Looking for Best Engineering Colleges in Bangalore?
Bangalore is called the Silicon Valley of India. However, the reputation not only comes by playing host to most of the top IT companies in the world but also by being the base for some of the top engineering colleges in India. Therefore, thousands of students with dreams of studying engineering in top colleges come to Bangalore to pursue various engineering courses.
Although Bangalore doesn’t have an IIT in its ranks, however, there are a lot of colleges that rank in the top 200 in the NIRF rankings.
Let me take you through the list of Top Engineering Colleges in Bangalore:
1. R. V. College of Engineering
RVCE is one of the oldest and top engineering colleges in Bangalore. Set up in the year 1963, RVCE is one of the earliest self-financing colleges in the county. RVCE has 11 streams of engineering, one department for architecture and an MCA department. Admissions are through the COMED-K/KEA-CET entrance exams. Although, students are also admitted through the management quota. RVCE’s fest 8th Mile is one of the best college fests in all of Bangalore.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 63
Contact No: +91-80-6717 8000 / 8021 / 8020
Location: Mysore Road, Kengeri
2. M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology
MSRIT is one of the best-known engineering colleges in Bangalore. Established in the year 1962, MSRIT is the only autonomous engineering college in Bangalore for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. In addition to that, admissions to MSRIT are through KEA/COMED exam. This institute offers courses in Engineering, Architecture, MTECH, MCA, MBA and Ph.D. programs. Most importantly, MSRIT has a very balanced atmosphere in the college, where equal importance is given to studies as well as extra-curricular activities.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 64
Contact No: +91-80-23600822/23606939
3. International Institute of Information Technology
The IIIT-B is an Indian private university formed in the year 1999. It offers courses like Integrated M.Tech, M. Tech, M.S. and Ph.D. programs. To clarify, integrated M.Tech is a 5-year course where upon completion you get a dual degree of B.Tech and M.Tech. JEE scores are the benchmark for admission to the iMtech course. Above all, placements are the plus point at IIIT Bangalore, with not only almost 100% placements but good salary packages too.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 65
Contact No: +91-80-4140 7777/ 2852 7627
Location: Electronic City
4. BMS College of Engineering
BMS College of Engineering was the first private sector step in technical education in India. Founded in the year 1946, this college offers 13 Undergraduate & 16 Postgraduate courses. Admissions are through KEA/COMED entrance exams. Moreover, BMS college has an incredibly green and beautiful campus too.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 69
Contact No: +91-80-26622130-35 (6 lines)
5. New Horizon College of Engineering
New Horizon college of engineering was set up in the year 2001. The courses offered in this college are BE, M.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Sc. and Ph.D. Admissions are done through the scores in the KCET exam for engineering courses. Most importantly, the faculty at New Horizon College is deemed as one of the best for Engineering courses.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 106
Contact No: +91-80-6629 7777, +91-80-2844 0770
6. Jain University
Formed in 1990 as SBMJC, Jain University is a higher education institute offering more than 100 UG and PG programs in commerce, sciences, arts, engineering and technology, and management. Jain University has its own Jain Entrance Test (JET) for admissions in their college. Jain University offers 15 different courses in engineering. Above all, Jain University is known for its 100% placements in most of the offered courses.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 115
Contact No: +91 80 27577200
Location: Kanakpura road
7. Dayanand Sagar College of Engineering
Dayanand Sagar College of Engineering was set up in the year of 1979 with the basic courses of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronics Engineering. Now, this institute offers a wide choice of engineering branches, with 15 undergraduate and 13 postgraduate courses. Admission to the B.E / B.Tech courses is done through JEE mains or KCET exams. In addition, DSCE is said to have a very good crowd and culture in all colleges in Bangalore.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 127
Contact No: +91-80 42161759
Location: Kumaraswamy Layout
8. NITTE Meenakshi Institute of Technology
NMIT is an autonomous engineering college in Bangalore which offers courses like B.E, MCA, M.Tech, and MBA. This college was established in the year 2001. You’ll have to clear KCET or COMED-K entrance exams to get admission in this institute. NMIT is considered to be one of the top engineering colleges in Bangalore.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 142
Contact No: +91 80 22167800
9. PES University Bangalore (PESU)
Formed in the year 1972, PES University offers UG courses in B.E. / B.Tech., B.Des., B.Sc., B.Com., B.B.A., B.C.A., MBBS, B.Pharm. and B.Arch. Admission to PES University is through KCET and also through their entrance exam called PESSAT. Additionally, they also give admissions through management quota. High teaching standards and placements are something PES University is known for.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 149
Contact No: +91 80 66186610
