B.E / B.Tech Colleges in West Bengal

West Bengal is the largest economy, 6th in India, with a capability of exporting to top 10 destinations in the globe like China, Singapore, USA, UAE, Japan, Italy, Malaysia, Germany, UK, and South Korea.  From the Eastern India, West Bengal being the largest producer of engineering goods, plays a key role in the export basket of Engineering goods.  

To name a few advantages of West Bengal in the field of Engineering are:

  1. Availability of skilled manpower
  2. Strategic geographical location in India
  3. Excellent connectivity through road, rail, airports, and sea ports
  4. 24x7 availability of quality power and water
  5. Availability of established Projects of Iron and Steel Plants
  6. Well established local market chain/connectivity for exports
  7. Availability of Growth Centres and Industrial Parks

To meet the current and future demand of skilled personnel in the Engineering field, many Engineering Colleges/Universities have come up in West Bengal and as such the importance of Top Engineering Colleges/Universities has emerged for the eligible students to decide on the best college for pursuing bachelor’s degree in Engineering in West Bengal.

This article is intended to keep well-informed of the information with respect to top Engineering Colleges/Universities in West Bengal to enable the prospective candidates to decide without ambiguity.

Rankings of Engineering Colleges/Universities is crucial for the aspirants to understand which College is doing the best in terms of imparting education and suitable training in all respects.  So, these rankings help students to take a lead to find top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal State. There are several Agencies that award rankings to Top Engineering Colleges in India every year.

NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework), a popular Agency approved by the MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development) to rank institutions of higher education in India based on 5 (five) Parameters – Teaching, Learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity and perception.  Hence, rankings awarded by NIRF assumes importance to know the top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal to make a choice. The following table provides the same.

TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES IN WEST BENGAL - NIRF RANK BAND 1-200

Sl.No.

Name of the College/University

City

NIRF'21 Rank Band 1-200

01

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Kharagpur

05

02

Jadavpur University

Kolkata

17

03

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology

Shibpur

27

04

National Institute of Technology

Durgapur

29

05

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology

Nadia

158

06

Institute of Engineering and Management

Kolkata

169

TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES IN WEST BENGAL - NIRF RANK BAND 201-250

Sl. No.

Name of the College/University

City

01

Guru Nanak Institute of Technology

North 24 Parganas

02

Haldia Institute of Technology

Haldia

03

Heritage Institute of Technology

Kolkata

04

JIS College of Engineering

Kalyani

05

Narula Institute of Technology

Kolkata

TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN WEST BENGAL - TIMES SURVEY 2021

Times Engineering Survey 2021, an Optimal Media Solutions partnered with Avance India had conducted Engineering Colleges 2021 Survey and determined top Engineering Colleges in India, based on the following Parameters/Modules:

Module 1   :  Desk Research      Module 2   :  Perceptional Survey      Module 3   :  Factual Survey      Module 4   :  Analysis

Following table, provides the rankings of top Engineering colleges / Universities in West Bengal State based on All India Times Engineering Survey 2021.

TOP ENGINEEERING COLLEGES IN KOLKATA Based on NIRF and Times Survey 2021

TOP GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN KOLKATA

  • Indian Maritime University
  • Jadavpur University
  • Aliah University
  • Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology
  • RCC Institute of Information Technology
  • Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology
  • Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology
  • West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences
  • Indian Statistical Institute
  • University College of Science and Technology (University of Kolkata) 

TOP ENGINEERING PRIVATE COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES IN KOLKATA

  • Heritage Institute of Technology
  • Techno India University
  • Techno Main Salt Lake
  • Institute of Engineering and Management
  • Adamas University
  • Narula Institute of Technology
  • JIS University
  • Bengal Institute of Technology
  • Budge Budge Institute of Technology
  • Brain ware University
  • Government Institute of Technology
  • University of Engineering and Management
  • BP Poddar Institute of Management and Technology
  • Mary’s Technical Campus
  • Camellia School of Engineering and Technology
  • Sudhir Chandra Sur Degree Engineering College
  • Thomas College of Engineering and Technology
  • Pearl Academy
  • Future Institute of Engineering and Management
  • Birla Institute of Technology
  • Camellia Institute of Technology
  • Calcutta Institute of Engineering, Technology and Management
  • Future Institute of Technology
  • Sister Nivedita University
  • Sree Ramakrishna Institute of Science and Technology

