Each year Careers360 ranks and rates the Top Government Engineering Colleges in West Bengal. The ranking is based on factors like quality of students, research output, industry interface, publications, academic productivity and so on. Read more here - Ranking Methodology.
In the last many years, India has seen immense growth and development in the modern education system. According to research, West Bengal has played an important part in the development of the education system in India and to some extent, the build-up of engineering colleges in one of the reasons for it. West Bengal has IIT, Kharagpur, which is considered to be one of the top government engineering colleges in West Bengal and in India. According to NIRF, IIT Kharagpur ranks 4th among the engineering colleges.
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur is another good government engineering college in West Bengal which is ranked 19th among the engineering colleges. NIRF is a ranking framework which was launched to rank educational institutes. NIRF ranking is highly considered when a candidate wants to get admission. Apart from these two, some other top government engineering colleges in West Bengal are Jadavpur University, Kolkata, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Kolkata.
There are many states in India that conduct their own state level entrance exam and West Bengal is one such state. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board conducts WBJEE in the month of May to get admission in engineering and pharmacy undergraduate courses.
WBJEE is a state-level entrance exam, but there are many other entrance exams as well whose scores are accepted by the colleges in the West Bengal for admission in engineering colleges. Some of the exams include JEE Main, JEE Advanced and for higher studies candidates can appear for GATE.
There are many branches of engineering but there are some branches that are mostly preferred by students who wish to become an engineer. Some common branches are:
Computer Science Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Top Government Engineering Colleges in West Bengal - Placement and Professional Scope
There are various government engineering colleges in West Bengal that are known to provide students with excellent placement support and professional scope. IIT Kharagpur is known to invite the best companies in the market for the students of various sectors such as core engineering, IT, and automobiles with the median package of 12.75 LPA. Jadavpur University also invites esteemed companies to their campus and many students are placed with the median package of 5.30 LPA.
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