Updated on Dec 28, 2022 22:05 IST

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal 2023

There are 12 top Engineering colleges in West Bengal that offer BTech Courses. Among them, 50 percent of the top Engineering colleges are privately owned, 42 percent of the top Engineering colleges are owned by the public/government, and 8 percent of the top Engineering colleges are owned by public-private organisations.

Best Engineering Colleges in West Bengal: Highlights

The table below mentions key highlights of the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal:

Parameters

Statistics

No. of Colleges

12

Fees

Annual Fee INR < 1 lakh: 8%

Annual Fee INR > 5 lakh: 34%

Specialisations

  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Food Technology

Admission Process

Entrance-Exam

Engineering Colleges in West Bengal offer full-time BTech Courses. Admission to these colleges is offered on the basis of the state-level and national-level entrance exams such as WBJEE, JEE Main, CEE AMPAI, IEMJEE, and others.

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal: Eligibility Criteria

Check below the common eligibility criteria for admission to BTech in colleges in West Bengal:

  • Candidates must have passed Class 12 with a minimum of 60 percent aggregate from a recognised board with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as core subjects. The pass percentage may vary from college to college
  • Engineering colleges in Coimbatore also accept the scores of state-level and national-level entrance exams
  • Colleges may also conduct their internal Written exam, Group Discussion or Personal Interviews. It varies from college to college

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal with NIRF Ranking 2022

Leading organisations like NIRF rank universities based on factors like learning and resources, research, teaching, and other factors. Candidates can use these rankings to find out which universities provide the best BTech courses.

Following is a list of the top BTech colleges in West Bengal ranked by NIRF:

College Name

NIRF 2020

NIRF 2021

NIRF 2022

IIT Kharagpur

5

5

5

Jadavpur University

17

17

11

National Institute of Technology, (NIT) Durgapur

47

29

34

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST)

21

27

40

List of top Private, Public/Government & Public-Private Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

Approximately 50 percent of the top Engineering colleges are privately owned, 42 percent of the top Engineering colleges are owned by the public/government, and 8 percent of the top Engineering colleges are owned by the public-private organisations.

Below is the list of the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal along with their total tuition fee structure.

List of top Private Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

Here is a list of top private Engineering Colleges in West Bengal along with their total tuition fee:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

Dr. B. C. Roy Engineering College

INR 3.79 lakh

Heritage Institute of Technology

INR 3.93 lakh  

Institute of Engineering and Technology

INR 4.17 lakh

JIS College of Engineering

INR 4.08 lakh

Narula Institute of Technology

INR 4.08 lakh

Haldia Institute of Technology

INR 4.27 lakh

List of top Public/Government Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

Here is a list of top public/government Engineering Colleges in West Bengal along with their total tuition fee:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

IIT Kharagpur

INR 8 lakh

Jadavpur University

INR 20,840

NIT Durgapur

INR 5 lakh

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST)

INR 5 lakh

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT)

INR 1.90 lakh

List of top Public-Private Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

Here is a list of top public-private Engineering Colleges in West Bengal along with their total tuition fee:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

Guru Nanak Institute of Technology (GNIT)

INR 4.08 lakh

See the infographic below for a detailed overview of the ownership type of the top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal:

City-Wise Top Engineering Colleges in Hyderabad

In West Bengal, there are several top Engineering colleges. Kolkata has most of the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal out of all the cities. Refer to the infographic below for a detailed overview:

ROI of Best Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

ROI explains to students the advantages of enrolling in a Course in terms of the money they will earn. The ROI factor might be an excellent way to select a college or university for popular Courses.

The best Engineering colleges in West Bengal with the total tuition fee and annual average package are tabulated below:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

Annual Average Package

IIT Kharagpur

INR 8 lakh

INR 15 LPA

Jadavpur University

INR 20,840

INR 9.50 LPA

NIT Durgapur

INR 5 lakh

INR 6.80 LPA

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST)

INR 5 lakh

INR 7.20 LPA

JIS College of Engineering

INR 4.08 lakh

INR 4.02 LPA

Narula Institute of Technology

INR 4.08 lakh

INR 4.50 LPA

Haldia Institute of Technology

INR 4.27 lakh

INR 5.25 LPA

Note: Above statistics are based on the latest available data.

