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Top 50 Engineering Colleges in India 2015

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Engineering is the most opted course in India for higher education. Owing to the demand for this field of study, India has more than 4,000 engineering colleges.

The rapid growth in the Indian economy has increased the demand for specialised skills in an individual. To impart specialised skills and to meet the demand, there are numerous engineering colleges in the country. Also, the boom in the IT industry has led to the demand for engineers in the previous decade.

Candidates have to pursue a 4 year course, B.Tech or B.E to have a career in the technical field. The IITs and NITs are known for their quality education and excellent curriculum, apart from these institutes of national importance, there are many other private and government unmiversities and colleges that provide excellent education in engineering.

For admissions in the IITs and NITs candidates have to take up entrance exams like JEE Main and JEE Advanced. For the state level engineering universities and colleges, most of these institutions conduct entrance exams like KCET, APEAMCET, WBJEE, VITEEE and others for admissions into professional engineering insitutions in the state. These examinations are conducted once each year. You can find the list of engineering entrance examinations here.

Benefits of taking up engineering as a study option: On completion of B.Tech or B.E, candidates have the benefits of being placed in the technical industry irrespective of their majors. In institutions like the IITs, NITs, BITS, etc., they see nearly 90% placements in top MNCS each year. There is also a demand for skilled engineering in government sectors. After their professional undergraduate degree, interested students can also study further by doing their postgraduation.

Some of these are the among the best in the world, like the list below shows the top 50 engineering colleges in India.

The list is deduced by a survey conducted by the WEEK-Hansa Research 2015.

RankName of the InstitutionLocation
#1Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)Mumbai
#2
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)Delhi
#3Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)Kharagpur
#4Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur
#5
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Chennai
#6Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS)Pilani
#7Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) 
Roorkee
#8Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati
#9
Delhi Technological University (DTU)
Delhi
#10Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)Varanasi
#11
College of Engineering, Anna University 
Chennai
#12
Indian School of Mines (ISM)Dhanbad
#13National Institute of Technology (NIT)
Surathkal
#14
National Institute of Technology (NIT)  Tiruchirappalli
#15
National Institute of Technology (NIT)  Warangal
#16
International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)
Hyderabad
#17Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT)Delhi
#18IIEST, ShibpurKolkata
#19
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)
Vellore
#20Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra
Ranchi
#21College of Engineering, Pune (COEP)
Pune
#22
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)Hyderabad
#23Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jadavpur University 
Kolkata
#24
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)
Allahabad
#25National Institute of Technology (NIT)  Kozhikode
#26
Thapar University 
Patiala
#27
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology  (MNNIT)Allahabad
#28
Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI)
Mumbai
#29
PEC University of Technology 
Chandigarh
#30
National Institute of Technology (NIT)  Rourkela
#31
National Institute of Technology (NIT)
Durgapur
#32
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT)
Nagpur
#33
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT)
Bhopal
#34
National Institute of Technology (NIT)
Kurukshetra
#35
PSG College of Technology 
Coimbatore
#36
Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT)
Jaipur
#37
National Institute of Technology (NIT)  Jamshedpur
#38
Madras Institute of Technology 
Chennai
#39
Manipal Institute of Technology 
Manipal
#40
R.V.College of Engineering 
Bengaluru
#41
Dr B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT)
Jalandhar
#42
Jamia Millia Islamia - Faculty of Engineering and Technology 
Delhi
#43
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU)
Hyderabad
#44
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT)
Surat
#45
SRM University 
Chennai
#46
BMS College of Engineering 
Bengaluru
#47
SSN College of Engineering 
Chennai
#48
Harcourt Butler Technological Institute 
Kanpur
#49
PES University 
Bengaluru
#50
National Institute of Technology (NIT)
Raipur

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