LIST OF TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN MADHYA PRADESH BASED ON 2020 RANKING

By Pranjal Singhal
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The top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh include popular names like IIT Indore, MANIT Bhopal, MITS Gwalior and Rewa Engineering College. These colleges are ranked by multiple ranking agencies including NIRF, The Week and Outlook.

  • There are 222 private and 45 government engineering colleges in MP.
  • Out of these 267 colleges, 3 provide part-time as well as distance engineering education also.
  • Admissions in these colleges are done through entrance exams like JEE Main, GATE, MP PPT, and ITM NEST.

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Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh: Rankings

Rankings help students decide to choose the best engineering college. Keeping this in mind, multiple ranking agencies like NIRF, The Week, Outlook, etc. provide a ranking of top engineering colleges in India every year. Here is the comparison of top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh rank wise, based on the rankings provided by multiple agencies.

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh: NIRF Ranking

National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) is a ranking agency run by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD). It conducts an official survey every year to release rankings of Engineering, Management, Law and Medical colleges in India. According to the latest rankings of NIRF, following are the top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh.

College NameNIRF All India Rank 2020NIRF All India Rank 2019ChangeAverage Annual BTech Fee
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore1013+3INR 2,33,900
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal6562-3INR 65,000
Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM), Jabalpur8175-6INR 1,37,580
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABVIIITM), Gwalior10081-19INR 1,49,400
Amity University Gwalior162NP-INR 1,71,000

IIT Indore has been ranked as the best engineering college in MP with an all over India rank of 10.

  • The institute has improved its ranking by 3 positions this year.
  • Other institutes ranked in this list include MANIT Bhopal, IIITDM Jabalpur and ABVIIITM Gwalior.
  • Among these colleges, MANIT Bhopal offers the cheapest BTech education.

NIRF ranks the engineering colleges based on five major factors as listed below. Each of these factors carries a proportion in the calculation of the final score out of 100.

  • Teaching, Learning & Resources
  • Research and Professional Practice
  • Graduation Outcome
  • Outreach & Inclusivity
  • Perception

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh: The Week Ranking

The Week is another ranking agency that ranks engineering colleges by conducting a survey in over 3,000 colleges across India. According to this year’s ranking, the top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh are shown in the table below.

College NameThe Week All India Rank 2019The Week All India Rank 2018ChangeAverage Annual BTech Fee
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal3033+3INR 65,000
Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT), Bhopal4666+20INR 84,000
Technocrats Institute of Technology (TIT), Bhopal64NP-INR 1,08,000
IES College of Technology, Bhopal111122+11INR 55,000

The Week has ranked MANIT Bhopal as the best engineering college in Madhya Pradesh. The institute has shown an improvement of 3 positions in its rank by climbing from 33rd to 30th rank in India.

  • Technocrats Institute of Technology (TIT), Bhopal wasn’t included in the list last year but has been ranked at the 64th position this year.
  • LNCT Bhopal has shown an improvement of 20 ranks this year and now ranks 46th among the top engineering colleges in India along with Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.
  • IES College of Technology, Bhopal, which offers BTech degree in just INR 55,000 per month, has also shown an improvement of 11 ranks.

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh: Outlook Ranking

Outlook India is a magazine that ranks colleges domain-wise like NIRF. As per latest rankings of Outlook India, 3 engineering colleges from Madhya Pradesh have secured their place among the top 150 engineering colleges in India.

College NameOutlook All India Rank 2019Outlook All India Rank 2018ChangeAverage Annual Fee
LNCT Bhopal7774-3INR 84,000
Medi Caps University, Indore106108+2INR 1,00,000
IES College of Technology, Bhopal120114-6INR 55,000
  • According to Outlook rankings, the Lakshmi Narain College of Technology which is ranked at number 77 in all India listing of engineering colleges, is the best engineering college in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Other top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh are IES College of Technology and Medi Caps University.

Outlook India assesses universities/institutes on the following parameters:

  • Selection Process & Institute Profile
  • Academics
  • Personality Development & Exposure
  • Infrastructure & Facilities
  • Placements & Graduation Outcomes

By providing scores in each of the five categories, an overall score out of 1000 is calculated based on which the ranking is given to colleges.