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Top Recruiters for Engineering Graduates in West Bengal

Below is the list of a few top companies in India that recruit graduates from Engineering Colleges in West Bengal along with their placement ratings:

College Name

Placement Rating

Top Recruiters

IIT Kharagpur

4.5

Google, Microsoft, Honeywell, Micron Technology, Uber, Hindustan Unilever, American Express, Intel, Samsung, Accenture Japan, Quantbox, IBM

NIT Durgapur

3.9

Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Infosys, Adobe, IBM, Capgemini, Cognizant, TCS

JIS College of Engineering

3.8

ACC, Hexaware, Accenture, IBM, Amazon, Infosys, Birlasoft, TCS, Capgemini, Wipro

IIEST Shibpur

3.7

Microsoft, Infosys, Deutsche Bank, Accenture, Texas Instruments, IBM India, TCS Digital, Cognizant, Amazon India, Publicis Sapient

How affordable is studying Engineering in West Bengal?

Refer to the infographic below to get a detailed overview of the break-up of Engineering Colleges in West Bengal based on fees:

Based on the above pie chart, it can be estimated that pursuing Engineering courses in West Bengal is moderately expensive as 50 percent of the top Engineering colleges have a total tuition fee between INR 3-5 lakh. Some of these colleges are:

There is only one top Engineering college with a total tuition fee of less than INR 1 lakh. The college is:

Only one top Engineering college has a total tuition fee between INR 2-3 lakh. The college is:

The total tuition fees of around 34 percent of Engineering colleges is more than INR 5 lakh. Some of these colleges are:

Top BTech Specialisations offered in West Bengal

Refer to the infographic below to get a detailed overview of the top Engineering specialisations in West Bengal:

Which are the most popular entrance exams accepted by Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal?

Refer to the infographic below for a detailed overview of Top Engineering entrance exams accepted by colleges in West Bengal:

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal: Cutoff

Here is the list of the cut-off score of the top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal:

Cutoff

IIT Kharagpur Cutoff

Jadavpur University Cutoff

NIT Durgapur Cutoff

IIEST Shibpur Cutoff

Dr. BC Roy Engineering College Cutoff

GNIT Cutoff

Heritage Institute of Technology Cutoff

JIS College of Engineering Cutoff

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Selected Filters

Location

Total Fees

Rating

Ownership

Specialization

Exams Accepted

5
NIRF ' 22
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
(415)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 15.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
5
Outlook ' 20
11
NIRF ' 22
Jadavpur University
4.4

Placements

4.3

Infrastructure

4.0

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.4

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.9
(539)
Fees: 20,840
Salary : 9.50 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
16
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
34
NIRF ' 22
NIT Durgapur - National Institute of Technology
4.0

Placements

3.9

Infrastructure

3.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.8

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.1
(461)
Fees: 5.00 Lakh
Salary : 6.80 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
23
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
40
NIRF ' 22
IIEST Shibpur - Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology
4.1

Placements

3.8

Infrastructure

3.8

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.1

Crowd & Campus Life

4.5

Value for Money

4.2
(273)
Fees: 5.00 Lakh
Salary : 7.20 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
Dr. B.C. Roy Engineering College
3.8

Placements

3.4

Infrastructure

3.9

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.9

Crowd & Campus Life

4.0

Value for Money

3.8
(315)
Fees: 3.79 Lakh
Salary : 3.80 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
Guru Nanak Institute of Technology - GNIT
4.4

Placements

4.2

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.4

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.2
(337)
Fees: 4.08 Lakh
Salary : 3.90 Lakh
70
Times ' 22
151
The Week ' 21
126
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
Heritage Institute of Technology
4.1

Placements

3.7

Infrastructure

4.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.1
(511)
Fees: 3.93 Lakh
Salary : 3.80 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
Institute of Engineering and Management
3.9

Placements

4.2

Infrastructure

3.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.2

Crowd & Campus Life

3.4

Value for Money

4.1
(547)
Fees: 4.17 Lakh
Salary : 4.01 Lakh
10
Times ' 22
100
The Week ' 21
79
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
JIS College of Engineering
4.1

