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Top Engineering Colleges in UttarakhandåÊBased on 2023 Ranking

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| Updated On - Dec 31, 2022

The top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand include IIT Roorkee, UPES Dehradun, Graphic Era University, NIT Uttarakhand, DIT University, etc. They offer multiple engineering courses including BTech, MTech, and Ph.D. Uttarakhand is the home to m 74 private and 61 government engineering colleges in Uttarakhand. There are around 70 B Tech colleges in Uttarakhand.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand Rank Wise

Various ranking agencies release the list of top colleges in India based on different parameters every year. Ranking agencies like NIRF, Business Today, and Times B School also release rankings in state-wise and city-wise categories.

The overall ranking lists released for the top engineering colleges in India are based on various parameters. These are based on criteria like Faculty Quality, Placement Results, Perception of the University, etc. Given below are lists of top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand rank-wise.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: NIRF Ranking 2022

National Institutional Ranking Framework is also known as NIRF  is a methodology adopted by the Indian government to rank top Education institutions in India. NIRF ranks an Institute based on 5 different parameters. It is under the Ministry of Education. Every year NIRF publishes ranking lists of top Institutions in India for 8 different domains. NIRF is the most trustworthy and popular Ranking agency in India.

As mentioned above NIRF ranks a college based on 5 major parameters which carry different weightage to get a ranking. The following chart shows the weightage allocated to different parameters considered by NIRF for the ranking of top colleges in India.

NIRF Ranking Parameters Weightage

  • NIRF ranking 2022 has ranked IIT Roorkee as the best engineering college in Uttarakhand. IIT Roorkee’s position has remained unchanged compared to the 2021 rankings.
  • Graphic Era Dehradun and UPES Dehradun have been given definite ranks this year as NIRF has released a list of the top 300 engineering colleges in India in 2022.
  • DIT University has been replaced by GB Pant University this year.

Tabulated below are some of these best engineering colleges in Uttarakhand as ranked by NIRF rankings 2022.

NIRF Ranking 2022 College Name NIRF Score
6 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 76.70
61 University of Petroleum and Energy Studies 46.43
64 Graphic Era University 45.87
131 National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand 37.75
179 DIT University 35.14

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: Times 2021 Ranking 

Times Engineering, a private ranking list released by the Times Media Group, scales institutes based on their own parameters. The table below represents the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand as listed by Times Engineering.

  • Times Engineering Survey 2021 has ranked DIT University, Dehradun as the best engineering college in Uttarakhand.
  • The institute has shown an improvement of 13 ranks this year, it was ranked 50 among the top engineering colleges in India in 2018.
  • Shivalik College of Engineering and Roorkee College of Engineering is ranked 85 and 95 respectively this year.
Times 2021 Ranking  College Name  Average Annual Fees (INR)
70 DIT University 2,00,000
81 Tula's Institute 1,13,000
85 SCE - Shivalik College of Engineering 1,01,000
95 Roorkee College of Engineering 1,05,000

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: The Week 2021 Ranking

Tabulated below are the best engineering colleges in Uttarakhand as per The Week 2021 ranking along with their fee structure.

The Week 2021 Ranking  College Name  Average Annual Fees (INR)
5 IIT Roorkee - Indian Institute of Technology 2,20,000
69 University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) 3,44,000
120 Quantum School of Technology 1,01,000
150 Tula's Institute 1,13,000
189 JB Institute of Technology 62,000

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

Higher education is an expensive affair and is nothing less than an investment in your future. So, whichever course you pursue, considering the best college according to ROI can be a turning point in your decision making process. Following is a list of the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand, ranked according to the ROI they offer.

College Name

Average Annual Fees

Average Placement Package

ROI Rank*

GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology

INR 65,000

INR 2,50,000

1

IIT Roorkee

INR 2,22,000

INR 8,00,000

2

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya

INR 83,500

INR 3,00,000

3

Tula’s Institute

INR 1,07,500

INR 3,24,000

4

DIT University

INR 2,00,000

INR 4,50,000

5

Graphic Era University

INR 2,31,500

INR 4,00,000

6

UPES Dehradun

INR 3,21,500

INR 5,00,000

7

Shivalik College of Engineering, Dehradun

INR 4,05,000

INR 3,50,000

8

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

GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar ranks as the best engineering college in Uttarakhand ROI wise.

