Top 15 Engineering Colleges in India

some of India's select top engineering institutions


The significance of choosing the right university or college is well-known. University is the first step where students learn and mold themselves into what they want to be in their careers. The right choice of college fetches you the desired career, more opportunities, success, self-satisfaction, employment, and what not! 

Engineering is the most desired course in India, which is one of the largest producers of Engineers in the world according to a survey by Therefore, there are so many institutions offering varied courses in the field of engineering here. How can one decide which university to join?  

 Number of Students’ Enrollments for Engineering in 2019 

Based on some parameters such as Teaching and Learning Resources, Research and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and Inclusivity, and Peer Perception; certain ranking is given to the universities by MHRD, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF). This is one of the most reliable rankings given by the Govt. of India. The Top 15 Engineering Colleges in India are: 

  1. Indian Institute of Technology  Madras (Chennai) in Tamil Nadu

  2. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in New Delhi

  3. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in Maharashtra

  4. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in West Bengal

  5. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh

  6. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee in Uttarakhand

  7. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in Assam

  8. Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad in Telangana

  9. Anna University, Chennai in Tamil Nadu

  10. National Institute of Technology, Trichy in Tamil Nadu

  11. Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh

  12. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai in Maharashtra

  13. Indian Institute of Technology, Indore in Madhya Pradesh

  14. Jadavpur University, Kolkata in West Bengal

  15. Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad in Jharkhand


Some of the private universities that deserve a special mention in the context of this write up are:

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore  in Tamil Nadu (an Institution of Eminence) 

VIT Entrance Examination: VITEEE2020

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu (an Institution of Eminence)


Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Reserch Academy (SASTRA), Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu

SASTRA Admissions 2020

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar in Odisha (an Institution of Eminence)

KIIT Entrance Examinations / Admissions

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal in Karnataka (an Institution of Eminence)


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