T-School Survey 2018: Meet India’s Top 10 Private Engineering Colleges

Bannari Amman Institute of Technology

An impressive performance as compared to the last year, Bannari’s strong point in FY 18 was the placement parameter, which went up to #2 from #8 the previous year. Information available suggests that of the 1,347 students placed in FY 18, 775 were absorbed in the core industries, while 494 and 78 students were placed in IT Services and Product categories. Information available suggests that it has achieved 100% placement consecutively for the last 3 years. What is impressive is that almost 42.5% of the students were placed in the ICT sector. If one looks at the other parameter rankings, Bannari was able to secure tops slots in academic as well as industry interface- this had clearly acted as a springboard to higher placements and upped the overall performance scores of the institute during FY 2018. The institute has CoE collaborations with various industry leaders and per se in the ICT space, it has collaborations with leading players like Intel, Freescale, Cisco, Juniper among others.

B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology

Infrastructure transpired into a strong point for this institution, which climbed up impressively to #2 position in 2018 as compared to its # 13 position in 2017. While the institute secured #9 and # 8 position in industry interface and placement parameters, academic and infrastructure contributed to the betterment of the overall rankings in 2018.

Going by the survey results, if one were to do a SWOT analysis, the institution needs to leverage its academic and infrastructure capabilities to forge deeper ties with the industry leading to overall tweak in its industry interface parameters.

This will also have a positive bearing on its overall placement records as well. The courses delivered are structured around 11 Schools of study. The university spans 50.50 acres of sprawling, serene and evergreen campus. The vast campus has well-planned network comprising blocks of various departments, reading halls, classrooms, laboratories, state of the art convention center, computerized library and several playgrounds.

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University (BVDU) College of Engineering

BVDU College of Engineering was established by Dr. Patangrao Kadam in 1983. The College is a constituent unit of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University). Which has been Accredited to A+ grade in its third Cycle by ‘NAAC’ in 2017 (BVDU accredited to Grade ‘A’ in 2004 and 2011). Looking at the rankings, this institution is a consistent performer. While the overall rankings remained unchanged, the one notable performance metric this time is the institute taking a pole position in terms of placements. Looking at other parameters, there is scope for improvement in terms of infrastructure and industry interface.

Bharati Vidyapeeth University intends to bring about social empowerment through dynamic education. It has been able to stand tall in the field of education in the past as well as in the modern times. In order to strengthen and expand the research activities in the institute, R&D cell was established and is functioning in this Institution from last several years. It is acting as the nodal center for all Research related activities.


Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

Sathyabama’s ranking remained unchanged as compared the last year. At #4, academic, industry interface and infrastructure took the top scores. It offers around 27 programmes at UG level and 41 programmes at PG level.   The Centre for Research at Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (Deemed to be University) offers Ph.D. Programme ( Internal / External ). Research is offered in multi-various branches of Engineering, Technology and in Science and Humanities. This center provides research opportunities to the aspiring candidates serving in Educational Institutions / Industries / Research Organizations / Research Laboratories and Government Departments. Centre for Research encourages the scholars to have collaborative projects with the University. It is offering admission twice a year. This center functions with full commitment towards Research and Development of societal importance with the enthusiasm to serve the community.

C.V. Raman College of Engineering

A  new entrant into the T-School survey, C. V. Raman College of Engineering calls itself as a progressive institution in Orissa. It is one of the leading institutions in the region driving high standards of technical education in the state. The institute topped in infrastructure and just managed to get into top 10 in the academic parameter.

With an intent of molding a new breed of technocrats leaning on both domestic and global best practices, the college aims at educating the students to become not only competent professionals but also excellent human beings who would contribute towards the welfare of the society and help in raising the quality of life of its people

The institute has put in place strategic Centers of Excellence (CoE) across Chemical Engineering. Computer Science Engineering, Electronics and Telecom Engineering, Infrastructure Technology Engineering, Marine Engineering & Nautical Sciences and Mechanical engineering.

Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology

A new entrant, industry interface transpired as the institution’s high point. Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology is one of the leading private engineering colleges in Telangana. Interestingly the institution has been accredited five times in 1998, 2004, 2008, 2013 and 2017 by NBA(AICTE) and accredited second time by NAAC(UGC) ‘A’ Grade in 2017.

Yet another trivia about the institute is that is also the first ISO 9001-2015certified Engineering Institute of AP & Telangana. The total constructed area is 57,714 Sq.mts (6,21,286 Sq.ft). worth about Rs 75.00 crores spread on 50.8 acres. The grants received from AICTE, UGC, DST, NSTL, DRDO and other Industries are worth about Rs. 16 crores. The college offers 9 UG and 11 PG programmes. Information available suggests that the pass percentage is consistent with 95% on an average.

Maharaja Surajmal Institute of Technology

At rank #7, Maharaja Surajmal climbed up impressively from previous year’s 27th position- what contributed to this escalation related to two parameters- placement and academic. A campus spread across 8 acres, has ramped up its infrastructure significantly. This is a AICTE approved Institute under GGSIP University located in the Institutional area of Janakpuri, New Delhi. The institute runs in two shifts – First/Morning shift and Second/Evening shift providing Bachelor of Technology in CSE, IT, ECE and EEE streams. The institute’s vision is: To become one of the most admired centers of academic excellence in the field of Engineering & Technology for all-around professional development of students to enable them to meet the growing technological needs of the country. And the mission is: Developing new paradigm in imparting education in the fields of Engineering and Technology and to imbibe national values leading to student’s empowerment, with a view to prepare them to meet the national and global challenges.

Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology

This new entrant to T-School survey, Sri Krishna College of Engineering scored well on key parameters. For instance, it stood at #5 in terms of placements, #8 in terms of industry interface and #6 in terms of academic. Based out of Coimbatore, the scores posted by this college needs commendation as it is operating in a region which is highly competitive and has numerous other tech schools. Established in the year 1998 with a mission of imparting high-quality technical education to the aspiring students. This self-finance, autonomous institution is accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade (with 3.42 CGPA out of 4) and National Board of Accreditation. In terms of placements, the institute saw top companies scouting of for its talent. Prominent companies like Amazon, Capgemini, Dell, et la has participated in the campus recruit drives. And the institute’s placement cores amply evidences its clout in this parameter.


Ganeshi Lal Bajaj Institute of Technology & Management

Infrastructure and Placements were two high points for Ganeshi Lal Bajaj Institute of Technology & Management. The institutes strategy on placements revolves around by focusing on key skilling areas and providing guidance, counseling and bringing students and potential employers together to achieve the best possible placement depending on the market conditions. Its placement strategy is driven by a multi-pronged approach factoring in a whole lot of parameters leading to better placements. Its #6 score on placement is an ample testimony.

If we look at the genesis of this institute, GL Bajaj Institute of Technology & Management is the 6th Institute established under the banner of Rajeev Memorial Academic Welfare Society (Registered Under Societies Registration Act 1860). The institute is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India and Affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (Formerly UPTU Lucknow).

Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology

This institution scored well on infrastructure and that saw it retaining its 10th position in 2018 a well. The institute was established in 1999 by Maharaja Agrasen Technical Education Society and began its first batch of 180 B.Tech students in 1999 and at present, MAIT offers Bachelor’s Degree in 5 disciplines of Engineering – Computer Science and Engineering (240 students intake), Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information Technology and Mechanical and Automation Engineering (180 students intake each), and Postgraduate degree in Master of Business Administration (180 students intake). The Institute is approved by All India Council for Technical Education and affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi.

MAIT’s campus comprises 10 blocks including Admin Block with Wi-Fi connectivity, well equipped modern laboratories, an intellectually stocked learning resource center with books and E-Resources, Boys Hostel, Gym, and auditorium.



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