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Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Bihar - Rank, Fees, Courses, Placements & Hostel

Update on 30 Sep, 22

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Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Bihar - Rank, Fees, Courses, Placements & Hostel

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Bihar

Bihar has been considered for centuries to be an educational center. This state was located at the famous University of Nalanda. It currently houses several prestigious educational institutions which also include institutes for engineering and management. In this article, we list some of the Top engineering colleges in Bihar with special highlights, including the entrance exam, courses, fee structure, and placement support. All these top B.Tech colleges in Bihar have taken on a global curriculum and are equipped to produce qualified engineers.

Engineering Colleges in Bihar

Bihar has emerged as an important hub for the coaching of engineering and civil services. There are also several top engineering colleges in Bihar. Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna, and National Technology Institute, [NIT] Patna are the engineering colleges ranked by MHRD on the NIRF.

Engineering Entrance Examinations

Students are expected to write standard entrance exams such as BCECE, JEE Main, and JEE Advanced for admission to Bihar engineering colleges. Some private colleges are conducting their own entrance exam and some colleges are carrying out admissions based on academic results.

1. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Patna

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, established this premier institute in 2008. It is, doubtless, Bihar's best engineering campus. It carries UGC and AICTE approvals with it. Equipped with excellent facilities, a global curriculum, and industry-friendly preparation, this institute offers the best engineering and technology education possible. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in different engineering disciplines.

Entrance exam: Candidates must appear for JEE Advanced held in May each year to secure admission for the undergraduate courses at this institute. Students need to clear the GATE Exam.

Courses: IIT-Patna offers four-year undergraduate programs in Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Civil and Environmental Engineering. It also offers an M.Tech two years program in different disciplines.

Fee Structure: The first-year B.Tech course fee is Rs 2.12 lakh and the M.Tech course fee is Rs 34.750.

Placements: Domestic and international corporations with attractive work opportunities visit the campus each year. The average pay package the students are taking is INR 11 LPA while the highest pay package will go up to INR 39.5 LPA.

2. National Institute of Technology (NIT), Patna

In 2004 the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development founded NIT-Patna. This autonomous university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in different engineering disciplines approved by UGC and AICTE. It is one of Bihar's best engineering colleges.

Entrance examination: NIT admits B.Tech students based on the marks earned in April by the candidates in JEE Mains. It considers NATA 's scores for admission to the course at B.Arch. For M.Tech, that accepts GATE's scores.

Courses: NIT provides full-time B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Information Technology for four years. It also implements the M.Tech program in different disciplines for two years.

Fee Structure: The cost for B.Tech's first year is Rs 1.65 lakh and M.Tech's is Rs 1.09 lakh.

Placements: NIT-Patna has excellent placement records and on completion of their studies, almost all students are successfully placed.

3. Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology, Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology is also known as MIT Muzaffarpur. It is the most prestigious college of Bihar for engineering and research in eastern India. The foundation stone of this institution was laid by the first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru in the year 1954 and since then the college is the administrative control of the department of science and technology and is wholly funded by the government of Bihar.

Courses Offered- B.Tech, M.Tech, etc

Institute Type- Government Institute

Fees- 45,000/-

Admission Procedure- Through B.C.E.C.E. examination

4. Women’s Institute of Technology, Darbhanga

The Women’s Institute of Technology. Darbhanga is also called the WIT Darbhanga, it is a prestigious institution for engineering and was founded in the year 2004. The thought behind the establishment of this college is to meet up the demands of the challenges and the dynamics of the world in the field of information technology by developing world-class women technocrats.

The institution is situated in the heart of the Mithanchal and is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

Courses Offered- B.Tech, M.Tech, etc

Institute Type- Government Institute

Fees- 70,000/-

Admission Procedure- Through B.C.E.C.E. examination

5. Nalanda College of Engineering, Nalanda

Nalanda College of Engineering, Nalanda is also known as the NCE Chandi. It was established in the year 2008 by the honorable Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Nitish Kumar. The college is the joint effort of the Bihar Government and some of the renowned educationists of Nalanda. The college is located in Chandi near Nalanda & it offers numerous courses in the field of engineering & Technology. 

