LIST OF TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN TELANGANA BASED ON 2020 RANKING

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Content Curator | Updated on - Oct 26, 2021

The top engineering colleges in Telangana have been ranked by various ranking agencies like NIRF, The Times, The Week, Outlook, etc.

  • There are 309 such colleges in Telangana State, with most of them being private institutes. There are 286 private engineering colleges in Telangana and 23 public colleges.
  • The list of these top colleges includes IIIT Hyderabad, NIT Warangal, IIT Hyderabad, Osmania University, BITS Hyderabad among many others.
  • 3 colleges in Telangana also offer engineering courses in part-time or correspondence mode.
  • These colleges offer multiple courses like B.Tech., M.Tech., and even Ph.D.
  • NIRF has ranked IIT Hyderabad as the best among all the top engineering colleges in Telangana.

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: Rankings

Many ranking agencies release multiple lists of top colleges in India according to various parameters. These parameters include Placements, Faculty Quality, Teacher-Student Ratio, Perception of the University, etc. Some of the top ranking agencies include NIRF, The Week, QS Rankings, The Economic Times, Business Today, etc.

These ranking agencies release lists in different categories including state-wise, city-wise, stream-wise, etc. Some of such lists are Top MBA Colleges in India, Top Law Colleges in Delhi NCR, etc. Listed below are some of the latest rankings for the top engineering colleges in Telangana released by various agencies.

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: NIRF Ranking

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), ranks the institutions across India through various parameters. These parameters include:

  1. Teaching, Learning & Resources
  2. Research and Professional Practice
  3. Graduation Outcomes
  4. Outreach and Inclusivity
  5. Perception

The following chart compares the weightage alloted to these parameters in 2017 and 2019.

NIRF Ranking Parameters

Source: NIRF Official Website

The following table lists the rankings for the Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana.

College Name NIRF Ranking 2020 NIRF Ranking 2019 Change Average Annual Fees
Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad 8 8 0 INR 2,25,200
National Institute of Technology, Warangal 19 26 +7 INR 63,000
International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad 43 39 -4 INR 2,80,000
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad 57 45 -12 INR 30,000
University College of Engineering, Hyderabad 88 83 -5 INR 37,500
Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad 124 100 -24 INR 1,13,500
Vallurupalli Nageswara Rao Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad 127 109 -28 INR 1,31,000
CVR College of Engineering, Ibrahimpatnam 141 132 -9 INR 90,000
Vardhaman College of Engineering, Rangareddy 143 152 +9 INR 1,25,000
SR Engineering College, Warangal 160 NP - INR 95,000

NIRF has ranked IIT Hyderabad as the best engineering college in Telangana.

  • The institute ranks 8 in the 2020 ranking, the same as it ranked in 2019 also.
  • Other premier institutes following IIT Hyderabad are NIT Warangal and IIIT Hyderabad. The 2 institutes rank 19 and 43 in India respectively.
  • The list this year also includes some universities like the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University.
  • Many top engineering colleges in Telangana which didn’t participate in the survey last year have been included this year.

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: The Week Ranking

For 2019 best college ranking, The Week did a survey in association with Hansa Research. Their rankings are listed below.

College Name The Week All India Rank 2019 The Week All India Rank 2018 Change Average Annual Fee
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal 11 13 +2 INR 63,000
University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad 48 63 +15 INR 37,500
Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad 50 59 +9 INR 1,13,500
Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad 80 101 +21 INR 85,000
CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad 83 114 +31 INR 90,000
Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad 86 107 +21 INR 1,60,000
MLR Institute of Technology, Hyderabad 86 109 +23 INR 96,000
Institute of Aeronautical Engineering, Hyderabad 95 NP - INR 90,000
CMR College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad 102 122 +20 INR 1,00,000
Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad 104 NP - INR 4,88,000

The Week has listed NIT Warangal as the best in Telangana.

