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Best Varsities For Engineering

The best engineering institutes in India, offer not just knowledge, but also help develop practical skills of their students and encourage them to be creative. They motivate their students to make a social impact. Here is how we picked them

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A good engineering institute teaches aspiring engineers the theoretical frameworks and the principles of research for economically viable solutions to technical problems. A great engineering institute does all of this and more. It not only churns out efficient engineers but creates real change-makers in industry.

BW Education presents the best engineering institutes of 2021 that have successfully lived up to their reputations by meeting the expectations of industry and the ambitions of  their students. This Engineering Ranking is a guide to technical universities that continue to strive to develop the country’s most promising engineers.

After a year of turmoil for all, including the space of education, it is perhaps, more important than ever to look at how institutes have thrived through the social-distancing restrictions that a pandemic has mandated.  Many platforms host rankings of educational institutes based on varying parameters like academic surveys, the income generated, international reputation or research facilities

A ranking system does more than bestow a prestigious title on an institution. It offers a competitive platform that allows educational institutes to showcase their potentials. It is a system that provides a unique perspective on how these academic institutions meet the demands of the market and students alike. The competition encourages efficiency and improves quality.

BW Education Engineering Ranking strives to rank institutes based on criteria that address the unique demands of India, while also securing a competitive edge on a global scale. Even the minutest change in the methods used to measure these criteria, can change the ranking of an institute.

The goal of higher education surely, is to nurture and guide raw talent into skilled professionals who can effectively contribute to society. Bearing this in mind, this engineering ranking system has been curated to spot the best engineering institutes in the country that reflect innovation, competence and India’s goals for education.

The Methodology

The curated list of rankings in these pages have been determined using a 10 to 20-point scale on the basis of which excellence in research, innovation, teaching, employability, infrastructure,  inclusiveness and the social impact that these institutions make have been assessed. The points have then been added to create a sum total out of 100. The tally of the points awarded in each category determines the rank of the respective institutes. Higher education institutes both public and private, from across the country have been judged on the same scale. The points for each category have been determined in accordance with the importance of that criterion in the education sector.

Research, teaching and employability account for 20 per cent of the total points. These are the  core expectations of students, parents and educators of technical institutions. These are also the key skills that government bodies and the job market use to determine the efficiency of any academic body. Experienced, qualified educators are the most important criteria for a student in choosing a university. Employability is the end goal. These factors have influenced the rankings.
Both Innovation and infrastructure carry a weightage of 15 per cent each. Proper infrastructure such as smaller class sizes, interactive tools, creative classrooms, natural light, etc. can be motivating factors for both educators and students. The physical environment of the university can encourage creativity and thought leadership. In times when a pandemic rages on, having a strong digital infrastructure has also become vital to learning. Innovation in the university also allows practical knowledge and skill training for faculty and students.

Inclusiveness and Social Impact carry the final 10 per cent weightage. This criterion is about taking those additional steps to ensure equal opportunity. The most successful innovations solve our most urgent problems. Therefore, social impact is the measure of success of any innovation.

Expectations from educational institutes change with time. This past year has witnessed significant disruption in India’s education system. Great innovations have been evident, especially within technical universities, which took the pandemic as an opportunity to find creative solutions to everyday problems. This list reflects the demands of the new  environment.  

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