Best Engineering Courses in India

Best Engineering Courses in India:

CollegeDekho has compiled the list of best engineering courses in India that will help you figure out the engineering stream and colleges that you can target. Following are some of the top engineering courses that you must consider if you are applying for JEE Main and other engineering entrance exams.

1. Computer Science and Engineering

With the IT industry expanding at a phenomenal pace, the demand for software engineers or experts in the computer science engineering field is expected to maintain an increasing trend. Programming languages, software knowledge, program design, coding, project management are some of the highlights of the computer science and engineering course. A lot of national as well as international firms offer lucrative job opportunities to CSE graduates in India and abroad.

Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 5.5 lakh

Popular Companies for Computer Science Engineers:

  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Yahoo
  • Facebook
  • Amazon
  • Oracle
  • Cisco
  • Wipro

Top Colleges Offering Computer Science and Engineering Course:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)

2. Electronics and Communication Engineering

The ECE branch of engineering can be exciting for those candidates who are very much interested in electrical circuits, signs and signal systems, digital gadgets, power electronics etc. The telecommunication, mobile development and electrical industry is said to progress year after year, hence jobs are plenty.

Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 4.5 lakh

Popular Companies for Electronics and Communication Engineers:

  • Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)
  • Intel
  • Texas Instruments
  • Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL)
  • Samsung
  • Electronics
  • Toshiba
  • Sony
  • Philips Semiconductors

Top Colleges Offering Electronics and Communication Engineering Course:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
  • Delhi Technological University (DTU)
  • PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras

    3. Mechanical Engineering

    Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 20 lakh

    Popular Companies for Mechanical Engineers:

    • DRDO
    • ABB
    • Indian Railway
    • TATA Motors
    • Reliance Industries
    • Ashoka Leyland
    • Reliance Power Ltd.
    • Mahindra & Mahindra

    Top Colleges Offering Mechanical Engineering Course:

    • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
    • Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad
    • Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)
    • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee

     

    4. Electrical Engineering

    Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 2.50 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh

    Popular Companies for Electrical Engineers:

    • Bajaj International Private Ltd.
    • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
    • Centre for Electronics Design and Technology
    • Siemens Ltd.
    • Crompton Greaves Limited (CGL)
    • Reliance Power Ltd.

    Top Colleges Offering Electrical Engineering Course:

    • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
    • IT BHU, Varanasi
    • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
    • Delhi Technological University (DTU)

     

    5. Civil Engineering

    Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 3.5 lakhs to Rs. 20 lakh

    Popular Companies for Civil Engineers:

    • Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
    • Engineers India Ltd.
    • PWD
    • Indian Railways
    • DRDO
    • SERC
    • DLF

    Top Colleges Offering Civil Engineering Course:

    • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee
    • IT BHU, Varanasi
    • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
    • Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)

     

    6. Chemical Engineering

    Starting Salary (p.a.): Rs. 2.5 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh

    Popular Companies for Chemical Engineers:

    • ONGC
    • Essar Oil Limited
    • Reliance Industries Ltd.
    • Gujarat Gas Company Limited
    • Coromandel Fertilizers Limited
    • Indo Gulf Fertilizers Ltd.

    Top Colleges Offering Chemical Engineering Course:

    • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
    • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
    • IT BHU, Varanasi
    • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati

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