  • The institute has an ROI of 384.61% as it charges very nominal fees for its BTech courses.
  • IIT Roorkee ranks 2nd among the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand ROI-wise. It is followed by Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar and Tula’s Institute, Dehradun.

Top Government Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand 

The top government engineering colleges in Uttarakhand provide good infrastructural facilities such as laboratory, computer support, library, canteen, auditorium, etc, at a comparatively lower price. The top government Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand are:

Top Private Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand 

The top private engineering colleges in Uttarakhand provide infrastructural facilities, experienced faculties  as well as good placement assistance, as compared to the government engineering  colleges. The following are the list of top private engineering colleges in Uttarakhand.

Top BTech Colleges in Uttarakhand

There are more than 70 B Tech colleges in Uttarakhand. The top BTech colleges in Uttarakhand offer several B tech courses with various specialisations. Some of the well renowned in top BTech colleges in Uttarakhand are tabulated below along with their average fees:

College Name  Average Annual Fees (INR)
IIT Roorkee - Indian Institute of Technology 2,20,000
Graphic Era University, School of Engineering and Technology - GEU 2,36,000
College of Technology, GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar  65,344
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) 4,13,000
DIT University 2,00,000

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: Admission Process

Uttarakhand houses more than 149 engineering colleges in the state, out of which 74 private and 61 government colleges. More than 104 Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand are approved by AICTE and 28 are approved by UGC. Admission to most of the colleges is granted based on entrance exams such as JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, GATE, UKSEE, etc. conducted at the National level or State level. The following chart shows the ratio between private and government Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand. 

Read More: How to prepare for GATE

IIT Roorkee

Established in 1847, IIT Roorkee is one of the best Engineering colleges in India as well as in the world. It has been ranked 6th by NIRF amongst the top Engineering colleges in India and ranked 400 in the QS World University Rankings 2022. M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is the most popular course at IIT Roorkee. Admission to the Institute is offered based on the counseling called JOSAA of the JEE exam. The average fees for pursuing Engineering courses ranges between INR 2,22 - 4,21 lakhs per year.

  • IIT Roorkee bagged 2437 placement offers on the first day of its 2020-21 recruitment drive. A total of 265 companies have booked a slot for IIT Roorkee campus placements this December, which includes some of the major tech companies of India as well as abroad. 
  • 11 students received a salary package of INR 1 CPA & above. The highest international salary rose at INR 2.15 LPA & the highest domestic salary was INR 1.8 CPA.
  • Over 60% of the total students have already been placed and a 10% hike has been observed in the average pay package at IIT Roorkee.
  • Up till the first slot during the third day, around 107 recruiters had participated in the virtual placement season. The number of recruiters has exponentially increased from only 25 companies hiring on the first day.

Check out: IIT Roorkee Admission Process

IIT Roorkee Placements 2021 Phase-1

The following table represents the placements statistics observed during Phase 1 of the IIT Roorkee 2021 placement drive:

  • The institute has conducted its day 1 placements of the batch 2022 and the highest CTC stood at INR 2.15 LPA.
  • Around 35 companies made 437 offers and 13 students were offered International offers and 3 students were offered the package of INR 1.8 CPA to INR 1.30 CPA and 219 Pre-placement offers were made.
Particulars Placement Statistics (2020-21) Placement Statistics (2021-22)
Placement Percentage 60% -

Total number of job offers
Day-1: 272 Day-1: 437
Day-3: 484 -
Day-4: 585 -
Day-6: 632 -
Day-7: 650 -
Total No. of PPOs 214 219
No. of international offers - 31
The total number of companies that participated 265 (Expected) 35
Day-3: 107 -
Day-4: 125 -
Day-6: 147 -
Highest International CTC - INR 2.15 CPA
Highest Domestic CTC INR. 69.5 LPA INR 1.8 CPA

Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT), Pantnagar

Govind Ballabh Pant University of Technology and Agriculture (GBPUAT), also known as Pantnagar University was established in 1960. The Institute is approved by UGC and AICTE and has been at the pinnacle of agriculture and engineering education in Uttarakhand for over 60 years. It offers several UG, PG and PhD courses with different specializations, also it conducts Lateral admission. 

  • GBPUAT’s College of Technology is ranked among the best Engineering colleges in India.
  • The admission to the institute is based on the scores of competitive exams like GATE, JEE Main and other state level exams.
  • The state residents have seat reservations for them in the higher education courses offered here.
  • The average fees for pursuing courses at GBPUAT’s College of Technology ranges between INR 1.5 - 3 LPA depending upon the course. 

