LIST OF TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN JHARKHAND BASED ON 2020 RANKING

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The top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand include some of the prestigious institutes like the IIT, BITs, etc. IIT Dhanbad is the top-ranked public engineering institutes in the Jharkhand whereas BIT Mesra is the top-ranked Private Institute in the state. 

  • The total number of engineering colleges in Jharkhand is approximately 47 out of which 16 colleges are public and 31 are private engineering colleges in Jharkhand.
  • The list of these top colleges includes Indian Institute Of Technology - [IIT] Dhanbad, Birla Institute of Technology, National Institute of Technology - [NIT], Jamshedpur and many more.
  • IIT Dhanbad has been ranked at number 12 by NIRF in the top 200 Engineering colleges in India list in 2020.
  • BIT Ranchi is in the top 50 list of top Engineering colleges all over India and 2nd best college in Jharkhand.

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Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand: Ranking

Ranking agencies like NIRF, Economic Times, Business Today, The Week and many more releases the list of Top B. Tech Colleges in India every year. These rankings are based on parameters like - Teaching, Learning & Resources, Graduation Outcomes, Facilities and many more.

In the below tables, the list of top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand as per various ranking agencies is mentioned.

Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand: NIRF Ranking 2020

NIRF is the national ranking agency that ranks colleges and universities in India and it is run by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The list below shows top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand as per NIRF rankings 2019 and 2020.

Institute NameNIRF Ranking 2020NIRF Ranking 2019ChangeAverage Anuual Fees
IIT Dhanbad1215+3INR 2,30,000
Birla Institute of Technology3833-5INR 2,46,000
NIT Jamshedpur79130+51INR 1,88,000
National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT), Ranchi148NP-INR 47,450

From the above ranking it is quite evident that:

  • IIT Dhanbad has been consistent in remaining as the topmost university of the state. Its ranking has improved by 3 places this year.
  • A new college NIFFT Ranchi has been able to enter the rankings this year.
  • Not many colleges in the city are able to make it to the rankings of NIRF in 2020, as only 4 are ranked.

NIRF bases its rankings on 5 different parameters. They are listed in the table given below.

nirf ranking

Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand: The Week Ranking

According to The Week survey of 2019 and 2018, the following are listed among the top engineering colleges of Jharkhand.

Institute NameTHE WEEK 2019THE WEEK 2018ChangeAverage Annual Fees
IIT Dhanbad1215+3INR 2,30,000
BIT Mesra1618+2INR 2,46,000
NIT Jamshedpur37370INR 1,88,000
  • The WEEK rankings show that Indian IIT Dhanbad is the topmost college in the state with an all India ranking of 12.
  • Only three colleges were able to make it to the rankings.

Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand: Outlook Ranking

According to Outlook’s survey of 2019 and 2018, the following are listed among the top engineering colleges of Jharkhand.

Institute NameOUTLOOK Rank 2019OUTLOOK Rank 2018ChangeAverage Annual Fees
IIT Dhanbad1410-4INR 2,30,000
BIT Mesra2619-7INR 2,46,000
Birsa Institute Of Technology - [BIT] Sindri, Dhanbad3024-6INR 68,362
  • The Outlook rankings show that the Indian Institute Of Technology - [IIT] Dhanbad is the topmost college in the state with an all India ranking of 14.
  • Birla Institute of Technology is a second with a rank of 26. Only three colleges from Jharkhand are present in the ranking table.

Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand: ROI (Return on Investment)

Before taking admission to any engineering institutes, it is very much important to get a clear idea about the return on investment of that institute. As engineering is an expensive course, so one must be assured that they would get the opportunity to be placed in a reputed company with a handsome salary package.

Below is the list of ROI of top private engineering colleges in Jharkhand.

