Top Emerging Colleges 2018 – There are nearly 70+ institutes that are participating this year. The opening and closing ranks of these colleges will be updated soon after the JEE Main scores are released. To ease the efforts of the aspirants seeking admission to these colleges, we have shortlisted 9 best colleges based on their ranking and placement records.
Every year, candidates appear in lakhs for attempting the exam from different parts of the country competing for the seats to pursue an education in the nation’s top engineering colleges. The exam also acts as a qualifier to appear for JEE Advanced and take admission in IITs.
For JEE Main 2018, the online application process starts from December 1, 2017, and ends on January 1, 2018, and the exam is announced to be held on April 8, 2018, for offline mode whereas the online mode of examination is to be held on April 15, 16, 2018 respectively.
JEE Main or the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) is organized by the CBSE board in India. It is one of the competitive test held nationwide, for enabling admission to undergraduate programs of engineering and architecture based on the ranks obtained. The exam was formerly known as All India Engineering Entrance Examination conducted since 2002 and was later renamed as JEE Main in April 2017.
- 1 How Can I Get Admission Through JEE Main?
- 2 Best Colleges Through JEE MAIN: Top 9 Engineering colleges
- 3 List of Best IIITs to consider after JEE Main 2018
- 3.1 Indian Institute Of Information Technology, Hyderabad
- 3.2 Indian Institute Of Information Technology, Allahabad
- 3.3 List of GFTIs (Government Funded Technical Institutes) to consider
- 3.4 Birla Institute Of Technology, Mesra
- 3.5 Delhi Technological University, New Delhi
- 3.6 PSG College Of Technology, Coimbatore
- 3.7 Thapar University, Patiala
How Can I Get Admission Through JEE Main?
Candidates qualifying the examination are ranked based on the all India score and state wise score and hence each candidate is allotted an All India Rank (AIR) and a State Rank (SR). Depending upon the rank he/she is eligible to get admission in any one of the NITs, IITs, IISC, IISER, CFTIs, and SFTIs.
There is a counseling held by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority; which decides the opening and closing ranks for each participating college. The states such as the Haryana, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Odisha, and several private colleges also provide admission based on the JEE Main score and by conducting an individual counseling in the respective colleges.
Best Colleges Through JEE MAIN: Top 9 Engineering colleges
List of NITs (National Institute of Technology) you should consider to join:
1. NIT Trichy
The National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli was established in 1964 and is located in an 800-acre lush green campus in the state of Tamilnadu.
It is ranked among the top 20 universities across the nation and is one among the best engineering colleges in India. In 2017, this institute was ranked 11 among the Indian engineering colleges by NIRF and was 228 in Asia according to the “QS World University Rankings”. Also, in addition to that, it is ranked 13 among the Indian engineering colleges by “The Week”. It has also achieved the University of the Year Award by FICCI for the year 2017.
It offers engineering courses in 9 different engineering disciplines and B.Arch. program too: the admission for these programs are done based on JEE Main ranking. Also, the foreign nationals, POIs, and NRIs are admitted based on the direct admission of students abroad (DASA) scheme.
The college has academic collaborations with several Indian and foreign universities that offer internships, joint research activities, and student, faculty exchange programs. In addition to that, the institute holds a placement record of 100% in EEE, CSE, and Chemical engineering departments for the year 2017, by bringing over 220 companies to participate in the placement process.
2. NIT Warangal
The National Institute Of Technology, Warangal was established in 1959 and is located on a 256-acre campus in the state of Telangana.
NIT, Warangal is one of the first in the chain of 30 NITs in the country and is ranked 34 among the Indian engineering colleges by NIRF for the year 2017. Also, it is ranked 15 among the engineering colleges of India by “The Week”.
It offers B.Tech courses in 8 various engineering disciplines and the admission for the same is done by the JEE Main score. In addition to that, the intake of foreign students is done by DASA and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Scheme.
The notable feature of the college is the Dr. VA Sastry Centre for Innovation and Incubation that helps the startups by providing laboratory space. Apart from that, there is an Innovation garage run by the students of the institute that contributes workspace for various innovations for the students.
