Top 10 Engineering Universities in India

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Top 10 Engineering Universities in India

Indian universities are regarded to be among the best in terms of producing research in a range of engineering topics. The universities specialize in providing a variety of courses including but not limited to, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering and chemical engineering. While each of these courses fall under different fields, the engineering concept is still the same; solving problems using math and science. Here is a quick look at the top 10 engineering universities in India:

1. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is an interdisciplinary center which mainly offers Science and Engineering related courses. Founded in 1961 with the aim of providing excellent scientific and technical education and research, the institution has managed to live up to its vision over the years. Currently, the university is ranked among the top 100 best universities worldwide offering mechanical, chemical, electrical and civil engineering as well as computer science-related courses. Its campus sits on a massive 325-acre piece of land in New Delhi close to a number of other national institutions.

2. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Founded in 1958, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is internationally recognized for its quality engineering education and research. Its programs also include short-term engineering courses that provide quick yet comprehensive learning on a number of fields. To make its programs even better, the university links with peer universities and colleges, both locally and internationally. The university features among the top 100 universities globally for providing 16 courses including chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science as well as art & design.

3. Indian University of Science Bangalore

Featuring in the list of top 10 universities in the BRICS ranking, with the highest score in papers per faculty indicator and proportion of staff with PhD, Indian University of Science Bangalore is a well-regarded university when it comes to engineering. The university was established in 1909 and is locally known as Tata Institute. It currently enrolls about 3,750 students, with a larger percentage being postgraduates. Indian University of Science Bangalore appears among the top 100 global universities best for 12 subjects including chemical engineering, electrical engineering and materials science.

4. Indian Institute of Technology Madras

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras, which was founded in 1959, is recognized by the government as an Institute of National Importance. Currently, the university has a total of 9,000 students, most of whom are pursuing engineering courses. The Indian Institute of Technology Madras is ranked globally for 11 subjects as one of the top 100 universities offering quality electrical and mechanical engineering as well as material science.

5. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Established in 1847 as an engineering college and later given status in 1949, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is among the prestigious universities in India offering engineering-related courses. In 1955, the university became the first ever university in India to offer complete postgraduate programs in engineering and technology. IIT Roorkee appears among the top 150 worldwide for offering the best civil engineering courses.

6. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Top 10 Engineering Universities in India

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur , which was founded in 1959 by the Indian government, is jointly ranked as the 293rd university in the world. It is noted for its strong research orientation and high scores for papers per faculty as well as staff with PhD indicators. IIT Kanpur appears among the top global 150 universities with the best 12 subjects including civil, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering. Currently, the university has a total of 6,500 students.

7. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Founded in 1994, the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is a 700-acre university campus located off the banks of Brahmaputra River, just a short distance from the city of Guwahati. The university currently has 10 research centers and has a total of 4,000 students. It is recognized as one of the best universities in Indian with the strongest score in mechanical engineering and economy.

8. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur was first established in 1951 as a centre of training scientists and engineers after India’s independence. It was the first institute of technology to be founded in India. The institute is ranked among the top 50 universities offering mineral and mining engineering courses.

9. Indian Institute of Science

Located in the city of Bangalore in South India, Indian Institute of Science is a public institution that was established in 1909. This science-focused institution provides a range of engineering courses ranging from mechanical to electrical all through to chemical engineering. Indian Institute of Science has a number of functional research centers including Center for Infrastructure, Urban Planning, Sustainable Transportation and Divecha Center. Engineering programs in this institution are open for both local and international students.

10. Indian Institute of Technology Goa

Established in 2016, the Indian Institute of Technology Goa is a public engineering and technology university that’s among the latest universities to be formed by the government. The university is currently being mentored by the IIT Bombay and aims to grow and attain the status of other IITs in India that specialize in providing engineering courses. Some of the departments that are already active in education and research include mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, select market analysis and Computer science & engineering.

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