There are a number of top colleges of M.Tech spread all across India in the private and public sectors. These colleges offer full-time, part-time and correspondence courses for M.Tech. In India, there are about 2,600 MTech institutes that provide MTech courses. Nearly 80% of these universities are private, nearly 20% are government, and the remainder are private-public colleges.
Some of the top colleges ranked by NIRF, Outlook India, The Week are Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli etc. 2828 colleges offer full- time courses, part-time courses are offered by 22 colleges and correspondence by 5.
There are a total of 2840 colleges for M.Tech in India out of which 468 are public and 2372 are private M.Tech colleges in India. There are a number of entrance tests that are accepted by the top M.Tech Colleges in India such as GATE, AP PGECET, TANCET, etc.
A Master of Technology (MTech) is a two-year engineering postgraduate programme. Bachelor of Engineering (BE) or Bachelor of Technology (BTech) graduates take this programme to further their academic and practical expertise. The program's goal is to prepare students to solve practical, complicated problems while also encouraging them to seek higher academic goals through research.
Rankings are given all across the country to universities and colleges based on various parameters that differ from agency to agency. Most of the rankings are based on a number of parameters such as graduation outcomes, perception, academics, infrastructure, etc.
Agencies such as NIRF, Outlook, and The Week provide rankings based on states, cities and even different streams such as engineering, law, medical, management, etc. Some of the examples of these ranking lists are Top MBA Colleges in India, Top Engineering Colleges in Bangalore, etc.
National Institutional Ranking Framework or commonly known as NIRF is a government-run ranking agency by MHRD, Govt. of India. It releases the ranking report of the top colleges in India on the basis of various parameters. Given below is a chart of the parameters NIRF takes into consideration when ranking universities and colleges:
Source: NIRF Official Website
The following table shows the ranking of the top M.Tech colleges in India as per NIRF:
|College Name||NIRF Ranking 2020||NIRF Ranking 2019||Change||Average Annual BTech Fees|
|IIT Madras||1||1||0||INR 75,200|
|IIT Delhi||2||2||0||INR 2,25,000|
|IIT Bombay||3||3||0||INR 2,11,500|
|IIT Kanpur||4||5||+1||INR 2,14,000|
|IIT Kharagpur||5||4||-1||INR 82,000|
|IIT Roorkee||6||6||0||INR 2,21,700|
|IIT Guwahati||7||7||0||INR 2,19,350|
|IIT Hyderabad||8||8||0||INR 2,25,200|
|NIT Trichy||9||10||+1||INR 1,62,000|
|IIT Indore||10||13||+3||INR 2,34,000|
According to the NIRF, IIT Madras has maintained its 1st position for this year also.
Outlook is an Indian news magazine published weekly in the country. It releases a ranking report in partnership with Drshti Strategic Research Services to help the candidates make an informed choice. The following table shows the ranking of the top M.Tech colleges in India as per Outlook India Rankings:
|College Name||All India Rank 2019||All India Rank 2018||Change||Annual Fees|
|IIT Madras||1||Not Participated||-||INR 23,070|
|IIT Delhi||2||2||0||INR 2,24,900|
|IIT Bombay||3||1||-2||INR 2,18,800|
|IIT Kharagpur||4||3||-1||INR 2,31,500|
|IIT Kanpur||5||4||-1||INR 2,14,050|
|BITS Pilani||6||5||-1||INR 4,23,475|
|IIT Guwahati||7||Not Participated||-||INR 2,01,800|
|NIT Trichy||8||Not Participated||-||INR 1,11,250|
|IIT BHU||9||Not Participated||-||INR 2,00,000|
|NIT Karnataka||10||6||-4||INR 99,926|
IIT Madras has been ranked as the best college all across India in 2021 by Outlook India. It did not participate in the 2018 rankings.
Jagran Josh releases the ranking data for the top colleges or universities of India. The survey is based on authentic data conducted by the industry leaders. Tabulated below are the ranking data for the top M.Tech colleges in India:
|College Name||All India Rank 2019||All India Rank 2018||Change||Annual Fees|
|IIT Madras||1||6||+5||INR 23,070|
|IIT Bombay||2||2||0||INR 2,18,800|
|IIT Delhi||3||1||-2||INR 2,24,900|
|IIT Kharagpur||4||5||+1||INR 2,31,500|
|IIT Kanpur||5||4||-1||INR 2,14,050|
|IIT Roorkee||6||3||-3||INR 2,20,500|
|IIT Hyderabad||7||9||+2||INR 2,80,000|
|IIT Guwahati||8||12||+4||INR 2,01,800|
|IIT Indore||9||16||+7||INR 2,00,000|
|BITS Pilani||10||7||-3||INR 4,23,475|
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has been ranked number 1 in the list of Top M.Tech Colleges in India as of 2021. It has risen from rank 6 in 2018 according to Jagran Josh.
