15 colleges which will also turn into one of the best engineers just like IITs

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Indian Institute of Technology, a name which around every science student wants to tag his name with. More than 1 million students write IIT JEE but the number of seats is only 11000. That means 1 out of every 10 students is going to get a seat in IIT.

But then there are desires of obtaining Computer Science, Electronics & Communications, and Aeronautical engineering which put more pressure on the student attempting the exam.

Success has a lot of factors. On the day of the exam, you must reach on time, your digestive system must be working fine, you must have slept well, must have eaten properly etcetera, etcetera.

If one of those success factors doesn’t work on the day of the exam, your ranking in the exam might snap in the JEE Mains. God forbid that it doesn’t happens.

However, a good warrior like you must hope for the best and prepare for the worst. Therefore, here are 15 top colleges which you can opt for if unfortunately you couldn’t get into IITs.

Institute of chemical technology

Mukesh Ambani is an alumni of this institute which is located in Mumbai. As per Wikipedia around 3 Padma vibhushan, 8 Padma Bhushan & 10 padma shri are the alumni of this institute.

Entrance exam – MH CET

Jadavpur University

Arundhati Bhattacharya (Ex- SBI CEO), Rituparno Ghosh, Parambrata Chatterjee (Kahani fame) have been the alumni of this reputed university of West Bengal.

It was ranked 84th among the 200 best Asian universities in the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2016

Entrance exam - WBJEE

Vellore Institute of Technology

VIT was ranked 5th in engineering colleges in 2017 and 9th by Outlook India in 2018. It has several campuses but the main one is located in Vellore. Do you know a cool thing about VIT? Its campus is divided into north and south part by the Chennai-Bangalore railway line.

Entrance exam – It conducts its own engineering entrance exam called VITEEE

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

TIET has around 250 acres of campus in the heart of Patiala. It provides the Bachelor of Engineering as well as Masters of Engineering program to the aspiring technocrats. It was ranked 10th by India Today and 19th by Outlook India in 2017.

Notable alumni of this institute is Anoop Kumar Mittal who is the chairman of National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited.

Entrance exam – JEE Mains

PSG college of Technology

You must have heard about Shiv Nadar. No?

Shiv Nadar is an Indian Billionaire who founded HCL technologies back in 1970s. The reason I am telling you about Shiv Nadar is he is an alumni of PSG college of Technology located in Coimbatore.

The strength of PSG is around 8500 students and you can pursue engineering in any of the 15 different engineering and technology streams.

Entrance exam – JEE Mains, TNEA (Anna University counselling)


Sastra university is located in Thanjavur ,Tamil Nadu and is considered as one of the best universities of India. Like the students who have studied there say if you really want to be a good engineer then you should study in Sastra as the discipline inside the university will surely hone the skills of an engineer inside you.

It is also said that one who studies in Sastra automatically gets a job in TCS but if your CGPA is above 8.0 then you can also easily secure a job in big companies like Ashok Leyland, Ebay etc.

Entrance exam – JEE Mains

Amity University

You must have surely seen the AD of Amity University on Television. The Amity school of Engineering and Technology was ranked 34th in India by the NIRF engineering ranking for 2018 and 65 in India by Outlook India in 2017

Amity University is also good in terms of placement. If you are good you will surely end up getting a good job. Entrance exam – AMITY-JEE

SSN college of Engineering

Sri SivaSubramaniya Nadar College of engineering was started by Shiv Nadar in 1996. Shiv Nadar is the founder of HCL technologies.

SSN college of Engineering was ranked 36 in India by NIRF in 2018. It was ranked 24 in the list of 100 engineering colleges by Outlook India in 2017.

Ravichandran Ashwin is an alumni of SSN College of engineering. Entrance exam – 12th class marks and SSN management quota entrance test

Thiagarajar College of Engineering

TCE is located in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. It was ranked 39 by NIRF in 2018 and 31 by Outlook India in 2017.

Entrance exam – State-wise rank calculated by their marks in higher secondary Examination (Tamil Nadu)

Delhi Technological University

Ranked 14 by Outlook India in 2017, DTU is one of the oldest engineering colleges of India and the first college of Delhi founded in 1941.

It is an excellent Tier-1 institution because companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, & Google recruit students from here.

Entrance exam – JEE Mains

College Of Engineering Pune

COEP was one of the first engineering colleges established by the British in the Indian subcontinent. COEP was ranked 10th by Outlook India in 2017 and 45 by NIRF in 2018

Entrance exam – MHT-CET


SRM institute is located in the outskirts of Chennai on the route to Pondicherry. The campus is huge with students coming from all over the country to study here. SRM institute of Science and Technology was ranked 8th by India Today in 2017 and 46 by NIRF in 2018.

Entrance exam – SRMJEE

KL University College of Engineering

Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation (KLEF) is located in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. The college is spread on a 100 acre land and is located about 8 kilometers from Vijaywada.

KL University College of Engineering was ranked in 83 by NIRF in 2018.

Entrance exam – KLEEE

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology

KIIT university is a deemed university located in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. KIIT has been ranked 65 by NIRF in 2018. Around top 100 companies visited KIIT in 2017 which rolled out 2800 job offers with highest salary as much as Rs 26.80 Lakh

Entrance exam – KIITEE

Pondicherry Engineering College

Pondicherry engineering college is spread on a 240 acres campus which consists of various departments, library, auditorium and hostels for students. Pondicherry engineering college was ranked 53 by NIRF in 2018.

Entrance exam – JEE Mains

Everyone who writes IIT, dreams of sitting in an IIT classroom of his/her desired branch of technology, but only 11000 candidates out of all the 1 million students get to see their dreams getting fulfilled.

However, IITs are not the end, therefore, do not let your dreams get crushed if somehow, unfortunately, you couldn’t get into IITs because there are colleges and universities which will provide you the guidance and knowledge at the same level as IITs so that you can shape yourself to become a better engineer and construct a career which you always wanted to pursue in your life.

So, do you want to suggest any other college or university from your knowledge pool? How did you find this article, by the way?

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userplaceholder Shivam Sarkar
Posted on : 8/26/2018
Next year I will start my preparations for IIT JEE, I was searching for good institutes and have got 9 of them here. Thanks
userplaceholder Amith
Posted on : 10/20/2018
Sir ,Sri Chaithanya College is too good ,it produced 1,2,4,5 rank in jee mains
userplaceholder Pranjul Bansal
Posted on : 10/22/2018
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