Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India 2013

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Over the years, Engineering has conventionally been the common man’s favorite survival choice. A technical degree and a stable job is what an individual desires. Even the advice given by your relatives and family is that opt for an engineering degree or a medical degree. Thinking out of the box is not yet known to the average Indian mind. Engineering continues to be the hot favorite career option of the Indian common man. Apparently it is so disproportionally hyped that if one does not dream of pursuing an engineering degree, S/he is not well received by the society. There are colleges churned out very year, some remain coveted and are on the desire list of every individual. Presenting a list of the best engineering colleges in the country. These are the elite institutes which i guess earn you some respect as far as educational qualification is considered. Rest you are on your own in life.

10.IIT Guwahati


The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology has spread like wild fire establishing branches all over. It is the sixth IIT to be established in India. Its location is very picturesque with the building located on the banks of the river Brahmaputra and lies adjacent to North Guwahati. The campus is very beautiful spread over 700 acres. It is very conveniently located and is accessible from all parts of the city. It is sandwiched between the majestic river Brahmaputra and  tremendous scenic open spaces. The institute is slowly gaining momentum with regards to its rankings and is Internationally recognized now. Research centers include mass media, energy. instrumentation and nanotechnology. There are well maintained student hostels and a gymkhana council facilitates healthy interaction between students and staff. Various undergraduate and post graduate courses are offered. The popular courses include Computer Science, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. The faculty is very good. Come on it’s the IIT’s. The verdict is if you get into this institute, do opt for it.


9. Delhi College of Engineering


The very sought after Delhi College of Engineering finds itself at position 9. The courses it offers broadly are the B.E. and B.Tech courses for undergraduation and postgraduation has M.E., M.Sc, M.Tech and as far as business is concerned, it also offers MBA. Research is given importance with very string focus set on consistent technological advancements. The campus is lush green and this college has good connectivity. Students have access to the college library, a special computer center. Sports freaks have the college sports complex to indulge in their daily dose of practice. There are about 7-8 well-maintained hostels for boys and girls. In addition to these privileges, there is also an auditorium and open air theatre. Scholarships are awarded only to meritorious students at the beginning of the selected course.

8. Vellore Institute of Technology


VIT has its campuses located in both Vellore and Chennai. It is ranked amongst the prime colleges in terms of research. VIT itself has nine schools. Research centers have collaborated with these schools to help students interested in research accomplish their dreams. Now, this is amazing! This institute is the first of its kind to implement the Fully Flexible Credit System. Civil, Mechanical, Computer science, Biomedical engineering, Electronics & Communication and Electrical & Electronics engineering programmes are specially accredited by the American Accreditation body. The vellore campus encourages music on a very large scale while the Chennai campus has propensity towards sports. Strategically located, VIT is the dream of every engineering aspirant.

7. Institute of Technology , Banaras Hindu University


The BHU is a private university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of Asia’s largest institutes having over 140 departments. Quite an eye-popping out types number right? It is highly versatile in offering its courses which range from Science to Linguistics to Mass Media to Arts, Law and Agriculture. The institute of medicine (IMS-BHU) and Institute of Environment And Sustainable Development(IESD-BHU) are undoubtedly India’s prime institutes.  It is among the finest universities for graduation. BHU also has a biotech school, school for mathematical sciences and one for center for food science and technology. This institute has a huge library, probably the biggest any institute can have.

6. Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani


The Birla Institute of technology and Science is one of India’s leading institutes with regards to graduation courses. It is one of India’s finest autonomous institutes having stellar placement records and off-campus programmes. The Computer Science(Hons.) course is one of the most prestigious courses provided here. It offers PG courses related to Engineering and Health Sciences. BITS pilani promotes all round development by providing facilities for sports, art and technological research. The campus is very vast lush green having a spiritual touch-courtesy the Saraswati Temple. All messes in the campus are managed by students themselves. There are about 11 hostels for boys and girls both. Many cafeterias and student activity centers are managed by students. BITS Pilani should be in the top choices for a graduation course for an Engineering aspirant.

5. IIT Madras


The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras(now Chennai) is the most coveted and popular technical institutes in South India. It has probably one of the most picturesque campuses. IIT Madras offers UG and PG courses in more than 15 disciplines. The most popular courses are Electrical, Aerospace and Computer Science engineering. There is encouragement given to research and there are ties established with other Universities too. The Open Air Theatre here hosts a movie every Saturday night. The NSS body actively takes part in social causes. For recreation there is enough scope for music, art and dance. The campus is pretty self sufficient having pools, food courts, gymnasiums and cricket grounds. To be honest, life is fantastic at the campus and a sure choice for quality education.

4. IIT Kharagpur


IIT Kharagpur holds a special place as far as quality education is concerned. It was the first IIT to be established which paved the way for brilliant engineers churned out. There are about 21 hostels for accommodation. There is an extension center at Kolkata which aids in long distance learning and special courses. On a broader scale, IIT Kharagpur offers B.E., B.Tech, Architecture and Master of Science courses. Research is given encouragement. Students have a choice between NCC,NSS and NSO for the first two years. This bolsters all round development. The Entrepreneurship cell offers capital funding and mentorship to budding entrepreneurs.

3. IIT Kanpur


Established in 1959, IIT Kanpur still is one of the finest institutes for graduation and post graduation courses. It is conveniently located not making travel a major issue. Plans are going on for a NOIDA extension center where the new campus will have a spacious auditorium, seminar halls and guest houses. Hostels have vast stretches of greenery and IIT Madras offers a very wide range of sports activities. There are football fields, hockey fields, volleyball courts, badminton courts, skating rinks, gymnasiums and also innovative fun sports like artificial rock climbing. The popular departments at IIT-K are Aerospace engineering, Chemical engineering and Computer Science. The academic area comprises of fully equipped labs, computer halls and libraries. To be very frank; in a nutshell, if you are getting into IIT Kanpur, just go for it. Don’t think twice.

2. IIT Bombay


IIT Bombay is located in the Powai area of Mumbai city. It is one of the oldest and most sought after IIT’s. IIT-B has a special comprehensive graduate program offering doctoral degrees in Science and Applied Mathematics. IIT-B encourages distance learning and integrated learning programmes. Spanned across 14 departments and 10 multi-disciplinary centers, quality education is the key motive of this prime institute. The Electrical and Computer Science courses are the most prestigious core branches here. The institute has tremendous scope for sports owing to the big football and cricket fields. Mood Indigo, the annual cultural festival of IIT-B is one of the most extravagant college festivals in Asia.

1. IIT Delhi


Staying strong at position one, IIT-D continues to be the top notch Engineering Institute in the country. The campus is surrounded by historical heritages like the Qutub Minar and the Lotus Temple. There are about 13 hostels and numerous grounds for outdoor activities. IIT-D offers post graduation programmes in research. There is a platter of UG and PG courses. The NSS body actively involves itself in social causes. The campus life is pretty exciting at the Delhi campus. Now that it is flattered so much makes it obvious that it is evident that this college is definitely in the dream list of every student.


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