LIST OF TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN UTTARAKHAND BASED ON 2020 RANKING

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The top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand, having been ranked by ranking agencies like NIRF and Times, offer multiple engineering courses including BTech, MTech and PhD. There are 59 private and 13 government engineering colleges in Uttarakhand.

  • Out of the total 72 colleges in the state, there are 38 good engineering colleges in Dehradun.
  • The top 5 government engineering colleges in Uttarakhand also include premier institutes like IIT Roorkee and NIT Uttarakhand.
  • GB Pant University of Engineering and Technology is a considerably good government engineering college in Uttarakhand apart from the IIT and NIT.

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Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: Rankings

Various ranking agencies release the list of top colleges in India on the basis of different parameters every year. Ranking agencies like NIRF, Business Today, and Times B School also release rankings in state-wise and city-wise categories.

The overall ranking lists released for the top engineering colleges in India are based on various parameters. These are based on criteria like Faculty Quality, Placement Results, Perception of the University, etc. Given below are lists of top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand rank wise.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: NIRF Ranking

Listed below are some of these colleges as ranked by NIRF in 2020.

College Name

NIRF Ranking 2020

NIRF Ranking 2019

Change

Average Annual BTech Fees

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee

6

6

0

INR 2,22,000

Graphic Era University, Dehradun

89

104

+15

INR 2,31,500

DIT University

129

NP

-

INR 2,00,000

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun

167

145

-22

INR 3,21,500

NIRF has ranked IIT Roorkee as the best engineering college in Uttarakhand.

  • IIT Roorkee’s position has remained unchanged compared to the 2019 rankings.
  • Graphic Era Dehradun and UPES Dehradun have been given definite ranks this year as NIRF has released list of top 200 engineering colleges in India in 2020.
  • GB Pant University has been replaced by DIT University this year.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: Times Engineering Ranking 

Times Engineering, a private ranking list released by the Times Media Group, scales institutes based on their own parameters. The table below represents the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand as listed by Times Engineering.

College Name

Times Engineering All India Rank 2019

Times Engineering All India Rank 2018

Change

Average Annual BTech Fee

DIT University, Dehradun

37

50

+13

INR 2,00,000

Tula’s Institute, Dehradun

43

51

+8

INR 1,07,500

Quantum School of Technology, Roorkee

73

NP

-

INR 1,10,000

Shivalik College of Engineering, Dehradun

140

NP

-

INR 4,05,000

Times Engineering Survey 2019 has ranked DIT University, Dehradun as the best engineering college in Uttarakhand.

  • The institute has shown an improvement of 13 ranks this year, it was ranked 50 among the top engineering colleges in India in 2018.
  • Quantum Roorkee and Shivalik College of Engineering were not included in the list released in 2018. They are ranked 73 and 140 respectively this year.

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

Higher education is an expensive affair and is nothing less than an investment in your future. So, whichever course you pursue, considering the best college according to ROI can be a turning point in your decision making process. Following is a list of the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand, ranked according to the ROI they offer.

College Name

Average Annual Fees

Average Placement Package

ROI Rank*

GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology

INR 65,000

INR 2,50,000

1

IIT Roorkee

INR 2,22,000

INR 8,00,000

2

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya

INR 83,500

INR 3,00,000

3

Tula’s Institute

INR 1,07,500

INR 3,24,000

4

DIT University

INR 2,00,000

INR 4,50,000

5

Graphic Era University

INR 2,31,500

INR 4,00,000

6

UPES Dehradun

INR 3,21,500

INR 5,00,000

7

Shivalik College of Engineering, Dehradun

INR 4,05,000

INR 3,50,000

8

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

GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar ranks as the best engineering college in Uttarakhand ROI wise.

  • The institute has an ROI of 384.61% as it charges very nominal fees for its BTech courses.
  • IIT Roorkee ranks as 2nd among the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand ROI wise. It is followed by Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar and Tula’s Institute, Dehradun.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: Admission Process

There are 59 private and 13 government engineering colleges in Uttarakhand. These colleges offer both degree and diploma courses. The graph below shows their ratio.

Number of Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand

Source: Official Survey

Admissions in the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand are mainly done through entrance exams like JEE Main, GATE, UKSEE, BITSAT, JEE Advanced and also on the basis of merit in some of the best colleges.

Described below are some of these colleges including the best colleges of UTU. 27 engineering colleges in Uttarakhand are affiliated to UTU (Uttarakhand Technical University).

IIT Roorkee

IIT Roorkee ranks as the 3rd best IIT in the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2019.

