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Best Engineering Courses in India, BE/B.Tech Courses List, Branches Details

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiPublished On: June 07, 2021

Picking the right engineering stream is one of the most essential parts of the engineering admission process. Students seeking the best engineering courses will have to clear engineering entrance exams such as JEE Main, MHT CET, KCET, AP EAMCET, TS EAMCET, WBJEE etc

Best Engineering Courses India

Engineering is one of the most sought-after career options amongst Indian students because of the lucrative career opportunities it offers. To ensure a good career in engineering, it is very important to choose the right engineering college. There are different specializations in Engineering, and each specialization has varied career prospects. Apart from choosing a good college, it is also important to choose the right specialization in B.Tech. This will help you in reaching your career goals and aspirations. 

Although numerous new specialisations have emerged in engineering, it is important to know the best engineering courses in India and reputed colleges offering these courses. As the admission season for B.Tech admission in India is underway, it is the right time to decide on which branch you are going to choose in B.Tech. 

B.Tech Admission Process

Best Engineering Courses in India

As top private deemed universities offer admission in advance than government colleges, it is time to choose the best engineering course that suits your career aspirations. Here is the list of best engineering courses in India -

Computer Science and EngineeringElectronics and Communication Engineering
Mechanical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Civil EngineeringChemical Engineering
Biochemical EngineeringAerospace Engineering

List of Popular Colleges for Direct Admission in B.Tech

Here is the list of some of the popular B.Tech colleges accepting direct admission in B.Tech -

Glocal UniversityInvertis University
Lovely Professional UniversityRathinam Group of Institutions
Chandigarh UniversityABBS Institute of Technology
Dev Bhoomi Group of InstitutionsBrainware University
JK Lakshmipat UniversitySri Balaji College of Engineering & Technology
GITAM Deemed-to-be-UniversityJagannath University
Quantum UniversitySRM University-AP
Ganpat UniversityBharat Institute of Technology
The Neotia UniversitySanskriti University
Sharda UniversitySt. Peter's Engineering College

About Computer Science and Engineering

With the IT industry expanding at a phenomenal pace, the demand for software engineers or experts in the computer science engineering field is expected to maintain an increasing trend. Programming languages, software knowledge, program design, coding, project management are some of the highlights of the computer science and engineering course. A lot of national as well as international firms offer lucrative job opportunities to CSE graduates in India and abroad.

Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 5.5 lakh

Popular Companies for Computer Science Engineers:

  • Google

  • Microsoft

  • Yahoo

  • Facebook

  • Amazon

  • Oracle

  • Cisco

  • Wipro

Popular Colleges Offering Computer Science Engineering in India

Check out the list of best colleges in India that currently offers Computer Science Engineering -

Name of the College/Institution

Average Fee

Parul University, Vadodara

INR 3,40,000/-

NIIT University, Neemrana

INR 12,75,000/-

GITAM Institute of Technology, Visakhapatnam

INR 11,98,000/-

Chandigarh University

INR 4,80,000/- to INR 7,60,000/-

Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata

INR 2,95,000/- to 3,32,000/-

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), BombayINR 8,55,000/-    
International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), HyderabadINR 10,40,000/-
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), DelhiINR 4,47,000/-
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), PilaniINR 3,74,000/-

For more colleges, you can click on the links below -

About Electronics and Communication Engineering

The ECE branch of engineering can be exciting for those candidates who are very much interested in electrical circuits, signs and signal systems, digital gadgets, power electronics etc. The telecommunication, mobile development and electrical industries are said to progress year after year, hence there is plenty of scope to build a career in Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 4.5 lakh

Popular Companies for Electronics and Communication Engineers:

  • Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

  • Intel

  • Texas Instruments

  • Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL)

  • Samsung

  • Electronics

  • Toshiba

  • Sony

  • Philips Semiconductors

Popular Colleges Offering B.Tech ECE Course

Name of the College/Institution

Average Fee

KLE Technological University, Hubli

INR 2,38,000/-

Quantum School of Technology, Dehradun

INR 5,64,000/-

D Y Patil College of Engineering, Pune

INR 3,60,000/-

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar

INR 3,19,000/- to INR 6,05,000/-

Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Noida

INR 6,72,000/- to INR 15,32,000/-

For more colleges, you can click on the links below -

Also Read:Complete list of NITs

About Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is one of the oldest branches of engineering that exist. It is also one of the most popular choices of engineering specialisations, especially among people who are interested in machinery, automobile, product design, manufacturing etc.

