In engineering and other technical disciplines, the central policymaking and regulatory body is the
which determines the requirements for new universities and programs of study, and outlines the curriculum standards as well.
Engineering entrance exams are the most toughest exams held in India. The competent students are then selected on the basis of ranks secured at the national and state level. The IITs, The NITs, and other prominent engineering colleges across India accept students based on these results. The important engineering exams in India are: AIEEE, BITSAT, IIT JEE, VITEE. Some of the important state level exams include: AP EAMCET, Assam CEE, WBJEE, BCECE, CENTAC, and UP State Entrance Examination. For details of the main engineering exams, click here
Engineering Disciplines in India
One of the most highest paying and lucrative jobs in India is in engineering. There are various streams in engineering which are in demand all over the world. Software engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electronics and electrical engineering are the one which fetch the highest salaries in India and abroad. The latest engineering branches in India which are becoming popular are aerospace engineering, environmental engineering and biomedical engineering.
Top Engineering Colleges in India
India has a number of colleges offering quality engineering education to students from India and abroad. The IITs like IIT Delhi, IT Mumbai, IIT Kanpur, the NITs like NIT Durgapur, NIT Nagpur, NIT Jamshedpur are some of the most sought after engineering colleges in India. Other deemed and central universities that enjoy reputations as top engineering schools include Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani (which also has campuses in Goa and Dubai), Delhi College of Engineering, The Banaras Hindu University Institute of Technology and Punjab Engineering College.