Chhattisgarh has 50 engineering colleges and possibly due to the dominance of core sector firms, particularly steel, cement and power generation are the preferred choice of engineering branch is Mechanical, followed by Computer Science and Civil Engineering.
Over 60% of the colleges had top rankers of Entrance Examinations in Mechanical Engineering. None of the colleges had IT as the major choice.
Just one or two colleges offered courses in Aeronautical, Mining and Biotechnology. Through Chhattisgarh had opened up to private sector in early 2000, the presence of Private sector universities has been picking up only in the last few years.
Interestingly, the even distribution of colleges across different levels of ratings communicate a certain level of maturity in the education system.
These colleges have been rated on eight point scale from AAAA to AA. The percentage of each ratings across Chhattisgarh is as follows:
- AAA: 8%
- AA+: 29%
- AA: 20%
- A+: 12%
- A: 27%
- A-: 4%
Here is the list of top Institutes and their ratings at both State and National Level. Please Note that we have listed only few colleges from the top list.
|Name of the Institution||State Level Rankings||National Level Rankings|
|Institutions of National importance|
|National Institute of Technology, Raipur||AAA||AA+|
|Central/ Deemed/ State Private Universities|
|Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Viswavidyalaya, Bilaspur||AA+||-|
|Dr.CV Raman University, Bilashpur, Faculty of Engineering and Technology||AA||-|
|MATS University, Raipur (MATS School of Engineering and Technoogy)||AA||-|
|ICFAI University, Raipur||N.R||-|
|ITM University, Raipur||N.R||-|
|State Universities/ University Departments/ Affiliated Colleges|
|Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg||AAA||-|
|Government Engineering College, Bilaspur||AAA||-|
|Government Engineering College, Raipur||AAA||-|
|Shri Shankaracharya Group of Institutions- Faculty of Engineeirng, Bhilai||AAA||-|
|OP Jindal Institute of Technology, Raigarh||AA+||-|
|Chousey Engineering College, Bilaspur||AA+||-|
|Government Engineering College, Bastar||AA+||-|
|Institute of Technology, Korba||AA+||-|
|Shri Shankaracharya Engineering College, Bhilai||AA+||-|
|Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Technology and Management, Bhilai||AA+||-|
|Bhilai Institute of Technology, Raipur||AA|
|Central College of engineering and Management, Raipur||AA||-|
|Chhatrapati Shivaji Institute of Technology, Durg||AA||-|
|Chhattisgarh Institute of Management and Technology, Bhilai||AA||-|
|Chhattisgarh Institute of Technology, Rajnandgaon||AA||-|