Mater of Technology or M.Tech is a Post Graduate level degree course in the field of Technology and Engineering. It is available in many subjects and specializations of different streams. M.Tech in Hydrology and Water Resource is a specialization that deals with water science and related engineering. Candidates learn about developing water resources, their management, water flow, etc. The studies included in the course are focusing on water associated problems and use and control of water. The candidates also learn about planning, developing and even managing the water resources.
This course require graduates especially from the field of technology or engineering, hence candidates holding Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology degree In same or related field from a reputed institute are eligible for this course. The minimum required marks should be 55% or higher to get admission in this course. The age criteria vary from one to another institute.
Admissions require submission of filled application forms before the due date. These applications should be enclosed with all other required documents like age proof, previous qualification certificate copies, application fee, etc.
Most of the reputed institutes either conduct their own entrance tests to validate the knowledge of candidates or consider the scores obtained in national level entrance tests. Some other institutes create merit list on the basis of their scores in graduation.
The duration of this course is 2 years. These 2 years are divided into 4 parts known as semesters and each semester is having 6 months duration.
Further Study options
After completion of this course, candidates interested in pursuing higher studies should go for Ph.D. or Doctor of Philosophy in Hydrology or any other related topic of their interest. Ph.D. is a research-based course after which candidates can easily get scientific jobs. After Ph.D., Post Doctorate research work can also be pursued.
The course starts with very basic topics like open channel hydraulics, engineering hydrology, advanced fluid mechanics, etc. Then candidates also learn about groundwater engineering, water resource planning, designing of hydraulic structures and modeling analysis. The course includes some seminars, projects and some guest lecturers to support the practical learning of candidates.
Some electives are also included in the course like hydropower engineering, wind engineering, remote sensing for water resource systems, etc.
These candidates can work as a climate and water modeler, design manager, procurement manager, site engineer, mechanical engineer, etc as per their choice and availability of jobs.
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