Top 100 Engineering Colleges in India

Nidhi Mishra updated on : 15 May 2017
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Engineering is a popular stream of study among youth. Here is a list of top 100 engineering colleges to help you make the right choice!

Top 100 engineering colleges in India

In 2016, close to 13 Lac students appeared for the JEE Main entrance examination. This number only shows that it is one of the largest entrance exams held across the world and that engineering will remain one of the most hotly pursued fields in India for a long time to come.

It is that time of the year again when you might get apprehensive about making the right choice of opting for the best engineering college for you in India. HTCampus is here to help you make a choice from the best engineering colleges in the country. We bring the list of Top 100 Engineering Colleges in India based on a research output, industry interface, referred publications and academic productivity.

India is a land of engineers and is well-known for producing top-level engineers. It houses more than 4000 engineering colleges which put in tremendous effort to pick the best candidates from a lot of aspirants. 

Here is a list of best engineering colleges in India, with IITs topping the chart. The ranking is based on a survey done by Outlook. 

Outlook Ranking of Engineering colleges in India

Colleges / Institutions

Outlook

(2016)

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

New Delhi
User rating:
5.0/5

"Truly an amazing college, located in Delhi" 12 Reviews of IIT D New Delhi

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Rank unchanged from last year

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Mumbai
User rating:
4.0/5

"A great college for all the students of the world" 9 Reviews of IIT B Mumbai

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2
Rank unchanged from last year

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Kharagpur
User rating:
4.2/5

"Your achievements doesn't define you; You define your achiev..." 3 Reviews of IIT KGP (IIT Kharagpur)

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3
Rank unchanged from last year

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Chennai
User rating:
5.0/5

"This is a very good Institute" 2 Reviews of IIT M Chennai

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4
Rank unchanged from last year

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Kanpur
User rating:
5.0/5

"The best counseling service team" 1 Reviews of IIT K Kanpur

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5
Rank unchanged from last year

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

Pilani
User rating:
4.8/5

"Best university to learn innovation" 8 Reviews of BITS Pilani

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Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

Guwahati
User rating:
4.2/5

"Good, but have to change some old systems" 3 Reviews of IIT G Guwahati

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Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

Trichy / Tiruchirapalli
User rating:
4.0/5

"NIT Trichy : A year at glance!" 1 Reviews of NIT Trichy

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8
Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

National Institute of Technology, Surathkal

Mangalore
User rating:
4.0/5
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9
Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

National Institute of Technology, Warangal

Anantapur
User rating:
4.5/5

"NIT, Warangal is the best in India" 3 Reviews of NIT W Warangal

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Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University

Chennai
User rating:
5.0/5

"Students become independent and responsible" 1 Reviews of Mech Dept Anna Univ

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Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology

New Delhi
User rating:
3.9/5

"Review of Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology" 8 Reviews of NSIT New Delhi

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12
Ranking improved by 2 positions as compared to last year

Delhi Technological University, Delhi

New Delhi
User rating:
4.0/5

"Great college for exposure and college life" 16 Reviews of Delhi Tech Univ

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13
Ranking improved by 6 positions as compared to last year

College of Engineering, Pune

Pune
User rating:
5.0/5

"Best college ever I have seen for engineering" 1 Reviews of COEP College Pune

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14
Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad

Hyderabad
User rating:
4.0/5

"Best College In The Andhra pradesh" 1 Reviews of IIIT Hyderabad

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Ranking declined by 2 positions as compared to last year

PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore

Coimbatore
User rating:
5.0/5

"Bachelor of Computer Application in PSG College of Arts and ..." 3 Reviews of PSG College Coimbatore

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16
Rank unchanged from last year

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad

Agra
User rating:
4.7/5

"Its a great college and has the best coding environment " 7 Reviews of IIIT Allahabad

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17
Rank unchanged from last year

Manipal Institute of Technology

Manipal
User rating:
4.8/5

"It is the best engineering campus fulfilling all your dreams" 3 Reviews of MIT Manipal

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18
Ranking improved by 3 positions as compared to last year

Vellore Institute of Technology

Vellore
User rating:
3.8/5
  • Average salary : 6.50 L

"Coming together and beginning and working together for progress" 16 Reviews of VITU Vellore

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Ranking improved by 13 positions as compared to last year

