23 Jul 2021

Best Career Opportunities After Clearing GATE Exam 2022

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Job Opportunities That Will Come Your Way Through GATE Scores


The biggest question that you should ask yourself before you prepare for any form of the competitive exam is: What is the future scope after appearing the examination? Every year nearly 1 million candidates attempt GATE – one of the most sought-after competitive exams in India. Most students still feel they can pursue only M. Tech after GATE? However, it was prior to 2012, now you have a lot of career scopes after GATE such as candidates are eligible for Private and PSU recruitments, fellowships programs, Ph.D., management programs, and fly overseas for higher studies.

About GATE Exam

GATE is jointly conducted by seven IITs, IISc, and authorized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). These institutes are just governing bodies and will not design the question papers. GATE 2022 will be conducted between 5-7 February and 12-14 February 2022 (tentatively). It is a crucial milestone for those who wish to seek some of the finest job opportunities across different verticals and sectors in India as well as overseas. The exam offers endless opportunities for those who have the calibre to clear GATE 2022. Stay tuned and know what’s there in store for your bright future. In this blog, we will discuss the various jobs through GATE 2022 available for you:

M. Tech Opportunities Through GATE 2022

Once GATE Exam 2022 results are announced and you get selected in the merit lists, you can straight away apply for M. Tech in seven IITs or private institutes across India. It’s the most common gateway and every engineer wishes to seek this opportunity. With a good GATE score, you will be eligible for M. Tech studies, stipend, and various academic benefits & privileges in the top engineering institutes of the nation. After completing M. Tech, you can grab some good job opportunities. GATE can be a crucial step towards shaping up a bright future for engineering students.

Below is the list of some premier institutes in India to live your M. Tech dreams -

IIT, Chennai, IISc Bangalore, IIT Mumbai, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Roorkee, BITS, TIET, Vellore Institutes, Amity University, Noida, NIT Warangal, NIT Suratkhal, and more.

Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) Jobs

Today, several PSUs hire candidates with good GATE scores. More than 200+ PSUs such as BHEL, IOCL, NPCIL, ONGC, NTPC, etc. consider GATE scores as criteria to recruit engineering aspirants. GATE exam started gaining popularity amongst various PSUs once the MoU was signed with the IITs for recruiting brilliant minds through GATE. So, when you crack GATE you will get direct government sector jobs. Some lucrative benefits of PSU jobs for GATE qualified students will be an excellent salary package, healthy work-life balance, extra benefits like reimbursements, subsidized rates, quarters to stay, support for their kids for higher studies, PFs, pensions, and more. Today, PSU has been the frontline reason for students to prepare for GATE. The majority of the students aim to get selected for different PSUs and if they get selected for M. Tech they still keep trying to prepare for the GATE to be conducted next year.

The recruitment procedure for PSU will be a valid GATE score, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview (PI). The weightage given to GATE score will be between 75% to 85%. Some of the prestigious PSUs that choose GATE candidates include NTPC, NHPC, BHEL, SAIL, and other PSU recruitment exams like ISRO, DRDO, BARC, etc. with GATE Exam 2022. Get selected for the best PSU through GATE 2022 and advance your career today!

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Sponsorship Job Opportunities

When you’re able to secure a position in the government bodies such as IAF, DRDO, ISRO, Doordarshan, or Indian Army & Navy through GATE score, you will be eligible for their sponsorship programs. These programs could be for two years and once you complete the programs you can lay the foundation for a fruitful future. With the help of GATE 2022, you have some wonderful opportunities to secure a place in some prestigious universities or institutes overseas. If your score is great, you can book a spot in the top 20 engineering colleges or institutes in the world. There are a plethora of opportunities available for you after the GATE exam 2022. It’s an efficient way to secure your future. So, start your GATE 2022 preparation and grab the various privileges and perks through sponsorship programs. A great future is waiting for you ahead!

Ph. D Admissions

These days M. Tech qualification is not a mandate to get selected for Ph. D programs, if you hold a B. Tech degree and good GATE score you can straightaway head for Ph. D programs. Yes! You heard it right. To be eligible for Ph. D programs you need to have an excellent GATE score and then go through the interview round in the desired area of interest. The various benefits of going for the Ph. D program will be research opportunities overseas, Stipend during the Ph. D courses, and job opportunities as an assistant professor at IITs and IIITs.

MS Program

If you wish to go overseas for higher studies, then you shouldn't worry about the GRE & TOEFL scores. These are some universities in the foreign nation which consider GATE score for admission of Indian students such as the National University of Singapore (NUS), Technical Institute of Germany, and Nanyang Technological University (NTU). GATE score should be within three years or below from the date you apply to these prestigious universities overseas and the GATE percentage should be 90% and above.

State Electricity Boards

In prior days, various state electricity boards used to conduct independent exams; however, today many of them collaborate with IITs to recruit through GATE. Some of the state electricity boards that assign jobs for GATE qualified students are - West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL), Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), and Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGEN). For getting recruited in one of these prestigious electricity boards, you have to apply with your GATE registration numbers on their respective websites.

Research and Development Job Opportunities

Under jobs through GATE exam, there are certain research positions available in the prestigious Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC). It also conducts its competitive exam for recruiting candidates. Just like GATE, there are industries such as ISRO that conduct their exam on similar patterns.

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FPM - Fellowship Program In Management Job Opportunities

IIMs across India run this five-year program and it has the following features: A monthly stipend of Rs 25,000+, no tuition fees for 4 years and 9 months. Students who don’t live on campus will receive HRA (House Rent Allowance) of Rs 8000 for a single student and INR 10000-13000 for married ones. For more details, you can visit various IIMs sites.

Post-Graduation Diploma in Management

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) offers various courses under Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Studies such as Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering (PGDIE), Post Graduate Diploma in Manufacturing Management (PGDMM), Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management (PGDPM). Candidates should have a valid GATE score along with 60% & above at graduation in Engineering & Technology to qualify for these courses.

Hope you must have not got an idea of the basic job opportunities after GATE examination. It’s the doorway for multiple career opportunities and we wish you all the best for GATE Exam 2022. Ekeeda offers the best of the GATE online classes for aspirants to prepare for the most in-demand competitive exam in India. Our lectures are designed by top educators with the latest syllabus and exam pattern. Sign up with Ekeeda and book your favorite GATE subjects with us. Boost your GATE 2022 preparation with the right study material, online test series, Model/Previous Year Question Papers, and more!

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