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Know Everything About Top Engineering Colleges in India

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What are your options if you are looking for the top engineering colleges in India? How many can even match up to the top and popular engineering colleges? Who are the other close contenders?

The list is wide! Looking for a definitive list of the top engineering colleges in India? Yes? No doubt this is a massively debatable topic and you’ll find multiple answers everywhere. To cut down your wide list of engineering colleges and to make your choice easier we have put together several lists according to common questions that students have.

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There are about 6078 recognized engineering colleges in India out of which 4359 are private and 1359 are government engineering colleges in India.

All set to know about the top engineering colleges in India? Come along!

What all is covered in this post?

To make it easier for you, we have created a quick guide to everything you need to know about the top engineering colleges in India.

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Facts about engineering colleges in India

  1. IIT Madras is ranked 1st among the best engineering colleges in India by NIRF, followed by IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay, which are ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively.
  2. Bangalore and Chennai are home to the largest number of engineering colleges in India with around 164. The top engineering colleges in Chennai include IIT Madras, Anna University, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, etc., while IIIT Bangalore, PES University, and RV Engineering College are some of the best engineering colleges in Bangalore.
  3. IIT Mumbai, IIT Delhi, and BITS Pilani are some of the best engineering colleges in India for CSE. Some of the best aerospace engineering colleges in India include IIT Bombay, MIT Manipal, SRM University Chennai, etc.
  4. Admission is mainly through scores obtained in engineering entrance exams like JEE, GATE, TANCET, etc. conducted at the national or state level. See: BTech Admission 2022
  5. BITS Pilani, Anna University, and BMS College of Engineering are some of the best engineering colleges without JEE Mains. Check: Engineering Colleges in Mumbai
  6. The average course fee ranges from Rs. 1,00,00 to Rs. 10,00,000, while the average CTC ranges from Rs. 4 to 9 lakhs. Most of the top engineering packages are captured by top IITs and NITs. IIT Bombay got the highest package which was Rs. 2.1 CPA.

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List of top engineering colleges in India

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) uses specific methodologies based on specific parameters to rank institutions in India. NIRF uses ranking parameters and weighting to rank colleges as follows:

  1. Teaching, Learning, and Resources (TLR) – 30%
  2. Research and Professional Practice (RP) – 30%
  3. School Leaving Certificate (GO) – 15%
  4. Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) – 15%
  5. Peer Perception (PR) – 10%

Below is the list of top engineering colleges in India as per the score received by NIRF:

List of top engineering colleges in India

Top 10 engineering colleges in Hyderabad

The list of best engineering colleges in Hyderabad are:

  1. Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
  2. International Institute of Information Technology
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
  4. Vallurupalli Nageswara Rao Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology
  5. University College of Engineering
  6. Anurag University
  7. Goka Raju Ranga Raju Institute of Engineering & Technology
  8. Mahindra University
  9. Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology
  10. Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology

Top engineering colleges in Bangalore (Karnataka)

The top engineering colleges in Bangalore (Karnataka) according to NIRF 2022 rankings are:

  1. B.M.S. College of Engineering
  2. BMS Institute of Technology & Management
  3. C M R Institute of Technology
  4. Christ University
  5. International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore
  6. M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology
  7. New Horizon College of Engineering
  8. Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology
  9. PES University
  10. R.V. College of Engineering

Top private engineering colleges in India

  1. Amity University, Noida
  2. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
  3. Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi
  4. BITS Pilani
  5. KIIT, Bhubaneswar
  6. SASTRA (Deemed to be University), Thanjavur
  7. SOA University, Bhubaneswar
  8. SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
  9. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala
  10. VIT University, Vellore

Top engineering colleges in Pune (Maharashtra)

  1. Army Institute of Technology
  2. Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering
  3. College of Engineering, Pune
  4. D. Y. Patil School of Engineering
  5. Defense Institute of Advanced Technology
  6. Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University
  7. JSPM`S Rajarshi Shahu College of Engineering
  8. Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha’s Cummins College of Engineering for Women
  9. Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering
  10. Vishwakarma Institute of Technology

Top engineering colleges in Chennai (Tamilnadu)

  1. Anna University
  2. B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology
  3. Chennai Institute of Technology
  4. Easwari Engineering College
  5. Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS)
  6. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kancheepuram
  7. Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  8. M. G. R. Educational and Research Institute
  9. Rajalakshmi Engineering College
  10. S.R.M. Institute of Science and Technology

Top engineering colleges in Telangana

  1. Anurag University
  2. Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology
  3. Goka Raju Ranga Raju Institute of Engineering & Technology
  4. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
  5. International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad
  6. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
  7. Mahindra University
  8. National Institute of Technology Warangal
  9. SR University
  10. University College of Engineering

Top engineering colleges in Delhi

  1. Delhi Technological University
  2. G. B. Pant Government Engineering College
  3. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
  4. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  5. Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women
  6. Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi
  7. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  8. Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology
  9. National Institute of Technology Delhi
  10. Netaji Subhas University of Technology (NSUT)

Final words

NIRF is the apex body when it comes to national rankings of Indian HEIs (Higher Education Institutions). For worldwide rankings, you can check Quacquarelli Symonds LimitedScimago Institutions RankingsΒ©, and Times Higher Education’s annual publications. Career planning is an extremely tricky exercise and needs an expert opinion. 

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