B Tech For Working Professionals

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  • Approvals UGC | AICTE | NAAC
  • Duration 3 - 4 Year
  • Eligibility 12th (Science) with minimum 45% marks
  • Fee INR 35K to INR 1.5 LAKH

About Course

Bachelors of Technology Distance Education is an undergraduate course in technology. With the rapid advancements in technology, it is also offered in the distance mode of education, which can be pursued by an aspirant who is interested in engineering through the comfort of their time and zone. The distance course is suitable for candidates who are working professionals and who find it difficult to attend college because of a side hustle or a geographical barrier. Distance Engineering has various branches that a candidate can specialize in. After completing the engineering degree, the students have various job opportunities that are available in the relevant field that a candidate is specialized in.

This programme is best suited to working professionals and young aspirants if they do not have the time to pursue the regular full-time course. In today’s date, there are many Universities offering distance B.Tech along with the stream specializations. There are many Universities offering distance B.Tech courses belonging to both the private and public sectors. The mode of the distance course examination differs from university to university. There are some institutions that offer online examination mode while some have offline examination centres. This course basically deals with major professional practices and practical techniques.

The most demanded streams of Engineering are:

  • Information Technology/Computer Science Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

The course and curriculum of a Distance B.Tech are the same as that of a regular B.Tech. But the subjects would differ from one specialization to another. This course is designed to give you the technical knowledge that plays a major objective in the economy. Bachelors in a technology program, whether regular or distance, is responsible to transform a student into a skilled Engineer with Theoretical and Practical Knowledge that is given to them through the technical curriculum and syllabus.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Qualification : 10+2
  • Age limit : No age limit

Who is this Program for?

B-tech distance education eligibility factor is very flexible, unlike the regular B.Tech. Though the criteria might differ a bit from one institution to another, the basic eligibility criteria are that the applicants must have passed 10+2 from a science background with Physics Chemistry and Maths as compulsory subjects. There is no such entrance exam that is conducted to enrol in B.Tech distance education programs. The B.Tech distance education program is for 4 years but some Universities allow a maximum of 8 years to complete.

Because of the flexibility in age to apply to this program, the students who couldn’t join their graduation just after their schooling or the students who couldn’t complete their studies in time can also apply, no matter what their age is.


Course Outcomes

  • B-tech distance education enhances a person’s skill set, domain knowledge, and equips them with the latest methods to make you ahead in this competitive world
  • Boost job profiles for people already working in a company, as well as open new and broader job profiles for you.
  • Identify, evaluate and solve Industrial problems using Technology and understand its impact worldwide.
  • The learnings from a technology-driven program will help the students develop and implement innovative technological solutions.
  • Provide the much needed conceptual foundation to the students through online methods of learning, and appropriate understanding of real-world applications.

Career Opportunities

Mechanical Engineer :-
  • Research and Development (R&D) Department
  • Analysis and testing engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Control & Instrument Engineer
Electronics & Communication Engineer :-
  • Analog & Digital transmissions
  • Satellite Communication
  • Antenna & Wave Processing
  • Reception of Data engineering
  • System Control Engineer
Computer Science Engineer :-
  • Software & IT manager
  • Product Designing & implementing engineering
  • Application & Software Development Engineer
  • Digital Transformation Engineer
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Data Scientist
Mechanical & Automobile Engineer :-
  • Automobile Designing
  • Automobile Operating & Production
  • Development Engineers
  • Vehicle Engineering & Quality Inspector

Various Public Sector Units such as NTPC, BHEL, ONGC provide opportunities for B.Tech graduates. Also, many government bodies from time to time such as the Indian Army, Navy and Airforce, PWD, Electrical Departments of states offer direct entry to the B.Tech.

You can also pursue higher education, like Mtech or MBA after completing your B.Tech.

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B. Tech for working professionals FAQ'S

What is a B.Tech degree?

Bachelors of Technology Distance Education is an undergraduate course in technology. It provides detailed knowledge of the subjects like Computer Networks, Advances in OS, Advanced Computer Architecture, Advanced Algorithms, Embedded Systems, Optical Networks, Cloud Computing, etc.

Can I do B.Tech while doing a job?

Yes, through distance education mode of learning, you are free to do a job side by side or occupy yourself in any side hustle.

Can I do B.Tech in distance mode?

Yes, this course is available in both regular and distance mode. The distance mode of this programme is approved by AICTE.

How many years does it take to complete a Distance B.Tech?

The minimum duration of completion is 4 years, however, the maximum duration of completion in distance mode can be extended to 8 years.

What is the mode of learning for distance B.Tech?

In distance education, the mode of learning can be online or offline. In online mode, the learning is done through virtual classes and study material is provided through digital textbooks. In the offline mode of learning, the learning is done through weekend classes and study material is provided through the printed study material.

What is the value of a distance B.Tech degree?

The value of the AICTE approved distance B.Tech programme is the same as that of a regular B.Tech degree.

What is the difference between distance and regular B.Tech?

In the distance mode B.Tech programme, students don’t need to go to the college regularly and the course is done either through virtual classes over the internet or offline on weekends or as dated by the institution. However, in regular B.Tech, students need to visit the colleges regularly and complete all the credits.

What is the eligibility to apply for B.Tech?

The applicants must have passed 10+2 from a science background with Physics Chemistry and Maths as compulsory subjects. There is no such entrance exam that is conducted to enrol in B.Tech distance education programs. There is no age limit to apply for this programme.

What is the admission process for distance B.Tech?

Please mail your choice of course and the required documents to our mail address and our counsellors will get in touch with you to find you the best college and help you with the admission procedure.

What are the different specializations in which students can pursue their B.Tech?

There are many specializations available in distance B.Tech like Information Technology/Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Mechanical, Civil, etc.

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