Top Engineering Colleges in India 2016

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In India, engineering has been one of the most preferred streams among the students. The fad for it can be depicted by the number of growing colleges and institutes. Though, the increase in the number of colleges enhances the possibility of a candidate occupying one of the seats, yet at the same time, it leads to the fluctuation in the rating of top notch engineering colleges. Here, we are giving the ratings and comparison of top engineering colleges in India provided by various authorities and institutes, which evaluates it after a thorough analysis of various factors. Below is the list of top engineering colleges ranked by various institutes/board so that aspirants can take an awarded decision for their career.

List of Top Engineering College in India 2016 as per MHRD

Institute/College/University State No. of Seats
Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras Tamil Nadu  
Indian Institute Of Technology, Bombay Maharashtra  
Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur  West Bengal  
Indian Institute Of Technology, Delhi Delhi  
Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur Uttar Pradesh  
Indian Institute Of Technology, Roorkee Uttarakhand  
Indian Institute Of Technology, Hyderabad Telangana  
Indian Institute Of Technology, Gandhinagar Gujarat  
Indian Institute Of Technology, Ropar-Rupnagar Punjab  
Indian Institute Of Technology, Patna Bihar  

MHRD Methodology – The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is the prominent authority of India for all the education ventures in India. For the first time, it has released the list of top colleges in the nation. The methodology which it followed is very extensive and vivd. Candidates may read about it from their official website.

List of Top Engineering College in India 2016 as per Careers 360

Institute/College/University State No. of Seats
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Tamil Nadu    
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur West Bengal    
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Uttar Pradesh    
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi New Delhi  
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay Maharashtra  
VIT University, Vellore Tamil Nadu  
Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai Tamil Nadu  
Thapar University, Patiala Punjab  
SRM University, Chennai Tamil Nadu  
SASTRA University, Thanjavur Tamil Nadu  

 Careers360 Methodology  – Around 3500 colleges and database of 800 scholarly publication of three years (2013-2015) has been collaborated together to conclude the ranking given above. The index method has been used to measure the performance. As per this methodology, the scientometric indicator includes all the articles along with an average number of the article per year published in these three years. The number of citations received by article measures the performance of the institute.

Previous Year Top Engineering Colleges in India

Below we have listed the top engineering colleges in India by Outlook, India Today and Maps of India. This is a previous year data, from which candidates can seek the popular colleges in the gone year. 

Institute Outlook India Today Maps of India
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani 7 3
Delhi Technological University, News Delhi 5
Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi 6 4
IIT Bihar 10
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 2   2
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 1 4
Indian Institute of Technology, Gujrat 8
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati 8 7
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 5 1 5
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 3 2 3
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 4 1
Indian Institute of Technology, Punjab 9
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 6
Indian Institute of Technology, Telangana 7
National Institutes of Technology, Surathkal, Mangalore 10
National Institutes of Technology, Tiruchirapalli 9
National Institutes of Technology, Karnataka 10
Netaji Subhash Institutes of Technology, New Delhi 9
SRM Engineering College, Kanchipuram 8
Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu 6

Analysis of the Table – It is evident from the table above that IITs were the king then and now of course. IIT Delhi, Kanpur, and Madras topped the ratings but one should note that only IIT Kanpur is the only institute which featured in all the three ratings. Along it, IIT Kharagpur has also managed to place a position in all the list, indicating at the superiors educational services provided by it. Apart from the IITs, institutes like VITEEE and SRM are also a good option to opt for.

Top Engineering Institutes 2016 – State Wise

From below, candidates may check the top engineering institutes in each state as well.

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