There are research activities conducted in all the departments of the institute funded externally and by the MHRD research seed grant projects. The training and placement cell of this institution invites around 120-150 companies every year and the institute hold a 100% placement record for CSE department the previous year.
3. NIT Surathkal
The National Institute of Technology, Karnataka or the NIT surathkal was established in 1960 and is located in the state of Karnataka at a 295-acre campus.
NIT surathkal is recognized as one of the institutes of national importance by the Indian government and was ranked 22 among the Indian engineering colleges by NIRF for the year 2017. Apart from that, it was ranked 6 by “Outlook India” and 16 among the engineering colleges of India by “India Today” in 2017. Apart from that, it is ranked 14 by “The Week” in the year 2017.
It offers B.Tech programs in 9 different engineering disciplines and the admission for these courses is made based on the JEE Main score every year. In addition to that, the foreign students are allotted admissions based on the DASA scheme.
As the institute focuses to promote entrepreneurship among the students, it has set up STEP, a startup incubator that offers office space for the new ideas as well as funding to the most innovative startups functioning in the campus.
The students and faculty of the institute carry out research in the own projects and other projects funded by DST, KIST, and other national agencies. Every year, there are several companies invited for recruiting the students and the institute holds a 100% placement record in the Chemical engineering and CSE departments the previous year.
List of Best IIITs to consider after JEE Main 2018
Indian Institute Of Information Technology, Hyderabad
The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad was established in the year 1998. It is located at a 66 acres campus in Gachibowli, in the state of Telangana.
It is operated by PPP or the public-private partnership model and the NIRF has ranked IIIT Hyderabad as 75 among the Indian engineering colleges in 2017. In addition to that, it is ranked 14 by “India Today” for the year 2017 and the “Outlook India” ranked it to be 11. Further, the institute attained 16th rank by “The Week” for the year 2017.
IIIT Hyderabad offers B.Tech courses in 2 different disciplines of engineering: CSE, and ECE along with Dual degree programs (B.Tech CSE followed by M.S. in research) in three disciplines.
The admissions to these programs are done primarily by JEE Main score. Apart from that, the intake of students is done through two other programs: Undergraduate engineering entrance examination conducted by the institute, and Olympiad examination. In addition to that, the dual degree candidates are admitted by the lateral entry dual degree research programs comprising on a separate entrance exam followed by an interview and the foreign candidates are given admission based on the DASA scheme.
The institute has a Combined Research Center, Kohli Center for Intelligent Systems that was established in 2015, funded by TCS to help in research, training, and entrepreneurship in the area of Intelligent Systems. Also, it has various other development centers for different domains and technology.
Considering the placements, IIIT Hyderabad holds a phenomenal record of 100% for all the branches every year without fail by inviting top companies to recruit the students.
Indian Institute Of Information Technology, Allahabad
The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad was originally established in the year 1999 and is located at a 100-acre campus in Uttar Pradesh.
It is a public institute and is operated by the funding received from MHRD. IIIT-A is ranked 11 by “India Today” in 2017. In addition to that, it is ranked 12 by “Outlook India” for the year 2017 among the Indian engineering colleges and holds 226th rank in Asia by “QS World University Rankings” for 2018.
The institute offers B.Tech courses in two disciplines of engineering: IT and ECE along with an integrated course in Intelligent systems for dual degree programs. The admission for the same is done through the ranking obtained in JEE Main examination and the foreign nationals are given admission based on DASA scheme.
Institute has collaborations with the premier national and international research organizations and carry out research activities in the institute. The college invites MNCs and other major companies for campus recruitment and holds a record of 100% for CSE the previous year.
List of GFTIs (Government Funded Technical Institutes) to consider
Birla Institute Of Technology, Mesra
The Birla Institute of Technology is one of the deemed universities spread across a 780-acre campus in Jharkhand. It was established in the year 1955.
The institute is ranked 31 among the engineering colleges of India by NIRF for the year 2017. Also, it is ranked 9 by “India Today” in 2017 and 21 by “Outlook India” in 2017. In addition to this, it is ranked 16 by “The Week” for the year 2017.
BIT offers B.E courses in 10 various engineering disciplines along with a course for B.Arch. degree. The admissions for all these courses are made based on the JEE Main score for Indians whereas the foreign nationals are given admission based on the 12th standard marks or the marks obtained in an equivalent examination.
