Top Engineering Colleges in Gujarat
Awarded for Best e-Governance, Gujarat is a frontline State in the implementation of e-governance policies & projects and setting up of key infrastructure for E-Governance. Gujarat is an aspiring leader with e-readiness initiatives with the IT Policy 2006-2011. GSWAN is one of the largest IP based Multi-Service (Voice, Data and Video) IT infrastructure connecting 26 Districts, 225 Talukas to State capital Gandhinagar.
Gujarat has always been a major centre for pursuing engineering courses. The institutions possess ranks on the basis of different factors such as quality of education, placement records, college facility & infrastructure, affiliation and approval, student’s preferences, national importance, etc.
Here is a list of top Engineering Colleges in Gujarat :
1. Indian Institute of Technology [IIT], Gandhinagar :
Established in the year 2008, IIT Gandhinagar houses over 12,000 collection of books including monographs, reference books etc. IIT Gandhinagar has recently collaborated with the Space Applications Centre (SAC) of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for research works in the areas of signal and image processing, electronics and electro-optical systems modeling.
The courses available at PG and UG level are B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, MA, and Ph.D The total number of seats available in all the six disciplines is 180 (30 seats each discipline). Criteria to apply is 75% marks in Intermediate (10+2) with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as mandatory subjects.
2. Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat :
Established by the Parliament of India in 1961, It is one of 30 National Institutes of Technology in India. It is called as “Center of Excellence” in water resources and flood management and gets support from the World Bank. NIT Surat has ten academic departments and laboratories and central research facilities. SVNIT has ten hostels with nine for boys and one for girls named after personalities of India.
3. Vishwakarma Government Engineering College :
Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Ahmedabad is affiliated to Gujarat Technological University. Founded in August 1994, VGEC is affiliated to Gujarat Technological University. This institute is recognized by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and Institute of Engineers (India). Directorate of Technical Education, Gujarat State, Gandhinagar administers the college and holds affiliation from Gujarat Technological University.
4. G. H. Patel College of Engineering and Technology :
GCET is affiliated to the Gujarat Technological University. Established in 1996 it provides Undergraduate level technical education. GCET is involved in industrial consultancy. The college offers 419 seats in respective engineering branches and one of the best modern infrastructure available in any engineering college in Gujarat.
5. CEPT University, Ahmedabad :
Established in 1962, the University possesses five faculties- the faculties of Architecture, the faculty of Planning, the faculty of Technology, the faculty of Design, the faculty of Management. Ahmedabad Education Society with the support of the Government of Gujarat and the Government of India established CEPT. It is a private institute. Approved by UGC, it is ranked amongst the top Engineering Colleges in Gujarat.
6. Nirma University, Ahmedabad :
Established under a state act, it is a statutory university. It functions under the aegis of the Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF). Nirma University offers undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D programmes in branches of engineering in addition to an MCA programme.
UG programs consist of eight branches viz. Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering. 50% seats are for ACPC (Gujarat state-based) ranking from JEE Mains exam, 35% for All India Based rankings of the same exam, and 15% seats are for NRI and NRI-sponsored candidates.
7. Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar :
DA-IICT began admitting students in August 2001, with an intake of 300 undergraduate students for its Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) program in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The postgraduate courses available here are Master of Technology (M.Tech) in ICT, Master of Science (M.Sc) in Information Technology, Master of Science (ICT) in Agriculture and Rural Development, Master in Design (M.Des), a five-year dual degree program, along with a Doctorate program. The duration of the Bachelor’s program is 4 years. Admission is based on Joint Entrance Examination – Main (JEE Main).
8. Rai University, Ahmedabad :
Established by Gujarat State Legislature under Gujarat Act No. 12 of 2012, the University has approval from Government of Gujarat and Bar Council of India. It is a private University in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. At the undergraduate level, the programs like BA, B.A (Hons), B.Com, BFA, B.Com, B.Com (Hons), B.Sc, B.Sc (Hons), BBA, BBM, BCA are available. The scholarships are based on need and merit. The University offers free education to 250 girls every year.
9. Indrashil University, Rajpur, Kadi :
Established in 2015, it offers courses in Life Sciences with focus on academic and professional development. Indrashil University (IU) is an educational initiative of the Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. It holds UGC accreditation. The University is one of the top Engineering colleges in Gujarat. Indrashil University aims to provide 100% placement support to all its students. The university provides practical knowledge to its students through its Research focused and Advanced curriculum.
10. Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya Engineering College, Vallabh Vidyanagar :
Established in 1948, it is one of the oldest engineering colleges in India and the first degree engineering college in the state of Gujarat. BVM offers graduate, postgraduate and Doctoral programmes in engineering. It is a grant-aided engineering institution located in the educational town of Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat.
The institution offers engineering courses approved by the AICTE, for Undergraduate students to Doctoral scholars full-time and part-time. It provides admissions to high school graduates from the state of Gujarat. The college gives admissions to students from other states, via a competitive entrance examination.