Engineering College of the Year - 2017

Engineering education is taking a new mode as AICTE, the apex body for technical education, is coming up with the model curriculum. Today, the hot news topping the higher education sector is the revision of the curriculum, which will be adopted by over 3,000 engineering institutions in the country. The model curriculum insists in the inclusion of social sciences including management, Indian culture and Constitution in engineering from the next academic session. But, this seems to be a very valid point because engineering is all about creations for the societal benefits. In order to engage in these, definitely students need the awareness about the society and the challenges within it. Further, the emphasis is also laid on cutting the theoretical classes from 30 to 20 every week....

Placement Performance: AVS Engineering College

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Addressing the Multifarious Needs of Engineering Education The third out of ten establishments...

Academic Reputation: R.V. College of Engineering

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Operated by the Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust, R.V. College of Engineering (RVCE) was founded...

Placement Performance:SSVPS's Bapusaheb Shivajirao Deore College of Engineering

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A Replica of Excellence Established in 1983 under the guidance of Hon. Dajisaheb Rohidasji...

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Innovative Placement Practices : Prof. Ram Meghe Institute of Technology & Research

By: HER Team

Counted amongst the topmost technical Institutes of Maharashtra, Prof. Ram Meghe Institute of...

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Programme Efficacy :Akshaya Institute of Technology

By: HER Team

Producing Globally Acceptable Graduates Under the shield of Akshaya Education Trust, Dr....

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Transformational Learning:Rohini College of Engineering and Technology

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Where the Critical Thinking Unfolds From early days, the term scientific breakthrough is...

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Industry Collaboration:MVGR College of Engineering

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Moulding the Technocrats of Tomorrow It has been more than 12 years since Sasidhar Sunkari,...

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Engineering a Key to Shinning India

By: Silky Jain

Growth is instrumental in channelizing the economy and manpower in order to transform...

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DIT University: Imparting Technical Education in a Breathtaking Surrounding

By: HER Team

Boasting some of the finest schools in the country, Dehradun is often referred as the 'School...

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Industry Interaction: Smt. Kamala & Sri Venkappa M. Agadi College of Engineering & Technology

By: HER Team

Located at a prime location, Laxmeshwar, near the twin city of Hubli and Dharwad of Karnataka,...

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The Unsung Heroes of Indian Technical Education

By: Sarath Shyam

Sri Ram Venkata Subba Setty or in short, S.V. Setty, who lived in Karnataka a century ago, is an...

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Fostering Innovation : Sri Sairam College of Engineering, Bengaluru

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Initiated in 1997 by the enterprising philanthropist and educationist, Late M.J.F Lion Leo Muthu,...

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Engineering College of the Year - 2017

Engineering education is taking a new mode as AICTE, the apex body for technical education, is coming up with the model curriculum. Today, the hot news topping the higher education sector is the revision of the curriculum, which will be adopted by over 3,000 engineering institutions in the country. The model curriculum insists in the inclusion of social sciences including management, Indian culture and Constitution in engineering from the next academic session. But, this seems to be a very valid point because engineering is all about creations for the societal benefits. In order to engage in these, definitely students need the awareness about the society and the challenges within it. 

Further, the emphasis is also laid on cutting the theoretical classes from 30 to 20 every week. New curriculum ensures that students get their final semesters to pursue project works understanding the industry requirements. For the first year students, technology is given prominence by adding big data analytics, artificial intelligence, robotics and internet of things. The remoulding of engineering education is the result of the surprise visits held by AICTE over the professional colleges wherein so many flaws came to limelight including the deficiencies in faculty to infrastructure. This remodelling is expected to bring about more employable graduates as the curriculum is trying to cover all the necessary fields. The mandatory induction programmes and the internships stand as the highlights of the revised curriculum. 

Currently, the country is also facing the problem of oversupply of engineers. As the approval was given to in-numerous engineering institutes without having the proper check, engineering colleges got a good count as a profitable business. This resulted in making quantity more than quality that eventually affected the placements. Data on campus recruitments of engineering colleges reflect that the students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and the National Institute Technology (NIT) and few others only could receive good placements indicating an upward turn in job market. So, now it seems to be the right time for a radical move in the engineering education field. 

As the academic session of 2016 -17 ends, lakhs of class 12 students across India are in the preparation mode to appear for the various engineering entrance exams. This issue of higher education review intends at helping these students to shortlist the colleges they apply for as we come up with the best private engineering colleges in India. The expert panel have listed the topmost colleges based on their qualitative teaching and innovative curriculum as "Engineering College of the Year 2017."

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Akshaya Institute of Technology: Producing Globally Acceptable Graduates Bangalore, Karnataka Akshaya Institute of Technology is one of the popular Engineering Colleges in Karnataka offering Technical Education in various branches of Engineering.
AVS Engineering College: Addressing The Multifarious Needs Of Engineering Education Salem, TN AVS Engineering College is a premier and leading Institution located at the heart of the steel city Salem, which is well connected by road and rail.
DIT University: Imparting Technical Education in a Breathtaking Surrounding Makka Wala, Uttarakhand The university has world - class infrastructure and provides UG, PG and Diploma courses.
MVGR College of Engineering: Moulding the Technocrats of Tomorrow Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh MVGR College of Engineering is a technological autonomous institute provides UG and PG courses in Engineering
Prof. Ram Meghe Institute of Technology & Research : Promoting Research-culture in Technical Education Amravati, Maharashtra The institute has a prestigious standing amongst the topmost Technical Institutes of Maharashtra. The Institute is approved by AICTE, New Delhi & Accredited thrice by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi. Recognized by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE, Mumbai),
R.V. College of Engineering: Most Innovative Technical Campus With a Student Centric Learning Approach Bengaluru, Karnataka R.V. College of Engineering (RVCE) established in 1963 is one of the earliest self-financing engineering colleges in the country. The institution is run by Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust (RSST) a not for profit trust.
Rohini College of Engineering and Technology : Where the Critical Thinking Unfolds Anjugramam, Tamil Nadu R.V. College of Engineering (RVCE) established in 1963 is one of the earliest self-financing engineering colleges in the country. The institution is run by Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust (RSST) a not for profit trust.
Smt. Kamala & Sri Venkappa M. Agadi College of Engineering & Technology : A Dream of Many Bengaluru, Karnataka The college is situated at a prime location, Laxmeshwar, near the twin city of Hubli and Dharwad the second largest town of Karnataka.The college is established in a region that has a proud legacy of having produced the best of stalwarts in linguistics, technical, professional and political fields.
Sri Sairam College of Engineering : Embracing the Power of Innovation Bengaluru, Karnataka Sri Sairam Engineering College is a non-profitable, and non-minority institution and the best of educational institutions in the country.
SSVPS's Bapusaheb Shivajirao Deore College of Engineering: A Replica of Excellence Dhule, Maharashtra Shri Shivaji Vidya Prasarak has completed Century of its Foundation. In the era of Industrialization and rapid technological developement, Sanstha decided to start Engineering College & Polytechnic in the year 1983.