Higher Education Review Top Private Engineering colleges Survey, 2014.



Announcing an Indian as the new CEO of Microsoft was the eye catching event to mark the beginning of 2014 globally. When Satya Nadella, an alumnus of Manipal Institute of Technology and Sundar Pichai, an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur lined up for the race, it was Satya Nadella who overruled the former IITian to become the next CEO. However, Indian education circle paraphrased it as a competition between private engineering colleges and IITs. From the glittering success of Nadella, it is evident that the IITs are not the sole producer of high quality workforce in India as the country has numerous engineering colleges in the private sector with capabilities of doing the same. It does not mean that every institution from the bundle of nearly 3500 private engineering colleges in the country can cope with the standards of 17 IITs. This makes students' choice more confusing as there are many engineering colleges across the nation, which are performing well and at the same time, there are many institutions that are not able to keep up with the standards.

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Top 50 Private Engineering Colleges in India, 2014

Institute Name



City /State

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) 1 536.18 Pilani, RJ
IIIT 2 513.02 Hyderabad, AP
Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) 3 495.38 Ranchi , JH
PSG College of Technology 4 466.31 Coimbatore ,TN
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology 5 458.88 Patiala, PB
RV College of Engineering 6 446.23 Bangalore, KA
VJTI 7 446.18 Mumbai, MH
M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology 8 435.98 Bangalore, KA
Vellore Institute of Technology 9 433.54 Vellore, TN
Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology 10 433.48 New Delhi, DL
Sardar Patel College of Engineering 11 429.35 Mumbai, MH
Lovely Professional University 12 327.95 Jalandhar, DL
Nirma Institute of Technology 13 326.9 Ahmedabad, GJ
Bannari Amman Institute Of Technology 14 315.98 Erode, TN
National Institute of Engineering 15 315.92 Mysore, KA
Hindustan Institute of Technology and science 16 315.18 Chennai, TN
Kongu Engineering College 17 315.09 Erode, TN
Jaypee University of Information Tech 18 314.86 Noida, UP
Siddaganga Institute of Technology 19 305.96 Tumkur, KA
G. Narayanamma Institute of Technology & Science 20 295.03 Hyderabad, AP