  • They did a study across 24 cities and ranked the various colleges based on different disciplines.
  • About 1,043 academic experts, 2,460 current students, 953 aspiring students, and 30 recruiters took part in this primary survey. They calculated it based on the perpetual score and the factual score.
  • Their list includes 14 top engineering colleges in Telangana. The biggest improvement has been shown by the CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad which made a jump of 31 positions this year.

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: Outlook Ranking

The Outlook magazine, in partnership with Drishti Strategic Research Services, did a research of the Best 200 Engineering Colleges in India. Their rankings are listed below.

College Name Outlook All India Rank 2019 Outlook All India Rank 2018 Change Average Annual Fee
IIIT Hyderabad 16 12 -4 INR 2,25,200
NIT Warangal 21 NP - INR 63,000
University College of Engineering, Hyderabad 29 22 -7 INR 37,500
Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad 36 35 -1 INR 1,13,500
Holy Mary Institute Of Technology & Science, Hyderabad 57 57 0 INR 55,900
Muffakham Jah College Of Engineering And Technology, Hyderabad 62 59 -3 INR 85,000
Malla Reddy Engineering College For Women, Secunderabad 88 95 +7 INR 58,000
Vasavi College Of Engineering, Hyderabad 94 109 +15 INR 1,60,000
CMR Institute Of Technology, Hyderabad 95 NP - INR 90,000
Lords Institute Of Engineering & Technology, Hyderabad 112 112 0 INR 75,000

Outlook has named IIIT Hyderabad as the best engineering college in Telangana this year.

  • The institute ranks 16 in India this year, a fall of 4 places as compared to last year.
  • The list also includes other popular top engineering colleges in Telangana like NIT Warangal and University College of Engineering.
  • The biggest improvement has been shown by the Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad which has jumped by 15 places to the 95th rank in India this year.

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

Engineering is usually expensive when studying from a private university. So it is important to know the ROI, as it clarifies the doubt whether investing in a particular institute is worth it or not. Below is the list of ROI of top private engineering colleges in Telangana.

College Name Average Annual Fee Average Placement Package ROI Rank*
CVR College of Engineering, Ibrahimpatnam INR 90,000 INR 7,00,000 1
IIIT Hyderabad INR 2,80,000 INR 16,10,000 2
Padmasri Dr. B.V. Raju Institute of Technology, Medak INR 65,000 INR 3,30,000 3
BVRIT Hyderabad INR 65,000 INR 3,20,000 4
Vallurupalli Nageswara Rao Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad INR 1,31,000 INR 5,38,000 5
Institute of Aeronautical Engineering, Hyderabad INR 90,000 INR 3,50,000 6
Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad INR 1,13,500 INR 4,26,000 7
Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad INR 75,000 INR 3,80,000 8
Anurag Group of Institutions, Hyderabad INR 3,04,000 INR 3,50,000 9
Vardhaman College of Engineering, Rangareddy INR 1,28,000 INR 1,20,000 10

CVR College of Engineering, Ibrahimpatnam comes out as the best engineering college in Telangana in terms of ROI. IIIT Hyderabad also offers a good ROI to students with an average placement package of INR 16,10,000 versus the average annual fees of INR 2,80,000.

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: Admission Process

There are a lot of top engineering colleges in Telangana, most of them being located in Hyderabad. The following chart compares the ratio of top private and public engineering colleges in Telangana.

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana

Source: Official Survey

The admission into both private and public institutions in Telangana is done through the common entrance tests. Some of the top engineering entrance exams held in Telangana State for admissions in B.E./B.Tech. courses are mentioned in the table below.

S. No. Entrance test Description
1 JEE Main  This is the national level entrance exam for admission into all the IITs and NITs. 
2 TS EAMCET (Telangana State Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test) This entrance examination is conducted to select competent students for professional courses offered at a public or private institute in Telangana. The students who want to study Engineering in Telangana will have to clear this exam.
3 TS ECET (Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test) This entrance examination is conducted for diploma holders who want to take lateral admission in BE/ Btech. 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad

IIT Hyderabad. established in 2008 is one of the best engineering institutes in Telangana. It has been ranked 8 by NIRF among the Best Engineering College in India, 2020. 

