• Aditya Sharma

Top 10 Engineering Institutes In India

Updated: Jul 11, 2020

Engineering is one of the most important sectors of development opted by many students in India. In India, Engineering is opted as one of the best career option by various students. Every year lakhs of students appear in various entrance exams, like JEE Main (previously known as AIEEE), JEE Advanced (previously known as IIT JEE), BITSAT and various state-level engineering entrance exams. However, only a handful of students make it to the top engineering institutes of India. As it is considered that if you pursue your engineering course from one of the best engineering institute of India, the chances of getting a job placement in the best multi-national companies will be much higher.



Here is the list of the some of the top Engineering Institutes of India –


. Indian Institute of Technology (Madras)


Indian Institute of Technology, Madras was established in the year 1959 by Prof. Humayun Kabir and was introduced under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The campus spread over an area of 250 hectares of land. This institute has about 550 faculty members and 1250 administrative and supporting staff members. The strength of this institute is of 8000 students. IIT Madras has first rank in NIRF Ranking. IIT Madras offers admissions to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes courses related to various disciplines of science, engineering and technology. Indian Institute of Technology (Madras) is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The nearest airport from this institute is Kamaraj International Airport which is at the distance of 13.6 km away from this institute and the nearest railway station from this institute is Chennai Central Railway Station which is at the distance of 13.3 km away from this institute.


Courses Offered -


. ME/M. Tech

. Dual Degree

. Ph. D

. M.S

. BE/B. Tech

. M. Sc

. MBA

. Executive MBA

. PGD

. PGP



. Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi)


Indian Institute of Technology (IITD), Delhi was established in the year 1961 by Prof. Humayun Kabir (Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs Minister). The campus was spreads over an area of 320 acres of land. IIT Delhi was approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in the year 1961. The institute started taking admissions in the year 1961. IIT Delhi has second rank in NIRF Ranking. IIT Delhi is located at IIT Campus, Hauz Khas in New Delhi. The nearest airport from this institute is Indira Gandhi International Airport which is at the distance of 10.3 km away from this institute and the nearest railway station from this institute is New Delhi Railway Station which is at the distance of 12.7 km away from this institute. The nearest Metro Station from this institute is Hauz Khas Metro Station which is at the distance of 3.6 km away from this institute.


Courses Offered -


. ME/M. Tech

. Ph. D

. M.S

. BE/B. Tech

. Dual Degree

. MBA

. Executive MBA

. M. Sc

. M. Des



. Indian Institute of Technology (Mumbai)


IIT Mumbai was established in the year 1958 under the Government of India. IIT Mumbai started functioning with 14 academic departments, 10 centres, two schools and three interdisciplinary programmes. IIT Mumbai was approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Institute offered admission to 652 students for various undergraduate programmes and 1102 students for various postgraduate programmes in the year 2008-2009. IIT Mumbai has third rank in NIRF Ranking. IIT Mumbai is located in Powai in Mumbai. The nearest airport from this institute is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport which is at the distance of 10 km away from this institute. The students reaching the institute by the Central Railway Suburban train will have to get down at the station of Kanjur Marg, Vikhroli or Ghatkopar Railway Station and if the students reaching the institute by the Western Railway Suburban train will have to get down at Andheri, Bandra, Goregaon or Malad Railway Station from this institute.


Courses Offered –


. ME/M. Tech

. Ph. D

. Dual Degree

. BE/B. Tech

. M. Sc

. BS

. B. Des

. M. Des

. Executive MBA

. MBA

. M. Phil



. Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur)


IIT Kharagpur or IIT KGP was established in the year 1951 by Government of India. The campus was spreads over an area of 2100 acres of land. IIT Kharagpur has fourth rank in NIRF Ranking. This institute has about a total of 644 faculty members. The strength of this institute is of 12046 students. The nearest airport from this institute is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU), Kolkata and the nearest railway station from this institute is Kharagpur Railway Station which is at the distance of 5 km away from this institute.


Courses Offered –


. ME/M. Tech

. Ph. D

. Dual Degree

. BE/B. Tech

. M. Sc

. B. Arch

. Executive MBA

. LLB

. LLM

. MBA

. PGD



. Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur)


IIT Kanpur was founded in the year 1959 and was established by the Government of India. This institute started its functioning in the borrowed building of Harcourt Butler Technological Institute in 1959 in Kanpur. The institute offers admission to various Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Ph. D courses. This institute also offers admission to various part time courses such as M. Tech, M. Des, MS (Research) and Ph. D courses. IIT Kanpur has fifth rank in NIRF Ranking. IIT Kanpur is located on the Grand Trunk Road which is 15 km west of Kanpur City. The nearest airport from this institute is Lucknow Airport which is at the distance of 80 km away from this institute and the nearest railway station from this institute is Kanpur Central Railway Station which is at the distance of 18 km away from this institute.


