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Best Engineering Colleges in Kolkata

Updated on : Aug 22, 2019 2:48 PM
Best Engineering Colleges in Kolkata

You are going to be spending 4 years of your life in an engineering college, so choosing the right college is important not only for your career as a good education is a the base of a good career in engineering because you need to have your concepts right to come up with innovative solutions and  think analytically. Besides that a college can also help your overall growth and development as a person because it can teach you to improve your social, communication skills and give you various opportunities to explore your talents. 

If you have made up your mind that you want to do engineering, that is a great first step, but you also need to do some self-analysis and decide which sub-field you would like to choose in engineering. Once you have decided that you should see whether your skills and abilities match your interest. Then, you can move on to consider some colleges that have a good reputation. You also have to see the accreditation, qualification of the faculty, the class size and the financial aid and scholarship. Check whether a reputed college has a good department of the subject that you are interested in because sometimes, a good college is known for a certain department and you may be disappointed later when you see that the department that you choose is not that good. 

We have listed the Top 10 engineering colleges in Kolkata to make your search for the right college easier:

Institute of Engineering and Management (IEM) - Kolkata Photo1
Rating and Reviews
3.61
210 Votes
Description

It was established in 1989. It is affiliated to MAKAUT, which is Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. It has been accredited with Grade 'A' by NAAC. It is located in Ashok Nagar, Tollygunge, Kolkata. 

It has a host of facilities like a library, a cafeteria, a hostel, a sports complex, a hospital, an auditorium and some laboratories. 

The undergraduate courses that are available here are B.Tech in computer science and engineering, B.Tech in Mechanical engineering, B.Tech in Information technology, B.Tech in electronics and communication engineering etc. There are 180 seats for each branch. 

The entire course will cost you around INR 522, 800 and the opening rank (OR) for the WBJEE exam in B.Tech computer science and engineering is 473 and the closing rank (CR) is 1508. The opening rank for mechanical engineering is 746 and the closing rank is 5430. The opening rank for electrical engineering is 845 and the closing rank is 5206.The opening rank for electronics and communication engineering is 1206 and the closing rank is 3296. The opening rank for information technology is 1532 and the closing rank is 2800. The opening rank for electrical and electronics engineering is 1549 and the closing rank is 4054. 

The curriculum is outdated and the faculty is okay and does their job by explaining to the best of their ability, but they don't go out of the way to explain anything that is difficult to understand. 

The average pay packages of the engineering students are 3.45 lakhs.

Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology - Kolkata Photo1
Rating and Reviews
5
1 Vote
Description

It was established in the year 1941 and it is a public college that has got NAAC "A" grade. It is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology and it is an autonomous institute. 

The undergraduate courses that are offered here are ceramic technology, for which 40 seats are available, computer science and engineering for which another 40 seats are available, for information technology also 40 seats are available. 

For B.Tech in computer science, the fees are 48,000, for B.Tech in Information technology, the fees are 96,000 and B.Tech in Ceramic technology is 24,000. The opening rank of WBJEE in B.Tech in computer science and engineering is 1761 and the closing rank is 4222. For B.Tech in information technology, the opening rank is 3351 and the closing rank is 6410. For B.Tech in ceramic technology, the opening rank is 3567 and the closing rank is 8084. 

The permanent faculty is highly qualified and teaches really well, but the part-time faculty is not up to the mark and attending their lectures is a complete waste of time. 

The facilities available here are a good boy's hostel, a sports complex, cafeteria, library and auditorium. The hostel facilities are not that good. 

The highest pay package offered is 8 LPA, while the lowest pay package is 3.5 LPA. The average salary package offered is 4 to 4.5 lakhs per annum. Companies like Vedanta, St Gobain Glass, TRL krosaki visit the campus.

Narula Institute of Technology (NIT) - Kolkata Photo1
Rating and Reviews
4.59
739 Votes
Description

It is an autonomous institute and it was established in the year 2001. It is affiliated to MAKAUT, which is Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. It has got a B grade by NAAC. 

The facilities that are available here are library, classrooms, hostels, sports complex, gym, hospital, auditorium and laboratories. They also have A.C classrooms. The campus size is 7 acres. 