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

Ranchi
User rating:
4.5/5

"College review" 3 Reviews of BIT Mesra

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20
Rank unchanged from last year

Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad

Dhanbad
User rating:
4.0/5
  • Average salary : 9.00 L
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University Institute of Engineering, Chandigarh University

Mohali
User rating:
3.9/5

"Asia's best and fastest growing university." 7 Reviews

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Ranking improved by 63 positions as compared to last year

Thapar University, Patiala

Abhipur
User rating:
3.4/5

"Studious environment and good placements" 5 Reviews of thapar Patiala

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Ranking improved by 2 positions as compared to last year

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology

Nagpur
User rating:
5.0/5

"College review" 5 Reviews of VNIT Nagpur

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Ranking improved by 3 positions as compared to last year

The National Institute of Engineering

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
4.0/5

"One of the best VTU colleges in Mysore" 1 Reviews of TNIE Mysore

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Ranking improved by 3 positions as compared to last year

Birsa Institute of Technology, Sindri

Dhanbad
User rating:
4.5/5

"BIT Sindri at a glance and it's life" 2 Reviews of BIT-Sindri Dhanbad

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26
Rank unchanged from last year

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

Durgapur
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27
Ranking declined by 3 positions as compared to last year

Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science, Indore

Indore
User rating:
4.0/5

"Review:Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and S..." 1 Reviews of SGSITS Indore

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Ranking improved by 2 positions as compared to last year

Nirma Univeristy Institute of Technology

Ahmedabad
User rating:
4.0/5

"Good college for learning and to build a future" 1 Reviews of NUIT Ahmedabad

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Rank unchanged from last year

Osmania University College of Engineering

Anantapur
User rating:
4.7/5
  • Average salary : 3.00 L

"Best for all round development" 15 Reviews of OU Engineering

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Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology

Hyderabad
User rating:
4.4/5

"Good teaching and well developed infrastructure" 22 Reviews of CBIT (Chaitanya Bharathi) Hyderabad

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Ranking improved by 2 positions as compared to last year

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

Mumbai
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Department of Computer Science Engineering, SRM University

Chennai
User rating:
4.2/5

"Slowly hurtling towards a better benchmark" 3 Reviews of CSE Dept SRM Kancheepuram

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Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College

Ludhiana
User rating:
4.0/5

"Best college in Ludhiana - GNE" 7 Reviews of GNDEC College Ludhiana

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Ranking declined by 1 positions as compared to last year

Government Model Engineering College

Cochin/Kochi
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Ranking improved by 5 positions as compared to last year

Government College of Engineering, Amravati

Ahmednagar
User rating:
3.0/5
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Ranking improved by 5 positions as compared to last year

Thiagarajar College of Engineering

Madurai
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Rank unchanged from last year

MIT College of Engineering

Pune
User rating:
4.0/5

"Nice supportive staff, very helpful environment" 3 Reviews of MITCE College Pune

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Ranking declined by 2 positions as compared to last year

Bannari Amman Institute of Technology

Coimbatore
User rating:
5.0/5

"Best college for gain knowledge" 1 Reviews of BAIT Coimbatore

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40
Rank unchanged from last year

Bharati Vidyapeeth University College of Engineering, Pune

Pune
User rating:
4.2/5

"College review " 7 Reviews of BVUCE Pune

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Ranking improved by 8 positions as compared to last year

Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai

Perundurai
User rating:
4.5/5

"Excellent college for non-circuit branches" 2 Reviews of KEC College Perundurai

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Ranking declined by 3 positions as compared to last year

BMS Institute of Technology & Management

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
4.2/5

"One of the youngest colleges to feature in NIRF's rankings" 6 Reviews of BMS Bangalore

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Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

PES Institute of Technology

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
2.9/5

"Good only for Computer Science" 9 Reviews of PES Institute of Technology

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Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

B.M.S. College of Engineering

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
4.8/5

"Got the life at the country's first private Engineering inst..." 20 Reviews of BMSCE College Bangalore

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Ranking improved by 5 positions as compared to last year

Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, Shimoga

Karnataka - Other
User rating:
4.0/5
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47
Ranking improved by 10 positions as compared to last year

Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Pune

Ahmednagar
User rating:
3.5/5
  • Exams accepted : SET JEE Main
  • Average salary : 4.00 L

"A good college with decent facilities" 2 Reviews of SITP Pune

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School of Engineering and Technology, Sharda University

