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The top engineering colleges in Mumbai include both public and private colleges like IIT Bombay, ICT Mumbai, NITIE Mumbai, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, etc. Most of the institutes offer full-time engineering courses, while one offers correspondence and one offers part-time educatiion. The city has some of the best colleges for engineering across the country.

  • Out of 4,658 top engineering colleges in India, Mumbai has 66 such colleges out of which 14 are public and 52 are private institutes.
  • There are 37 colleges that offer bachelor's, 26 colleges offer master’s in engineering and M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Engineering is offered by 25 colleges.
  • The entrance exams accepted for the admission are JEE Main, GATE, MHT CET, NPAT, IMU CET, etc.
  • IIT Bombay has been ranked as the best engineering college in Mumbai by all the ranking agencies.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Rankings

Rankings are given to colleges all across the country according to various parameters by different agencies. The rankings are given on the basis of Teacher:Student Ratio, Graduation Outcomes, Quality, Perception and much more. Ranking agencies give rankings across the country as well as for separate areas and cities.

Some of the agencies which provide rankings are NIRF, Business Today, The Week, Outlook India, etc. The agencies also provide ranking for different courses such as engineering, management and also overall rankings such as Top MBA Colleges in Tamil Nadu. The following are some of the lists for Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai with NIRF Ranking

Name of College

NIRF Ranking 2020

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay


Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT)


Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI)


Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Sardar Patel Institute of Technology


SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies


K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering


Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai (IIT Bombay) has been given an All India Rank of 3 in 2020 according to the NIRF survey. It has maintained its ranking obtained in the 2019 survey.

  • The colleges was established in 1958.
  • Other institutes that have made into the NIRF rankings for Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai are the Institute of Chemical Technology with a rank of 18 and Narsee Monjee with a rank of 151 among the top engineering colleges in India.
  • There is a drop in the ranking of a couple of  institutes this year.

The rankings of NIRF are divided into 5 parameters; Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and Inclusivity, Perception. 

NIRF Ranking Parameters and Weightage

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai with Outlook Ranking

College Name

Outlook Ranking 2019

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay


Dwarkadas J.Sanghvi College Of Engineering (SVKM's)


SVKM's NMIMS (Mukesh Patel School Of Technology Management & Engineering)


Thakur College OF Engineering & Technology


The ranks released for Top Colleges in India by Outlook India consist of only 4 colleges from Mumbai as given above.

  • The rankings for three colleges have seen a drop which also includes the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
  • Thakur Engineering College Mumbai has seen an increase in the position in ranks by 10 since the previous year.
  • Out of the 4 colleges listed IIT Bombay is the only government institute, the rest are private institutes.

The parameters followed by Outlook India to rank colleges include: Selection Process & Institute Profile, Academics, Personality Development & Exposure, Infrastructure & Facilities, and Placements & Graduation Outcome.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai with The Week Ranking

College Name

The Week Ranking 2019

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay)


Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute


Dwarkadas J.Sanghvi College Of Engineering (SVKM's)


K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering


Thadomal Shahani Engineering College


SVKM's NMIMS (Mukesh Patel School Of Technology Management & Engineering)


Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology


The Week collaborates with Hansa Research every year to release a list of Top colleges in various courses across India. Engineering is one of the disciplines which was released this year.

  • The Week declared IIT Bombay as first according to the Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai, it has an all India rank of 2.
  • All the institutes which participated in previous years have risen in ranks except IIT Bombay which has remained the same. Thus there has been no drop in the ranks for institutes from Mumbai.