  • The institute offers programs like B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Des, M.Des, M.Sc., Ph.D. and M.Phil.
  • They provide engineering specialization in the fields of Civil, Chemical, Computer Science, Electrical, Engineering Physics, Engineering Science, Materials Science, and Metallurgical Engineering, Mathematics and Computing, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
  • To get admissions in IIT Hyderabad, students need to clear entrance exams like JEE  Mains and Advanced for B.Tech and GATE for M.Tech. The cut-off is usually high and different for different fields.
  • The average annual fee for B.Tech programs is about INR 2,25,200 and INR 2,25,150 for M.Tech programs.
  • The average salary package in 2019 was around INR 11.44 LPA and the highest salary offered was INR 38 LPA.
  • More than 200 companies visit the campus for the placement process and the top paying companies in 2019 were Rakuten, Yahoo Japan, and SMS Data tech.

The following chart shows the placement data of IIT Hyderabad for the past 3 years. Another chart after that compares the salary packages offered to students in these placement sessions.

IIT Hyderabad Placements

IIT Hyderabad engineering average package

Source: IIT Hyderabad Official Website

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal

NIT Warangal was founded by the former Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru in 1959. The college is one of the first 30 NITs established in India. It is ranked 19 among the Best Engineering Colleges in India 2020 by NIRF. 

  • NIT Warangal offers B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Arch, MCA, MBA and MCA programs.
  • The institute has a total of 42 courses across 5 streams.
  • Exams accepted for admission in NIT Warangal are JEE Main for B.Tech/ B.Arch and GATE for M.Tech.
  • The average annual fee for B.Tech programs is INR 62,000 for B.Tech programs and INR 1,02,000 for M.Tech.
  • About 120-150 companies come for the placement process every year. The average salary package goes up to INR 13.3 lakh.

The following table shows the placement data of the past 3 years for NIT Warangal.

UG Programs 2014 -2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
Total no. of students No. of students placed Total no. of students No. of students placed Total no. of students No. of students placed
B.Tech in Civil Engineering 87 67 89 67 86 56
B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering 92 83 85 75 100 92
B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering 104 93 90 82 111 100
B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering 110 95 93 91 100 96
B.Tech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 45 40 40 35 50 43
B.Tech in Chemical Engineering 80 58 72 53 74 66
B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering 114 97 108 107 110 107
B.Tech in Biotechnology 66 49 46 28 39 27

These placement percentages are better summarized in the form of a chart below.

NIT Warangal Placement Percentage

Source: NIT Warangal Official Website

The salary package offered to the students of NIT Warangal in the past 3 years is tabulated below.

UG Programs 2014 -2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
Average salary package Maximum salary package Average salary package Maximum salary package Average salary package Maximum salary package
B.Tech in Civil Engineering INR 4.98 lakh INR 9.20 lakh INR 5.82 lakh INR 11.63 lakh INR 5.49 lakh INR 16.00 lakh
B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering INR 6.36 lakh INR 17.20 lakh INR 7.63 lakh INR 18.50 lakh INR 7.86 lakh INR 24.00 lakh
B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering INR 5.94 lakh INR 17.20 lakh INR 6.35 lakh INR 18.00 lakh INR 6.96 lakh INR 27.00 lakh
B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering INR 7.76 lakh INR 14.00 lakh INR 9.20 lakh INR 21.80 lakh INR 10.33 lakh INR 22.00 lakh
B.Tech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering INR 4.24 lakh INR 7.00 lakh INR 5.06 lakh INR 7.80 lakh INR 5.39 lakh INR 10.00 lakh
B.Tech in Chemical Engineering INR 5.48 lakh INR 17.20 lakh INR 6.15 lakh INR 15.00 lakh INR 6.44 lakh INR 17.50 lakh
B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering INR 11.25 lakh INR 17.61 lakh INR 13.70 lakh INR 28.00 lakh INR 15.37 lakh INR 40.00 lakh
B.Tech in Biotechnology INR 4.09 lakh INR 7.50 lakh INR 5.25 lakh INR 13.00 lakh INR 5.63 lakh INR 10.00 lakh

International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad

IIIT Hyderabad, established in 1998 is a public-private institute. It has been ranked 43 among the Best Engineering Colleges in India by NIRF Ranking 2020.

