One of the most popular professions in India today is engineering as most of the engineering students get lucrative jobs and have flourishing careers, provided that they have studied from a good engineering college. Perhaps, this is the reason why it is so tough to get admission to good engineering colleges in the country, with lakhs of students toiling day and night to clear admission exams to these institutes.
Listed below are the top 10 engineering colleges in India:
10. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
One of the best engineering colleges in India is National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, West Bengal. This public engineering college, which was set up in 1960, is one of the first eight regional engineering colleges established in the country and also among the 30 NITs.
9. SRM University, Chennai
Featuring next on the list of top 10 engineering colleges in India is SRM University in Chennai, which was founded as SRM Engineering College in 1985 and was deemed as a university in 2003-04. The college of engineering and technology is located on main campus in Kattankulathur near Chennai, besides seven other campuses around the country.
8. Delhi Technological University, New Delhi
Delhi Technological University was set up in 1940, as the Delhi College of Engineering making it one of the oldest engineering colleges in the country. The institute continues to live up to its name, aiming at excellence and quality education in engineering field.
7. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Another reputed engineering institute in the country is IIT Guwahati, which is the newest among these government established institutes, set up in 1994. The institute is one of the premier engineering institutes in eastern India, besides IIT Kharagpur.
6. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Roorkee in Uttarakhand is home to one of the best engineering institute in the country, named IIT Roorkee. It provides both graduate and post graduate degrees in the fields of science, technology and management.
5. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
The next name on the list of top 10 best engineering colleges in India is that of IIT Kanpur, which was established in 1959. The institute holds top reputation for excellence in education and training in the fields of science and technology.
4. Indian Institute of Technology, Khargpur
IIT Kharagpur is the public engineering institute which has been ranked number one among the engineering colleges in India. It was established in 1951 by the government of India as the first IIT in the country. It is also the largest among them all, with a sprawling campus of 2100 acres. It also has the highest enrollment of students, with nearly 7000 of them studying here.
3. Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
Next on this list is IIT Delhi, a premier engineering institute which was established by the Government of India in 1961 and offers both graduate and post graduate degrees in science and technology. Students have to qualify for these courses by clearing JEE examination.
2. Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
IIT Mumbai was founded in 1958 in Powai, Mumbai with the aim of providing high quality engineering education and training. The institute boasts of highly qualified faculty, excellent infrastructure and academic excellence in all its 17 departments, churning out the best professionals in the field.
1. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Next, among the top 10 engineering colleges in India is IIT Madras rank on top, which is an engineering and research institute in Chennai. It was established in 1959 with the aid of West Germany and imparts engineering education and training to nearly 8000 students.
Some other top engineering colleges in India are BITS (Pilani), IIT (BHU, Varanasi), Jamia Millia Islamia (Delhi) and Manipal Institute of Technology (Manipal).