The following parameters are followed by The Week in making rank lists: Perceptual Score, Factual Score, and the total is called the composite score.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai with Fees

College Name BTech Fees
IIT Bombay INR 8,45,000
ICT Mumbai INR 3,41,000
VJTI Mumbai INR 3,30,000
Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering INR 12,52,000
Sardar Patel Institute of Technology INR 6,32,000
Sardar Patel College of Engineering INR 6,80,000
KJ Somaiya College of Engineering INR 11,44,000
Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering INR 7,16,000
Thakur College of Engineering and Management INR 5,48,000
Amity University INR 9,48,000
Vidyalankar Institute of Technology (VIT) INR 6,00,000
Thadomal Shahani Engineering College (TSEC) INR 6,56,000

Top Private Engineering Colleges in Mumbai with ROI (Return on Investment)

College Name

Average Annual Fee

Average Placement Package

ROI Rank

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

INR 84,051



Sardar Patel institute of technology

INR 1,58,000

INR 7.69 LPA


Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology

INR 1,04,000



St. Francis Institute of Technology

INR 1,10,997

INR 3.48 LPA


K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering

INR 1,80,000



Thakur College of Engineering and technology

INR 1,37,000

INR 4.01 LPA


Dwarkadas J.Sanghvi College Of Engineering (SVKM's)

INR 1,79,000



Xavier Institute of Engineering

INR 1,38,000



Thadomal Shahani Engineering College

INR 1,64,000



SVKM's NMIMS (Mukesh Patel School Of Technology Management & Engineering)

INR 3,11,500



Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Admission Process

There are a total of 644 best engineering colleges in Maharashtra out of which, 66 colleges are in Mumbai. The colleges include 14 public and 52 private institutes. Most of the institutes give admission on the basis of entrance exams such as JEE MAIN, GATE, NPAT, etc.

Number of Engineering Colleges in Mumbai

Source: Official Survey

The following table shows the number of Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai giving admission based on the mentioned exams:

Entrance Exam

Number of Colleges

JEE Main








JEE Advanced




Amity JEE


IIT Bombay 

IIT Bombay is the best engineering college in Mumbai and one of the top ranks in India for Engineering with a rank of 3 given by NIRF. It is ranked first among the Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai.

  • IIT Bombay was established in 1958, it was set up with foreign assistance from UNESCO.
  • The institute offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in research and academic programs.
  • GATE, JEE Advanced, and CEED, NET is the national exams accepted by the IIT Bombay.

361 companies participated in the placement drive in December 2018 for which a total of 1,695 students registered for placements and 1996 registered for internships.

  • The average pay package offered was INR 17.49 LPA.
  • Some of the sectors in which placement was offered were IT, Engineering and Technology, Analytics, Finance, Education and more.
  • A total of 1186 students were placed across B. Tech, Dual Degree, M. Tech, 2yr MSc, etc.
  • The highest number of students got placement in Engineering Technology followed by IT/ Software.

Distribution of offers made in different sectors of Economy:

Sector Wise Placement of Engineering Students
Source: Official Website     

Institute of Chemical Technology 

Institute of Chemical Technology was established on October 1, 1933, as the University Department of Chemical Technology. It is one of the best colleges all over India with a rank of 18 and rank 2 in Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai according to NIRF.

  • It offers courses in chemical engineering, biotechnology, pharmacy, applied chemistry and more.
  • It provides both a bachelor's and master's degrees.
  • JEE Main and GATE are the two common entrance exams accepted by the Institute of Chemical Technology.

A placement cell participates with the UDCT Alumni Association. The campus placements start around July and go on throughout the year. 

  • The highest package offered at the institute is INR 14 lakh per year.
  • The average pay package that students receive are 3.5 lakhs
  • Some of the companies which offer placements are Samsung, Cadbury, Coca Cola, ITC, Biocon LTD, Lupin, etc.

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute 

The Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) was given the name on January 26, 1997. It was established in 1887 under the name Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute.

  • It is ranked 3rd among the Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai according to NIRF and ranked 71 all over India.
  • Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Mechanical, Civil, Computer, Automobile engineering, etc are offered at Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute.
  • The bachelor’s programs are a 4-year course; diplomas are 3-year courses while the postgraduate degree is a 2-year course.

The placement office of the college provides placements, internships, and in-plant training opportunities.

  • The highest pay package was offered by Rakuten of INR 24 LPA.
  • Companies that take part in placements on the college campus are Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, L & T, Godrej.
  • MCA and Production Engineering students undergo project training.
  • Students are offered jobs and placements even before the final examinations have been given.