  • The institute offers B.Tech. and M.Tech. programs in Computer Science, Electronics and Communication, and Electrical. 
  • The admission process includes clearing of either the national level entrance exam JEE Main or the state level entrance exam TS EAMCET.
  • The total student intake for B.Tech is 130 every year. 
  • The average annual fees for B.Tech and M.Tech courses are around INR 2,80,000.
  • For the past 3 years, the placement percentage has been 100%.

The following table shows the placement data of the past 3 years for IIIT Hyderabad students.

UG Courses 2018 - 2019 2017 - 2018 2016 - 2017
Students registered Students placed Students registered Students placed Students registered Students placed
B.Tech in Electronics and Communication  31 31 22 22 90 90
B.Tech in Computer Science 83 83 85 85 34 34

Following is the placement salary package data of the past 3 years of IIIT Hyderabad.

UG Courses 2018 - 2019 2017 - 2018 2016 - 2017
Average salary Maximum salary Average salary Maximum salary Average salary Maximum salary
B.Tech in Electronics and Communication  INR 19 lakh INR 39 lakh INR 18 lakh INR 40 lakh INR 19 lakh INR 32 lakh
B.Tech in Computer Science INR 26 lakh INR 46 lakh INR 24 lakh INR 42 lakh INR 13 lakh INR 26 lakh

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: Entrance Exam Wise

The students who prefer to study in the top engineering colleges in Telangana can apply through the national level entrance exams or state-level engineering entrance tests. Most of the public colleges in Telangana accept only TS EAMCET score.

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: Through JEE Main

JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is the national level eligibility test for admission into undergraduate engineering programs at NITs, IITs and other centrally funded technical institutes (CFTI). The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts this exam and more than 12 lakh students appear for it every year.

Some of the top engineering colleges in Telangana through JEE Main are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal
  • International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad
  • Anurag Group of Institutions, Ghatkesar
  • Malla Reddy Institute of Technology and Sciences, Secunderabad
  • Marri Laxman Reddy Institute of Technology and Management, Hyderabad

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: Through EAMCET

TS EAMCET (Telangana State Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test) is a state-level entrance examination for admission into various engineering colleges in the state of Telangana. The exam is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH) on behalf of the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE). 

  • This exam is conducted once a year, in the month of May.
  • It is conducted in 3 languages: English, Telugu, and Urdu.
  • Only the residents of Telangana and Andra Pradesh are eligible for this exam. If a student has studied in Telangana or Andhra Pradesh for at least 5 years, then they can also apply.

Some of the top engineering colleges in Telangana through EAMCET are:

  • Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
  • JNTUH College of Engineering, Hyderabad
  • CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad
  • Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad
  • Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad
  • Anurag Group of Institutions, Ghatkesar
  • University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: Through ECET

TS ECET (Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test) is a state-level entrance exam conducted for diploma holders, who want to pursue their studies in B.E./ B.Tech. This exam is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Hyderabad on behalf of the Telangana State Council of Higher Education.

  • The exam is usually conducted in the month of May.
  • Through this exam, the diploma holders can get lateral entry in the 2nd year of the regular BE or B.Tech courses.
  • Only the residents of Telangana can apply for this exam.

Some of the top engineering colleges in Telangana through ECET are:

  • Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad

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Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: Placement wise

Engineering colleges in Telangana State offer good placement opportunities to students. The presence of premier institutes like IIT, NIT and IIIT contributes towards this.

  • IIT Hyderabad ranks as the best engineering college in Karnataka according to the placement package. 
  • Other public universities like NIT Warangal, University College of Engineering and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University also provide good placements with less investment cost.

