Bhubaneswar is the capital city of Odisha, a state in India. It is one of the country’s fastest growing cities and also known as education and important trading and commercial hub in Eastern India. As the education hub, the literacy rate of Bhubaneswar is at an impressive number of 93.15%. There are many colleges including engineering ones, in fact, Bhubaneswar is one of the popular destinations for engineering students in India. Here are top 10 engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar.
The first college is Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) which was established by the government of India in 2008. This institution offers bachelor of technology, master of technology, and Ph. D. programs. IIT Bhubaneswar ranked in top 18 of 2017 engineering category. The campus of IIT Bhubaneswar is advantageous with the presence of major heavy industries surrounding it. The infrastructure also complements the surrounding of IIT Bhubaneswar, making it easy to be accesses. A new international airport is being built and the location is close to IIT campus. It might be the best connected campus in Bhubaneswar. Candidates who plan to admit to IIT Bhubaneswar can access their web site, www.iitbbs.ac.in.
The second one is International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT). The Odisha government established IIIT in 2006. Undergraduate as well as postgraduate programs are available at IIIT Bhubaneswar. The courses are available in computer science and information technology. Electronics and communication, also electrical and electronics departments are also offered here. IIIT has educational collaborations with the University of North Texas and training programs by IBM. Its facilities include classrooms, laboratories, library, hostel, faculty living quarters, sports facilities and auditorium. Hostels at IIIT Bhubaneswar can accommodate up to 1350 students. The classrooms are designed differently to fulfill students’ needs. Computers in the laboratories mostly use Windows and Ubuntu as their operating system for they allow students to explore more about computer engineering and programming. Information for admissions can be found at www.iiit-bh.ac.in.
The third university is Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) University. Different from the two mentioned, SOA University is not a public, but a private institution. The programs include degrees in areas of medicine, engineering, pharmacy, nursing, business, biotechnology, law, humanities, environment, science, materials science, nano technology, law and agriculture. The admission is through Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT) that is independently conducted by the university. Its official web site is www.soauniversity.ac.in.
The next university that makes the list of top engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar is CV Raman College of Engineering. The university is named after the first Nobel Laureate of India, Dr. C. V. Raman. It was established on 3 November 2003 and emerged as the research and education hub of professional courses. The official web site is www.cvru.ac.in.
Another university is Orissa Engineering College (OEC). OEC is one of the oldest engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar, established back in 1986. It is a private university. The departments are computer science and engineering, electronics and telecommunication engineering, information technology, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, and humanities and sciences. The admission can be done through Joint Entrance Examination (O-JEE), All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE). More information can be obtained at www.oec.ac.in.
Another one in the list of top engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar is College of Engineering and Technology (CET). It was established in 1981 by the government of the country. It offers B. Tech, M. Tech, and Ph. D. programs. The departments are architecture, biotechnology, chemistry, civil engineering, computers science and application, computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, fashion and apparel technology, information technology, instrumentation and electronics engineering, mathematics and humanities, mechanical engineering, physics, textile engineering, and urban and regional planning. More thorough information can be found at www.cet.edu.in.
Next one is Silicon Institute of Technology is a private institution that was established in 2001. For diploma, undergraduate, and postgraduate courses, it has computer science engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, electrical and instrumentation engineering, electronics and communication engineering, and information technology. The official website for Silicon Institute of Technology is www.silicon.ac.in.
Another private university is Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) which was established in 1992. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in fields such as law, engineering, medicine, biotechnology, management, rural management, computer application, fashion, sculpturing , film studies, and journalism. KIIT is ranked 5th in universities in the country that is self financed. It enrolls an amazing number of students at 20,000 students from India and other countries. It provides residential facilities for the students inside the campus. There are 17 different hostels with 24 access of Wi-Fi house hundreds of students. The hostels are divided to hostels for boys and hostels for girls. KIIT’s official web site is www.kiit.ac.in.
Number nine in the list is Gandhi Engineering College (GEC). It is a private university that was established in 2006. The courses offered here are mechanical engineering, electronics and communication engineering, computer science and engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, civil engineering, and electrical engineering. Students admitted to the university through Odisha JEE, JEE Main, OJEE PG, and GATE. Those are entrance exam at state and national level. More information can be found at www.gec.edu.in.
The last but not least, Konark Institute of Science and Technology (KIST). It is founded by the Vidya Sagar Charitable and was established in 2001. Programs available at KIST are undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Electronics and telecommunication engineering, computer science and engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, nano technology, thermal and fluid engineering, power engineering and energy system, business administration, applied management and technology management. Candidates who are interested in admitting in KIST can get complete information from its official web site, www.kist.in.
To be able to enroll as a student at one of public engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar, a candidate must have a JEE Main (Joint Entrance Exam Main) Score that meets certain marks decided by target institutions. JEE Main is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Candidates must meet the requirements to be eligible for the admissions to the top engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar. Among the top 10 engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar are public universities whose candidates are admitted through JEE Main.