Best Engineering Colleges in West Bengal 2021, Ranking, Courses, Fees, and Top Recruiters

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in West Bengal – A majority of Indian students take Science subjects while pursuing their HSC from different boards. And after clearing it, most of the students decide to choose Engineering.


One of the rigorous courses offered in India, Engineering is also the stream which offers some of the highest packages. Apart from that, it is a specialisation course of four years which attracts a lot of students. In order to get admission in an Engineering course, a student needs to have cleared 12th class from any government recognised board with Physics, Chemistry and Maths (PCM) as compulsory subjects.

Every state of India has Engineering colleges that are responsible for providing the best talents to the country. Likewise, West Bengal has some of the best Engineering colleges of our country. In this blog, we will get to know about top 10 engineering colleges in West Bengal.

 

List of top 10 Engineering colleges in West Bengal

1. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

2. National Institute of Technology Durgapur

3. Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

4. Faculty of Engineering And Technology, Jadavpur University

5. Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata

6. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Kolkata

7. Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata

8. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kalyani

9. Techno India University, Kolkata

10.Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College, Jalpaiguri

 

You will get to know more about these colleges one by one.

 

1. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

 

iit kharagpur

 

About

IIT Kharagpur is ranked 1 not only among top colleges in West Bengal for engineering but also among the top Engineering colleges in India. It was established in 1951 and was one of the first Engineering colleges in India to be granted Institute of Eminence by the Indian government. The college is known to have a huge academic campus whose area is 8.5 sq km. Currently, Sanjeev Goenaka heads the institute.

Admission

For UG courses, the students need to crack the JEE Advanced Exam that is held twice a year.

For PG courses, the students should crack the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) exam.

 

Fees and course Duration

CourseDuration Fees
B. Tech.4 yearsRs 8.4 lakhs
M. Tech2 yearsRs 4 lakhs

 

Branches offered

B. TechM. tech.
  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
  3. Chemical Engineering
  4. Computer Science and Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Civil Engineering
  7. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  8. Mining Engineering
  9. Agricultural and Food Engineering
  10. Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
  11. Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  12. Industrial Engineering
  13. Aerospace Engineering
  14. Instrumentation Engineering
  15. Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering
  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
  3. Chemical Engineering
  4. Computer Science and Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Civil Engineering
  7. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  8. Food Process Engineering
  9. Materials Science and Engineering
  10. Microelectronics and VLSI Design
  11. Telecommunication Systems Engineering
  12. Visual Information and Embedded Systems Engineering
  13. Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  14. Functional Materials and Devices
  15. Industrial Engineering and Management

 

Top Recruiters

  1. Barclays
  2. Honeywell
  3. Exel
  4. Microsoft
  5. Goldman Sachs
  6. Qualcomm
  7. Uber
  8. Optiver
  9. Boston Consulting Group
  10. Cohesity
  11. Salesforce
  12. Flipkart
  13. Google
  14. Tata
  1. HTC
  2. Ola
  3. Amazon
  4. P&G India
  5. Nestle India
  6. Nomura
  7. Redmond
  8. Apple
  9. Meraci Japan
  10. Hindustan Unilever Limited
  11. Walmart
  12. Reliance Industries
  13. HMT

 

Also See : Top Engineering Colleges in India

 

2. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

 

National Institute of Tech Durgapur

NIT Durgapur was instituted in 1960 and is one of the top 10 engineering colleges in West Bengal. It is a fully funded technical college that is best to get a degree in Engineering. A. B. Bhattacharya is the current dean of the college. An autonomous ‘Board of Governors’ administer the college. The college is one of the best places in West Bengal to pursue a career in research.

Admission

To get admission in B. Tech. courses, students need to crack the JEE Mains exam with a high score.
To get admission in M.Tech courses, students should crack the GATE exam.

