India’s Top 50 Engineering Colleges Survey 2024

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The world is evolving, and so is the landscape of technology and engineering around us. Staying current with the latest advancements and societal changes is essential. Drawing inspiration from renowned engineers and visionary technologists is a great way to dream big and think differently. Examining their lives, we often see a common thread: a solid educational foundation in engineering. It goes without saying that those who aim to establish themselves in the ever-changing and dynamic field of technology should have a strong and sound foundation in engineering education. An excellent engineering college helps you learn, grow, and innovate, thereby enhancing your knowledge in areas such as research, creativity, and entrepreneurship.

With the world progressing daily towards new careers, professions, and ideas, many young minds compete fiercely to get into prestigious engineering colleges each year. However, with the rapid proliferation of engineering colleges across the country, it has become quite challenging for students and parents to choose the right college that meets their expectations and provides a good return on their investment of both time and money. To ease this process of selecting the ideal engineering college, we at Academic Insights have compiled a list of institutes in our “India’s Top Engineering Colleges Survey 2024.” This list comprises only the select few institutes that offer exceptional engineering education with the aim of generating professionals equipped with real-world technical experience and essential skills.

Each institute has been hand-picked by our panel of experts, who have meticulously focused on selecting only the best and unparalleled engineering institutes in the country. Before the final selection, the panel spent considerable time researching and analyzing each institute based on four key parameters: Academic Excellence, Infrastructure and Facilities, Industry Interface, and Placements. We firmly believe that reviewing the institutes featured here will help students find their true calling and achieve a productive and fulfilling future. Whether they envision starting their own entrepreneurial journey or stepping into the professional world, the institutes compiled here promise to provide everything an engineering aspirant of the 21st century dreams of.

Parameter weightage breakdown:

Establishment & Approvals (17%): AICTE Approval, Institute Affiliation/ Association, Collaboration/Association with International Universities/Institutes, Collaboration/Association with Industry Bodies/ Companies, No. of graduating batches etc.

Faculty, Research & Publications (25%):  Faculty Strength, Faculty qualifications and experience (teaching + Industry), Course Curriculum, Publications by Faculty, national and international journals, No. of titles in library and e-journals.

Current Students & Admissions (8%):

Specializations, No. of students, Entrance exams and cut off score, eligibility criteria, batch strength, student profile, student ratio, eligibility criteria

Infrastructure & Facilities (20%): Total Campus Area, Built-up area, College Facilities, No. of classrooms, computing facilities in classrooms, Internet accessibility.

Placements & Salary Statistics (30%): Pre-placement Exercises, Placement Week, Companies’ participation, Total percentage of graduates in final placements, Salary Statistics (average & Highest salary packages offered).  We sincerely hope that the HER Survey will help the student community to broaden their horizons and grasp opportunities beyond the IIMs while helping them select the right colleges. The following pages contain select features of colleges included in the survey.

RANK NAME OF THE INSTITUTE CITY /STATE SCORE 1000
1 Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore, TN 946.25
2 Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, RJ 943.75
3 Thapar Institute of Engineering And Technology Patiala, PB 942.25
4 Birla Institute of Technology Ranchi, JH 937.75
5 SRM Institute of Science and Technology Kattankulathur, TN 933.7
6 International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad, TS 933.5
7 PSG College of Technology Coimbatore,TN 933.4
8 R.V. College of Engineering Bengaluru, KA 932.9
9 Manipal Institute of Technology Manipal, KA 932.6
10 Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology Chennai, TN 917.3
11 M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology Bengaluru, KA 917.2
12 Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneswar, OR 917.1
13 Institute of Technology, Nirma University Ahmedabad, GJ 915.2
14 ITS Engineering College Greater Noida, UP 899.25
15 Manav Rachna College of Engineering Faridabad, HR 899.2
16 The National Institute of Engineering [NIE] Mysore, KA 899
17 Faculty Of Engineering, Manipal University Jaipur, RJ 898.25
18 Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Tech Gandhinagar, GJ 893.4
19 K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering Mumbai, MH 882.2
20 International Institute of Information Technology Bengaluru, KA 880.2