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Top Engineering Colleges in India 2017 - Government Rankings

top_engineering_colleges_india_2017_rankingsThe current academic session of 2016 - 2017 has ended. Lakhs of class 12 students across India are appearing various engineering entrance exams (JEE Main 2017, JEE Advanced 2017, BITSAT 2017, VITEEE 2017) 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)

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 2017 - 2018 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 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 engineering, 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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