Top Engineering Colleges in India

Class 12 is one of the most crucial stages in a student’s life. After the class 12 board exams, students choose their own career path and become a deciding factor for them. Most of the science students either consider taking the JEE exam for engineering or take NEET exam for medical admissions.

In this article, top 20 engineering colleges in India are listed to help the engineering aspirants decide accordingly and make an informed decision. The list is according to the NIRF 2017 ranking and lists both private and government institutes throughout the country.

Top Engineering Institutes in India:

Sl. No. (Rank) Name of the Institute Location Average Salary Offered (in Rs.)
1 Indian Institute of Technology- Madras Chennai, Tamil Nadu 13.10 L.p.a
2 Indian Institute of Technology- Bombay Mumbai, Maharashtra 11.41 L.p.a
3 Indian Institute of Technology- Kharagpur Kharagpur, West Bengal 16.2 L.p.a
4 Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi New Delhi n/a
5 Indian Institute of Technology- Kanpur Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 12 L.p.a
6 Indian Institute of Technology- Roorkee Roorkee, Uttarakhand 10 L.p.a
7 Indian Institute of Technology- Guwahati Guwahati, Assam 9.4 L.p.a
8 Anna University Chennai, Tamil Nadu n/a
9 Jadavpur University Kolkata, West Bengal 10 L.p.a
10 Indian Institute of Technology- Hyderabad Hyderabad, Telangana 11 L.p.a
11 National Institute of Technology- Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 6.25 L.p.a
12 National Institute of Technology- Rourkela Rourkela, Odisha 5 L.p.a
13 Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore, Tamil Nadu 5 L.p.a
14 Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai, Maharashtra 6 L.p.a
15 Indian Institute of Technology- Indore Indore,             Madhya Pradesh 17 L.p.a
16 Birla Institute of Technology & Science- Pilani Pilani, Rajasthan 11 L.p.a
17 Indian Institute of Engineering Science And Technology- Shibpur Howrah, West Bengal 5 L.p.a
18 Indian Institute of Technology- Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar, Odisha 10 L.p.a
19 Indian Institute of Technology- Patna Patna, Bihar 9 L.p.a
20 Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi 4 L.p.a

These were the top 20 engineering institutes of India according to NIRF 2017 ranking. All these institutes are equally good and offer excellent career opportunities and academic development.

Most of these institutes consider JEE mains score and JEE advanced score (IITs) for admissions. Engineering aspirants aiming for admissions in these institutes must be well prepared for the JEE exam and score well.

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