Updated on Apr 16, 2024 20:56 IST
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Top Engineering Colleges in India 2024: Rankings, Fees, Courses, Admission, Placements

Among India's top Engineering colleges in India are 23 IITs, 31 NITS, and 25 IIITs. About 94 Engineering colleges are privately owned, 92 colleges are owned by public/government organisations, and 1 college is owned by public-private entities. JEE Main and JEE Advanced are the main accepting entrance exams in top Engineering colleges in India. IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee, etc. are some of the best Engineering colleges in India.

  • According to the NIRF rankings of 2023, IIT Madras emerged as India's No. 1 engineering college.
  • JEE Main is the most widely accepted entrance exam for top engineering colleges in India.
  • Jadavpur University has the lowest tuition fee of INR 21,000.
  • IIT Madras, followed by IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee, etc., emerged as the top engineering colleges in India.
  • IIT Delhi is the top Engineering college in Delhi NCR.

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Top Engineering Colleges in India: Highlights 2024

The top Engineering colleges in India accept scores obtained by students in numerous national or state-level examinations, including JEE Main, TNEA, MHT CET, AP EAMCET, TS EAMCET, and many more. There are several BTech colleges in major cities across the country such as Delhi/ NCR, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai, Kolkata, and so on.

The key highlights related to Top BTech Colleges in India are:

Parameters

Particulars/Statistics

No. of Engineering Colleges in India

23 IITs

25 IIITs

31 NITs

Annual Fees

INR < 1 lakh: 10 Colleges

INR 1-2 lakh: 13 Colleges

INR 2-3 lakh: 22 Colleges

INR 3-5 lakh: 17 Colleges

INR > 5 lakh: 119 Colleges

Top Specialisations

Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Accepted Entrance Exams

JEE Main, TNEA, MHT CET, AP EAMCET, TS EAMCET, etc.

Disclaimer: This information is sourced from the official website and may vary.

Predict your chances here: Engineering 2024 Cutoff Predictor

Top Engineering Colleges in India: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the BTech courses may differ from college to college. However, the basic eligibility criteria for BTech are as follows:

  • Candidates must have earned a passing grade in PhysicsChemistry, and Mathematics in the Class 12 exam with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognised board. 
  • For admissions, candidates must take standard entrance exams like JEE Main, TNEA, MHT CET, and other university-specific entrance exams in addition to their Class 12 results.
Top Engineering Colleges in India

Top Engineering Colleges in India: Exam Schedule 2024

The most popular entrance exams accepted by the top Engineering colleges in India are mentioned below:

  • JEE Main: For admission to BE/BTech, BArch, and BPlan programmes at NITs, IIITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs), as well as institutions/universities supported/recognized by participating State Governments, the Joint Entrance Test, or JEE Main, is held. JEE Main serves as a condition for JEE Advanced, a test used to determine admission to IITs.  Candidates preparing for the exam can check JEE Main previous years papers for preparation and information about the exam. It is recommended that exam candidates practise JEE Main past years papers for at least ten years. Students will better understand the exam's numerous components, including the topics frequently included in exams and the level of difficulty of the exam. For more Preparation Candidates must visit: JEE Main 2024 Preparations TIPS from FIIT JEE Expert
  • TNEA: TNEA stands for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions. The Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu conducts TNEA every year. It is an online counseling window. All Indian National candidates who wish to be admitted to Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges, University Departments, and Constituent Colleges of Anna University, Annamalai University and for the seats surrendered by Self–Financing Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu have to apply for TNEA counselling.

The table below shows the entrance exams accepted in the best Engineering colleges in India along with their Schedules:

Exams Date Schedule
TS EAMCET 2024 Exam

09 May '24 - 11 May '24

TS EAMCET Schedule

JEE Main 2024 Exam Session 2

01 Apr '24 - 15 Apr '24

JEE Main Schedule

TNEA 2024 Exam TENTATIVE TNEA Schedule

KEAM 2024 Exam

01 Jun '24 - 09 Jun '24

KEAM Schedule

What are the entrance exams accepted by top Engineering Colleges in India?

