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Lead College of Management

The Wizard turning Adversity into Opportunity Philosopher, Psychologist and Education Reformer John Dewey quoted, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life.” Education can bring a person’s goals and dreams to life – a belief that explains why families work so hard to put their children through school. High tuition fees, daily needs such as food, transportation and books makes it a huge challenge for parents to enroll their children for higher education. Despite these challenges parents do not allow their struggles to dictate their aspirations for their kid’s education. Amidst many stories of adversity while pursuing education there is Lead College of Management weaving dreams of young minds breaking through the shortcomings. Lead College of Management...


Revamping Education with Technology

Pradeep Singh, Founder and CEO, Vidyanext

Millennial Entrepreneurs Transforming the Universe

Rahul Kanuganti, Chief Operations Officer, Flytta

Why India needs Online Education, Now!

Kabir Chadha, India Country Manager, Coursera

The Right Approach to Skill Gap

Manuel D'Souza, Director HR, Intelenet Global Services

Research as a Career Path

Prof. S. Gopalkrishnan, Chairman - Department Aerospace Engineering, IISc Bangalore

The Virtuous Learning for Today, Tomorrow and Future

Vikas Singh, Business Head & Vice President, Pearson India

Higher Professional Education in India: A Critical Review

Dr. Bappa Acherjee and Prof. Ashutosh Kumar, Department of Production Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology

Reduce Skill - Gap with Industry - Academia Coordination

Amberin Menon, Chief People Officer, Hexaware Technologies

Means for a Better International Education

Ranil Herath, MD-International, DeVry Education Group

Need for an Employability Framework in India

Prof. Gurucharan Singh, Dean – Corporate Affairs, HR & Training, BGS Group of Technical Institutions

Enhancing Employability Bridging Skill Gap

Suman Reddy, Managing Director, Pegasystems India

Impact of Government Education Policies

Amith Bajla, Chairman and Founder, Taurian World School

Top 100 Private Engineering Colleges Survey

Welcome the third edition of Higher Education Review Private Engineering College Survey. In this Third edition, we have ranked Top 100 Private Engineering Colleges by combining the scores of a perception survey with the,addition of a factual survey. We at Higher Education Review understand that the abundance of engineering institutes in the country is creating a complicated picture for students, as it is a difficult task for them to choose the right campus. With many experts on the panel, we have a better understanding of best engineering institutes in the country that are providing out of the box facilities to the students, even though it is a tough job to understand the key strength of engineering institutes when they are performing well in the major areas. By measuring parameters like Infrastructure, Faculty, Industry Interaction, Innovative Programs, Research and Placements, our team of experts consisting of top HR managers and Educationalists has brought best private engineering colleges in the year 2016. We sincerely hope that our efforts will help the large community of students who are confused about choosing the right engineering college in the country. We will bring you the some of the top engineering colleges across the country selected by our expert panels as the ‘Top 100 Private Engineering Colleges Survey 2016.'


College Name



1 Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani 285.96
2 M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology Bangalore,KA 278.58
3 Birla Institute of Technology Ranchi 268.67
4 Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala 264.12
5 SRM Institute of Science and Technology Chennai,TN 257.55
6 Institute of Technology, Nirma University Ahmedabad,GJ 256.36
7 Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology New Delhi,DL 255.78
8 Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering Mumbai 201.45
9 R.M.K. Engineering College Thiruvallur,TN 201.32
10 Cambridge Institute of Technology Bangalore,KA 196.11
11 Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering And Technology Coimbatore,TN 196.09
12 D.K.T.E Society's Textile & Engineering Institute Ichalkaranji 195.46
13 Rajalakshmi Engineering College Chennai,TN 194.23
14 School of Aeronautics Dwarka,DL 194.12
15 Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology Cochin 193.56
16 Nandha Engineering College Erode,TN 192.83
16 RMK College of Engineering and Technology Thiruvallur 193.01
17 Siddaganga Institute of Technology Tumkur 192.56
18 Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering & Technology, Kalady Ernakulam,KL 185.23
19 Bangalore Institute of Technology Bangalore 181.93
20 SKP Engineering College Thiruvannamalai,TN 175.45