India’s Top 20 Engineering Colleges

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The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur tops the chart when we discuss the topmost engineering colleges in India. According to a survey conducted by India Today, IIT-Kanpur stands first on the chart when compared to other engineering colleges. The world class environment, highly qualified faculty, and excellent academic results make this institute one of the best education hub for engineering students.

Following are the top 20 engineering colleges of India, to get the best education:

1. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur


IIT Kanpur offers Doctoral and Master Degrees in Science and Technology. The admission criterion is through GATE, JEE, JAM and CAT. The institute consists of 300 faculty members and around 3300 students. This includes both undergraduate and post graduate students.

2. Indian Institute Of Technology Delhi


Located in South Delhi, IIT Delhi is nestled between the magnificent Hauz Khas and the beautiful lotus temple. There are total 13 hostels in the campus. The institute offers undergraduate programmes like:

  • Textile Technology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Production and Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering

The Post Graduate programme includes M.Tech, M.Des and M.S. The  admission criteria are carried out through GATE.

3. Indian Institute Of Technology Kharagpur


IIT KGP is a law institute as well as an engineering college. It was established in 1951. The institute has the largest campus that consists of 2,100 acres. The admission criteria for undergraduate programs are through IIT-JEE, and for postgraduate course are through GATE.

4. Indian Institute Of Technology Chennai


Those candidates who have a keen interest for subjects like Biotech logy, Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Humanities, and Applied mechanics. A joint PhD Programme is also run by IIT MADRAS with the collaboration of IITM-NUS, Singapore.

5. Indian Institute Of Technology Pilani


BITS Pilani is a deemed university in Rajasthan. The university consists of 15 department academic wise. BITS Pilani conducts a computerized entrance examination for the selection procedure, named BITAST. The entrance examination is believed as one of the toughest examination in the country.

6. Indian Institute Of Technology Roorkee


IIT Roorkee is located in Uttrakahnd. The institute offers 18 academic courses in Social Science, Engineering, Management, and Applied Science. Major attention is laid to research and science, and technology.

7. Indian Institute Of Technology Varanasi


IIT Varanasi was founded in 1919. It is a part of the magnificent Banaras University. The institution offers 13 academic departments and three inter-disciplinary schools. The institute offers various graduate and undergraduate programmes. The selection procedure for the post graduate is through JEE (MAIN) and JEE (ADVANCED).

8. Indian Institute Of Technology Karnataka Surathkal


NITK Karnataka is situated in Mangalore.  The institute offers graduate and undergraduate courses in Management and Science, and Engineering.

9. Indian Institute Of Technology Tiruchippali

NITT was established in 1964. It is a recognised national institute of technology.  There are about 3500 students in the campus, enrolled for graduate and undergraduate programs.

10. Indian Institute Of Technology Guwahati


IIT Guwahati is an autonomous engineering institute, established by the government in Assam. It is the sixth IIT institute, opened in India. The campus consists of 700 acres of land. The institute consists of 12 academic departments along with 3948 students.

11. Delhi technical University  Delhi


DTU was established by the government in New Delhi, in 1941. The institute offers courses like Bachelor of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy, Mater of Business Administration, and Mater of Science. The institute consists of 14 education departments.

12. Vellore Institute of Technology  Vellore

Vellore Institute of Technology -Vellore

VIT is a prestigious International University in Tamil Nadu. The institute consists of nine schools and is marked as the leading institute in Science and Technology. Each student has to register him/her in one of the nine schools of VIT.

13. National Institute of Technology Calicut


NITC was founded in 1961. The institute consists of seven Engineering Departments and three Science Departments. The institution has School of Biotechnology, School of Nano Science and Technology, and School of Management Studies.

14. PSG College Of Technology Coimbatore


The institute is a government aided and an autonomous engineering college, located in Coimbatore. The institution caries out 48 part-time and full- time programmes in Engineering and Science.

15. National Institution of Technology Warangal


NITW was earlier known as Regional Engineering College. The institute was founded by Jawaharlal Nehru.  The institution offers Doctoral, Bachelors and Masters, in Science, Technology, Management, and Engineering.

16. Birla Institute of Technology Ranchi


The institute is an autonomous engineering education hub, situated in Jharkhand. The institute is a deemed University under the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 of section-3. The institute consists of 21 education departments. The institute runs also a Hotel Management programme for the bachelors.

17. Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology New Delhi


NSIT is an autonomous body in accreditation with Faculty of Technology, by the University of New Delhi. The admission criteria is the CEE (common entrance exam). Now on, students are enrolled through AIEE.

18. Indian Institute of Information and Technology Allahabad


The IIT Ahmadabad was founded in 1999, by the government. The institute was deemed in the year 2000. The institute offers B.Tech in Electronics, Communication Engineering, and IT. The school runs three Post Graduate programmes and doctoral degree. The admission criteria are based on GATE.

19. College of Engineering Pune


The University is affiliated with the University of Pune. The institute run Under Graduate as well as Post Graduate Programs. The programs include M.Tech, B.Tech, M.S, and special Ph.D Programs.

20. International Institute of Information and Technology Gwalior


IIIT Gwalior was the first Institute of Information and Technology, in our country, established by the government of India. The institute is designed with world class modern amenities. IIIT Gwalior is in collaboration with France, Japan and USA, for carrying out the research work.