Top Engineering Colleges in India – Rank wise, NIRF Ranking 2023

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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Top Engineering Colleges in India: The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (MHRD), announced the NIRF 2023 ranking on 5 June 2023. In addition, the top engineering colleges in India, NIRF rankings 2023 have been released, and various other categories like Pharmacy, Engineering, Universities, Medical, Management, Architecture, Colleges, and Law are also released by NIRF.

The students preparing for IIT JEE, GATE, CAT, JAM, and other engineering colleges in India always question the top engineering colleges in India and NIRF rankings for the same. The NIRF rankings for top engineering colleges in India 2023 were approved by the MHRD and launched by the Minister of Human Resource Development on September 29th, 2015. Till then, NIRF has ranked all the top engineering colleges according to their rank. The below article analyzed the list of top engineering colleges in India.

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Top Engineering Colleges in India- NIRF Ranking Parameters and Weights

The parameters and Weightages for top engineering colleges in India are described below. In addition for the NIRF ranking 2023, the Engineering Colleges in India are ranked based on Teaching, Learning & Resources, Research, Professional Practice, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach, Perception, and Inclusivity, etc. Here are the weightage of these parameters are described below.







Teaching, Learning & Resources




Research and Professional Practice




Graduation Outcomes




Outreach and Inclusivity







Top Engineering Colleges in India 2023: NIRF Ranking Methodology

This framework traces a process to rank organizations across the country. The process sketches the general suggestions and comprehensive knowledge of a Committee set up by MHRD to determine the comprehensive parameters for ranking various universities and institutions, including rankings of top engineering colleges in India in 2023. The parameters are as follows: 

  • The parameters broadly cover Graduation Outcomes, Research and Professional Practices, Teaching, Learning and Resources, Outreach and Inclusivity, and Perception.
  • The procedure is founded on designing a set of metrics for ranking academic institutions established on the parameters decided upon by the committee.

Top 100 Engineering Colleges in India- NIRF India Rankings 2023

The NIRF India rankings for top engineering colleges in India 2023 are described below. The top 100 engineering colleges in India in the year 2023 are as follows. NIRF India rankings 2023 have ranked the list of top engineering colleges in India for this year 2023 based on the above-mentioned parameters. In the below table, we have ranked all the top 100 engineering colleges in India and told the score they have obtained in NIRF rankings.

