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Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal Based on 2023 Ranking

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| Updated On - Dec 31, 2022

Top Engineering colleges in West Bengal include IIT Kharagpur, Jadavpur University, IEST Shibpur, NIT Durgapur, etc. West Bengal is home to around 286 engineering colleges, out of that 142 are private and 83 are government colleges. West Bengal hosts 1 IIT (IIT Kharagpur), 1 NIT college and 1 IIIT (IIIT Kalyani). The best engineering colleges in West Bengal offer several engineering courses at Diploma, UG (BE and BTech), PG (ME and MTech), and Research (Ph.D.) levels with various specializations like CSE, ME, and Electronics, etc.

  • IIT Kharagpur, Jadavpur University, and IIEST Shibpur are ranked 5, 17, and 27 among the best Engineering colleges in India by NIRF Ranking 2022.
  • West Bengal hosts more than 8 top-ranked Engineering colleges in India. IIT Kharagpur is the best among them in terms of education and ROI.
  • Admission to the top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal is based on entrance examinations such as JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, GATE, WBJEE, etc. Check: Top Private Engineering colleges in West Bengal
  • There are around 89 Engineering colleges in Kolkata. More than 80 Engineering colleges in West Bengal are affiliated with MAKAUT Kolkata. 
  • The average fees for pursuing Engineering courses from the best Engineering colleges in West Bengal range between INR 2,000 to INR 3.5 Lakhs per year. 
  • The top BTech colleges in Kolkata include Adamas University, Amity University, Techno India University, and Brainware University.
  • Engineering colleges in West Bengal are popular for their high placement records and high ROI. Google, IBM, Goldman Sachs, etc. are some popular companies participating in placements. Check: Government Engineering colleges in West Bengal
  • The average CTC offered to the students is INR 5 to INR15 LPA. The highest recorded CTC stood at INR 2.4 CPA by IIT Kharagpur in 2022.

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

Tabulated below is the list of the top 10 engineering colleges in West Bengal along with their fee structure.

College Name Average Fees(INR)
IIT Kharagpur – Indian Institute of Technology 82,070
Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2,400
IIEST Shibpur – Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology 1,35,000
NIT Durgapur – National Institute of Technology 1,49,000
Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata 1,16,200
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Kolkata 49,000
Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia 1,18,000
IEM Kolkata – Institute of Engineering and Management 81,200
Bengal College of Engineering and Technology, Durgapur 1,04,000
Narula Institute of Technology 1,30,000

Best BTech Colleges in West Bengal

Tabulated below is the list of top Btech colleges in West Bengal based on the NIRF ranking 2020.

Ranking Name of the College NIRF Score
1 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 80.56
2 Jadavpur University, Kolkata 59.23
3 Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur 57.14
4 National Institute of Technology, Durgapur 48.39
5 Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata 33.27
6 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Nadia 33.07
7 Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia 32.83
8 Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata 31.33

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal Ranking

The top Engineering colleges in West Bengal offer Quality education, and facilities and are renowned for their high placement packages. The best Engineering colleges in West Bengal are ranked by various trusted and popular Ranking agencies like NIRF, Outlook, India Today, etc. These Ranking agencies rank top Engineering colleges in India through various parameters.

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal: NIRF Ranking 2022

NIRF or National Institutional Ranking Framework is a government method that works under the Ministry of Education to rank the top Institutions in India. NIRF Ranking 2022 has placed IIT Madras at the top position among the best Engineering colleges in India.

  • IIT Kharagpur tops the NIRF rankings 2022 list for the state of West Bengal while being in the 5th position nationally.
  • Jadavpur University has maintained its position in comparison to the listing position in 2022.
  • IIEST and NIT Durgapur make it to the top 50 colleges in The NIRF 2022 ranking.

Tabulated below is the list of top engineering colleges in West Bengal as per NIRF Ranking 2022.

