Bachelor of Technology is also known as Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) in many institutions. Study curriculum is same for both B.Tech and B.E. so don’t be confused in names.
The term engineering comes from Latin word Ingenium means ‘Cleverness and Ingeniare means ‘to create’.
There is a huge craze among the young students for engineering. Mostly science stream students want to become engineer and opt B.Tech after the completion of 12th.
The Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) is the 4 year full-time undergraduate course leading to the engineering degree. The duration of undergraduate engineering course varies from country to country. Many colleges/Universities of India offers B.Tech programme in various disciplines.
Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institute of Technology (NITs) are the top public institutions that offers engineering courses. There are 23 IITs and 31 NITs situated across the country. If you want to pursue B.Tech from these colleges then you have to appear the engineering entrance exams. Many other institutions/Universities apart from these also offers engineering education.
If you are interested to study more in this field then you can go for higher studies. You have the option to purse M.Tech after B.Tech. Master of Technology (M.Tech) is the advancement in this field through which you are particularly specialized in one area. Some candidates also choose MBA after B.Tech. One can also opt teaching field and become professor after M.Tech.
Candidates can also pursue higher studies along with job. They can pursue courses in distance mode as many Universities in India offers distance education. It will not adds value to your academic qualification but also helps you to secure good position in an organization.
After M.Tech, one can also enter in research field by pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in related discipline.