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When we talk about engineering, the one simple definition that comes in our mind is the study which relates to science and technology to build, design, construct goods or services for the human good. 


Engineering has a very ancient history in the world. It comes from the 14th century when people designed things like wheels, levers, wedges etc. From the 14th century to now, the career of an engineer has not gone extinct and it will never go extinct. 


Engineering is a very prominent career especially in countries like India which are in their developing stages. We need engineers who can help us grow through technology, infrastructure, machines, IT etc. 


India has 7000+ engineering colleges and every year millions of students aspire to become an engineer. Engineering is an extremely fast branch of study and knowledge and comes further with various specializations such as computer science engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering etc.  A student is given a choice to choose from the variety of specializations. There are almost 100 specializations of engineering available in India.


Generally, engineering is a 4-year graduate course for students who wish to have deep knowledge in it. After that, they can do a 2-year master’s course which gives an advanced level of knowledge and skills in engineering. Also, a student who just wishes to have basic knowledge in engineering or wants to do a diploma, can go for polytechnics. Diploma colleges for engineering are called polytechnic colleges. 


Average fees for an engineering college in India is around Rs. 2.50 Lakhs. Average salary offered to fresh graduate engineers is around Rs. 4 Lakhs. Ahmedabad is also one of the developing cities of India and has some great engineering colleges. In this article, we will talk about engineering colleges in Ahmedabad and their important details.


Engineering Colleges in Ahmedabad: Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility criteria should be known before a student applies for admission. Every student should know what the eligibility criteria in different colleges are. This is because if the student is not eligible, then they are not eligible to be a student at the college. 


Below we have mentioned some common eligibility criteria in every college: - 


For UG: - 


  1. The candidate needs to complete their higher education or 10+2 examinations. 

  2. The candidate should score at least 50 % aggregate (for general category) and 45% for SC, ST and OBC in their 10+2 examinations. 

  3. The candidate should have taken science streams with subjects of Physics, chemistry, and Math in their 10+2 examinations. 

  4. The student should be at least 17 years old to apply to the engineering college or university. 


For PG: - 

  1. The candidate needs to complete their bachelor's degree for pursuing the master’s degree or postgraduate degree. 

  2. The candidate should have scored at least 50% in their bachelor’s degree. 


Engineering Colleges in Ahmedabad: Admission process 


For UG: - 

  1. The student should first fulfill all the eligibility criteria given by the college. 

  2. Next the student should give the entrance exam demanded, accepted, or conducted by the college. In Gujarat, two main entrance exams are accepted for engineering, that is JEE (The joint entrance examination) Main and GUJCET (Gujarat common entrance test). JEE Main is a national level exam and GUJCET is a state level exam. 

  3. After the results are declared, counselling is kept by JEE as well as counselling is also kept for students who gave the state level examination that is GUJCET. 

  4. This counselling allotts you seats according to the marks you have scored in entrance exams and the cutoffs declared by different colleges. 

For PG: - 


  1. The student should first fulfill all the eligibility criteria given by the college. 

  2. Next, the student needs to give an entrance exam for masters. In India, the most famous examination for masters is GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering). In Gujarat, there is also a state level examination for masters that is GujPGCET (Gujarat Post Graduate Common Entrance Test).

  3. After the results are declared, counselling is kept by GATE CMCT and state level counselling of GUjCET is kept which allots seats to students in different colleges according to their marks and cutoffs declared by colleges. 