NIRF Ranking 2022 College Name NIRF Score
5 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 78.89
11 Jadavpur University 65.68
34 National Institute of Technology Durgapur 55.76
40 Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur 54.57
201 - 250 Dr. B.C. Roy Engineering College, Durgapur -
201 - 250 Gurunanak Institute of Technology -
201 - 250 Heritage Institute of Technology -
201 - 250 Institute of Engineering & Management -
201 - 250 JIS College of Engineering -
201 - 250 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology -
201 - 250 Narula Institute of Technology -
251 - 300 Haldia Institute of Technology -

The graph below is showing the weightage of these parameters used for the ranking of top Engineering colleges in West Bengal:

Engineering Colleges in West Bengal NIRF Ranking


Source: NIRF Official Website

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal: Outlook Ranking 2022

Outlook or Outlook ICARE Ranking is considered one of the most trusted and reliable private Ranking agencies in India. It releases a list of ranking top institutions of different domains every year. The ranking of Institutes is based on different parameters such as placement records, Education quality, etc.

The following infographic shows the weightage of the parameters used for the ranking of top Engineering colleges in West Bengal:

Outlook India Parameters and Weightage

JIS College of Engineering Nadia is the best Engineering college in West Bengal and is one of the top private Engineering colleges in India. It has a seat intake of 792 for BE/ BTech courses and 63 for ME/ MTech courses. Tabulated below is a list of top Engineering colleges in West Bengal ranked by Outlook Icare 2022.

  • JIS College of Engineering Nadia is ranked 56th by Outlook Icare and is one of the best Engineering colleges in West Bengal. 
  • Dr. Sudhir Chandra Sur Institute of Technology and Sports Complex Kolkata is spotted at 82nd place with an Outlook score of 409.99
  • Guru Nanak Institute Of Technology, Netaji Subhas University of Technology, and Techno International Newtown are some other top Engineering colleges in West Bengal ranked by Outlook Icare 2022.
Outlook Ranking 2022 College Name  Outlook Score
56 JIS College of Engineering Nadia - West Bengal  427.84
82 Dr. Sudhir Chandra Sur Institute of Technology and Sports Complex, Kolkata 409.99
83 Guru Nanak Institute Of Technology, Kolkata 408.68
125-160 Netaji Subhas University of Technology, Calcutta  -
125-160 Techno International Newtown, West Bengal -

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal: The Times Ranking 2022

The Times is one of the most reputed and largest-selling English-language daily newspapers in the world. Every year, Optimal Media Solutions - The Times in partnership with Avance India conducts a survey and releases a list of Top Education Institutions in India for different domains. The Times ranking considers different parameters to rank a college. 

As per the Times Ranking 2022, the Institute Of Engineering & Management (IEM) Kolkata is the best Engineering college in West Bengal. IEM Kolkata has a seat intake of 840 for BE/ BTech courses and 54 for ME/ MTech courses.

  • IEM Kolkata is the best Engineering college in Chennai. The Institute is ranked 10th by The Times 2022 in the list of top Engineering colleges in India. 
  • JIS College Of Engineering Kalyani is ranked 12th followed by the University of Engineering & Management, Kolkata at 57th position. 
  • Guru Nanak Institute Of Technology has secured the 70th position and Asansol Engineering College Kanyapur is spotted at 89th place.
  • The list also includes Swami Vivekananda Institute of Science & Technology, MCKV Institute Of Engineering, and Dr. Sudhir Chandra Sur Institute of Technology and Sports Complex.

Below is the list of top Engineering colleges in West Bengal ranked by The Times Ranking 2022.

The Times Ranking 2022 College Name 
10 Institute Of Engineering & Management (IEM), Kolkata
12 JIS College Of Engineering, Kalyani
57 University of Engineering & Management, Kolkata
70 Guru Nanak Institute Of Technology, Kolkata
89 Asansol Engineering College, Kanyapur
105 Swami Vivekananda Institute of Science & Technology, Kolkata
158 MCKV Institute Of Engineering, Howrah
169 Dr. Sudhir Chandra Sur Institute of Technology and Sports Complex, Kolkata

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Kolkata   

Kolkata hosts more than 100 Engineering colleges in India. Most of the top Engineering colleges in Kolkata are affiliated with MAKAUT Kolkata. Jadavpur University is one of the best Engineering colleges in Kolkata. It offers more than 54 Engineering courses and has a seat intake of more than 2051 for Engineering courses

Tabulated below are the top 10 Engineering colleges in Kolkata with the number of seat intake.

