BE Course Details

Degree Bachelors
Full Form Bachelor of Engineering
Duration Course Duration of Bachelor of Engineering [BE] is 4 Years.
Age 17-21 years of age
Minimum Percentage 60% in 10+2 from a recognized Board of Education
Subjects Required Physics, Chemistry, Maths with Biology / Computer Science / Electronics
Average Fees Incurred INR 25,000 - 2 Lakh per annum
Similar Options of Study B.Tech
Average Salary Offered INR 6.17 lakh per annum
Employment Roles Design Engineer, Quality Control Engineer, Development Engineer, Computer Architect, Hardware & Network Administrator, Computer Operator, Professor, Technical Engineer, Computer Hardware Engineer etc
Placement Opportunities Infosys Limited, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, HCL Technologies Ltd., Accenture are the top recruiters

About Bachelor of Engineering [BE]:

  • It's a four-year course which generally segregates into different branches like Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Computer Science, and others.

  • Below mentioned are the universities offer the courses:

  • The BE course duration is four years and below mentioned are the branches which come under the umbrella of the Bachelor of Engineering [BE] course:-

    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering 

    • Computer Science Engineering

    • Mechanical Engineering

    • Civil Engineering

    • Electronics and Communication Engineering

    • Informational Technology etc.

  • The B.E Syllabus for 4 years consists of first-year courses in this degree program are usually more or less the same as those learned by all stream of engineering students and then 3 years of subject specific to specialization.

  • The eligibility criteria for the course is that the candidate applying should have completed 10+2 in the field of Science with at least 75% in the best five subjects.
  • Working with some of the brightest and sophisticated individuals in organizations like Accenture, Mahindra Automobiles, Tata Motors, and others in the designation as Software Engineer, Graduate Engineer are some of the BE job opportunities

What is Bachelor of Engineering [BE]?


  • It's a four-year course which basically deals with the fundamentals related to different branches of engineering like Electrical, Mechanical, Civil etc.

  • A Bachelor of Engineering degree will usually be undertaken in one field of engineering, which is sometimes noted in the degree postnominals, as in BE (CSE) or BE (ECE).
  • Subjects dealing with the analysis of the contemporary market like Electrical Drives (Electrical Aspirants), Thermodynamics (Mechanical Aspirants) and others, are being included in the syllabus for the Bachelor of Engineering course.

  • Dealing with some of the most advanced technologies related to Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Software, and Information technology will be some of the major roles and responsibilities of being a Bachelor of Engineering [BE].

  • Famous personalities like Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella has been skid marks to the field of engineering in national level representing India in the international technology arena.

  • Admission procedure for the same course is being conducted by CBSE in the name of Joint Entrance Exam Mains [JEE Main] and Joint Entrance Exam Advance [JEE Advanced] for the aspirants. Also, the admission procedure varies from college to college perspective.

  • Companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Uber, Infosys, and others are the major recruitment companies and career partners connected to the colleges which provide the courses of Bachelor of Engineering [B.E].

Why Choose Bachelor of Engineering [BE]?


  • Computer science and Mechanical engineering are some of the foremost applied Branches by most of the applicants across the nation due to its employment opportunity and scope for higher studies across the globe.

  • With the growth of the IT sector, the need for software and hardware engineers are on a surge, making this particular field of study a lucrative one from the aspects of career generation

  • Designations like Graduate Engineer, Software Engineer, Software Developer, and others are some of the highly acknowledged and respectable designations offered to the Bachelor of Engineering Graduate [BE].
  • the Major Benefits this course offers is:

    • Creative Freedom

    • Job Security

    • High Profitability

    • Effecting Big Change

  • Working with some of the leading Tech based company like General Electric, Bosch, Accenture, Audi, BMW, and others are some of the most aspired jobs for any applicant filling the form for Bachelor of Engineering [BE] course.

  • Internship opportunities while getting lessons from the faculties are the most contemporary way for the growth of an individual in terms of experience and also for knowing the Placement Opportunities in the future.

  • The aspirants can opt for higher studies in the same course by applying for the Master of Engineering or Technology [ME / M.Tech] while going through the exams conducted for the same. 

Top Colleges for Bachelor of Engineering [BE]:


Name of the College


IIT Delhi


IIT Bombay


IIT Kharagpur


IIT Kanpur


BITS, Pilani


College of Engineering, Guindy


NIT Karnataka


VIT University


College of Engineering, Pune


IIIT, Hyderabad

Eligibility Criteria for Bachelor of Engineering [BE]:


  • The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing a BE (Computer Engineering) degree is qualifying 10+2 or equivalent examination, with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with a reasonably high percentage of marks. 

  • Clearing the different national and state level entrance exams such as Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT), Vellore Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam [VITJEE] etc conducted by different universities and colleges across the country.

  • A Joint Entrance Exam Mains [JEE Main]  is conducted by Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the country. The entrance to the IITs can be secured only after clearing this JEE.

  • An examination is also conducted by the Associate Membership of the Institute of Engineers (AMIE), which enables working people in the private/public sector and diploma holders to acquire a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering through distance education.

  • The degree awarded is considered equivalent to a regular B.E. (Computer Engineering) degree.

Admission Procedure for Bachelor of Engineering [BE]:

Admission Procedure - Bachelor of Engineering

  • The aspirants have to go through the Nationwide entrance exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for the applicants applied for the Bachelor of Engineering [BE] course.

  • Mentioned below are the exams related to the admission for the Bachelor of Engineering[B.E] course:-

    • Joint Entrance Exam Mains [JEE Mains].

    • Joint Entrance Exam Advance [ JEE Advance].

  • Other independent Universities/colleges conduct their individual exams in accordance with their admission procedure.

  • Mentioned below are some of the entrance exams related to the Independent University exams:-

    • Birla Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam [BITJEE].

    • Vellore Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam [VITJEE].

    • SRM Joint Entrance Exam [SRMJEE]

    • Manipal Entrance Test [MET].

    • Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Exam [KIIT JEE]

  • Some states conduct their individual entrance exams in accordance with the admission in their Government College

  • Mentioned below are some of the entrance exam conducted by the State:-

    • Kerala Engineering Medical Agriculture Entrance Exam[KEAM].

    • West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam [WBJEE]

    • Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET]

    • Assam Common Entrance Examination [ACEE]

    • Gujarat Common Entrance Test

    • Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU) 

    • Jharkhand Engineering Entrance Competitive Examination (JEECE) 

    • Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations(JKCET)

Entrance Exams For Bachelor of Engineering [BE]

See Various Bachelor of Engineering [BE] Colleges in India

Fee Structure of Bachelor of Engineering [BE] in India

(In Lakhs)

Fee Structure by State for Bachelor of Engineering [BE]

All Over India

Public Colleges
₹ 9,600 (Minimum Fee) (Maximum Fee) ₹ 3.21 Lakh
₹ 1.14 Lakh (Average Fee)
Private Colleges
₹ 49,500 (Minimum Fee) (Maximum Fee) ₹ 12.80 Lakh
₹ 2.90 Lakh (Average Fee)


Private Colleges
₹ 49,500 ₹ 12.80 Lakh
₹ 3 Lakh

Madhya Pradesh

Private Colleges
₹ 1.95 Lakh ₹ 3.20 Lakh
₹ 2.40 Lakh


Private Colleges
₹ 3.27 Lakh ₹ 5.45 Lakh
₹ 4.62 Lakh

Tamil Nadu

Public Colleges
₹ 42,005 ₹ 3.09 Lakh
₹ 1.20 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 1.12 Lakh ₹ 7.60 Lakh
₹ 2.61 Lakh