Updated on - Jan 10, 2023

Bachelor of Technology (BTech) is a 4 year engineering course in specializations such as B Tech Computer Science, B Tech Biotechnology, BTech in Computer Science, B Tech IT, B Tech mechanical engineering and others. B Tech degree provides theoretical and practical knowledge of technology to the students. 

BTech Admission 2021 is ongoing with JEE Mains and JEE advanced Exams taking place. Phase 4 of JEE Main 2021 exams have commenced and B.E/ B.Tech papers are scheduled from August 26 – September 1. JEE Advanced 2021 will be conducted on October 3, 2021. The results for the SAAT exam have been declared for BTech Admission 2021.

There are numerous BTech Colleges in India that provide the course in various specializations such as IT, Artificial Intelligence, Civil, etc. BTech from IIT or BTech from NIT provide high salary packages to the aspirants. IIT Bombay is known to give the highest salary package to BTech graduates, i.e. INR 18,00,000 per annum. 

Students have the option of getting work experience or doing higher studies after BTech. Majority of the students are going for MBA after Btech to work in the management space. While others who want to work in the engineering stream are going for MTech after BTech. Students can work as a Software engineer, Automobile Engineer, chemical engineer, Biomedical engineer after BTech.  

BTech Course Highlights

  • A Bachelor of Technology (BTech) is a professional engineering degree awarded to students after 4 years of study in the field. 
  • The minimum eligibility criteria for BTech courses is to score a minimum of 60% marks in 10+2 with PCM as compulsory subjects. A relaxation of 5% is given to reservation categories such as SC/ST.
  • Some popular and widely pursued BTech majors are BTech Mechanical Engineering, BTech Computer Science Engineering, BTech Biotechnology, BTech Food Technology, and BTech Agriculture and BTech Civil Engineering.
  • BTech Admissions are done on the basis of BTech Entrance Exams such as: JEE Main and JEE Advanced and many state-level entrance exams like WBJEE, MHT CET, KCET, etc.
  • Some BTech Colleges such as IIT Bombay, IIST Thiruvananthapuram, and VIT Vellore offer Integrated BTech+MTech courses of 5-year duration.
  • Top Government Colleges in India offering admissions in BTech courses are IITs, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs along with some Private BTech Colleges such as VIT, BITS, MIT, and more.
  • BTech average course fees vary between INR 90,000 to INR 4,00,000 per annum, which is variable depending upon BTech specializations and colleges. 
  • Candidates can avail themselves of several BTech Scholarships such as the AICTE tuition fees waiver scheme, State-level scholarship scheme, and scholarships based on entrance exams.
  • The average starting salary of a BTech Engineer is INR 3,00,000 to INR 7,00,000 per annum. 
  • Top BTech Recruiters are Google, Apple, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, ISRO, Microsoft, Amazon, Flipkart, Intel, TATA Consultancy, and more.

About BTech

Why Study BTech Course?

Btech course is one of the most upfront undergraduate courses in engineering opted by students who belong to science backgrounds Below we have listed some key benefits to study a BTech course. 

  • BTech offers a wide range of professional courses in many specializations, so that all the students can get a wide range of jobs.
  • BTech courses also help students gain theoretical and practical knowledge and experience as required by their respective industries.
  • This course provides an opportunity to develop new solutions to solve key problems in any field related to engineering. 
  • Engineers are also responsible for the development of new algorithms to contribute to tomorrow's improvements.
  • The demand for skilled BTech engineers in the market has always been high.
  • The annual salary of BTech engineers is as high as INR 15,000,000 and they can cooperate with the best brands in the world.

Who Should do a BTech Course?

  • Candidates who opted for a science stream with PCM as main subjects and scored 55% to 60% marks in their 12th board examinations are eligible for any BTech Specialization course.
  • Students are required to appear for engineering entrance exams such as JEE Mains, SRMJEEE, BCECE, COMEDK UGET, etc. 
  • Students can opt for any suitable specialization that matches their interests to make a bright career in their preferred profession.
  • After BTech, students can also pursue an MBA in related discipline, because the professional development of engineers after the MBA degree is very demanding.

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