Engineering is the most sought-after career choice for Indians. After Indian's premier institutes in engineering, such as IITs and NITs, the next places are occupied by some private engineering colleges. Many private engineering colleges in India are even popular outside the country for their quality in teaching and unique specialisation.
Most of the private engineering colleges accept the score of national-level entrance examinations, such as JEE, for an admission to the courses. However, some conduct their own entrance examinations which are no less compared to JEE in competition and reputation, such as BITSAT, conducted for admission to Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad.
Tour the top 10 private engineering colleges in India based on the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) by HRD Ministry.
Top 10 Private Engineering Colleges In India
1.Vellore Institute Of Technology, Vellore
The institute was established in 1984 and is approved by UGC. It was accredited with A grade by NAAC. It offers a wide range of courses in engineering that include the five-year Barch program.
2. Birla Institute Of Technology And Science, Pilani
One of the prestigious institutes in India, BITS, was established in 1964. It offers bachelor's degrees, integrated programmes, postgraduate degrees and PhD programs. It also started offering pharmacy courses. The UGC has granted it a deemed university status and it is accredited with A grade by NAAC.
3. Thapar Institute Of Engineering & Technology, Patiala
The Thapar University was established in 2007 and is believed to be one of the youngest universities in India. The two-year Master of Computer Applications offered by the institute is very popular across the country. The university is approved by UGC.
4. Birla Institute Of Technology, Ranchi
The institute was established in 1955 and was granted the deemed university status by the UGC. The institute was accredited and recognised by AICTE, UGC, NAAC, ACU and others. It offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in engineering.
5. PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore
The institute was founded in 1951. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programs along with Bachelor of Science (applied science). The institute has provided the world-class infrastructure for learning.
6. Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy, Tamil Nadu
The institute was established in 1984 and is popularly known as SASTRA University. Apart from the regular engineering programmes, it also offers unique courses such as structural engineering, high voltage engineering, embedded systems, bioinformatics (integrated course) and others.
7. Amity University, Uttar Pradesh
The institute was established in 1989 and is world-famous for its services and infrastructure. The institute is also top in the placements and industry-oriented teaching. Along with engineering, it also offers courses in management, science, arts and pharmacy.
8. Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College Of Engineering, Tamil Nadu
This engineering college was established in 1996 and is affiliated to Anna University. The institute was approved by AICTE and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
9. Sathyabama Institute Of Science And Technology, Chennai
This institute established in 1987 and earned the status of a deemed university. It was accredited by NAAC with A grade and was approved by AICTE. Along with engineering courses, it also offers courses in architecture, management, commerce, arts, medical and science.
10. Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
MIT, which was established in 1957, is affiliated to Manipal University. It is one of the first self-financing engineering colleges in the country. Along with a wide range of engineering courses, it also offers master's in science courses such as chemistry, geology and physics.