Reasons to Pursue M.Tech after B.Tech

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: July 13, 2022 02:15 pm IST

Several students also find it difficult to decide whether is it better to go for a job after completing their Engineering or pursue M.Tech. Although, the main decision of the student of whether or not to pursue M.Tech after B.Tech depends on various factors and career goals of the student.

M. Tech after B. Tech

After completing a degree in B.Tech, almost every engineering student think of the future. One of the main questions that strike every engineering student in their final year of B.Tech is whether or not should they go for M. Tech after completing their degree.

Several students also find it difficult to decide whether is it better to go for a job after completing their Engineering or pursue a degree in Masters in Technology to enhance their knowledge. Although, the main decision of the student of whether or not to pursue M.Tech after B.Tech depends on various factors and career goals of the student.

This article will overview the different advantages of pursuing M Tech after B Tech, an overview of career scope after pursuing M Tech along with a brief comparison between M. Tech and MBA after B Tech.

Why Pursue M Tech After B Tech

There are many advantages of pursuing a Masters in Technology after completing a degree in B Tech. Some of the major reasons why a student should go for a degree in M.Tech after pursuing B Tech are given in the table below:

Reason 1

When a candidate opts for a degree in Masters in Technology, the students are given education related to a particular stream of Technology. This enables the candidates to get complete and enhanced knowledge about a particular stream of Engineering, making them specialised in that particular stream.

Reason 2

Some of the reputed industries look for a candidate with a Masters degree in order to employ them for important IT industry jobs. Multinational companies like Microsoft and Google also prefer the candidates with an M. Tech degree for the job.

Reason 3

Pursuing M. Tech after completing a degree in B. Tech gives students the opportunity to get hired in reputed companies and earn more salary as compared to the students getting a job after completing their graduation in engineering.

Reason 4

The candidates can also go for a PhD or into the field of research after completing a degree in Masters in Technology.

Reason 5

The candidates after pursuing Masters of Technology can also apply for a job of Professor in IITs, NITs, IIITs and other engineering institutes.

Career Scope for Pursuing M Tech after B Tech

The candidates who opt to pursue M. Tech after completing B. Tech gets a lot of career scope and job opportunities in some of the reputed industries in the country. Some of the popular job options which the candidates can pursue after completing M. Tech with good salary packages include Project Manager, Senior Engineer, Research Associate, Development Engineer, Construction Manager, Machinery Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Software Developer, Researcher, etc. Apart from this, students can also go for a career in the teaching profession after completing their M. Tech. The candidates can also opt to pursue a doctoral degree (PhD) after completing their Masters in Technology in the area of their interest. Opting for a PhD after Masters in Technology can help the candidates to get job opportunities in some of the central universities such as IITs, NITs and IITs. The candidates can also open their own organisation after completing a degree in Masters in Technology.

Average Salary after Pursuing M Tech

The average salary of a candidate after pursuing a degree in M. Tech depends upon the type of organisation, the expertise, and the experience of the candidate. On average, the candidates having a degree in Masters of Technology can earn Upto 40k-50k per month as a starting salary.

The average salary package for different job options after pursuing a degree in M. Tech are given in the table below:

Job Options

Average Salary

Project Manager

3 to 18 LPA

Machinery Engineer

3.6 to 15 LPA

Senior Engineer

3 to 12 LPA

Maintenance Manager

3 to 10.8 LPA

Software Developer

3 to 10 LPA

Research Associate

3 to 9 LPA

Is it Worth to Choose M Tech after B Tech?

Keeping into consideration all of the points as discussed above, it can be clearly said choosing M. Tech after B. Tech depends on the career scope of the students. They can either choose to go for a job or M. Tech. However, going for a Masters degree after B. Tech will not only help the students get more streamlined, they can also apply for high paying jobs in reputable IT industries. Apart from this, pursuing M. Tech after B. Tech also opens a lot of career opportunities for students such as becoming a professor in central universities, going for a PhD, starting a company of own, and many others.

M Tech or MBA: What to Choose After B Tech?

Many students also get confused as to whether to pursue a Masters in Technology (M. Tech) or a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) after completing a degree in B Tech. While a degree in MBA prepares students for non-technical and generalized roles in industries, the candidates can pursue advanced and professional studies in the technical field while pursuing M Tech.

While the career option and job opportunities for both the degree are good, the decision of whether to choose M  Tech or MBA entirely depends upon the career goals of the student. If the student wants to pursue a generalized role in non-technical industries, he/she can go for a Masters in Business Administration. On the other hand, if the candidate wants to pursue their career in the field of Technology in a particular stream of Engineering, it is better to pursue M. Tech after B Tech.

You can also read the detailed article on M Tech or MBA: What to Choose After B Tech to get more insights on which course among the two is better to pursue after B. Tech.

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