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Top Engineering Colleges in India 2016

The current academic session of 2015 - 2016 has ended. Lakhs of class 12 students across India have written various engineering entrance exams (JEE Main 2016, JEE Advanced 2016, BITSAT 2016, VITEEE 2016) 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!

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)

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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 2016 - 2017 academic year:

Top Engineering Colleges in India 2016

The top 100 engineering institutes in India have been listed as per the 2016 rankings done by the National Institutional Ranking framework (NIRF) which is approved by the Indian government.

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 VIT Vellore.

(Also read: How to become an engineer)

Top 100 Engineering Colleges in India 2016

Rank

Name

City

State

Score

Fees (In INR)

1

Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

89.41

1,12,463

2

Indian Institute Of Technology, Bombay

Bombay

Maharashtra

87.66

1,10,876

3

Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur

Kharagpur

West Bengal

83.91

1,36,076

4

Indian Institute Of Technology, Delhi

New Delhi

Delhi

82.02

1,15,300

5

Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur

Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh

81.07

1,11,642

6

Indian Institute Of Technology, Roorkee

Roorkee

Uttarakhand

78.68

1,11,380

7

Indian Institute Of Technology, Hyderabad

Hyderabad

Telangana

77.22

1,11,850

8

Indian Institute Of Technology, Gandhinagar

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

75.2

1,28,500

9

Indian Institute Of Technology, Ropar-Rupnagar

Rupnagar

Punjab

74.88

1,10,650

10

Indian Institute Of Technology, Patna

Patna

Bihar

74.68

1,10,000

11

Indian Institute Of Technology, North Guwahati

Guwahati

Assam

74.62

1,07,650

12

National Institute Of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli

Tamil Nadu

74.45

72,100

13

Vellore Institute Of Technology

Vellore

Tamil Nadu

74.4

1.76 to 1.98 L

14

Indian Institute Of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi

Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh

74.39

1,20,700

15

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute Of Technology

Surat

Gujarat

73.13

80,500

16

Indian Institute Of Technology, Indore

Indore

Madhya Pradesh

72

1,25,650

17

Birla Institute Of Technology

Ranchi

Jharkhand

71.8

1,06,500

18

Visvesvaraya National Institute Of Technology, Nagpur (Deemed University)-Nagpur

Nagpur

Maharashtra

71.29

82,100

19

National Institute Of Technology, Rourkela-Rourkela

Rourkela

Odisha

70.8

88,000

20A

Indian Institute Of Engineering Science And Technology, Shibpur

Howrah

West Bengal

70.35

40,000

20

Indian Institute Of Technology, Mandi

Mandi

Himachal Pradesh

70.32

1,10,850

21

College Of Engineering, Pune

Pune

Maharashtra

69.71

70,568

22

National Institute Of Technology, Karnataka-Mangalore

Mangalore

Karnataka

68.95

75,825

23

Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology

Allahabad

Uttar Pradesh

67.94

69,776

24

Psg College Of Technology-Coimbatore

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

67.8

57,080

25

Indian Institute Of Technology, Jodhpur

Jodhpur

Rajasthan

67.68

1,18,275

26

Indian Institute Of Technology, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

67.58

1,13,200

27

Thapar University-Patiala

Patiala

Punjab

67.51

1,48,900

28

National Institute Of Technology, Warangal

Warangal

Telangana

67.12

84,200

29

Thiagarajar College Of Engineering-Madurai

Madurai

Tamil Nadu

66.51

62,500

30

National Institute Of Technology, Durgapur

Durgapur

West Bengal

65.4

70,417

31

Amrita School Of Engineering

 Karunagapally

Kerala

63.94

1,56,500

31A

Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy (Sastra)

Thanjavur

Tamil Nadu

63.77

72,000

32

Kalinga Institue Of Industrial Technology

Bhubaneshwar

Odisha

63.4

55,000

33

M. S. Ramaiah Institute Of Technology-Bangalore

Bangalore

Karnataka

63.39

1,50,000

34

Coimbatore Institute Of Technology-Coimbatore

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

62.58

76,880

35

R.V. College Of Engineering-Bengaluru

Bengaluru

Karnataka

62.26

1,50,000

35

National Institute Of Technology, Calicut

Calicut

Kerala

62.26

72,650

37

Malaviya National Institute Of Technology, Jaipur

Jaipur

Rajasthan

62.14

97,500

38

Pec University Of Technology-Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

61.32

64,250

39

Manipal Institute Of Technology

Manipal

Karnataka

61.15

2,70,000

41

Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University)

New Delhi

Delhi

60.18

38,090

42

Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute Of Technology, Jalandhar

Jalandhar

Punjab

59.91

75,050

43

Indian Institute Of Science Education & Research, Mohali

Mohali

Punjab

59.58

1,52,000

44

Karunya Institute Of Technology And Sciences

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

59.29

40,000

45

Institute Of Technology, Nirma University

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

59.23

86,700

46

Kongu Engineering College

Perundurai

Tamil Nadu

59.06

29,200

47

Sona College Of Technology-Salem

SALEM

Tamil Nadu

58.97

29,220

48

National Institute Of Technology, Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra

Haryana

58.89

73,850

49

Pondicherry Engineering College

Puducherry

Pondicherry

58.79

71,300

50

Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham-Amrita Nagar (Po), Ettimadai