Institute NameAverage Annual FeesAverage Placement PackageROI Rank*
National Institute Of Foundry & Forge Technology - [NIFFT], RanchiINR 47,450INR 4,50,0001
Birsa Institute Of Technology - [BIT] Sindri, DhanbadINR 68,362INR 5,00,0002
IIT DhanbadINR 2,30,000INR 12,00,0003
NIT JamshedpurINR 1,88,000INR 8,00,0004
BIT MesraINR 2,46,000INR 10,34,0005

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

  • NIFFT Ranchi has the best return on investment in the whole Jharkhand. 
  • It has an annual average fee of INR 47,450 and the students get an average placement package of INR 4,50,000. 
  • Birsa Institute Of Technology - [BIT] Sindri, Dhanbad also offers a good ROI and hence holds the second position in terms of ROI.

Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand: Admission Process

The state of Jharkhand has quite a few numbers of engineering colleges in it.  This includes both private as well as public colleges. There are 31 private and 16 public engineering colleges in Jharkhand.

public/private engineering colleges in jharkhand

There are three entrance exams, based on which both public and private colleges in Jharkhand take admission for B.E/ B.Tech and M.Tech courses.  The list of exams along with its description is mentioned below.

Entrance ExamsDescriptionNumber of Colleges Accepting Exams
JEE MainThis is the national level entrance exam for admission into all the IITs and NITs.15
Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECE)This is a state-level entrance exam which is conducted by Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECEB) for admission to B.Tech and other similar courses.11
GATE (The Graduate Aptitude Test)This is the national level entrance exam for admission into all the IITs and NITs. This is an entrance exam for postgraduate courses.9

IIT Dhanbad

It is one of the most prestigious institutes in the country. It is an autonomous university that was established in 1926. It was established as Indian School of Mines, but later on, it was converted to IIT.

  • IIT Dhanbad offers undergraduate courses like - B.Tech and postgraduate courses like – M.Tech, MBA, and M.SC.
  • They provide engineering courses in the following subjects – Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering and many more.
  • Students who are willing to take admission here must give the national entrance exam of JEE advance for B.Tech and GATE for M.Tech.
  • The average annual fee varies around INR 2,30,000 Lakhs and the average CTC offered is around INR 12,00,000 lakhs per annum.
  • Some of the top companies who visit during placement include – Amazon, Capgemini, ISRO, Accenture, Adobe, etc.

Tabulated below are the statistics of placements across the different programs during the placement session of 2019

CoursesTotal StudentsNo. of students placed% of placementHighest CTC (INR)
B.Tech7815947639.50 LPA
M.Sc Tech20105021 LPA
M.Tech614268.8539.5 LPA
Dual Degree45276023.8 LPA
Highest CTC of Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand

NIT Jamshedpur

It is also known as the Regional Institute of Technology. It was established on 15th August 1960. The university is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).  It has a total of 12 departments from which students can choose their area of interest.

  • NIT Jamshedpur offers undergraduate courses like - B.Tech and postgraduate courses like – M.Tech, MCA, MBA, and M.SC.
  • They provide engineering courses in the following subjects – Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Production Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering and many more.
  • Students who are willing to take admission here must give the national entrance exam of JEE Mains for B.Tech and GATE for M.Tech.
  • The average annual fee varies around INR 1.88 lakh and the average CTC offered is around INR 8 lakh per annum.
  • Some of the top companies who visit during placement include – Amazon, L&T ECC, SIMPLEX INFRASTRUCTURES LIMITED, Honda, Samsung, etc.
  • The placement statistics of 2019 show that there were a total of 5 offers that was greater than 20 lakh and 2 offers that were greater than 30 lakh. The average CTC offered was around 8-10 lakh. The highest CTC offered was 39 lakhs in the EEE department.