Refer to the table below for a detailed overview of the popular entrance exams accepted in Top Engineering colleges in India along with their number of colleges and cutoff predictor:

Exams Number of Colleges Cut off 2024 Predictor
JEE Main 120 JEE Main 2024 Predictor
JEE Advanced 27 JEE Advanced 2024 Predictor
TNEA 25 TNEA 2024 Predictor
DASA UG 23 DASA UG 2024 Predictor
KCET 15 KCET 2024 Predictor
TS EAMCET 11 TS EAMCET 2024 Predictor
AP EAMCET 7 AP EAMCET 2024 Predictor

Read more about JEE Main:

Top Engineering Colleges Accepting JEE Main Score in India

There are about 120 Engineering colleges in India that accept JEE Main score. Some of them are mentioned below along with their total tuition fees:

College Name Total Tuition Fee
IIT Madras INR 10 lakh
IIT Delhi INR 8 lakh
IIT Bombay INR 8 lakh
IIT Kanpur INR 8 lakh
IIT Roorkee INR 8 lakh

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Top Engineering Colleges in India with NIRF Ranking 2023

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranks colleges every year. The ranking is based on various parameters and rankings change year on year depending on college universities and performances.

Among the top 20 Engineering colleges in India. Following is a list of the top 10 Engineering colleges in India ranked by NIRF rankings over the past three years, i.e. from 2021 to 2023:

College Name

NIRF 2021

NIRF 2022

NIRF 2023

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Madras

1

1

1

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Delhi

2

2

2

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Bombay

3

3

3

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Kanpur

4

4

4

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Roorkee

6

6

5

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Kharagpur

5

5

6

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Guwahati

7

7

7

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Hyderabad

8

9

8

National Institute of Technology, (NIT) Tiruchirapalli

9

8

9

Jadavpur University

17

11

10

Disclaimer: This information is sourced from the official website of the ranking body listed and may vary.

READ MORE: Career after BTech

Top Private Engineering Colleges in India

Among the top 10 Engineering colleges in India. Here is the list of private Best Engineering college in India along with their total tuition fee/seat intake and entrance exams/eligibility criteria:

Private Colleges

Total Tuition Fee/Seat Intake

Entrance Exam/Eligibility

VIT Vellore Admission

INR 8 lakh

Seats: 6,180

Entrance Exam: VITEEE

Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology with at least 60-65% aggregate.

SRM Institute of Science and Technology Chennai Admission

INR 10 lakh

Seats: 2,460

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, SRMJEEE, SAT India, TANCET

Class 12 with relevant subjects with at least 50-60% aggregate

Amity University, Noida Admission

INR 10 lakh

Seats: 540

Class 12 with PCB/ PCM with a minimum aggregate of 50-60%

SOA - Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneshwar Admission

INR 11 lakh

Seats: 2,460

Entrance Exam: JEE Main

Class 12 with 50% aggregate

Disclaimer: This information is sourced from the official website/ sanctioning body and may vary.

Top Government Engineering Colleges in India

Here is the list of top public/government Engineering colleges in India along with their total tuition fee/seat intake and entrance exams/eligibility criteria: 

Public/Government Colleges

Total Tuition Fee/Seat Intake

Entrance Exam/Eligibility

IIT Madras Admission

INR 10 lakh

Seats: 1,195

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, JEE Advanced

 Class 12 with a minimum aggregate of 60%

IIT Delhi Admission

INR 8 lakh

Seats: 1,209

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, JEE Advanced

Class 12 from a recognised board with a minimum 75% aggregate

IIT Bombay Admission

INR 8 lakh

Seats: 1,538

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, JEE Advanced

Class 12 with a minimum of 75% aggregate in PCM

IIT Kanpur Admission

INR 8 lakh

Seats: 929

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, JEE Advanced

Class 12 with a minimum of 75% aggregate in PCM

Disclaimer: This information is sourced from the official website/ sanctioning body and may vary.

READ MORE: BTech Admission 2024

State-Wise Top Engineering Colleges in India

Listed below is the state-wise distribution of top Engineering colleges in India:

Top Engineering Colleges in Delhi NCR

The table below shows the top BTech colleges in Delhi NCR along with their NIRF ranking (2023) and total tuition fee:

College Name NIRF Ranking (2023) Total Tuition Fee
IIT Delhi 2 INR 8 lakh
Jamia Millia Islamia 26 INR 65,000
Delhi Technological University 29 INR 6 lakh
Amity University Noida 31 INR 10 lakh

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh

The table below shows the top BTech colleges in Uttar Pradesh along with their NIRF ranking (2023) and total tuition fee:

College Name NIRF Ranking (2023) Total Tuition Fee
IIT Kanpur 4 INR 8 lakh
IIT BHU 15 INR 9 lakh
Amity University Noida 31 INR 10 lakh
MNNIT Allahabad 49 INR 7 lakh

Top Engineering Colleges in Maharashtra

The table below shows the top BTech colleges in Maharashtra along with their NIRF ranking (2023) and total tuition fee:

College Name NIRF Ranking (2023) Total Tuition Fee
IIT Bombay 3 INR 8 lakh
ICT Mumbai 24 INR 2 lakh
VNIT Nagpur 41 INR 5 lakh
College of Engineering Pune 73 INR 75,000

ROI of Top Engineering Colleges in India

The amount of money that students receive as a placement offer in exchange for investing a sizeable sum of money to attend a college and complete a degree of study is known as return on investment, or ROI. India's top Engineering colleges offer excellent placement possibilities.

