100 Best universities for Engineering in India

Below is a list of best universities in India ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 25.3M citations received by 2.25M academic papers made by 486 universities in India was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Indian Institute of Science

For Engineering

#45 in Asia
#150 in the World
Enrollment
4,695
Founded
1909

3. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

For Engineering

#65 in Asia
#208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1961

10. Banaras Hindu University

For Engineering

#136 in Asia
#482 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1915

11. VIT University

For Engineering

#137 in Asia
#489 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Founded
1984

12. University of Delhi

For Engineering

#144 in Asia
#511 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Founded
1922

13. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

For Engineering

#152 in Asia
#543 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Founded
1994

15. Aligarh Muslim University

For Engineering

#216 in Asia
#724 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Founded
1920

16. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

For Engineering

#223 in Asia
#746 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Founded
1945

17. Institute of Chemical Technology

For Engineering

#241 in Asia
#783 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Founded
1936

18. Indian Institute of Technology Indore

For Engineering

#242 in Asia
#787 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
1,915
Male:Female
76:24
Founded
2009

20. Indian School of Mines

For Engineering

#246 in Asia
#800 in the World
Enrollment
2,000
Founded
1926

21. University of Calcutta

For Engineering

#250 in Asia
#809 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Founded
1857

22. University of Hyderabad

For Engineering

#263 in Asia
#842 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Enrollment
5,061
Founded
1974

23. Amrita University

For Engineering

#270 in Asia
#856 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
16,498
Male:Female
53:47

25. Panjab University

For Engineering

#288 in Asia
#893 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Founded
1882

29. Annamalai University

For Engineering

#313 in Asia
#944 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
37,444
Founded
1929

30. University of Rajasthan

For Engineering

#316 in Asia
#948 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
1947

34. Manipal Academy of Higher Education

For Engineering

#341 in Asia
#1015 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Founded
1993

35. Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat

For Engineering

#349 in Asia
#1029 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1961

36. SRM Institute of Science and Technology

For Engineering

#350 in Asia
#1030 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Founded
1985

38. Guru Nanak Dev University

For Engineering

#356 in Asia
#1043 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1969

41. Pondicherry University

For Engineering

#379 in Asia
#1102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1985

45. Jawaharlal Nehru University

For Engineering

#391 in Asia
#1125 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1969

46. Delhi Technological University

For Engineering

#399 in Asia
#1143 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1941

51. Bharathiar University

For Engineering

#436 in Asia
#1209 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1982

58. Indian Institute of Technology, BHU

For Engineering

#467 in Asia
#1272 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1919

60. National Institute of Technology, Calicut

For Engineering

#477 in Asia
#1296 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Founded
1961

62. SASTRA University

For Engineering

#488 in Asia
#1316 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Founded
1984

64. Tezpur University

For Engineering

#516 in Asia
#1377 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Founded
1994

65. Mahatma Gandhi University

For Engineering

#519 in Asia
#1385 in the World
Enrollment
150,000
Founded
1983

66. Birla Institute of Technology

For Engineering

#520 in Asia
#1388 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1955

68. University of Allahabad

For Engineering

#533 in Asia
#1410 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Founded
1887

74. Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

For Engineering

#570 in Asia
#1486 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Founded
1949

75. University of Burdwan

For Engineering

#577 in Asia
#1503 in the World
Enrollment
24,690
Founded
1960

79. KIIT University

For Engineering

#591 in Asia
#1530 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Founded
2004

80. Lovely Professional University

For Engineering

#594 in Asia
#1543 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Founded
2005

82. Indian Agricultural Research Institute

For Engineering

#605 in Asia
#1569 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1905

84. Dr. Hari Singh Gour University

For Engineering

#611 in Asia
#1577 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
29,000
Founded
1946

86. Indian Institute of Technology Patna

For Engineering

#636 in Asia
#1626 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
2008

87. Sardar Patel University

For Engineering

#639 in Asia
#1629 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1955

88. University of Kerala

For Engineering

#643 in Asia
#1637 in the World
Acceptance Rate
48%
Founded
1937

89. Punjabi University Patiala

For Engineering

#652 in Asia
#1652 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Founded
1962

90. University of Mysore

For Engineering

#658 in Asia
#1667 in the World
Enrollment
120,000
Founded
1916

93. Punjab Agricultural University

For Engineering

#667 in Asia
#1680 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Founded
1962

94. Kurukshetra University

For Engineering

#678 in Asia
#1702 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1956

99. International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad

For Engineering

#725 in Asia
#1783 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
2,056
Male:Female
78:22
Founded
1998

The best cities to study Engineering in India based on the number of universities and their ranks are Bangalore, Kharagpur, Delhi, and Chennai.