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Top Engineering Colleges in Indore Based on 2023 Ranking

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| Updated On - Dec 31, 2022

Top Engineering colleges in Indore offer several Engineering courses at the UG, PG, Diploma, Certificate, and Research levels. Indore is home to around 59 Engineering colleges, out of the 51 are private and 7 top government engineering colleges in Indore. Most of the best Engineering colleges in Indore are approved by AICTE and UGC. IIT Indore, Medi-Caps University, and IET DAVV are among the top 10 engineering colleges in Indore.

  • IIT Indore and Shri G. S. Institute of Technology & Science are the best Engineering colleges in India and are ranked 13 and 181 respectively by NIRF Ranking 2021.
  • Admissions into the top Engineering colleges in Indore are offered based on Engineering Entrance exams like JEE, GATE, MP PPT, etc. followed by GD/ PI rounds. 
  • Acropolis Institute of Technology and Research, Indore Institute of Science and Technology (IIST), and IIT Indore are the best BTech colleges in Indore.
  • Top Engineering colleges in Indore offer Engineering courses with various specializations including Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, etc.
  • The average fees for Engineering courses from the best Engineering colleges in Indore can range between INR 20,000 - 2,35,000 per year which varies with courses.
  • IIT Indore, IET DAVV, Medi-Caps University, and Sage University are the top 10 Computer Science Engineering colleges in Indore.
  • Some of the top government Engineering colleges in Indore are IIT Indore, IET DAVV, SGSITS Indore, and Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore.
  • AITR Indore, Sage University, and SIMS Indore are some of the best private engineering colleges in Indore in terms of fees, placement, faculties, etc.
  • The best Engineering colleges in Indore have good placement cells and offer average placement packages which range between INR 3 - 7 LPA.

Top Engineering Colleges in Indore: Rankings

Most of the top-ranking agencies in the country release lists for different top colleges in India based on various factors. These factors include city, state, stream, type of institute, ROI (Return on Investment), etc. Some of the examples of such lists are Top Engineering Colleges in India and Top B.Tech. Colleges in Madhya Pradesh, etc.

These rankings are based on different parameters which are allowed different weights. Some of the top parameters considered while releasing these rankings are Placement Quality, Faculty Quality, Teacher-Student Ratio, Perception of the University, etc. Some of these rankings for the top engineering colleges in Indore are given below.

Top Engineering Colleges in Indore: NIRF Ranking 2022

NIRF or National Institutional Ranking Framework is the ranking agency of the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. NIRF releases the most comprehensive list of the top colleges in India for different streams.

  • IIT Indore is the top engineering college in Indore as per NIRF Ranking 2022. The Institute dropped 3 places compared to 2021.
  • The institute has secured an overall rank of 16 in India with a composite score of 61.58
  • SGSITS Indore has also been included in the top 300 engineering colleges in India with a rank between 201-300.
NIRF Ranking 2022 College Name NIRF Score
16 Indian Institute of Technology Indore 61.68
201 - 300 Shri G. S. Institute of Technology & Science -

NIRF Rankings are based on 5 different parameters. These parameters are listed in the table below along with the weightage allotted to them.

Top Engineering Colleges in Indore: Outlook Ranking 2022

Outlook or Outlook ICARE Ranking is one of India's most trusted private Ranking agencies. Each year it publishes a list for ranking top institutions of different domains. Outlook ranks an Institute based on different parameters such as placement records, Education quality, etc.

The weightage of different parameters based on which Outlook ranks a college is tabulated below:

Outlook India Parameters and Weightage
  • There are only 3 colleges from Indore which managed to secure a place in the list of top engineering colleges in India released by Outlook Icare 2022.
  • Medi Caps University Indore is the best engineering college in Indore as per the Outlook ranking 2022. The University is ranked 69.
  • SAGE Institute of Research and Technology Indore is ranked in 81st place with an Outlook Icare score of 411.94.
  • Sagar Institute of Research & Technology also managed to secure a place on the list this year. The institute is ranked between 101-160.

Tabulated below is the list of top Engineering colleges in Indore ranked by Outlook Icare 2022.

Outlook Ranking 2022 College Name  Outlook Score
69 Medi Caps University, Indore  418.54
81 SAGE Institute of Research and Technology, Indore  411.94
101-160 Sagar Institute of Research and Technology, Indore -

Top Engineering Colleges in Indore: The Times Ranking 2022

The Times is an Indian English-language daily newspaper and digital media. It is one of the largest selling English-language daily newspapers in the world and the third-largest newspaper in India by circulation. Optimal Media Solutions - The Times in partnership with Avance India has conducted a survey and published a list of Top Engineering colleges in India. The Times survey is based on different parameters to rank a college.

