As of 2019, Maharashtra has around 9 government engineering colleges and 4 govt aided engineering colleges apart from other university institutes for engineering. Also, Maharashtra has the famous IIT Bombay ranked as 3rd best engineering institute of India. At a time when private engineering institutes are dominating the field, Maharashtra has provided a sustained record in giving quality education through its government engineering colleges. IIT Bombay, College of Engineering, Pune, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur are some of the top engineering colleges in Maharashtra. These colleges are providing some of the most advanced curriculum with good student-faculty ratio with engaging students in research and development activities.
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The government engineering colleges in Maharashtra follow a common entrance exam MHT CET conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State for admissions in undergraduate programmes. Apart from this, the government engineering colleges in Maharashtra also accepts the scores of JEE Main, an entrance exam conducted at all India level. IIT Madras accepts only JEE Advanced scores for admission in undergraduate engineering programmes.
Rankings and performance of Top Engineering Colleges in Maharashtra
When it comes to the overall performance on different metrics, the top engineering colleges of Maharashtra are rated highly. IIT Bombay is among the 200 best engineering colleges of the world. Such global recognition is also in tandem with the NIRF 2019 ranking of engineering colleges of India where IIT Bombay is ranked as 3rd best. Apart from this, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai and College of Engineering, Pune are also placed well in NIRF ranking of 2019.
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Placement and internship performance of top govt engineering colleges in Maharashtra
The top govt engineering colleges in Maharashtra are well equipped with the placement and internship offices. Many national and multinational companies do rounds of these colleges in search of meritorious candidates. Every year, these colleges witness a diverse group of companies from all sectors like core engineering, Oil & Gas, IT/Software, Electronic Hardware etc for campus placement. In 2018, IIT Bombay saw a total of 1186 offers, out of which 382 offers were from engineering and technology. From 612 registered students in engineering 475 were placed from IIT Bombay.
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