Check out: JOSAA Counselling Process

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: Entrance Exam Wise

Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand select candidates for their undergraduate and graduate courses based on the common engineering entrance exams, both national and state level. The most popular entrance exams are JEE Main, GATE and UKSEE. Categorized below are the engineering colleges in Dehradun and other cities of Uttarakhand entrance exam wise.

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand Accepting JEE Main

JEE Main is the top-most engineering entrance exam for admissions in the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand. Some of these colleges are listed below.

  • GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar
  • NIT Uttarakhand, Srinagar Garhwal
  • College of Engineering, Roorkee (COER)

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand Accepting GATE

GATE is the main entrance exam for admissions in MTech courses in the top MTech colleges in India. Even IITs give admissions only on the basis of GATE. Some of the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand accepting GATE are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee
  • GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Uttarakhand
  • DIT University, Dehradun
  • College of Engineering, Roorkee (COER)

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Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand with Placement

The engineering colleges in Uttarakhand offer courses that create valuable professional capabilities in freshers. A college's placement opportunities matter as much as any other factor, and thus, it is essential that you consider all these options well. The top Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand offer good placement opportunities with high packages. IIT Roorkee and SCE - Shivalik College of Engineering are some among the top ranked and best Engineering colleges in India in terms of placements, facilities and infrastructure. The following are some of the top Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand with placement:

Computer Science registers the highest engineering placement in most of the engineering colleges in India. Check these colleges in Uttarakhand specialization wise.

Top Mechanical Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand houses around 83 Mechanical Engineering colleges. Some of the top Mechanical Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand are listed below:

  • IIT Roorkee
  • Graphic Era University, School of Engineering and Technology - GEU, Dehradun
  • College of Technology, GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar
  • University of Petroleum and  Energy Studies (UPES)
  • DIT University - DIT, Dehradun

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand for Computer Science

The state of Uttarakhand has a number of really good colleges that promise the best of education and career opportunities in the field of Computer Science. 

  • Over 56 colleges offer the Computer Science course.
  • The average salary for Computer Science graduates ranges from INR 4-7 lakh per annum.

Given below are some of the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand for Computer Science.

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee)
  • Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT)
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT Uttarakhand), Srinagar Garhwal

Top Civil Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand

Some of the top Civil Engineering colleges in India are listed below:

  • IIT Roorkee - Indian Institute of Technology
  • Graphic Era University, School of Engineering and Technology - GEU, Dehradun
  • College of Technology, GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar
  • Uttaranchal University, Dehradun 
  • Quantum University, Roorkee 
  • Roorkee Institute of Technology - RIT, Roorkee

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Top Engineering Colleges in Uttarakhand: FAQs

Ques. How many IIT colleges are there in Uttarakhand?

Ans. Uttarakhand only has 1 IIT which is Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee or IIT Roorkee. IIT Roorkee was established in 1847 and is one of the best Engineering colleges in India.

Ques. How can I get admission in an engineering college of Uttarakhand?

Ans. Admission to most of the top Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand is granted based on the scores obtained in the entrance exams such as JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, GATE, UKSEE, etc. Aspirants need to take part in the counseling process and may be required to face a personal interview round. 

Ques. Is Dehradun good for btech?

Ans. Yes, Dehradun is good for BTech. Dehradun is the home to around 54 best Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand. Engineering colleges in Dehradun offer several Engineering courses with various specializations at UG, PG and PhD level. Some of the best Engineering colleges in Dehradun are Graphic Era University, School of Engineering and Technology - GEU, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), DIT University - DIT, etc.

Ques. Which college has the highest placement in Dehradun?

Ans. SCE - Shivalik College of Engineering, Dehradun offers the highest placement in Dehradun. The highest recorded CTC received by the students is at INR 30 LPA by Google in the year 2020.

Ques. Is Doon University a government university?

Ans. Yes, Doon University is a government University. Doon University is a State University and is approved by UGC. It offers several UG, PG and Doctorate level courses with various specializations. 

Ques. Is Dehradun good for engineering?

Ans. Yes, Dehradun is good for engineering. Dehradun is a home to some of the top Engineering colleges in India. Engineering colleges in Dehradun offer good placement opportunities with high salary packages. 

Ques. What is the fee structure of UPES Dehradun?

