Indian Institutes of Technology, popularly known as IITs are the most prestigious and top engineering institutes in the country. They are the autonomous institutes for higher education in the technical field and are most popular for the B.Tech courses that IITs offer. At present, there are 23 IITs in India which are governed by the Institute of Technology Act, 1961 - a common IT council.
Since the next admission is in progress and JoSAA counselling 2019 will commence soon, we thought that we will provide a list of top engineering colleges in India here so that you can perform well in the 2019 engineering entrance exams and an admission in the college of your choice. You can also check the total number of seats in IITs in order to know your scope of securing admission through JoSAA counselling 2019.
To get through an IIT is not a cakewalk as the IIT admission process is highly competitive. Every year, thousands of candidates apply for the limited seats but only the best out of the lot get to live their dream of being a part of such prestigious institutions. For admission in IITs, candidates have to appear in IIT entrance exam in two levels - Joint Entrance Exam: JEE Main and JEE Advanced. It is mandatory to qualify in both the exams to compete for seats and specialisation preferences which is conducted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). Check the list of JoSAA 2019 Participating Institutes here.
List of IIT Colleges in India
A total of 23 IITs in the country offer a variety of courses ranging from the B.Tech level to the Doctoral programmes. While admission to B.Tech courses is based on JEE exam, admission to the M.Tech programmes is on the basis of the GATE exam. You can find below the list of IIT colleges in India along with their ranking as per HRD Ministry's National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) that are released every year in the month of April.
Name of IIT College
|Location (State)||Ranking (NIRF/MHRD)|
Indian Insitute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp)
|18.||Jammu & Kashmir||Not Available (NA)|
Indian Institute of Technology, Goa
IITs are acknowledged as the most prestigious engineering institutes of the country. Although they are governed by the central government, IITs B.Tech fees for general candidates is relatively higher than other government colleges as they offer the best quality engineering courses. With the right guidance and preparation, nothing is impossible. IITs build a solid foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and to prepare competent and motivated engineers and scientists.