Civil engineering, computer science and engineering, electrical engineering and electronics communication engineering also has 120 seats. The cut off for WBJEE is 4235 opening rank for computer science and engineering. The opening rank for electronics and communication engineering is 14843 and the closing rank is 35772. The opening rank for the civil engineering course is 9147 and the closing rank is 74752. The opening rank for mechanical engineering is 23121and the closing rank is 79806. The opening rank for information technology is 19730 and the closing rank is 25897. 

The average pay package is 3.60 lakhs. The facilities available here are a boys hostel, a library, an auditorium, It infrastructure, laboratories, hospital, a cafeteria and gym. Our laboratories are well-equipped and have all the updated products. It also has a sports complex. 

The faculty members are qualified, knowledgeable and will always be there for you. 

The companies that have visited the campus are Capgemini, TCS, CTS, LNT, Cineplex etc. The highest salary package offered is 4 LPA here.

Heritage Institute of Technology - Kolkata Photo1
Rating and Reviews
4
8 Votes
Description

It is a private institute that is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of technology. It has got a B+ accreditation by NAAC. It has been established in 2001. 

The undergraduate courses that are available here are computer science and engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering and electronics and communication engineering. The fee of this course is 3.93 lakhs and the numbers of seats available are 180 seats. 

The maximum closing rank for B.Tech in Applied electronics and instrumentation engineering is 18816 closing rank, 29988 maximum closing rank in B.Tech biotechnology engineering, the maximum closing rank in chemical engineering is 20222, the closing rank in civil engineering is 19284 and the closing rank in computer science is 8427. 

Eclecia is an annual cultural festival organized every year and Dakshh is a technical festival to showcase the technical skills of the students. 

The average pay package at this company is 3.35 lakhs. The facilities that are available here include a boy's hostel, a sports complex, a cafeteria, a library, and a hospital. The IT infrastructure at this place is good as well. The average pay package here is 3.5 l lakhs.

Netaji Subhash Engineering College - Kolkata Photo1
Rating and Reviews
3.27
100 Votes
Description

It was established in 1998 and it is affiliated to MAKAUT University. It is a private institution. 

The programs at this institute are computer science and engineering, electronics and communication engineering, information technology and electrical engineering, applied electronics and instrumentation engineering. 

There is a laboratory, library, and conference hall and sports complex here. 

The cut off for the WBJEE exam has an opening rank of 3489 and a closing rank of 9477. The electronics and communication engineering has an opening rank of 8245 and a closing rank of 17033. The cut off for opening rank in information technology is 8986 and the closing rank is 13717.  The opening cut off for electrical engineering is 11804 and the closing cut off is 30453. 

The college has good placements for civil and mechanical but for computer science and IT, the placements are not that good. 

Some of the faculty is good, but some of them are below average. 

The highest pay package was 6.3 lakhs per annum and was given to a student by the company Apple, last year.

Government College Of Engineering & Leather Technology - Saltlake City - Kolkata Photo1
Rating and Reviews
3.7
15 Votes
Description

It is a public university that is established in the year 1919 and it is affiliated to MAKAUT, which is Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University Technology. It has a AAA+ rank in engineering. 

The undergraduate courses available here are B.Tech in computer science and engineering, B.Tech in information technology and B.Tech in leather technology. There are 60 seats available in computer science and engineering, 40 seats in B.tech information technology and 30 seats in leather technology. 

The teaching staff is excellent here and their teaching is easy to understand and they are very helpful and friendly. 

There is a boy's hostel, library, hospital, laboratories, library, IT infrastructure and sports complex. There AC labs and AC library as well. The fees here are 51.95 K in computer science and engineering, 1.01 lakhs are the fees for B.Tech in information technology and 27.45K in leather technology. 

There is a big playground in the campus. There is a badminton court as well. The closing rank to get into computer science and engineering for WBJEE is 18257, the closing rank for information technology is 25463, the closing rank for leather technology is 30972. 

Companies like TCS, Wipro, Cognizant and Wipro visit the campus.

R.C.C. Institute of Information Technology - Kolkata Photo1
Rating and Reviews
4.5
2 Votes
Description

It was established in 1999 and is affiliated to MAKAUT. 

The courses that are available here are B.Tech in computer science and engineering, B.Tech in electrical engineering, electronics and communication engineering, information technology, applied electronics and instrumentation. The fees for the courses are 3.32 lakhs. 

