Top 5 Engineering Colleges in India

Engineering is one of the leading professions in India. Students start their preparation during their schooling time to get into top Engineering colleges. These colleges offer various engineering courses at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate levels. 

In this article, we will be discussing the top engineering colleges in India. We will be covering the fee structure, admission process, placements, and other relevant details. 

  1. IIT Madras 

IIT Madras has been ranked as the top engineering college in India. It was established in 1959. It is in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The campus area is 617 acres and offers more than 100 courses.

To provide the best learning experience, IIT Madras offers all the necessary amenities at the campus including a library, a hostel for both boys and girls, a gaming court, a swimming pool, a cafeteria, a gym, a shuttle service, an auditorium, wi-fi equipped campus and more.

Rankings 

  • Ranked #1 by NIRF (Engineering)
  • Ranked #1 by NIRF (Overall)
  • Ranked #1 by the Ministry of Education’s National Ranking 2022

Course fees and eligibility criteria

Course Name Fees Eligibility Criteria 
B.Tech INR 8 lacs (approx.)JEE Mains, JEE Advanced 
M.TechINR 20kJEE Mains, JEE Advanced, GATE
B.tech + M.tech (Integrated) INR 10 LacsJEE Mains, JEE Advanced
B.ScINR 2.21 Lacs JEE Mains, JEE Advanced
M.ScINR 12K JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, IIT JAM


Placements 

ComponentsAmount
Highest packageINR 1.89 Cr. 
Average PackageINR 33 LPA 
Top Companies E&Y, HCL, Wipro, McKinsey, L&T Infotech, TCS, J P Morgan Chase & Co. 
Top sector Engineering & Technology 
  1. IIT Delhi
    IIT Delhi which stood at the 2nd spot as the top engineering college in India for the year 2022. It was established in 1961. The campus size is 325 acres. It offers a total of 85 courses.

    It offers facilities like a library, cafeteria, hostel, gym, labs, and medical services. The campus is fully equipped with Wi-Fi. The classrooms are also air-conditioned.  

Rankings 

  • Ranked #2 by NIRF (Engineering)
  • Ranked #4 by NIRF (Overall)
  • Ranked #2 by the Ministry of Education’s National Ranking 2022

Course fees and eligibility criteria

Course Name Fees Eligibility Criteria 
B.Tech INR 8 Lakhs JEE Mains, JEE Advanced 
M.TechINR 4 Lakhs GATE 
B.tech + M.tech (Integrated) INR 8.1 LakhsJEE Mains, JEE Advanced
B.EINR 8 Lakhs JEE Mains, JEE Advanced 
M.ScINR 40,000GATE, IIT JAM, UGC NET


Placements 

ComponentsAmount
Highest packageINR 2 Cr. PA
Average PackageINR 16 LPA
Top Companies Microsoft, Cisco, Accenture, HCL Technologies, McKinsey & Company, Bain & Company
Top sector Engineering, IT, Consulting 
  1. IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay stood in 3rd place this year. It was established in 1961. The campus area is 545 acres. It has 70 courses to offer. 

The facilities at the IIT Bombay campus include a hostel, library, labs, gym, cafeteria, auditorium, sports complex, and medical services. 

Rankings 

  • Ranked #3 by NIRF (Engineering)
  • Ranked #3 by NIRF (Overall)
  • Ranked #3 by the Ministry of Education’s National Ranking 2022

Course fees and eligibility criteria

Course Name Fees Eligibility Criteria 
B.Tech INR 8 Lacs JEE Mains, JEE Advanced
M.TechINR 1.2 LacsGATE
B.tech + M.tech (Integrated) INR 10 LacsJEE Mains, JEE Advanced
B.ScINR 8 Lacs JEE Mains, JEE Advanced
M.ScINR 30KIIT JAM


Placements 

ComponentsAmount
Highest packageINR 2.1 Cr. PA
Average PackageINR 22. 7 LPA
Top Companies Blackstone, Uber, Rubrik 
Top sector Engineering & Technology, IT
  1. IIT Kanpur

Located at Kalyanpur, IIT Kanpur was established in 1959. The campus area of the college is 1037 acres.  There are 99 total courses taught on campus. 

It has a solid infrastructure with facilities including a hostel, library, labs, sports complex, gym, medical services, shuttle services, convenience store, cafeteria, auditorium, and wi-fi equipped campus. 

Rankings 

  • Ranked 4# by NIRF (Engineering)
  • Ranked 5# by NIRF (Overall)
  • Ranked #4 by the Ministry of Education’s National Ranking 2022

Course fees and eligibility criteria

Course Name Fees Eligibility Criteria 
B.Tech INR 8 LacsJEE Mains, JEE Advanced
M.TechINR 20K GATE
B.Sc INR 8 Lacs JEE Mains, JEE Advanced
M.ScINR 12K IIT JAM


Placements 

ComponentsAmount
Highest package (International)INR 2 Cr. PA
Highest package (Domestic)INR 1.2 Cr. PA 
Average PackageINR 33.53 LPA
Top Companies Flipkart, Samsung, Microsoft, Barclays, Ola Cabs, Intel 
Top sector Analytics, IT/Consulting 
  1. IIT Kharagpur

The 5th on the list of top engineering colleges in India is IIT Kharagpur. Established in 1951, the campus area of this campus is spread across 2100 acres. 

It has all the necessary amenities available including a hostel, sports complex, labs, gym, convenience store, auditorium, medical services, and a library. 

Rankings 

  • Ranked 5# by NIRF (Engineering)
  • Ranked 6# by NIRF (Overall)
  • Ranked 6# by the Ministry of Education’s National Ranking 2022

Course fees and eligibility criteria

Course Name Fees Eligibility Criteria 
B.Tech INR 8 Lacs JEE Mains, JEE Advanced
M.TechINR 20K GATE 
B.tech + M.tech (Integrated) INR 10 Lacs JEE Mains, JEE Advanced
B.ScINR 8 Lacs JEE Mains, JEE Advanced
M.ScINR 83k (approx.)JEE Mains, JEE Advanced


Placements 

ComponentsAmount
Highest packageINR 2.4 Cr. PA
Average PackageINR 18 LPA
Top Companies IBM, Microsoft, Uber, Google, Intel 
Top sector IT/Software, Core Engineering, Analytics 

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