Courses Offered –


. ME/M. Tech

. Ph. D

. Dual Degree

. BE/B. Tech

. M.S

. B.S

. M. Sc

. MBA

. M. Des



. Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee)


Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee) was established in the year 1956, as the country’s 7th IIT institute. In the year 2001, the Government of India declared Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee) as the “Institution of National Importance”. Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee) offers various bachelor’s degree courses in 10 disciplines of engineering and architecture and various post graduate degree courses in 55 disciplines of engineering, applied science, architecture and planning. IIT Roorkee is located at Roorkee-Haridwar Highway, in Uttarakhand. The main bus depot of IIT Roorkee is located on NH 58 highway. IIT Roorkee has sixth rank in NIRF Ranking. The nearest airport from this institute is Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport which is at the distance of 68.3 km away from this institute and the nearest railway station from this institute is Dhandera Railway Station which is at the distance of 3.3 km away from this institute.


Courses Offered –


. ME/M. Tech

. Ph. D

. Dual Degree

. BE/B. Tech

. M. Sc

. B. Arch

. M. Arch

. MBA

. M. Plan



. Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati)


IIT Guwahati was established in the year 1994. IIT Guwahati is located in Guwahati with the river Brahmaputra by its side. The institute provides different undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes courses related to various streams. This institute offers admission to B. Tech/B.E programmes based on JEE Advanced scores, B. Des programmes based on UCEED scores, M. Tech/M.E programmes based on GATE scores, M. Des programmes based on CEED scores, M. Sc programmes based on JAM scores. IIT Guwahati also offers admission to M.A and Ph. D programmes based on the marks scored in the written test and interview conducted by the authority.


IIT Guwahati is located in Guwahati, Assam and is well connected to other parts of the country by road, rail or air. IIT Guwahati has seventh rank in NIRF Ranking. The nearest airport from this institute is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport which is at the distance of 22.8 km away from this institute and the nearest railway station from this institute is Guwahati Railway Station which is at the distance of 18 km away from this institute.


Courses Offered –


. ME/M. Tech

. Ph. D

. BE/B. Tech

. M. Sc

. Dual Degree

. B. Des

. M.A.

. M. Des

. M.S



. Indian Institute of Technology (Hyderabad)


IIT (Hyderabad) was established in the year 2008. It is one among the 2nd generation institute of IITs started by the Government of India. IIT Hyderabad has 17 academic departments which are Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Climate Change, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, Engineering Science (Virtual), Mathematics and Computing, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Liberal Arts and Design. IITH also offers admissions in B. Tech, M. Tech, M. Des, M. Phil, M. Sc and PhD programmes. IITH is located at IITH Main Road, near NH 65, Sangareddy, Kandi and Telangana.


IIT Hyderabad has eighth rank in NIRF Ranking. The nearest airport from this institute is Begumpet Airport which is at the distance of 47 km away from this institute and the nearest railway station from this institute is Shankarpalli Railway Station which is at the distance of 23.4 km away from this institute. The nearest bus stand from this institute is Old Bus Stand which is at the distance of 8 km away from this institute.


Courses Offered –


. ME/M. Tech

. Ph. D

. BE/B. Tech

. M. Sc

. M. Phil

. M. Des



. Anna University (Chennai)


Anna University (Chennai) provides affiliation to all the engineering colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu under one umbrella and ensures quality in the engineering education. This university was established in the year 1978 and named after Late Dr. CN Annadurai, the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. At present, this university has tie ups with 13 constituent colleges, 3 regional campuses at Tirunelveli, Madurai and Coimbatore and 593 affiliated colleges (Government, Government Aided and Self-Financing Colleges).


Anna University (Chennai) is located at Guindy, Chennai and Tamil Nadu. IIT Guwahati has ninth rank in NIRF Ranking. The nearest airport from this university is Chennai Airport which is at the distance of 10 km away from this university and the nearest railway station from this university is Guindy Railway Station which is at the distance of 3 km away from this university. The nearest bus stand from this university is Saidapet bus depot which is at the distance of 3 km away from this university.


Courses Offered –


. BE/B. Tech

. ME/M. Tech

. MBA

. Ph. D

. MCA

. M.S

. B. Arch

. Diploma

. M. Sc

. Dual Degree

. M. Arch

. M. Phil

. B. Sc

. PGDM

. PGD

. M. Plan



. National Institute of Technology (Tiruchirappalli)


National Institute of Technology (Tiruchirappalli) was established in the year 1964 as a joint and co-operative venture of Government of India and Government of Tamil Nadu. The Government of India has recognised NIT Tiruchirappalli as the Institute of National Importance (INI). NIT Tiruchirappalli is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, and New Delhi.

Architecture, CECASE, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Applications, Computer Science and Engineering, Energy and Environment (CEESAT), Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Management Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Physics and Production Engineering are the various academic departments of NIT (Tiruchirappalli). NIT Tiruchirappalli also offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes to the students.


NIT Tiruchirappalli is located at Tanjore Main Road, NH 67, Near BHEL and Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu. Tondamanpatti is around 5 km away from the NIT Tiruchirappalli. NIT Tiruchirappalli has tenth rank in NIRF Ranking. The nearest airport from this institute is Tiruchirappalli International Airport which is at the distance of 18 km away from this institute and the nearest bus depot from this institute is New TNSTC Bus Maintenance Depot which is at the distance of 7 km away from this institute.


Courses Offered –


. BE/B. Tech

. ME/M. Tech

. Ph. D

. M.S

. M. Sc

. M. Arch

. B. Arch

. MBA

. MCA



#EngineeringInstitutes #IITInstitutes #TopEngineeringColleges #TopEngineeringInstitutes #TopIITInstitutes #AmritsariaBlogs

6 views0 comments