Engineering Colleges in Ahmedabad: Specialization-wise List


  1. Diploma in Engineering 


Diploma in engineering is also called a polytechnic degree. This is a 2 to 3-year diploma course in engineering. Average fee structure for diploma courses is from Rs. 30k to 1 Lakhs. Generally, admission in this specialization is provided through merit basis. There is no specific national level exam for diploma courses, but many state level exams are conducted for this course. Further, there are different courses in it such as diploma in computer science engineering, diploma in civil engineering etc.  Mentioned below Are the leading engineering colleges in Ahmedabad offering diploma courses: - 



Name of the college 

NIRF 2020 Ranking 

Careers360 Rating/Ranking

Entrance exams acceptable 

Cutoff 

Fees 

LJ Polytechnic

Merit Based

Rs. 1.44 Lakhs  

Government Polytechnic

Merit Based 

Rs. 3K 

Aditya Silver Oak Institute Of Technology

Merit Based 

Rs. 1.14 Lakhs  

SPB Patel Engineering College

Merit based 

Rs. 1.24 Lakhs  

Excel Institute of Diploma Studies 

Merit based 

Rs. 1.26 Lakhs  


Engineering Colleges in Ahmedabad offering Undergraduate Courses


In India, there are two famous undergraduate engineering courses that are B.E and B.Tech. Both are 4-year undergraduate programs which are available widely in almost every engineering college. There are further many course specializations such as computer science engineering, electronics and communication engineering, mechanical engineering etc. As it was mentioned earlier, there are more than 100 specializations available in engineering. Average fees for the same is 2.50 Lakhs. National level entrance exam for undergraduate courses is JEE and is accepted by many engineering colleges and the state level exam of Gujarat for this course is GUJCET. 


Below we have mentioned the best engineering colleges in Ahmedabad which provides Undergraduate degree: - 


Name of the college 

NIRF 2020 Ranking

Careers360 Rating/Ranking 

Entrance exam acceptable 

Cutoff 

Fees

Nirma University

131

AAAA

(Very Good) 

JEE, GUJCET 

6336 closing rank 


Rs. 7.54 Lakhs 

Vishwakarma Government Engineering College

AAA

(Above Average)

GUJCET 

NA 

Rs. 11.20K  

Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research And Management

AAA+ 

(Good) 

JEE main, GUJCET 

NA 

Rs. 5.92 Lakhs  

SAL Institute of Technology and Engineering Research 

AA+ 

(Fair) 

JEE MAIN, GUJCET 

33179 closing rank 

-

Ahmedabad University 

AAA+ 

JEE MAIN, GUJCET 

9435 Closing Rank 

-


Engineering Colleges in Ahmedabad Offering Postgraduate Courses


Postgraduate degree means a master’s degree in engineering after finishing bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree is a 2-year program in engineering and is available in many engineering colleges. In the master’s degree such as M.Tech and M.E, there are also further course specializations such as computer engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering etc. Average fees for the same is around 2 Lakh . National level entrance exam for the same is GATE. In Gujarat, there is also a state level exam which is called GUJARAT PGCET. It is conducted for a master's course. 


Below we have mentioned the top engineering colleges in Ahmedabad which provides postgraduate courses in engineering: - 


Name of the college 

NIRF 2020 Ranking 

Careers360 Rating/Ranking 

Entrance exam acceptable

Cutoff

Fees

Nirma University 

131 

AAAA

(Very Good) 

GATE 

3.49 - 5.07 Lakhs  

Vishwakarma Government engineering college 

AAA

(Above Average) 

NA 

6.40K  

Institute of infrastructure technology research and management

AAA+ 

(GOOD) 

GATE 

57.20K  

Ahmedabad University 

AAA+

(Good) 

GATE 

2.70 - 3.46 Lakhs  

SAL institute of technology and engineering research

AA+ 

(Fair) 

GATE 

NA 



Career Opportunities after Engineering Courses in Ahmedabad


It is very important for a candidate to know what future he or she can attain after doing engineering: - 


  1. Diploma in Engineering 


  1. After doing a Diploma course, either the student can go for further studies, complete bachelors and masters or can opt to open his or her own startup. 

