In India, there are numerous private colleges that provide engineering courses to students. Engineering is a field that is categorized into many other fields such as civil engineering, chemical engineering, and electrical engineering. BITS Pilani is amongst the top private engineering college in India. It is known for its placement records and professional scope. Apart from BITS Pilani, there are numerous other private colleges that provide students with engineering courses. Some of the other top private engineering colleges in India include, Graphic Era University, Dehradun, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, RV College of Engineering, Bangalore.

BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test) is an entrance exam that is conducted by BITS Pilani to take admission in various programs, including engineering. In order to take admission in BITS campuses, students need to appear for BITSAT. Some other important entrance exams for admission in top private engineering colleges in India include JEE Mains, SRMJEE, AEEE, MET.

NIRF or National Institutional Ranking Framework is a framework that forms the methodology to rank colleges across the country. Each college has its NIRF ranking that helps students get the best college. NIRF use various factors while ranking any college such as Graduation Outcome and Research productivity. Just like NIRF, careers360 too ranks colleges each year. Careers 360 has its own ranking system to find out the top private engineering colleges in India.


The admission into all the IIT colleges in India is carried out through the entrance examinations, namely JEE main and JEE advanced. Applicants must appear and clear these two phases - firstly JEE Mains and then JEE advanced in their first attempt conducted by JoSSA. Qualifying in both the examinations is compulsory to secure a seat in the institute. Every time getting admitted to an IIT institute is highly competitive as many applicants appear for the exam and there are a limited number of seats.

IITs are well known for offering various engineering programs that include civil engineering, computer science engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering and more. Candidates need to pass 10 + 2 examinations with mathematics, chemistry and physics as main subjects. After appearing in JEE mains and JEE advanced examinations, one must appear in the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) counselling. The admissions to all the user programs return in a single counselling platform.

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Serial No. Name of College Location
1. IIST Thiruvananthapuram - Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Kerala
2. MSU Baroda - Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Vadodara
3. DTU Delhi - Delhi Technological University New Delhi
4. JMI Delhi - Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi
5. LDCE Ahmedabad - LD College of Engineering Ahmedabad
6. IIEST Shibpur - Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Howrah
7. ICT Mumbai - Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai
8. Jadavpur University Kolkata


Serial No. Name of College Location
1. College of Engineering Trivandrum Kerala
2. VJTI Mumbai - Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute Mumbai
3. Andhra University College of Engineering Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam
4. GCT Coimbatore - Government College of Technology Tamil Nadu
5. MNNIT Allahabad - Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad Prayagraj Allahabad
6. IGNOU Delhi - Indira Gandhi National Open University Howrah
7. PEC Chandigarh - Punjab Engineering College Chandigarh
8. NIT Trichy - National Institute of Technology Tamil Nadu
Serial No. Name of College Location
1. HBTU Kanpur - Harcourt Bulter Technical University Kanpur
2. JNTUH College of Engineering Hyderabad
3. NIT Jalandhar Jalandhar
4. NIT Surathkal Mangaluru
5. IISc Bangalore - Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
6. SPA Delhi - School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi
7. Madras Institute of Technology Channai
8. VNIT Nagpur- Visvesvaraya National Institute Technology Warangal
9. MBM Engineering College Jodhpur
10. University of Hyderabad Hyderabad
11. DEI Agra - Dayalbagh Educational Institute Agra
12. Ravenshaw University Cuttack
13. Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
14. IET Lucknow Lucknow
15. Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh
16. Netaji Subhas University of Technology New Delhi
17. NIT Raipur - National Institute of Technology Raipur
18. JC Bose University of Science and Technology Faridabad
19. Bhagalpur College of Engineering Bhagalpur
20. Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College Ludhiana
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Admission Procedure

Admission to these programmes is made once a year in July through Joint Entrance Examination-Main (JEE-Main) and Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (JEE- Advanced) conducted on an All India level in April and May by CBSE and IITs respectively. The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE is a pass in the final examination of 10+2 system or its equivalent. For the detailed procedure in this regard, visit JEE- Advanced website before the end of December preceding the year in which admission is sought.

Admission Process For Courses:JEE-MAIN,JEE ADVANCED
Counselling Conducting Authority (state level) JEE MAIN
Average Fee For Government Colleges: Rs. 8 -10 Lakhs
Counselling Process As per counselling conduct in 3-4 rounds

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