Engineering colleges in Punjab are numerous. Starting from Indian Institute Of Technology Ropar to the Chandigarh University, the choices are never-ending. Not only the state of Punjab but engineering admission all over the nation has gone up at an alarming rate.

The number of candidates who opt for engineering as a career choice after completing their schooling is unlike any other career choice. There are many career choice available except for engineering like Hospitality, Journalism, Fashion, Advertising, Commerce etc. Yet the candidates are more inclined towards Engineering, why?


As per the reports, India produces 1.5 million engineers every year from 4000 institutes, which is more than the engineers in the USA and China combined. One of the reasons for candidates just going after the engineering profession is the lack of exposure to career guidance right from the school level.

As per the last census conducted the literacy rate of Punjab is 76.68%. While we are in the topic of Engineering education, Punjab is a state that has many engineering colleges that candidates can opt from for their higher education. Universities that excel in engineering education in the state include Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Patiala, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana and many more.

Admissions In The Engineering Colleges Of Punjab

Most of the colleges in the state of Punjab have started their admission for the academic session 2019-20. The admission in most of the colleges in the state of Punjab is done on the basis of either national entrance exam like JEE Main / JEE Advanced or via the own entrance exam of the college. The candidates have to satisfy the college’s eligibility criteria and check the admission process. If the admission channel is via an entrance exam of national level, they need to qualify the same. If the admission channel is via 10+2 merit or via the entrance exam of the college, they need to follow the same.

For example, LPU conducts LPUNEST for admission in UG engineering courses and CGC Landran take admission based on 10+2 marks. On the other hand Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar intakes admission on the basis of JEE Advanced. Thus, as per the college, one is looking forward to taking admission, they have to follow the admission process. There is no state level entrance exam in Punjab for admission in engineering courses.

Which College To Choose For Admission?

While selecting the college for admission it is important to know what is the ranking of the college, the placement structure, the faculty quality, and the facilities in the college to enhance the engineering skill of the students. Also while deciding the engineering college for admission it is also important to understand the seat matrix and the reservation policies, this helps to understand the chances of admission in a particular college.

the colleges in Punjab in which the admission is done via JEE Main, it is important to know the exam pattern and the difficulty level of the entrance exam. More than 11 lakh candidates appear for JEE Main each year. The competition is high, as qualifying JEE Main leads to admission in universities like Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala; Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar; Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana; Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology, Amritsar etc.

Top Engineering Colleges In Punjab

In Punjab, candidates never run out of choices to pursue their engineering studies after 10+2. There are many top-notch engineering colleges in the state that are nationally and internationally recognised. As per the recent NIRF rankings by the Government of India, the top engineering colleges of Punjab are Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology.

Top 10 engineering Colleges In Punjab

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  1. Thapar Institute is undoubtedly one of the best engineering colleges out there, not only in Punjab, but also in the country. This ranking is proof that you need to be nowhere else, but in Thapar. Their faculty, curriculum, student life, hostels, placements are all A1! If you’re genuinely looking to study engineering, Thapar is the place to be.

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