B.Tech: Bachelor of Technology
The full form of B.Tech is “Bachelor of Technology“. A Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded in many countries like India, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Canada etc. The duration of this degree program varies from 3 to 4 years (or even a five-year such as in Nigeria) depending on different countries and universities. B.Tech. is considered to be a skill-oriented course. The degree is conferred in the Commonwealth of Nations, the United States and elsewhere.
In India, B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) and BE (Bachelor of Engineering) are the same and offered in engineering disciplines. It is a year undergraduate degree program which is divided into eight semesters. The courses are of a duration of 4-years and are spread across 8 semesters. There are typically two kinds of a engineering programme:
- 3-year BE/B.Tech after Diploma in Engineering
- 4-year BE/B.Tech after Class 12
BTech eligibility criteria would vary from institute to institute. The basic eligibility requirement for admissions to any B.Tech programme is:
- Candidates must have passed Class 10+2 exam from a recognised board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as core subjects.
- They must also have secured a minimum aggregate marks of 60% in the above subjects combined.