Engineering is one of the most sought-after career options in India. There is no dearth of reputed engineering colleges in India. Apart from the IITs, which have marked their presence in a global universities top list, there are many other premier engineering colleges in the country.
Here we present a list of top 10 engineering colleges in India as on 2013 on a survey by India Today.
1. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Set up in 1961, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi) is the top ranking engineering institutions in India. It offers a wide range of programs such as Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Integrated Program of Master of Technology, and the Dual-degree Master-cum-Bachelor of Technology programs. The popular programs offered by IIT-D include Master of Technology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Design (Industrial Design), and Master of Science (Research).
Address: Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110 016, INDIA
2. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Founded in 1960, IIT Kanpur is one of the oldest IITs. The institute includes 9 engineering departments that offer Ph.D., M. Tech. and B. Tech. degrees. There are other departments for Sciences, Humanities, and Management programs also.
Address: IIT Kanpur, Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016
3. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
IIT Kharagpur is the first IIT founded in 1951. It has the largest campus and highest student enrollment amongst all the IITs. The top ranking institute offers various programs such as B. Arch., Integrated M. Sc., MBA, Master of Technology (M. Tech.), and Bachelor of Technology (Hons.).
Address: IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur India- 721302
4. Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
Established in 1959, IIT Chennai is the third among all the IITs. It is a residential engineering institute with over 8000 students and 550 faculty members in about 250 hectares of self-contained campus. With more than 16 academic departments, it is the preferred choice of all brilliant students.
Address: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, IIT P.O., Chennai 600 036
5. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Founded in 1847, IIT Roorkee is one of the oldest technical institutions of Asia. IIT Roorkee includes around 18 departments for Engineering, Management, Applied Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences programs.
Address: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India – 247667
6. Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani
Established in 1964, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS Pilani) is a top ranking private university in India. The institute consists of 15 academic departments that focus on academic programs in Engineering as well as Sciences.
Address: Vidya Vihar, Pilani, Rajasthan, 333031
7. Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi
IIT-BHU is a premier public engineering institution in India. Founded in the year 1919, the institute includes 13 departments for Engineering and Science. IIT BHU offers a wide range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Address: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
8. Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
Vellore Institute of Technology is a reputed institute of higher education in Engineering, Technology, and other disciplines such as Biomedical Research, Product Design, Nanotechnology, and Energy. VIT offers 34 postgraduate program and 18 undergraduate courses.
Address: VIT UNIVERSITY, Vellore – 632 014, Tamil Nadu, India
9. Delhi Technological University, New Delhi
Delhi Technological University is identified as the top 10 engineering colleges in India due to over 65 years of experience in offering quality education in the field of engineering. The prestigious institution offers a wide range of programs such as Bachelor of Technology, Dual Degree Program, MBA and Master of Technology.
Address: Delhi Technological University, Shahbad Daulatpur, Main Bawana Road, Delhi – 42
10. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Established in the year 1994, IIT Guwahati is the 6th IIT of Indian Institute of Technology fraternity. The top-ranking institution includes 3 inter-disciplinary academic centers and 11 departments for humanities, science, and engineering.
Address: Guwahati 781039, Assam
Every aspiring engineering student across the nation dreams of getting admissions in any one of the above-mentioned top ranking engineering colleges.