IIIT Bangalore is a public-private institution with great industry participation. Location is another advantage of this institute. As Bangalore is software hub, this institute has good industry interactions for placement and research and development work.
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IIIT Bangalore invites applications for Master of Engineering Degree (MS and M.Tech) in Information Technology. This course is designed in accordance with the requirement of the industry. By which they easily be placed in Software industry.
Courses offered: M.Tech in Information Technology and MS information Technology, the institute also offers an integrated degree for MS and PhD.
Eligibility: The minimum qualification for admission to any of the programs at iiit-b is a first-class four-year bachelor’s degree in engineering (i.e. B.E., B.Tech., or equivalent). First class degree holders in 3-year undergraduate programs followed by Masters Degree with first class in any of the physical sciences, or an MCA degree with first class, can also apply. Final-year students expecting to graduate by August 2010 may also apply. First class or equivalent is required in 10th and 12th (or equivalent) grades as well.
Selection procedure: Admission to the M.Tech. program is on the basis of prior academic performance (at the high school level and beyond), performance in the iiit-b’s online admissions test and an admission interview. Applicants with good scores in the GATE examination and GRE examination may be eligible for waiver of Entrance Examination.
Official site for information: IIIT Bangalore M.Tech admissions 2010-2011
Last date for receiving online applications with application fees: March 20, 2010
Exams & Interviews:
Last date for sending payment for Entrance Exam fee: April 02, 2010
Notification of exam waiver for qualified GATE applicants: March 26, 2010
Exam Dates: Students are provided with two choices for taking the online admission test: Date 1: April 4, 2010 or Date 2: April 11, 2010
Selection interviews at IIIT-B campus: May 5-7, 2010
If you dont have a good GATE Score this can be good alternative for you apart from trying to go abroad for studies like US, UK, Mexico, Denmark. Whish you a great luck with higher studies.