Top Engineering Colleges in India 2024 Fees, Placements, Courses, Ranking

There are several top engineering colleges in India such as IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi etc. that have proven their academic reputation and have gained recognition, not only in India but across the globe. These colleges provide students with top-notch infrastructure, highest placement opportunities and other world-class facilities. Although there are several engineering colleges in India for students to choose from, but knowing the right way to choose an appropriate college is essential for a candidate. IIT Madras, IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi are considered amongst the top engineering colleges in India. These colleges accept JEE Main scores which is a must to get admission to these colleges.  There are a total number of 3171 accredited engineering colleges in India. Some of the top private engineering colleges are Vellore Institute of Technology, BITS Pilani etc. The admission of engineering candidates depends upon the clearance of Engineering entrance exams, such as JEE Main, JEE Advanced, BITSAT etc. which are conducted at the state or national level. 

  • The most highly-ranked engineering college in India is IIT Madras. IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi are in second and third place respectively, as per the NIRF rankings. 
  • Excluding IITs, Vellore Institute of Technology, Jadavpur University are ranked amongst the top engineering colleges in India.
  • The candidates who wish to pursue computer science, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay and BITS Pilani are the top-ranking colleges for the candidates to choose from.
  • The best aerospace engineering colleges in India include MIT Manipal, SRM University, IIT Bombay 
  • The top engineering colleges that don't accept JEE Main are Anna University, BITS Pilani and LPU Jalandhar. 

Highlights Of Top Engineering Colleges In India

To get an overview of the top engineering colleges in India candidates can check the table below which highlights these colleges.

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 etc.

Accepted Entrance Exams

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

 

Eligibility Criteria Of Top Engineering Colleges In India 

The eligibility criteria for B.Tech differs from one college to another. The basic eligibility criteria for B.Tech have been listed below for the candidates who are looking forward to pursuing B.Tech:

  • Candidates must have passed subjects like Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in the Class 12 exam with at least 60% marks from an authorized board. 
  • Moreover, they should have also cleared the engineering entrance exams like JEE Main, MHT CET

List Of Top 10 Engineering Colleges In India

  • IIT Madras, IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi are ranked as one of the best engineering colleges in India as far as learning, teaching and resources are concerned.
  • IIT Madras, IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi are also ranked as one of the best engineering colleges for research and professional purposes.
  • IIT Kanpur and IIT Kanpur are ranked the best in terms of graduation results.

Candidates can check the other top engineering colleges in India that are tabulated below: 

College Name

IIT Madras

IIT Delhi

IIT Bombay

IIT Kanpur

IIT Kharagpur

IIT Guwahati

IIT Roorkee

NIT Tiruchirappalli

IIT Hyderabad

National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal

Top Engineering Colleges In India Accepting JEE Main

There are over 100+ engineering colleges in India that take into consideration JEE Main scores for accepting admission into their colleges, out of which some of the best-rated engineering colleges are tabulated below:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

IIT Madras

INR 10 lakh

IIT Delhi

INR 8 lakh

IIT Bombay

 

INR 8 lakh

 

IIT Roorkee

 

INR 8 lakh

IIT Kanpur

INR 8 lakh

Top Engineering Colleges In India By Times Rankings 

As per the Times Ranking 2023, the following colleges have been highly rated. Candidates can check the table below:

Times Ranking 2023

College/University Name

1

Netaji Subhas University of Technology

2

SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur

3

KL (Deemed to be University)

3

SOA University - Siksha ‘O' Anuandhan

4

Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

5

BMS College of Engineering

7

Institute of Engineering and Management

8

Reva University

9

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science

10

IcfaiTech School, IFHE Hyderabad

Top Private Engineering Colleges in India

The majority of the are located in southern India. These colleges are highlighted and tabulated below along with their eligibility criteria, tuition fees, and seat intake.

Private Colleges

Total Tuition Fee/Seat Intake

Entrance Exam/Eligibility

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

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.

SOA - Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneshwar Admission

INR 11 lakh

Seats: 2,460

Entrance Exam: JEE Main

Class 12 with 50% aggregate

Amity University, Noida Admission

INR 10 lakh

Seats: 540

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

List Of Top Government Engineering Colleges in India

The tuition fees of public engineering colleges are fairly low in comparison to the private engineering colleges in India. Furthermore, the top government-owned engineering colleges offer much higher placements to the students. These colleges are highlighted and tabulated below along with their eligibility criteria, tuition fees, and seat intake.

Public/Government Colleges

Total Tuition Fee/Seat Intake

Entrance Exam/Eligibility

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 Madras Admission

INR 10 lakh

Seats: 1,195

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, JEE Advanced

 Class 12 with a minimum aggregate of 60%

IIT Kanpur Admission

INR 8 lakh

Seats: 929

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, JEE Advanced

Class 12 with a minimum of 75% aggregate in PCM

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

ROI Of Top Engineering Colleges in India

Candidates can check the table presented below highlights the best engineering colleges in India in terms of return on investments along with the annual average packages that these colleges offer and their total tuition fees.

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 Kharagpur BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 19 LPA

IIT Kanpur BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 22 LPA

IIT Roorkee BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 17 LPA

IIT Hyderabad BTech

INR 8 lakh

INR 20 LPA

NIT Tiruchirapalli BTech

INR 5 lakh

INR 12 LPA

Highest Placements Offered By Top Engineering Colleges in India 

The table mentioned below highlights the top engineering colleges in India along with some of the top companies that recruit B.Tech students.

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.

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