Engineering is one of the most popular graduation courses among the students enrolled in science stream. Although making a career in Engineering is not as easy as it seems on the surface, it is still the most preferred career option.
Engineering is a multi-disciplined field with new disciplines and branches being added with the advancement of science and technology. It offers a promising career because of the wide array of options engineering offers. It offers growth opportunities as India is an open economy with multinationals opening their offices in India.
There are n number of reputed Engineering Colleges in India as Engineers are always in demand, irrespective of the trends in market. Every year, almost 15.89% students are enrolled in Engineering.
Apart from National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most prestigious and preferred Engineering Colleges in India. There are 16 IITs and 31 NITs in India. These two are the leading engineering colleges in the country. But the number of seats available in these colleges are very less as compared to the number of aspirants. However, apart from IITs and NITs, there are many other prestigious institutes that fulfil the dreams of students aspiring to pursue engineering.
Many national and state level institutes offer high standard education to students such as BITS Pilani, Delhi Technological University, Indian Institute of Science, etc. Many of these Institutes got AAA ranking because of their quality or education, renowned faculties, top notch facilities, excellent infrastructure, and good placement opportunities in different streams of engineering and technology. These colleges are also famous for their research work, MoUs with foreign Universities and companies and the additional value added courses, seminars, and workshops.
Top 10 engineering colleges of India other than IITs and NITs:
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, or BITS Pilani was established in 1964. It is an Indian Institute of higher education. BITS offers admission in engineering courses under various disciplines. BITS have established campuses in Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad and an offshore campus in Dubai. BITSAT is the entrance test conducted for admission in BITS.
PLACEMENTS: BITS Pilani campuses schedule two placement seasons every year. According to a recent placement record, the average package of a B.Tech graduate from BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus is around 18-20 LPA. The packages are expected to increase at rapid rate for every year.
Average package of BITS Pilani student– INR 22–25 LPA
Average package of BITS Goa– INR 16–18 LPA
Highest package offered– INR 30 LPA
Fee Structure– INR 78,500 for each semester and INR 18,000 each semester as hostel accommodation and mess Charges.
Address: Vidya Vihar, Pilani, Rajasthan, 333031
Contact Number: 01596 245 073
Official Website: www.bits-pilani.ac.in
Delhi Technological University
Delhi Technological University, formally known as Delhi College of Engineering is in New Delhi. It is one of the finest colleges for Engineering in India and the first college for Engineering in Delhi. It is a Government University which was established in the year 1941. Getting a seat in DTU is no piece of cake. Students need to crack JEE Mains. The college has been known for its quality education, promising placements, and good infrastructure.
Fee Structure: INR 75,000 per annum
Address: Bawana Rd, Shahabad Daulatpur, Shahabad Daulatpur Village, Rohini, New Delhi, DL 110042
Contact Number: 011 2729 6337
Official Website: www.dce.edu
Highest Package Offered: INR 93 LPA by Google, USA
Average package in DTU: INR 11 LPA
BITS Mesra is an autonomous engineering and technology college. It was established in 1995. Students must crack JEE Mains for admission in BITS Mesra. Total no of seats available are 560.
PLACEMENTS: During the Campus Recruitment previous year, 118 recruiters visited across all campuses. And overall 1408 offers were given to the deserving students.
Average package offered– INR 7.12 lakhs per annum.
Highest package offered– INR 26.83 lacs per annum.
Fee Structure: INR 66500 per annum and INR 12000 hostel charges
Address: BIT Mesra Road, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand 835215
Contact Number: 0651 227 5444
Official Website: www.bitmesra.ac.in
Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology
Netaji Subhash Institute of technology, formerly known as Delhi Institute of Technology was established in 1983. Students have to go through the Common Entrance Examinations and JEE Mains to get admission into various graduate, postgraduate and doctorate programs.
Highest package offered: INR 1.25 Cr PA
Average package offered: INR 25 Lac PA
Fee Structure: INR 83500 per annum
Address: Azad Hind Fauj Marg, Sector 3, Dwarka, New Delhi, DL 110078
Contact Number: 011 2509 9036
Official Website: www.nsit.ac.in
PEC University of Technology
PEC University of College, formerly known as Punjab Engineering College is an Engineering college located in the city of Chandigarh. Founded in 1921, it is one of the oldest and finest educational institutes in India. The university offers graduate and post-graduate courses in Science and Technology under various specializations.
Highest package offered: 25 Lakhs per annum
Average package offered: 7-8 Lakhs per annum
Fee Structure: INR 4, 34,000
Address: Vidya Path, Sector -12, Chandigarh, Chandigarh UT 160012
Contact Number: 0172-2753064
Official Website: www.pec.ac.in
College of Engineering, Pune
College of engineering is an autonomous engineering college located in Pune. It is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. It was established in 1984. It is one of the oldest Engineering institutes in Asia. Students must take NHTT-CET entrance test to get admission in CoEP. The total number of seats available in CSE is 180.
PLACEMENTS: The packages offered are very good for CS and IT students. If candidates are sincere enough, they can easily get good package. Every year nearly 80% students get placed. Each of these companies takes nearly 100-150 students irrespective of branch.
Average package offered: INR 12-13 Lac PA
Highest package offered: INR 20-25 Lac PA
Fee Structure: INR 2, 56,040
Address: Welessley Road Shivaji Nagar, RB Motilal Kennedy Rd, Shivaji Nagar, Pune, MH 411005
Contact Number: 020-25507000
Official Website: www.coep.org.in
Vellore Institute of Technology
Vellore Institute of Technology is one of the top ranked private universities in India. It’s B.Tech. Programs are one of the most popular courses among aspirants. The students have to clear VIT Engineering Entrance Exam or VITEEE for admission in the college.
Fee structure: INR 176,000 PA
Address: Near Katpadi Road, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632014
Contact No: 0416 224 3093
Official Website: www.vit.ac.in
Average package offered: INR Lac PA
Highest package offered: INR Lac PA
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology or commonly known as SVNIT is in Surat. It is the famous for Auto and Engineering sector. It offers a B. Tech Program for undergraduates. For the admission, aspirants must crack JEE Main.
PLACEMENTS: The average package for computer science students is the highest. 75% of students are generally placed by campus placement only. This year Electrical Engineering Department has observed finest placement season after Computer Science Department.
Highest package offered: INR 10.64 Lac PA
Average package offered: INR 5.22 Lac PA
Fee structure: INR 9,32,000 PA
Address: Ichchhanath Circle, Athwa, Surat, Gujarat 395007
Contact No: 0261 225 9571
Official Website: www.svnit.ac.in
Indian Institute of Information technology (IIIT), Allahabad was established in the 1999. IIIT provides the admission through JEE Mains entrance exam only.
PLACEMENTS: 100% of IIT H students have been placed in the previous year. 75% have been placed in their dream jobs. The placements of IIIT Hyderabad are satisfactory.
Average Package offered: INR 6.6 Lac PA
Highest Package offered: INR Lac PA
Fee Structure: INR 4, 52,500
Address: IIIT Hyderabad Devghat, Jhalwa, Allahabad, UP 211012
Contact Number: 0532 292 2025
Official Website: www.iiita.ac.in
Jadavpur University was established in the year 1995. The students must qualify the entrance exam WBJEE to get admission in the University.
Highest Package offered: INR 30 Lac PA (Google)
Average package offered: INR 10-13 Lac PA
Fee Structure: INR 24,000 and additional hostel charges.
Address: Plot No.8, Salt Lake Bypass, LB Block, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700098
Contact Number: 033-23355215
Official Website: www.jaduniv.edu.in