Course Duration and Fees

CourseCourse DurationFees
B. Tech.4 yearsRs 5.11 lakhs
M. Tech2 yearsRs 4.12 lakhs

 

Branches offered

B. Tech.M. Tech.
  1. Biotechnology
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Computer Science and Engineering
  5. Earth and Environment Engineering
  6. Electrical Engineering
  7. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  8. Mechanical Engineering
  9. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  1. Biotechnology
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Computer Science and Engineering
  5. Earth and Environment Engineering
  6. Electrical Engineering
  7. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  8. Mechanical Engineering
  9. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

 

Top recruiters

  1. Sony
  2. South Indian Bank
  3. KPMG
  4. JSW Steels
  5. Aricent
  6. Intel
  7. Samsung IndiaInfosys
  8. BYJU’s
  9. Infosys
  10. Barcalys
  11. Flipkart
  1. Mindtree
  2. HSBC
  3. IBM
  4. Sony
  5. Wabco
  6. Emerson
  7. HP
  8. IGATE
  9. Titan
  10. TCS

 

Also See : Top 20 Government Engineering Colleges in India

 

3. Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

 

IIEST Shibpur

IIEST Shibpur is a government recognised research and technical University that was established in 1856. It is the second oldest engineering college in the country. The Government of India recognised it as the ‘Institute of National Importance’ recently. The current dean of this college is Prof. VK Atre. The institute has best lab facilities and has been ranked as one of the top engineering colleges in West Bengal according to placement.

Spread across 123 acres, the college is one of the first choices among WB students who wish to pursue a career in Engineering. It is one of the first colleges in the country to offer a degree in Metallurgical Engineering.

Admission

The admission into UG courses are granted on the basis of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Mains score.
For PG courses, the candidates are selected via GATE score.

 

Course Duration and Fees

CourseCourse DurationFees
B. Tech.4 yearsRs 5.11 lakhs
M. Tech2 yearsRs 4.12 lakhs

 

Branches offered

B. Tech. M. Tech.
  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Computer Science and Engineering
  3. Earth and Environment Engineering
  4. Electrical Engineering
  5. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  8. Information Technology Engineering
  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Computer Science and Engineering
  3. Earth and Environment Engineering
  4. Electrical Engineering
  5. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  8. Information Technology Engineering
  9. VLSI Design
  10. Mining Engineering
  11. Mechtronics
  12. Mining Engineering
  13. Structural Engineering
  14. Design Engineering

 

Top Recruiters

  1. TCS
  2. JK Tyres
  3. Apollo Tyres
  4. Informatica Business
  5. Ashok Leyland
  6. Blue Star.
  7. Commvault Systems India
  8. Accenture
  9. Wipro
  1. Infosys
  2. Zensar
  3. BMC Softwares
  4. MU Sigma
  5. Oracle
  6. Bosch
  7. Zoltas
  8. SAP

 

Also See : Top 100 Engineering Colleges in India

 

4. Faculty of Engineering And Technology, Jadavpur University

 

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

The engineering institute was established in 1956 with a vision to provide technical education to the young minds. It offers UG and PG courses in several domains of Engineering. Located in the metropolitan region of Kolkata city, the institute is considered as one of the top govt engineering colleges in West Bengal. The college believes in providing collaborative approach of different activities among the Engineering disciplines.

Course Duration and Fees

CourseCourse DurationFees
B. Tech.4 yearsRs 6 lakhs
M. Tech2 yearsRs 3.12 lakhs

 

Admission

For UG courses, admission is granted on the basis of JEE Mains or West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE).
For PG courses, admission is granted on the basis of GATE score.

Branches offered

B. Tech.M. Tech.
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Computer Science & Engineering
  4. Construction Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  7. Food Technology & Bio-Chemical Engineering
  8. Information Technology
  9. Instrumentation & Electronics Engineering
  10. Mechanical Engineering
  11. Metallurgical & Material Engineering
  12. Pharmaceutical Technology
  13. Power Engineering
  14. Printing Engineering
  15. Production Engineering

 

  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Computer Science & Engineering
  4. Construction Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  7. Food Technology & Bio-Chemical Engineering
  8. Information Technology
  9. Instrumentation & Electronics Engineering
  10. Mechanical Engineering
  11. Metallurgical & Material Engineering
  12. Pharmaceutical Technology
  13. Power Engineering
  14. Printing Engineering
  15. Production Engineering

 

Top recruiters

  1. Secon
  2. Mahindra Satyam
  3. HP
  4. Intel
  5. Soliton
  6. Sutherland.
  7. Renault Nissan

 

  1. Accenture
  2. Aon Hewitt,
  3. Bosch
  4. HCL
  5. Infosys
  6. Tech Mahindra
  7. Wipro
  8. TCS

 

Also See : Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India Placement Wise

 

5. Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata

 

institute-of-engineering-and-mgt-kolkata

The college was established in 1989 and has always occupied a spot among the ranking of private engineering colleges in West Bengal. The college was awarded NAAC grade ‘A’ as well. It offers UG and PG courses in different domains. Dr A K Nayak currently heads the institute.

