Top 10 private Engineering colleges in India, Detail Information

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Not everybody cracks IITs, NITs or IIITs. The left over brilliance doesn’t vanish, thanks to the excellent private engineering institutions available to the students.

Since, no student would want anything less than the best, we, at 100marks, bring to you the top private engineering colleges, you can opt for pursuing further education.

Outlook India, conducts a nationwide search to rate the top notch colleges in India, thus, making it easier for the students, to choose on the basis of colleges’ ranks.

According to Outlook India’s 2012 rankings, the results were as follows:

 1. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

Founded in 1964, BITS Pilani is the best private engineering college in the country, imparting great education and excellent placements.

It offers B.E. (Hons.) degree in the following disciplines:

  • Mechanical
  • Manufacturing
  • Civil
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Chemical
  • Computer Science

To take admission, students need to attempt the BITSAT, after which on the basis of merit students are admitted. However, the college also provides direct admission to the respective Board toppers.

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 2. IIIT, Hyderabad

The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) is an autonomous university founded in 1998. The institute enjoys Grade A accreditation by National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC).

It offers B.Tech degree in the following disciplines:

  • Computer Science
  • Electronics and Communication

The college also offers 5-year dual degree programmes (B.Tech + MS by Research) in the following streams:

  • Computer Science + Computational Natural Sciences
  • Computer Science + Computational Linguistics
  • Computer Science + Exact Humanities

For admissions, only JEE (Main) and AIEEE ranks will be used.

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 3. BIT Mesra, Ranchi 

Established in 1955, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra was the first institute to be granted autonomous status in the year 1972, and was the first to establish a Dept. of Space Engg & Rocketry.

The institute offers Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in the following disciplines:

  • Biotechnology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical & Polymer Engineering
  • Production Engineering

 4. PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore 

Founded in 1959, PSG College of Technology is an autonomous, government aided, private engineering college in Peelamedu, Coimbatore. The college holds 4th rank on the ”Top 10 private engineering colleges in India” list.

The autonomous stature of the college is continued by Anna University of Technology Coimbatore.

The college offers engineering in the following disciplines:

  • Automobile Engineering
  •  Bio Technology
  •  Civil Engineering
  •  Computer Science and Engineering
  •  Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Sandwich)
  •  Electronics & Communication Engineering
  •  Information Technology
  •  Mechanical Engineering
  •  Metallurgical Engineering
  •  Production Engineering
  •  Mechanical Engineering (Sandwich)
  •  Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Sandwich)
  •  Production Engineering (Sandwich)
  •  Robotics and Automation Engineering
  •  Textile Technology
  •  Textile Technology (Part Time)
  •  Bio Medical Engineering
  •  Fashion Technology
  •  Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  •  Mechanical Engineering (SS)


How to apply?

Eligibility – As per Government of Tamilnadu Norms

Selection – Single Window Counseling by Anna University Chennai as per Ranking based on the total marks obtained in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

 5. Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal

Approved by AICTE & accredited by NBA, MIT Manipal stands proud at being the fifth best engineering college in the country. The institute, being ISO 9001 & 14001 certified, makes sure the students get at par education.

MIT offers B.Tech in the following disciplines:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer & Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Industrial & Production Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Instrumentation & Control Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Printing & Media Technology

How to Apply?

i)                    Apply online at :

Pay the application fees through credit card, net banking or demand draft

ii)                   State Bank of India

Purchase the application forms from selected branches of the above banks. Click here for the list of branches.

iii)                 Pay Application fee by DD

Print and send the complete form with DD in the name of ‘Manipal University’ payable at Manipal or Udupi.

 6. Thapar University, Patiala

Thapar University was established on 8 October 1956 as an Engineering College named Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. It offers Post-graduate and undergraduate programs in Engineering, Science, Management and Social Sciences.

TU offers B.Tech in the following disciplines:

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics (Instrumentation Control)
  • Electronics & Comm. Engg.
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering (BE-MBA)
  • Mechatronics Engineering

How to apply?

Engineering admissions are done on the basis of JEE

Candidates due to appear in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

Such candidates will be placed provisionally in the merit list. They will not be considered for admission if they fail to submit proof of passing the qualifying examination at the time of counselling.

 7. VJTI, Mumbai 

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, formerly known as Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute, is one of the oldest engineering colleges in Asia, founded in 1887. VJTI is an academically and administratively autonomous institute, however it is a part of the University of Mumbai and its degrees & diplomas are issued by the University.

VJTI offers B.Tech in:

  • Civil
  • Computer Engineering
  • IT
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Electronics & Telecommunication
  • Mechanical
  • Production
  • Textile

 8. RVCE, Bangalore

Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering grabs the eighth position on the top 10 private college’s list. Established in 1963, RVCE has 11 departments in engineering, and is accredited by AICTE and NBA.

It offers engineering in:

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Information Science & Engineering
  • Instrumentation Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering

How to apply?

Students are admitted to undergraduate courses on basis of their merit in the Karnataka CET test, or in the COMED-K undergraduate test. Students are also admitted through a management quota, which places no merit requirement; students are directly admitted to a course upon the orders of the college management.

9. IT, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

Institute of Technology was affiliated to Gujarat University till April 2003. Thereafter, it has become a constituent of the Nirma University.  About 15 km from Ahmedabad, it is also easily accessible from the state capital Gandhinagar.

The institute offers engineering in:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communications Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Instrumentation & Control Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

10+2 PCM students seeking admission to Institute of Technology, Nirma University must apply and appear for JEE (Main)

 10. PESIT, Bangalore

PESIT was established in 1988 and is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. It was granted academic autonomy in August 2007.

PESIT offers Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) 4 year degree programs in following disciplines:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Information Science and Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Civil Engineering

How to apply?

Application Form should be submitted with a Demand Draft / Bank Draft drawn in favour of “Peoples Education Society, Bangalore” along with a covering letter.

Hope we’ve covered all the basic details needed to ensure your engagement with the best of the private institutes in the country.

KalyanGratenz says:

is upes one of best institute in india????????? please reply ………………….

Satyam Goel says:


Subham Saha says:

Y not VIT?

wrong list.. VIT has to be there.

Parag Hedawoo says:

no SRM , no VIT?
n why MANIPAL?


fuck you.VIT should come immediately after IIIT, hyd.

fake.. manipal is not even under 10. n where did VIT go?

Pranay Buch says:

where is VIT.

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