College Name Seat Intake
Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2051+
Heritage Institute of Technology E M Bypass, Kolkata 1299+
Institute of Engineering and Management Salt Lake City, Kolkata 894+
Guru Nanak Institute of Technology - GNIT Sodepur, Kolkata 666+
NIT - Narula Institute of Technology Agorpara, Kolkata 1170+
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology [MAKAUT], Kolkata 438+
JIS College of Engineering Kalyani, Kolkata 975+
B.P. Poddar Institute of Management and Technology Poddar vihar, Kolkata 480+
Netaji Subhash Engineering College Garia, Kolkata 1053+
Bengal Institute of Technology Sonarpur, Kolkata 435+

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal with Fees

The average fees for different Engineering courses in the best Engineering colleges in West Bengal range between INR 2,400 - 1.5 Lakhs per year. Tabulated below are some of the Best Engineering colleges in West Bengal with Fees Structure:

College Name Annual BTech Fees Annual MTech Fees
IIT Kharagpur INR 82,070 INR 2,31,500
Jadavpur University, Kolkata INR 2,400 INR 4,800
IIEST Shibpur INR 1,36,500 INR 81,500
NIT Durgapur INR 1,49,100 INR 94,100
IEM Kolkata INR 81,200 -
Heritage Institute of Technology (HIT), Kolkata INR 1,16,200 INR 1,31,100
MAKAUT Kolkata INR 49,000 INR 81,200
Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia INR 1,05,700 INR 1,03,600
Amity University, Kolkata INR 1,69,000 INR 1,58,000
Techno India University, Kolkata INR 89,200 INR 2,01,000
Adamas University, Kolkata INR 1,72,800 INR 1,88,750
Sister Nivedita College, Kolkata INR 1,49,500 -
Asansol Engineering College, Asansol INR 1,34,094 INR 1,08,100
Kalyani Government Engineering College, Nadia INR 16,155 INR 17,755
IIIT Kalyani INR 1,95,900 -
The Neotia University INR 1,40,000 INR 1,46,000
Siliguri Institute of Technology, Darjeeling INR 1,00,250 -
UIT Burdwan INR 61,100 INR 75,200
Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College INR 14,877 INR 51,916
Techno India Salt Lake, Salt Lake INR 1,20,00 INR 1,36,000

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal for Computer Science

Tabulated below is the list of the best engineering colleges in West Bengal for computer science.

College Name Average Fees
IIT Kharagpur INR 82,070
IIEST Shibpur INR 81,500
NIT Durgapur INR 1,49,100
IEM Kolkata INR 81,200
Heritage Institute of Technology INR 1,16,200
MAKAUT Kolkata INR 49,000
Haldia Institute of Technology INR 1,05,700
Amity University, Kolkata INR 1,69,000
Techno India University INR 89,200
Adamas University INR 1,72,800

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal with the best ROI (Return on Investment)

The best Engineering colleges in West Bengal are well renowned for their high ROI (Return on Investment). ROI percentage is calculated by the ratio between average fees per year to the average placement package offered by the Institute. Listed below are some of the Best Engineering Colleges in West Bengal with high ROI.