10. B.N.M Institute of Technology
A private technical co-educational college established in 2001, BNMIT college offers various courses like B.E., M.Tech and MBA program. Admissions to this college are through COMED and KCET entrance exam scores. Located inside the city, BNMIT has a lot of eateries and hang out options near their campus.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 156
Contact No: +91-80-26711781, +91-80-26711782
11. BMS Institute of Technology and Management
BMS Institute of Technology and Management was founded in the year 2002. The courses offered at BMSIT are BE, MS, M.Tech, MCA and Ph.D. at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Meanwhile, to get admission in this institute you’ll have to score well in entrance exams like the KCET and ComEd. The infrastructure at BMSIT is top-class including the hostels.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 157
Contact No: 080-28561576
12. Dr. Ambedkar Institute Of Technology
Established in the year 1980, Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology is an autonomous engineering college. This institution offers UG courses for B.tech in 10 branches. In addition, they also offer postgraduate courses like M.Tech, MBA, and MCA. Admissions to this institution are through COMED and KCET entrance exams. Being an autonomous college, therefore, gives you the advantage of choosing interdepartmental subjects as electives.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 163
Contact No: 9845535088, 9741940511
13. CMR Institute of Technology
CMRIT offers various courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This institution offers 7 branches of engineering courses at the undergraduate level. You’ll have to clear KCET, COMED, or JEE entrance exams to get admission in this well-known institute. Located at ITPL, consequently, CMRIT attracts a lot of big companies for campus placements.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): 174
Contact No: +91 80 28524466 / 77
14. M.V.J. College of Engineering
MVJCE was formed in the year 1982 and is affiliated to VTU, Belgaum. MVJCE offers BE, M.Tech, and MBA programs. Consequently, admissions to the BE program are done through the scores in KCET entrance exams followed by counseling. Most importantly, MVJCE is one of the few colleges who provide Medical electronics and Aeronautical engineering courses.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): Not listed
Contact No: +91 80 4299 1000
15. Bangalore Institute of Technology (BIT)
The BIT engineering college is one of the oldest and top engineering colleges in Bangalore, founded in the year 1979. This institute offers courses such as BE, MBA, M.Tech. Engineering has 9 branches at this college. Admission to various engineering courses is through the JEE Mains entrance exam. Most importantly, BIT is well known to provide good placements and has a decent faculty in the college.
NIRF Ranking(Top 200 Engineering Colleges in India): Not listed
Contact No: +91-080-26615865
Location: V V Puram
There are many other good engineering colleges in Bangalore, but here we have listed down the top 15 engineering colleges in Bangalore based on the NIRF rankings. Above all, campus placements are very normal in these colleges with so many reputed engineering colleges and IT companies around Bangalore. To conclude, I hope this article helps you in deciding and managing your career path and also helps you in landing up a big fat salary package.
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Q. What are the best engineering colleges in India?
Engineering is a common stream opted by many of the youngsters in recent time. Many private colleges in India offer great standards that are equal to Government colleges.
Below listed are some of the best engineering colleges in India.
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharaghpur
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
- Birla Institute of Technology and Science.
- 7. College of Engineering (CEG), Anna University, Chennai
Q. Which is the best engineering college in Karnataka?
BMS College of Engineering in Bangalore is the best one in Karnataka for quality education. MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore is also a preferred one in Karnataka by many students.
Q. Which engineering college should I go for in Bangalore?
RVCE and PESIT are some of the best engineering colleges to opt because it offers excellent placement services. The major benefit off taking up a course in this eminent institute is it improves your credibility that adds to your profile.
Q. Which is the best college for mechanical engineering in Karnataka?
National Institute of Technology, Surathakal is regarded to be the best engineering college in Karnataka for mechanical engineering. Other notable colleges include BMS College of Engineering, National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, and AMC Engineering college Bangalore.
Q. What is the list of top aerospace engineering colleges in Karnataka?
Aerospace is a rarely chosen stream but provides a wide scope for students showing interest in the field. A list of some top Aerospace engineering colleges in Karnataka is given below.
- RV College of Engineering.
- BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore.
- School of Engineering and Technology, Jain University, Bangalore.
- Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
- MS Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore.
- Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore.
Author: Satish Mohapatra