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Last updated: May 30, 2014 at 10:54 am

Top 50 Private Engineering Colleges in India

Its admission season, and many of our trak.in readers have requested us for rankings of Engineering and MBA Colleges in India, especially because we have been publishing the top college list since last 2 years.

So here you have it – We will also be following up this post with top 50 Government Engineering colleges in India list as well !

In 2007 we had published the Outlook India survey of and , but this time around Outlook has skipped the survey.

However, Mint has published a survey ranking Top 50 Government & Private Engineering colleges as well on exact same parameters that Outlook had done earlier, so the comparison between the rankings can be compared and justified.

Following are the parameters on which the rankings have been done:

  • Intellectual Capital
  • Pedagogic systems (the art or science of teaching; instructional methods)
  • Industry Interface
  • Placements
  • Infrastructure and Facilities

I am giving here the cumulative scores and not broken down on the parameters given above. You can find complete breakdown of scores here.

Some Notable changes in this list compared to last list is the rise of IIIT, Hyderabad from 5 to position 2. Vellore Institute of Technology has also jumped nearly 6 places to rank at 6 !

Top 50 Private Engineering Colleges in India

Rank 2009

Rank 2008

Institute Name


Total Score

1 1 Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani Pilani 2,318
2 5 International Inst. of Information Technology, Hyderabad Hyderabad 1,971
3 2 Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Mesra Ranchi 1,953
4 3 PSG College of Technology Coimbatore 1,893
5 4 Thapar Inst. of Engineering and Technology Patiala 1,870
6 12 Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore Vellore 1,839
7 7 Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) Mumbai 1,835
8 10 Dhirubhai Ambani IICT* Gandhinagar 1,812
9 6 RV College of Engineering Bangalore 1,810
10 13 SSN College of Engineering Chennai 1,808
11 8 Coimbatore Institute of Technology Coimbatore 1,778
12 11 Manipal Institute of Technology Manipal 1,758
13 15 PES Institute of Technology Bangalore 1,756
14 9 Thiagarajar College of Engineering Madurai 1,725
15 17 Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering Mysore 1,658
16 20 Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology Hyderabad 1,635
17 16 BMS College of Engineering Bangalore 1,628
18 18 Pune Institute of Computer Technology Pune 1,621
19 24 SRM University Chennai 1,619
20 21 MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology Bangalore 1,617
21 14 Sardar Patel College of Engineering Mumbai 1,614
22 26 Mepco Schlenk Engineering College Sivakasi 1,613
23 19 Maharashtra Institute of Technology Pune 1,607
24 NR SDM College of Engineering Dharwad 1,599
25 28 Vishwakarma Institute of Technology Pune 1,596
26 NR Vivekananda Education Society’s Institute of Technology Mumbai 1,590
27 23 Nirma University Ahmedabad 1,588
28 NR Thadomal Shahani Engineering College (TSEC) Mumbai 1,585
29 NR Karunya Institute of Technology Coimbatore 1,580
30 NR Shri Ramdeo Baba KN Engineering College Nagpur 1,578
31 25 Sathyabhama University Chennai 1,577
32 27 Vasavi College of Engineering Hyderabad 1,576
33 30 National Institute of Engineering, Mysore Mysore 1,575
34 22 Bangalore Institute of Technology Bangalore 1,572
35 29 Cummins, Pune Pune 1,568
36 NR Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering & Technology (BVBCET) Hubli 1,567
37 NR SASTRA University Thanjavur 1,566
38 NR Hindustan Institute of Engineering Technology Chennai 1,565
39 NR Jaypee Institute of Information Technology University Noida 1,563
40 NR JSS Academy of Technical Education Noida 1,560
41 NR Amrita Institute of Technology & Science Coimbatore 1,553
42 NR DJ Sanghvi College of Engineering Mumbai 1,548
43 NR KL University Vaddeswaram 1,537
44 NR GITAM Visakhapatnam 1,522
45 NR RNS Institute of Technology Bangalore 1,515
46 NR Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering Sriperumbudur 1,512
47 NR Fr Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering Mumbai 1,510
48 NR KJ Somaiya College of Engineering Mumbai 1,507
49 NR Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology Kochi 1,498
50 NR St Joseph’s College of Engineering Chennai 1,495

Hope you have found this list helpful. Please share it with your friends who are looking out for best engineering colleges in India. I only wished that we had this kind of information available when we were looking out for admissions in colleges :)


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  • Though this ranking is allright but some of the colleges are misplaced in the list . I came through this ranking done by collegekhabar.Its online ranking survey and you can also participate in it,so I am including the link here. http://www.collegekhabar.com/ranking/ have a look there. may it help you in future rankings.

  • Where is LNMIIT Jaipur……………..it deserves to be in top 20 yaar……..i am not a students there but I visited there in Feb during Vivacity their function/………..it is seriously a good institution……….deserves to be in top 20……..

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  • Sir, please update the rank of VIT pune. It has been consistantly seeing that the college is being ignored ,so please update the rank of vit pune in top 100 engineering colleges in india. Thank you.

  • Hi This list is valid for masters course? can pls post list of colleges for M.Tech/M.E. boz the placements details for masters coures are rarely available?

  • how is it that dj sanghvi scores lower on infrastructure and placements than vivekanand and thadomal?????its infra is atleast 5 times better than the others

  • hey the LNM institute of technology jaipur has not been considered and i suggest strongly considering it while giving these ratings because it scores well above many colleges in this list in Intellectual Capital,Infrastructure and Facilities,Placements and Pedagogic systems. My personal experiences with many of the listed colleges as a student states that LNMIIT is a strong contender for a good position in the list.

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  • Where is Yeshwant Chavan College of Engg ranked. Surprising such a great college…at par with RKNEC, Nagpur is tottaly ignored. Please let me know why??

  • Gr8 work! I am happy to c some of the institution from Pune comes into top 50 Private college Ranking. :)

  • This is great and very usefull to many of folks out thr. BUt may b if you can pst top 100 colleges that will help more. Sachin

    • This is not upto the mark i would say…b’cause the recent changes in the rankings of the colleges is not updated.. Few institutes have maintained their status with NAAC ‘A’ grade, even after the new survey… 1.Amrita University,Coimbatore. 2.Manipal University,Manipal 3.Karunya University,Coimbatore. 4.GITAM University,Vishakapatnam. These are the universities which have maintained the infrastructure and academic standards to get accredited with NAAC A grade in the South India.

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