Engineering has always been an emerging field in India. Indian parents always wish their child to become a known doctor and/or engineer. With the state governments working really hard to develop more and more engineering colleges in their own backyard, it becomes essential for parents to take a look at some of the top notch engineering colleges in India to nurture the hidden talent in their kids.

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IIT and likes of BITS Pilani are always looked as a most prestigious engineering college in the India and world. The world class teachers and facility ensures that students get right kind of environment to nurture their talent. However, getting into these institutes are not as easy as eating a pie. You would have to compete with many other Indian students. Regardless of competition level, these top engineering colleges are worth looking for.

Top Engineering Colleges in India

  1. Indian Institute of Technology-IIT

The concept of IIT originated even before the independence of India. The first IIT was established in May 1950 at city Calcutta, now known as Kolkata. Later Other IITs were developed at Bombay (Mumbai), Kanpur, Banlgore, Delhi. After a long gap of years IIT was established in Roorkie and Guwahati. At present there are total 16 IITs in India. Each IIT institution is linked to other with a common council administration. IIT provides degree of B. Tech to PhD. Among all the IIT, Hyderabad ranks first in the education. IIT have a common entrance exam IEEE-JEE now followed by only JEE from this year 2013. In addition to B. Tech and M. Tech programs IITs also award other graduate degrees such as M.Sc. in Engineering, Maths, Physics and Chemistry

  1. Birla Institute of Technology & Science -Bits Pilani

BITS rank 2nd among the top engineering schools in India. It is located at Pilani in Rajasthan. It is a deemed university providing 15 different programs of engineering for undergraduates. The institute was established in 1964 with a vision of Jawaharlal Nehru on building emphasis on Science and Technology. BITSAT is an entrance exam for the institute and is the most competitive entrance exam of engineering among all other institute exams.

  1. Velure Institute of technology-VIT

VIT is commonly known as Velure Institute of technology. It has campus both in Velure and Chennai. It has nine schools that offer 15 undergraduates and 30 postgraduate programs emphasized on engineering and technology. It has 13 research centres in India researching on various fields of manufacturing, bio medical research, product design, prototyping, etc. and is in the list of top engineering schools in India.

  1. NIT

The National Institute of Engineering is a group of premier public engineering institutes of India. Decades ago, NIT was known as “Regional Engineering College” and was governed under state government. NIT offers courses from Bachelor, Master to Doctorate Level. With the law from government to establish one NIT in every state of India, there are 32 Nit in India located in different states.

  1. Dhirubhai Ambani IICT-Gandhinagar

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), is a technological university located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It is named after the Top entrepreneur and founder of this institute, name Dhirubhai Ambani. At present it is run by the Dhirubhai Ambani Foundation. It is the first institute in India that offers engineering on ICT (Information and communication technology). This ICT programs includes the education of computer science along with Communication engineering. It offers Master programs too for this course.


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