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Top Engineering Colleges in India other than IITs and NITs

Top Engineering Colleges in India other than IITs and NITs

Engineering is one of the most preferred study options after Class 12th because of the vast prospects that it offers. It is believed to be one of the most sought after career option. Every aspirant dream to achieve the best in their lives by studying in the best institutes. Millions of students compete every year, to get admission in premier engineering colleges of the country – the IITs and NITs, offering the best engineering and technology education. These are the most desired colleges of every aspirant in the country. But the sad part is the smaller amount number of seats available in these as compared to the number of aspirants.

Majority of the aspirants, infact all of them think that enrollment to any of these famed campuses assures a dynamic career with high remunerations, fame and social esteem. These academic establishments are the most desired ones as they are keeping students gainful in varied ways. One of fact that also contribute to their popularity among aspirants and parents is the significant subsidies and fee waivers that they offer.

Having said that, the limited seats and intense competition to get enrolled in these institutions is the biggest hurdle of the aspirants. But one must not lose hope since there are viable non IIT or NIT alternatives available with trustworthy performance records. These institutes may lack the kind of prestige that is attached with IITs and NITs but they definitely rival their counterparts in terms of resources and credibility among the global recruiting community with highly qualified faculties and sound infrastructure.

This post is attached with the list of some of the top Engineering Colleges in India except IITs and NITs according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India.


List if TOP Engineering Colleges in India:


Anna University

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Anna University, one of the best technical universities and offers admission through TNEA with the student intake of 490.

It is a state technical university founded in 1978 in Chennai's Guindy. It offers higher education in Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Applied Sciences relevant to the current and projected needs of the society. Besides promoting research and disseminating knowledge gained therefrom, it fosters cooperation between the academic and industrial communities.

The College of Engineering (Guindy) offers BE in Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Printing Technology, Agricultural and Irrigation, Mining Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Geo-Informatics, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication, Biomedical Engineering, and BTech in Information Technology.

  • Fee Structure: Information awaited
  • Address: Director Student Affairs, Anna University, Chennai – 25
  • Contact Number: 044 – 2235 7080
  • Official Website: www.annauniv.edu

Jadavpur University

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Jadavpur University, a public university funded by West Bengal government is a premier public university founded in 1955 and funded by West Bengal's government. Students are selected through WB Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) with an intake of 958 students.

It offers 15 engineering programs like BE in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Construction, Chemical, CSE, IT, Electronics & Telecommunication, Instrumentation & Electronics, Metallurgical Engineering, Power, Printing, Production, and BTech in Instrumentation & Electronics and Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering.

The university has excellent placement records core industry conglomerates.

  • Fee Structure: Rs. 24,000 per annum 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

VIT, Vellore

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The Vellore Institute of Technology is a deemed university in Tamil Nadu's Vellore founded in 1984. It admits students through VIT Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE).

It offers 18 courses, including BTech in Civil, Mechanical (Regular and specialization in Automotive/Energy), Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Chemical, IT, CSE (Regular and specialization in Bioinformatics/Information Security), Electronics & Communication (Regular and specialization in Sensors-Wearable/IoT-Sensor/Biomedical engineering) among others. The university has a capacity of over 35,000 students which includes all courses and streams.

VIT University has been consistently setting records of campus placements amongst private institutions in India. Producing graduates who are well equipped to handle the working norms of the industry and commerce in the public and the private sectors has been the primary aim of the university.

  • Fee Structure: Varying from Rs. 1,73,000 to Rs. 1,95,000 per annum depending on the courses and Rs. 12000 hostel charges. With additional Hostel and Mess fees depending on the selection of rooms.
  • Address: Vellore Institute of Technology, Vandalur - Kelambakkam Road Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600 127
  • Contact Number: +91 44 3993 1555
  • Official Website: www.vit.ac.in

BITS, Pilani

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Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences (BITS), Pilani founded in the year 1929, is one of the oldest and best non-IIT and NIT engineering college in India offers admission through its own entrance exam popularly known as BITSAT. With campuses also in Goa, Hyderabad, and Dubai, BITS has a reputation for academic excellence and creating well-rounded professionals who can take the world by storm.

The prestigious institute offers eight undergraduate engineering courses, including Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) in Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation, Computer Science, Manufacturing, and Integrated BE+MSc Tech (General Studies) with a total intake of 570 students.

Additionally, BITS emphasis on student-faculty interaction to ensure innovative outcomes. It also offers scholarship based on semester wise performance best placements some better than IIT'S.

BITS Pilani’s 100 percent placement assistance policy can help you get a decent job with the likes of Fiat, Bosch, Flipkart, Facebook, Ernst & Young, Amazon, Bank of American, and so forth.