BIT Mesra

It is a private university which is located in Mesra, Ranchi. It was established in 1955. It has been approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

  • BIT Mesra offers undergraduate courses like - B.E, B.Arch, B.Pharm and postgraduate courses like – M.Tech, MBA, and M.SC.
  • They provide engineering courses in the following subjects – Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering and many more.
  • Students who are willing to take admission here must give the national entrance exam of JEE Main for B.Tech and GATE for M.Tech.
  • The average annual fee varies around INR 2.46 Lakhs and the average CTC offered is around 10.34 lakhs per annum.
  • Some of the top companies who visit during placement include – BYJU'S, Bajaj’s Electronics, TCS, DR. Reddy's Laboratories, Axis Bank, etc.
  • The placement statistics of engineering batch 2019 show that the average CTC offered was around 10.34 lakh. The highest CTC offered was 40.63 lakhs.

BIT Mesra offers Placements to candidates through their Central Placement Cell where the students are counseled and trained before appearing for an interview.

Placement PackageAmount
Average Package Offered6.83 Lakh p.a.
Highest Package Offered27 Lakh p.a.

Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand: Entrance Exam Wise

Students who are willing to take admission in the top engineering colleges of Jharkhand can apply via national level entrance exams or state level entrance exams. The colleges accept both and will have different cut off marks for different subjects.

Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand through JEE Main

Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) is a national level entrance exam for admission into undergraduate engineering programs at some of the most prestigious colleges of the country like – IITs, NITs, etc. This exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency.

Some of the colleges of Jharkhand that conduct their admission via JEE Main are listed below:

  • BIT Mesra, Ranchi
  • BIT Extension Centre[BIT], Deoghar
  • NIFFT Ranchi
  • NIT Jamshedpur
  • RTC Institute of Technology - [RTCIT], Ranchi

Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand through JCECE

This is a state-level entrance exam which is conducted by Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECE). It is organized in exam centers of Ranchi only. Only candidates of Jharkhand are eligible to appear in the exam. The exam is conducted in offline mode.

Some of the colleges of Jharkhand that conduct their admission via JCECE exam are listed below:

  • Birsa Institute of Technology - [BIT] Sindri, Dhanbad
  • BA College of Engineering and Technology - [BACET], Jamshedpur
  • Maryland Institute of Technology and Management, Jamshedpur
  • RTC Institute of Technology - [RTCIT], Ranchi
  • RVS College of Engineering and Technology - [RVSCET], Jamshedpur
  • KK College of Engineering and Management, Dhanbad

Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand through GATE

The Graduate Aptitude Test is a national level entrance exam that is organized by IITs for students who are aspiring to pursue their post-graduate courses. Some of the colleges of Jharkhand that conduct their admission via GATE exam are listed below:

  • IIT Dhanbad
  • BIT Mesra, Ranchi
  • Birsa Institute of Technology - [BIT] Sindri, Dhanbad
  • NIFFT Ranchi
  • NIT Jamshedpur

Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand: Placement Wise

  • The placement record of the engineering colleges of Jharkhand is quite good. Students get opportunities after they complete their graduation. Some of the top institutes with the highest packages include – National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology - [NIFT], Birsa Institute of Technology - [BIT] Sindri, Dhanbad, and many more.
  • These colleges along with some other colleges provide great opportunities to the students by bringing some of the top recruiters of every field. The average CTC offered in the colleges of Jharkhand is given below
  • Students who are planning to take admission in these colleges can have a look here to get an idea of the average CTC that is offered.

Below is the graph of the Average Placement Package of Top Engineering colleges in Jharkhand.

Average CTC of Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand

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Top Engineering Colleges in Jharkhand: FAQs

Ques. How to get admission into top engineering colleges in Jharkhand?

Ans: Students can give the national entrance exam of JEE or state entrance exam of JCECE and GATE.

Ques. Who can give the JCECE exam?

Ans: Students who are residents of Jharkhand are eligible for this exam.

Ques. Which is the best college in terms of ROI?

Ans: National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology - [NIFT], Ranchi has the best return on investment in the whole Jharkhand. It has an annual average fee of INR 47,000 and the students get an average placement package of INR 4.5 Lakhs.

Ques. Which is the best college in terms of CTC offered?

Ans:  IIT Dhanbad offers a great average CTC and can be considered as one of the topmost priorities for admission.

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