Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India other than IITs

The establishment of 7 new IITs or Indian Institute Of Technology in the 21st century, shows the interest of new undergraduate in the engineering and technology, as the decision of opening 7 IITs was based on the increasing number of students every year who are looking for engineering as a career. A survey conducted by HRD Ministry revealed that around 16% of students passing school this year will be opting for JEE examination to enter into the engineering sector.

The National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) evaluates the ranking of the universities and colleges for engineering based on 5 criterias like Teaching, learning, Graduation, Perception, Outreach, Inclusivity and research productivity. We also provide updates about NIRF Ranking on a yearly basis.

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IITs held the top 12 positions in 2016 NIRF. Here in this article, apart from the top ranking IITs we will look at other institutes that are offering equal component B. Tech/ BE courses. The top ranking IITs include IIT Chennai, IIT Mumbai, IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Ropar, IIT Patna, IIT Guwahati and IIT Varanasi.

This article will talk about the other top 10 engineering colleges apart from the IITs. They are :-

  1. Vellore Institute Of Technology, Vellore

Established in 1984, VIT is ranked 13th on the NIRF 2016 ranking and at the top in private universities in India. A separate examination known as VITEEE is conducted by this institute for admitting students in B. Tech courses.

  1. Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute Of Technology

Established in 1961 in Surat, NIRF ranked this institute on 14th rank on its list, where the students are selected for B. Tech and 5 years integrated M. Sc. Degree programs from the JEE exam.

  1. BITS

Having three campuses pan India and one in Dubai, BITS was established in the year of 1955 and the intake of students in this esteemed institute is done by a separate entrance examination known as BITSAT.

  1. Visvesvaraya National Institute Of Technology, Nagpur

Established in 1960, VNIT selects the candidates from JEE Score for its reputed engineering courses.

  1. National Institute Of Technology, Rourkela

It is one of the 31 NITs that got established in 1961 and was recognized by the government as an Institute of National Importance. It also relies on JEE Exam for selecting the candidates.

  1. Indian Institute Of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

Earlier known as Bengal Engineering College is the second oldest engineering institute of India.

  1. College Of Engineering, Pune

A State Government Institute that was established in 1854, used to conduct a separate examination known as MAH CET but it was replaced with JEE Main with effect from 2016.

  1. NIT Mangalore

Being one of the 31 NITs it was established in 1961 and was recognized by the government as an Institute of National Importance. It also relies on JEE examination for selecting the candidates.

  1. Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology

JEE main exam is the way to enter into this esteemed institute for engineering based in Allahabad, UP. This institute has collaborated with many government initiatives like GIAN etc.

  1. PSG College Of Technology, Coimbatore

Under Anna University, the admissions in this institute are conducted as per the norms of the university.

We wish luck to the candidates, believing that the above information will guide the candidates in choosing the ideal College for Engineering.

This article was originally written by Ahsaas, a content writer by profession who opted to follow his passion of helping the candidates and students of different streams with all the digital marketing aspects after completing his MBA. He is currently exploring digital education at Byju’s- The Learning App. You can mail him on ahsaas[at]byjus[dot]com. Please leave comments below if you want to add or edit something in this post.

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