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Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Entrance Exam Wise

Admissions in Mumbai for engineering are usually done through entrance exams such as JEE MAIN, NET, GATE, MHT- CET, etc. Some institutes might directly admit students based on previous results, quota or merit offered by the institute itself. Listed below are some of the entrance exams accepted and their requirements.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai with JEE Main Cutoff

College Name JEE Main Cutoff
Sardar Patel Institute of Technology 1789
KJ Somaiya College of Engineering 3416
Thakur College of Engineering and Technology 13547
Vasantdada Patil Prathistan’s College of Engineering and Visual Arts 36964
Vidyalankar Institute of Technology 24238
Thadomal Shahani Engineering College 12782
Atharva College of Engineering 55809
Don Bosco Institute of Technology 7868
Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Technology 53708
Rizvi College of Engineering 62711

JEE Main is a nationwide exam for entrance into engineering colleges all over India. Admissions into NITs, IITs, Technical Institutions require the results of class 12th and results of JEE Main.

  • JEE Main is held by the National Testing Agency. JEE Main Paper 1 is for admissions into engineering
  • The exam is held twice before the start of the academic session
  • The test is a computer-based exam only
  • The application fee for the General category is INR 650 for boys and INR 325 for girls. For SC/ ST/ OBC the fees to be paid are INR 325 for both boys and girls.
  • 23 colleges in Mumbai accept JEE Main results for admission into engineering.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai Accepting GATE 

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination for students applying to undergraduate in engineering, technology, architecture and postgraduate studies in science.

  • GATE is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and 7 Indian Institutes of Technology.
  • It is required for admission into masters and doctoral programs in engineering/ technology and architecture and relevant branches of science
  • It is conducted in a computer-based mode
  • The GATE exam will be conducted for 25 subjects through the month of February.
  • The GATE result is valid for three years from the time of result
  • The GATE score is accepted by 20 colleges in Mumbai

Some of the colleges accepting GATE in Mumbai are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Institute of Chemical Technology
  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
  • K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering
  • Sardar Patel College of Engineering
  • Thakur College of Engineering and Technology

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Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: Placement Wise

Placements for engineering colleges in Mumbai have seen top recruiters offering job placements to students even before the final examinations have taken place. Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai has seen the highest pay packages being offered to students.

  • IIT Bombay had 361 companies recruiting in December 2018 with the highest package of over INR 17 lakh per year.
  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute also says the highest package of INR 24 LPA offered by Rakuten.
  • The average pay package of most of the institutes in Mumbai lies between INR 3 to 5 lakh with an exception of a few top colleges and institutes.

Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai with Average Salary

College Name

Average Salary

IIT Bombay


















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Top Engineering Colleges in Mumbai: FAQs

Ques. Which are the government colleges for engineering in Mumbai? 

Ans. The best govt. Engineering colleges are:

  • IIT Bombay
  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
  • Sardar Patel Institute of Technology

Ques. Which engineering colleges are the best for CSE in Mumbai? 

Ans. The following colleges are best for CSE:

Ques. How many engineering colleges are there in Mumbai?

Ans. There are 66 engineering colleges in Mumbai.

Ques. Which entrance exams must be given for admissions in engineering?

Ans. JEE MAIN, MHT CET and GATE are the most widely accepted entrance exams which are accepted by most colleges for admissions.

Ques. Which are the best colleges for Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. IIT Bombay, Institute of Chemical Technology, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering are some of the best colleges for Mechanical Engineering.

Ques. Which are the good computer engineering colleges in Mumbai except IIT?

Ans. Some of the best colleges are:

  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
  • K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering
  • D.J. Sanghvi

Ques. Is there a girl’s quota in engineering colleges? 

Ans. Yes, Almost all engineering colleges have a few seats reserved for girls.


6.3 /10

Loan/ Scholarship Provisions :

Fees are base on 3 type, if student is in general category then the fee is 84000? if student is minor / muslim then the fee is half that is 42000? approx. And the last one is sc/st cast then the fee is 8000? approx

Course Curriculum Overview :

Civil engineering is good option in engineering field. Job opportunity are high and less compilation. Many infra project are started. Faculties are qualified, good teaching methods. Exams are quite difficult

Campus Life :

Rizvi college of engineering conducts many fests including technical fest, cultural fest, sports meets etc. Library is big all the books are available. College is quite good at sports especially cricket.

