Top Civil Engineering Colleges in India


1. IIT, Bombay


Situated in Mumbai, IIT Bombay is the second oldest engineering institute in the country established in 1958. It is also home to one of the largest and one with the most advanced infrastructure spanning across 550 acres. It is known for its incredible placements in the world’s most reputed companies with sky high packages for its students. Mood Indigo.

Exam: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main
Date of Exam: First week May (On Paper)/Second week May (On Computer)
Forms: November First week
Last Date of Submission Form: December Third week
Admit Card: March First week
Qualifying Result: May Last week


2. IIT, Delhi


IIT Delhi is the country’s most reputed and ranked engineering institute. Established in 1961, located at the heart of the capital in Hauz Khas, South Delhi. Its experienced faculty, premium quality education and highly successful alumni with names like Raghuram Rajan and Rajat Gupta, make it one of the most sought after colleges in the country.

Exam: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main
Date of Exam: First week May (On Paper)/Second week May (On Computer)
Forms: November First week
Last Date of Submission Form: December Third week
Admit Card: March First week
Qualifying Result: May Last week




3. IIT, Kanpur


IIT Kanpur is situated in Kalyanpur, Kanpur. It is a public research college built among one of the first IITs in 1959. The college is home to a huge student body of over 6,400 students and 500 research associates. The Students Activity Centre is a hub for extra curricular activities. IIT Kanpur also offers several social science, management and design courses.

Exam: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main
Date of Exam: First week May (On Paper)/Second week May (On Computer)
Forms: November First week
Last Date of Submission Form: December Third week
Admit Card: March First week
Qualifying Result: May Last week


4. IIT, Kharagpur


IIT Kharagpur is among the oldest engineering institution established in 1951 in Kharagpur, West Bengal. Built in across 2,100 acres, it has the largest campus among all the IITs. With the highest student enrollment and maximum number of departments, IIT Kharagpur is a premiere education provider in the field of mechanical engineering.

Exam: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main
Date of Exam: First week May (On Paper)/Second week May (On Computer)
Forms: November First week
Last Date of Submission Form: December Third week
Admit Card: March First week
Qualifying Result: May Last week


5. IIT, Madras

IIT Madras, Established in 1959, is an engineering institute situated in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It comprises of 550 faculty members, 8000 students and 1250 other staff. IIT Madras is known for its scenic beauty and natural significance. It is an autonomous college with a self sustainable campus.

Exam: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main
Date of Exam: First week May (On Paper)/Second week May (On Computer)
Forms: November First week
Last Date of Submission Form: December Third week
Admit Card: March First week
Qualifying Result: May Last week


6. IIT, Roorkee

IIT Roorkee was merged as an IIT in 2001. Its effort in technological research and advancement excelling in the field of engineering, applied sciences, life sciences is evident through its academic departments.

Exam: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main
Date of Exam: First week May (On Paper)/Second week May (On Computer)
Forms: November First week
Last Date of Submission Form: December Third week
Admit Card: March First week
Qualifying Result: May Last week

7. BITS Pilani


Founded in 1964, BITS Pilani is not just one of the best but also largest private engineering colleges in the country. The university is made up of 15 academic departments.

Exam: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main
Date of Exam: First week May (On Paper)/Second week May (On Computer)
Forms: November First week
Last Date of Submission Form: December Third week
Admit Card: March First week
Qualifying Result: May Last week

8. IIT BHU Varanasi

Also known as the Banaras Hindu University, IIT BHU was merged into an IIT in 2012. situated in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, it is a public engineering college. The campus spreads across 400 acres. It offers fully residential undergraduate and postgraduate courses in mechanical engineering.

Exam: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main
Date of Exam: First week May (On Paper)/Second week May (On Computer)
Forms: November First week
Last Date of Submission Form: December Third week
Admit Card: March First week
Qualifying Result: May Last week


9. IIT Guwahati


IIT Guwahati was established in the year 1994 in Guwahati, Assam. The institute is located across a 700 acre campus around 20 kilometers away from the main city.

Exam: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main
Date of Exam: First week May (On Paper)/Second week May (On Computer)
Forms: November First week
Last Date of Submission Form: December Third week
Admit Card: March First week
Qualifying Result: May Last week


10. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (NIT Trichy)

NIT Trichy was established in 1964 and is spread on an 800 acre campus near the city of Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu. Itis a public engineering and technological college. It is a fully residential college as well.

Exam: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main
Date of Exam: First week May (On Paper)/Second week May (On Computer)
Forms: November First week
Last Date of Submission Form: December Third week
Admit Card: March First week
Qualifying Result: May Last week