List of Top Engineering Colleges In Delhi NCR based on 2020 Ranking

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The top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR include institutes like IIM Delhi, DTU, NSUT, Amity among many others. There are a total of 368 engineering colleges in Delhi NCR, out of which 320 are private and 48 are public engineering colleges.’

  • There are a total of 65 engineering colleges in Delhi, out of which 39 are private and 26 are public engineering colleges. 

  • 5 colleges in Delhi and 7 in Delhi NCR offer engineering courses in part-time or correspondence mode.

  • The courses offered by these colleges include B.Tech, M.Tech, and even Ph.D.

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Top Engineering Colleges In Delhi NCR: Rankings

Engineering colleges in Delhi NCR have been ranked by various agencies like NIRF, Outlook Magazine and Week Magazine on parameters like infrastructure, placements, facilities, faculty, and peer perception. The top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR offer students with state-of-the-art infrastructure, experienced faculty, and promising job opportunities.

Top Engineering Colleges in Delhi NCR: NIRF Rankings

The National Institutional Ranking Framework, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, makes a comprehensive assessment of institutes on various benchmarks. The following pie diagram shows the weight given to the respective parameters in the evaluation process. 

NIRF Ranking Parameters and Weightage

Following is a list of top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR ranked under NIRF ranking:

College NameNIRF Ranking 2019NIRF Ranking 2018ChangeAverage Annual Fee

IIT Delhi

2

3

+1

INR 2,24,900

Amity University

35

34

-1

INR 3,11,000

Delhi Technological University

34

41

+7

INR 1,66,000

YMCA University 

144

151-200

+56

INR 80,525

Jaypee Institute of Information Technology

80

70

-10

INR 2,28,000

Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies

164

Not Participated

-

INR 2,24,000

6 engineering colleges in Delhi NCR have made it to the NIRF list of 200 top engineering colleges in 2019.

  • IIT Delhi has been ranked as the best engineering college in Delhi NCR followed by Amity University. 

  • The ranking of IIT Delhi has improved from 3rd position to 2nd position all over India.

  • IIT Delhi is followed by Delhi Technical University, Amity University, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, YMCA University, and Manav Rachna University.

Top Engineering Colleges in Delhi NCR: Outlook Rankings

The Outlook magazine conducts an annual survey of private and government colleges and releases the list of 150 top engineering colleges in the country. The survey is conducted in association with Drishti Strategic Research Services. 

The Outlook Ranking Parameters and Weightage

Following is a list of top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR featured in Outlook rankings:

College NameOutlook Ranking 2019Outlook Ranking 2018ChangeAverage Annual Fee

IIT Delhi

2

2

0

INR 2,24,900

NSUT

11

8

-3

INR 2,19,000

DTU Delhi

17

13

-4

INR 1,66,000

Northcap University

59

55

-4

INR 2,46,000

IMS Engineering College

75

77

2

INR 1,48,669

Manav University

129

122

-7

INR 2,44,000

KIET Group of Institutions

133

123

-10

INR 1,42,999

7 engineering colleges in Delhi NCR made it to the list of 150 top engineering colleges in India.

  • IIT Delhi was ranked 2nd and maintained the position from last year.

  • Both Netaji Subhas University of Technology and DTU came down a few positions in the ranking since last year.

  • These engineering colleges also feature in a related list of top engineering colleges in the North Zone.

Top Engineering Colleges in Delhi NCR: The Week Rankings

Every year the Week Magazine conducts an annual survey of colleges in partnership with Hansa Research and releases the list of top colleges, based on factual data and interviews with academic experts, current students, aspiring students, and recruiters. Mentioned below is the list for the top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR ranked by the weekly magazine:

College NameTE Ranking 2019TE Ranking 2018ChangeAverage Annual Fee

IIT Delhi

1

1

0

INR 2,24,900

NSUT 

22

21

-1

INR 2,19,000

KIET Group of Institutions

93

115

+22

INR 1,42,999

Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College

110

Not Participated

-

INR 1,19,356

4 colleges from Delhi NCR made it to the list of top engineering colleges, in the survey conducted by the Week magazine.

  • IIT Delhi has maintained its rank as the best engineering college in India.

  • Out of these 4 colleges in Delhi NCR, Netaji Subhas University of Technology is a private engineering college.

Top Engineering Colleges In Delhi NCR: ROI (Return On Investment)

Pursuing an undergraduate course in engineering can be very expensive, with annual fees approximating to about INR 2 lacs in the top engineering colleges. A good way to decide which engineering college to pursue is by way of analyzing the return on investment (ROI) on your education. 

Following is a list comparing the ROI based on the annual fees and placement packages of the top engineering colleges of Delhi NCR:    

College NameAverage Annual FeeAverage Placement PackageROI Percentage

IIT Delhi

INR 2,36,600

INR 16,50,000

697%

Delhi Technological University

INR 1,66,000

INR 11,17,000

672%

DCRUST

INR 51,800

INR 3,50,000

675%

Manav Rachna University

INR 2,44,000

INR 12,00,000

491%

Amity University

INR 3,11,000

INR 6,00,000

518%

Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College

INR 1,19,356

INR 3,45,000

289%

*ROI Percentage={(Average Placement Package)/(Average Annual Fee)}*100%

Top Engineering Colleges In Delhi NCR: Admission Process

There are about 368 engineering colleges in Delhi NCR including 320 private colleges and 48 government colleges. 

Number of Top Engineering Colleges In Delhi NCR

Common entrance tests are conducted annually across India for selection of students for admission to the engineering colleges in Delhi NCR. The list includes JEE Main, UPSEE, GATE, IPU CET among many others. 

