Top 25 Engineering Colleges in India: India Rankings 2016

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry’s ‘India Ranking Report 2016’ has released the top universities, management, engineering and pharmacy colleges list. This first-of-its-kind indigenous ranking framework for higher education institutions is in response to global rankings in which Indian universities and colleges usually do not fare too well.

The ‘India Rankings 2016’ were put together with the participation of 3,500 private and public institutions, which were ranked by National Bureau of Accreditation (NBA) based on five criteria — teaching and learning resources, graduation outcome, perception, outreach and inclusivity and research productivity. All institutions were judged based on self-disclosure of information.

The IITs have occupied the top 10 best engineering colleges slot with IIT Madras placed at number one with a weighted score of 89.42, followed by IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur with weighted score of 87.67, 83.91, 82.03 and 81.07, respectively.

Check out the top 25 engineering colleges in India

Name Est City Weighted
Indian Institute of Technology Madras 1959 Chennai 89.42 1
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay 1958 Bombay 87.67 2
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi 1951 New Delhi 83.91 3
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 1961 Kharagpur 82.03 4
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur 2005 Kanpur 81.07 5
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee 2001 Roorkee 78.68 6
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad 2008 Hyderabad 77.23 7
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar 2008 Ahemdabadnnai 75.23 8
Indian Institute of Technology Ropar 75.21 Roopnagar 74.89 9
Indian Institute of Technology Patna 2008 Patna 74.68 10
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati 1994 Guwahati 74.63 11
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli 1964 Tiruchirappalli 74.45 12
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore 1984 Vellore 74.40 13
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi 2012 Varanasi 74.39 14
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat 1961 Surat 73.13 15
Indian Institute of Technology Indore 2009 Indore 72.01 16
Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi 1955 Ranchi 71.81 17
Visvesvarya National Institute of Technology Nagpur 1960 Nagpur 71.29 18
National Institute of Technology Rourkela 1961 Rourkela 70.81 19
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi 2008 Mandi 70.33 20
College of Engineering, Pune 1854 Pune 69.71 21
National Institute of Technology Karnataka 1960 Manglore 68.96 22
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad 1961 Allahabad 67.95 23
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore 1951 Coimbatore 67.80 24
Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur 2008 Jodhpur 67.68 25

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