Top Engineering Colleges in India 2017 - Government Rankings

top_engineering_colleges_india_2017_rankingsThe current academic session is slowly inching towards board examinations. Lakhs of class 12 students across India will be appearing in various engineering entrance exams (JEE Main 2018, JEE Advanced 2018, BITSAT 2018, VITEEE 2018, SRMJEE 2018, etc) for admission to the best engineering colleges in India. The competition is quite tough as the number of candidates outnumber the number of engineering seats available!

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The top engineering colleges of the country offer a variety of "engineering branches" or "specializations" such as Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering & many more. (Also read: Complete list of engineering branches in India)



We list here the latest rankings of the engineering institutes in India, to help you short list the colleges you wish to apply to for the 2018-2019 academic year:

Top Engineering Colleges in India 2017

The top 100 engineering institutes in India have been listed as per the 2017 rankings done by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) which is approved by the Indian government and was released on 3 April, 2017. The 2018 rankings are expected to come out in April this year

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The top 10 list includes the usual suspects such as the various Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) across cities in India such as Chennai, Kanpur, Delhi etc. and also has non-IITs such as Anna University.

(Also read: How to become an engineer)

We have also listed along with every engineering college, its annual course fee for the B.Tech program and the median salary of its B.Tech graduate, so that you can easily compare the fee vs. placement package to decide whether you want to choose that engineering institute:

