42 Best universities for Mechanical Engineering in India

Below is the list of best universities in India ranked based on their research performance in Mechanical Engineering. A graph of 95.4K citations received by 6.66K academic papers made by 42 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Madras logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1959
  2. For Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1959
  3. For Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Delhi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Founded
    1961
  4. For Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1958
  5. For Mechanical Engineering

    Jadavpur University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1955
  6. For Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1847
  7. For Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1951
  8. For Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Science logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1909
  9. For Mechanical Engineering

    Anna University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1978
  10. For Mechanical Engineering

    VIT University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1984
  11. For Mechanical Engineering

    Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    650
    Founded
    1961
  12. For Mechanical Engineering

    National Institute of Technology, Rourkela logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1961
  13. For Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1994
  14. For Mechanical Engineering

    National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1964
  15. For Mechanical Engineering

    Birla Institute of Technology and Science logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1964
  16. For Mechanical Engineering

    University of Mumbai logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1857
  17. For Mechanical Engineering

    National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra logo
    Acceptance Rate
    3%
    Founded
    1963
  18. For Mechanical Engineering

    Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    4,000
    Founded
    1960
  19. For Mechanical Engineering

    Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2001
  20. For Mechanical Engineering

    Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1956
  21. For Mechanical Engineering

    SRM Institute of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1985
  22. For Mechanical Engineering

    National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur logo
    Founded
    1986
  23. For Mechanical Engineering

    National Institute of Technology, Calicut logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1961
  24. For Mechanical Engineering

    National Institute of Technology, Karnataka logo
    Enrollment
    3,300
    Founded
    1960
  25. For Mechanical Engineering

    PEC University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    2,668
    Founded
    1954
  26. For Mechanical Engineering

    National Institute of Technology, Silchar logo
    Founded
    1967
  27. For Mechanical Engineering

    National Institute of Technology, Warangal logo
    Founded
    1959
  28. For Mechanical Engineering

    Birla Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1955
  29. For Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Indore logo
    Founded
    2009
  30. For Mechanical Engineering

    Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    3%
    Enrollment
    671
    Male:Female
    82:18
    Founded
    1960
  31. For Mechanical Engineering

    Delhi Technological University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1941
  32. For Mechanical Engineering

    Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1980
  33. For Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1856
  34. For Mechanical Engineering

    Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1961
  35. For Mechanical Engineering

    Amrita University logo
    Enrollment
    16,498
    Male:Female
    53:47
  36. For Mechanical Engineering

    KIIT University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    2004
  37. For Mechanical Engineering

    Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University logo
    Founded
    1972
  38. For Mechanical Engineering

    National Institute of Technology, Durgapur logo
    Enrollment
    3,000
    Male:Female
    83:17
    Founded
    1960
  39. For Mechanical Engineering

    Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    580
    Founded
    1956
  40. For Mechanical Engineering

    Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1986
  41. For Mechanical Engineering

    Andhra University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1926
  42. For Mechanical Engineering

    Amity University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2005

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