Engineering courses are available at diploma level, undergraduate level, postgraduate and doctoral levels.

Diploma Course leading to Diploma in Engineering
It is a 3-year course which students can pursue after the completion of 10 years of school education. Diploma holders are eligible for lateral entry to the third semester Engineering Courses. Diploma in Engineering is offered in various disciplines.

Undergraduate Course leading to B.Tech Degree
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) is the 4-year full-time undergraduate course in engineering. This course can be done with one of the engineering discipline. Prerequisites for pursuing B.Tech is 10+2 passed with PCM group from the recognized educational board.


Admissions in the UG and PG engineering courses is done through entrance examination. The admission to undergraduate programs of all the NITs and other reputed engineering colleges is done through Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main 2019). For admission to IITs (Indian Institute of Technology), students have to appear the JEE Advanced 2019.

Some states also organize their own entrance test for providing admission to B.Tech programme. Some state level entrance exams are BCECE 2019 conducted by Bihar state, JCECE 2019 conducted by Jharkhand state, TS EAMCET 2019 by Telangana state, AP EAMCET 2019 of Andhra Pradesh state.

Top Engineering Colleges in India 2018

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore.
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra.

Following are some of the top engineering courses that you must consider if you are applying for JEE Main and other engineering entrance exams.

Computer Science & Engineering/IT
Electronics and Communication Engineering.
Mechanical Engineering.
Electrical Engineering.
Civil Engineering.
Chemical Engineering.
Aerospace Engineering
Biotechnology Engineering
Information Technology
Petroleum Engineering