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Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India

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Mechanical engineering drives the study of the behaviour of materials with mechanics principles to design, develop, manufacture machines or equipment and maintain mechanical systems. The duration of mechanical engineering for undergraduate courses is four years, while two years for postgraduate courses offered within the top mechanical engineering colleges in India. The mechanical engineering field covers the core theory of mechanics, materials science, thermodynamics, kinematics, etc. 

Additionally, this course accompanies students in acquiring skills of technical, problem solving, analytical, decision-making skills, etc., useful in technology fields. Students who have keen skills associated with math and science and technology specific to studying machines should pursue this stream without a doubt.

Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India by NIRF

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) uses standard methodology on a set of revised parameters and metrics for ranking and creating lists of the top institutions within India.

The rankings parameter and weightage comprises of:

  • Teaching, Learning & Resources - 30%
  • Research and Professional Practice - 30%
  • Graduation Outcome - 20%
  • Outreach and Inclusivity - 10%
  • Peer Perception - 10%

The following lists show the top mechanical engineering colleges in India, as per NIRF:

Ranking College Name NIRF Score
1 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras 89.93
2 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi 88.08
3 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay 85.08
4 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur 82.18
5 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur 80.56
6 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee 76.29
7 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati 74.90
8 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad 66.44
9 National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli 64.10
10 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore 62.88

Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India by The Week

In accordance to The Week ranking, enlisted below are the top mechanical engineering colleges in India:

Ranking College Name Composite Score
1 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi 792
2 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai  759
3 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai 723
4 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur 669
5 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee 619
6 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati 612
7 Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani 567
8 College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai 494
9 National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli 477
10 Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi 472

Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India by IndiaToday

The table below comprises the top mechanical engineering colleges in India by IndiaToday ranking system:

Ranking College Name B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Fee (in INR)
1 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi 8,43,000
2 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay 9,12,000
3 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur 3,94,000
4 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur 8,30,000
5 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee 8,52,000
6 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati 8,59,000
7 Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani 16,41,000
8 National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli 5,24,000
9 Delhi Technological University (DTU), New Delhi 6,12,000
10 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar 8,58,000

Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India Based on Zones

According to NIRF, The Week, IndiaToday, etc., discussed below are the top mechanical engineering colleges in India zone-wise:

Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in North India

The top mechanical engineering colleges in North India include:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee
  • Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi

Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in South India

Given below shows the top mechanical engineering colleges in South India:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in East India

The following contains the top mechanical engineering colleges in East India:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad

Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in West India

Listed below shows the top mechanical engineering colleges in West India:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  • College of Engineering (COEP), Pune
  • Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune

Fee Structure for Top  Mechanical EngineeringColleges in India

Fees structure varies for the different colleges and is calculated based on program modes, placement reputation, infrastructure, facilities, etc. However, on average, the fee starts from INR 50,000 to INR 8,00,000 for mechanical engineering in India.

The government and non-government colleges for mechanical engineering with their fees in India include:

Public B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India with Fees 

Various government mechanical engineering colleges with their undergraduate fees are cited below:

Public College Name B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Fee (in INR)
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras 2,84,000
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi 8,43,000
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay 9,12,000
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur 3,94,000

Private B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India with Fees 

The following table shows the private mechanical engineering colleges with their undergraduate fees:

Private College Name B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Fee (in INR)
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar 11,37,000
Amity University, Noida 10,75,000
Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani 16,41,000
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS), Chennai 8,32,000

Public M.Tech Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India with Fees 

Highlighted below include the various government mechanical engineering colleges with their postgraduate fees:

Public College Name M.Tech Mechanical Engineering Fee (in INR)
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras 4,18,000
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi 2,27,000
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay 53,400
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur 4,43,000

Private M.Tech Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India with Fees 

The table below are the private mechanical engineering colleges with their postgraduate fees in India.

Private College Name M.Tech Mechanical Engineering Fee (in INR)
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar 5,51,000
RV College of Engineering, Bangalore 75,400
Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani 8,43,000
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS), Chennai 2,38,000

Entrance Exams Accepted by Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India

The diverse entrance exams conducted by many colleges for mechanical engineering encompass:

  • JEE Main
  • BCECE
  • GATE
  • JoSAA
  • AP EAMCET
  • JEE Advanced
  • TS EAMCET
  • CUCET
  • MHT CET
  • OJEE
  • BITSAT
  • JEECUP
  • CGPET
  • JUST
  • KEAM
  • SET Exam
  • TNEA
  • TS Polycet

Admissions and Eligibility Criteria for Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India

Mechanical engineering colleges mandate a candidate to satisfy all the eligibility criteria. Admission is permitted through entrance tests, direct admissions or merit-based system, category and management quota for seat reservation set by the respective institutions.

Below mentioned are the eligibility criteria and admissions procedure of mechanical engineering colleges:

Eligibility Criteria for Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India

Many universities/colleges essential eligibility criteria differ. However, the general eligibility criteria for mechanical engineering programmes across India requires:

  • UG level: Candidates should clear 12th (10+2) with 55%-60% minimum marks with mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology/biotechnology as optional from an accredited board of education.
  • PG level: Aspirants must acquire B.Tech in mechanical engineering with a 50% score from any recognised college or university.
  • A candidate with a diploma in the related field from a reputed institution can register for lateral entry admissions.

Admissions for Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India

Most institute's admissions count on either entrance exams or direct admission. The admissions protocol for mechanical engineering are made on a method of:

Entrance-based: Candidates are offered admission based on entrance examinations administered at the national/state/university level. Example: Exams like GATE, JEE Main, JEE Advanced, UPSEE, etc. It will be followed by counselling rounds by respective conducting officials to allocate final seats.

