Presenting the list of popular engineering courses in India to solve the baffles almost all the engineering students come across while selecting an engineering branch . Last year, over 13 Lac students appeared for JEE Mains entrance examination which makes the exam one of the largest entrance exams across the world. These numbers indicate that engineering courses have been and will be one of the most popular undergraduate courses in India in the years to come.
The most common query among all engineering aspirants is about the best engineering courses/branch/ specialisations/ discipline.all branches of engineering are equally good. What matters is your interests and aptitude for that engineering stream. So don’t pick a branch you have no interest in, just because it promises fat pay packages.
Computer Science & Engineering / IT
Software engineers are the most sought after in India. So, it is no surprise that this branch is right at the top! This branch offers higher pay packages than any other branch as well as ample overseas job opportunities. If you have an interest in database management and application development, you should seek out this engineering discipline.
Some of the top companies that hire CSE engineers include Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, Amazon, IBM, Facebook, Oracle, Cisco, Infosys, TCS, and Wipro.
Some of the top institutes Apart from IITs and NITs include:
- Aryan Institute of Engineering and Technology , Bhubaneswar
- silicon institute of technology, bhubaneswar
- Gandhi institute for education and technology
- Trident academy of technology, bhubaneswar
- Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
Electronics & Communication
You will learn all about digital electronics and logic design, fundamentals of communication engineering, electronic circuits, signals and systems, power electronics, applied electromagnetic theory, integrated circuits, VLSI etc . The telecommunications industry & mobile development industry have been progressing by leaps & bounds in the last few years and would offer excellent opportunities to graduates.
Some of the main recruiters of Electronic Engineers will be Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), Intel, Samsung Electronics, Sony, Toshiba, Philips Semiconductors, Texas Instruments, LG Electronics, Nokia, CISCO etc.
Electrical & Electronics
There will always be opportunities for electrical engineers as this is an evergreen field. You will learn about transmission and generation of electrical power, electrical circuit design, electronics, instrumentation, control systems etc. There are a lot of openings for this profile in the government sector.
Some companies you should look out for during placements: Bajaj International Private Ltd., Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Centre for Electronics Design and Technology, Crompton Greaves Limited (CGL), Siemens Ltd., Reliance power Ltd.
Another evergreen field, there will always be opportunities here, despite varying market trends. It is one of the oldest and the most demanding branch of engineering and therefore one of the broadest. Recruiters include ISRO, DRDO, Indian Railway, ABB, TATA Motors, General Motors, Fiat, Reliance Industries, Reliance Power Ltd, Ashoka Leyland, Mahindra & Mahindra etc.
Best institutes (Apart from IITs and NITs) include:
- Aryan Institute of Engineering and Technology
- Gandhi Engineering college Bhubaneswar
- Krupajal Engineering College , Bhubaneswar
- Orissa Engineering College , Bhubaneswar
- Gandhi Institute of Engineering & Technology
as a civil engineer, you will be building roads, buildings bridges, dams, canals, seaports, power plants and airports! This sector is looking up these days mainly due to the numerous infrastructure projects that are in the pipeline for India. It is a challenging profile but immensely satisfying as well. Also, with the green way of living gaining popularity across the world, the role of a civil engineer often overlaps with that of an environmental engineer as he needs to plan his projects in an environment-friendly manner.