Eligibility Criteria and process for admission in top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

Eligibility for Admission to 4 year Professional degree “Bachelor of Technology” (B.Tech) in top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal state is

  • Citizen of India
  • Domicile Rule applicable (minimum 10 years stay) in WB for Government Colleges. No such domicile rule for Private Engineering Colleges.
  • A minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in 10+2 with main subjects as Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Relaxation allowed as per Government regulations for reserved categories. 
  • Candidates seeking admission fulfilling the above criteria also required to qualify in the following Common Entrance Tests:
  1. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination or the (WBJEE)

WBJEE is a state-government controlled centralised test, conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board for admission to many Top private and governmental engineering colleges in West Bengal. Scores obtained in this Entrance Examination shall be considered for admission to B.Tech degree course by all Engineering Colleges/Universities in West Bengal.

  1. JEE Main & JEE Advanced

IIT JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is a National level Engineering entrance exam consisting of two stages – JEE Mains and JEE advanced . JEE Main is a screening exam to select the candidates who will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced, which will serve as final exam to select candidates for admission into prestigious IITs.

While JEE Main is conducted for providing admission into BE or B. Tech courses in various NITs & other Institutions all over the country including few West Bengal top Engineering Colleges/Universities, JEE Advanced is the criteria to get admission in the well-known Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

TOP TRENDING SPECIALIZATIONS/BRANCHES IN B. TECH OFFERED BY TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES IN WEST BENGAL

  • Computer Science Engineering.
  • Electrical Engineering.
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • Information Technology.
  • Instrumentation Technology.
  • Electronics Engineering.

TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES IN WEST BENGAL -SPECIALIZATIONS OFFERED IN B. TECH 4 YEAR PROFESSIONAL DEGREE

  1. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur:
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Agricultural and Food Engineering
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
  • Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  1. Jadavpur University, Kokata:
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering
  • Power Engineering
  • Printing Technology Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering
  1. Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Sibpur:
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electronics and Communications Engineering (Avionics)
  1. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur:
  • Aerospace and Applied Mechanics
  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgy and Materials Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics and Telecommunications
  1. Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Nadia
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information Technology
  1. Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata:
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science & Business Systems (CSBS)
  • Computer Science Engineering (AI & ML)
  • Computer Science Engineering (IoT) 

      7. Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, North 24 Parganas:

  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Food Technology (FT)
  • Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (AEIE)
  1. Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia:
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Instrumentation & Control Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Cyber Security Data Sciences
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  1. Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata:
  • Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering (AEIE)
  • Biotechnology (BT)
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Computer Science and Technology (CSE)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • CSE (Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (CSE-AI&ML)
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Computer Science and Business Systems (CSBS)
  • CSE (Data Science) (CSE-D.Sc)
  1. JIS College of Engineering, Kalnani:
  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  1. Narula Institute of Technology, Kolkata:  
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Computer Applications.

TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES IN WEST BENGAL, FEES STRUCTURE AND RETURN ON INVESTMENT (ROI)

Return on Investment (ROI) is a popular profitability metric used to evaluate how well an investment has performed.  In the undermentioned table, we have also added another column to show “returns” through average annual pay package a student/aspirant is expected to get through placements (campus) from top IT and other Multinational companies in India, against the fees he/she payable to the top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal.  The following table depicts with respect to top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal.

Sl.No.