The best Engineering college in India along with their total tuition fee and average placement package are tabulated below:

Name of College

Total Tuition Fee

Annual Average Package

IIT Madras BTech

INR 10 lakh

INR 19 LPA

IIT Delhi BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 21 LPA

IIT Bombay BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 19 LPA

IIT Kanpur BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 22 LPA

IIT Kharagpur BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 19 LPA

IIT Roorkee BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 17 LPA

IIT Guwahati BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 23 LPA

NIT Tiruchirapalli BTech

INR 5 lakh

INR 12 LPA

IIT Hyderabad BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 20 LPA

Disclaimer: The above statistics are based on the latest available data.

Read more about Engineering colleges in other locations:

Top Recruiters for BTech Graduates in India

Below is the list of Engineering colleges in India and a few top companies that recruit BTech graduates along with their placement packages:

Name of College

Placement Package

Top Recruiters

IIT Madras Placements

INR 19 LPA

Google, Microsoft, Myntra, PayPal, TCS, Wipro, Philips, American Express, etc.

IIT Delhi Placements

INR 21 LPA

Capgemini, Microsoft, Intel, Goldman Sachs, Uber, Amazon, Flipkart, Mastercard, etc.

IIT Bombay Placements

INR 19 LPA

TCS, Microsoft, Samsung, Google, Qualcomm, Mood Indigo, Goldman Sachs, etc.

IIT Kanpur Placements

INR 22 LPA

Axtria, ICICI Bank, Flipkart, Axis Bank, OYO Rooms, Intel, Zomato, Jaguar, etc.

IIT Kharagpur Placements

INR 19 LPA

Google, Cognizant, ITC Limited, TCS, Microland, TechMahindra, etc.

Disclaimer: This information is sourced from the official website/ media reports/ NIRF website and may vary.

Top Low-cost Engineering Colleges in India

Many Engineering colleges in India offer inexpensive yet high-quality education to students. Below are some of the top low-cost Engineering colleges in India, along with their total tuition costs and courses offered:

Low-cost Colleges Courses Offered Total Tuition Fee
Jadavpur University BTech, MTech, etc. INR 21,000
College of Engineering, Anna University BTech, MTech, etc. INR 48,000
Jamia Millia Islamia BTech, MTech, etc. INR 65,000
College of Engineering Pune BTech, MTech, etc. INR 75,000
VJTI Mumbai BTech, MTech, MCA INR 60,000

Top Specialisations offered by top Engineering Colleges in India

Engineering colleges in India offer diversified specialisations in Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, and so on. The most popular ones are Computer Science Engineering and Mechanical Engineering followed by Civil Engineering.

Refer to the table below to get a detailed overview of the top Engineering specialisations offered by BTech Colleges in India:

READ MOREBTech Courses

Top Engineering Colleges in India: Cutoff 2023

Listed below is the cut off of 2023 for top BTech colleges in India:

Top Engineering Colleges in India: Comparison

To check the comparison between the Top Engineering Colleges in India, click the link below:

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Location

Total Fees

Rating

Ownership

Specialization

Exams Accepted

1
NIRF ' 23
IIT Madras - Indian Institute of Technology
4.5

Placements

4.4

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.6

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.7

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(269)
Fees: 10.00 Lakh
Salary : 18.96 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
2
NIRF ' 23
IIT Delhi - Indian Institute of Technology
4.5

Placements

4.5

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.6

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(456)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 20.50 Lakh
1
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
3
NIRF ' 23
IIT Bombay - Indian Institute of Technology
4.6

Placements

4.6

Infrastructure

4.6

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.5

Crowd & Campus Life

4.7

Value for Money

4.7

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(355)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 18.80 Lakh
2
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
4
NIRF ' 23
IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology
4.7

