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Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India

The first engineering college started in India was IIT Roorkee (Year 1847). Coming to 2016, there are thousands of Engineering colleges all over India.

Students and Parents like to know about the rankings of engineering colleges in India, so that they can target to get admission in one of the top engineering college of India. They ask questions like,

What are the top 10, 20, 50 or 100 Engineering colleges in India?

Which is the best engineering college in India?

We have prepared a list of top 10 Engineering Colleges in India.

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The criteria for selecting the best engineering colleges depends on many factors. Some of these are:

  • Academics and the quality of education
  • Placements and average package offered to students
  • Infrastructure and Practical knowledge
  • Faculty qualifications and students demand
  • Research, Productivity, Leadership and Personality development of students

Note: This list is applicable for year 2016 and is subjected to change with each passing year.

List of top 10 Engineering Colleges in India

1. IT Bombay

IIT Bombay tops our list of Best Engineering Colleges in India 2016. IIT Bombay is worldwide recognized for its research and innovations. Read more here: IIT Bombay Research Highlights.

2. IIT Delhi

Best Engineering College as per last year survey, IIT Delhi is number 2 on our list this year. The college has an excellent academic environment and infrastructure for undergraduate programs like B.Tech.

3. IIT Madras

With 550 faculty members, 3000+ MS and PhD research scholars, more than 800 project staff, IIT Madras has huge research park, creating a bridge between innovations created in the classroom and industry. IIT Madras is number 3 on our list. Check this out: IIT-Madras is India's Stanford.

4. IIT Kharagpur

The first IIT to be established, IIT Kharagpur, has the largest campus and the most departments. IIT Kharagpur is number 4 on our list. IIT Kharagpur has become country’s first institution to provide a course on ‘Industrial relations and Make in India: emerging trends’, a vision initiated by PM Modi and supported by the Indian Govt.


IIT-BHU was designated an Indian Institute of Technology in 2012. IIT-BHU is on our list at number 5 because of academic and quality education that institute provides.

6. IIT Kanpur

The first institute in India to offer Computer Science education, IIT Kanpur, bags the number 6 position on the list of best engineering colleges in India.

7. IIIT Hyderabad

Considered one of the top Computer Science institutes in the country, IIIT Hyderabad is the first non IIT institute in our list. IIIT Hyderabad is an autonomous private university in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. IIIT Hyderabad has provided excellent placements to students in recent times.

8. BITS Pilani

At number 8 on our list is BITS Pilani, also the best Private College for Engineering in India. BITS also have centres at Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. BITS conducts it's own entrance exam, BITSAT, for admission to various programs at BITS centres.

9. NIT Trichy

NIT Trichy is number 9 on our list. The institute is located on an 800-acre campus on the outskirts of Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. NIT Trichy is ranked as one of the top most NIT from last few years.

10. NIT Karnataka

NIT Karnataka (also called as NIT Surathkal) is last on our list of top 10 engineering colleges in India. Located at Surathkal, about 17 kilometres north of Mangalore city, it has a suburban campus, in close proximity to the Arabian Sea.

Disclaimer: This is not any government approved list or based on any independent survey, but a work of Entrance Coaching Online internal research team which interacted with faculties, alumni and present students of various colleges. Our list is not manipulative and favorable to any specific college or institute and we have kept in mind the above mentioned factors as a criteria for choosing best engineering colleges of India.


Updated on 4th April, 2016: For the first time, MHRD have declared the rankings of 100 engineering colleges under National Institutional Ranking Framework.