  • IPS Academy, Institute Of Engineering & Science Indore is the best Engineering college in Indore as per the Times 2022 Ranking. It is ranked 38th among the top Engineering colleges in India. 
  • Medi Caps University Indore has secured 79th place followed by Acropolis Institute of Technology and Research Indore at 88th position among the list of top engineering colleges in India.

Tabulated below are the Top Engineering colleges in Indore ranked by The Times 2022 Ranking.

The Times Ranking 2022 College Name 
38 IPS Academy, Institute Of Engineering & Science, Indore
79 Medi Caps University, Indore
88 Acropolis Institute of Technology & Research, Indore

Top Private Engineering Colleges in Indore: ROI (Return on Investment)

Return on Investment (ROI) shows how much return (placement package) you get on your investment (in the form of a fee that you pay) while pursuing your desired course. The following table shows the Return on Investment ranking of the top private engineering colleges in Indore.

College Name Average Annual Fee Average Placement Package ROI Rank*
Acropolis Institute of Technology and Research INR 63,000 INR 4,00,000 1
Indore Institute of Science and Technology (IIST) INR 50,000 INR 3,00,000 2
Lakshmi Narain College of Technology & Science (LNCTS) INR 58,000 INR 3,25,000 3
Astral Institute of Technology and Research INR 45,600 INR 2,50,000 4
Prestige Institute of Engineering Management and Research INR 58,000 INR 2,80,000 5
Swami Vivekananda Institute of Engineering INR 58,500 INR 2,50,000 6
MEDI-CAPS University INR 1,00,000 INR 3,88,000 7
Sage University INR 1,51,000 INR 5,60,000 8
Malwa Institute of Science and Technology INR 58,700 INR 2,00,000 9

*ROI={(Average Placement Package)/(Average Annual Fees)}*100%

  • Acropolis Institute of Technology and Research, Indore ranks 1 in the city in terms of ROI. The institute charges an average annual fee of INR 63,000 for B.Tech. and provides an average package of INR 4,00,000 to students.
  • Other top entries in the list include IIST Indore and LNCTS Indore.

Top Engineering Colleges in Indore: Admission Process

There are only 8 names on the list of government engineering colleges in Indore while the number of private institutes is 50.

No. of Engineering Colleges in Indore

Source: Official Survey

Admissions to the top engineering colleges are mainly done through national-level entrance exams. Some institutes also give admissions based on state-level exam MP PPT. The accepted national-level engineering entrance exams are IIT-JEE (JEE Main and JEE Advanced) for B.Tech. and GATE for M.Tech.

Indian Institute of Technology, Indore

Indian Institute of Technology is one of the top engineering colleges and has distinguished itself from other institutes in the field of innovation in pedagogy and research.

  • The institute offers B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. programs in Computer science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy Engineering & Material Science, and Civil Engineering.
  • Each department and discipline has a student strength of 60, except for the Metallurgy Engineering & Material Science and Civil Engineering disciplines.
  • These 2 departments were started in 2016 and have a student strength of 40 each.
  • The institute offers overall 260 seats for each of the degree courses B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. in the field of engineering.

IIT Indore Placements 2022 Report

IIT Indore, Madhya Pradesh inaugurated its 2022 placement drive, wherein during the first phase of the placement process.

  • In the placement drive of 2022, the highest CTC stood at INR 60 LPA.
  • During the placement drive of 2022, the average CTC stood at INR 25 LPA.
  • Around 200 students have been placed.
  • Some of the top recruiters including Goldman Sachs, Razor Pay, and Oracle participated in the placement drive of 2022.
Batch Placement Statistics (2021-22)
Number of Students Placed 200
Highest CTC INR 60 LPA
Average CTC INR 25 LPA
Top Recruiters Goldman Sachs, Razor Pay, and Oracle
IIT Indore Engineering Programs Seats Intake

Source: IIT Indore Official Website

Prestige Institute of Engineering, Management and Research, Indore

Prestige Institute of Engineering, Management, and Research, Indore is one of the top engineering colleges in Indore and is known for its up-to-par approach to teaching and facilities for its students.

  • Admissions are done based on popular national-level entrance exams like JEE Main and JEE Advanced.
  • PIEMR Indore offers M.Tech. only in Mechanical Engineering and has 12 seats reserved for this discipline.
  • The institute offers B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. programs in only 4 departments, namely Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Civil Engineering.

The following table shows the distribution of seats among different specializations.

Discipline Seats
Computer science and engineering 180
Electrical engineering 60
Mechanical engineering 120
Civil engineering 120
M.Tech. 12

Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science, Indore

Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS), Indore is a prestigious institute in Madhya Pradesh and is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidhyalaya (the University of Technology of M.P.), Bhopal. It has been ranked among the top 30 to 40 institutes for engineering including the esteemed IITs and NITs by many independent bodies.

