List of Top Engineering Colleges In Mumbai based on 2020 Ranking

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The top engineering colleges in Mumbai are public as well as private institutes. Most of the institutes offer full-time while one offers correspondence and one part-time. The city has some of the best colleges for engineering across the country.

  • Out of 4,658 top engineering colleges in India, Mumbai has 66 such colleges out of which 14 are public and 52 are private institutes.

  • There are 37 colleges that offer bachelor's, 26 colleges offer master’s in engineering and M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Engineering is offered by 25 colleges.

  • The entrance exams accepted for the admission are JEE Main, GATE, and MHT CET.

  • Some of the top colleges are IIT Bombay, Institute of Chemical Technology, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Sardar Patel College of Engineering and many more.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Rankings

Rankings are given to colleges all across the country according to various parameters by different agencies. The rankings are given on the basis of Student: Teacher Ratio, Graduation Outcomes, Quality, Perception and much more. Ranking Agencies give rankings across the country as well as for separate areas and cities.

Some of the agencies which provide rankings are NIRF, Business Today, The Week Ranking, Outlook India. The agencies also provide ranking for different courses such as engineering, management and also overall rankings such as Top MBA Colleges in Tamil Nadu. The following are some of the lists for Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai- NIRF Ranking

Name of College

All India Rank 2019

All India Rank 2018

Change

Annual Fees

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

3

2

-1

INR 2,11,400

Institute of Chemical Technology

12

10

-2

INR 85,350

National Institute of Industrial Engineering

66

44

-22

INR 5,98,000

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

105

95

-10

INR 84,051

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

110

101-150

-

INR 3,11,500

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Sardar Patel Institute of Technology

114

101-150

-

INR 1,58,000

Sardar Patel College of Engineering

180

151-200

-

INR 85,020

K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering

182

151-200

-

INR 1,80,000

Thakur College of Engineering & Technology

193

NA

-

INR 1,37,000

Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai has been given an All India Rank of 3 in 2019 according to the NIRF survey. It has seen a drop in one position since 2018.

  • Indian Institute of Technology was established in 1958.

  • Other institutes that have made the NIRF rankings as Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai are the Institute of Chemical Technology with a rank of 12, National Institute of Industrial Engineering ranked at 66 across India.

  • There is a drop in the ranking of the institutes this year. Thakur College of Engineering had not participated in the previous year.

The rankings of NIRF are divided into 5 parameters; Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and Inclusivity, Perception. 

NIRF Ranking Parameters and Weightage

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai- Outlook India 

College Name

Rank 2019

Rank 2018

Change

Average Annual fee

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

3

1

-2

INR 2,11,400

Dwarkadas J.Sanghvi College Of Engineering (SVKM's)

31

26

-5

INR 1,79,000

SVKM's NMIMS (Mukesh Patel School Of Technology Management & Engineering)

35

30

-5

INR 3,11,500

Thakur College OF Engineering & Technology

68

78

+10

INR 1,37,000

The ranks released for Top Colleges in India by Outlook India consist of only 4 colleges from Mumbai as given above.

  • The rankings for three colleges have seen a drop which also includes the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

  • Thakur College of Engineering and Technology has seen an increase in the position in ranks by 10 since the previous year.

  • Out of the 4 colleges listed IIT Bombay is the only government institute, the rest are private institutes.

The following parameters are followed by Outlook India to rank colleges; Selection Process &

Institute Profile, Academics, Personality development & exposure, Infrastructure & Facilities, and Placements & Graduating Outcome.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai- The Week 

College Name

All India Rank 2019

All India Rank 2018

Change

Average Annual Fee

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

2

2

No change

INR 2,11,400

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

26

28

+2

INR 84,051

Dwarkadas J.Sanghvi College Of Engineering (SVKM's)

57

83

+26

INR 1,79,000

K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering

75

-

-

INR 1,80,000

Thadomal Shahani Engineering College

79

-

-

INR 1,64,000

SVKM's NMIMS (Mukesh Patel School Of Technology Management & Engineering)

80

106

+26

INR 3,11,500

Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology

126

-

-

INR 1,04,000

The Week collaborates with Hansa Research every year to release a list of Top colleges in various courses across India. Engineering is one of the disciplines which was released this year.