Greater Noida
User rating:
4.2/5

"Experience here at sharda university." 11 Reviews of Engineering School Sharda Univ Greater Noida

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K.L. College of Engineering Veddeswaram

Guntur
User rating:
4.0/5

"Great college for getting exposure of the real life" 1 Reviews of KLU College Guntur

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Ranking declined by 3 positions as compared to last year

DIT School of Engineering

Greater Noida
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51
Ranking improved by 15 positions as compared to last year

Walchand College of Engineering

Sangli
User rating:
4.0/5

"It's the best college" 1 Reviews of WCE College Sangli

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Rank unchanged from last year

Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology

Greater Noida
User rating:
4.0/5

"Overall rating of the college" 29 Reviews of GCET College Greater Noida

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Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

Sri Sai ram Engineering College

Chennai
User rating:
1.0/5
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54
Ranking declined by 1 positions as compared to last year

Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering

Mysore
User rating:
5.0/5
  • Exams accepted : CMAT

"Best college for students in all the ways" 2 Reviews of SJCE College Mysore

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Sanjivani Rural Education Society's College of Engineering

Ahmednagar
User rating:
4.8/5

"Sanjivani, the brand of education" 3 Reviews of COEKPG College Ahmednagar

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Cummins College of Engineering for Women

Pune
User rating:
4.5/5

"Good College for Women" 2 Reviews of Cummins Women Engg College Pune

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57
Ranking improved by 12 positions as compared to last year

Shri Ramdeobaba Kamla Nehru Engineering College

Nagpur
User rating:
4.0/5

"Good choice for engineering aspirants" 1 Reviews of SRKNEC College Nagpur

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58
Ranking improved by 3 positions as compared to last year

Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Engineering and Technology

Dharwad
User rating:
4.0/5

"Best place to learn and better your engineering skills" 2 Reviews of SDMCET College Dharwad

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59
Ranking declined by 1 positions as compared to last year

Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology Bangalore

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
4.0/5

"The study pattern is very boring" 5 Reviews of SMVIT Bangalore

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60
Rank unchanged from last year

MVJ College of Engineering

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
2.8/5

"MVJ College Of Engineering" 6 Reviews of MVJ Engg College Bangalore

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Ranking improved by 6 positions as compared to last year

Army Institute of Technology

Pune
User rating:
4.5/5

"Awesome college, easy to get ( only defense wards)" 5 Reviews of AIT Pune

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Rank unchanged from last year

Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology

Cochin/Kochi
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School of Engineering and Technology, ITM University

Gurgaon / Gurugram
User rating:
3.8/5
  • Exams accepted : JEE Main
  • Average salary : 3.00 L

"A review by a student" 3 Reviews of ITMU Gurgaon

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Muffakham Jah College Of Engineering and Technology

Hyderabad
User rating:
4.2/5
  • Average salary : 3.00 L

"College Environment and Studies" 3 Reviews of MJCET College Hyderabad

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Ranking declined by 10 positions as compared to last year

National Institute of Science and Technology

Orissa / Odisha - Other
User rating:
2.0/5

"Regarding placement from the college" 1 Reviews of NIST Orissa

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66
Ranking declined by 2 positions as compared to last year

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi

New Delhi
User rating:
5.0/5
  • Exams accepted : JEE Main
  • Average salary : 3.50 L

"Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi : Re..." 1 Reviews of IIITD Dwarka

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67
Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

SCMS School of Engineering and Technology

Ernakulam
User rating:
4.0/5
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68
Ranking declined by 5 positions as compared to last year

Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (MCA), Bhopal

Bhopal
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Ranking improved by 1 positions as compared to last year

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology

Gangtok
User rating:
5.0/5

"Best college in India, love it the most!" 3 Reviews of SMIT Gangtok

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Ranking improved by 11 positions as compared to last year

JSS Academy of Technical Education

Bangalore / Bengaluru
User rating:
4.0/5

"College review" 11 Reviews of JSSATE College Bangalore

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71
Ranking improved by 28 positions as compared to last year

Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Noida

Noida
User rating:
4.2/5

"Good academics and tough competetion" 6 Reviews of ASET College Noida

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Ranking improved by 4 positions as compared to last year

Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT)

