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For students who have passed their 12th standard in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry as mandatory subjects, opting for an engineering course is a viable option for their career. Employment opportunities in this field are enormous and the scope of growth is high. Engineering is one of those fields of occupation that is required by almost all sorts of industries. A student gets to pick their stream according to their ability and interests. Some of the top engineering courses are computer engineering, aeronautical engineering, electronic engineering, mechanical engineering and civil engineering.
There are more than 130 engineering colleges in Hyderabad out of which 90% are private, 9% are government and the remaining 1% are public-private based. Every student is required to pass entrance tests for engineering, in order to get admission to an engineering institute. A majority of these institutes accept JEE Mains and JEE Advanced scores, but some of these institutes also have their own entrance tests, which a student is required to pass to get admission there. While looking for engineering colleges, a student ought to look for certain aspects of the college like location, infrastructure, placements, faculty, availability of stream of interest etc.
Some of the top engineering institutes are in Hyderabad. Hyderabad is a great city for students as the cost of living is low and transportation is cheap and organized.
In this article, we have discussed the Top engineering colleges in Hyderabad.
The Top Engineering Colleges in Hyderabad:
Below mentioned are the top 5 colleges for engineering in Hyderabad, on the basis of their placements, courses and ratings.
IIT Hyderabad is rated 1st among the top engineering colleges in Hyderabad which is a government-autonomous institute, established in 2008. The institute is approved by MHRD and AICTE, offering multiple PG, UG, and doctoral courses in engineering, science, and liberal, arts and design and management branches. According to NIRF 2022 rankings, the institute was ranked 9th in engineering and 14th in the overall category. IIT Hyderabad accepts a JEE Advanced score followed up by JoSSA counselling for B.Tech, and the college accepts a GATE score for the M.Tech course. Tuition fees for the B.Tech course are INR 8L( for 4 years) and the M.Tech course fee ranges from INR 24K to 9L (for 2 to 3 years). IIT Hyderabad also provides its students with need-based as well as merit-based scholarship opportunities. The highest placement package provided by the institute in 2022 stands at INR 65.4 LPA while the average package was INR 20.4 LPA, with JP Morgan, Flipkart and Microsoft as its top recruiters.
International Institute of Information Technology:
IIIT, Hyderabad was established in the year 1998, by the government of India and is accredited by NAAC with Grade A. The institute is ranked 2nd among the top engineering colleges in Hyderabad and it is ranked 62nd in the overall category according to NIRF 2022 rating. The institute offers various UG, PG, PhD and Dual-Degree courses in different branches. The IIIT, Hyderabad accepts JEE Mains/ SPEC/ DASA UG scores for admission in the B.Tech course. For admission in a Dual-B.Tech course, the institute accepts DASA, UGEE, KVYP, and LEEE scores while admission to an M.Tech course requires a student to pass GATE, CEED or PGEE. The tuition fees for the B.Tech course at IIIT, Hyderabad ranges from INR 10-16.5L for 4 years and INR 16.5L for B.Tech-MS. The total tuition fee for the M.Tech course at IIIT, Hyderabad is INR 6L for 2 years. The institute provides many need-based and merit-based scholarships. The average placement package provided by the institute in 2022 is INR 32 LPA, while the highest package is INR 74 LPA. Some of the top recruiters at IIIT, Hyderabad are IBM, Infosys and Microsoft.
VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology:
The VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology was established in the year 1995 and is accredited by NAAC with the grade A++. The institute is recognised by NBA, AICTE and UGC. The institute is rated 25th in Hyderabad and 113th in the overall category according to the 2022 NIRF ranking. The JNTU-H affiliated institute offers over 25 engineering UG and PG level courses. For admission to the B.Tech course, a student is required to pass TS EAMCET, while for the M.Tech course, a candidate is required to qualify the GATE exam. Annual tuition fees at VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology for B.Tech is INR 1.30L while for M.Tech the annual fee is INR 1.4L. The highest annual package offered by the college in 2022 was INR 31.50 LPA, while some of the top recruiting companies were Paypal, Amazon and JP Morgan Chase.
University College of Engineering, Osmania University:
The University College of Engineering, Osmania University was established in the year 1929 and recognised by NBA, UGC and AICTE. The university is one of the oldest universities in the city. The university is ranked 4th in Hyderabad and 117 in the overall category by NIRF in 2022. The institute provides many UG and PG courses in engineering, where the 4 Year long B.Tech admission requires a student to qualify in TS EAMCET, and admission in the 2-year-long M.Tech requires a student to pass GATE as well as TS PGECET. The highest annual package offered by the university is INR 22 LPA.
Established in the year 1995, Anurag university offers many PG and UG courses in the engineering field. The university is approved by AICTE and PCI and accredited by NAAC with Grade A. The university is ranked 5th in Hyderabad and 140th in the overall category by NIRF in the year 2022. Entrance tests accepted by Anurag University for B.Tech are TS EAMCET, JEE Mains and Uni-GAUGE, while for M.Tech the University accepts GATE and TS PGECET. The average annual salary package offered by the university in 2022 was INR 4.4 LPA and the top recruiters were TATA, Capgemini, Cognizant etc.