Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davangere has signed an MOU with GATEETC, to provide in-house GATE coaching to its students. The college has ventured into this tie up after thorough evaluation of all other players in the field. Mr. Y. Vrushabhendrappa, Director of BIET has called the students to make optimum use of this facility in the campus. Dr. Subrahmanya Swamy, the Placement Officer said that the in-house coaching would help the students perform better in the recruitment drives too. GATEETC is the first company in Davangere to provide GATE coaching.
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 an offshoot of EduTecCon Solutions India Private Limited, one of the leading organisations in India which has established itself as trusted name in imparting training for GATE examination. Mr. Siddarth Bennur, 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 norms for 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 from Ph.D Entrance Test (PET).
Mr. Ravi Kiran, the Branch Head of GATEETC, Davangere highlighted the features of the programme. It employs a team of competent faculty alumni of IITs and IISc who travel from Hyderabad, Delhi, Pune, and Bangalore.
It requires a minimum of one year of preparation to qualify GATE. Hence the training is beneficial for the 6 th semester students.
This training is open for GATE aspirants from other colleges of engineering too. For further details on this contact the Placement Office of Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology.