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

By Pranjal Singhal
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The top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh have been ranked by many ranking agencies in India like NIRF, Outlook, The Week, etc. There are 27 public and 434 private engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Some of the top colleges in the state for engineering include IIT Kanpur, IIT BHU Varanasi, Aligarh Muslim University, and JIIT Noida.
  • There are 411 BTech and 203 MTech colleges in Uttar Pradesh. Some colleges also offer PhD and MPhil in engineering degrees.
  • Admissions in these colleges are done through common engineering entrance exams like JEE Main, UPSEE, JEECUP, GATE, etc.
  • The average fee of top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh for BTech is INR 1,00,000-3,00,000 per year and INR 50,000-2,00,000 per year for MTech.

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Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh: Rankings

Various ranking agencies release the list of top engineering colleges in India on the basis of different parameters every year. These rankings are based on parameters like Perception of the University, Teacher-Student Ratio, Placement Reports, Faculty Quality and many more.

National ranking agencies like NIRF and private ranking agencies like India Today and The Week release rankings in different categories including state-wise and city-wise. Given below are some of these top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh rank wise.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh: NIRF Ranking 2020

NIRF or National Institutional Ranking Framework is the ranking agency of the Government of India run by the Ministry of HRD. The following table shows the best engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh as released by NIRF.

College NameNIRF Ranking 2020NIRF Ranking 2019ChangeAverage Annual BTech Fees
IIT Kanpur45+1INR 2,14,000
IIT BHU, Varanasi11110INR 2,28,000
Amity University, Noida3235+3INR 3,11,000
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh3940+1INR 2,70,000
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MN NIT), Allahabad4842-6INR 85,000
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida9680-16INR 2,28,000
Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra10284-18INR 51,300
IIIT Allahabad10382-21INR 1,43,700

NIRF has ranked Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur as the best engineering college in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur has been ranked in the top 5 universities all around India.
  • The next top engineering college ranked by NIRF in Uttar Pradesh is Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
  • The Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University has been ranked 11th all around India.
  • The list also mentions IIIT Allahabad, MNNIT Allahabad and Amity University, Noida.
  • Amity University ranks 32nd out of 200 participating colleges all around India.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh: The Week Ranking

The Week is an Indian news magazine published from Kochi and printed in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Kottayam. The Week conducts a survey along with Hansa Research every year to list the top engineering colleges in India and also state-wise. Following are the top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh as listed by this collective survey.

College NameThe Week Ranking 2019The Week Ranking 2018ChangeAverage Annual BTech Fees
IIT Kanpur45+1INR 2,14,000
IIT BHU Varanasi990INR 2,28,000
MNNIT Allahabad1925+6INR 85,000
IIIT Allahabad2429+5INR 1,43,700
GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, Greater Noida76NP-INR 1,40,000
KIET Group of Institutions, Ghaziabad93115+22INR 1,43,000
Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad110NP-INR 1,20,000

The Week has also ranked IIT Kanpur as the top engineering college in Uttar Pradesh.

  • IIT Kanpur has been ranked 4th among all the 120 participating colleges.
  • IIT BHU has been ranked 9th in the ranking list by the Week.
  • Other colleges in the list include IIIT Allahabad, MNNIT Allahabad along with other colleges.
  • KIET Ghaziabad has shown the best improvement by climbing 22 positions in the list. It has been ranked 93rd in 2019 among the top engineering colleges in India.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh: Outlook Ranking

Outlook conducts a survey with I-Care to list the best engineering colleges. The following table shows Outlook’s latest list for top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh.

College NameOutlook All India Rank 2019Outlook All India Rank 2018ChangeAverage Annual BTech Fees
IIT Kanpur54-1INR 2,14,000
IIT BHU Varanasi9NP-INR 2,28,000
IIIT Allahabad1814-4INR 1,43,700
Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut6970+1INR 1,25,000
GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, Greater Noida7072+2INR 1,40,000
IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad7577+2INR 1,43,000
PSIT Kanpur119118-1INR 1,09,000
KIET Ghaziabad133123-10INR 1,43,000
Meerut Institute of Technology, Meerut148NP-INR 74,000

The ranking list released by Outlook also includes popular names like PSIT Kanpur and IMS Ghaziabad.