College Name Average Annual Fees Average Placement Package ROI Rank*
Jadavpur University INR 2,400 INR 10,06,000 1
IIT, Kharagpur INR 1,49,005 INR 12,75,000 2
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Nadia INR 45,000 INR 3,00,000 3
IIEST, Shibpur INR 1,25,000 INR 6,20,000 4
Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata INR 81,200 INR 3,45,000 5
NIT, Durgapur INR 1,25,000 INR 5,10,000 6
Narula Institute of Technology INR 90,000 INR 3,60,000 7
Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia INR 80,000 INR 3,00,000 8

Higher education is an expensive affair and is nothing less than an investment in your future. So, whichever amount you might be ready to invest in your higher studies, the expected return on investment (ROI) in terms of the promise of a rewarding career and a solid breakthrough in terms of campus placement is the major deciding factor when choosing a college. More so when the chosen discipline is Engineering, ROI matters a lot. The ROI rank exhibits how an institution stands in giving its students a head-start in their careers after they complete their course. 

Following is a list of the top engineering colleges in West Bengal as per the average placement package offered to their respective students.

*ROI= (Average Placement Package)/(Average Annual Fee)

  • Jadavpur University occupies the top position in terms of return on investment with a placement of INR 10.06 LPA with an average annual fee of INR 2,400
  • IIT Kharagpur comes second in terms of return on investment as the average salary drawn is 12.75 lakh vis-à-vis an average annual fee of a little above 1.4 lakhs.
  • The State Technical University – MAKAUT did not fare too well in terms of the salary package offered to its students.
  • Students of all other private institutions have been able to get an average offer in the range of 3 lakhs to 3.6 lakhs as against an average annual investment in the range of INR 45000 – INR 90000.
  • Please note that the above table has been drawn from NIRF data and reflects records as early as AY 2014-15.

Top Private Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

The following is the list of the top 10 private engineering colleges in West Bengal 

College Name Annual BTech Fees
Heritage Institute of Kolkata (HIT) INR 1,16,200
Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia INR 1,05,700
IEM, Kolkata INR 1.68,400
Narula Institute of Technology, Agarpara INR 1,02,000
JIS College in Engineering, Kolkata INR 129,800
Techno India University, Kolkata INR 89,200
Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Kolkata INR 99,500
Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology, Kolkata INR 1,02,500
The Neotia University, Kolkata INR 1,40,000
Siliguri Institute of Technology, Darjeeling INR 1,00,250

The top private engineering colleges offer experienced faculties, with excellent infrastructure and good placement options.

List of Government Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

The following are the top government engineering colleges in West Bengal 2021 along with their fee structure listed below.

College Name Annual BTech Fees
IIT Kharagpur INR 82,070
Jadavpur University, Kolkata INR 2,400
NIT Durgapur INR 1,49,100
MAKAUT Kolkata INR 49,000
Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata INR 1,49,500
Kalyani Government Engineering College, Nadia INR 16,155
Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College, Jalpaiguri INR 14,877
Seacom Skills University, Birbhum INR 80,000
GCELT Saltlake INR 35,350
Coochbehar Government Engineering College INR 10,950

Engineering aspirants prefer the top government engineering colleges in West Bengal due to lower fees, better placement opportunities, and research facilities.

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal: Admission Process

Admissions procedures into the best Engineering colleges in West Bengal are entrance based as well as merit-based. There are around 234 Engineering colleges in West Bengal out of which 83 government and 142 top private engineering colleges are in West Bengal. More than 182 are approved by AICTE and 33 are approved by UGC. The majority of Engineering colleges in West Bengal admit students through the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination. IIT Kharagpur and NIT Durgapur, however, accept students through only IIT-JEE.

Here, we discuss some of the top engineering colleges in West Bengal and their details.

No. of Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

For merit-based admissions, candidates are shortlisted based on their score obtained in 10+2 or graduation and may be called for document verification and pay the required amount to confirm their admissions.

Best Engineering colleges in West Bengal grant admission through scores of entrance exams such as WBJEE, JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, GATE, etc. After qualifying for the entrance tests, aspirants need to participate in counseling processes like JOSAA, etc. Shortlisted candidates may be called for the GD/ PI round for admissions. 