Admission

For UG courses, admission is granted on the basis of JEE Mains or West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE).
For PG courses, admission is granted on the basis of GATE score.

 

Course Duration and Fees

CourseCourse DurationFees
B. Tech.4 yearsRs 4.2 lakhs
M. Tech2 yearsRs 2 lakhs

 

Branches offered

B. Tech.M. Tech.
  1. Computer Science
  2. Information Technology
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  6. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  1. Computer Science
  2. Information Technology
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  6. Electrical & Electronics Engineering

 

Top recruiters

  1. Cognizant
  2. Dell
  3. Infosys
  4. MU Sigma
  5. Oracle
  6. Bosch
  7. Zoltas
  8. SAP
  1. JK Tyres
  2. Apollo Tyres
  3. Informatica Business
  4. Ashok Leyland
  5. Blue Star.
  6. Commvault Systems India
  7. Accenture
  8. Wipro

 

 

Also See : Top Private Engineering Colleges

 

6. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Technology, Kolkata

 

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Univ of Tech Kolkata

The institute came into existence in 2001. It is a UGC and NAAC approved University that grants B. Tech and MTech degrees. Saikat Maitra is the Principal of the University currently. Spread across 183 acres, the institute provides both UG and PG courses in Engineering. With an excellent academic record, the institute has always maintained a place among top 10 engineering colleges in West Bengal.

 

Admission

For UG courses, admission is granted on the basis of JEE Mains or West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE).
For PG courses, admission is granted on the basis of GATE score.

 

Course Duration and Fees

CourseCourse DurationFees
B. Tech.4 yearsRs 4 lakhs
M. Tech2 yearsRs 1.6 lakhs

Branches offered

B. TechM. Tech.
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Computer Science and Engineering
  4. Earth and Environment Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  7. Mechanical Engineering
  8. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Computer Science and Engineering
  4. Earth and Environment Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  7. Mechanical Engineering
  8. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

 

Top recruiters

  1. HTC
  2. Ola
  3. Amazon
  4. P&G India
  5. Nestle India
  6. Nomura
  7. Redmond
  8. Apple
  9. Meraci Japan
  1. Mindtree
  2. HSBC
  3. IBM
  4. Sony
  5. Wabco
  6. Emerson
  7. HP
  8. IGATE
  9. Titan
  10. TCS

 

 

Also See : Top 20 Government Engineering Colleges in India

 

7. Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata

 

Heritage Institute of Tech Kolkata

About

The college came into existence in 2001 and has been identified as one of the top engineering colleges in West Bengal according to placement. It is affiliated to Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Technical University. Spread across 70 acres, the college offers a wide range of opportunities for the Engineering students.

Admission

For UG courses, admission is granted on the basis of JEE Mains or West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE).
For PG courses, admission is granted on the basis of GATE score.

Course Duration and Fees

CourseCourse DurationFees
B. Tech.4 yearsRs 6 lakhs
M. Tech2 yearsRs 3.12 lakhs

 

Branches offered

B. Tech.M. Tech.
  1. Computer Science
  2. Information Technology
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  6. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  1. Computer Science
  2. Information Technology
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  6. Electrical & Electronics Engineering

 

Top Recruiters

  1. Secon
  2. Mahindra Satyam
  3. HP
  4. Intel
  5. Soliton
  6. Sutherland.
  7. Renault Nissan
  1. Accenture
  2. Aon Hewitt,
  3. Bosch
  4. HCL
  5. Infosys
  6. Tech Mahindra
  7. Wipro

 

Also See : Top Engineering Colleges West Bengal

 

8. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kalyani

 

Indian Institute of Info Techn Kalyani

About
The college came into existence in 2014. IIT Kharagpur is its mentor institute. Spread in over 50 acres, the college was granted Institute of National Importance by the government of our country recently under the IIIT Act. The college currently grants BTech and MTech degrees in many streams of Engineering. Virendra Kumar Tewari is the current director of this institute.