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7.8 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

landing into this course of Information technology was not one of my rashed decisions. In fact, I was clear about taking this field and choosing IT as a profession since I was in 8th grade and it now proves to be an advantage because as of current scenario everything across the globe is getting digitalized rapidly and the need for this field are increasing with each day. The faculties involved in teaching this course are well experienced with expertise in their subjects. They are very helpful, kind, and ready to solve your queries whenever needed. The faculties monitor and mentor students and are very concern about the growth of students. They put in all the efforts to their best and make the subjects interesting even the deadliest one. They show us the practical use of the subjects and focuses more on the practicality of the subject. The terms exams are held at an interval of 4 months followed by 2 unit test in between with an interval of 1 month and it is really easy to pass the exam

Loan/ Scholarship Provisions :

This is a 4-year degree course and the yearly fee for this course is approximately 120000 and goes even up to 140000 depending on the college in which the student gets admitted. There are many government scholarships like minority scholarships, EBC, and even TFWS (tuition fee waiver scheme) which can be availed by the students whose information is provided by the college at the start of the academic year. Students can also try to avail of some private scholarships in order to afford the fees for the course. The campus placements in this field are greater in number. Many established and reputed MNC's like LTI, TCS, Infosys, Teradata, Endurance International visits our campus for recruitment drives, and hire students on an average decent salary package of 3.5 LPA to 5 LPA or even more. Some off-campus recruitment drives are also conducted whose information is given by training and placement cell to the student to increase the employment opportunity.

Campus Life :

The campus life in this college is quite a fine one. Discipline is a factor that is to be followed strictly when one is on the campus. The classrooms and the labs are spacious to accommodate a strength of 80 to 90 students and are well equipped. There are seven departments offered by the degree course and each department is having its own student committee and there is one college committee that includes students from all the departments. There one annual fest which is held in the month of March and it includes 2 parts. The first part is a sports fest where different sport competitions are held and the second part is a cultural fest and includes fun events. The pre-fest days like traditional day, gang day is also celebrated. Apart from this even days like independence day, teachers day, engineers day is also celebrated by the different committees by organizing technical events, fun events, etc.

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9.0 /10

Campus Life :

The best campus life I ever lived in my life and not expected any other than this. The lot of cultural , technical, sports event conducted by students itself on the campus . The fresher party , prom night are best event in the campus. The digital library, on campus library, study room, net lab room and many more facilities available on the first floor itself of college. Many clubs like SPCE RACING, SPCE WAVE, TESA SPCE, ISHRAE, IIIE SPCE, SPARK ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION, STARTUP CLUB, E-CELL are run by students for various competition.

Course Curriculum Overview :

Playing with the machine, repairing household machines is my passion so that's why I took a mechanical engineering course in graduate studies. Most of the professors are already completed their PhD from various reputed Institute in India and across the globe too, The method adopted by most of the professors are by using blackboard method and also by a smart board. The term exam in per semester about 4 and a half month from the start of the semester and it is not that much hard to pass them.

Placement Experience :

The placement percentage and post graduation percentage in abroad also took me to enroll in SPCE. From 7th semester everyone is eligible in the placement. The average package is 7 LPA and highest package is about 12 lPA. Along with that pre placement training and free classes for GATE, CAT and various competitive exams.

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9.5 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

I chose these courses as I love engineering and physics the faculty-student ratio is a close 1:25 many of the faculty are PhD holders and many are in the midst of completing their doctorates, they teach really well autonomous college so it was all very smooth and timely, passing depends on how well you study

Campus Life :

Symphony is the annual fest conducted in Feb 1st week the library is stocked with books, no needs o buying any classrooms are modern and digitised has an Olympic size pool, 2 football grounds, 2 cricket grounds, basketball court, squash court, table tennis rooms, and a 400m track and field ground

Loan/ Scholarship Provisions :

fee hikes are done at the rate of 3-4% every year, it is on the higher side but many scholarships are available through state government and college councils too Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj state scholarship KJSCE scholarship other private scholarships

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