Name of the College/University

Govt/ Private

Course Fee (Rs) for 4 years

ROI (Rs) Average CTC

01

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Government

9.28 L

11.23 L

02

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Govt Aided

9,600.00

10.20 L

03

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

Government

40,000 - 5.54 L

51.75 to 3.0 L

04

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

Government

6.0 L

66.0 to 3.0 L

05

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Nadia

Government

1.92 L

3.0 L

06

Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata

Private

5.81 L

5.0-6.0 L

07

Guru Nanak Institute Technology, North 24 Parganas

Private

2.8 L

8.0 L

08

Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia

Private

3.5 L

4.0 L

09

Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata

Private

2.06 L

3.75 L

10

JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani

Private

4.08 L

3.0 L

11

Narula Institute of Technology, Kolkata

Private

5.02 L

3.0 to 66.0L

Cut off Percentile of top Engineering Colleges/Universities, West Bengal

Every Engineering College prepares its admission cut off after taking in to account various factors. Students who reach this cut off percentile automatically gets higher chance of admission in that college. To access cut off percentile of the Top Engineering colleges in West Bengal, please open the following link.

List of few major Companies who visit top Engineering Colleges/Universities in West Bengal State for campus selections:

Some of major companies that visit Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

Cognizant

Genpact

IBM

TRIANZ

Cloud Kaptan

Wipro

TCS

Godrej

L&T

Extra Marks

ADP Pvt Ltd

CMC Ltd

Cummins India Ltd

L&T Infortech

GL Technologies

IRIS India

Persistent System Ltd

Tech Mahindra

Mindtree

Nature Technologies

ITC Infotech

Zensar

Hitachi Consulting

IGATE

VVDN Technlogies

Shyam Steel

IBS

TCG Digital

Polycab

Jayashree Polymers

Epam

Scope T&M

Optimus

 

 

There are many other companies, which are not listed here also visit various top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal for campus interviews and recruit B.Tech Students.

 To Sum up:

  • Bachelor of Technology an undergraduate 4-year Professional course assumed popularity amongst many students who passed 10+2 with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as main subjects. There are nearly 120 Engineering colleges in West Bengal that offer B.Tech courses. Out of these, nearly 75% are private, over 20% are government and rest are public-private Engineering colleges, including the above top Engineering Colleges/Universities (2020 statistics).
  • Majority of top Private Engineering Colleges in West Bengal offering various specializations are affiliated to West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT) and many others are top Private Deemed Universities.
  • Admission to the top engineering colleges in West Bengal is processed based on the Common Entrance Tests viz., West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) Few colleges also accept scores obtained in JEE Mains, JEE Advanced etc.
  • Students aspiring to pursue B.Tech course have a wide choice of specializations offered by all top Engineering Colleges/Universities in West Bengal.
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Estd:2013

Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kalyani

Kolkata, West Bengal
Type: Autonomous
Facilities
Estd:1951

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur

West Medinipur, West Bengal
NIRF RANKING
#5
Type: Autonomous
Facilities
Estd:2014

Adamas University

North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
Type: Private University
Facilities
Estd:2015

Amity University, Kolkata

North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
4.5
4 Reviews
Type: Private University
Facilities
Estd:2016

Brainware University

Kolkata, West Bengal
4.3
2 Reviews
Type: Private University
Facilities
Estd:2014

JIS University

Kolkata, West Bengal
4.5
1 Reviews
Type: Private University
Facilities
Estd:2014

Seacom Skills University (SSU)

Kolkata, West Bengal
Type: Private University
Facilities
Estd:2017

Sister Nivedita University (SNU)

Kolkata, West Bengal
Type: Private University
Facilities
Estd:2019

Swami Vivekananda University (SVU)

Kolkata, West Bengal
Type: Private University
Facilities
Estd:2012

Techno India University

Kolkata, West Bengal
3.3
2 Reviews
Type: Private University
Facilities
Estd:2015

The Neotia University

Kolkata, West Bengal
Type: Private University
Facilities
Estd:2014

University of Engineering & Management (UEM)

Kolkata, West Bengal
4.5
2 Reviews
Type: Private University
Facilities
Estd:2008

Abacus Institute of Engineering & Management

Hooghly, West Bengal
Type: Private
Facilities
Estd:2003

Academy of Technology

Hooghly, West Bengal
5
1 Reviews
Type: Private
Facilities
Estd:1985

Adamas Institute of Technology

North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
Type: Private
Facilities
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