LIST OF TOP ME/M.TECH COLLEGES IN KERALA BASED ON 2020 RANKING

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There are many top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala including IIST Thiruvanthapuram, NIT Calicut, etc. They are ranked by NIRF among top engineering colleges in India. There are a total of 129 colleges, out of which 83 are private M.Tech Colleges in Kerala and 46 are public. 

  • Of all these colleges, the NIT Calicut is the best college of Kerala which provides an M.Tech course to the students. It is also one of the finest institutes in the country. The institute has a NIRF 2019 Engineering rank of 28.
  • Some of the other popular M.Tech colleges are Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram, Government College of Engineering Kannur, NSS College of Engineering Palakkad and Government Engineering College Kozhikode.
  • Admission to most of these colleges is offered through the GATE Exam. The average annual fee for the M.Tech students is around INR 1,00,000.
  • Hundreds of companies provide jobs to M.Tech students every year. The average CTC ranges from 3 to 3.5 lakhs. The M.Tech students also receive a monthly stipend throughout the duration of the course.

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Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala: Rankings

Kerala is one such state which promotes education for all. It has some of the finest educational institutes of the country which provides an excellent education to the students. There are a number of engineering colleges as well which offer M.Tech courses to the students in various important streams. Here, we have ranked some of the Top M.Tech colleges in India based on various ranking schemes.

Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala: NIRF Rankings

NIRF stands for National Institute Ranking Frameworks. The NIRF ranking scheme is the most popular ranking system in the country. It has a separate ranking scheme for the top engineering colleges of the country. Here, we have listed the Top M.Tech Colleges of Kerala that fall under this category.

College Name NIRF Ranking 2019 NIRF Ranking 2018 Change Annual Fees
NIT Calicut 28 50 22 INR 90,250
IISST Thiruvananthapuram 30 23 -7 INR 33,300
College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram 71 75 +4 INR 15,725
School of Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology 116 - - INR 19,290
  • Here, we can see that there are four M.Tech colleges of Kerala which fall under the list of top engineering colleges of India as per the NIRF 2019 ranks.
  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut has a rank of 28. Its rank improved from 50 to 28.
  • The other institutes which are included in this list are Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram, College of Engineering Thiruvananthapuram and School of Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology

Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala: The Week Rankings

The Week Rankings rank the best engineering colleges of the country based on various criteria. Here, we have mentioned all those colleges of Kerala which have been ranked under the Week 2019 rankings.

College Name The Week Ranking 2019 The Week Ranking 2018 Change Annual Fees
National Institute of Technology Calicut 23 24 22 INR 90,250
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram 30 23 -7 INR 33,300
College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram 55 40 +4 INR 15,725
School of Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology 79 54 -25 INR 19,290
Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Kochi 83 105 +22 INR 1,30,000
Government Model Engineering College, Kochi 91 109 +18 INR 48,870
  • As we can see, quite a number of M.Tech colleges of Kerala have been included in the list of top 100 engineering colleges of Kerala as per the Week Rankings 2019.
  • The National Institute of Technology Calicut has a rank of 23.
  • A few other colleges which have been included in the list are the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram and College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram.

Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala: Outlook Rankings

The outlook is an Indian news magazine published weekly in the country. It releases a ranking report in partnership with Drshti Strategic Research Services to help the candidates make an informed choice. The following table shows the ranking of the top M.Tech colleges in Kerala as per Outlook India Rankings: 

College Name Outlook Ranking 2019 Outlook Ranking 2018 Change Annual Fees
Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Kochi 61 69 +8 INR 1,30,000
SCMS School of Engineering and Technology 85 81 -4 INR 30,000
  • Only two M.Tech colleges of Kerala have been included in the list of top 150 engineering colleges of Kerala.
  • Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Kochi has a 2019 rank of 61.
  • The other college which has been included in this list is SCMS School of Engineering and Technology

Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala: ROI (Rate on Investment)

ROI or Return on Investment gives you an idea about the average tuition fee and the annual placement package of the colleges. Here, we have listed some of the best M.Tech colleges in Kerala based on their ROI rank.: 

College Name Annual Fee  Annual Placement Package ROI rank
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram INR 33,300 INR 12,50,000 1
College of Engineering, Trivandrum INR 15,725 INR 3,50,000 2
NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad INR 20,980 INR 4,50,000 3
Government Engineering College, Kozhikode INR 35,000 INR 5,00,000 4
National Institute of Technology, Calicut INR 90,250 INR 9,56,000 5
  • From the rankings, we can observe that the IISST Thiruvananthapuram is the best M.Tech college of Kerala as per ROI rank.
  • It has an annual placement package of 12.5 LPA
  • Other colleges of Kerala which have been included in the list are National Institute of Technology Calicut, Government Engineering College Kozhikode and College of Engineering Trivandrum.

Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala: Admission Process

There are around  129 M.Tech colleges in Kerala out of which 47 are government colleges and 82 are private institutes.

Top Mtech Colllege in Kerala

The colleges accept students based on their GATE score. Each college has its own cut-off based on which students are admitted.

Some of the top M.Tech colleges of Kerala have been shortlisted below:

IIST Thiruvananthapuram

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram is an institution that works under the Department of Space. The institute is supported by the Indian Space Research Organization or ISRO. It has a NIRF 2019 Engineering rank of 30.

  • IIST was founded in the year 2007 and conducts a number of space-related programs.
  • The institute offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programs in space science.
  • Various part-time postgraduate courses are also offered to the students.
  • The most popular courses offered by the institute are B.Tech and M.Tech.
  • Most of the students of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology get recruited to ISRO.
  • Many of the students get placed in various R&D organizations like Agnikul Cosmos Pvt. Ltd, Cypress Semiconductors and Continental Automotives.
  • The average package offered to the students in 2019 was INR 12,50,000.
  • The average annual tuition fee is INR 33,300.

The number of recruiters who have visited the college campus in the last 5 years  has been shown below:

Number of Recruiters yearwise

Source: Official website 

NIT Calicut

National Institute of Technology, Calicut is an autonomous institute which was established in the year 1961. It is one of the most profound institutes of the country for technical education.

  • NIT Calicut offers Bachelors’s, Masters and Ph.D. courses to the candidates.
  • Some of the most popular courses offered by the institute include B.Tech., B.Arch., M.Tech., M.Sc., MCA, MBA, and Ph.D.
  • The college accepts B.Tech students on the basis of their JEE Advanced score and M.Tech students on the basis of their GATE score.
  • It offers M.Tech in various streams.
  • Over 90% of the students get placed every year. Some of them acquire internships in reputed concerns also.
  • The average placement package is INR 9,56,000 and the average annual fee is INR 90,250.
  • Some of the top recruiters are Google, Amazon, IBM, Bank of America, etc.

 The average placement package of different branches of M.Tech in 2019 has been shown below:

NIT Calicut Average Placement Package 2019

Source: Official website

Government College of Engineering, Kannur

Government College of Engineering, Kannur was founded in the year 1986 and it is one of the best engineering colleges of Kerala. The college offers B.Tech and M.Tech courses to the students in various popular streams like Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering.

  • It offers both full-time as well as part-time courses to the students.
  • The college is AICTE approved.
  • The college is one of the top 9 Government Colleges of Kerala.
  • GCE Kannur offers 5 M.Tech courses to the students in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering. 
  • The M.Tech students are accepted on the basis of their GATE score.
  • It provides excellent placement opportunities to the students.
  • The annual tuition fee is INR 12,500.
  • Some of the top recruiters of the college are TCS, Accenture, CTS, etc.
  • This year, a total of 101 students got placed in TCS.

The placement scenario for 2019 batch has been shown below: 
 

Government College of Engineering - Placement Stats

Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala: Entrance Examinations

The examination based on which the students are admitted to the Top M.Tech colleges of Kerala is GATE. It is held once every year and the GATE score is valid for 3 years.

Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala: Accepting GATE Score

The GATE Exam is meant for admission to the M.Tech colleges of the country. It is an all-India based examination and is held once every year.  The students may also get jobs in the various PSUs of the country based on their GATE score. There is no age bar to sit for the examination. Anyone can appear for the examination any number of times. Currently, the GATE examination is held for 23 engineering streams.

  • The total mark for the examination is 100 and the total time is 3 hours.
  • There is negative marking in case of an incorrect attempt.
  • The examination is mostly held in the month of February and the results are declared in March.

Some of the top engineering colleges of Kerala accepting GATE score:

  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut.
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Government College of Engineering, Kannur
  • NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad
  • Government Engineering College Kozhikode.

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Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala: Placement Wise

The colleges of Kerala are known for their good placements. Although the placement season is not yet over, most of the students have already been offered jobs in various reputed concerns. This year, the placements have been better as compared to the previous years.

  • The average number of recruiters in each college is around 25-30.
  • The average yearly tuition fee of the M.Tech colleges of Kerala is INR 50,000.
  • The average CTC was around INR 6lakhs to 7lakhs.
  • The CTCs offered by the top M.Tech colleges in Kerala has been shown below:
Average CTC of Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala

Source: Official Survey

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Top M.Tech Colleges in Kerala: FAQs

Ques. Which is the best M.Tech college of Kerala?

Ans. Some of the best engineering colleges of Kerala are:

  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut.
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Government College of Engineering, Kannur
  • NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad
  • Government Engineering College Kozhikode.

Ques. What is the cut-off score for GATE?

Ans. The cut-off score for GATE changes every year. It is also different for different streams.

Ques. How to choose the best M.Tech college?

