GATE Centre at KLS’ Gogte Institute of Technology
KLS’ Gogte Institute of Technology (GIT) extended the Memorandum of Understanding with
the EduTecCon Solutions India Private Limited (GATEETC) for the on campus training for
GATE. Owing to the successful performance of students in GATE in 2014 trained under this
programme, and their performance in 2015 placement activity, the college decided to
maintain the bond with GATEETC for the second consecutive year. Prof. G.S. Nayak,
Placement Officer of GIT informed that students trained under this programme have
excelled in placements too.
GATE is an online examination jointly conducted by the Indian Institute of Science and the
seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the National Coordination Board, GATE,
Department of Higher Education and Union Ministry of Human Resource Development
(MHRD). It is administered and conducted in eight zones across the country.
GATEETC is a leading organisation in Belgaum which has established itself as trusted name in
imparting training for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). It employs a team
of competent faculty alumni of IITs and IIScwho travel from Hyderabad, Delhi, Pune, and
Bangalore. Mr. SiddharthBennur, CEO of GATEETC, highlighted the importance of GATE.
GATE is an entry norm for admission to postgraduate programs in top notch engineering
colleges like the IISc, IITs and NITs.Qualifying in GATE entitles students to a scholarship of
Rs.12400/- per month for pursuing M.Tech/ MS in any college across India. The rigorous
training also helps the students qualify for jobs both at private and public sectors. GATE
fulfils the entry normsfor jobs in as many as 36 public sector undertakings in India like IOCL,
Power Grid, BEL, NELCO, NTPC, BHEL, GAIL, Bharat Petroleum, to name a few. A number of
private sector companies also consider GATE score. Besides, a student who qualifies in GATE
is exempted fromPh.D Entrance Test (PET).
It requires a minimum of one year of preparation to qualify GATE. Hence the training is
beneficial for the 6th semester students. Dr.A.S. Deshpande, Principal of GIT informed, in
order that their students receive utmost advantage of this opportunity, a substantial part of
the fees will be sponsored by the college.
This training is open for GATE aspirants from other colleges of engineering too. For further
details on this contact the Placement Office of Gogte Institute of Technology.