IIT Delhi

IIT Delhi is one of the best engineering colleges in India. It was established in the year 1961 and has been declared as an Institute of national importance. It was also internationally ranked number 3 in the QS World University Rankings.    

  • The graduate programs offered by IIT Delhi include B. Tech, Dual Degree program and Integrated M. Tech program. The college also offers masters-level programs like M.Tech, Ph. D, MBA, M.Des, PG Diploma, etc.

  • The specializations in engineering offered by IIT Delhi are Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Textile Technology, and Mechanical Engineering.

  • IIT Delhi accepts students with very high ranks through selection exams like JEE (B. Tech) and GATE (M.Tech).

  • The average annual fee for B.Tech program is INR 2,36,600 and for M.Tech program is INR 51,100.

  • The average placement package for the B.Tech program is INR 16,50,000. 

  • Deloitte, Amazon, Shell, Google, GE, Accenture Strategy, Rockwell Automation, Maersk Line, Shell, and KPMG were among the 350 organizations intending to recruit from IIT Delhi.

Amity  University, Noida

The university has set benchmarks of global education with more than 150 programs offering 300+ courses in the field of engineering, management, science, technology, and many more. It has been ranked at No.1 among the Not-For-Profit-Pvt. University. 

  • The graduate programs offered include B. Tech and Dual Degree programs. 

  • The specializations in engineering offered are Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Bio-Technology and Chemical Engineering.

  • The average annual fee for the B.Tech program is INR 3,11,000.

  • The average placement package for B.Tech program is INR 6 LPA and highest package has gone upto INR 18 LPA.

  • Google, TATA, Wipro, Samsung, Intel, IBM, IGate, Cognizant, Amazon, Virtusa, Hyundao are among the top recruiters of Amity University

Delhi Technical University

DTU was established in 1941 and has been recognized as a top engineering college in Delhi NCR among students and recruiters alike. The institute has almost a 100% placement record for the past few years. 

  • The graduate programs offered  B. Tech and M.Tech programs under various specializations.

  • The specializations in engineering offered by IIITD are Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science and Design, Computer Science and Social Sciences, Computer Science and Biosciences. 

  • Admissions to B. Tech program are done through   

  • The average annual fee for B.Tech program is INR 1,16,000.

  • The highest placement package for B.Tech program is INR 1.2 Cr whereas the average salary package went upto INR 11.17 LPA. 

  • Google, Uber, Goldman Sachs, Nvidia, Sandisk, Samsung, Epic Systems, Apple, Microsoft are some of the companies which have hired students from DTU.

The following graph shows the number of offers received by the students in B.Tech under various specializations in 2017-18:

DTU B.Tech Placements 2018_ Stream Wise

Top Engineering Colleges In Delhi NCR: Entrance Exam Wise

For applying to engineering colleges in Delhi NCR, students have to go through the admission counseling procedure which considers the score of entrance tests. Most colleges accept JEE Main scores, while some colleges conduct their own entrance test.

Top Engineering Colleges in Delhi NCR: Through JEE Main

JEE Main, the national level eligibility test conducted by National Testing Agency is the benchmark for admissions to IITs, NITs, and IIITs all over India. The top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR which accept JEE Main scores for admissions are: 

  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

  • Delhi Technological University

  • Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology (DCRUST)

  • Netaji Subhas Institute Of Technology

  • Amity University, Noida

Top Engineering Colleges in Delhi NCR: Through UPSEE

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University conducts this entrance exam at the state-level.  The courses offered under UPSEE are B.Tech in Engineering and Agriculture. The top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR accepting UPSEE scores are mentioned below: 

  • Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad

  • IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad

  • Delhi Institute of Engineering and Technology

  • Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology

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Top Engineering Colleges In Delhi NCR: Placement Wise

 Being located in the national capital region, top engineering colleges attract national as well as international recruiters with very good pay packages.

  • Amity University has been perceived as best by recruiters with an highest package of INR 18 LPA followed by IIT Delhi and Northcap University.

  • Delhi Technical University stands at the top in terms of highest salary package i.e. INR 1.2 Cr offered to students in 2019. 

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Top Engineering Colleges In Delhi NCR: FAQs

Ques. Which engineering college is best for B.Tech in Delhi NCR?

Ans. India Institute of Technology Delhi is the best engineering college in Delhi NCR for B.Tech program.

Ques. What is the process of admission to the top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR?

Ans. In order to get admission to the top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR, you need to take the Joint Entrance Exam, JEE Main.

Ques. When does the admission open of top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR?

Ans.  Admission process starts with the release of the JEE Main application form in February.

Ques. What are the criteria for selection in the top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR?

Ans. Selection to the top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR is based on JEE Main scores and marks obtained in Class XII board examinations.

Ques. What documents will be required at the time of admissions to the engineering colleges in Delhi NCR?

Ans. Basic documents required at the time of admission to the engineering colleges in Delhi NCR include identity proof, proof of payment of application fees, JEE Main score card, admission counseling form, Class XII marksheet and passing certificate of school, passport size photograph etc. Some colleges require specific documents about which students are intimated prior to admission procedure.

Ques. I am not a resident of Delhi, can I apply to the colleges in Delhi NCR?

Ans. Students from states other than Delhi can apply to the colleges in Delhi. Most of the top engineering colleges in Delhi have a higher cut-off for other state's students, as compared to students from the home state. 

Ques. Which engineering colleges in Delhi NCR have the most affordable fee structure?

Ans. Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College  has the most affordable fee structure followed by Deenbandhu Chhoturam University of Science & Technology.

Ques. Which engineering college in Delhi NCR has the best placement packages?

Ans. IIT Delhi has the best placement package, followed by Amity University, Noida and DTU. 

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