to measure and test the caliber of engineering students is possible through the GATE exam only.
There is a misconception among students is that the GATE exam is only for ME. /M. Tech which finally leads to a teaching career only. But, it is not correct. The GATE score of the candidate is also used by several public sector undertakings (PSU) (i.e., government-owned companies like Indian Oil, GAIL, and Hindustan Petroleum etc.) for recruiting graduate engineers in entry-level positions, to get Fellowship Programs from CSIR and Scholarships in ME/M.Tech and many more.
To pursue M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Sc programs in any of the leading institutes in the country
Master's degree leads to specialization and cultivates and brings out best of your interest in a certain area which may lead to research / Ph.D.,
More domain specific companies recruit through campus recruitment in leading Institutes.
Higher salaries are offered for post graduate student when compared to a graduate
Masters degree is a must for those wishing to apply for Faculty/Research positions in educational institutes and most of the R&D centers.
Scholarship of Rs 8000/- is paid during masters course; so no dependency to parents for financial needs.
GATE qualified candidates are also eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR Laboratories and CSIR sponsored projects.
More than 37 PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings-government organizations), like BARC, IOCL etc. prescribe GATE qualification as a requirement.
Based on the GATE score, some of the foreign university (Like NTU, Singapore) offers Ph.D. position without any GRE score.
Most importantly to get to be a part of any nationally reputed Educational Institute and enjoy learning and research in the conducive ambience.
One gets intellectual satisfaction of working in the area of interest.
Last but not the least, Master course changes the individual's thought process; teaches us how to approach and solve a problem in the totally new & unknown environment.