Best Engineering Colleges in Jammu and Kashmir

Best Engineering Colleges in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir has become of Engineering students, though the Job opportunities are very less.

Students in J&K choose Non-Medical subjects after completing their 10th class to become an Engineer.

Meanwhile many students are forced to opt for medical stream to make them doctors by their parents.

There is only 1 NIT(National Institute of Technology) in J&K(Srinagar).

and 1 newly opened IIT(Indian Institute of Technology) in J&K(Jammu).

Here we are showcasing the best or the top 5 Engineering colleges in Jammu and Kashmir based on their Popularity and their infrastructure and other aspects aswell.

NIT SRINAGAR / National Institute of Technology Srinagar

NIT Srinagar is located at Hazratbal, Srinagar and is also one of the oldest NIT’s in INDIA.

National Institute of Technology Srinagar is one of the premier Educational Institutes in the Northern Regions of the country.

NIT Srinagar got 30th Rank in 2020 in the best Engineering Colleges in India by INDIA-TODAY media channel.

It was established in 1960 and has been one of the eighteen Regional Engineering Colleges sponsored by the Govt. of India during the 2nd Plan.

This Institute offers various courses from UG, PG to Ph.D.

Courses offered by NIT Srinagar:

Undergraduate Programmes

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Postgraduate Programmes

  • Communication & Information Technology
  • Electrical Power and Energy Systems
  • Geotech Engineering
  • Industrial Tribology and Maintenance Management
  • Mechanical System Design
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering & Planning
  • Water Resources Engineering

M. Phill Programmes

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Social Science & Management

Ph.D. Programmes

  • All Branches of Engineering
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

The Admissions to the NIT Srinagar are made only through JOSAA Counselling.

Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU)

BGSBU is one of the best Engineering colleges in Jammu and Kashmir after NIT Srinagar in comparison to the faculty and Infrastructure.

Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University is located at Rajouri district of J&K., B. Tech. in BGSBU.

Other than engineering courses BGSBU offers various Programmes including B.Sc. Nursing.

Many of the students opt for BGSBU for Engineering, BGSBU offers various Engineering Programmes.

Engineering Courses Offered by BGSBU:

Undergraduate Programmes

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics & Communications Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information Technology & Engineering

B. E. Evening (Lateral Entry)

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

IUST, Islamic University of Sciences and Technology

IUST is a govt affiliated University located at Awantipora, Pulwama Jammu and Kashmir.

University was established in 2005, While as the present Vice-Chancellor of University is LG Jammu and Kashmir.

UG Programmes

  • B.Tech. Engineering
  • (Civil/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science/ Electrical/ Mechanical

Eligibility Criteria
Having passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects from the J&K Board of School Education or from any
other recognized board with 50% marks.


B.Tech. Food Technology: Having passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Mathematics from J&K Board of School Education or from any
other recognized board with 50% marks.

PG Programmes

  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
  • Master of Science in Information Technology (M.Sc. IT)

Other than UG and PG Programmes IUST offers Diploma and B. Tech. through Lateral entry Courses aswell.

To Check the All the Courses Offered by IUST Click Here.

IIT Jammu, Indian Institute of Technology

This Institute is a newly created Institution in Jammu and Kashmir

IITJAMMU started B. Tech. programmes in the year 2016 with an initial intake of 30 students in each department.

Meanwhile Today IIT Jammu is one of the best Engineering colleges in Jammu.

Courses Offered by IIT Jammu

UG Programme

The following programmes are offered by IIT Jammu for undergraduate studies.

  • B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

PG Programme

The following programmes are offered by IIT Jammu for postgraduate studies with specializations mentioned.

  1. M. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
    1. Data Science
    2. Information Security
  2. M. Tech. in Electrical Engineering
    1. Communications and Signal Processing
  3. M. Tech. in Civil Engineering
    1. Tunnel Engineering
  4. M. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
    1. Thermal and Energy Systems Engineering

Ph.D Programme

IIT Jammu started the Ph.D programme in July 2018. Ph.D is being offered by the following departments.

  1. Chemistry
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Computer Science and Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Materials Engineering
  7. Mathematics
  8. Mechanical Engineering
  9. Physics
  10. Humanities and Social Sciences


Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University is a Government Recognized University located at Katra, Jammu and Kashmir 182320.

University was Ranked 78th by NIRF ranking in 2020.

SMVSU offers various PG, UG, Diploma Courses and Doctorate Courses as well.

The programmes offered by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University:

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)
B. Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Electronics & Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering
B. Tech. Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Architecture
Master of Technology (M.Tech.)
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Technology in Computer Science & Engineering
M. Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering
Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering
Master of Technology in Energy Systems

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