The Small Industries Research and Development Organization, set up by BIT in the year 1960 was honored by the Government of India and was later implemented in all the IITs as a concept named STEP. The university encourages the small enterprises by arranging to fund through the SIDBI bank for a limited period of time.
By collaborating with various national and international organizations, the university pursues research programs that help in developing the society. The funding for the same is provided by the institute through seed money scheme. The placement cell organizes campus recruitments for the students and more than 120 companies take part every year. The university holds a 100% placement record in all branches and nearly 30% of the candidates have the opportunity to get multiple offers.
Delhi Technological University, New Delhi
Commonly known as DTU, The Delhi Technological University was established in 1941 and is located on a 164-acre campus in New Delhi.
It is one of the oldest engineering colleges in India and is the first engineering college of the state capital. It is ranked 39 by the NIRF for the year 2017 and 14 by the “Outlook India” among the Indian engineering colleges for 2017. In addition to that, it is ranked 10 by “The Week” in 2017.
DTU offers B.Tech courses in 15 engineering disciplines and the admission for these courses are done based on the JEE Main score, through the Joint Admission Counselling by the Delhi government. Along with that, the foreign nationals are given admission by the DASA scheme.
The institute aims at contributing to the development of the government with its innovations and findings. The government of Delhi has identified DTU to be one of the sites that will help in making Delhi a research and IT hub. Also, the knowledge park has been set up at the DTU to contribute to the better infrastructure of the government.
Further, the students are encouraged to carry out research activities that will help in the technology development of the nation. Several projects are provided funding from the international R&D companies as well. The placement cell of this institute performs exceptionally well by inviting around 200 companies to participate in recruitment and has made the college no.1 in terms of placement.
Private Colleges to Consider
PSG College Of Technology, Coimbatore
PSG college of engineering and technology is a private college that comes under the affiliation of Anna University. It was established in the year 1951 and is located on a 45 acres campus in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
It is the first private engineering colleges in the state and is ranked 33 by the NIRF for 2017. In addition to that, the college is ranked 13 for the year 2017 by “India Today” and 17 by the “Outlook India”.
The college offers B.Tech courses in 19 different disciplines as full time, part-time, and sandwich programs. Admission to these courses is done based on the ranking of JEE Main, and TNEA. Almost all of the courses are accredited by the NBA and the syllabus is framed based on its own curriculum.
PSG is one of the few institutes offering sandwich courses for engineering; the course is designed to provide classroom coaching as well as industrial training simultaneously. The college publishes an engineering data book named “PSG Design Data Book”, which is popular among the students and engineers across the nation.
The institute has major collaborations internationally and pursues joint research in various fields. It also offers, student exchange program by signing MOU with famous universities abroad. In addition to that, the college holds a decent placement record of 90% for all departments, by inviting major IT companies, Top startups, and other MNCs.
Thapar University, Patiala
The Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology or the Thapar University was established in 1956 and is housed in 250-acre campus acre in the state of Punjab.
The National Institutional Ranking Framework has given the 26th rank for the Institute for the year 2017. In addition to that, it is ranked 10 by “India Today” and 19 by “Outlook India” among the Indian engineering colleges in 2017. Further, it has been ranked 801-1000 by the “Times Higher Education World University Rankings” in the world 2017, and 210 by the “QS World University Rankings” in Asia for the year 2018.
TIET offers B.Tech courses in 7 different engineering disciplines and the admission for the same is done with the JEE Main ranking and also through the entrance test for the management quota. It offers direct admission to B.Tech, for those who attained top 4 ranks by the recognized board of education.
The college has signed MOUs with several leading MNCs to train the students technically and create a quality manpower for the industry. Also, the faculty and the students of the institute pursue research in several fields of technology most of which are funded by the government organizations. Regarding placements, it offers the best placements for the CSE students with a higher package when compared to the other branches however, they are absorbed in renowned MNCs and other companies.
Apart from those mentioned in this article, there are several institutes which consider JEE Main scores, but we hope we could provide you the help in your decision-making process. So, screen the colleges according to the stream you want to pursue.
All the best!