In a move to emphasise more on higher education, Education Assessment and Rating (ERA) Foundation, a not-for-profit education body has launched single entrance exam ‘Uni-Gauge PGTech 2015’ for many universities. Students seeking admission in post graduate courses in Technology and Engineering can give this entrance exam. These PG courses include M.Tech (Master of Technology) and M.E (Master of Engineering).
This is a pan-India, computer based test which will be conducted in partnership with TCS iON. ERA will provide a score and it will be used as one of the criteria for admission to participating Universities or Institutions.
Universities which have joined the Uni-GAUGE PGTech 2015 platform are M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences (Karnataka), Reva University (Karnataka), Saveetha University (Tamilnadu), SCSVMV University (Tamilnadu), Periyar Maniammai University (Tamilnadu), KL University (Andhra Pradesh), Karpagam University (Tamilnadu).
B N Subramanya, CEO, ERA Foundation said, “We at ERA are trying to provide a single platform for students seeking admission to Postgraduate Technology or Engineering courses in the country and Uni-GAUGE PGTech Exam is a part of it. We have successfully conducted two National Exams, Uni-GAUGE PGMD and EMeD which was highly appreciated by the universities and accepted by the students. More than 20,000 students from across the country applied for these exams.”
The qualifying examination for admission to M.Tech or M.E course is B.E, B.Tech or equivalent examination recognised by State and Central Government. Uni-GAUGE PGTech 2015 will be conducted in about 16 major cities of India.
The last date for submitting online application is 22nd June 2015. Uni-GAUGE PGTech 2015 Exam will be conducted on 4th July 2015. The Fee for Uni-GAUGE PGTech 2015 Entrance Exam is Rs. 1500. Payment of fee can be made online and offline.