Which college is better for mechanical engineering, PES University or MSRIT?

1 Answer

Aniket Atul Mahulikar Nov 11, 2020

PES(People Education Society) and MSRIT(Ramaiah Institute of Technology ) are one of the oldest and reputed engineering colleges in India. According to NIRF Engineering ranking 2020, MSRIT stands at 59th position and PES university stands at 93rd position. Both colleges have good placement records and offer the best facilities to their students. The colleges offer various specialization in undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral courses.


  • For admission into regular courses at PES, students need to apply for the PESSAT/CET exam. The application fee is INR 1050 and students need to apply online in the university portal.

  • For admission into MSRIT, B.E. courses students need to fill the KCET/COMEDK entrance exam. The application fee(KCET ) is INR 500 and INR 750 for students studied outside Karnataka.

  • The total number of seats for Mechanical engineering at MSRIT is 180 and 240 at PES.

  • Eligibility for PES is 60% aggregate in 12th(science stream) and at MSRIT is 40% aggregate in 12th(science stream).

  • Cut off for Mechanical Engineering at the institutes are PES - 3327(General), MSRIT - 3211(General).


  • Both colleges have professors well versed in their area of specialization. Many of them are Ph.D. holders and graduated from IITs, NITs.

  • They not only help students in their academics but also guide them with placements.

Course Fees:

MSRIT maintains an affordable fee structure as compared to PES. But both colleges offer scholarships under various categories to help students.


PES(in ?)

MSRIT((in ?))

BTech(per year)

3.3 lakhs



PES University:

  • In the recent placement, PES made 851 offers.

  • The highest package offered was INR 48 LPA and the median salary was INR 6.8 LPA.

  • Top recruiting companies were Amazon, Flipkart, LinkedIn, JP Morgan.


  • In the recent placement drive, MSRIT maintained a decent 95% placement record. A total of 952 students were placed.

  • The highest package offered was INR 50 LPA and the average package was INR 7.8 LPA.

  • Top recruiting companies were Oracle, Google, Adobe, Microsoft.

Both colleges are a good option for students choosing mechanical as their career option. Research faculties help students in the field of research and development. It solely depends on the student to choose the college of his/her choice depending on the preferences.