What After Qualifying GATE Exam?

Benefits of GATE

Graduate Aptitude Test (GATE) in Engineering opens the door to success and growth. It is a dream of every engineering student to work in the large public sector at a reputed designation under the government of India. Your rank and abilities decides your future designation. Every year lakhs of students appear in GATE and a few top hundred students get selected. If you think that getting a job or M Tech are the only available options after qualifying GATE, then you are absolutely wrong. You have multiple career choices after cracking GATE. Here are the various options that students can avail after qualifying GATE


“There are nearly 217 Public Sector Undertakings in India and most of them select candidates through the GATE scores. Students who qualify in GATE are entitled to a stipend of Rs 8,000 per month during their M. Tech course.

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Career Opportunities after Qualifying GATE

Jobs in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) after GATE:

From the past few years, most of the PSUs in India have started hiring fresh talent through GATE score. On the basis of their score, candidates get interview calls from prestigious PSUs. On clearing the interview, candidates get the opportunity to work for these PSUs. GATE, being a core and subject-specific examination, has become the standard for entry into the top organizations in India.

Following are some of the organizations that recruit on the basis of GATE Score:

  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited
  • Bharat Electronics Limited
  • Indian Space Research Organization
  • National Thermal Power Plant
  • Defence Research and Development Organisation
  • Gas Authority of India Ltd.

International Opportunities after GATE Exam :

For those of you who want to pursue your post-graduation from international universities, GATE score can help you get through. There are various renowned international universities including National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore; Nanyang Technological University and few of the German Universities that take international candidates on the basis of GATE score. For international universities, GATE score is valid for 3 years after appearing for the exam.

Post-graduate Degree from Top Indian Colleges:

If you have dreamed of having a core job and want to pursue higher education in engineering and sciences, then GATE is the best way to get admission in top Indian colleges. Admission in PG courses offered by IISc Bangalore, IITs, IIITs and NITs is done on the basis of GATE score.

Fellowship and Research Opportunities through GATE Exam:

Achieving a good score in GATE 2018 will also make you eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR Laboratories along with a stipend of Rs. 16,000 per month. In addition to this, if you have already pursued your M.Tech degree then you can also for research positions open at R&D centres. An excellent score can also help you get research fellowships provided by government and private organizations.

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