Top 100 Engineering Colleges In India - 2023

The growth of engineering education in India has been commendable, providing a strong foundation for the country’s technological advancement. One of the primary factors contributing to this growth is the increasing demand for skilled engineers in various sectors, including information technology, manufacturing, infrastructure, and telecommunications. This demand has been driven by the rapid economic growth and industrialization of the country, leading to a need for a large workforce with technical expertise. To meet this demand, numerous engineering colleges and universities have been established across the country. The Indian government has played a crucial role in promoting engineering education by setting up prestigious institutions, which have become globally recognized centers of excellence. These institutions attract top talent and provide world-class infrastructure and faculty, fostering a culture of innovation and research.

In addition to government initiatives, private universities and colleges have also played a vital role in expanding engineering education in India. Many private institutions have emerged as leading centers for engineering education, offering state-of-the-art facilities, industry collaborations, and a focus on practical skills development. A significant development in engineering education in India has been the diversification of disciplines. While traditional fields like mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering continue to be popular, newer disciplines such as computer science, artificial intelligence, and biomedical engineering have gained prominence. This reflects the changing needs of the industry and the growing importance of cutting-edge technologies.

In addition, the quality of engineering education in India has improved significantly. Many institutions have adopted outcome-based education, industry internships, and research-oriented curricula to ensure that graduates are well-prepared for the workforce. Collaboration between academia and industry has also increased, with companies actively participating in curriculum development, research projects, and campus placements. However, there are some challenges that are yet to be addressed. There is a need to bridge the gap between academic knowledge and practical skills, enhance faculty quality, and improve research output. Engineering colleges must address these issues through reforms in curriculum, faculty development programs, and increased investment in research and development.

To help our readers zero in on the engineering colleges that are successfully addressing these issues, Higher Education Review presents its annual special issue - Engineering Survey 2023 – Top 100 Engineering Colleges in India. The colleges have been selected after careful consideration of five crucial aspects: a) the quality of faculty, research and publications, b) establishment and approvals, c) current students and admissions, d) infrastructure and facilities, and e) placement and salary statistics. The selection methodology for shortlisting the top 100 engineering colleges involved calculating the average of the scores in various aspects. The final scores were then compared to determine the colleges that excel across multiple criteria, ensuring a comprehensive evaluation process.

Top 100 Engineering Colleges In India - 2023


College Name



1 Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai 964.35
2 Jadavpur University Kolkata 962.24
3 Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore 951.13
4 Anna University Chennai 947.24
5 S.R.M. Institute of Science and Technology Chennai 945.3
6 Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore 943.27
7 Siksha 'O' Anusandhan Bhubaneswar 941.05
8 Amity University Noida 938
9 Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala 937.53
10 Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi 934.17
11 Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani 931.3
12 Delhi Technological University Delhi 928.68
13 Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh 925.44
14 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad 923
15 Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Howrah 921.8
16 Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education Srivilliputhur 918.78
17 Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneswar 915.1
18 R V College of Engineering Bengaluru 911.67
19 Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram 908.7
20 Chandigarh University Mohali 905.36
21 Mar Athanasius College of Engineering Kothamangalam 904.87
22 K L College of Engineering Vaddeswaram 901.6
23 Kamaraj College Of Engineering & Technology Vellakulam 898.29
24 Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering Kancheepuram 895.17
25 Birla Institute of Technology Ranchi 894.3
26 Sharda University Greater Noida 891.48
27 Visvesvaraya Technological University Belgaum 887.65
28 Lovely Professional University Phagwara 885.4
29 M. S. Engineering College Bengaluru 882.85
30 Manipal Institute of Technology Manipal 877.25
31 PSG College of Technology Coimbatore 874.52
32 Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology Chennai 872.99
33 University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun 871.27
34 Banasthali Vidyapith Vanasthali 868.26
35 International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad Hyderabad 864.29
36 M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology Bengaluru 860.07
36 Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy Thanjavur 857.43
38 Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology New Delhi 850.03
39 Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology Coimbatore 847.28
40 Defence Institute of Advanced Technology Pune 843.19
41 College of Engineering Pune 841.5
42 Netaji Subhas University of Technology New Delhi 836.22
43 Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University New Delhi 831.62
44 AU College of Engineering Visakhapatnam 828.45
45 Graphic Era University Dehradun 825.21
46 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior 821.64
47 International Institute of Information Technology Bengaluru 817.77
48 B.M.S. College of Engineering Bengaluru 815.64
49 Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur 811.14
50 National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Thanjavur 806.73
51 Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology Chennai 804.69
52 Thiagarajar College of Engineering Madurai 801.57
53 Punjab Engineering College Chandigarh 798.11
54 Jaypee Institute of Information Technology Noida 793.57
55 SR University Warangal 788.52
56 Indian Institute of Information Technology Prayagraj 785.64
57 Rajalakshmi Engineering College Chennai 784.25
58 The Northcap University Gurugram 781.36
59 Siddaganga Institute of Technology Tumkur 779.65
60 Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology and Research Guntur 775.48
61 C.V. Raman Global University Bhubaneswar 774.28
62 PES University Bengaluru 771.07
63 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Katra 765.58
64 Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies Haryana 764.26
65 B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology Chennai 762.54
66 Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences Coimbatore 760.53
67 Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management Bhubaneswar 758.26
68 Coimbatore Institute of Technology Coimbatore 755.14
69 Pandit Deendayal Energy University Gandhinagar 754.58
70 Kumaraguru College of Technology Coimbatore 751.09
71 College of Engineering Thiruvananthapuram 748.21
72 Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology Sambalpur 743.47
73 Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati 741.36
74 Vallurupalli Nageswara Rao Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology Hyderabad 737.58
75 Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute Mumbai 731.44
76 Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University Pune 730.07
77 University College of Engineering Hyderabad 727.51
78 Dayalbagh Educational Institute Agra 722.28
79 Kongu Engineering College Erode 720.03
80 New Horizon College of Engineering Bengaluru 718.42
81 Tezpur University Tezpur 711.57
82 National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management Sonipat 707.65
83 PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research Coimbatore 701.37
83 Nirma University Ahmedabad 704.07
85 Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences Solan 698.58
86 Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering Pune 693.44
87 Mepco Schlenk Engineering College Sivakasi 692.53
88 Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College Vijayawada 688.66
89 Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology Gandhinagar 682.47
90 Anurag University Hyderabad 671.58
91 J. C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA Faridabad 667.99
92 Vishwakarma Institute of Technology Pune 664.04
93 Chitkara University Rajpura 663.12
94 Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology Noida 661.5
95 Galgotias University Gautam Buddha Nagar 660.21
96 Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Vadodara 659.56
97 Goka Raju Ranga Raju Institute of Engineering & Technology Hyderabad 655.1
98 Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Chennai 652.09
99 National Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technology Ranchi 650
100 R.M.K. Engineering College Kavaraipettai 648.37