Placements

4.5

Infrastructure

4.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.5

Crowd & Campus Life

4.8

Value for Money

4.8

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(276)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 22.07 Lakh
3
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
5
NIRF ' 23
IIT Roorkee - Indian Institute of Technology
4.4

Placements

4.3

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.1

Crowd & Campus Life

4.7

Value for Money

4.5

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(513)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 17.00 Lakh
5
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
6
NIRF ' 23
IIT Kharagpur - Indian Institute of Technology
4.5

Placements

4.5

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.7

Value for Money

4.6

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(470)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 18.75 Lakh
4
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
7
NIRF ' 23
IIT Guwahati - Indian Institute of Technology
4.5

Placements

4.4

Infrastructure

4.6

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.2

Crowd & Campus Life

4.7

Value for Money

4.6

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(271)
Salary : 21.60 Lakh
6
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
8
NIRF ' 23
IIT Hyderabad - Indian Institute of Technology
4.5

Placements

4.4

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.6

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.5

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(94)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 20.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
9
NIRF ' 23
NIT Trichy - National Institute of Technology
4.4

Placements

4.4

Infrastructure

4.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.1

Crowd & Campus Life

4.5

Value for Money

4.5

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(322)
Fees: 5.00 Lakh
Salary : 12.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
10
NIRF ' 23
Jadavpur University
4.4

Placements

4.4

Infrastructure

4.0

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.4

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.9

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(581)
Fees: 20,840
Salary : 10.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
11
NIRF ' 23
VIT Vellore
4.2

Placements

4.2

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.2

Value for Money

4.0

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(1810)
Fees: 7.80 Lakh
Salary : 8.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
12
NIRF ' 23
NIT Surathkal - National Institute of Technology
4.4

Placements

4.5

Infrastructure

4.2

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.2

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.5

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(424)
Fees: 5.00 Lakh
Salary : 12.84 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
13
NIRF ' 23
College of Engineering, Anna University
4.2

Placements

4.0

Infrastructure

4.1

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.5

Value for Money

4.5

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(195)
Fees: 48,000
Salary : 6.30 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
14
NIRF ' 23
IIT Indore - Indian Institute of Technology
4.2

Placements

4.0

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.3

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(82)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 18.50 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
15
NIRF ' 23
Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi
4.3

Placements

4.6

Infrastructure

3.8

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.1

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.4

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(479)
Fees: 8.51 Lakh
Salary : 18.96 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
16
NIRF ' 23
NIT Rourkela - National Institute of Technology
4.3

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.3

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(571)
Fees: 5.00 Lakh
Salary : 10.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
36
Times ' 23
17
NIRF ' 23
IIT Dhanbad (ISM) - Indian Institute of Technology (ISM)
4.2

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.1

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.9

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.3

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(439)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 15.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
18
NIRF ' 23
IIT Gandhinagar - Indian Institute of Technology
4.4

Placements

3.9

Infrastructure

4.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.4

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(59)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 9.00 Lakh
10
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
20
NIRF ' 23
Thapar University
4.1

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.8

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

3.6

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(882)
Fees: 18.36 Lakh
Salary : 10.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
21
NIRF ' 23
NIT Warangal - National Institute of Technology
4.3

Placements

4.3

Infrastructure

4.2

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.4

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(538)
Fees: 5.00 Lakh
Salary : 15.92 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
22
NIRF ' 23
IIT Ropar - Indian Institute of Technology
4.4

Placements

4.3

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.5

Value for Money

4.5

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(64)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 17.14 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
23
NIRF ' 23
NIT Calicut - National Institute of Technology
4.1

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

3.8

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.2

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(330)
Fees: 5.00 Lakh
Salary : 10.80 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
24
NIRF ' 23
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
4.5

Placements

4.2

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.7

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.6

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(68)
Fees: 1.86 Lakh
Salary : 8.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
25
NIRF ' 23
BITS Pilani - Birla Institute of Technology and Science
4.4

Placements

4.4

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.2

Crowd & Campus Life

4.7

Value for Money

4.2

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(602)
Fees: 19.94 Lakh
Salary : 18.20 Lakh
7
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
26
NIRF ' 23
Jamia Millia Islamia
4.3

Placements

3.6

Infrastructure

4.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.7

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(609)
Fees: 64,600
Salary : 7.50 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
27
NIRF ' 23
SOA University - Siksha 'O' Anusandhan
4.2

Placements

4.0

Infrastructure

4.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.2

Value for Money

4.0

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(429)
Fees: 11.00 Lakh
Salary : 4.50 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
3
Times ' 23
28
NIRF ' 23
SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai - Ramapuram Campus
3.9