Direct admission: The direct selection is made by screening the candidate's percentage/scores obtained in the qualifying examination. Certain colleges offer seats on account of management quota.

Cut Offs for Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India

The cut-off is decided on seat availability per college, exam paper difficulty level, category, etc. Cut-offs are released by the authority after the declaration of the results for the different courses separately. Candidates must clear the qualifying cut-offs to score to go forward with counselling rounds for admissions.

Posted below are the cut-offs of various entrance examinations regulated for mechanical engineering programmes across India:

JEE Main Cut Off

Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) is a national entrance examination conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for several engineering programmes into the top CFTIs.

The latest  JEE Main Cut Off on category type is tabulated below:

Category Overall Cut Off
Common Rank List 90-95
General 75-80
Economically Weaker Sections 70-75
OBC
SC 50-55
ST 45-50
PH 30-35

GATE Cut Off

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national entrance examination organised by IIT Kharagpur for M.E./ M.Tech/PhD and PSU Recruitment on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

Get a rough insight of previous GATE Cut-Off for Mechanical Engineering category-wise:

Category Overall Cut Off
SC/ST/PWD 22.7
OBC 30.7
General 34.1

Scope of Mechanical Engineering in India

Mechanical engineering is primitive and wide among engineering fields with several jobs and career chances. Atleast, every area of industry demands mechanical engineer’s assistance related to machine production and setting up. Industrial growth will expand even more drastically in the coming years, and mechanical engineering will be amongst the ideal careers. It is even broader using the latest computer technology in running simulations, testing, developing and running analysis on a machine that brings better living standards. Interestingly, with experience specific to the field and skills suitable, there is good remuneration for mechanical engineering graduates. Candidates can also attempt higher levels of studies in PhD, MBA, M.Phil, and others.

One can also go for the below-mentioned options right after studies:

Areas of Employment

  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Innovation and Design
  • Power Sector
  • Biotechnology
  • Technical Sales
  • Maintenance
  • Aerospace Industry
  • Consumer Goods Industry
  • Control Systems
  • Robotics
  • Academic Institutions
  • Information Technology

Job Profiles

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Application Engineer
  • Installation Engineer
  • Research and Development (R&D) Engineers
  • Machine Analyst
  • Administrators
  • Researcher
  • Technician
  • Product Marketing Specialist
  • Consultant, etc

Mechanical Engineering Placements in India

Along with India, there are multiple placement opportunities offered by different institutions for mechanical engineering graduates in foreign countries. Students should grab this excellent placement opportunity by passing from the top Indian institutes as a backup while approaching their dream career or position in preferred locations.

From the below table, interested candidates can look for popular mechanical engineering recruiters:

Top Mechanical Engineering Recruiters

As maintained under the college’s official websites, cited below are the renowned mechanical engineering recruiters from the top institutes across India:

College Name Top Recruiters
Delhi Technological University (DTU), New Delhi India Mart, Relaxo, People Strong, S&P Global, Hyundai, Byju's, DB Schenker, HCL, BHEL, Infibeam, Samsung Research, McKinsey, Deloitte, Edcil, Jaro Education, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, etc.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar Airvana, Co-cubes, Cognizant, IBM, Trident Group, Samsung India, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.(IOCL), Flipkart, Hindalco, Semtech, Capgemini, HCL, TATA Motors, Samsung, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Digital Management Inc.(DMI), etc.
PSG College of Technology (PSGCT), Coimbatore Google, Rane Group, Renault Nissan, Robert Bosch, Oxylane, Oracle India Pvt. Ltd., Vedanta Resources Plc., Deloitte Consulting India Pvt. Ltd., D.E.Shaw India Software Pvt. Ltd., Tommy Hilfiger, Mckinsey & Company, Maruti Suzuki Ltd., Cognizant, Bravo Lucy Technologies, etc.
K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering (KJSCE), Vidyavihar, Mumbai Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Capgemini, CISCO, EY, Microsoft, Blue Star, Infosys, Godrej, Tata Mahindra, Suzuki, BASF, Toyo, Accenture, L & T, Oracle, IBM, etc.
Bharati Vidyapeeth University College of Engineering (BVUCOE), Pune Bosch, Byjus, Torrent, Cognizant, Ascendia, Fiserv, Mphasis, Pernod Richard, Capgemini, Escan, Hexaware, Trident, Accelon, Fujitec, Yardi, Silver Peak, Tata Elxi, Zensar, Zensar, Majesco, Grey Orange, Systango, Crescendo, FIS, etc.

Average Salary Offered in Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India

According to the Glassdoor report, the average monthly salary for a mechanical engineer is INR 20,000 in India.

As per the college’s official websites, tabulated are the average salary offered in top mechanical engineering colleges in India:

College Name Average Annual Salary
Delhi Technological University (DTU), New Delhi 36 LPA
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar 15.8 LPA
PSG College of Technology (PSGCT), Coimbatore 4.3 LPA
K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering (KJSCE), Vidyavihar, Mumbai 5.55 LPA
Bharati Vidyapeeth University College of Engineering (BVUCOE), Pune 18.5 LPA

FAQs

Q.Does institutions provide part-time B.Tech Mechanical Engineering courses?

A.It depends on the institutes. But, the B.Tech mechanical engineering courses are encouraged on a full-time basis only.

Q.List the best course in Mechanical Engineering?

A.After a degree in mechanical engineering, you can choose the advanced courses listed below or apply for jobs:

  • Robotics course
  • M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Tool design
  • Mechatronics
  • Master in Business Administration
  • Nanotechnology
  • Supply Chain Management, and many more.
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