Top Government Engineering Colleges

India is home to some of the best government engineering institutes that offer both undergraduate and postgraduate engineering courses. The government engineering colleges in India include the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs).

Most of the government engineering colleges in India have a consistent method of selection. Admission to the B.Tech. programs government engineering colleges like the IITs, NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs) is on the basis of the national level common engineering entrance exam - Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) score. These government institutes have programs that are at par with the best in the world. In fact, the "Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2013" has  three IITs in Asia's top 100 - the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, at the 30th place, followed by IIT Bombay (33rd rank) and IIT Roorkee (56th rank.)  
The eligibility criterion for applying to bachelors engineering courses in these institutes is that candidates must have completed their schooling in the science stream along with a good JEE score. The cutoff percentage for being eligible for admissions may vary from college to college.

The various engineering disciplines that students can opt for various engineering branches such as Mechanical, Civil, Electronics, Computer, Biochemical, Chemical and Electrical Engineering. Some of the top engineering colleges in India like IIT, Delhi and others also offer short term courses on various subjects. The government engineering colleges in India also have very active placement cells that invite some of the top companies for recruitment at the campus.

Top 10 Government Engineering Colleges 2017

Rank

Government engineering institute

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City

1

IIT

Delhi

2

IIT

Mumbai

3

IIT

Kharagpur

4

IIT

Chennai

5

IIT

Kanpur

6

BITS

Pilani

7

IIT

Guwahati

8

NIT

Tiruchirapalli (Trichy)

9

NIT

Surathkal

10

NIT

Warangal


(Note: The ranking was done by Outlook in 2016 only for institutes that submitted complete objective data on time.)


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