  • Fee Structure: Rs. 78,500/- per sem and Rs. 18,000 per sem. Hostel and Mess Charges.
  • Address: Vidya Vihar,Pilani,Rajasthan,333031
  • Contact Number: 01596 245 073
  • Official Website: www.bits-pilani.ac.in

IIEST, Shibpur

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Indian Institute of Engineering, Science & technology, Shibpur is also one of the oldest institution established in the year 1856 formerly known as Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur. Admissions are on the basis of rank in JEE (Main). It offers only 5 year integrated Btech+Mtech in engineering.Has pretty good facilities and faculty etc.

Reputed Companies like Veritas llc , Mentor Graphics, Morgan Stanley and many other new recruiters have visited along with previous recruiters like microsoft, cause code , CGI, Adobe, Samsung R&D, Synopsys R&D, Direct i, Goldman Sachs and many others offers placement to the students with handsome salary package.

  • Fee Structure: Approximately Rs. 70,000 per annum with around Rs. 6000 as hostel charges.
  • Address: Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur P.O. - Botanic Garden Howrah – 711103 West Bengal, India
  • Contact Number: +91 (033) 2668 4561 to 63
  • Official Website: www.iiests.ac.in

COEP, Pune

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College of engineering Pune was established in the year 1984 and was granted by the state government in the year 2004. Admission are made on basis of score in JEE Mains Exam with the intake of approximately 630 seats for undergraduate programmes.

PEC flaunts a tremendous placement record. Even before completing your programme, you can end up with a job with companies like Tata, Dabur, Godrej, NITCO, IBM, Infosys, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, American Express, and HSBC to name a few.

  • Fee Structure: Approximately Rs. 70,000 per annum (undergraduate courses) with Rs. 20,000 as hostel charges.
  • Address: College of Engg. Pune, Wellesely Rd, Shivajinagar, Pune-411 005. Maharashtra, India.
  • Contact Number: +91-20-25507000
  • Official Website: www.coep.org.in

Thapar, Patiala

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Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Thapar University), founded in 1956, is a deemed university in Patiala and is among one of the top engineering institutes in India. It admits students to engineering courses based on the JEE Main score.

It offers BE in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics and Computer Engineering, Electronics (Instrumentation & Control) Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (Production), Mechatronics, and BTech in Biotechnology.

Their alumni have stood out in varied fields such as business and industry, administrative and regulatory services, research and education, and social and human rights organisations.

  • Fee Structure: Approximately Rs. 1,50,000 per annum with additional mess and hostel charges.
  • Address: Thapar University, P.O. Box 32, Bhadson Road, Patiala, Punjab, Pin -147004, India
  • Contact Number: +91-175-2393021
  • Official Website: www.thapar.edu

BIT, Mesra

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Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra established in the year 1995 is also regarded as one of the most prominent names on this list and offers admission on the basis of JEE Mains score. The deemed university primarily offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in almost all prominent streams with a total intake of 560 students per year.

BIT Mesra has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) & the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) established by the UGC & AICTE respectively.

The Campus Recruitment Programme of BIT has been strengthening and also nurturing value added relationships with recruiters across a wide spectrum of industries over the years. Every year new milestones are achieved which speak for the strength of the BIT student community as well as the diversity in academic programmes.

  • Fee Structure: Rs. 66500 per annum and Rs. 12000 hostel charges.
  • Address: BIT Mersra Road, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand 835215
  • Contact Number: 0651 227 5444
  • Official Website: www.bitmesra.ac.in

DTU, Delhi

College - 9


Delhi Technological University in Government University that is formally known by the name Delhi College of engineering. DTU was established in the year 1940. In DTU students can take admission through JEE Mains with the intake of 1546 seats for undergraduate courses.

As wide as it gets, DTU courses' portfolio includes electronics and communication, computer, mechanical, civil, information technology, electrical and electronics, electrical, automobile, engineering physics, software, polymer science, and chemical technology.

DTU offers top of the line placement assistance to boost your job prospects. Here, you can get the opportunity to work with the likes of Goldman Sachs, Google, Flipkart, Yahoo, Microsoft, Amazon, and so forth.

  • Fee Structure: Rs. 75,000 per annum with additional hostel charges.
  • Address: Bawana Rd, Shahabad Daulatpur, Shahabad Daulatpur Village, Rohini, New Delhi, DL 110042
  • Contact Number: 011 2729 6337
  • Official Website: www.dce.edu


 College - 10


The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune is a premier institute dedicated to research and teaching in the basic sciences. It was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. In 2012, it was declared as an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament.

The authorities conduct IISER Entrance Exam for admitting candidates to 5-year BS-MS degree programmes. Admission is conducted through three channels - KVPY, JEE (Advanced Scores), and SCB. Candidates applying through first two channels are eligible for direct admission, while an aptitude test will be conducted for candidates opting for SCB option.