The top recruiters hiring from the top engineering colleges in Telangana included top-notch companies like Microsoft, Samsung, Qualcomm, Oracle and Intel. The average CTC offered in the top colleges is shown below.

Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana average package

Source: Official Institute Websites

Placements vary for different engineering streams. Check the best engineering colleges in Telangana according to the stream you want to choose.

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Top Engineering Colleges in Telangana: FAQs

Ques. How to get admission into top engineering colleges in Telangana?

Ans. All the top engineering colleges in Telangana take admissions through the entrance tests. They accept scores of JEE Mains, TS EAMCET, TS ECET.

Ques. Can residents of other states apply to the colleges in Telangana?

Ans.Students who are the residents of Telangana and Andra Pradesh can only apply for TS EAMCET. But the students who have studied for at least 5 years in Telangana can apply for the colleges in Telangana.

Ques. Which of the best engineering colleges in Telangana provides inexpensive education?

Ans.The government institutions like NIT Warangal, University College of Engineering and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University.

Ques. Which engineering college in Telangana has the best placement packages?

Ans.The best according to the placement package is IIT Hyderabad and NIT Warangal. There other private universities that provide good packages like IIIT Hyderabad.

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7.5 /10

Admission :

Mtech in CSE - Mtech is a fixed 2-year course which aims at deepening and widening the knowledge of Computer subjects as well as specialization in the area of interest. IIIT Hyderabad, one of the many Prestigious Institutions of India, known for its Research, Coding Culture and Startup Cell. Professors teaching here are either very experienced in research or have experience in working with top companies. Course Structure is both technology-wise Industry oriented and research-oriented at the same time with the freedom to choose subjects you want to study.

Course Curriculum Overview :

MTech is a 2-year program divided into 4 semesters. Each semester is 4 months long. Apart from some fixed subjects, each student is given the choice to study subjects of her/his choice. Each subject consists of end sem exams, mid sem exams, quizzes, assignments, and projects. Each of these carries some weightage, which varies per subject and contributes to the grade of that student. Subjects are either Industry oriented with assignments based on the latest tools or technology or research-oriented or can be both at the same time.

Campus Life :

Campus life is not as good compared to IITs as their is lot of academic pressure. Gender ratio is also very poor. But from this year, some seats have been reserved for girls to improve it. If you are able to manage heavy pressure of academics, you can participate in sports and competitions which happen from time to time. The overall performance of these events is dependent upon students participation which is not so good.

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Exam Structure :

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Remarks :

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9.0 /10

Placement Experience :

The placements are quite good for IT so far. Most of the companies visit our campus are IT companies. And the placement opportunities are more in IT feilds only and also there are core companies too but IT companies dominate them.

Course Curriculum Overview :

Yeah the course was good and it helps us to explore. And it provides us a huge knowledge and also we have a lot of machineries and we are satisfied with that. Every laboratory inspires us to invent some thing and learn some thing.

College Events :

I this the college gives good importance to the students and they help the students. NCC, NSS, DISCO, MDF, LITERARY, PHOTOGRAPHY AND MEDIA CLUB etc like this they are many extra cultural activities and very spacious campus.

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8.7 /10

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It is a Good college and better to join without any confusion. The faculty are good and they helps us in all aspects at every time and almost 82 staff is their incivikl engineering and they all are very experienced with their average age is 48 and they hold many industrial experiences and certificates ets. they also write The articles on a particular topic and posts in regular intervals of time.

Placement Experience :

Almost 80 Percentage of students are got placed every year and many multinational companies like TECH MAHINDRA, HCL, INFOSYS, ORACLE etc many companies visits our college to recruit at the time of placements and institute helps the student to get ready for placements in every aspect.

College Events :

Campus is good and pleasant. with greenary and gender ratio is 1:1 and the labs are good. the grounds are simply superb. the debates, essay writing etc are conducted by clubs every regular intervals of time. all the people are treated equally without any discrimination.

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