  • KIET Ghaziabad which ranked at 123rd position last year has seen a drop of 10 ranks this year and now occupies the 133rd spot.
  • Meerut Institute of Technology which offers the cheapest education among all these colleges has been ranked at the 148th spot among all the top engineering colleges in India by Outlook.
  • According to Outlook’s survey, IIT Kanpur has also slipped by 1 position when its All India Rank (AIR) is considered.

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

The ROI measures the ratio of average annual fee and the average placement package. It is an important parameter while assessing the top colleges as it is the key factor in telling us how profitable the course chosen by the candidates is. The table below shows some of the top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh ROI wise.

College NameAverage Annual FeeAverage Placement PackageROI Rank
MNNIT AllahabadINR 85,000INR 9,12,0001
IIIT AllahabadINR 1,43,700INR 12,50,0002
IIT KanpurINR 2,14,000INR 15,80,0003
PSIT KanpurINR 1,09,000INR 4,00,0004
IIT BHU VaranasiINR 2,28,000INR 8,20,0005
GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, Greater NoidaINR 1,40,000INR 4,48,0006
KIET GhaziabadINR 1,43,000INR 4,14,0007
Aligarh Muslim University, AligarhINR 2,70,000INR 5,50,0008
JIIT NoidaINR 2,28,000INR 4,00,0009
Amity University, NoidaINR 3,11,000INR 3,50,00010

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

MNNIT Allahabad offers the best ROI among all the top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh. It charges a very less fees of INR 85,000 per year and offers an average package of more than 9 lakh per annum.

  • IIIT Allahabad and IIT Kanpur also offer good ROI to students.
  • PSIT Kanpur offers the best ROI among the top private engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Amity University, Noida offers a package which is just slightly above the average annual fee it charges for BTech courses.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh: Admission Process

There are a total of 461 engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh out of which 434 are private and 27 are government engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh. Have a look at the chart below to understand this ratio.

engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh

Source: Official Survey

Majority of these colleges accept the JEE Main score to give admissions to candidates for UG courses and GATE score for the postgraduate engineering courses. Some of the colleges also accept UPSEE and JEECUP scores. The table below shows the number of top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh accepting the score of different exams.

Exam NameNo. of Colleges Accepting Score
UPSEE284
JEE Main139
JEECUP99
GATE91
Amity JEE7
JEE Advanced6
IPU CET4

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur

Established in 1959, IIT Kanpur has been ranked by various prestigious ranking agencies among the top engineering colleges in India.

  • The institute has been ranked 4th by the NIRF Ranking 2020, and is one of the top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh.
  • The institution has around 5,261 students in total out of which 555 are females.
  • IIT Kanpur offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
  • The average placement package at IIT Kanpur is seen to be INR 15,80,000 and highest has been INR 1.5 crore till now.
  • Some of the top recruiters include Adobe, Amazon, Cisco, and Dell among other big giants.

The following chart shows JEE Advanced cutoff scores accepted for BTech courses at IIT Kanpur for general category students.

IIT Kanpur JEE Advanced Cutoff Score

Source: Official Website

Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi

Founded in 1919 as Banaras Engineering College, IIT BHU is one of the most prestigious institutions in the country.

  • The institute has been ranked by various ranking agencies like NIRF, The Week, The Outlook among others.
  • IIT BHU has also collaborated with international universities like University of Oxford.
  • It is famous for the best placements in the country and hosts some of the top companies including Google, Oracle, Bajaj, and Samsung.
  • The highest placement here has been INR 1.39 crore, offered by Microsoft.
  • The average placement package received by students is around INR 8.2 lakh per annum.

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad

Established in the year 1999, the institute is famous for information technology as its name suggests.