  • Fee Structure: Approximately Rs. 25,000 per annum for the integrated course with additional hostel charges.
  • Address: IISER, Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune : 411008, INDIA
  • Contact Number: +91 (20) 25908000
  • Official Website: www.iiserpune.ac.in


Image result for sastra university Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology and Research Academy (SASTRA) is a deemed university located in Thanjavur city Tamilnadu. Established in 1984 as Shanmuga college of engineering, SASTRA is a deemed university under the section 3 of UGC act 1956 and granted the university status in year 2001. SASTRA provides many UG and PG courses in engineering, science, arts, business law, accounting and banking, teaching and other streams. The admission in SASTRA is based on 12th class marks. A list of merit is created for the admission purpose after the normalization of the marks to combine and merge all the scores from different states/boards to evaluate on a same scale. Each topper’s mark of a state/board is considered as hundred percent marks for the other students of that respective board/state. Fee structure: 65,000 per semester (for B.Tech/M.Tech integrated) and additional charges also Address: SASTRA DEEMED UNIVERSITY, Tirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur-613401, Tamilnadu, India Contact number: +91 4362 264120 Official website: https://www.sastra.edu/  


Image result for chandigarh university Located in Chandigarh, Punjab, Chandigarh University is a private university which provides quality education in various UG, PG and doctoral courses. Established in 2012, CU also provides various course related to law and pharma. For the admission in all the UG and some PG courses, students need to attempt an exam which is conducted by the university itself. The entrance exam for admission in CU is know as Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test (CUCET). Although other exam score are also considered for the admission like JEE MAIN for B.Tech and B.Arch and GATE for M.Tech. Chandigarh University has a capacity of 23917 students. Candidates can apply for CUCET by both online and offline modes. Scholarships can be also provided according to score achieved in CUCET. Fee structure: Approx 4,74,000 per year for B.tech Address: CHANDIGARH UNIVERSITY CITY OFFICE, SCO-223 First Floor, Sector - 36 D, Chandigarh - 160036 Contact number: 1800 1212 88800 Official website: http://www.cuchd.in/  

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar

Image result for lpu student intake for btech LPU is a well known private university providing around 429 courses in 19 streams. The university is established in the year 2005 and situated in Jalandhar. LPU as collaboration form various organization to develop its students in all prospects. LPU conducts its own admission test for the admission which in known as LPUNEST- LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test. LPU provides dual degree and integrated programs too in various streams like Mechanical, CSE, CIVIL, EC, EEE, Petroleum, automobile, aerospace, biotechnology, biomedical and many others too. It also provides scholarships to the students on the performance in LPUNEST. Fee structure: Different based on the program but minimum approx 98,000 per semester for B.Tech Address: Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab (India) - 144411 Contact number: 91-1824-517000 Official website: https://www.lpu.in/  

AMITY University 

Image result for amity university AMITY University has many cenetrs in the country. Established in the year 2005, Amity is ver popular for its activities. The university conducts an exam for the admission process which is known as AMITY JEE. Students need to first register and fill the details on the portal of University and then they will be contacted regarding the test details. It offers various UG and PG programms in many streams from different backgrounds. Fee structure: Tution fee 3,11,000 per year and addional expenses too. Adress: Amity Rd, Sector 125, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201313 Contact number: 0120-4392000 Official website: https://www.amity.edu/index.aspx SRM Institute of science and technology Sir Ramaswamy Memorial Institute of Science and Technlogy is a deemd university which has 3 campuses in Chennai and 1 in Gazhiabad. With around 20,000 students and 2600 faculties SRM offersvarious UG, PG and doctorate programms.The famous engineering courses it provide are CSE, EEE, Mechanical, aerospace, IT, Civil, Chemistry, biotechnology and other too. SRM conducts diffirent exam for the admission process in various programs and streams. For engineering coursed the exam is knowm as SRMJEEE. Students are need fill the online application forma and appear an online exam. Fee structure: ranges from 2,50,000 to 3,75,000 per anum Adress: Plot No.39, Rajiv Gandhi Education City, P.S.Rai, Delhi-NCR, Sonepat, Haryana 131029 Contact number: 91-8816033301 Official website: https://www.srmuniversity.ac.in/  


Image result for COMEDK For providing quality education and future benefits Karnataka Proffesional colleges foundation formed Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka which is generally known as COMEDK. To take admission in the colleges candidates to appear in an entrance exam which is known as OMEDK UGET –Under Graduate Entrance Test. After the result declaration, candidates are invited for counselling. Around 20,000 setas of different colleges are to be filled in this process. Fee structure: varies from 90,000 to 2,00,000 per anum Adress: 132, Second Floor,11th Main, 17th Cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore-560 055 Contact number: 080 23568309 Official website: https://www.comedk.org/  

These colleges are among the finest engineering colleges of the country. All details like courses, admission procedure, fee structure, etc. are mentioned in brief in the above article. For further detailed information a candidate can visit the official website of the institution.

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