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Rajasthan is home to several renowned engineering colleges, both government and private.

  • There are a total of 144 engineering colleges in Rajasthan.
  • Some of the engineering colleges topping this list are - IIT Jodhpur, BITS Pilani, NIIT University Neemrana, Malaviya National Institute of Technology in Jaipur, JK Lakshmipat University Jaipur and Anand International College of Engineering, also in Jaipur.

Number of engineering colleges in Rajasthan.

  • Of all these 144 colleges, International Institute of Management Studies (IIMT) Jaipur, offers engineering courses in the distance/correspondence mode.
  • Composite rankings of 2020 from the top-ranking agencies of NIRF, India Today and the Times group have listed, BITS Pilani, IIT Jodhpur and Malaviya National Institute of Technology, as the top 3 engineering colleges in Rajasthan in descending order.

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan: Ranking

There are a number of top-ranking agencies in India which release rankings of colleges in India, based on a number of parameters. This ranking is achieved on the basis of a composite score allotted to each college, by these agencies and the parameters used by these agencies, differ from one another.

Top, ranking agencies, such as NIRF, Times, Outlook, The Week and others, rank colleges in India, streamwise, such as top management colleges/top medical colleges/top engineering colleges

Colleges are also ranked region-wise, that is, state or city wise, such as top engineering colleges in Rajasthan/top medical colleges in Kolkata/top management schools in the Delhi NCR.

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan:NIRF Ranking

The acronym NIRF stands for National Institutional Ranking Framework. This is a central agency and has been granted approval by the MHRD, Government of India. NIRF rankings are considered to be the cornerstone of any institute’s credibility and quality.

The following table compares the rankings given by NIRF to top engineering colleges in Rajasthan in 2020 and 2019.

College Name

NIRF Ranking 2020

NIRF Ranking 2019


Average Annual Fees

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani)




INR 4,23,000

Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (MNIT Jaipur)




INR 93,600

Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur (IIT Jodhpur)




INR 1,40,000
The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur 194 NP +ve INR 3,70,000
  • This table shows that BITS Pilani which was considered by most ranking agencies to be the best engineering college in Rajasthan fell from the 2019 NIRF rankings by a whopping 5 places.
  • IIT Jodhpur, has also dropped by 3 positions in the NIRF Ranking 2020.
  • MNIT Jaipur, on the other hand, has shown an improvement of 18 positions. The institute now ranks at 35 in India.

The parameters on which NIRF ranks colleges are, the following five as can be seen from the following chart –

NIRF Ranking Parameters and Weightage

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan: The Week Ranking

The Week is an acclaimed news magazine founded in 1982 and run by Malayala Manorama. This magazine, in partnership with Hansa Research, publishes a list of top colleges and universities in various categories, each year, in order to help students make a good choice.

In the case of engineering and technical colleges, they choose on the basis of whether these colleges are, recognized by the UGC, offering full-time postgraduate courses in at least two disciplines and having graduated at least three batches of students for postgraduate programs.

The following table takes a look at their rankings of top engineering colleges in Rajasthan in 2019 and 2018 –

College Name

The Week All India Ranking in 2019

The Week All India Ranking in 2018


Average Annual Fees

BITS Pilani




INR 4,23,000

MNIT, Jaipur




INR 93,600

The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur




INR 3,70,000
  • In its rankings, The Week has ranked BITS Pilani in the top 5 All India technical universities and has also ranked BITS as the number 1 non-government technical university in 2019 in the whole of India.
  • According to this table, MNIT Jaipur has improved in the rankings in 2019 as compared to 2019.

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan: Outlook India Ranking

The Outlook is one of India’s leading weekly English news magazines and is published from New Delhi. It publishes rankings in collaboration with Drshti Strategic Research Services.

The following table compares the lists published by The Outlook magazine, on the top engineering colleges in Rajasthan –

College Name

Outlook All India Ranking in 2018

Outlook All India Ranking in 2017


Average Annual Fees

Birla Institute of Technology & Science – BITS Pilani




INR 4,23,000

Jaipur Engineering College And Research Center, Jaipur




INR 1,85,000

Outlook has ranked these colleges based on whether they offer approved/affiliated B.E./B. Tech courses and have a minimum of three passed-out batches by 2019.

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan: Return on Investment (ROI) 

Return on Investment is a key consideration of students and their parents, when it comes to selecting an engineering college and a particular engineering program, as a lot is invested financially in such a career, with dreams of doing really well in the future.

The following table discusses the top engineering colleges in Rajasthan, based on each one’s Return on Investment parameter.