The important details about some of the best Engineering colleges in West Bengal are mentioned below in the later sections:

IIT Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology - [IITKGP] well renowned as IIT Kharagpur is the most prestigious, reputed, top-ranked, and best Engineering college in India as well as Abroad. The flagship program of IIT Kharagpur is the BTech program with an intake of 818. The college is approved by AICTE and UGC, also it is the only IIT offering Law courses. IIT Kharagpur is well known for its infrastructure and famous alumni working across the world.

  • IIT Kharagpur is ranked #5 by NIRF 2021 among the best Engineering colleges in India, 280 by QS World University Ranking 2022, and 58 by QS Asia.
  • IIT Kharagpur admissions are done based on the AIR rank achieved by an aspirant in exams like JEE, GATE, etc. followed by GD/ PI rounds. 
  • The average IIT Kharagpur fees for different courses vary with courses and category of students and can range between INR 28,000 - 3.5 Lakhs per year.
  • IIT Kharagpur's cutoff for its flagship program (BTech) ranges between 200-7000 for the general category students and 700-16,000 in the JEE Advanced exam for the female candidates.
  • IIT Kharagpur Admissions for MBA, Law courses, PGDBA, and MHRM are ongoing till 7th February 2022 interested aspirants can fill out the application form before the deadline. Check out: IIT Kharagpur Admission 2022
  • IIT Kharagpur faculty is highly qualified, educated, and experienced. Also, IIT Kharagpur has famous and notable alumni like Arvind Kejriwal, Sundar Pichai, etc.

IIT Kharagpur 2021 Placement Report

  • IIT Kharagpur Placement cell attracts top-notch Global Companies to offer high packages and trains students to face interviews. 
  • Recently in IIT Kharagpur Placement 2022, more than 100 companies took part and 1600 offers were made including 35 International offers.
  • The average CTC offered to the students is around INR 19 LPA. However, the highest placement package offered stood at INR 2.4 CPA for Batch 2022.
  • Tata Steel, Accenture, Adobe, Sony, Microsoft, MasterCard, Oracle, Goldman Sachs, Cognizant, and many other reputed companies participate in IIT Kharagpur Placements.
IIT Kharagpur Placements 2021-22?

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur was originally set up in 1960 as one of eight Regional Engineering Colleges in India. The institute in its current avatar is a fully-funded premier Technological Institution under the MHRD-GOI offering UG, PG and research programs. Admission for the B. Tech degree is based on the State Rank/ All India Rank (AIR) of IIT JEE.

  • NIT Durgapur is the first institute in Eastern India to be selected as a Lead Institute under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP) of the GOI funded by the World Bank. Further, GOI declared the institute an “Institute of National Importance” in 2007.
  • NIT Durgapur has a current student strength of 3889 as of 2021, of which 2931 students are pursuing undergraduate degrees. Of the total UG student base, 19% are female students. A total of 881 UG students received full tuition fee reimbursement from institutional funds.
  • During the placement drive of 2021 at the NIT Durgapur campus, more than 100 recruiting companies participated. These recruiters made more than 500 offers. 382 students were placed during the placement drive. 
  • Students received the highest CTC of INR 44 LPA & the average CTC of INR 8.5 LPA during NIT Durgapur Placements 2021.
  • Recruiters like Toppr, VISA Steel, Reliance Retail, Vedantu, BYJU’s, JSW, Lewis Berger, LTI, Genpact, Capgemini, etc participated in the placement drive.
NIT Durgapur Placement?

Institute of Engineering and Management Kolkata

IEM Kolkata is the top-ranked private college in the NIRF list of engineering colleges in the state of West Bengal. Established as the first self-financed engineering college in the state in 1989, IEM has since earned many accreditations and accolades. The institute, under the aegis of MAKAUT, admits students through WBJEE and JEE Main.