There are a wide range of mechanical engineering jobs available in the market, including some of the highest paying jobs of the Engineering stream. A talented student has the scope to earn a good salary and get hired by some of the top engineering and manufacturing firms around the globe.

Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 20 lakh

Popular Companies for Mechanical Engineers:

  • DRDO

  • ABB

  • Indian Railway

  • TATA Motors

  • Reliance Industries

  • Ashoka Leyland

  • Reliance Power Ltd.

  • Mahindra & Mahindra

Popular Colleges Offering Mechanical Engineering in India

Name of the College/Institution

Average Fee

Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal

INR 3,90,000/- to INR 15,50,000/-

K J Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai

INR 11,40,000/-

Chennai Institute of Technology

INR 2,20,000/-

Zeal College of Engineering and Research, Pune

INR 3,60,000/- to INR 3,68,000/-

Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata

INR 2,95,000/- to INR 3,32,000/-

For more colleges, you can click on the links below -

Also Read:Eligibility, courses, jobs and salary of Mechanical Engineering in India

About Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering is another branch of engineering that has a wide range of scope in job-availability. Graduates of this branch can find themselves employed in some of the largest construction projects of the world, such as damns and bridges as well as in small electrical component manufacturing units producing everyday appliances.

Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 2.50 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh

Popular Companies for Electrical Engineers:

  • Bajaj International Private Ltd.

  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

  • Centre for Electronics Design and Technology

  • Siemens Ltd.

  • Crompton Greaves Limited (CGL)

  • Reliance Power Ltd.

Popular Electrical Engineering Colleges in India

Name of the College/Institution

Average Fee

Karunya Institute of Technology, Coimbatore

INR 5,42,000/- to INR 7,24,000/-

Mahindra Ecole Centrale, Hyderabad

INR 16,00,000/-

Poornima College of Engineering, Jaipur

INR 1,54,000/- to INR 6,15,000/-

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Gangtok

INR 7,85,000/- to INR 10,40,000/-

Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida

INR 2,51,000/- to INR 4,65,000/-

For more colleges, you can click on the links below -

About Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering is a branch that deals with not only the construction of infrastructure but also the design, planning and maintenance of structures essential to sustaining modern life. In a developing and growing country such as India, where there is no shortage of construction projects such as highways, bridges, tunnels, urban spaces like parks, pathways, there is plenty of scope for building a career in Civil Engineering.

Plus, with the issue of overcrowding and pollution in cities on the rise, an increasing need is being felt for talented city planners and civil engineers who can design spaces that are in harmony with the environment.

Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 3.5 lakhs to Rs. 20 lakh

Popular Companies for Civil Engineers:

  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

  • Engineers India Ltd.

  • PWD

  • Indian Railways

  • DRDO

  • SERC

  • DLF

Popular Civil Engineering Colleges in India

Name of the College/Institution

Average Fee

M V J College of Engineering, Bangalore

N/A

Hindustan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore

INR 2,00,000/-

University of Engineering and Management, Kolkata

INR 5,36,000/-

Indus University, Ahmedabad

INR 4,06,000/-

Chitkara University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chandigarh

INR 6,63,000/-

For more colleges, you can click on the links below -

Also Read:10 Private Engineering Colleges with the Best Placement Records

About Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering is a branch that deals with the study and application of chemical reactions for solving everyday problems that often remain undetected in our day-to-day lives. In fact, chemical engineers are an essential part of many vital industries such as the fertilizer industry, petroleum and oil industry, food manufacturing and processing industry etc.

A career in chemical engineering can offer good prospects of jobs in some of the top companies in India along with excellent chances of growth.

Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 2.5 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh

Popular Companies for Chemical Engineers:

  • ONGC

  • Essar Oil Limited

  • Reliance Industries Ltd.

  • Gujarat Gas Company Limited

  • Coromandel Fertilizers Limited

  • Indo Gulf Fertilizers Ltd.

Popular Chemical Engineering Colleges in India

Name of the College/Institution

Average Fee

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai

INR 8,32,000/-

Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai

INR 2,00,000/-

Manipal University, Jaipur

INR 3,58,000/- to INR 11,86,000/-

School of Engineering, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

INR 5,57,000/- to INR 15,56,000/-

MIT Group of Institutions, Moradabad

INR 2,25,000/-

For more colleges, you can check on the links below -

About Biochemical / Biomedical Engineering

Biochemical Engineering is a branch that involves using the principles of chemical engineering to solve medical problems. It basically involves the study of biological organisms and molecules and applying the knowledge and principles learned to the improvement of quality of life of individuals.

Biomedical Engineering, although related to Biochemical in a sense that both are involved with the medical field, is a different branch in which engineering principles are applied to the medical field to aid in creating better medical procedures. This branch of engineering forays into fields such as designing and manufacture of artificial body parts, surgical and diagnosis machinery etc.

While both branches have their differences, many of the jobs available in these fields are in the same or similar companies and industries.

Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 11 lakh

Popular Companies for Biochemical/ Biomedical Engineers:

  • Biocon

  • GlaxoSmithKline Panacea Biotec

  • Bharat Serum

  • Krebs Biochemicals and Industries Limited

  • Monsanto Biotech

  • TransAsia Biomedics

  • Zydus Cadila

Popular Biochemical/Biomedical Engineering Colleges in India

Name of the College/Institution

Average Fee

Indrashil University, Ahmedabad

INR 4,41,000/-

Integral University, Lucknow

INR 1,20,000/-

Rai University, Ahmedabad

INR 1,92,000/-

Sapthagiri College of Engineering, Bangalore

N/A

DR M G R Educational and Research Institute, Chennai

INR 1,80,000/-

For more colleges, you can click on the links below -

Also Read:New and Upcoming Engineering Courses

About Aerospace / Aeronautical Engineering

Considered to lie on the more difficult side of the spectrum, Aerospace Engineering is a branch that involves principles related to the design of aeroplanes, space crafts, missile systems, rockets etc. The requirement of a large number of talented aerospace engineers is imminent, especially in the current scenario when air travel is becoming and norm and we are dreaming to venture farther than ever into the universe.

Aerospace Engineering is further categorised into two: Aeronautical Engineering, which deals with the design and study of aircraft, and Astronautical Engineering, which is concerned with vehicles and stations that can travel to and in outer space.

Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 6 to Rs. 11 lakh

Popular Companies for Aerospace/ Aeronautical Engineers:

  • Civil Aviation Department

  • Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA)

  • Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE)

  • National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL)

  • India Space Research Organization (ISRO)

  • Samtel Avionics

  • India Space Research

Popular Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering Colleges in India

Name of the College/Institution

Average Fee

Amity University, Mumbai

INR 13,43,000/-

Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies, Faridabad

INR 5,14,000/- to INR 7,26,000/-

Jain University, Bangalore

N/A

KCG College of Technology, Chennai

INR 1,20,000/- to INR 2,00,000/-

Babu Banarasi Das University, Lucknow

INR 3,60,000/- to INR 5,00,000/-

For more colleges, you can click on the links below -

Also Read:All You Need to Know about B.Tech Lateral Entry

Scope of Engineering

With the globalisation and liberalisation of the economy, many career options are available for engineers. There is a great demand for engineering in both India and abroad. Job prospects for engineering graduates have always been good. From the private sector to the public sector, to the government there is a lot of scope for engineers.

Securing seats in one of the top engineering branches require hard work and excellent scores in the respective engineering entrance exam as these courses get filled in the primary rounds of counselling. The job opportunities after pursuing these courses are very bright and some of the most reputed organisations recruit fresh graduates as well as experienced engineers from the above field.

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