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M.Tech Computer Science (M.Tech CSE)

Updated By Neha Kumari on 25 Nov, 2020
Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
60 K-2 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
CUCET, MDU CEE, DUET ...
Study Mode
Regular

About M.Tech Computer Science (CSE)

M. Tech in Computer Science Engineering is a postgraduate program which is of a total of 2 years duration, divided into four semesters. The candidates who have pursued a degree in  Bachelors of Technology (B. Tech) in any stream can pursue a course in M. Tech in Computer Science Engineering. Through this course, the students are provided with a curriculum of the specialised concept of Computer Science Engineering with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of computer science concept. The various areas of computer science which are covered by M. Tech in Computer Science Engineering course include Network, System Integration,  Algorithms and Logic, Software Engineering, Distributed and Embedded Systems, and the Digital Systems. 

The selection of candidates for admission to M. Tech in CSE course is done either through direct admission or through a national level entrance exam such as Gate or TANCET. The average course fee for M. Tech in Computer Science ranges somewhere in between 50k to 2 lakh depending on the type of Institute. 

M. Tech CSE Course Highlights

The major highlights of the M. Tech Computer Science Engineering course are given in the table below:

Level

Post-graduation

Duration

2 years (4 semesters)

Fee Structure

INR 50K- 2 lakh

Exam Type

Per Semester

Eligibility 

Must be graduate in B. Tech/ BE from a recognised Institute

Minimum Aggregate Required

50%

Admission Process

Merit-Based, Entrance Exam

Starting Salary

INR 3 to 6 LPA

Job Options

Senior Developer, Network Manager, System Analyst, Network Specialist, Computer Science Engineer, Data Analyst, etc.

M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wish to pursue a degree in M. Tech Computer Science Engineering must fulfil certain eligibility criteria in order to get eligible for the course. Though the eligibility criteria for admission to M. Tech Computer Science Engineering differs from college to college, there are certain minimum eligibility criteria which the candidates must fulfil for admission.

The eligibility criteria required for admission to M. Tech Computer Science Engineering are given below:

  1. The candidates must have pursued a degree in Bachelors of Engineering (B. Tech/ BE)  in any stream of Engineering including CSE/ECE/ Mining/ Agricultural Engineering/ Civil/ EEE, from a recognised Institute.
  2. The candidate must have acquired a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for the reserved candidates) in the qualifying examination. 
  3. The candidates who are appearing for the final exam or waiting for the final result can also apply for admission to M. Tech Computer Science Engineering course.

M.Tech CSE Admission Process

While some college offers admission to M. Tech Computer Science Engineering program on the basis of merit obtained by the student in a National level entrance exam (GATE), some of the colleges also conduct their own entrance exam for testing the eligibility of students for admission. Based on the merit obtained by the student in the qualifying exam or an entrance exam, the shortlisted candidates are called for the university level test in which their proficiency in terms of Computer Science Engineering, Mathematics Concept, Aptitude and Reasoning are evaluated. Based on the performance of the student in the entrance exam, the qualified candidates are further called for the personal interview round conducted by the colleges. Based on the overall marks obtained by the student in the entrance exam and the interview round, the eligible candidates are offered admission to the program. 

M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) Syllabus

The semester wise syllabus for M. Tech Computer Science Engineering program has been given in the table below:

Semester I

Semester II

Computer Networks

Advanced Algorithms

Advanced Database Management System

Computer Science and Formal Models

Operating System

Computer Architecture and Design

Fundamentals of Computers

Cloud Computing

Performance Analysis of Computer System

Open Elective II

Open Elective I

Project

Seminar

Seminar

 

Semester III

Semester IV

Open Elective III

Evaluation of project and Viva

Project

Embedded System

Open Elective IV

Computer Graphics and visualisation

Evaluation of Project

DIP and advances

Information Security

Optical Networks 

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M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) Career Options and Job Prospects

After completing a course in M. Tech Computer Science Engineering,  the candidates can opt for various career opportunities and job prospects. The candidates who have pursued a degree in M. Tech Computer Science Engineering can go for either a government-based or a private based Tech-based industry The various job options which the candidates can off after pursuing a degree in M. Tech Computer Science Engineering includes Senior Developer, Network Manager, System Analyst, Network Specialist, Computer Science Engineer, Data Analyst, etc. The starting salary of a candidate for M. Tech Computer Science Engineering ranges in between INR 3 to 6 LPA.

Questions Related to M.Tech CSE Course

I had completed MSc in Maths so can I do M.Tech in Computer Science?

-SivaUpdated on May 11, 2021 12:30 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

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Yes, you can pursue M.Tech in Computer Science after completing your MSc in Mathematics.

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I am a Civil Engineering passout of 2019. I have given GATE for Civil Engineering. If I get a good score in GATE, then can I apply for M.Tech in Computer Science through my GATE (Civil) score?

-BooUpdated on February 17, 2021 09:29 AM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

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I am sorry to say but you cannot apply for M.Tech in Computer Science if you have ...

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Can I apply for M.Tech course after 5 years of gap after pursuing B.E.?

-AnonymousUpdated on November 17, 2020 09:42 AM
  • 1 Answer
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FAQs about M.Tech Computer Science

I want admission in M.Tech Computer Science (CSE). Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test , Banasthali University Aptitude Test , Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test , Jawaharlal Nehru University Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology , Delhi University Arts are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) courses.

What are the top colleges offering M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : National Institute of Technology (Tiruchirappalli) , Indian Institute of Technology (Varanasi) , BITS Pilani-K K Birla Goa Campus (Goa) , Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) , Indian Institute of Information Technology (Allahabad). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) or not.

What is the average fee for the course M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) ?

The average fee for M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) is INR 50000 per year.

What are the popular specializations related to M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) ?

Some of the popular specializations for M.Tech. (Master of Technology) are : Metallurgical Engineering , NGO Management , Geomatics , Network Engineering , Computational Mechanics.

What is the duration of the course M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) ?

M.Tech Computer Science (CSE) is a 2 year course.

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