What is the full form of B.Tech?
The full form of B.Tech is Bachelor of technology. B. Tech is an undergraduate engineering degree awarded in many countries such as India, Australia, the USA, New Zealand, Canada, Norway, etc. The period of this course of study varies from 3 to 4 years, depending on the different nations and academic institutions. It is a four-year undergraduate course in India that is split into eight semesters. A few of the top colleges and institutions that will be offering a B. Tech In India are
- IITs (Indian Institute of Technology). There are currently 16 IITs in India.
- NIT (National Development Institute), and there are about 30 NITs in India.
- Also, have private and public universities and institutes to pursue B.Tech courses.
Eligibility Criteria For B.Tech Admission
- Completing Class 12th or (10 + 2)th from science stream is the qualification needed to apply for admission to the B.Tech program.
- Students who have taken PCM ( Physics Chemistry and Mathematics) as compulsory subjects are favoured for the course.
- Candidates in PCM subjects must have secured a minimum aggregate mark of 60 per cent.
- Students who have graduated from 10th class or 12th class in technical trades can apply for admission to B.Tech courses offered by India’s engineering colleges.
B.Tech Entrance examinations
Nearly 11 lakh candidates take up engineering entrance examinations in the country annually. There are different types of entrance examinations to B.Tech courses which are listed below.
- JEE Main (Joint Entrance Examination Main)
- JEE Advanced
- National Level Engineering Entrance Examination
- State Level Engineering Entrance Examination
- West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)
- Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE)
- Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test
- Institute Specific Engineering Entrance Exams
- VIT Engineering Entrance Examination(VITEEE)
Specialisation options in B.Tech courses
Engineering is an ever-evolving area with so many existing branches. New specialization options continue to evolve with the advancement of new technologies, which are described below.
- Civil engineering
- Electrical engineering
- Chemical engineering
- Mechanical engineering
- Aerospace engineering
- Biological engineering
- Industrial engineering, etc.
Difference between B.Tech(Bachelor of Technology) and B.E. (Bachelor of Engineering)
Technically, B.E. courses are more theoretical, while BTech courses are more realistic. The main difference between these two-degree programs is in terms of the taught course material and orientation of the programme.
Career after B.Tech program
- It could be considered a skill-oriented program.
- After B.Tech, private companies recruit students for entry-level work positions in tech jobs.