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

3.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

3.9

Value for Money

3.7

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(433)
Fees: 10.00 Lakh
Salary : 4.25 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
29
NIRF ' 23
DTU - Delhi Technological University
4.3

Placements

4.4

Infrastructure

4.2

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.5

Value for Money

4.3

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(2366)
Fees: 6.06 Lakh
Salary : 13.00 Lakh
9
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
30
NIRF ' 23
IIT Jodhpur - Indian Institute of Technology
4.3

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.4

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(90)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 15.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
31
NIRF ' 23
Amity University, Noida
4.0

Placements

3.6

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.5

Value for Money

3.7

Learning Experience

NaN

Course Support

NaN
(1674)
Fees: 10.16 Lakh
Salary : 5.50 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 23
Not Ranked
Times ' 23
32
NIRF ' 23
Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University
4.2

Placements

3.6

Infrastructure

4.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.7

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IIT Mandi - Indian Institute of Technology
4.3

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4.0

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4.4

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4.2

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SASTRA (Deemed to be University)
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IIEST Shibpur - Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology
4.1

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3.8

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3.8

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4.2

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Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education
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MNIT Jaipur - Malaviya National Institute of Technology
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3.9

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Chandigarh University (CU)
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IIT Patna - Indian Institute of Technology
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Top Engineering Colleges in India FAQs

Q: How many top Engineering colleges are there in India?

A: Among India's top Engineering colleges in India are 23 IITs, 31 NITS, and 25 IIITs. About 94 Engineering colleges are privately owned92 colleges are owned by public/government organisations, and 1 college is owned by public-private entities. JEE Main and JEE Advanced are the main accepting entrance exams in top Engineering colleges in India. IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee, etc. are some of the best Engineering colleges in India.

Q: Which is the No. 1 Engineering college in India?

A: As per NIRF ranking 2023, IIT Madras emerged on the 1st position followed by IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay. Listed below are some of the top Engineering colleges in India along with their NIRF ranking 2023:

College Name

NIRF 2023

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Madras

1

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Delhi

2

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Bombay

3

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Kanpur

4

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Roorkee

5

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Kharagpur

6

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Guwahati

7

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Hyderabad

8

National Institute of Technology, (NIT) Tiruchirapalli

9

Jadavpur University

10

Q: What are the top Private colleges for Engineering in India?

A: Among the top 20 Engineering colleges in india, some of them are listed below along with total tuition fee: 

Name of College

Total Tuition Fee

Vellore Institute of Technology, (VIT) Vellore

INR 8 lakh

SRM Institute of Science & Technology, (SRM University) Chennai

INR 10 lakh

Amity University, Noida

INR 10 lakh

SOA - Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneshwar

INR 11 lakh

Q: What are the top 10 Government colleges for Engineering in India?

A: Among the top 10 Government Engineering colleges in India, some of them are listed below along with their total tuition fee:

Name of College

Total Tuition Fee

IIT Madras

INR 10 lakh

IIT Delhi

INR 8 lakh

IIT Bombay

INR 8 lakh

IIT Kanpur

INR 8 lakh

Q: What is the NIRF ranking of IIT Madras in 2023?

A: As per the NIRF ranking 2023, Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Madras emerged to be the No. 1 Engineering college in India. For the fifth consecutive year, IIT Madras has maintained its status as the top college overall and as the finest engineering school for the eighth consecutive year. Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Delhi retained its position as the No. 2 among the overall category.

Q: What are the top specialisations offered by Engineering colleges in India?

A: Engineering colleges in India offer diversified specialisations in Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, and so on. The most popular ones are Computer Science Engineering and Mechanical Engineering followed by Civil Engineering.

Refer to the table below to get a detailed overview of the top Engineering specialisations offered by BTech Colleges in India:

Top Specialisations

Number of Colleges

Computer Science Engineering

114

Civil Engineering

16

Electronics & Communication Engineering

11

Electrical Engineering

9

Chemical Engineering

9

Q: What are the various entrance exams accepted by top Engineering Colleges in India?

A: Listed below are the entrance exams accepted by number of BTech colleges in India along with cut off predictor are:

Exams Number of Colleges Cut off Predictor
JEE Main 120 JEE Main 2024 Predictor
JEE Advanced 27 JEE Advanced 2024 Predictor
TNEA 24 TNEA 2024 Predictor
DASA UG 23 DASA UG 2024 Predictor
KCET 15 KCET 2024 Predictor
TS EAMCET 11 TS EAMCET 2024 Predictor
AP EAMCET 7 AP EAMCET 2024 Predictor

Q: How to get admission to top Engineering colleges in India 2024?