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh: ROI (Return on Investment)

Return on Investment is basically the factor calculated on comparing annual fees of the college with the placement package offered by the college. The table below ranks the top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh as per the ROI factor associated with the college

College NameAverage Annual FeesAverage Placement PackageROI Rank*
Maulana Azad National Institute of TechnologyINR 65,000INR 7,57,0001
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and ManagementINR 1,49,400INR 14,50,0002
Indian Institute of Technology, IndoreINR 2,34,000INR 18,87,0003
IES College of TechnologyINR 55,000INR 3,80,0004
Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design, and ManufacturingINR 1,37,600INR 7,41,0005
Lakshmi Narain College of TechnologyINR 84,000INR 4,00,0006
Technocrats institute of TechnologyINR 1,08,000INR 3,25,0007

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

MANIT Bhopal ranks as the best engineering college in Madhya Pradesh ROI wise also.

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh: Admission Process

In Madhya Pradesh, there are 267 engineering colleges, out of which 45 are public and 222 are private engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh. These colleges offer different engineering courses like BTech, MTech and PhD in Engineering.

public/private engineering colleges in MP

Source: Official Survey

Admissions in these colleges are done through various engineering entrance exams. Some of these exams and the no. of colleges accepting their scores is given below.

Exam NameNo. of Colleges Accepting Score
JEE Main194
GATE111
MP PPT21
ITM NEST2
VITEEE1
JEE Advanced1
NPAT1

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore

IIT Indore is one of the most prestigious engineering institutions in India and has got an All India Rank 10 in the rankings given by NIRF in 2020.

  • Being one among the 23 IITs of India, this engineering college in Madhya Pradesh is the topmost choice of engineering aspirants.
  • The IIT Indore provides BTech in five specializations, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electrical Engineering (EE), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Metallurgy Engineering and Material Science, and Civil Engineering.
  • In addition to BTech courses, the institute provides MTech, MSc, PhD and MS programs as well in more than 35 specializations.
  • For taking admission to BTech courses, the students have to appear in the JEE exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) every year.
  • Additionally, students must have scored at least 75% marks in 10+2 board examinations.
  • MTech admissions are subjected to scores obtained in the GATE exam.
  • There are a total of 260 seats for the BTech course in the IIT which consists of 60 seats for each of the Computer Science, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering courses and 40-40 seats for Metallurgy and Civil engineering courses.
  • The annual fee of IIT Indore is INR 2,33,900 for the undergraduate courses and INR 2,00,000 for post graduation courses.

The following chart shows the placement statistics of IIT Indore for the last 7 academic years.

IIT Indore Engineering Placements

Source: Official Institute Website

  • The average package offered to pass out of B.Tech from IIT Indore in the last academic year (2018-19) was INR 18,87,000.
  • The highest package in the 2018-19 academic year is INR 38,72,000 for the B.Tech final year students.

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) is another top engineering college in Madhya Pradesh which has been identified by multiple major ranking agencies like NIRF, Outlook India, etc.

  • This institute provides undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Engineering and Technology.
  • Apart from BTech in 7 different fields, MANIT Bhopal provides undergraduate degrees in Architecture and Planning as well.
  • The MTech course is offered in different majors of three streams including Mechanics, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering.
  • Like IIT Indore, MANIT also provides admissions on the basis of JEE scores obtained by the students willing to take admission in BTech.

The following chart shows the number of seats in different engineering courses at MANIT Bhopal.

Engineering Seats at MANIT Bhopal

Source: Official Institute Website

  • The annual BTech fee in MANIT is INR INR 65,000 and INR 94,000 for MTech.
  • The average annual package offered by the recruiters to the last year students was INR 7,57,000 and the highest package for the same batch was INR 27,00,000. 

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABVIIITM), Gwalior

ABVIIITM Gwalior is an engineering college in Gwalior that offers undergraduate (BTech), Integrated Postgraduate (BTech + MTech), and Postgraduate courses (MTech, MBA) in the fields of Information Technology and Management.

