Engineering is the most sought after course in India. With about 1.5 million engineers being produced every year, India ranks high in the number of engineering colleges in the country. South India is often regarded as a good hub for education because of great infrastructure, decent weather, and lower crime rate. Bangalore, the silicon city of India, has great engineering colleges, both government and privately funded. Some of the top private ones are listed below-
Previously known as PESIT, Bangalore, this university has only a few branches for Bachelor’s Degree (computer science, EEE, ECE, Civil, and Mechanical) and a few specializations for Master’s Degree. But education is high quality and it has recently gained its university stature. The campus is beautiful and there are several events that are held here or in the vicinity of Hosur that push students to come out of their shells and strive to work as a team. PES University also has collaborations with coaching centres like Career Launcher and GATE Academy which give coaching for entrance exams like CAT and GATE to students after regular classes or on the weekends.
Manipal University is one of the top private engineering colleges in the country. With more than 10 branches in Engineering, this university has something for everyone. Top branches like Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical, Mechanical fill up pretty quickly. with a limited number of reserved seats for international students, it can be difficult to get admission in these branches if your test scores are not that high. The infrastructure is quite amazing and the campus is huge. Placements are also extremely good with almost 90% placement rate. There are several notable alumni of this college who are doing wonders in different walks of life.
MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT):
MSRIT is also a well-known college in South India. The entrance for international students is through DASA (Direct Admission for Students Abroad) and they have to give the SAT-II exam instead of the COMEDK exam (this is for Indian nationality students). The course fee is around 1,00, 000 INR for International students. The college culture is quite diverse and there is a decent representation of international students as well.
Christ University is a deemed university and also one of the oldest establishments in this list. This college is pretty big on discipline and code of conduct. The faculty is well experienced and always ready to help the students. International students are a minority here but are treated well by their peers. Placements are also decent and there is coaching provided for further competitive exams on campus itself for third-year students. Computer Science and Electrical Engineering departments are well reputed in this college. It also has various other courses on management which students can opt for their open electives.
RV College of Engineering:
The Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) ranked RV College of Engineering as the 35th best college for engineering in India. The college has tie-ups with a few foreign universities and allows students to study abroad for a semester. The college is also quite popular for the great achievements of students in various fields other than studies. There are very many fests and seminars that are held in the college premises where students can participate to hone their dancing, singing, fashion designing, and entrepreneurial skills as well. The fee is slightly more expensive than other colleges so consider well before you take your decision.
University Visvevaraya College of Engineering (UVCE):
Visvevaraya College is affiliated to Visvevaraya Technical University and often well ranked in the list of engineering colleges in South India. Students undergo a well-rounded training here to become the future leaders of the nation. The focus is on gaining practical knowledge and thus students are encouraged to join several department clubs, workshops, talks and also undertake internships to gain expertise in their domain. The hostel facilities are also praised worthy and there is a separate hostel for international students as well. The cuisine is Asian and Continental so there is no drastic change in eating habits for Nepalese students.
BMS College of Engineering
BMSCE is a well-acclaimed college that has some great ties with all industry giants. The college has collaborations with corporate companies. Company representatives come and give talks to college students. This helps students to know more about what is expected of them as employees and allows them to prepare for the career ahead. This gives the students a great opportunity to understand what skills they need to have by the end of the final year and also spurs interest to take up the research field as a career option. There are lab components incorporated in every core subject class in order to make students practically well-versed with their subjects. College life is also pretty amazing with frequent college educational trips to nearby places.
Engineering in Bangalore is quite promising as the city is an industrial hub, not only for the IT sector but also for various other industries like automobile, chemical, biotechnology etc. The pleasant weather and diverse culture are also plus points for pursuing your bachelor’s or master’s degree there. All these top colleges will have educational meet-ups with renowned personnel from different industries where students get key insights about fields of their interest. Education here will be beneficial to you in the sense that it will transform you into a knowledgeable and skilled young mind.