Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India 2022 - Rank, Fees, B.Tech Admission

Last Modified: 16 Apr 2024

Engineering is now one of the most popular career options among students. India is one of the highest producers of engineers in the world. There are more than 3300 engineering colleges in India. But sadly not all of them produce successful engineers. The National Institutional Ranking FrameWorks and many other companies rank the engineering colleges of India every year. The ranking of the engineering colleges depends on the teaching skill, learning experience, research facilities, placements and a few more factors.

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Top 10 Ranked Engineering Colleges In India:

1. IIT (Indian Institute Of Technology)

Indian Institute of Technology is undoubtedly the best engineering college in India. To get admission to the IIT is a dream-come-true for every aspirant. Right now, India has 23 IIT colleges all over the country. IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Mumbai, IIT Chennai and IIT Delhi are the most prestigious among all. IITs select candidates via a common admission process called the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced. It is considered the toughest entrance in the engineering sector. It is encompassed with multiple-choice questions to test the candidate’s knowledge in different engineering-related aspects. Apart from B.Tech, IITs offer M. Tech and MS degrees for which the candidate has to appear in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

2. BITS, Pilani (Birla Institute Of Technology And Science, Pilani)

BITS or Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani offers 15 academic departments. This GD Birla backed university has three more branches in Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. They conduct an all India computerized competitive entrance examination called the Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test or BITSAT. This merit-based examination is your only chance to get admission to this fully residential university. They offer engineering degrees in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering. Their academic structure consists of first-degree programs (commonly known as B. Tech), M Tech and doctoral programs for engineering students.

3. CE (College of Engineering, Anna University)-

College of Engineering, Guindy is the oldest engineering college in our country. Established in May of 1794 as s survey school, it became a civil engineering college in 1858. It became a part of Anna University in 1978.  They conduct no entrance test. The admission to the College of Engineering, Guindy is based on the marks obtained in Higher Secondary Examination. The admission notice publishes in all the leading newspapers. Anna University organizes a Single Window Admission System in which Higher Secondary marks are scaled to 200. And then they conduct the counselling based on the ranking.

4. JU (Jadavpur University, Kolkata)-

Jadavpur University for engineering is one of the oldest and most reputed engineering colleges in India. The admission of this university is decided by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination which is conducted by an independent body. Jadavpur University or JU offers engineering courses like  Chemical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Food Technology & Bio-Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical & Material Engineering, Power Engineering, Printing Engineering and Production Engineering and many more. The National Institutional Ranking Framework ranked Jadavpur University 9 among all the national engineering colleges. For postgraduate admission, the combined marks of GATE, B Tech, PG entrance test and experience of the industry is considered.

5. NIT (National Institute of Technology)-

The National Institute of Technology or NIT has 31 branches all over the country. The first NIT was established in Allahabad in 1961. In all the NIT colleges; three institutes located at Warangal, Trichy and Suratkalare are considered as the best among the rest. All the NITs have the common but highly competitive Joint Entrance Examination (Main) for B. Tech Admission and Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering for M. Tech conducted by Joint Seat Allocation Authority. The engineering courses offered by the NITs are Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering and many more.

6. BIT (Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra)-

Birla Institute of Technology or BIT, Mesra is located at Ranchi in the State of Jharkhand. Students are selected in the B. Tech course as per their All India Rank (AIR) in Joint Entrance Exam (Main) CSAB and AIPMT. The first department of Space engineering and rocketry in India was started in BIT in 1964. This fully residential college offers courses like Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Production Engineering. Birla Institute of Technology ranked 9th among the engineering college in India by India Today.

7. DTU (Delhi Technological University)-

Delhi Technological University, previously known as Delhi College of Engineering is one of the oldest engineering colleges in India. DTU was established in the year 1941 as the first engineering college of Delhi.  The admission for Bachelor of Engineering or B Tech degree in this college is determined by the ranking of entrance examination conducted by Joint Admission Counseling Delhi (JAC-Delhi) along with Indira Gandhi Delhi Technological University for Women, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi and Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology. And for M. Tech, candidates need to qualify for GATE. Outlook ranked Delhi Technological University 14 among the engineering colleges of India. Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Hero, Adobe, Amazon and many other multinational companies hire from DTU every year. Students can pursue different courses of engineering like Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical with Specialization in Automotive Engineering, Polymer Science & Chemical Technology and many others.

8. PEC (Punjab Engineering College University of Technology)-

PEC University of Technology, previously known as Punjab Engineering College is located in Chandigarh, India. It was originally established in Lahore in 1921 and shifted to Chandigarh after partition. PEC University of Technology ranked 9 in the limited participation CSR_GHRDC Engineering College Survey in 2013. The B. Tech courses include Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering and Production & Industrial Engineering. Kalpana Chawla is the most renowned alumni of this university.

9. NSIT (Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology)-

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology is the only engineering college of Delhi University. Previously known as the Delhi Institute of Technology, this college was established in 1983. Students can get admission for Bachelor of Technology through Joint Entrance Examination (Mains). Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology offers different courses in its B. Tech students namely Computer engineering, Electronics And Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Manufacturing Process And Automation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Bio-Technology. They offer an M. Tech degree in only three subjects; Electronics and Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering and Instrumentation and Control Engineering.

10. VIT University (Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore)-

Vellore Institute of Technology or VIT University was established in 1984. This university selects students according to merit through an online entrance examination. Every April and May, VIT conducts an independent entrance exam called the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE). The National Institutional Ranking Framework ranked VIT University, Vellore 14 among all the universities. They offer an array of B.Tech courses like Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Production and Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and many more.