The cut-off in WBJEE for B.Tech computer science and engineering has an opening rank of 5290 and the closing rank of 9754. The opening rank for information technology is 9314 and the closing rank is 16191. The opening rank for electronics and communications engineering has an opening rank of 9322 and a closing rank of 166627. The faculty here is quite active and co-operative. 

There is a laboratory, library, hospital and auditorium here. The companies that come here for placement are EQ technology, ICONMA, Demandfarm, Global IDS, Techno Exponent, Jaro education, Kreeti technologies etc.

Bengal Institute of Technology - Kolkata Photo1
Rating and Reviews
3.76
17 Votes
Description

It has been established in the year 2000. It is a private institute and it is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. It has got an AAA rank in engineering. It is a private university. 

The courses that are offered here are B.Tech in computer science and engineering, B.Tech in electronics and communication, B.Tech in Information technology, B.Tech in Biotechnology. 

The fees of the course are 2.88 lakhs and the total number of seats that are available here are 120 seats for computer science and engineering, 60 seats for electronics and communications, 60 seats for Information technology and 30 seats in biotechnology. 

The maximum closing rank for WBJEE in B.Tech Biotechnology is 76731 and the closing rank is 82640. The maximum closing rank for B.Tech computer science and engineering is 49983. The maximum closing rank for information technology is 76731 for WBJEE, is 49983 for computer science and engineering, 97339 is the closing rank for electronics and communication and 88481 is the closing rank for information technology. 

There is a library, sports complex and well-equipped laboratories here. The faculty members are very good and helpful here. If you want to learn something that is out of syllabus; they help you. They have a technical fest called Bits or Bytes. It has an annual fest called Impulse and the sports events, Blitzkrieg. 

Companies like TCS, Wipro and Capgemini visit the college and give a good pay package.

Calcutta Institute of Engineering and Management - Kolkata Photo1
Rating and Reviews
3.5
2 Votes
Description

It is a private institute that is established in 2003 and it is affiliated to MAKAUT. 

The undergraduate courses that are available here are B.Tech in computer science and engineering and B.Tech in computer engineering. The fees for the course cost 3.32 lakhs for 4 years. 

The opening rank for B.Tech in computer science and engineering for WBJEE is 3734, 9338 for information technology, 13041 for civil engineering, 23001 for electronics and communication engineering, 19204 for electrical engineering. 

The average pay package is 2 lakhs and the highest pay package is 6 lakhs. Microsoft, IBM, Infosys, Godrej, Mahindra and Ambuja Cement are the companies that visit the campus.

Future Institute of Engineering and Management - Kolkata Photo1
Rating and Reviews
3.23
119 Votes
Description

Future Institute of Engineering and Management Kolkata was established in 2002 and it is affiliated to MAKAUT. It is a private institute and the campus is 8 acres. 

There are four undergraduate courses that are available here, which are computer science and engineering, electronics and instrumentation, electronics and communication engineering, tech electrical engineering. 

There are 120 seats in computer science and engineering and electronics and communication. 60 seats in applied electronic and instrumentation engineering and electrical engineering. The fees for the course is 3.62 lakhs. 

The closing rank for applied electronics and instrumentation is 100238, 41840 is the closing for computer science and engineering, 98030 is the closing rank for electrical engineering, 77856 is the maximum closing is the maximum closing rank for electronics and communication. 

The median package here is 3.40 lakhs. The facilities that are available here are sports, hospital, and IT infrastructure and auditorium, cafeteria, and library. 

The faculty members are very supportive and helpful. The campus life is good and the infrastructure is also very good. The college has a campus of several acres and a friendly environment. The highest pay package that is available here is 7 lakhs and the average pay package is 4.5 lakhs. 

So, now you can decide which college fits the bill for you by matching your requirements and needs to what the college is offering


Here's The Summary List of Best Engineering Colleges in Kolkata


1.Institute of Engineering and Management (IEM) - Kolkata
2.Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology - Kolkata
3.Narula Institute of Technology (NIT) - Kolkata
4.Heritage Institute of Technology - Kolkata
5.Netaji Subhash Engineering College - Kolkata
6.Government College Of Engineering & Leather Technology - Saltlake City - Kolkata
7.R.C.C. Institute of Information Technology - Kolkata
8.Bengal Institute of Technology - Kolkata
9.Calcutta Institute of Engineering and Management - Kolkata
10.Future Institute of Engineering and Management - Kolkata


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