Top 5 Private Engineering Colleges in India

Top 5 Private Engineering Colleges in India

Technology advancements have reached to a great height in India. There are several new methodologies, technologies, and innovations being introduced with the intention to simplify life.

Engineering plays a reverent role in this varsity. It reverberates interest, passion, and knowledge in a person. And since engineering has become a prevalent career option, the academic environment should be paramount. Thereby, if any aspirant is confused regarding the college choices, it is natural.

To help you render away with indecisiveness, here is a list of top 5 private Indian Engineering Colleges.


  • Vellore Institute of Technology


VIT Vellore is located on the outskirts of Tamil Nadu being established in 1984. The Institute is built to a stretch of 250 Acres. It has been ranked as #1 Private Engineering Institute by National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF). The institute has epitomized engineering education and has fulfilled its motive of reaching out to numerous students every year. VIT has gained international accreditation with its paramount academic environment in Engineering, Science and Management.

Engineering Admissions at VIT are formulated through the Institute own engineering entrance exam, VITEEE.

Not only the undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are offered here, but research programmes are given equivalent consideration.

VIT has achieved the status of ‘highest placements’ by gaining a status in Limca Book of Records from 2009 to 2017. The placements are offered by top companies of engineering sector, with Microsoft, LinkedIn, Deloitte, Bank of America, Morgan & Stanley among some common big names.


  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani


BITS Pilani is an institute of higher education which conglomerated into a University in 1964. The institute is spread on a sprawling campus of 1,320 Acres, and it has developed international teaching standards over the years. Engineering education is of high standards here. With the provision of various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in engineering, sciences, and management, the institute has taken a lead from many other colleges.

The admission is processed through BITSAT, an entrance test for analyzing a student’s general aptitude and knowledge about the field of science.

The major streams of Engineering at BITS Pilani include Mechanical, Civil, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Chemical, and Computer Science.

Placement Cell drives the students with an exposure to the real world, ensuring diverse opportunities by inviting big companies. The placements roll twice a year, one during the end of second year for internship, and the other at the end, for final jobs.


  • International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad


IIIT Hyderabad was established as an autonomous university in 1998, being the first IIT in India. The Institute is built on a 66 Acres Campus, and has achieved accreditations from UGC and NAAC. The main focus of the institute lies in technology and applied research for both, industry and society. IITH has gained credibility where the students at the undergraduate level are also allowed to participate in the ongoing research programmes.

Engineering Admissions to various undergraduate programmes here are based on the students’ JEE (Main) score. The domains under engineering offered are Computer Science, Electronics and Communication, and Civil Engineering. Postgraduate and research programmes are this Institute’s another priority.

100% placements have been recorded at IIIH many times and the students are offered good salary packages from companies like Google, Infosys, Cognizant, and others.


  • Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology


Established in 1956, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology is located in Patiala with a shining campus area spread across 250 Acres of land. This institute is among the pioneers for imparting high quality engineering education and has been accredited with ‘A’ grade by the NAAC Association.

TIET has been on a constant ride to evolve as a better academic institution and it has given its students many opportunities to excel in India and abroad.

The Institute offers Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses in Engineering, such as B.E/B. Tech, M.E/ M. Tech, Master of Science, Master of Computer Applications, Ph.D. and admissions are in accordance to the Institute’s criteria.

The Centre for Industrial Liaison and Placement (CILP) is the regulatory body to conduct placements at TIET. Companies like Infosys, Microsoft, Maruti Suzuki, HSBC, Wipro are some common renowned companies who recruit students from TIET.  


  • Dhirubhai Institute of Information and Communication Technology


DA-IICT is located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It is a technological institute which was established in 2001. The Institute focusses on the ideology ‘Knowledge is Leadership’, and with this strata, ensures to provide higher standards in terms of academics. It was created under the State Act of Gujarat and is considered as one of the best engineering colleges of the country. Extra-curricular activities are equally encouraged here.

Several Undergraduate and Postgraduate engineering courses are offered at DA-IICT in the fields of Computer Science, Electronics and Communication, Information Technology. The admissions to undergraduate courses is merit based and through students’ score in JEE (Main).

The institute has always ensured best placement opportunities by being a host of some major recruiters like Google, Morgan Stanley, Qualcomm, among others.

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