M.Tech is a Post Graduate level degree course in the technical field. The specialization of Irrigation in related to the field of agriculture engineering. The course curriculum includes all the phases of irrigation, hydrology, drainage and all other water management related topics. Some part of watershed management, ground and surface water, weather modification, etc are also included in the course.
Basics of soil physics, soil water plant relationships, salinity maintenance, etc are some important topics of the course.
The course includes extensive fieldwork and case studies hence cannot be pursued through correspondence but institutes offer it in the part-time mode for professionals.
This course requires candidates holding Bachelor of engineering, bachelor of technology or any other equivalent degree course from a registered and reputed institute. The minimum qualifying marks and age criteria vary from one institute to another and it is advised to check the same from the selected institute before submitting an application.
For admissions, candidates need to get the prospectus and then submit the duly filled form before the last date of submission. They should read the instructions carefully before filling up the form to avoid the end moment rejection of the application.
The admissions are offered in different ways in different institutes. Some institutes conduct entrance tests to validate the knowledge of candidates, whereas some institutes create merit list.
The duration of this course is 4 semesters or 2 years in regular mode. These semesters are having separate final examination and candidates are required to pass each semester separately.
Further Study options
After successfully completing this course, candidates having research-aptitude can go for Ph.D. or Doctor of Philosophy in any of the topics of their interest. Through this course, they will get chance to learn through experiments under the guidance of the supervisor.
The course starts with topics like statistics, computer programming, advanced engineering mathematics, etc. The core subjects of the course are applied hydrology, irrigation management, hydraulic structure and machinery, fluid mechanics, drainage of agricultural land, etc.
The candidates so learn about soil salinity, watershed development, irrigation system designing, and irrigation management under controlled environment and economic evaluation of irrigation.
these candidates are suitable for working in water harvesting centers, agriculture sector, research institutes, horticulture centers, etc. They can work as a research associate, section manager, product manager, etc very easily.
M.Tech Irrigation Engineering Admissions for 2018 - 2019 Academic Year
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