  • The Week declared IIT Bombay as first according to the Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai, it has an all India rank of 2.

  • All the institutes which participated in previous years have risen in ranks except IIT Bombay which has remained the same. Thus there has been no drop in the ranks for institutes from Mumbai.

The following parameters are followed by The Week in making rank lists; Perceptual Score, Factual Score, and the total is called the composite score.

Top Private Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Return on Investment (ROI)

College Name

Average Annual Fee

Average Placement Package

ROI Rank

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

INR 84,051

INR 6,80,000

1

Sardar Patel institute of technology

INR 1,58,000

INR 7,69,000

2

Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology

INR 1,04,000

INR 5,00,000

3

St. Francis Institute of Technology

INR 1,10,997

INR 3,48,000

4

K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering

INR 1,80,000

INR 5,50,000

5

Thakur College of Engineering and technology

INR 1,37,000

INR 4,01,000

6

Dwarkadas J.Sanghvi College Of Engineering (SVKM's)

INR 1,79,000

INR 4,50,000

7

Xavier Institute of Engineering

INR 1,38,000

INR 3,00,000

8

Thadomal Shahani Engineering College

INR 1,64,000

INR 3,20,000

9

SVKM's NMIMS (Mukesh Patel School Of Technology Management & Engineering)

INR 3,11,500

INR 4,40,000 

10

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Admission Process

There are a total of 66 engineering colleges in Mumbai out of which only 14 are in the public sector while 52 are private institutes. Most of the institutes give admission on the basis of entrance exams such as JEE MAIN, GATE, NPAT etc.

Number of Engineering Colleges in Mumbai

Source: Official Survey

The following table shows the number of Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai giving admission based on the mentioned exams.

Entrance Exam

Number of Colleges

JEE MAIN

23

NPAT

1

JEE Advanced

1

GATE

20

MHT- CET

20

IMU- CET

1

AMITY JEE

1

IIT Bombay 

IIT Bombay is the best engineering college in Mumbai and one of top ranks in India for Engineering with a rank of 3 given by NIRF. It is ranked first among the Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai.

  • IIT Bombay was established in 1958, it was set up with foreign assistance from UNESCO.

  • The institute offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in research and academic programmes.

  • The institute accepts national examinations such as GATE, JEE Advanced, CEED, NET.

361 companies participated in the placement drive in December 2018 for which a total of 1,695 students registered for placements and 1996 registered for internships.

  • The average pay package offered was INR 17,49,000 per year

  • Some of the sectors in which placement was offered were IT, Engineering and Technology, Analytics, Finance, Education and more.

  • A total of 1186 students were placed across B. Tech, Dual Degree, M. Tech, 2yr MSc etc.

  • The highest number of students got placement in Engineering Technology followed by IT/ Software.

Distribution of offers made in different sectors of Economy:

Sector Wise Placement of Engineering Students
Source: Official Website     

Institute of Chemical Technology 

Institute of Chemical Technology was established on October 1, 1933 as the University Department of Chemical Technology. It is one of the best colleges all over India with a rank of 12 and rank 2 in Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai according to NIRF.

  • It offers courses in chemical engineering, biotechnology, pharmacy, applied chemistry and more.

  • It provides both bachelors and masters degree

  • The common entrance exams accepted by the institute are JEE MAIN and GATE

A placement cell participates with the UDCT Alumni Association. The campus placements start around July and go on throughout the year. 

  • The highest package offered at the institute is INR 14 lakh per year.

  • The average pay package that students receive are 3.5 lakhs

  • Some of the companies which offer placements are Samsung, Cadbury, Coca Cola, ITC, Biocon LTD, Lupin etc.

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute 

The Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) was given the name on January 26, 1997. It was established in 1887 under the name Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute.

  • It is ranked 4th in the Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai according to NIRF and ranked 105 all over India.

  • The college offers diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The degrees offered are Mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, automobile engineering etc.

  • The bachelor’s programmes are 4 year course; diplomas are 3 year courses while the postgraduate degree is a 2 year course.

