Here is the list of the top engineering colleges in Punjab for students who want to pursue engineering, under various specializations.
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1. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY [IIT], ROPAR
Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar was established in the year 2008 and is affiliated with AICTE, and is ranked in 11th in India. It has state-of-the-art infrastructure with well-equipped facilities. IIT Ropar offers degree and diploma courses in various disciplines. The institutes provide students with career orientation in industry, academia, R&D, entrepreneurship, and public service. The institute also organizes professional development activities to familiarize students with industry expectations and career opportunities. IIT Ropar provides scholarships to deserving students based on marks secured in JEE, GATE examinations. The average salary package offered during placements was 14.56 lakhs. Top recruiters are Facebook, Oracle, Maq Software, Bharat Petroleum, Cognizant, Flipkart, Ericsson, Indus Valley Partners, PayPal, ONGC, Zomato, and Gemini Solutions.
2. DR. BR AMBEDKAR NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY [NIT], JALANDHAR
Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar was established in the year 1987 and is also known as Regional Engineering College. The admission process is done based on the scores of the Entrance Test and on a merit basis. The campus is spread over 154 acres. There are various facilities provided such as hostels, gymnasium, central seminar hall, central library, computer center, etc. It offers B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, Ph.D., and PGDM programs in Management and Engineering. The central library is a three-storied building and has over 1,03,456 volumes, which include books, thesis, journals, CDs, and videocassettes. NIT offers several placement opportunities to its students. Top recruiters are Hero MotoCorp, Amazon.in, Accolite India Pvt Ltd, Cognizant, Indus Valley Partners, and Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. NIT has 200 faculty members who are well trained & highly qualified.
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3. RIMT UNIVERSITY, GOBINDGARH
RIMT University was established in the year 1998, is affiliated with AICTE, and is approved by UGC. Candidates are shortlisted for admission on a merit basis. The institute offers a contemporary and well-developed infrastructure that’s equipped with the latest technology and caters to all the requirements of the students. The students are provided training supported by a curriculum that’s at par with the industry standards. The faculty is well-trained and holds strong expertise in their field. The institution has signed MOU’s with various notable organizations, both domestic and international to provide internships and placement opportunities to the students. It offers scholarships to students, aiding their higher education by waiving their tuition fees. RIMT invites notable organizations every year in the placement drive, providing the students with high-paying sustainable jobs. Top recruiters are Accenture, Airtel, Bosch, Google, Indiamart, Infosys, IBM. Various scholarships are provided to students who perform really well and are deserving.
4. CHITKARA UNIVERSITY [CU], PATIALA
Chitkara University was established in the year 2010 under the Punjab State Legislature and is located in Rajpura, Punjab. CU has more than 13,000 enrolled students and 900 faculty members. It is one of the biggest universities in North India that’s also recognized by the Government. The campus is spread over 65 acres. It is equipped with facilities such as the latest technology, sports facilities, playgrounds, tracks, in-campus banking services, courier services, and shopping facilities. Top recruiters are Infosys, Cybage, ITC Infotech, Wipro, Hitachi, Honda, Panasonic, Sterling and Wilson, Future Group, Kotak Mahindra. The highest salary package offered during placements was Rs.32 LPA (Engineering). 25% of the seats are reserved for bona fide candidates of Himachal Pradesh and 15% of the seats are reserved exclusively for candidates of Punjab domicile. CU has helped students develop over 75+ startup ideas and is ranked in the top 25 Universities in India.
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5. DAV UNIVERSITY, JALANDHAR
DAV University was established in the year 2013 and is recognized by UGC. The admission process is done based on marks obtained in the qualifying examination or in the entrance exam conducted by the university (DAVUET, DAVUMET, and Ph.D. entrance). It offers UG, PG, and Ph.D. programs under various streams and specializations. For training and personality development of the students, DAV has set up a Corporate Resource Centre. Top recruiters are Genpact, ITC, ACC Cement, African Industries Group, Aircel, Amagi, Anchor, Appollo Hospital Ludhiana, Bajaj Finserv, Banq Box, Bharti Axa, etc. DAV grants scholarships to students who secure 90% marks or above; stand first in the University in their respective program and those belonging to weaker sections of the society. The faculty members are highly qualified and well trained.