Top Engineering Colleges in Himachal Pradesh 2017-2018

Himachal Pradesh is the top most state of India. One of the snow laden regions Himachal Pradesh is widely famous for its natural beauty and range of travel destinations. But that not it, Himachal Pradesh also forms educational hub with several important engineering colleges present here. Present literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh is 83.87%. The state widely supports technical educational institutes and provides needed assistance to them from time to time.

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Eligibility Criteria

Eralier, Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test was conducted by Himachal Pradesh Technical University that provides educational support to various disciplines as in Engineering, technology, Pharmacy, Management in its affiliated colleges. But presently, JEE Main exam is the only examination considered valid for engineering admission in the state and HP CET has been replaced by JEE Main.

JEE Main is the national exam whose scores are considered valid for admission in most of the engineering institutes in Himachal Pradesh. 50% weightage is given to JEE Main scores and 50% weightage is given 12th marks. In order to appear in JEE Main exam students must have attained 17 years of age.

Ranking of Himachal Pradesh Engineering Colleges

The list of top engineering colleges of Himachal Pradesh comprises ten leading technical colleges, universities and institutes that have set benchmarks in the education industry. The ranking of colleges is done from 1 to 10 on the basis of college infrastructure, students security, placement records, learning environment, reputation of college, faculty and student ratio and growth and development of students by large. College scoring high on these criteria is ranked at 1st position and that scoring the last is ranked at 10th position.

Career Option

Engineering is a safe investment that ensures great returns in future. In comparison to other job profiles, engineers tend to receive better salary packages. Though not all engineers get lucrative jobs but those who have completed their engineering from reputed colleges of the state certainly receive great salary packets and safe future.

Academic Information

Most of the engineering colleges in Himachal Pradesh offer branches as in electrical, mechanical, software, IT, civil, aerospace and nuclear. Not all colleges provide courses in these branches so students must visit the official site of the college to draw precise information. In this document we have included some of the known colleges of HP as in IIT’s and NIT’s and other private and government universities. Listing below will surely help students can decide upon which college to enroll in as per their score and convenience.

Top Engineering Colleges of Himachal Pradesh

College Official Website Affiliations Location
Indian Institute of Technology


Autonomous Institute Mandi
National Institute of Technology


Autonomous Institute Hamirpur
Jawaharlal Nehru Govt. Engineering College


Himachal Pradesh University Sundar Nagar
Jaypee University of Information Technology


Deemed University Solan
University Institute of Information technology



Himachal Pradesh University Shimla
Baddi University of Emerging Science and Technology


Deemed University Solan
Sirda Institute of Engineering and Emerging Technologies


Himachal Pradesh University Mandi
Himachal Institute of Technology


Himachal Pradesh University Sirmour
MIT College of Engineering and Management


Himachal Pradesh University Hamirpur
Maharaja Agrasen University


Autonomous Solan
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