Placements

3.8

Infrastructure

4.2

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.0
(518)
Fees: 4.08 Lakh
Salary : 4.02 Lakh
12
Times ' 22
124
The Week ' 21
100
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology [MAKAUT]
3.9

Placements

3.5

Infrastructure

4.0

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

3.9

Value for Money

3.9
(63)
Fees: 1.90 Lakh
Salary : 4.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
NIT - Narula Institute of Technology
4.1

Placements

4.0

Infrastructure

4.1

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.2

Value for Money

4.1
(483)
Fees: 4.08 Lakh
Salary : 4.50 Lakh
52
Times ' 22
131
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
251-300
NIRF ' 22
HIT - Haldia Institute of Technology
4.1

Placements

3.7

Infrastructure

4.2

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.9

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.1
(613)
Fees: 4.27 Lakh
Salary : 5.25 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20

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2.58 L - 3.9 L
40 LPA
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7.2 L
8 LPA
4 Courses
1.18 L
3.7
10 Courses
4.84 L
4.5 LPA
4 Courses
3.56 L
4 LPA
12 Courses
5.6 L - 5.85 L
7.62 LPA

#57 Times

11 Courses
3.67 L
3.8
3.62 L - 5.5 L
4 LPA
3.25 L - 4.14 L
2.16 - 3.8 LPA

#89 Times

11 Courses
2.82 L - 3.82 L
2.16 LPA

#94 Times

4.8 L - 7 L
2.4 - 2.62 LPA

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2.65 L - 3.51 L
3.6 LPA

#105 Times

8 Courses
1.2 L - 3.16 L
1.8 - 2.4 LPA
10 Courses
2.99 L - 3.65 L
3.36 LPA

#158 Times

2.93 L - 4.01 L
3.5

#169 Times

2.68 L - 6.32 L
3.4
17 Courses
30.83 K - 40.5 K
9.03 LPA
4.01 L
3.1 LPA

#125 Outlook

6 Courses
2.7 L - 3.7 L
2.4 LPA
8 Courses
5.5 L
4.25 LPA
9 Courses
2.6 L - 3.62 L
4 LPA
6 Courses
33.6 K - 39.6 L
3.7
7 Courses
37.27 K - 1.11 L
4.6 LPA
6 Courses
2.4 L - 3.59 L
4.11 LPA
3.1 L - 4.5 L
4.1
4.9 L - 6.2 L
6 LPA
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FAQs

Q: What are the different specialisations offered by the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal?

A: The top Engineering colleges in West Bengal offer specialisations in Computer Science Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Marine Engineering.

Q: Which are the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal?

A: The top Engineering colleges in West Bengal are Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur), Jadavpur University, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST, Shibpur), National Institute of Technology Durgapur (NIT Durgapur), Heritage Institute of Technology, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, and Haldia Institute of Technology and Institute of Engineering & Management.

Q: What are the job opportunities after I complete a BTech course from the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal?

A: The job opportunities available for BTech graduates after completing the course from the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal are Engineering Support Specialist, Database Manager, R&D Applications Engineer, Quality Engineer, Web Developer, Software Engineer, Software Quality Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, etc.

Q: What are the popular BTech entrance exams accepted by the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal?

A: The popular BTech entrance exams accepted by the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal are JEE Main, WBJEE, CEE AMPAI, IEMJEE, AUAT, etc.

Q: What is the scope after completing BTech from the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal?

A: After completing BTech from the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal, aspirants can opt for higher studies and pursue courses like MTech/ME, MS, MBA, etc.

Q: Which are the top government Engineering colleges in West Bengal?

A: The top government Engineering colleges in West Bengal along with total tuition fee are IIT Kharagpur is INR 8 lakh, Jadavpur University is INR 20,840, NIT Durgapur is INR 5 lakh, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) is INR 5 lakh, and Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT) is INR 1.90 lakh.

Q: What is the average annual package offered to graduates from top Engineering colleges in West Bengal?

A: The annual average package offered by graduates from top Engineering colleges in West Bengal are IIT Kharagpur offers INR 15 LPA, Jadavpur University offers INR 9.50 LPA, NIT Durgapur offers INR 6.80 LPA, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) offers INR 7.20 LPA, and JIS College of Engineering offers INR 4.02 LPA.
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