Top Engineering Colleges of India 2021 and Exams needed to get admission

Top Engineering Colleges of India
Top Engineering Colleges of India

Top Engineering Colleges in India are the dream destination of thousands of students in the country. Engineering continues to be the most common career streams opted by science students in India. There are many colleges located across the nation that offer various types of engineering courses. The most common are the undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programs. About 15 lakh students take their degree in engineering every year.

According to media reports, there are more than 6000 engineering institutes in India in which the number of enrolled students is nearly 2.9 million. The top engineering colleges in India include the Indian Institute of Technology or IITs, National Institute of Technology, Anna University, Vellore Institute of Technology, Birla Institute of Technology & Science and more.  Some of the top engineering colleges are listed here.

S. No.Engineering InstituteAdmission Criteria
1Indian Institute of Technology Madras Candidates need to qualify the entrance exam- JEE Advanced  for UG program and GATE PG program. Seat is allocated as per JoSAA
2Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
3Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
4Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
5Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
6Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
7Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
8Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
9Indian Institute of Technology Indore
10Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi
11National Institute of Technology TiruchirappalliCandidates need to qualify JEE Main entrance test Seat is allocated as per JoSAA
12National Institute of Technology Karnataka
13National Institute of Technology Rourkela
14National Institute of Technology Calicut
15National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra
16National Institute of Technology Warangal
17National Institute of Technology Rourkela
18Thapar Institute of Engineering & TechnologyCandidates are selected for B.Tech on the basis of their JEE Main rank. For M.Tech, admission depends upon GATE score.
19Delhi Technological UniversityCandidates are selected for B.Tech on the basis of their JEE Main rank.
20Anna UniversityCandidates are shortlisted for B. Tech as per merit in TNEA. For M. Tech, candidates are admitted on the basis of TANCET/ GATE score
21Vellore Institute of TechnologyVITEEE rank is considered for admission to B.Tech program. Candidates are selected on the basis of VITMEE rank and GATE score .
22Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines)IIT Advanced rank is considered for admission to B.Tech.
23Jadavpur UniversityWBJEE rank is considered for B.Tech and GATE Score for M.Tech.
24Birla Institute of Technology & ScienceCandidates need to qualify BITSAT for B.Tech admission.For M.Tech, BITS HD Admission Test or GATE Score is needed.
25Jamia Millia IslamiaCandidates are selected for B.Tech on the basis of their JEE Main rank. For M.Tech, admission depends upon GATE score.

The colleges mentioned in the list are some top ranked engineering colleges as per National Institute Ranking Framework, NIRF and other rankings. Candidates interested to pursue engineering courses can check further details on the official website of these institutes. For entrance exam related queries, candidates can check the websites of the entrance exam or its conducting body.

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Written by Mohita Gupta

Mohita loves to indulge in creative stuff like storytelling, reading and listening music. She has worked as a writer earlier in an english monthly and multiple news websites. Majorly, she covers environment and education stories.

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