College Name

Average Annual Fees

Average Placement Package 

ROI Rank*

MNIT, Jaipur INR 1,25,000 INR 6,95,000 1
BITS, Pilani INR 3,56,000 INR 17,00,000 2
IIT Jodhpur INR 7,40,200 INR 14,33,000 3
JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur INR 1,78,200 INR 3,35,000 4

NIIT University 

INR 3,14,800

INR 5,67,000


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

  • When it comes to return on the investment made by a student, the top colleges are undoubtedly NIIT University Neemrana and MNIT Jaipur.
  • BITS Pilani too can boast of some of the highest pay packages for graduates.
  • IIT Jodhpur a central government college graduates to fare really well with an average starting pay package of INR 14.33 lacs per annum.

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan: Admission Process 

The leading engineering colleges in Rajasthan, include both government and private colleges,  each of which has its own admission policies.

NTA is an autonomous testing body, formed under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI). This agency conducts tests such as JEE (Main) and the JEE (Advanced), which are tests one must appear in, in order to gain admission to undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTI). The JEE (Advanced) is especially for those students who wish to get admission to the prestigious IITs.

Most private engineering colleges and universities, however, run their own internal admission tests.

BITS Pilani 

Founded in 1964, BITS was developed in association with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, with assistance from the Ford Foundation Grant and is the most renowned private engineering college in India.

  • It has campuses in Pilani, Hyderabad, Goa, and Dubai.
  • It offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs with B. Pharm, M. Pharm and Chemical Engineering being some of its popular programs.
  • CTC of pharmacy graduates has been as high as INR 13,90,000.

NIIT University, Neemrana 

NIIT University is a non-profit institution, notified by the Government of Rajasthan. Computer Science Engineering is one of the most sought after degrees from this institute.

  • NIIT University had achieved 100% campus placements in 2018.
  • It offers its B. Tech students an optional minor certificate program in Finance, Business Analytics, and Entrepreneurship.
  • It offers B. Tech, M. Tech, M. Sc, Ph. D and MBA programs.

IIT Jodhpur 

IIT Jodhpur was founded in 2008 and offers programs across 11 departments. It offers B. Tech, M. Tech, M. Sc and Ph. D courses.

  • Its placement record in 2018-2019 was 84% with maximum from the CSE department.
  • B. Tech is offered in 4 specialties and M. Tech is offered in 9 specialties.

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan: Entrance Exam Wise

Entrance examination forms the backbone of the admission process to engineering colleges and each college accepts different results or conducts its own internal admission tests.

  • The IITs, NITs, IIITs and other government engineering colleges accept the JEE Main and the JEE Advanced entrance examination results along with the class XII results of the candidates each year.
  • RPET or Rajasthan pre-engineering test is a state-level entrance examination run by the Rajasthan Board of Technical Education.

The following table lists some of the top engineering colleges in Rajasthan and the examination results they accept.

Name of the college/university

Name of the accepted entrance examination for admission

BITS Pilani


NIIT University Neemrana


Students not appearing for any of these examinations must compulsorily appear for NIIT University’s own admission test - NIIT UNIVERSITY ENGINEERING TEST (NUET).

MNIT Jaipur

JEE Main


JEE Main

Anand International College of Engineering, Jaipur

JEE Main

JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur

JEE Main

RTU - Rajasthan Technical University, Kota

JEE Main

The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur

JEE Main

  • There are 184 engineering colleges in Rajasthan. Of these 129 colleges accept JEE Main results for admission into their B. Tech programs.
  • The JEE Main and Advanced/BITSAT are standard examination scores accepted by most colleges.
  • JEE Main is offered both as an offline paper-based test (PBT) or a computer-based test (CBT). JEE Advanced, however, is a CBT.
  • BITSAT is an online test internally carried out by BITS Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa campuses.

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan: Placement Wise

Placement records are one of the most important data, referred to by students when applying to a college. The better the placement results of a college, the more a student shall want to join that college, thus making it more competitive.

The table below lists the placement records of some of the top engineering colleges in Rajasthan

College Name

Top recruiting companies

Average placement packages offered to graduates

IIT Jodhpur

Havells, HCL, Intel, Hindustan Petroleum, Capgemini, Amazon.

Average CTC: INR 14.33 lacs

BITS Pilani

Accenture, Adobe, Bajaj Auto, Byju’s, GE India, GAIL, HCL, Intel, IBM

Average CTC in lakhs – 9.18

Highest – CTC in lakhs – 15


Essar Steel, L&T-ECC, Bosch, Infosys, Tata Motors, Vodafone, Wipro Analytics.

Average CTC in lakhs – 6.95

Highest CTC in lakhs – 29

NIIT University

Amazon, Big Basket, Intel, IBM, Grofers, NIIT Technologies, Infosys, Tech Mahindra.

Average CTC in lakhs –5.41

Highest CTC in lakhs – 16.35


Amazon, Infosys, Adobe, Airtel, Indus Valley, Interra Systems.