  • IEM offers 8 B.Tech Degrees with an annual intake limit of 720. The institute also offers M. Tech programs with an annual intake of 54 only.
  • As per NIRF 2020 data, IEM has 2852 UG students of which 18% are female students. Of the total UG students, 127 received total tuition fee reimbursement from institutional funds.
  • The WBJEE and JEE Main opening and closing ranks for the most popular programs at IEM in 2018 are presented in the table below:
Engineering discipline WBJEE JEE Main
Opening Rank Closing Rank Opening Rank Closing Rank
Computer Science and Engineering 473 1508 7657 19023
Electronics and Communication Engineering 1206 3296 18143 31405
Information Technology 1532 2800 19524 32770
  • IEM placement records over the past years are showcased in the table below :
IEM Placement Records over the past 3 Years?

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal: Entrance Exam Wise

Engineering admissions in West Bengal are done primarily through West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE). However, IIT Kharagpur admits students through IIT JEE while NIT Durgapur accepts students through IIT JEE. 

Here we list some of the top engineering colleges in West Bengal, based on entrance exams they consider for admissions.

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal through WBJEE

Admissions into most of the best Engineering colleges in West Bengal are either done through JEE, GATE scores, or WBJEE scores. The table below shows some of the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal through WBJEE admissions.

College Name WBJEE Cutoff
Jadavpur University, Kolkata 711
IEM Kolkata 7254
Heritage Institute of Technology (HIT), Kolkata 16692
MAKAUT Kolkata 2887
Haldia Institute of Technology (HIT), Haldia 78765
Techno India University, Kolkata 80262
Adamas University, Kolkata 78676
Asansol Engineering College, Asansol 80168
Kalyani Government Engineering College, Nadia 3553
The Neotia University, Kolkata 80371

WBJEE or West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination is conducted for undergraduate admissions in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, and Architecture in universities/colleges/institutes in West Bengal. The exam is generally conducted in April.

  • WBJEE is a paper-based test of 120 minutes, split into 2 sessions: Paper I – Mathematics and Paper II – Physics and Chemistry.
  • The majority of engineering colleges in West Bengal accept WBJEE.
  • The application fee for the test is INR 500
  • West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) conducts WBJEE

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal through JEE Main

Admission into the best Engineering colleges in West Bengal is done through scores of JEE Main exams and more than 51 Engineering colleges in West Bengal accept JEE Mains scores. Tabulated below are some of the top Engineering colleges in West Bengal through JEE Main.

College Name JEE Main Cutoff
Techno India University, Kolkata 863282
The Neotia University, Kolkata 813699
Bengal Institute of Technology, Kolkata 520558
Siliguri Institute of Technology, Darjeeling 1012100
Dr. BC Roy Engineering College, Durgapur 1003580
RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata 247945
Seacom Skills University, Birbhum 696514
Camellia Institute of Technology, Kolkata 936565
MCKV Institute of Engineering, Howrah 742766
Seacom Engineering College, Howrah 1066360

IIT JEE is the popular-most entrance exam in India for admission into undergraduate engineering programs. Since 2019, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has been conducting the test nationally, two times a year.

  • IIT JEE is being conducted in January and April, to give students a second chance to improve their scores and merit standing.
  • Given that IIT JEE is held twice a year, it is a choice of the students to appear in both or either. In case a student appears for both tests, the best score of the two will be considered.
  • JEE Exam structure has gone through a drastic change late. A separate paper for B. Planning has been introduced.
  • For admission into IIT, candidates who qualify for JEE Main will have to cross the additional hurdle of JEE Advanced which consists of two papers.

IITs and NITs in West Bengal with Cutoff

IIT Kharagpur
Course Name JEE Advanced Cutoff 2019
BTech Aerospace Engineering 3822
BTech Agriculture and Food Engineering 8104
BTech Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering 6312
BTech Chemical Engineering 3516
BTech Civil Engineering 4955
BTech Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) 283
BTech Electrical Engineering 1417
BTech Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering 932
NIT Durgapur
Course Name JEE Main Cutoff 2019
BTech Computer Science 17031
BTech Electronics and Communication 21957
BTech Mechanical 34273
BTech Electrical 26242
BTech Civil 421555
BTech Chemical 36573
BTech Biotechnology 47851

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal for Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is a professional engineering course that deals with the construction and maintenance processes of the physical and natural environment including dams, roads, canals, and airports. The aspiring candidate who takes up the course must study the construction of the buildings and others like roads and canals. 