  • The institute offers 10 UG courses (Regular), 4 UG courses (Part-time), and PG programs with 22 specializations along with 2 part-time PG courses.
  • The institute offers B.Tech and M.Tech degree courses in various disciplines in the emerging areas of Engineering, Technology, Applied Sciences, Computer Applications, and Management & Pharmacy.

Following are the seats and the reservation offered by the institute to B. Tech aspirants along with the waiver distribution-

Course Branch No. of Seats Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme Seats (Supernumerary) FN/PIO/Gulf Quota Seats(supernumerary)
B.E./B.Tech. Biomedical Engineering 60 (including 3 NRI Seats) 3 9
Civil Engineering 90 (including 5 NRI Seats) 5 14
Computer Science Engineering 90 (including 5 NRI Seats) 5 14
Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering 60 (including 3 NRI Seats) 3 9
Electrical Engineering 90 (including 5 NRI Seats) 5 14
Electronics & Tele-Communication Engineering 90 (including 5 NRI Seats) 5 14
Industrial & Production Engineering 60 (including 4 NRI Seats) 3 9
Information Technology 90 (including 5 NRI Seats) 5 14
Mechanical Engineering 90 (including 5 NRI Seats) 5 14
B.Pharma. B.Pharmacy 60 (including 3 NRI Seats) - -

Following are the seats and the reservation offered by the institute to M.Tech aspirants along with waiver distribution-

Course/Specialization Department No. of Seats
M.E.Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering.) Civil Engineering. & Applied Mechanics 25
M.E.Civil Engineering (Water Resource Engineering.) 25
M.E.Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering.) 25
M.Tech. Environmental Engineering. 25
M.E. Structural Engineering. (Part-Time) for Sponsored Candidate 18
M.E. Electrical Engineering (Power Electronics) Electrical Engineering. 25
M.E. Electrical Engineering (Power Systems and Control) 25
M.E. Production Engineering (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) Industrial & Prod. Engineering. 18
M.E. Production Engineering (Industrial Engineering. & Management) 25
M.E. Computer Engineering. Computer Engineering. 25
M.E. Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. 18
M.E. Mechanical Engineering. (Tribology & Maintenance Engineering.) Mechanical Engineering. 25
M.Tech. (CAD/CAM/CAE) 30
M.Tech. Electronics & Instrumentation (Micro Electronics & VLSI Design) Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering. 25
M.Tech. Biomedical Engineering. (Biomedical Signal Processing & Instrumentation) Biomedical Engineering. 18
M.Tech. Opto Electronics (Optical Communication) Applied Physics & Optoelectronics 25
M.Tech. Chemical Technology Applied Chemistry 18
M.Tech. Industrial Mathematics Applied Mathematics & Computational Science 18

M.Tech aspirants who have qualified GATE are eligible to get a scholarship worth INR 12,400 per month if approved by AICTE, New Delhi. The scholarship is provided by AICTE, New Delhi to the students by direct cash transfer.

Top Engineering Colleges in Indore: Placement Wise

All the top engineering colleges in Indore have excellent placement facilities for their aspirants. Top Engineering recruiters of the colleges are given in the following table:

Tata Consultancy Services Voltas
Wipro Tata Power
Byjus’ Aditya Birla
Zenstar Technologies TVS
Infosys Jet Airways
Indian Navy Reliance Digital
Trident Group IBM
Oppo Bajaj

The following chart shows the average CTC offered in the top engineering colleges in Indore.

Average CTC offered in the top Engineering Colleges in Indore

Source: IIT Indore Official Website

Placements depend a lot upon the stream you choose for your course. Click on the links below to check colleges stream-wise.

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Top Engineering Colleges in Indore: FAQs

Ques. What are the Top Engineering colleges in Indore?

Ans. The top engineering colleges in Indore are IIT Indore, Shri Govindram Seksaria University of Technology and Science, Prestige Institute of Engineering Management and Research, etc.

Ques. What are the Top Engineering colleges in Indore for Computer engineering?

Ans. The top engineering colleges for computer engineering are IIT Indore, Shri Govindram Seksaria University of Technology and Science, Indore, Astral Institute of Technology and research, etc.

Ques. Which Private college is best for Engineering in Indore?

Ans. Medi-Caps University in Indore is one of the best private institutes for pursuing engineering.

Ques. What are the fees of IIT Indore?

Ans. The fee of IIT Indore is Rs. 8,81,300

Ques. What exam is accepted in Indore?

Ans. JEE Main And JEE Advanced for B.Tech and GATE for M.Tech is accepted in Indore

Ques. Which engineering College has better placement in Indore?

Ans. IIT Indore has the best placement facilities for engineering students in Indore and for private institute Medi-Caps University has a good placement too.

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Top Engineering Colleges in Indore Based on 2023 Ranking

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Indore, Madhya Pradesh | AICTE Accredited

8/10 (18 Reviews)

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2.29 Lakhs

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NIRFranking 13 out of 300 in 2021