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Top Engineering Colleges in East India

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have scored the top three positions in the list. The famous IIT Kharagpur is at the top along with an all-India ranking of No. 4, followed by the IIT Patna and IIT Guwahati.

Written by Express Web Desk |
Updated: June 14, 2016 8:23:30 pm
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The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has released the list of the top most engineering colleges in India. The list was officially made public by Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani in March, 2016.

Read: Top 25 Engineering Colleges in India: India Rankings 2016

The NIRF had followed a five-point criteria for ranking the colleges, which comprised of teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity, and perception.

Also Read: Top engineering colleges in North India

Even though the criteria was common for all ranking colleges from all regions, the methodology was different as it had to be tailored to the region the colleges fall in.

Here is a list of the best colleges in east India.

Read: Top engineering colleges in South India

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have scored the top three positions in the list. The famous IIT Kharagpur is at the top along with an all-India ranking of No. 4, followed by IIT Patna and IIT Guwahati.


4 Indian Institute Of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur 82.03
10 Indian Institute Of Technology Patna Patna 74.68
11 Indian Institute Of Technology Guwahati Guwahati 74.63
17 Birla Institute Of Technology, Ranchi Ranchi 71.81
19 National Institute Of Technology Rourkela Rourkela 70.81
26 Indian Institute Of Technology Bhubaneswar 67.58
30 National Institute Of Technology, Durgapur Durgapur West Bengal 65.40
32 Kalinga Institue Of Industrial Technology BHUBANESWAR Odisha 63.40
52 National Institute Of Technology, Agartala Agartala Tripura 58.63
57 National Institute Of Technology, Meghalaya Shillong Meghalaya 57.47
65 National Institute Of Technology, Silchar Silchar Assam 55.49
69 National Institute Of Science & Technology-Berhampur Berhampur Odisha 54.81
73 Sagi Ramakrishnam Raju Engineering College-Bhimavaram Bhimavaram Andhra Pradesh 54.02
74 C.V.Raman College Of Engineering-Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar Odisha 53.91
78 National Institute Of Technology, Jamshedpur More Details Jamshedpur Jharkhand 53.35
79 Institute Of Engineering & Management-Kolkata More Details KOLKATA West Bengal 53.26
81 Centurion Institute Of Technology More Details JATNI Odisha 52.58
83 Indian Institute Of Engineering Science And Technology, Shibpur More Details Howrah West Bengal 52.35
87 National Institute Of Technology, Patna More Details Patna Bihar 51.08
91 Bengal Institute Of Technology More Details Kolkata West Bengal 50.33

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