Engineering is a profession that is taken up by a large number of Indian students and a contributing factor to this situation is the availability of engineering colleges in bulk in every corner of the country. Getting admission into just any college will do you no good; doing engineering from a good college with a good track record of placement is very important.
This article enlists 10 of the best engineering colleges in Punjab based on the placement records set by them in previous years. Admissions to the top engineering colleges in Punjab state are based on the JEE Main scores and most of the colleges has their own entrance exam. Here goes the list:
1. Indian institute of Technology, Ropar, Punjab
IIT, Ropar is the 8th new IIT set up by the MHRD, Government of India, to develop and enhance the quality of technical education in the country. It is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art technical education in various domains. It provides engineering programmes in Electronics, Computer Science, Electrical and Mechanical disciplines.
2. Dr B R Ambedkar National institute of Technology, Punjab
Dr B R Ambedkar- NIT was set up in the year 1987.The aim of the institute is to provide high quality technical education in engineering technology and sciences to produce knowledgeable and technically-proficient manpower for the country. The Institute offers various courses to its students such as MBA, M.Tech, B.Tech, MSc and PhD in various disciplines of Sciences, engineering and technology.
3. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Punjab
TIET University was set up in the year 1956 and was founded by the late Lala Karam Chand Thapar. The university offers UG and PG programmes in various domains of engineering and technology. Today, this university is recognized among the leading deemed universities providing technical education in the country. The institute offers MSc, BE/BTech, MCA, MBA, ME/M.Tech degrees and other doctoral PhD and DSC degrees.
4. Punjab Engineering College University of Technology, Chandigarh
PEC was established in the year 1992. This institute imparts various UG and PG engineering programmes in various disciplines. The admission to UG and PG programmes are made on the basis of national level examinations namely GATE and JEE (Mains). There are 9 academic departments and 2 centers of excellence. It offers lucrative placement services to all its students. Most of its students are placed in highly reputed companies with attractive salary packages.
5. Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Punjab
Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College is also one of the leading institutions located in Punjab. It was set up under the guidance of Nankana Sahib Education Trust in the year 1956. The college is affiliated to Punjab University, Chandigarh and it also has an ISO 9001-2008 certification. All the courses offered in GNDE College are approved by AICTE, New Delhi. This college is also the first Engineering College, which was conferred Self-governing Status by University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi.
6. Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology, Punjab
SLIET was set up by the Government of India. It offers quality technical education in numerous areas of Engineering and Technology. This institute is fully supported by MHRD Government of India. The Institute offers various programmes to its students such as Degree, Certificate, Diploma, M.Sc, M.Tech., MB, and Ph.D. in Science.
7. Chandigarh College of Engineering & Technology Chandigarh
CCET came into existence in the year 1959.This institute is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Punjab University for all its degree programmes. This institute is a leading institute recognized by Chandigarh Administration to offer quality technical education at Degree and Diploma levels in various innovative areas of Engineering and Technology.
8. University College of Engineering-Patiala, Punjab
UCOE- Patiala was set up in the year 2003. It is an autonomous institute that imparts various engineering programme to its students. This college has a good position in the list of engineering colleges in Punjab. This institute has a highly qualified faculty for offering technical education to its engineering students. The University provides various facilities to students such as hostels, informatics center, class room’s library and seminar halls.
9. University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chandigarh
UIET, Chandigarh was set up in the year 2002. The institute is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Panjab University and also known as good engineering college in Pujab. The institute offers 4-years B.E. programmes and 5-years integrated B.E/ MBA programmes in CSE, Information Technology, Electronics Electrical, ECE, Mechanical and Biotechnology. The institute has well equipped labs, well-furnished infrastructure, workshops, classrooms, central library and Wi-Fi facility.
10. Guru Nanak Dev University Main Campus Amritsar, Punjab
GNDU, Amritsar was established in the year 1969. The university was set up to impart high-quality technical education in the fields of Technology, Science and Management. This university is committed to offer value-based education and job-oriented professional programmes. The campus has an excellent state-of-the-art infrastructure facility which includes well-equipped laboratories, lecture halls, seminar hall, library, auditorium, playgrounds and conference halls.