Admission

For UG courses, admission is granted on the basis of JEE Mains or West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE).
For PG courses, admission is granted on the basis of GATE score.

 

Course Duration and Fees

CourseCourse DurationFees
B. Tech.4 yearsRs 4 lakhs
M. Tech2 yearsRs 2 lakhs

Courses offered

B. Tech.M. Tech.
  1. Computer Science
  2. Information Technology
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  6. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  1. Computer Science
  2. Information Technology
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  6. Electrical & Electronics Engineering

 

Top recruiters

  1. Sony
  2. South Indian Bank
  3. KPMG
  4. JSW Steels
  5. Aricent
  6. Intel
  7. Samsung IndiaInfosys
  8. BYJU’s
  9. Infosys
  10. Barcalys
  11. Flipkart
  1. Mindtree
  2. HSBC
  3. IBM
  4. Sony
  5. Wabco
  6. Emerson
  7. HP
  8. IGATE
  9. Titan
  10. TCS

 

Also See : Top Engineering Colleges Kerala

 

9. Techno India University, Kolkata

 

techno India University Kolkata

About

Located in the IT hub of Kolkata, the college was established in 2012. An UGC approved institute, the institute grants B Tech and M Tech degrees. Prof. G Sengupta heads the institute presently. The college has always been counted among one of the best among the ranking of private engineering colleges in West Bengal.

Admission

For UG courses, admission is granted on the basis of JEE Mains or West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE).
For PG courses, admission is granted on the basis of GATE score.

 

Course Duration and Fees

CourseCourse DurationFees
B. Tech.4 yearsRs 6 lakhs
M. Tech2 yearsRs 3.12 lakhs

 

Branches offered

B. TechM. Tech
  1. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Bio Technology
  7. Architecture
  1. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Bio Technology
  7. Architecture

 

Top recruiters

  1. SAP
  2. IBM
  3. Accenture
  4. Oracle
  5. Cognizant
  6. Adani
  7. Caterpillar
  1. Ford
  2. Amazon
  3. Infosys,
  4. Blue Star,
  5. Wabco
  6. Seagate

 

Also See : Top Engineering Colleges Maharashtra

 

10. Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College, Jalpaiguri

 

Jalpaiguri Govt Eng College Jalpaigur

About
Located in the lush green mountains of Jalpaiguri, the college is one of the top government engineering colleges in West Bengal. The institute offers degrees in B. tech and M. Tech. domain. The college has one of the best placements in the region.

Admission
For UG courses, admission is granted on the basis of JEE Mains or West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE).
For PG courses, admission is granted on the basis of GATE score.

Course Duration and Fees

CourseCourse DurationFees
B. Tech.4 yearsRs 6 lakhs
M. Tech2 yearsRs 3.12 lakhs

 

Branches offered

B. Tech.M. Tech.
  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Computer Science And Engineering
  3. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  4. Electrical Engineering
  5. Information Technology
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Computer Science And Engineering
  3. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  4. Electrical Engineering
  5. Information Technology
  6. Mechanical Engineering

 

Top recruiters

  1. Soliton
  2. TCS
  3. Cognizant
  4. Atman
  1. BMC Software
  2. Zoho
  3. Amazon
  4. Wipro
  5. Accenture

 

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Some other Best Engineering colleges in West Bengal that are considered as best are as follows:

  • Academy of Technology, Hooghly
  • Bengal Institute of Technology, Kolkata
  • Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Berhampore
  • Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia
  • Government College of Engineering Textile Technology, Serampore
  • Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology, Kolkata
  • Narula Institute of Technology, Agarpara
  • University Institute of Technology, University of Burdwan, Burdwan
  • BP Poddar Institute of Management & Technology (BPPIMT) Kolkata
  • National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Durgapur
  • Bankura Unnayani Institute of Engineering, Bankura
  • Siliguri Institute of Technology (SIT), Darjeeling
  • Mallabhum Institute of Technology Bishnupur
  • Dr. BC Roy Engineering College (BCREC), Durgapur
  • JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani
  • MCKV Institute of Engineering, Howrah
  • Bankura Unnayani Institute of Engineering, Bankura
  • Guru Nanak Institute of Technology (GNIT), Kolkata
  • Bengal College of Engineering and Technology for Women, Durgpur
  • Future Institute of Engineering and Management (FIEM), Kolkata