Top 25 Engineering Colleges in India – India Today

Engineering Colleges are ranked every year by India Today from the past 14 years. For the current year 2011, INDIA TODAY partnered with The Nielsen Company and conducted the survey to determine the best undergraduate Engineering Colleges in India.

India Today considered over 1500 colleges before ranking the top 25 engineering colleges in India. You may like to read the methodology adopted by India Today while ranking colleges by visiting here.

Top 25 Engineering Colleges in India – India Today 2011 Rankings

College / University Name 2011 Rank 2010 Rank 2009 Rank 2008 Rank
IIT Kanpur 1 1 3 2
IIT Delhi 2 2 1 1
IIT Kharagpur 3 4 2 4
IIT Chennai 4 3 4 5
IIT Roorkee 5 6 6 6
BITS Pilani 6 7 7 NA
Delhi Technological University 7 13 15 14
NIT Surathkal 8 10 11 NA
Institute of Technology BHU 9 11 8 9
IIT Guwahati 10 9 10 10
NIT Warangal 11 14 13 11
Vellore Institute of Technology 12 8 9 7
NIT Tiruchirapalli 13 12 17 12
IIIT Hyderabad 14 16 16 13
RV College of Engineering (Bangalore) 15 NA 24 NA
College of Engineering Pune 16 NA 22 NA
NIT Rourkela 17 21 18 24
SV NIT (Surat) 18 22 NA NA
Indian School of Mines (Dhanabad) 19 20 NA NA
PSG College of Technology (Coimbatore) 20 23 14 16
Birla Institute of Technology (Mesra) 21 23 17 17
Netaji Subash Institute of Technology (New Delhi) 22 15 18 20
NIT Calicut 23 NA 20 19
UVCE Bangalore 24 NA NA NA
NIT Hamirpur 25 NA NA NA

Source: India Today

Good to see couple of engineering colleges making an entry in the top 25 this year, NIT Hamirpur and University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering are among the two which made an entry this year.

What do you think of these rankings? Any surprises..?

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28 comments on “Top 25 Engineering Colleges in India – India Today

  1. thank you for giving knowlegable information with us

  2. Sam says:

    i have completed my engineering from Nirma Institute of Technology (NIT) – New, Ahmedabad its god and its ranking is #25

  3. This is an old one.Can you update the new rank list pls? Great list of engineering colleges.

  4. Prabhat singh says:

    Where is hbti kanpur & iit bombay ????????????………..totaly fake !!!!!!!

  5. Great Ranking list of engineering college.But it be the old one.Can you update the new rank list.

  6. deepa says:

    where does anna university ceg stand? it was ranked 10th in 2010.

  7. gibreel says:

    where is iit bombay ad mnnit allahabad??????????
    this list is misleading

  8. anand says:

    wtf……….vit at no.12..r u kidding me and bit mesra at 21(featured in top 15 in every other list)… iit bombay……phew… u still xpect ny1 to believe it…….

    • anick says:

      bit mesra below vit… lol.. you gotta be kidding..

      • A K Sinha says:

        Most surprise entry is VIT vellore. Only last month I had been to VIT for counselling. On the very first day out of 5000 candidates called for counselling only 750 reported. Most of the candidates were waitung for AIEEE results. Seats vacated later will be auctioned for huge consideration. I know last year students with ranking > 100000 in VIT got CS!
        Faculty is absolutely poor quality and 90% are not more than B Tech who could not get job after B Tech.
        Students should not be misled by reputed mags like India Today.

  9. Vishal Kumar PAtel says:


  10. syed says:

    plz update the top engineering colleges list for 2012

  11. wasique says:

    Hey all
    The above listing is genuine but not upto date
    There are various engineering colleges in India, other that IIT’s & NIT’s.
    Though IIT’s are the best but we should know the ranking of other colleges also.
    Collegekhabr is doing a great job in the ranking of all the engineering colleges and the best part is that you can also participate in this survey.

    Here’s the link which is conducting an online survey for the ranking of colleges.

  12. bhaskar says:

    i have done my B.Tech with IT(Information technology).,today i got question mark”?” when i thought about my career.i have no idea what to do and which way is the correct way to see a good future., plzzz if any of you have any idea., or advice for me i am ready to hear you plzzzzzz.

  13. Apsira says:

    ya good ranking list but how we can find which one is high rank and how we improve them rank?

  14. sahil says:

    is there any college specified in this list which has minimum criteria for addmission???
    please give me some sunshine….:-)

    • GGI says:


      Gulzar Group of Institutes is one the best engineering institute in Punjab. Courses includes all engineering courses including Automation & Robotics & Automobile Engineering also……

  15. K Shivakumar says:

    Very Much convinced!!Yeah IIT-B is like Amir Khan who doesn’t attend award functions..Even IIT-B Doesn’t participate in such surveys..AND Ofcourse Hats off To NITK, Surathkal!

  16. are Dr.J J Magdum College Of Engineering is misssing yaaaar……it might be fake one……………….chk out again.

  17. tarun says:

    where is iit bombay……………is this list correct

  18. Ashok kr.anand says:

    S.r.m ka nam nahi hai kya s.r.m top 25 me nahi ata

  19. Chandana Balakrishnan says:

    IIT BOMBAY IS NOT IN THE LIST??????????????????NO WAYS……

  20. Srinivasan says:

    Where is IIT bombay in the list!?from this we can say this list is not correct!

  21. subbarao ab says:

    basis for ranking such as differenet parameters may be informed.

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