Ans. You can select the best M.Tech based on its rankings. Some of the ranks which you must look into are NIRF rank, The Week rank, Outlook rank and ROI rank.

Ques. Which is the best Government M.Tech college of Kerala?

Ans. Some of the best government engineering colleges of Kerala are:

  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut.
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Government College of Engineering, Kannur

Ques. What is the average annual tuition fee for an M.Tech college in Kerala?

Ans. The average annual tuition fee is around INR 50,000.

Ques. What is the future prospect for M.Tech students?

Ans. The students may acquire jobs in various reputed companies or in government sectors. They may also go for a Ph.D.

Ques. What is the average CTC offered by an M.Tech college in Kerala?

Ans. The average CTC is around 6 lakhs to 7 lakhs. 

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8.3 /10

Fee Structure And Facilities :

The fee structure in my college was very feasible. The students who belonged to reserved classes and weak economical backgrounds were given special relaxations in fee payments. My total fees for MBA was quite reasonable and education loan facilities were also provided to students by the college.

Faculty :

The faculty of my college was very educated and experienced. All the teachers helped each and every student from the very first day of college. The teachers took regular classes and were very cooperative in helping students to deal with the problems regarding their subjects.

Campus Life :

The college organized many societies like NSS, sports, dancing, debating, singing, etc., and guided all of it's students to participate in these societies and appear in competitions conducted by the college so that they can develop soft skills and all rounder personalities.

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9.3 /10

Faculty :

We had the best in class renowned teachers who were dedicated to passing their understanding, knowledge, and learning to their beloved students. All the teachers were above qualified and excellent in their area of expertise. All of them were having the best knowledge of the current industry pulse and they used to give their comments regarding the industry movement.

Admission :

Entrance Exam. During 1991 there was an entrance examination conduction at all India level and the admission was provided on the entrance exam score. After we have been selected for this course, there will be a small interview process to understand the candidate's attitude and passion. Admissions provided based on the above factors.

Campus Life :

There is a hell lot of extracurricular activities and you have a chance to participate in the intercollegiate championships. The college really encourages Art, Sports, and all the extracurricular activities. The particular course offers a lot of debates and students get a chance to talk to a lot of industry experts

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7.7 /10

Admission :

I got admission in the college by Keam Rank list. I chose this Course because of its opportunity in humans day to day life and the steps that to be followed is must write Keam Exam and there are 2 papers of Maths and Science. If you want to Enter in Keam Ranklidt you must attain a minimum score of 10 for each paper and you want a minimum pass mark in 12 the board level examination then you can enter in Keam Rank list. After that, they publish your rank list according to the 12th level and Keam Exam and according to this rank, you can opt for your college. I opt for my college because it's near to my house and it has more placements.

College Events :

The technical fest is one of the events that occur in our college to encourage the student's technical talent rather than cultural. This fest occurs in our college as an inter-college fest. Many competitions are occur in a different department and students from another college can also participate. Besides this fest, there is also an Arts, Sports fest.

Faculty :

The faculty of the College is very Effective in teaching and help students to achieve a very good career. There are 8 teaching staff and 3 lab assistants in our department to help us. Their average age is 35 and All of them are Master graduates. And they are experts in their own teaching subjects and very helpful to students.

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8.7 /10

Loan/ Scholarship Provisions :

There are a few scholarships available here. One is the Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship. Students with parents whose annual income is below 4.5L and ones who have a minimum GPA of 5 can avail this scholarship. It exempts students from paying fees and also includes an allowance of Rs. 1000 per month. There's also Free Studentship and other scholarships for SC/ST students. Students can also approach SBI or Canara bank for student loan. Besides that, IIT Palakkad has signed an MOU with SBI Kanjikode where students, whose parental income is less than 9L per annum, can apply for loans for tuition fees under Vidya Lakshmi educational loan scheme.

Placement Experience :

IIT Palakkad was established in 2015, therefore only in the last year did the placements begin. Yet, the campus placement has been a huge success. Many high-end companies like Mathworks, HSBC, Arista Networks, Fourkites visited the campus to recruit students. Highest salary offered was 16.75 Lakhs per annum. It is highly competitive. Almost all the students get internships from the college with a stipend between Rs.14,000- 20,000. The job as well as the internship placements are conducted through Career Development Centre (CDC) in the college. Since I am only approaching my third year, I haven't yet taken any internships.

Campus Life :

There are numerous active clubs in the college because just academics isn't enough. Drama Club, Design Club, Robotics Club, Aeronautics Club, Astronomy Club, Music Club, Gaming Club & Photography Club are some of them. There's also a well-established media body named "The Fleet Street" for the students to display their talents and voice their opinions. The Women's forum called "Kadambini" works in enhancing the role of the women community of the institution. There's no room for racism, sexism, or any kind of injustice towards any student in the college.

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