Bangalore, often referred to as the silicon valley of India, is a hub of technical excellence, the most prominent of them being the IT industry. Here is the list of the top engineering colleges in Bangalore that will make the process much easier for you.
- Ramaiah Institute Of Technology
NIRF ’20 Rank – 59
The top engineering college in Bangalore and one of the best in India, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology is affiliated with the Visvesvaraya Technological University (popularly called VTU). It offers Bachelor of Technology degrees in diverse streams such as Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Engineering, etc.
Students seeking admission in B.Tech or B.Arch. courses must write the Karnataka Entrance Authority’s (KEA) entrance exam (KCET). There are 2 rounds of admission held each year. Those who did not make it in round 1 can hope to get a seat in round 2 for spots left vacant by those who did not complete the admission procedure in round 1. In 2019, the round 1 cut-off rank was 553, whereas the same for round 2 was 568. In 2020, only one round was held, and the cut-off rank was 2,139.
The fees averages at ₹3.4 lacs for a complete 3 or 4-year course for Bachelor’s degrees. It is well worth it if you consider the average job package a student is offered at the end of their education at ₹5.2 LPA.
International Institute of Information Technology
NIRF ’20 Rank – 62
The International Institute of Information Technology is another top institute for engineering in the country. It is a deemed university and was founded in 1999, consistently improving its reach and quality of education ever since.
Students seeking admission in B.Tech courses must write the Joint Entrance Exam. Students are selected based on the JEE-Main Paper-I. In 2020, the general cut-off for Computer Science and Engineering was 8,718, and for Electronics and Communication Engineering, it was 10,972.
The fees range between ₹10.98 and ₹15.6 lacs for a complete 4-year course for Bachelor’s degrees. The average CTC for students getting placed is quite high at ₹24.88 LPA.
RV College Of Engineering
NIRF ’20 Rank – 70
Established in 1963, Rashtriya Vidyalaya College of Engineering is one of the earliest self-financing engineering institutes in the country. It provides 12 undergraduate programmes and is heavy on research and development, with corporate tie-ups with companies such as Cognizant, Bosch, etc. The college has a student exchange program arrangement with the University of Applied Science Würzburg-Schweinfurt from Bavaria, Germany.
The college sets a high standard for admissions with a requirement of 70% marks in 10th boards and 65% marks in 10+2, overall as well as individually in Maths and Science. Selection is made based on the student’s rank in the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET). The 2020 cut-off rank for admission was 7,206.
The fees averages at ₹3.9 lacs for a complete 4-year course for Bachelor’s degrees. The average CTC for students is quite decent at ₹8 LPA.
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
NIRF ’20 Rank – 2
This is perhaps one of the top options in the country for an M.Tech degree. It runs programs in prestigious courses such as Aerospace engineering, Materials Engineering, Earth Science, etc.
For admission in M.Tech courses, one must have a valid GATE score. The latest closing rank from recent years has been ranging between 600 and 900.
The annual course fee for M.Tech courses is a mere ₹29,200 in this government-sponsored college. Placement packages for students run high, ranging from ₹10 LPA to ₹40 LPA.
Some of the best engineering colleges in the country are located in Bangalore. If you are a student or a parent looking for engineering admission in the city, the above-curated list should help you out.