  • The college provides BTech and the integrated degree only in Computer Science and Engineering.
  • Candidates desiring to pursue BTech or Integrated degree from ABVIIITM are required to appear in JEE Main.
  • The eligibility to take admission in the MTech program is a valid score in GATE examination. One also needs to clear their Class XIIth exams with a minimum of 65% in PCM subjects.

The following table shows the JEE Main cutoff rank accepted by the college for admissions in various engineering courses.

CourseGeneralOBCSCSTEWSPwD
BTech (CSE)94033677234415061172264
BTech+MTech144426326438028911916467
BTech+MBA178967903556631272218558

The ranks of PwD candidates are taken from the separate rank list released for them and not from the overall list.

The table below shows the cutoff for various postgraduate engineering courses at ABVIIITM Gwalior.

Course NameGeneralOBCSCST
MTech (Digital Communication)511436314-
MTech (VLSI Design)588478378-
MTech (Information Security)600477402283
MTech (Computer Network Engineering)647497370251

The average engineering placement package offered at this college is INR 14,50,000.

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh: Entrance Exam Wise

These colleges accept scores of different engineering entrance exams such as JEE Main, JEE Advanced for BTech degree and GATE for MTech degree. Some colleges also accept MP State Entrance Exams for Engineering. Check the list of top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh accepting these different exams.

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh Accepting JEE Score

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an entrance exam conducted by IITs across the country to provide admission in the top engineering colleges in India. The exam takes place in two stages: JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Some of the top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh accepting JEE Main are:

  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal
  • ABVIIITM Gwalior
  • Rewa Engineering College, Rewa

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh Accepting MP PPT

Madhya Pradesh Pre-Polytechnic Test (MP PPT) is conducted once a year by MPPEB (Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board) for admission in various diploma programs and polytechnic institutes. Some of the top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh accepting MP PPT score are:

  • Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT), Jabalpur
  • Mittal Institute of Technology (MIT), Bhopal
  • Malwa Institute of Technology, Indore
  • Ojaswini Institute of Management and Technology, Damoh

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Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh: Placement Wise

On-campus placement for engineering graduates is a really significant factor to choose any college for engineering.

  • The average package for engineering offered in these colleges is INR 5-8 lakh per annum.
  • These colleges witness 50-80 recruiters visiting their campuses every year for placements.
  • The highest packages in some of these colleges have crossed the mark for INR 30,00,000.

The top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh, as per their placement statistics, are compared in the chart below.

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh Placements

Source: Official Institute Websites

These placements depend upon specialization you choose and are often maximum for the engineering specializations. Check the list of these colleges by clicking on the links below.

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh for Computer Science

Computer Science is the most popular engineering branch in India and offers the most lucrative job placement opportunities. Some of the top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh for Computer Science are:

  • IIT Indore
  • MANIT Bhopal
  • ABVIIITM Gwalior
  • Rewa College of Engineering, Rewa

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Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh: FAQs

Ques. Is there any IIT or NIT in Madhya Pradesh for B.Tech?

Ans. Yes, there is an IIT in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. NIT is named as Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology and is situated in Bhopal.

Ques. What are some of the top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh?

Ans. Some of the top engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh based on various significant factors and rankings are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology
  • Lakshmi Narain College of Technology
  • ABV IIITM

Ques. Can one take admission in IIT Indore on the basis of JEE Main score?

Ans. No, IIT Indore gives admission on the basis of JEE Advanced scores only. One has to clear JEE Main first and then appear for JEE Advanced to take admission in IIT Indore.

Ques. How to apply for admission to Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology?

Ans. After appearing in the JEE Main exam, students can directly opt for Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology.

Ques. What is the average placement package offered by IIT Indore in the last years?

Ans. IIT Indore, being one of the prestigious institutions in India, is offering great placement opportunities to the students. For the 2019 batch, the average package was INR 18,87,000.

Ques. Does Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT Bhopal) accept the JEE Main score?

Ans. Yes, Lakshmi Narain College of Technology accepts both JEE as well as MP PPT exam score.

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