These are some of the colleges which have civil engineering:

  • Indian Institute of Technology
  • National Institute of Technology
  • Heritage Institute of Technology
  • Jadavpur University
  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal for Computer Science & Engineering

Computer science and engineering CSE is a university program that comprises the scientific and engineering aspects of computing. The program includes core subjects of theoretical computer science. This course requires the candidate to have exceptional mathematical knowledge. 

These are some of the colleges in West Bengal which have the CSE course.

  • Indian Institute of Technology
  • National Institute of Technology
  • Heritage Institute of Technology
  • Jadavpur University
  • Indian Institute of Engineering and Management
  • Kalyani Engineering College

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal for Marine Engineering

Marine engineering is a branch of engineering where the candidate, after taking up the course, has to deal with the mechanical equipment of seagoing, craft, docks, and installations. The candidate has to know about the design and build of vehicles /s structures used on or around water.

These are the colleges in West Bengal that have Marine engineering course.

  • Indian Institute of Technology
  • Seacom skills university
  • Marine engineering research
  • The Neotia university

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal According to Placement

Campus Placement opportunity is a huge factor for students pursuing a career-oriented program like engineering. In this section, we examine how the top engineering colleges fare in terms of campus placement.

  • Named the best in India twice by QS Graduate Employability Rankings, IIT Kharagpur sees a turnout of more than 250 companies for its campus placement drive every year. In the AY 2017 – 18, 391 students got placed with a median salary of INR 12.75LPA.
  • In the AY 2018 - 19, NIT Durgapur had more than 100 companies making a total of 620 recruitment offers to 514 students. Computer Science Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering were the top draws during the placement drive. The median salary package drawn was, however, INR 5.1 LPA.
  • In 2018, the Institute of Engineering and Management got 536 of its students placed with an average salary package of INR 5.01 LPA and a median salary package of INR 4 LPA.
  • Almost all other top-ranking private engineering institutions in West Bengal recorded an average placement package in the range of INR 3-4 LPA.
CTC offered in top Engineering colleges in West Bengal?

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal for BTech with Placement

The best engineering colleges in West Bengal in terms of placement are:

College Name Average Salary
IIT Kharagpur INR 15,00,000
Jadavpur University INR 19,96,000
NIT Durgapur INR 9,09,000
Heritage Institute of Technology (HIT) INR 4,00,000
NIT Agarpara, Kolkata INR 3,29,000
Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia INR 3,50,000
Amity University, Kolkata INR 4,00,000
Asansol Engineering College, Asansol INR 3,40,000
IIIT Kalyani INR 6,20,000
Siliguri Institute of Technology, Darjeeling INR 4,00,000

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal: FAQs

Ques: How many Engineering colleges are there in West Bengal?

Ans: There are 224 engineering colleges in West Bengal out of which 142 are private and 82 belong to the government sector.

Ques: How many students appeared for WBJEE 2021?

Ans: A total of 65,170 students participated in the WBJEE 2021 on Jul 17, 2021

Ques. Which is the best college in terms of ROI?

Ans: IIT Kharagpur has the best return on investment in the whole of West Bengal. It has an annual average fee of INR 1,49,000 and the students get an average placement package of INR 12,75,000.

Ques. Which is the best college in terms of CTC offered?

Ans: In public colleges, Jadavpur University offers a great average CTC of INR 20,00,000 and can be considered one of the topmost priorities for admission. In private universities, Heritage Institute of Technology offers an average CTC of 4,00,000 lakhs per annum.

Ques: What are the Tier 1 colleges in West Bengal?

Ans: West Bengal is home to some of the top prestigious universities in the country such as IIT Kharagpur, Jadavpur University, NIT Durgapur, Haldia Institute of Technology, etc.

Ques. How many engineering seats are there in West Bengal?