Institute Name City State Score Rank
Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai Tamil Nadu 89.79 1
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi New Delhi Delhi 87.09 2
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai Maharashtra 80.74 3
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur Uttar Pradesh 80.65 4
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee Uttarakhand 75.64 5
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur West Bengal 73.76 6
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Guwahati Assam 70.32 7
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana 70.28 8
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu 69.71 9
Jadavpur University Kolkata West Bengal 67.04 10
Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore Tamil Nadu 66.59 11
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal Surathkal Karnataka 65.26 12
Anna University Chennai Tamil Nadu 65.06 13
Indian Institute of Technology Indore Indore Madhya Pradesh 63.93 14
Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 63.74 15
National Institute of Technology Rourkela Rourkela Odisha 62.79 16
Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad Jharkhand 62.37 17
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Gandhinagar Gujarat 61.66 18
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 61.54 19
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed-to-be-university) Patiala Punjab 61.24 20
National Institute of Technology Warangal Warangal Telangana 61.13 21
Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Rupnagar Punjab 60.51 22
National Institute of Technology Calicut Kozhikode Kerala 60.28 23
Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai Maharashtra 59.70 24
Birla Institute of Technology & Science -Pilani Pilani Rajasthan 59.52 25
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi New Delhi Delhi 59.30 26
Siksha `O` Anusandhan Bhubaneswar Odisha 58.92 27
S.R.M. Institute of Science and Technology Chennai Tamil Nadu 58.56 28
Delhi Technological University New Delhi Delhi 58.34 29
Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur Jodhpur Rajasthan 58.03 30
Amity University Gautam Budh Nagar Uttar Pradesh 57.30 31
Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh Uttar Pradesh 57.26 32
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi Mandi Himachal Pradesh 56.49 33
Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy Thanjavur Tamil Nadu 56.21 34
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur Howrah West Bengal 56.12 35
Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education Srivilliputtur Tamil Nadu 55.69 36
Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur Rajasthan 55.60 37
Chandigarh University Mohali Punjab 55.20 38
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneswar Odisha 55.14 39
National Institute of Technology Silchar Silchar Assam 55.07 40
Indian Institute of Technology Patna Patna Bihar 55.03 41
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur Nagpur Maharashtra 55.03 41
National Institute of Technology Durgapur Durgapur West Bengal 53.91 43
Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University (K L College of Engineering) Vaddeswaram Andhra Pradesh 53.69 44
Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering Kalavakkam Tamil Nadu 52.88 45
Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar Jalandhar Punjab 52.85 46
Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar Odisha 52.42 47
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram Kerala 52.04 48
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh 51.89 49
Lovely Professional University Phagwara Punjab 51.47 50
National Institute of Technology Delhi Delhi Delhi 51.41 51
Visvesvaraya Technological University Belgaum Karnataka 51.38 52
Birla Institute of Technology Ranchi Jharkhand 50.68 53
UPES Dehradun Uttarakhand 50.63 54
International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana 50.33 55
National Institute of Technology Patna Patna Bihar 50.16 56
Defence Institute of Advanced Technology Pune Maharashtra 50.14 57
National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra Kurukshetra Haryana 49.89 58
Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati Yerpedu Andhra Pradesh 49.80 59
Netaji Subhas University of Technology (NSUT) South West Delhi 49.68 60
Manipal Institute of Technology Manipal Karnataka 49.62 61
Graphic Era University Dehradun Uttarakhand 49.59 62
PSG College of Technology Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 49.43 63
Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences Chennai Tamil Nadu 49.30 64
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat Gujarat 49.00 65
Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology Chennai Tamil Nadu 48.87 66
Indian Institute of Technology Jammu Jammu Jammu and Kashmir 48.15 67
Banasthali Vidyapith Banasthali Rajasthan 47.93 68
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad Palakkad Kerala 47.86 69
National Institute of Technology, Raipur Raipur Chhattisgarh 47.69 70
University of Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana 47.51 71
National Institute of Technology Meghalaya Shillong Meghalaya 47.27 72
College of Engineering, Pune Pune Maharashtra 46.89 73
International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka 46.58 74
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi New Delhi Delhi 46.57 75
Manipal University Jaipur Jaipur Rajasthan 46.39 76
Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 46.03 77
M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology Bengaluru Karnataka 45.99 78
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Amethi Uttar Pradesh 45.97 79
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal Madhya Pradesh 45.90 80
Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai Raipur Chhattisgarh 45.86 81
National Institute of Technology Srinagar Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir 45.70 82
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad Telangana 44.75 83
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University New Delhi Delhi 44.31 84
Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology, and Research Guntur Andhra Pradesh 43.74 85
Rajalakshmi Engineering College Chennai Tamil Nadu 43.46 86
Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology Chennai Tamil Nadu 43.43 87
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior Madhya Pradesh 43.41 88
Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad Prayagraj (Allahabad) Uttar Pradesh 43.29 89
National Institute of Technology Goa Ponda Goa 43.28 90
National Institute of Technology Agartala Agartala Tripura 43.24 91
Chitkara University Rajpura Punjab 42.48 92
Indian Institute Of Technology Dharwad Dharwad Karnataka 42.36 93
AU College of Engineering (A) Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh 42.32 94
National Institute of Technology Manipur Imphal Manipur 42.28 95
R.V. College of Engineering Bengaluru Karnataka 42.22 96
Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design, and Manufacturing (IIITDM) Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh 42.14 97
SR University Warangal Telangana 42.09 98
Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon Gurugram, Haryana Haryana 41.99 99
C.V. Raman Global University, Odisha Bhubaneswar Odisha 41.93 100

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Top Parameters for NIRF India Rankings 2023 for Top Engineering Colleges

Here are the few important parameters described, on which basis NIRF ranking 2023 has been carried out:

Teaching Learning & Resources

  • These parameters are related to the core activities of any place of learning.

Research and Professional Practice

  • Excellence in teaching and learning is closely associated with the scholarship.

Graduation Outcome

  • This parameter forms the ultimate test of the core teaching/learning effectiveness.

Outreach & Inclusivity

  • The Ranking framework lays special emphasis on the representation of women.


  • The ranking methodology gives significant importance to the perception of the institution.

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