Top Engineering Colleges in India: Rankings 2017

Best/ Top Engineering Colleges in India: NIRF Rankings 2017

Top Engineering Colleges in India are listed based on NIRF Rankings, every year. NIRF Rankings 2017 was published on April 4, 2017. Likewise, the rankings for 2018 is expected in April 2018. First of all, these rankings provide valuable information about the facilities and teaching excellence. Additionally, opportunities for research & higher studies and campus placement are also considered in rankings.

NIRF is the acronym of National Institutional Ranking Framework. It is approved by the MHRD, Government of India, and started functioning in 2015. Again, it is the authority to provide Government rankings for certain academic institutions in India.

Top 10 Best Engineering Colleges in India- Rankings 2017

Based on NIRF Rankings 2017, the top 10 best Engineering Colleges in India are given below:

Rank                        Institution                                                                State

1.   Indian Institute Of Technology,                                                 Tamil Nadu
Madras (Chennai)
2.  Indian Institute Of Technology, Bombay                                Maharashtra
3.  Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur                           West Bengal
4.  Indian Institute Of Technology, Delhi                                      Delhi
5.  Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur                                  Uttar Pradesh
6.  Indian Institute Of Technology, Roorkee                                Uttarakhand
7.  Indian Institute Of Technology, Guwahati                              Assam
8.  Anna University, Chennai                                                               Tamil Nadu
9.  Jadavpur University, Kolkata                                                        West Bengal
10. Indian Institute Of Technology, Hyderabad                          Telangana

Top Engineering Colleges in India- Ranks 11-25

Rank                        Institution                                                                    State

11.  National Institute Of Technology,                                              Tamil Nadu
12.  National Institute Of Technology, Rourkela                         Odisha
13.  Vellore Institute Of Technology, Vellore                                 Tamil Nadu
14. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai                           Maharashtra
15. Indian Institute Of Technology, Indore                                    Madhya Pradesh
16. Birla Institute of Technology & Science –Pilani                   Rajasthan
17. Indian Institute of Engineering Science                                   West Bengal
And Technology, Shibpur, Howrah
18. Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar                        Odisha
19. Indian Institute Of Technology, Patna                                      Bihar
20. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi                                                   Delhi
21. Indian Institute Of Technology,                                                    Punjab
Ropar ( Rupnagar)
22. National Institute of Technology Surathkal                            Karnataka
23. IIT (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad                                      Jharkand
24. College Of Engineering, Pune                                                         Maharashtra
25. Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research                 Tamil Nadu
Academy (SASTRA), Thanjavur

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Top 5 Best Engineering Colleges in India

Find more details about the Top 5 Engineering Colleges in India based on NIRF Rankings 2017. As expected, IITs own the top 5 ranks for the Best Engineering institutions in India. Additionally, the median salary of placed candidates in these institutes are given below ( as per the NIRF website).

1. Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras (Chennai)

As per NIRF Rankings 2017, IIT, Madras is ranked number 1 in overall ranking for the Top Engineering Colleges in India. Also, it ranked first for the Teaching, Learning and Resources available. And, the median salary of placed candidates in Undergraduate programs was Rs.10 lakhs.

2. Indian Institute Of Technology, Bombay

Indian Institute Of Technology, Bombay holds rank number 1 in Research and professional practice and also for peer and public perception. Furthermore, average salary of placed candidates in Undergraduate (4 years) programs was Rs.8.8 lakhs. For UG (5 years) program, it was 9 lakhs.

3. Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur

IIT, Kharagpur ranked number 3 in overall rankings for best Engineering Colleges in India. Here, median salary of placed students in Undergraduate 4 year programs was Rs.1102702. And, for Undergraduate (5 years) program, it was Rs 1150503.

4. Indian Institute Of Technology, Delhi

IIT Delhi has rank number 5 for the top Engineering institutes in India. And, the average salary of placed candidates in Undergraduate programs, was Rs.12 lakhs. Furthermore, this is the same for both 4 and 5 year UG programs.

5. Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur

Now, let’s see the ranking details about Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur. As shown above, IIT Kanpur, in Uttar Pradesh, is ranked # 5 in overall ranking. And, the average salary for UG (4 years) programs, as per the data given to NIRF, was Rs.14.7 lakhs.

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