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Karnataka
Rating College Name
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National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal
  • NIRF Rank: 21
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RV College of Engineering, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 63
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BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 69
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Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 127
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JSS Science and Technology University, Mysuru
  • NIRF Rank: 120
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Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
  • NIRF Rank: 43
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New Horizon College of Engineering, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 106
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Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 64
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Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur
  • NIRF Rank: 79
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The National Institute of Engineering, Mysore
  • NIRF Rank: 178
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University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore
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Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore
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Alliance College of Engineering and Design, Bangalore
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BMS Institute of Technology and Management, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 157
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BNM Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 156
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BVV Sangha's Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot
  • NIRF Rank: 191
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Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore
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CMR Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 174
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Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology and Management, Bangalore
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Dr Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 163
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Indian Institute of Information Technology Dharwad
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Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad
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JSS Academy of Technical Education, Bangalore
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KLE Technological University, Hubballi
  • NIRF Rank: 159
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KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi
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MS Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore
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Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan
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NMAM Institute of Technology, Karkala Taluk
  • NIRF Rank: 128
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Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 142
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PES College of Engineering, Mandya
  • NIRF Rank: 161
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PES University, Bangalore
  • NIRF Rank: 149
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Presidency University, Bangalore
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RNS Institute of Technology, Bangalore
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SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad
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Sambhram Institute of Technology, Bangalore
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School of Engineering and Technology, Jain University, Bangalore
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Sir M Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore
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ACS College of Engineering, Bangalore
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AMC Engineering College, Bangalore
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BLDEA's VP Dr PG Halakatti College of Engineering and Technology, Bijapur
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Ballari Institute of Technology and Management, Bellary
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Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davangere
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Christ University, Bangalore
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Global Academy of Technology, Bangalore
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HKBK College of Engineering, Bangalore
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Jyothy Institute of Technology, Bangalore
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MVJ College of Engineering, Bangalore
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Rajarajeswari College of Engineering, Bangalore
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The Oxford College of Engineering, Bangalore
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Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore

Top Engineering Colleges in Karnataka

Karnataka is known for its engineering works like Krishna Raja Sagar Dam and Block system of irrigation by Sir M Visvesvaraya, who laid the foundation of modern engineering in the state of Karnataka. Today, Karnataka has progressively moved in the direction of bringing modern engineering education to the state by establishing more than 200 engineering colleges. These include the big names like National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore, RV College of Engineering, Bangalore

The technological revolution and research and development from these colleges has resulted in changing the city like Bangalore into an IT hub of India. Top engineering colleges in Karnataka, provide world-class academic facilities, luxurious campuses and placement support. They also take active participation in research and development with national and international bodies and this gives students an exposure to a new horizon of engineering and science. Here is a short but informative analysis of top engineering colleges in Karnataka and ways to get into these.

Admissions in Top Engineering Colleges in Karnataka

To make a way to the top engineering colleges in Karnataka, students can apply for entrance exams held every year. Clearing these entrances gives an option to choose the stream one wants to pursue. The entrance exams are conducted at the national level, state level and college level.

At the national level, there is a common entrance test for all and is called JEE Main. Clearing JEE Main gives entry to the undergraduate courses in the field of engineering. One can also move to JEE Advanced after qualifying JEE Main. JEE Advanced is also an entrance exam based on the curriculum of Class11 and Class 12, and it gives direct admission to the IITs and top IISc of the country.

The Karnataka Examination Authority also conducts the entrance exams KCET in the month of April-May. After clearing this exam student can get admission in engineering colleges of Karnataka at the undergraduate level.

Top Engineering colleges in Karnataka

Students looking for engineering do a lot of research before choosing a college. So, here we have provided the list of top engineering colleges in Karnataka. And tested them on different parameters like Academic Curriculum, teacher-student ratio, and research and development undertaken by colleges along with their performance in NIRF ranking 2019 of Ministry of Human Resources, Govt of India.

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Performance and placement stats of Top Engineering Colleges in Karnataka

Karnataka has some of the top engineering colleges of India. Before anything, one must look at the placement and performances of these colleges in order to get a reality check of education quality. In 2018, Manipal Institute of Technology had a total of 781 offers from more than 160 recruiting teams out of which 748 students got placed. National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal, which is ranked 21st in NIRF Ranking provides an average placement offer of 7Lakh to its graduate and postgraduate students.

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