Course Possibilities | 8 Engineering Colleges in North India apart from IIT’s

Course Possibilities | 8 Engineering Colleges in North India apart from IIT’s

Read on to know the list of the top institutes in North India that has achieved a ranking of AAAA or higher at the state level.


There are over 5000 engineering institutes in India. Today, we bring you a list of the top institutes in North India that has achieved a ranking of AAAA or higher at the state level.

Delhi Technological University

1. Delhi Technological University, Delhi

Delhi Technological University (formerly  Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) is one of the oldest engineering colleges in India. It is on a 164 acres campus at Bawana Road. Facilities include a library, a computer centre, a sports complex, eight boys’ hostels, six girls’ hostels, and a married couples’ hostel.

Programs: It offers courses towards B. E., B. Tech, M. E., M. Tech, M. Sc, and MBA.  It contains 14 academic departments with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological education and research.

B.E.:  JEE MAINS – 85% Delhi region students; 15% outside Delhi region
Postgraduate: GATE qualifying exam; MBA: CAT exam, group discussion, interview

Placements: Top companies like Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Amazon, Goldman Sachs recruit from the college.

2. Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology

NSIT is one of the top engineering colleges in India. It is an autonomous institution of the Government of Delhi. The institute is affiliated to University of Delhi and was ranked as the 12th top engineering college by outlook India in 2014. It is well connected to the major city centres by open and wide roads.

– B.E. in Electronics And Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Manufacturing Process And Automation Engineering, Instrumentation & Control engineering, and Bio Technology
– M. Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering ( Signal Processing), Computer Engineering ( Information Systems), Instrumentation & Control Engineering ( Process Control)

Admissions are on the basis of the rank in JEE (Main) for B. E. For M. Tech, you need to have qualified GATE.

Top companies visit NSIT to recruit students, including Adobe, Facebook, Bharat Electronics Limited, Honda, Google, JP Morgan, and more.

3. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

 Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani

The Birla Institute of Technology and Science was founded in 1943. It has campuses in Goa, Hyderabad, and Dubai. It has a vibrant student life and an immersive educational experience with strong student-faculty interaction.

BITS Pilani offers four-year integrated first-degree programs in engineering, technology and pharmacy, a Master of Arts program and Master of Science programs in science and technology

To be eligible for admission, students are required to obtain a minimum average grade of 75 percent in physics, chemistry and mathematics (with a minimum grade of 60 percent in each subject) in their higher secondary examination.

BITS has a strong placement record with 100% placement assistance for students. Top companies include Bosch, FIAT, Flipkart, Facebook, Ernst & Young, Bank of America, and Amazon.

4. PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh

PEC University

The PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh was originally established as Mugalpura Engineering College at Lahore (now in Pakistan) on November 9, 1921. The campus is spread over 146 acres of land. It has a ragging-free campus and a strong alumni network. The campus has excellent facilities, such as many different types of workshops and labs.

B.E. in many disciplines of engineering including Aerospace, Civil, Computer Science, Mechanical, and Industrial Engineering.
M. Tech in 17 different engineering disciplines, including Civil, Mechanical, Industrial Design, Environmental Engineering and more.

B.E.: JEE Main and normalised score in class 12th (60% and 40% weightage respectively)
M. Tech: GATE or a written examination for non-GATE candidates

Students at PEC are required to spend a semester working and has about 6 months of experience even before graduation. Past companies include Hatch, HP, India Bulls, Infosys, SAP Lab, Bank of American, IBM and more.

5. Thapar University, Patiala

Thapar University

Thapar University, formerly Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, was founded in 1956. It is a leading privately managed engineering institutions of India. Thapar University signed an agreement with Trinity College, Dublin as part of its efforts to impart global standard education at its campus in Patiala.

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree and postgraduate programmes leading to Master of Engineering (M.E.), Master of Software Engineering, Master of Technology (M.Tech.), Master of Science (M.Sc.), Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), and Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degrees.

B.E. – JEE Main
Postgraduate degrees: MET
MBA: Candidate must have valid CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT/GMAT/GRE score/TU entrance exam score

TU has an excellent placement record. Companies include Deloitte, CISCO, Amazon, Indiabulls, Wipro, Yahoo, and more.

7. Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur

Harcourt Butler Technological Institute

Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur, popularly known as HBTI, Kanpur or HBTI, is an autonomous engineering college under the Uttar Pradesh Technical University. It is one of the oldest engineering colleges, dating back to the 1920s. It has an industry-oriented curriculum and excellent placement record.

Programs offered:
It offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees in engineering (Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Food, Oil, Paint, and Plastic), as well as MCA.

M.Tech: relevant Bachelors degree and GATE score

Placement: Top recruiting companies include Accenture, Adobe, Infosys, Yamaha Motors and more.

8. Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

This institute is one of the premier engineering colleges in the country. In the survey carried out by ET Now-Economic Times jointly, MNNIT Allahabad was declared as the best engineering institution of North India and ranked No.1 in the overall ranking. The college is a member of Indo-UK REC project in the area of design. Under this scheme, a Design Center has been established at a cost of about Rs. six Crore, which offers training and consultancy.

B. Tech in Bio-Technology, Chemical Engineer, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communications Engineering, IT, and Production & Industrial Engineering.
M. Tech. – Applied Mechanics, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communications Engineering, GIS Cell, Mechanical Engineering.

B. Tech: accepts JEE (Main), DASA, MEA, and ICCR.
Postgraduate: M.C.A. accepts Nimcet, M. Tech – CCMT, M. Sc. JAM, MBA – CAT

As one of the top engineering institutes, it has a great placement record. Top companies include Accenture, Airtel, LG Electronics, Reliance Energy, IBM and more.

9. Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur

Malaviya National Institute of Technolgy

The institute was started in 1963 and fully funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The campus extends over 312 acres (1.26 km2) of lush greenery. It provides staff clubs, dispensary, banks, post office, community centre, school, staff residences, gymnasium, playing fields, guest houses, and canteen. The campus has a Materials Research Center with equipment worth more than 40 crores, as well as a new computer centre.

B. Tech in Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, IT, Mechanical Engineering, and Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.

M. Tech in 16 different disciplines of engineering, including chemical, transportation, computer, electrical, and structural engineering.

B. Tech: Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) which takes into account the performance in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
M. Tech: Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch and M.Plan (CCMT) after Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

Every year, B. Tech students are placed in top companies like Mahindra and Mahindra, Oracle, Microsoft, Reliance Industries, FIAT Automobiles, and more.

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  1. You have added the list of prestigious colleges in which admission is possible through IIT-JEE OR GATES. I would suggest please write a blog, on top private university in North India. That was a really informative blog and I am looking forward to your next post.