  • Both undergraduate and postgraduate programs are offered by the institute.
  • The admissions to engineering are based on JEE Main score for UG courses and GATE for PG courses.
  • The institute has been ranked by various ranking agencies, 11th in the best engineering colleges in India by India Today, and 25th among top Indian universities by the QS Rankings, to name a few.
  • The average placement package is seen to be INR 12.5 lakh per annum and the highest placement package is seen to be INR 39 lakh per annum.

Given below are the placement statistics for IIIT Allahabad.

No. of Companies Visiting120+
% of Students Placed95%
Average SalaryINR 12,50,000
Highest SalaryINR 39,00,000

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh: Entrance Exam Wise

Admissions in Uttar Pradesh engineering colleges are done mainly through entrance exams like GATE, JEE Main, UPSEE, etc. Listed below are some of the top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh entrance exam wise.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh Accepting JEE Main Score

Almost a majority of engineering colleges in not just Uttar Pradesh but over the country admit students on the basis of the JEE Main score. 139 colleges in Uttar Pradesh admit students on the basis of the JEE Main examination scores.

Some of the top Engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh accepting JEE Main score are:

  • IIIT Allahabad
  • MNNIT Allahabad
  • Harcourt Butler Technological University,
  • Amity University

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh Accepting UPSEE Score

Many colleges in Uttar Pradesh accept the UPSEE scores for admission into Engineering programs. Around 284 colleges accept UPSEE exam score in UP. Some of the top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh accepting UPSEE score are:

  • JSS Academy, Noida
  • Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad
  • Bhabha College of Engineering, Kanpur
  • Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur

Also See,

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh Accepting GATETop Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh Accepting JEECUP
Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh Accepting JEE AdvancedTop Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh Accepting IPU CET

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh: Placement Wise

Most of the top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh offer high placement packages to the students.

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur offers an average annual placement package of 15,80,000.
  • These colleges host more than 100 recruiters every year for different streams of engineering at different levels of education.

The chart below shows the average packages offered in some of the top engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh Placements

Source: Official Institute Websites

These placements also depend upon the specialization you choose. Check these colleges specialization wise by clicking on the links below.

Top Civil Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh

There are 364 colleges in Uttar Pradesh offering civil engineering, some of these are listed below.

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology BHU, Varanasi
  • MNNIT Allahabad
  • Amity University
  • Harcourt Butler Technological University

Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh

There are 389 engineering colleges offering Mechanical Engineering in Uttar Pradesh. Some of these are listed below.

  • IIT BHU Varanasi
  • MNNIT Allahabad
  • JSS Noida
  • BNCET Lucknow

Top Computer Science Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh

There are 397 engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh offering Computer Science. Some of these are listed below.

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Bhabha College of Engineering, Kanpur
  • IIIT Allahabad
  • MNNIT Allahabad

Also Check,

Top Engineering Colleges in KanpurTop Engineering Colleges in Lucknow
Top Engineering Colleges in Delhi NCRTop Engineering Colleges in Varanasi

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh: FAQs

Ques. Which college is the best for Engineering in Uttar Pradesh?

Ans. The best Engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, BHU, Varanasi
  • MNNIT, Allahabad
  • Amity University
  • Harcourt Butler Technological University

Ques. How many total Engineering colleges are there in Uttar Pradesh?

Ans. There are a total of 461 Engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh out of which 434 are private and 27 are public colleges.

Ques. What is the cost of doing engineering in Uttar Pradesh?

Ans. The average cost of doing Engineering in Uttar Pradesh lies somewhere between INR 25,000-3,00,000 per year.

Ques. Which college is the best for computer science in Uttar Pradesh?

Ans. The best Engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh for computer science are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, BHU, Varanasi
  • MNNIT, Allahabad
  • Amity University
  • Harcourt Butler Technological University

Ques. Which is the best private Engineering College in Uttar Pradesh?

Ans. The best private Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh are PSIT Kanpur and Amity University.

Ques. Which is the best public college for engineering in Uttar Pradesh?

Ans. The best public engineering college in Uttar Pradesh is Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur.

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