Top 100 Engineering Colleges in India 2017

Rank Name Location Median Salary of Graduates, 2016 () Course Fee ()
1 IIT, Madras Chennai 10 lakh 1,12,463
2 IIT, Bombay Bombay 8.8 lakh 1,10,876
3 IIT, Kharagpur Kharagpur 11.02 lakh 1,36,076
4 IIT, Delhi New Delhi 12 lakh 1,15,300
5 IIT, Kanpur Kanpur 14.7 lakh 1,11,642
6 IIT, Roorkee Roorkee 9 lakh 1,11,380
7 IIT, North Guwahati Guwahati 12 lakh 1,07,650
8 Anna University Chennai 5 lakh
9 Jadavpur University Kolkata 5.6 lakh
  10  IIT, Hyderabad   Hyderabad   7.2 lakh   1,11,850
11 NIT, Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli 7.1 lakh 72,100
12 NIT, Rourkela-Rourkela Rourkela 7 lakh 88,000
13 Vellore Institute Of Technology (VIT) Vellore 3.3 lakh 1.98 lakh
14 Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai 5 lakh
15 IIT, Indore Indore 9 lakh 1,25,650
16 BITS Pilani Rajasthan 9.03 lakh
17 Indian Institute Of Engineering Science And Technology, Shibpur Howrah 6 lakh 40,000
18 IIT, Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar 6.5 lakh 1,13,200
19 IIT Patna Patna 8.5 lakh 1,10,000
20 Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi 7.75 lakh 38,090
21 IIT Ropar Rupnagar, Punjab 8.2 lakh 1,10,650
22 NIT, Surathkal Karnataka 7 lakh
23 IIT (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad, Jharkhand 7.5 lakh
24 College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP) Pune 6.5 lakh 70,568
25 Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) Thanjavur 3.5 lakh 72,000
26   Thapar University   Patiala   6 lakh   1,48,900
27 Sri Sivasubrmaniya Nadar College of Engineering Kalavakkam, Tamil Nadu 3.5 lakh
28 Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 8 lakh
28 IIT, Mandi Himachal Pradesh 9 lakh 1,10,850
30 IIT,  Gandhinagar Ahmedabad 7.5 lakh 1,28,500
31 IIT (BHU) Varanasi 8.3 lakh 1,20,700
31 BIT Ranchi Jharkhand 6 lakh
33 PSG College Of Technology Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 3.6 lakh 57,080
34 NIT, Warangal Warangal 67.12 84,200
35 S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology Chennai 3.5 lakh
36 National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) Mumbai 13.3 lakh
37 Thiagarajar College Of Engineering Madurai 3.6 lakh 62,500
38 Pondicherry Engineering College Puducherry 4.5 lakh 71,300
39 Delhi Technological University Delhi 9 lakh
40 Zakir Husain College of Engineering & Technology Aligarh, UP 3.33 lakh
41 Motilal Nehru NIT Allahabad 6.68 lakh 69,776
42 Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (Deemed University) Nagpur, Maharashtra 5.5 lakh
43 Manipal Institute Of Technology Manipal, Karnataka 5.5 lakh 2,70,000
44 NIT, Calicut Calicut 5 lakh 72,650
45 M. S. Ramaiah Institute Of Technology Bangalore 5 lakh 1,50,000
46 Amity University Gautam Budh Nagar, UP 3.15 lakh
47 Kalinga Institue Of Industrial Technology Bhubaneshwar 6 lakh 55,000
48 Sri Venkateswara University Tirupati, Andhra 3.25 lakh
49 R.V. College Of Engineering Bengaluru 4.55 lakh 1,50,000
50 Sardar Vallabhbhai NIT Surat, Gujarat 5.55 lakh 80,500
51 Coimbatore Institute Of Technology Coimbatore 3 lakh 76,880
52 B.M.S. College of Engineering Bengaluru 6.4 lakh
53 NIT, Silchar Silchar 5.1 lakh 82,870
54 Jaypee Institute Of Information Technology Noida 3.5 lakh 1,35,000
55 NIT Durgapur West Bengal 7 lakh 70,417
56 Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi 10 lakh
57   Kongu Engineering College   Perundurai   2.2 lakh   29,200
58 Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science & Technology Chennai 3 lakh
59 NIT, Hamirpur Hamirpur 4.75 lakh 76,350
60 NIT Kurukshetra Haryana 6.2 lakh 73,850
61 Maulana Azad NIT, Bhopal Madhya Pradesh 5 lakh
62 Karunya Institute Of Technology And Sciences Coimbatore 3 lakh 40,000
63 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad 4.25 lakh
64 Shri Ramdeobaba College Of Engineering And Management Nagpur 5 lakh 1,26,450
65 IIT Jodhpur Rajasthan 8.2 lakh
66 Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College Of Engineering Pune 3.2 lakh 95,000
67 G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering Nagpur 3.3 lakh
68 K.L. (Koneru Lakshmaiah) College of Engineering Vaddeswaram, Andhra Pradesh 3.25 lakh
69 Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute Of Information Technology, Design And Manufacturing (IIITDM) Jabalpur 6 lakh 55,500
70 Malaviya NIT, Jaipur Jaipur 5.1 lakh 97,500
70 Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology Gandhinagar, Gujarat 7 lakh
72 Siddaganga Institute Of Technology Tumkur, Karnataka 4 lakh 1,50,000
73 Mepco Schlenk Engineering College Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu 3.25 lakh
74 Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Dwarka, Delhi 4.5 lakh
75 International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad 16 lakh
76 Faculty of Technology & Engineering, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Vadodara, Gujarat 3.55 lakh
77 Army Institute of Technology Pune 4.2 lakh
78 PSNA College of Engineering & Technology Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 3 lakh
79 Institute Of Technology, Nirma University Ahmedabad 3.33 lakh 86,700
80 University College of Engineering Hyderabad 4.75 lakh
81 Sagi Ramakrishnam Raju Engineering College Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh 3.62 lakh 43,100
82 Kumaraguru College Of Technology Coimbatore 3.8 lakh 1,17,000
83 Jaypee University of Information Technology Solan, Himachal Pradesh 3.75 lakh
84 R.M.K. Engineering College Kavaraipettai, Tamil Nadu 3.25 lakh
85 Punjab Engineering College Chandigarh 5.8 lakh
86 PES University Bengaluru 5 lakh
87 NIT Manipur Manipur 4 lakh
88 Vignan's Foundation For Science, Technology And Research Guntur 3.03 lakh 5,08,333
89 B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute Of Science And Technology Chennai 3 lakh 2,00,000
90 Chaitanya Bharathi Institute Of Technology Hyderabad 3.75 lakh 1,13,300
91 Saveetha Engineering College Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu 4.06 lakh
92 C.V.Raman College Of Engineering Bhubaneswar 3.9 lakh 89,000
93 College of Engineering, Trivandrum Kerala 3.84 lakh
94 Maharashtra Institute of Technology Pune 3.5 lakh
95 BMS Institute of Technology & Management Bengaluru 3.25 lakh
96 Sri Sai Ram Engineering College Chennai
97 St. Joseph's College of Engineering Chennai
98 Andhra University
99 K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu
100 NIT, Meghalaya Shillong 57.47 68,500

Note: All the amounts given are subject to change, please refer official college website for current fee structure. The fees may differ according to difference in stream, round of admission, caste or rank in competitive exams.

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