Pune
User rating:
4.5/5

"Prestigious and lovable campus" 4 Reviews of MIT Pune

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73
Rank unchanged from last year

D. Y. Patil College of Engineering

Pune
User rating:
4.2/5

"College review, management and discipline" 4 Reviews of DYPCE College Pune

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74
Ranking declined by 2 positions as compared to last year

IMS Engineering College

Ghaziabad
User rating:
4.8/5

"Nice college with satisfactory facilities" 4 Reviews of IMSEC College Ghaziabad

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75
Ranking declined by 4 positions as compared to last year

JIS College Of Engineering

West Bengal - Other
User rating:
4.0/5

"College life and student activities" 1 Reviews of JISCE College West Bengal

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G.L. Bajaj Institute of Technology & Management (GLBITM), Greater Noida

Gautam Buddh Nagar
User rating:
4.4/5
  • Average salary : 3.00 L

"Overview for getting a desired future" 17 Reviews of glbitm Gautam Buddh Nagar

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78
Ranking declined by 1 positions as compared to last year

Jaipur Engineering College & Research Centre

Jaipur
User rating:
4.9/5

"Best place in india for B.Tech" 14 Reviews of JECRC College Jaipur

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79
Ranking declined by 5 positions as compared to last year

JB Institute of Technology

Almora
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P.E.S. College of Engineering, Mandya

Karnataka - Other
User rating:
3.5/5
  • Exams accepted : CMAT

"Good college of Engineering in Aurangabad!" 2 Reviews of PES College Karnataka

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81
Ranking declined by 2 positions as compared to last year

SSN College of Engineering

Chennai
User rating:
4.5/5

"Good staff and good education " 2 Reviews of SSN College of Engineering

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Sona College of Technology

Salem
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R.M.K. College of Engineering and Technology

Chennai
User rating:
5.0/5

"A high quality environment which produces a high quality career" 1 Reviews of RMKCET College Chennai

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84
Ranking declined by 2 positions as compared to last year

S.A. Engineering College

Chennai
User rating:
4.0/5

"Very good college with all the academic facilities" 2 Reviews of SAEC College Chennai

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85

Asia Pacific Institute Of Information Technology

New Delhi
  • Exams accepted : JEE Main
  • Average salary : 2.00 L
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86
Ranking declined by 6 positions as compared to last year

Vel Tech High Tech Dr.Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College

Chennai
User rating:
3.0/5
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CVR College of Engineering

Anantapur
User rating:
4.6/5

"CVR College, Telangana" 5 Reviews of CVR College Hyderabad

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Kuppam Engineering College

Andhra Pradesh - Other
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Ranking declined by 3 positions as compared to last year

Karnatak Law Society's Gogte Institute of Technology (GIT)

Belgaum
User rating:
5.0/5

"Education in GIT" 1 Reviews of KLSGIT Belgaum

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Malla Reddy College of Engineering & Technology

Hyderabad
User rating:
3.7/5
  • Exams accepted : CMAT

"College review" 8 Reviews of MRCET College Hyderabad

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92
Ranking improved by 2 positions as compared to last year

B.R.A.C.T's Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology

Pune
User rating:
4.0/5

"Developing an entrepreneur in IT" 3 Reviews of VIIT Pune

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93
Ranking declined by 5 positions as compared to last year

IES College of Technology, Bhopal

Bhopal
User rating:
3.2/5

"Great nice and masti filled environment" 14 Reviews of IES College Bhopal

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94
Ranking declined by 4 positions as compared to last year

Vishwakarma Institute of Technology

Pune
User rating:
5.0/5
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95
Ranking declined by 3 positions as compared to last year

JK Lakshmipat University

Jaipur
User rating:
3.0/5
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Shri Shankaracharya Engineering College, Bhilai

Bhilai
User rating:
4.0/5

"One of the best Private College of that time(2010)" 1 Reviews of SSEC College Bhilai

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97
Ranking declined by 8 positions as compared to last year

Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior

Gwalior
User rating:
3.5/5

"College review and environment" 4 Reviews

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98
Ranking declined by 14 positions as compared to last year

Sathyabama University, Chennai

Chennai
User rating:
4.7/5
  • Exams accepted : JEE Main
  • Average salary : 3.60 L

"Excellent campus which provides a bright future" 11 Reviews of Sathyabama Chennai

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Ranking declined by 6 positions as compared to last year

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