Average CTC in lakhs – 8.83

Highest CTC in lakhs – 27

CTC Offered in Top Engineering colleges in Rajasthan

Make a graph of the average placement package graph taking data from the above table. 

  • In 2016-2017 more than 120 companies visited MNIT Jaipur to conduct campus interviews, 508 offers were made and 451 students were placed that year.
  • In 2019 NIIT University witnessed participation by 145 companies in its placement drives.

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan: FAQs

Ques. Which are the top engineering colleges in Rajasthan?

Ans. Best engineering college in Rajasthan :

  1. BITS Pilani
  2. IIT Jodhpur
  3. NIIT University Neemrana

Ques. What is the number of engineering colleges in Rajasthan?

Ans. There are 184 engineering colleges in Rajasthan.

Ques. Which university is best for engineering in Rajasthan?

Ans. The following can be said as the best engineering colleges in Rajasthan.

  1. BITS Pilani
  2. MNIT
  3. The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur

Ques. Which is a Best part-time engineering college in Rajasthan?


Ques. What is the Cost of studying engineering in Rajasthan?

Ans. The cost of studying engineering in Rajasthan is:

  1. IIT Jodhpur – INR 9.97 lacs
  2. MNIT – 7.08 lacs
  3. NIIT University – 12.27 lacs

Ques. What is the JEE Advanced cut off marks?

Ans. The cut off marks in 2018 were as follows –

  • CRL – 126
  • SC/ST – 63
  • OBC-NCL – 114
  • PwD – CRL – 63
  • ST-PwD/SC-PwD – 64
  • OBC-NCL-PwD – 64
  • Preparatory course – 32

Ques. What are the BITSAT cut off marks? –


  • B.E. Chemical – 280
  • B.E. Civil - 274
  • B.E. Electrical & Electronics – 338
  • B.E. Mechanical – 313
  • B.E. Manufacturing – 270
  • B.Pharm. – 213
  • B.E. Computer Science – 378
  • B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation -319

Ques. Which is the best private engineering college in Rajasthan?

Ans. BITS Pilani


8.5 /10

Alumni/Alumna :

The alumni network here in this university is very much active as compared to other universities and colleges. Senior students are helpful in many needs by the first year students and their juniors. So this alumni network is very much helpful. We are having alumni meet from my day of graduation it is active as expected to meet our faculties and friends

Course Curriculum Overview :

The course curriculum is focused on research. The course is two year program divided in four semesters. The course aims to enhance to outlook of the students regarding food and dairy problems and provide their solutions. Exams are also structured in order to provide critical thinking and problem solving to the students.

Placement Experience :

The college offers jobs and placement. The highest salary package offered was 5.5 LPA, and the lowest salary package offered was 2.5 LPA. Denso was the top recruiting company of our college. Internships were dependent on student?s interest. The college did play a role in that part.

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5.2 /10

Campus Life :

Cultural events like dance, singing, painting competitions are organised to make the students feel more confident and to divert their minds little bit from the academics. There are computer labs, library etc. which is accessible to both students as well as staff members.

Remarks :

I don?t have anything negative to say about the college. It is a decent college to pursue MBA. It has a good campus and even the infrastructure is ordinary. It offers a good education for the students of Rajasthan who can?t go far away for further studies.

Faculty :

The faculty members are highly qualified and volatile too. They have experience of corporate jobs which helps us to understand the market abd business world better. They involve us in interactive sessions and healthy discussions during the lectures.

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7.8 /10

Campus Life :

Our college strongly focused on providing extracurricular opportunities to students as it wanted it's students to develop soft skills. Many societies like NSS, sports, dancing, debating, singing, etc., were formed and all the students were encouraged to join these societies.

Remarks :

It was a great experience studying in this college. I learned a lot from my teachers, seniors and batchmates who were very cooperative and supportive towards me from the very first day of college. I thank madhav university for all the learning opportunities.

Fee Structure And Facilities :

The fee structure of my college was well organized and feasible. Relaxation was also provided to students of reserved category and with weak economical backgrounds and the scholarships were also provided to some deserving students.

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8.3 /10

Placement Experience :

The placements in my college were quite good. Almost all students were placed in well known companies. The college used to organize summer internships as well for the college. The companies used to visit our college in the last semester and selected the candidates on the basis of interview conducted by them.

Campus Life :

The college strongly focused on providing extracurricular opportunities to it's students and encouraged all of it's students to join societies like NSS, sports, dancing, debating, singing, etc., and used to organize several extracurricular activities competitions as well.

Admission :

After completing my graduation, I appeared in CAT examination and fortunately got good marks and was shortlisted for admission in the college. The admission procedures were done after the declaration of results and soon the education session began.

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