Team Careers360, 21 Jun 2014

With more than 1,32,000 BE/BTech seats and more than 300 Engineering colleges, UP is the state with the maximum capacity in North and East India. Around 5 years ago, there were only 84 such colleges in 2005-06. The number grew to 118 in 2007-08 after which it shot up to 208 in 2008-09. While in 2009-10 it grew to 276, in 2010 it crossed the figure of 300 with 302 institutes in the state. During the same time period, the number of seats grew from approx. 26,000 in 2005-06 to 43,000+ in 2007-08 to approx. 1,13,500 in 2010-11.

The outstanding colleges of the state include IIT-Kanpur; Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad; and Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur (HBTI-Kanpur). International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad; Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad; and Institute of Engineering Technology, Lucknow are some the other prominent colleges in the state.

With approximately 47,000 seats, Electronics & Communication Engineering is the branch having maximum capacity in the state, closely followed by Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science Engineering both of which have around 40,000 seats each. Other notable branches are Civil Engineering (approx. 24,000 seats) and Information Technology (approx. 22,500 seats). The following chart depicts the seat distribution amongst the various prominent branches:

 

LEGEND

ME:  Mechanical

EEE:  Electrical & Electronics

CE: Civil

ECE: Electronics & Communication

CSE: Computer Science

IT:  Information Technology

OT: Others

 

 

Chart 1: Seat distribution amongst the various Prominent Engineering Branches in Uttar Pradesh

The state has myriad branches on offer with some unique ones like Leather Technology and Plastics Technology. A more comprehensive idea about the diversity available can be had from the following table listing all the branches:

S.No.

Name of Course

1

Aeronautical Engineering

2

Agricultural Engineering

3

Applied Electronics And Instrumentation Engineering

4

Automobile Engineering

5

Biochemical Engineering

6

Biomedical Engineering

7

Biotechnology

8

Chemical Engineering

9

Civil Engineering

10

Computer Science & Engineering

11

Construction Technology And Management

12

Electrical And Electronics Engineering

13

Electrical And Instrumentation Engineering

14

Electrical Engineering

15

Electronics & Communication Engineering

16

Electronics And Electrical Engineering

17

Electronics Engineering

18

Environmental Engineering

19

Food Technology

20

Industrial And Production Engineering

21

Information Technology

22

Leather Technology

23

Marine Engineering

24

Mechanical Engineering

25

Metallurgical And Materials Engineering

26

Oil Technology

27

Paint Technology

28

Plastics Technology

29

Production Engineering

Table 2: List of various branches available for doing BE/BTech in Uttar Pradesh

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