March 6, 2021

Top engineering colleges in India

Top 10 Engineering Colleges

Engineering is one of the most sought-after and highly demanded courses for graduation in our country. Due to this reason lakhs of students every year appear for the engineering entrance examination JEE. JEE Main is one of those exams for which lakhs of teenagers across India toil day and night in order to get into the prestigious IITs, IIITs and NITs. But due to very limited number of seats, only the top performers get in, which makes the competition much harder. And only the absolute best students can bag a seat for themselves in the most prestigious engineering institutions of all- the IITs (Indian Institute of Technology). Students who plan to pursue engineering can check the names of top engineering colleges of India in here.

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2020 for various categories was released by Ramesh Pokhriyal on June 11,2020. The top engineering colleges in India in 2020 include the 23 IITs, 31 NITs, IIIT Hyderabad, BITS Pilani, ISM Dhanbad and many other private colleges. Rankings have been done on the basis of the quality of students, research output, faculty members, quality of education, and many more such parameters.


Given below are the names of the top 25 engineering colleges in India according to the latest NIRF rankings 2020. The IITs (Indian Institute of Technologies) always hold top spots in this regard.



  • IIT Madras (1st ranked for five years in a row)
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Hyderabad
  • NIT Trichy(National Institute of Technology)
  • IIT Indore
  • IIT Varanasi
  • IIT Dhanbad (ISM/ Indian School of Mines)\
  • NITK Surathkal (National Institute of Technology)
  • CEG – College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University
  • VIT University, Vellore (Vellore Institute of Technology)
  • NIT Rourkela (National Institute of Technology)
  • Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • ICT Mumbai – Institute Of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  • NIT Warangal (National Institute of Technology)
  • IIEST Shibpur (Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology)
  • IIT Bhubaneshwar
  • NIT Calicut (National Institute of Technology)
  • IIT Gandhinagar
  • IIT Ropar
  • IIT Patna

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