Ans. The average fees for pursuing Engineering courses at UPES Dehradun ranges between INR 1,22,000 to INR 3,44,000 lakhs per year depending upon the course.

Ques. Which are the top Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand offering Direct admission?

Ans. Listed below are some of the best Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand offering Direct admission with or without Donations.

  • JB Institute of Technology
  • College of Engineering - Roorkee
  • Bishamber Sahai Institute of Technology
  • Birla Institute of Applied Science

Ques. Which are the best engineering colleges in Uttarakhand?

Ans. IIT Roorkee, NIT Uttarakhand, DIT Dehradun, Graphic Era Hill University Dehradun and UPES Dehradun are some of the top ranked and best engineering colleges in Uttarakhand.

Ques. Is Lateral Entry possible to Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand? 

Ans. Yes, there are some colleges that offer Lateral entry to various Engineering courses. Some of the popular and top Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand for Lateral entry admission are given below: 

  • Tula's Institute
  • Doon Institute of Engineering & Technology
  • GB Pant Engineering College
  • College of Engineering Roorkee
  • Roorkee Institute of Technology

Ques. How many Engineering colleges are there in Dehradun?

Ans. There are 54 recognized Engineering colleges. Some of the premier and best Engineering colleges in Dehradun include Graphic Era University, School of Engineering and Technology - GEU, University of Petroleum and Energy - UPES, Doon University, DIT University and many others.

Ques. How many IIT colleges are there in Uttarakhand?

Ans. There is only one IIT in Uttarakhand which is IIT Roorkee. It was established in 1959 and is best known for its high placement opportunities. 

Ques. Which university is ranked as the top engineering institute of Uttarakhand after IIT Roorkee?

Ans. Graphic Era University, UPES Dehradun, NIT Uttarakhand and DIT University are among the top ranked Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand after IIT Roorkee. They are ranked 75, 91, 186, 195 respectively by NIRF among the best Engineering colleges in India. 

Ques. Is Doon University a good university?

Ans. Yes, Doon University is a good and top ranked University in Uttarakhand. It is a State University and is under the jurisdiction of the government of Uttarakhand.

Ques. How many Aerospace Engineering colleges are there in Uttarakhand? 

Ans. Only a few colleges in Uttarakhand offer courses in Aerospace Engineering. There are a total of 4 Aerospace Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand and they are given below:

  • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies - [UPES], Dehradun 
  • Indian Institute of Aeronautical Engineering - [IIAE], Dehradun
  • Alpine Group of Institutions - [AGI], Dehradun 
  • UPES, School of Engineering, Dehradun

Ques.  Which college is best for Engineering in Uttrakhand?

Ans. The best Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand are: 

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee)
  • DIT University, Dehradun
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Uttarakhand
  • UPES
  • Graphic Era

Ques. How many engineering colleges are there in Uttarakhand?

Ans. There are a total of 72 Engineering colleges in Uttarakhand, with 13 public and 59 private engineering colleges.

Ques. What is the average cost of engineering colleges in Uttarakhand?

Ans. The average cost of an engineering course in Uttarakhand is INR 2 lakh.

Ques. Are there any entrance exams for engineering admissions?

Ans. Engineering colleges admit students through nationalized or public entrance exams. The most common of these are IIT-JEE and GATE.

Ques. Which college guarantees the highest pass-out salary?

Ans. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee) promises the highest pass out salary, i.e., INR 15-20 lakh.

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Top Engineering Colleges in UttarakhandåÊBased on 2023 Ranking

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Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT]
Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT] logo

Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT]

Roorkee, Uttarakhand | UGC, AICTE Accredited


BE/B.Tech

2.22 Lakhs

ME/M.Tech

1.18 Lakhs


NIRFranking 6 out of 300 in 2021

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies - [UPES]
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies - [UPES] logo

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies - [UPES]

Dehradun, Uttarakhand | UGC, BCI, AIU Accredited

8.1/10 (327 Reviews)

BE/B.Tech

16.05 Lakhs

ME/M.Tech

5.57 Lakhs


NIRFranking 91 out of 300 in 2021

Swami Rama Himalayan University - [SRHU]
Swami Rama Himalayan University - [SRHU] logo

Swami Rama Himalayan University - [SRHU]

Dehradun, Uttarakhand | UGC, AIU Accredited

8.1/10 (24 Reviews)

BE/B.Tech

1.81 Lakhs

Diploma in Engineering

84.00 K