MTech is a professional postgraduate engineering master degree programme awarded to candidates after completion of two years of study in the discipline of engineering. This degree is predicated in a specific branch of engineering. In India, the ME/MTech degree is offered across various specializations.
The M.Tech./M.Sc.Eng./M.Sc.Tech. programs in India are usually structured as an Engineering Research degree, lesser than Ph.D. and considered to be parallel to M.Phil. and M.Sc. These are started with the aim of producing Research Engineers who can also get the position of "Technologist" in the Industries and Research Institutes.