How To Select an Engineering College in Delhi/ NCR?

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Written by Shashank Gupta

The NCR has emerged as one of the leading education hubs of the country. Some of the best colleges and universities related to different disciplines like management, medicine, engineering, fashion designing and media are located here. The establishment of a large number of engineering colleges in the NCR has made it tough for aspirants to choose an institute with good infrastructure and facilities. Here are some ways using which you can select one of the best engineering colleges in this part of the country.

 Take Help of Websites

While selecting technical colleges that offer courses in different branches of engineering, you should make a visit to their websites. You will come across all details related to the accreditation of the colleges, infrastructure and about their teaching staff. This will help you to save a substantial amount of time, once you start looking for engineering colleges in Delhi. You can also compare information about the Delhi engineering colleges in education portals that guides students about colleges and career decisions.

 Check for Placement Records

Through the site of such an institute you will be able to find out whether they have any collaboration with any top companies or not. Engineering colleges which do not have collaboration with leading organizations can never provide good placements to their students. Therefore, once you get the results of JEE you should start looking for those engineering colleges which have tie-ups with leading companies in the particular field which you opt for.  For instance, if you opt for IT, then you look for institutes which have tie ups with some of the biggest names in the industry like Dell, Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, HCL etc.

 Know the cut-offs

One of the first things which you should focus on is to find out the exact cut-offs in the AIEEE or JEE which some of the best colleges here ask for. Having a good score can make your work easier as you will be able to apply in some of the leading institutes here. However, even if you don’t have a good score, it doesn’t mean that you will have to give up your engineering dreams. There are a number of colleges which accept students on the basis of their results in Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by respective states. If you are able to do really well in the CET held in your state, then you may get into an engineering college with AAAA, AAA+ or AA+ ranking at the state level.

 Before the college admissions, visit the college

Another important point to note is whether the courses offered by the college are UGC recognized and AICTE approved or not. There is no point in spending a large sum of money in a program which doesn’t have accreditation from these bodies. You won’t have a good idea about the infrastructure and facilities offered until and unless you visit the campus. Therefore, before taking admission, you can drop in at the institute and find out the amenities they offer in the lab. If the lab has all types of technical equipments and tools which are needed for practical training, then you can be assured that the college where you are applying is a good one.

Find about the teaching staff that are associated with the engineering college. You can do so by getting in touch with the existing batch of students in the institute. Good teachers not only have high qualifications, but they have relevant experience in the industry and academic expertise in their domain as well.

From the students you can verify whether the information related to industrial tie-ups with recruiters mentioned in the college website is authentic or not. Often, engineering colleges with questionable reputation dupe students into taking admission in the courses they offer by presenting false information in their websites. The existing batch of students can however, give you a clear picture of the placement record, which in turn will make it easier for you to decide whether the engineering college where you are applying is worth studying or not.

Some of the best engineering colleges in Delhi/NCR have entered into tie-ups with foreign universities in recent years. So, if you take admission in a reputed institute, find out whether it has any educational collaboration with any reputed institute based abroad or not. This will in turn help you to get an idea of the latest developments taking place in your domain of engineering.

The engineering college where you study is going to be the stepping stone to your career. Therefore, while selecting an engineering institute you need to take your time and focus on the areas mentioned above, so as to make sure that the college where you are applying is a good one.

Selecting the right technical institute will not only provide you a good exposure, but also make sure that you have the requisite skills that some of the top companies look for in an engineer at the entry level. Your employment prospects will also go up as a result, and you will be able to get a perfect start to a long and fruitful career.


About the author

Shashank Gupta

Shashank Gupta is a leading HR consultant. He writes on the latest trends in education across different professions like management, engineering, medicine, law etc. The ideas expressed in the article are personal and are based on critical observation and existing trends in technical colleges in and around the national capital.

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