  • The Institute offers postgraduate degrees in 55 disciplines and undergraduate degrees in 10 disciplines.
  • The institute’s offerings also include doctoral programs in science, management, engineering, and architecture streams.
  • The college admits over a 1000 students for its UG and PG programs and around 1500 scholars for its Ph.D. programs.
  • Admission into IIT Roorkee is done through IIT-JEE (Main and Advanced) for BTech and for the MTech courses, the institute considers only the valid GATE score.

The following chart shows the JEE Advanced 2019 Cutoff of IIT Roorkee for various different courses after the final round. This list refers only to the general category students.

IIT ROORKEE JEE ADVANCED CUTOFF 2019

Source: Official Website

The college’s highest engineering placement package is INR 17.85 LPA (Domestic) and INR 57 LPA (International). 3 students from IIT Roorkee recently fetched placement packages of INR 1.4 crore with Microsoft.

Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT), Pantnagar

GBPUAT Pantnagar has been at the pinnacle of agriculture and engineering education in Uttarakhand for over 60 years. Ever since its inception in 1960, the institute offers courses approved by UGC and AICTE.

  • The admission to the institute is based on the scores of competitive exams like GATE, JEE Main and other state level exams.
  • The state residents have seat reservations for them in the higher education courses offered here.
  • The university offers BTech, MTech and PhD courses. Admissions for lateral entries are also conducted by the university.
  • GBPUAT’s College of Technology is considered the no. 1 government engineering college in Uttarakhand.

The following chart shows the placement percentage at College of Technology, GB Pant University, Pantnagar for the 2019 passing batch.

GB Pant College of Technology Pantnagar Engineering Placements

Source: Official Institute Website

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: Entrance Exam Wise

Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand select candidates for their undergraduate and graduate courses based on the common engineering entrance exams, both national and state level. The most popular entrance exams are JEE Main, GATE and UKSEE. Categorized below are the engineering colleges in Dehradun and other cities of Uttarakhand entrance exam wise.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand Accepting JEE Main

JEE Main is the top-most engineering entrance exam for admissions in the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand. Some of these colleges are listed below.

  • GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar
  • NIT Uttarakhand, Srinagar Garhwal
  • College of Engineering, Roorkee (COER)

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand Accepting GATE

GATE is the main entrance exam for admissions in MTech courses in the top MTech colleges in India. Even IITs give admissions only on the basis of GATE. Some of the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand accepting GATE are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee
  • GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Uttarakhand
  • DIT University, Dehradun
  • College of Engineering, Roorkee (COER)

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Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: Placement Wise

The engineering colleges in Uttarakhand offer courses that create valuable professional capabilities in freshers. A college's placement opportunities matter as much as any other factor, and thus, it is essential that you consider all these options well. The graph below shows the top placement colleges in Uttarakhand.

CTCs offered in Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand

Source: Official Institute Websites

Computer Science registers the highest engineering placement in most of the engineering colleges in India. Check these colleges in Uttarakhand specialization wise.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand for Computer Science

The state of Uttarakhand has a number of really good colleges that promise the best of education and career opportunities in the field of Computer Science. 

  • Over 56 colleges offer the Computer Science course.
  • The average salary for Computer Science graduates ranges from INR 4-7 lakh per annum.

Given below are some of the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand for Computer Science.

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee)
  • Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT)
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT Uttarakhand), Srinagar Garhwal

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand for Civil Engineering

There are ample opportunities available for those wishing to pursue an education in the arena of Civil Engineering. 

  • The country is short of more than 4 million civil engineers to meet the demands of the market.
  • The average salary for Civil Engineers in India is INR 4-6 lakh.

Some of the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand for Civil Engineering are:

  • Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT), Pantnagar
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee)

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Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: FAQs

Ques.  Which college is best for Engineering in Uttrakhand?

Ans. The best Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand are: 

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee)
  • DIT University, Dehradun
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Uttarakhand
  • UPES
  • Graphic Era

Ques. How many engineering colleges are there in Uttarakhand?

Ans. There are a total of 72 Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand, with 13 public and 59 private engineering colleges.

Ques. What is the average cost of engineering colleges in Uttarakhand?

Ans. The average cost of an engineering course in Uttarakhand is INR 2 lakh.

Ques. Are there any entrance exams for engineering admissions?

Ans. Engineering colleges admit students through nationalized or public entrance exams. The most common of these are IIT-JEE and GATE.

Ques. Which college guarantees the highest pass out salary?

Ans. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee) promises the highest pass out salary, i.e., INR 15-20 lakh.

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