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List of Best Engineering Courses for Girls - Fees, Scholarships, Placement Scope, Admission Process, Top Colleges

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: July 13, 2022 07:19 pm IST

Are there specific Engineering courses for girls? In this article, we will cover the list of best Engineering courses for girls including the fees, scholarship, placement, scope, process, colleges, etc.

List of Best Engineering Courses for Girls

Best Engineering Courses for Girls: As said by Michelle Obama, “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” Though this is indeed true, still there are some preferences when it comes to choosing Engineering courses for girls. It’s nothing like a particular Engineering course is made only for boys and the girls cannot pursue it. In reality, girls can pursue any Engineering course they would like to. However, there are some Engineering courses which fit best for the girls in terms of employment areas, job types, and other factors.

Though College Dekho empowers every girl to stand ahead of the stereotypes and be equal to boys in terms of study & employment, we have formulated this article to help the girls choose the best Engineering courses for them. In this article, we will cover the list of best Engineering courses for girls including the fees, scholarship, placement, scope, process, colleges, etc.

List of Best Engineering Courses for Girls

As per our analysis of the future score, employment areas, job types and other preferable factors, we have listed below some of the best Engineering courses for girls:

Engineering Course

What is it About?

Computer Science & IT

This is an Engineering course that focuses on computer programming and networking concepts including the topics like algorithms, Data Structure, Computer Architecture & Design, C, C++, JAVA, Python and other programming languages, etc.

Electrical Engineering

This is an Engineering course which focuses on the studying, designing and implementation of the electrical equipment, system and devices. The students in this course will study the devices that use electricity, electromagnetism and electronics.

Electronics & Communication Engineering

This is an Engineering course that focuses on Digital Electronics & Communication concepts including the topics such as Analog Transmission, Microprocessor, Digital Transmission, Satellite Communication, Means of Digital Communication, etc.

Chemical Engineering

This is an Engineering course that focuses on Chemical Management & Extraction concepts including topics such as basic Chemistry, Solid & Mechanics, Application of Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Chemical Plant Designing, etc.

Biotechnology Engineering

This is an Engineering course that focuses on Biological concepts including topics such as research & study of micro-organisms, cell functions, bio-organisms, etc.

Fee Structure of Engineering Courses for Girls

The fee structure for the Engineering courses girls depends on various factors such as the type of institute, admission process (through management quota or an entrance exam), the scholarship provided, etc. Thus, the general fee structure of these Engineering courses may vary for different colleges.

However, we have created an analysis of the average fee structure of Engineering courses for girls in the below table. Note that the given fee structure is just for an idea and the actual fee may vary depending on various factors.

Engineering Course

Average Annual Fee (INR)

Computer Science & IT

70,000 - 2,00,000/- 

Electrical Engineering

50,000 - 1,50,000/-

Electronics & Communication Engineering

45,000 - 1,50,000/-

Chemical Engineering

50,000 - 2,00,000/- 

Biotechnology Engineering

40,000 - 1,50,000/-

Scholarships for Engineering Courses for Girls

Since, the fee structure of the Engineering courses in India is slightly high, having a Scholarship can help ease the load. That is why, the various institutions and Indian Government issues various scholarships for the Engineering students every year. These scholarships depend on the gender, category, academic excellence and other factors.

The list of scholarships for Engineering courses for girls are listed in the table below:

Name of the Scholarship

Provided By

AICTE PG (GATE/GPAT) Scholarship

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF)

Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

AICTE-National Doctoral Fellowship Scheme

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Digital India Internship Scheme

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India

Khorana Program for Scholars

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)

Ramanujan Fellowship (Science and Engineering Research Board)

Science & Engineering Research Board

Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India

Scholarships for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses CS (Minorities)

Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India

Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles

Welfare and Rehabilitation Board, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Post-Matric

Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India

Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students

Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

Future Scope & Placement of Engineering Courses for Girls

The purpose of every student pursuing Engineering is to get placed in a top-tier company with a good salary package. Every year, the companies visit the Engineering colleges to place the students in their respective companies. Some of the students also get placed throughout-campus placements. Some of the popular companies for Engineering placements are Infosys, Cognizant, Tech Mahindra, Google, SAP, Wipro, HCL, Capgemini, etc.

