South India is hub of engineering colleges. The relatively better industrial development along with favourable regulatory norms of state governments has created a perfect atmosphere for engineering colleges in this part of India. Further, the chain reaction and competition amongst the colleges and the exciting job market has led to the continuous development of state-of-art institutes.
Jagranjosh profiles 5 best engineering colleges of south India
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Karnataka
National Institute of Technology, Surathkal is located in Karnataka and is considered as one of the best engineering colleges in the country. The institute began operations in collaboration with the Government of India and the state government of Karnataka.
In the year 2002, the institute was converted into a National Institute of Technology with the objective of delivering top quality technical education. This NIT has achieved its goal to develop technical and managerial skills and innovative research capabilities in the students.
Fabulous results in terms of job placements and publication of research papers make it most sought after NIT in the country. Proximity to Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore, makes it one of the best training grounds for software engineers.
University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE), Karnataka
University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering is located in Bangalore. The institution is approved by AICTE and the State Government of Karnataka. The college has earned great reputation because of quality technical education it provides at the graduate and postgraduate level.
UVCE has all modern amenities like modern laboratories, library audio visual class rooms and wi-fi campus. Every year around 450 students from different disciplines get job placements in the campus.
National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Kerala
This institute offers various programs for the undergraduate students including bachelor of technology, chemical engineering, computer science engineering, civil engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, electronics and communication engineering and many more. The world class infrastructure, best faculty added by tremendous placement record in the past makes it one of the best amongst NITs.
IIT Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
IIT Hyderabad came into the existence in 2008 and has achieved good reputation in short span of time. It works under the monitoring of IIT Madras.
The college has 3 departments including CSE, EE and ME. It offers various programs for graduate and postgraduate students. The institution also offers doctoral programs.
IIT Madras, Tamil Nadu
IIT Madras is a famous institute of technical education and is known for basic and applied research. It has around 460 faculty and 4500 students in the campus. The college runs 15 academic programs and some advanced research programs in the field of engineering and pure sciences. It has modern amenities with 200 laboratories in a unique pattern.
The college offers various programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, including BTech in biotechnology. Some other programs run by the institute are: aerospace engineering, applied mechanics, building technology and construction management , environmental engineering and geotechnical engineering.