  2. Next option is to do a Job. Below we have mentioned job opportunities after doing Diploma course in engineering: _ 


Job position 

Expected salary 

Engineer 

On an average basis 2 to 3 Lakhs per annum 

Manufacturing manager 

On an average basis 5 Lakhs per annum 

Assistant professor 

On an average basis 3.50 Lakhs per annum 

Software developers 

On an average basis 3 Lakhs per annum 

System analyst 

On an average basis 5 Lakhs per annum 



  1.  Undergraduate course in engineering


After Undergraduate course in engineering, a student may choose to do further studies and complete their masters or may seek self-employment. A student may even choose to do a job after an undergraduate engineering course. Below we have mentioned couple of job opportunities for undergraduate engineering course: - 


Job position 

Expected salary 

Test engineer 

On an average basis 4 Lakhs per annum 

Professor 

On an average basis 6 Lakhs per annum 

Design engineers 

On an average basis 4 Lakhs per annum 

Structural engineer

On an average basis 5 Lakhs per annum 

Field engineer 

On an average basis 5 Lakhs per annum 




  1. Postgraduate Courses in Engineering 


After postgraduate, there are few options for further studies such as PhD, other than that the career options are self-employment or job opportunities. 


Below we have mentioned few job options after postgraduate engineering: -


Job Position 

Expected salary 

Chief engineer 

On an average basis 8 Lakhs per annum 

Executive engineer 

On an average basis 6.5 Lakhs to 8 Lakhs per annum 

Researcher 

On an average basis 5.5 Lakhs 

Project manager 

On an average basis 7 Lakhs per annum 

Ceramic engineer 

On an average basis 4 Lakhs per annum 



Top Recruiters For Engineering Graduates


Above we saw job opportunities available for engineers. Every college has their own placement cell where they invite recruiters from all over India. We have mentioned top recruiters for engineering: - 


  1. Diploma in engineering 


a. HCL

b. Sun Microsystems 

c. Intel

d. Adobe 

e. YAHOO 

f. Global Logic

g. EMAAR Properties

h. White Young 

i. Rama Group 

j. CAS Ventures Ltd. 


  1. Undergraduate course in engineering: - 


a. Tata Consultancy 

b. Deloitte

c. Facebook 

d. Cisco 

e. Google

f. escorts

g. Maytas Infra ltd.

h. DRDO 

i. TCS

j. NVIDIA 


  1. Masters course in engineering: - 


a. Google

b. Mahindra and Mahindra Limited 

c. HCL Technologies 

d. Qualcomm

e. Samsung

f. Intel 

g. ICICI

h. Flipkart

i. Siemens 

j. ISRO


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Question 1: - What are three main specialization degrees under engineering? 

Answer: - Diploma, Undergraduate course, and masters. 


Question 2: - What are some prominent degrees in Undergraduate courses? 

Answer: - B.E and B.TECH.


Question 3: - What is the main purpose of engineering?

Answer: - To solve problems and improve life of humankind through principles of engineering, science, and technology. 


Question 4: - Does Nirma University provide engineering courses? 

Answer: - yes it provides undergraduate and master’s degrees in engineering. 


Question 5: - What is the salary of a test engineer?

Answer: - it is on an average basis 4 Lakhs  per annum. 


Question 6: - Is there any engineering college in Ahmedabad which is ranked by NIRF 2020 RANKING for engineering? 

Answer: - Yes, Nirma university is ranked 131 under engineering category. 


Question 7: - Name 4 specializations courses under B.E/B.TECH?

Answer: - There are almost 100 specializations under B.E and B.Tech. The top 4 are: - 

  • Computer science engineering 

  • Mechanical engineering

  • Civil engineering 

  • Electronics and communication engineering.


Question 8: - Are there any job positions after doing a diploma in engineering? 

Answer: - Yes, there are job positions such as:

  • Manufacturing manager

  • Assistant professor 

  • Engineer 

  • Software developers 

  • System analyst


Question 9: - What is the fee at Vishwakarma government engineering college? 

 Answer: -The fees for B.Tech is Rs. 11.02k and for M.Tech is Rs. 6.4K at the Vishwakarma government engineering college. 


Question 10: - What is the top engineering college in Ahmedabad? 

Answer: - The top engineering college in Ahmedabad is Nirma University. 

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