A: The eligibility criteria for top Engineering colleges in India may vary slightly from one college to another. However, here is a general overview of the common eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates should have completed Class 12 or its equivalent examination from a recognized board or university with 50-75% aggregate.
  • Engineering colleges in India often require candidates to qualify in entrance exams for admission. The most common entrance exam is the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main.

Q: Who are top recruiters for Engineering Graduates in India?

A: The top recruiters who hire students from the best engineering colleges in India are as follows:

Google Microsoft
Capgemini TCS
ICICI Bank Cognizant
Goldman Sachs Uber
Qualcomm Amazon

Q: What is the fee structure of top Engineering colleges in India?

A: Pursuing Engineering courses in colleges in India is expensive as most of the colleges have a total tuition fee of more than INR 5 lakh. Tabulated below are the names of Top Engineering Colleges in India along with their total tuition fee structure:

Fee Range

College Name

< INR 1 lakh

Jadavpur University, Jamia Millia islamia, University of Hyderabad, etc.

INR 1-2 lakh

NIT Jalandhar, NIT Kurukshetra, JNTU, etc.

INR 2-3 lakh

College of Engineering, SSN College of Engineering, PSGCT Coimbatore, etc.

INR 3-5 lakh

Institute of Chemical Technology, Netaji Subhas University of Technology, etc. 

INR > 5 lakh

IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Kanpur, etc.

Q: Which is the top 5 Engineering college in India?

A: Listed below are the top 5 BTech colleges in India as per Engineering college ranking in India 2022 and 2023:

College Name

NIRF 2022

NIRF 2023

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Madras

1

1

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Delhi

2

2

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Bombay

3

3

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Kanpur

4

4

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Roorkee

6

5

 

Q: Can I join BTech without JEE?

A: Yes, it is possible to join a Bachelor of Technology (BTech) programme without appearing for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) in India. Many engineering colleges and universities have their own entrance exams or admission criteria for BTech programs. Some private colleges may also offer direct admission based on academic performance in qualifying exams.

Below is a list of BTech colleges in India that either conduct their own entrance exams or provide direct admissions to students, along with information on their total tuition fees:
College Name Total Tuition Fee
IIT Delhi INR 8 lakh
IIT Bombay INR 8 lakh
IIT Kanpur INR 8 lakh
IIT Kharagpur INR 8 lakh
IIT Guwahati INR 8 lakh

Q: Which are the best engineering colleges in India with respect to placement?

A: Listed below is the top Engineering colleges in India along with their placement package and prominent recruiters:

Name of College

Placement Package

Top Recruiters

IIT Madras Placements

INR 19  LPA

Google, Microsoft, Myntra, PayPal, TCS, Wipro, Philips, American Express, Kotak, Amazon, Flipkart, Citibank, IBM, Reliance

IIT Delhi Placements

INR 21 LPA

Capgemini, Microsoft, Intel, Goldman Sachs, Uber, Amazon, Flipkart, Mastercard, Deloitte, Google

IIT Bombay Placements

INR 19 LPA

TCS, Microsoft, Samsung, Google, Qualcomm, Mood Indigo, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, Adobe

IIT Kanpur Placements

INR 22 LPA

Axtria, ICICI Bank, Flipkart, Axis Bank, OYO Rooms, Intel, Zomato, Jaguar, IBM, Uber, Myntra

IIT Kharagpur Placements

INR 19 LPA

Google, Cognizant, ITC Limited, TCS, Microland, TechMahindra

Q: What are the top engineering colleges in India for computer science?

A: The table below shows the top Computer Science engineering colleges in India along with their total tuition fee:

College Name Total Tuition Fee
IIT Delhi INR 8 lakh
IIT Bombay INR 8 lakh
IIT Kanpur INR 8 lakh
IIT Kharagpur INR 8 lakh
IIT Guwahati INR 8 lakh

Q: What are the cheapest yet good engineering colleges in India?

A: Listed below is the top Engineering colleges in India having affordable fees of INR < 1 lakh along with their total tuition fee:

College Name Total Tuition Fee
Jadavpur University INR 21,000
Jamia Millia Islamia INR 65,000
BMS College of Engineering INR 66,000
Panjab University INR 1 lakh
VJTI Mumbai INR 60,000