ROI or Return of Investment shows how useful applying to the course will be in the given college based on the placements that are offered when graduating. Given below is a list of the private colleges and their ROI.
|College Name||Annual Fee||Placement Package||Rank|
|RV College of Engineering, Bangalore||INR 37,700||INR 8,63,000||1|
|IIIT Allahabad||INR 1,33,700||INR 12,50,000||2|
|IIT Kanpur||INR 2,14,050||INR 15,80,000||3|
|NIT Warangal||INR 1,02,000||INR 7,42,000||4|
|IIT Ropar||INR 2,00,000||INR 13,83,000||5|
|IIIT Hyderabad||INR 2,80,000||INR 18,30,000||6|
|IIT Guwahati||INR 2,01,800||INR 11,00,000||7|
|IIT Hyderabad||INR 2,25,150||INR 11,44,000||8|
|BITS South Goa||INR 3,99,475||INR 5,00,000||9|
There are 2840 M.Tech colleges all across India out of which 2372 are of the private sector and 468 are of the public sector. The top M.Tech colleges in India accept entrance exams such as GATE, TANCET, AP PGECET etc.
Source: Official Survey
The following graph shows the number of top M.Tech colleges in India accepting the scores of different entrance exams:
Source: Official Survey
IIT Madras was formed after the German government offered to provide assistance to set up an institute of higher education in engineering in India in 1956 and the agreement was signed in 1959.
The National Institute of Technology was founded in 1964 and formerly known as Regional Engineering College. It was deemed a university in 2003.
IITs and NITs are the highly reputed educational institutes in India and have their own importance and advantages. But, not everyone gets admission there. Following are some of the top M.Tech colleges in India other than IIT and NIT:
|BITS Pilani||IISc Bangalore||Delhi Technological University (DTU)|
|SRM University||ISM Dhanbad||Jadavpur University|
|VIT Vellore||Banasthali Vidyapith||Anna University|
The top M.Tech colleges in India require an entrance exam for admissions into their programs. Some of the accepted engineering entrance exams are GATE, AP PGECET, TANCET, UPSEE etc. Each exam has its own criteria and marking system. Given below are details of some of the entrance exams.
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination for students who wish to apply for masters in technology (M.Tech).
Some of the top M.Tech colleges in India accepting GATE score are as follows:
The Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Exam also known as TANCET is for students wishing to apply to M.Tech, MCA, MBA, M.Arch etc.
Some of the M.Tech colleges in India accepting TANCET score are as follows:
Top M.Tech colleges in India provide placements in some of the best and top companies which come to their campuses for recruitment.
The following graph shows the average salary of the top M.Tech colleges in India:
Source: Official Websites
The specialization one chooses in engineering courses plays an important role when it comes to placements. Check the below mentioned links to know more about the top specializations for M.Tech:
Engineering in CS or Computer Science is the most popular branch and attracts great placement packages. Some of the top M.Tech colleges in India for CSE are as follows:
Mechanical engineering is considered to be one of the core streams of engineering that offer good opportunities in the manufacturing, automation, automobile sector. The following are the top MTech colleges in India for Mechanical Engineering.
Electronics and communication engineering offer job opportunities in core manufacturing companies as well the IT sectors. The following are the top MTech colleges in India for Electronics and communication.
Ques. How to apply for the M.Tech programs?
Ans. To apply for M.Tech courses applicants must clear entrance exams such as GATE and have completed graduation in B.Tech or related field.
Ques. Which colleges are best in terms of placement?
Ans. Some of the best colleges in terms of placement are
Ques. What are the specializations offered in M.Tech?
Ans. Some of the courses that M.Tech offer are Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, VLSI etc.
Ques. Do 12th class marks matter when applying to GATE?
Ans. No, GATE requires applicants to have cleared a 4 year bachelor’s degree, so 12th class marks do not matter.
Ques. Which college is best for mechanical engineering in India?
Ans. The best colleges for mechanical engineering in India are
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