Mumbai is a dream destination for the engineering aspirants because it is home to some of the most coveted engineering colleges in India. Pursuing engineering is the most popular career choice among students. If you have also decided to do the same, then you must consider several factors to make the right decision for your career. So, the question is how you will decide the right stream and the engineering college to pursue engineering.
These guidelines can help you out:
- Zero in on the stream that you want to take up. This is the most crucial part. Let your interest decide this and not parental and peer pressure. After all, this interest is going to last for the life time if you are really passionate about making your career as an engineer. Decide a backup choice also if in case you do not get into your first choice of stream.
- Shortlist the engineering colleges in which you want to study engineering. The criteria should be as follows:
- Experienced faculty
- Fee structure
- Eligibility criteria
- Location and proximity
- Campus ambiance
- Placement track record
- A visit to the campuses of individual colleges that you have shortlisted will help you get a feel of what you are in for the next four years. Also, having a chat with alumni or current students will get you frank opinions of what they feel. This will help you in the selection process.
- There are some lesser-known engineering colleges which have pristine reputations, but not such a big ‘brand’ name. This also applies for some colleges that are well-known for certain streams more than others. Doing your research will help you to choose an ideal engineering college.
- Once you know the engineering college that meets your preferences, make sure you meet all its criteria for admission such as score in the entrance exam and the marks obtained in 12th This will help you to get in the merit list, and finally the seat in the college you always dreamed of.
Let’s take a glance at the top 20 engineering colleges in Mumbai in no particular order:
- Indian Institute of Technology
- Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
- Institute of Chemical Technology
- Vivekananda Education Society’s Institute of Technology
- Sardar Patel College of Engineering
- Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering
- Thadomal Sahani Engineering College
- MCT’s Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology
- Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering
- Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering
- J. Somaiya College of Engineering
- Vidyalankar Institute of Technology
- Thakur College of Engineering and Technology
- Rajiv Gandhi institute of Technology
- Padmabhushan Vasantdada Patil Pratishthan’s College of Engineering
- SNDT Women’s University
- Homi Bhabha National Institute
- St Wilfreds Institute of Technology
- Datta Meghe College of Engineering
Rajaram Shinde Degree College of Architecture