The placement office of the college provides placements, internships and in plant training opportunities.

  • The highest pay package was offered by Rakuten of INR 24 LPA.

  • Companies which take part in placements on the college campus are Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, L & T, Godrej.

  • MCA and Production Engineering students undergo project training.

  • Students are offered jobs and placements even before the final examinations have been given.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Entrance Exam Wise

Admissions in Mumbai for engineering are usually done through entrance exams such as JEE MAIN, NET, GATE, MHT- CET etc. Some institutes might directly admit students based on previous results, quota or merit offered by the institute itself. Listed below are some of the entrance exams accepted and their requirements.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Accepting JEE MAIN 

JEE MAIN is a nationwide exam for entrance into engineering colleges all over India. Admissions into NITs, IITs, Technical Institutions require the results of class 12th and results of JEE MAIN.

  • JEE MAIN is held by the National Testing Agency. JEE MAIN Paper 1 is for admissions into engineering

  • The exam is held twice before the start of the academic session

  • The test is a computer based exam only

  • The application fee for General category is INR 650 for boys and INR 325 for girls. For SC/ ST/ OBC the fees to be paid is INR 325 for both boys and girls.

  • 23 colleges in Mumbai accept JEE MAIN results for admission into engineering.

Some of the colleges which accept JEE MAIN scores in Mumbai are 

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Accepting GATE scores 

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination for students applying to undergraduate in engineering, technology, architecture and postgraduate studies in science.

  • GATE is conducted by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and 7 Indian Institutes of Technology.

  • It is required for admission into masters and doctoral programs in engineering/ technology and architecture and relevant branches of science

  • It is conducted in a computer based mode

  • The GATE exam will be conducted for 25 subjects through the month of February.

  • The GATE result is valid for three years from the time of result

  • The GATE score is accepted by 20 colleges in Mumbai

Some of the colleges accepting GATE in Mumbai are 

  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

  • Institute of Chemical Technology

  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

  • K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering

  • Sardar Patel College of Engineering

  • Thakur College of Engineering and Technology

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Placement Wise

Placements for engineering colleges in Mumbai have seen top recruiters offering job placements to students even before the final examinations have taken place. Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai have seen the highest pay packages being offered to students.

  • IIT Bombay had 361 companies recruiting in December 2018 with the highest package of over INR 17 lakh per year

  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute also say the highest package of INR 24 lakh offered by Rakuten

  • The average pay package of most of the institutes in Mumbai lies between INR 3 to 5 lakh with an exception of a few top colleges and institutes

The following chart shows the average CTCs offered by Top engineering Colleges in Mumbai:

Colleges

CTCs offered

IIT Bombay

INR 17 LPA

SPCE

INR 7 LPA

VJTI

INR 7 LPA

KJSCE

INR 5 LPA

DJSCE

INR 5 LPA

MPSTME

INR 4.2 LPA

TCET

INR 4 LPA

ICT

INR 2.7 LPA

TSEC

INR 3 LPA

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: FAQs

Ques. Which are the government colleges for engineering in Mumbai? 

Ans. The best govt. Engineering colleges are:

  • IIT Bombay

  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

  • Sardar Patel Institute of Technology

Ques. Which engineering colleges are the best for CSE in Mumbai? 

Ans. The following colleges are best for CSE:

Ques. How many engineering colleges are there in Mumbai?

Ans. There are 66 engineering colleges in Mumbai.

Ques. Which entrance exams must be given for admissions in engineering?

Ans. JEE MAIN, MHT CET and GATE are the most widely accepted entrance exams which are accepted by most colleges for admissions.

Ques. Which are the best colleges for Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. IIT Bombay, Institute of Chemical Technology, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering are some of the best colleges for Mechanical Engineering.

Ques. Which are the good computer engineering colleges in Mumbai except IIT?

Ans. Some of the best colleges are:

  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

  • K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering

  • D.J. Sanghvi

Ques. Is there a girl’s quota in engineering colleges? 

Ans. Yes Almost all engineering colleges have a few seats reserved for girls.

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