AMRITA NAGAR (PO) ,ETTIMADAI

Tamil Nadu

58.78

NA

51

National Institute Of Technology, Hamirpur

Hamirpur

Himachal Pradesh

58.65

76,350

52

National Institute Of Technology, Agartala

Agartala

Tripura

58.63

77,700

53

Kumaraguru College Of Technology-Coimbatore

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

58.44

1,17,000

54

B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute Of Science And Technology

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

57.8

2,00,000

55

Cochin University Of Science And Technology-Cochin

Cochin

Kerala

57.69

86,040

56

Sant Longowal Institute Of Engineering & Technology-Sangrur

Sangrur

Punjab

57.52

72,000

57

National Institute Of Technology, Meghalaya

Shillong

Meghalaya

57.47

68,500

58

Itm University - Gwalior (School Of Engineering & Technology)-Gwalior

Gwalior

Madhya Pradesh

57.45

61,667

59

Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation

Guntur

Andhra Pradesh

57.37

2,15,000 (Without rankings and concessions)

60

Jaypee Institute Of Information Technology

Noida

Uttar Pradesh

56.79

1,35,000

61

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College Of Engineering-Pune

Pune

Maharashtra

56.56

95,000

62

Bannari Amman Institute Of Technology-Sathyamangalam

Sathyamangalam

Tamil Nadu

56.21

40,000

63

National Institute Of Technology, Raipur

Raipur

Chhattisgarh

55.93

35,000

64

Vishwakarma Institute Of Technology-Pune

PUNE

Maharashtra

55.7

1,15,773

65

National Institute Of Technology, Silchar

Silchar

Assam

55.49

82,870

66

Noorul Islam Centre For Higher Education

Kanyakumari

Tamil Nadu

55.45

4,15,000

67

National Institute Of Technology, Srinagar

Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir

55.3

70,900

68

University Institute Of Chemical Technology, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon

Jalgaon

Maharashtra

54.91

40,000

69

National Institute Of Science & Technology-Berhampur

Berhampur

Odisha

54.81

77,000

70

Siddaganga Institute Of Technology-Tumkur

Tumkur

Karnataka

54.67

1,50,000

71

Chaitanya Bharathi Institute Of Technology-Hyderabad

Hyderabad

Telangana

54.66

1,13,300

72

Hindustan Institute Of Technology And Science (Hits)

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

54.32

2,72,000 (Different for various branches)

73

Sagi Ramakrishnam Raju Engineering College-Bhimavaram

Bhimavaram

Andhra Pradesh

54.02

43,100

74

C.V.Raman College Of Engineering-Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

53.91

89,000

75

Kasegaon Education Societys Rajarambapu Institute Of Technology-Islampur

Islampur

Maharashtra

53.69

1,02,080

76

National Institute Of Technology, Goa

Ponda

Goa

53.65

76,675

77

Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute Of Information Technology, Design And Manufacturing (IIITDM), Jabalpur

Jabalpur

Madhya Pradesh

53.37

55,500

78

National Institute Of Technology, Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

53.35

85,000

79

Institute Of Engineering & Management-Kolkata

Kolkata

West Bengal

53.26

50,500

80

Indian Institute Of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing (IIITD&M) Kancheepuram-Chennai

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

52.64

54,375

81

Centurion Institute Of Technology

Jatni

Odisha

52.58

1,00,000

82

College Of Technology And Engineering-Udaipur

Udaipur

Rajasthan

52.39

77,500

84

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

Mumbai

Maharashtra

52.17

63,846

85

K. K. Wagh Institute Of Engineering Education & Research-Nashik

Nashik

Maharashtra

51.92

75,000

86

Shri Ramdeobaba College Of Engineering And Management, Ramdeo Tekdi, Gittikhadan, Katol Road, Nagpur-Nagpur

Nagpur

Maharashtra

51.5

1,26,450

87

National Institute Of Technology, Patna

Patna

Bihar

51.08

83,700

88

Vignan's Foundation For Science, Technology And Research

Guntur

Andhra Pradesh

50.65

5,08,333

89

Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute Of Engineering And Technology-Nanded

Nanded

Maharashtra

50.64

65,883

90

Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College-Coimbatore

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

50.55

40,000

91

Bengal Institute Of Technology

Kolkata

West Bengal

50.33

70,500

92

National Institute Of Technology, Delhi

Delhi

Delhi

50.22

84,800

93

Yeshwantrao Chavan College Of Engineering-Nagpur

NAGPUR

Maharashtra

50.14

1,30,009

94

Adhiyamaan College Of Engineering (Engineering & Technology)

HOSUR

Tamil Nadu

50.04

(Based on Tamil Nadu Govt guidelines)

95

Adhiyamaan College Of Engineering (Engineering & Technology)

PUNE

Maharashtra

49.66

NA

96

The National Institute Of Engineering

MYSORE

Karnataka

49.514

1,50,000

97

Government College Of Engineering, Aurangabad (Academic Autonomous)

Aurangabad

Maharashtra

49.511

1,78,000

98

Anand Institute Of Higher Technology

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

49.41

2,66,000

99

Noida Institute Of Engineering & Technology

Gautam Budh Nagar

Uttar Pradesh

49.24

1,18,700

100

University Institute Of Chemical Engineering And Technology

CHANDIGARH

Chandigarh

49.09

1,78,000

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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