The future scope & placement of Engineering course for girls is overviewed through the below table:

Engineering Course

Recruitment Sectors

Top Recruiters

Job Role Types

Average Salary (INR)

Computer Science & IT

IT Sectors, Software Companies, Banks, Financial Sectors, etc.

Amazon, Infosys, Google, Microsoft, HCL, IBM, Wipro, etc.

Programmer, System Analyst, Support Specialist, Web & App Developer, Software Testers, etc.

3 to 10 LPA

Electrical Engineering

Indian Railways, Engineering Services, Aerospace Manufacturing Industries, Architecture & Construction Firms

RITES, Reliance, Apple, Siemens, Google, BMW Group, etc.

Electrical Engineer, Power Engineer, Telecommunication Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer, etc. 

3.5 to 15 LPA

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Technical services companies, Equipment manufacturers and installers of communication devices/systems, Transport providers, etc.

Siemens, HCL, Wipro, Intel, IBM, MTNL, BSNL, Philips, Accenture, etc.

Communication Engineers, System Testers, System Designer, Technical Support Provider, etc.

3 to 8 LPA

Chemical Engineering

Oil refineries, Pharmaceuticals, Fine and heavy chemical industries, Gas and oil extraction, Power generation industries, etc.

Reliance Industries,  Gujarat Gas Company Limited, Essar Oil Limited, Arofine Polymers, etc.

Energy Manager, Manufacturing Engineer, Environmental Engineer, Production Manager, etc.

2 to 5 LPA

Biotechnology Engineering

Medical & Health Companies, Biochemical Industries, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture Firms, etc. 

Ranbaxy, Avesthagen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Bharath Biotechnology, etc.

Lab Technician, Research Scientist, Research Associate, Biotechnologist, Quality Officer, etc.

3 to 8 LPA

*Important Note: The salary structure mentioned above is indicative only and is subject to change unconditionally.

Admission Process of Engineering Courses for Girls

Just like the fees, the admission process for Engineering also varies for different institutes. Basically, there are three admission processes for Engineering colleges in India: Direct Admission, Through National/ State Level Entrance Exam and Through Institute Based Entrance Exam. 

The admission process of Engineering courses for girls has been explained in the below given table:

Admission Through

Process

National/ State Level Entrance Exam

The premier institutes in India such as IITs, IIITs, NITs, etc. take admission on the basis of a national/ state level entrance exam. The students have to qualify for the entrance exam and score the minimum cutoff score required for admission.

Further, the seats are allotted through the counselling process on the basis of rank obtained by the candidates in the exam.

Some of the most popular Engineering Entrance Exams in India are JEE Main, JEE Advanced, AP EAMCET, HPCET, etc.

Institute Level Entrance Exam

Some of the institutes also conduct their own entrance exam to shortlist the candidates for admission. While some institutes provide admission on the basis of entrance exam score, some institutes also conduct group discussion & personal interview round after the entrance exam.

The candidates will have to qualify for all the rounds for admission. Some of the popular institute level Engineering entrance exams are SRMJEEE, VITEEE, Amity JEE, LPUNEST, etc.

Direct Admission

Some private Engineering colleges in India also provide admission directly on the basis of qualifying exam scores (without an entrance exam). The candidates just have to apply for the admission and visit the campus to complete the admission formalities.

Top Colleges for Engineering Courses for Girls

Given below are some of the top Engineering colleges for girls in India:

Name of the College

Location

KL University

Hyderabad

JECRC University

Jaipur

Roorkee College of Engineering

Roorkee

Sage University

Indore

Greater Noida Institute of Technology

Greater Noida

Sanskriti University

Mathura

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