Ans. A total of 32,700 engineering seats are available in various government, government-aided, and private engineering institutions in West Bengal.

Ques. Which are the most popular engineering disciplines, as per admission trend and job demand?

Ans. IT and Computer Science are the most popular and promising engineering disciplines in the current job scenario.

Ques. I want to pursue higher studies after my B. Tech. Which engineering discipline will give me the most scope?

Ans. Core engineering disciplines like civil engineering, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering will be a good choice in case you are inclined towards higher studies after your graduation.

Ques. Is a government engineering college a better option or a private engineering college?

Ans. More than a decision on government or a private engineering college, the factors that can affect your engineering education are the quality of teaching, and research scope for skills enhancement and innovation are the more important factors that should influence your admission decision. At the end of the day, just a paper certifying you as an engineer will not help you succeed in your job but your knowledge and skills as an engineer will.

Ques: Which are the best private engineering colleges in West Bengal?

Ans: The top private engineering colleges in West Bengal 2021 include Heritage Institute of Technology, Haldia Institute of Technology, Dr. BC Roy Engineering College, etc.

Ques: How is the placement avenue at IIT Kharagpur?

Ans: IIT Kharagpur concluded its placement session 2020-21 with over 30 companies participating on the very first day. There was an increase in placement of 9% and 31% in mean and median CTCs last year. The placement rate also increased by 8% and is recorded as 93%, from 85% last year.

Ques: Does IIT Kharagpur offer scholarships to UG students?

Ans. There is a Merit-cum-means scholarship of INR 1000 p.m. & a tuition fee waiver is awarded to 25% of students admitted under B. Tech and B.Arch.

Ques: What is the fee of Jadavpur University?

Ans: The average annual fee for BTech is INR 2,400 and INR 4,800 for MTech.

Ques: Which college in West Bengal offers the Marine engineering course?

Ans: IIT Kharagpur, Seacom Skills University, Marine Engineering Research, and The Neotia University are some of the colleges that offer Marine engineering courses.

Ques: How is IIEST Shibpur placement?

Ans: IIEST Shibpur's placement record has been excellent in the 2019-20 academic year as 511 students got placed in 111 reputed companies with a good salary package.

Ques: Who were the top recruiters during the 2020 placement drive?

Ans: The top recruiters who visited the IEST campus are PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Microsoft, TCS, Daikin, Vedanta, Wipro, Cognizant, Godrej, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, HSBC Technologies, etc.

Ques: What is the fee structure of the National Institute of Technology, Durgapur?

Ans: The fee structure of NIT for UG Programs is around INR 33,800 and INR 24,400 for the PG Courses.

Ques: How many colleges are under WBJEE?

Ans: WBJEE is the entrance exam for around 34,891 seats in 10 Government Engineering Colleges in West Bengal(2,053 seats), 86 Private Engineering Colleges (28,493 seats), and 11 Govt Universities/Departments (2283 seats), and nine Private Universities(2,062 seats).

Ques: What is a good rank in WBJEE?

Ans: Candidates with a rank up to 1,000 is considered a very good rank for admission.

Ques: Is WBJEE easier than JEE mains?

Ans: WBJEE is easier in terms of difficulty level as compared to JEE Mains.

Ques: Are there hostel facilities in the engineering colleges of West Bengal?

Ans: Most of the colleges have hostel facilities in engineering colleges in West Bengal.

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Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal Based on 2023 Ranking

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

Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT]

Kharagpur, West Bengal | UGC, AICTE Accredited

8.4/10 (236 Reviews)

ME/M.Tech

60.00 K

M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering

28.90 K


NIRFranking 5 out of 300 in 2021

Institute of Engineering and Management - [IEM]
Institute of Engineering and Management - [IEM] logo

Institute of Engineering and Management - [IEM]

Kolkata, West Bengal | AICTE, NBA Accredited

7.7/10 (328 Reviews)

BE/B.Tech

1.62 Lakhs


NIRFranking 169 out of 300 in 2021