The institution is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

Courses Offered- B.Tech, M.Tech, etc

Institute Type- Government Institute

Fees- 45,000/-

Admission Procedure- Through B.C.E.C.E. examination

6. Patna Sahib College of Engineering and Technology, Vaishali

Patna Sahib College of Engineering and Technology, Vaishali was founded by the Patna Sahib Group of  Colleges and Institutions in  2011. The idea behind the establishment of this college was to cater to tv the growing needs of meaningful technical professional courses in Bihar.

Patna Sahib College of Engineering and Technology campus is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and is affiliated with the Aryabhatta Knowledge University, Patna.

Courses Offered- B.Tech, M.Tech, etc

Institute Type- Government Institute

Fees- 60,000/-

Admission Procedure- Through B.C.E.C.E. examination

7. College of Agricultural Engineering, Rajendra Agricultural University, Samastipur

Under this university, on 7 December 1983, the College of Agricultural Engineering (CAE) came into being to provide the much-needed impetus for state agricultural growth through education, research, and technology transfer through agricultural engineering. The College of Agricultural Engineering is producing a large number of trained agricultural engineers to support and maintain the pace of agricultural development in the state.

Courses Offered- B.Tech, M.Tech, etc

Institute Type- Government Institute

Fees- 7500/-

Admission Procedure- Through ICAR, the New Delhi examination

8. Motihari College of Engineering, Motihari

Motihari College of Engineering, Motihari is also known as MCE, in the heart of Bihar, Bapudham, Motihari, a fully government-run college. The college was founded in the year 1980 to provide the Bihar people with the standard of technical education, but the college was shut down in 1994 for some interim reasons.

But in 2008 the college was reopened with the name of Motihari College of Engineering which was previously known as the Indian College of Engineering due to government intervention and pressure from the local politician.

Courses Offered- B.Tech, M.Tech, etc

Institute Type- Government Institute

Fees- 50,000/-

Admission Procedure- Through B.C.E.C.E. examination

9. Central Institute of Plastic Engineering And Technology, Hajipur

The Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET), Hajipur was founded in 1994 to meet the needs of the plastic industry in Bihar and its neighboring areas. It is a national premium institution committed to promoting academics and technology for plastics and related industries in India. Situated in the holy lands of Vaishali, it occupies a vast 5.65 acres of land.

Courses Offered- B.Tech, M.Tech, etc

Institute Type- Government Institute

Fees- 45,000/-

Admission Procedure- Through B.C.E.C.E. examination

10. Bihar Institute of Silk & Textile, Bhagalpur

Bihar Institute of Silk and Textile, Bhagalpur is one of the very few engineering colleges in India that are providing Engineering in Silk and Textile. The institute was established by the state government in the year 1994 to promote high technical features in the silk of Bhagalpur  Industries.

Courses Offered- B.Tech, M.Tech, etc

Institute Type- Government Institute

Fees- 75,000/-

Admission Procedure- Through B.C.E.C.E. examination

List of Top Engineering Colleges in Bihar

Provided below is the list of some of the most popular Engineering colleges of Bihar.

S.N

NAME OF THE INSTITUTE/COLLEGE

COURSES

COURSE FEES

EXAM REQUIRED

INSTITUTE TYPE

1

Birla Institute of Technology, Patna

B.Tech, M.Tech

88,000

B.C.E.C.E

Government

2

Gaya College of Engineering, Gaya

B.Tech, M.Tech

38,000

B.C.E.C.E

Government

3

Amrapali Institute of Technology, Lakshisarai

B.Tech, M.Tech

-

B.C.E.C.E

Private

4

Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Institute of Technology, Chhapra

B.Tech, M.Tech

80,000

B.C.E.C.E

Government

5

Darbhanga College of Engineering, Darbhanga

B.Tech, M.Tech

48,000

B.C.E.C.E

Government

6

Sityog Institute of  Technology, Aurangabad

B.Tech, M.Tech

3,30,000

B.C.E.C.E

Private

7

Siwan Engineering And Technical Institute, Siwan

B.Tech, M.Tech

2,44,000

B.C.E.C.E

Private

8

Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy Science & Technology, Patna

B.Tech, M.Tech

N.A.

B.C.E.C.E or ICAR Exam

Government

9

AZMAT Institute of Technology, Kishanganj

B.Tech, M.Tech

60,000

B.C.E.C.E

Private

10

Maulana Azad College of Engineering and Technology, Patna

B.Tech, M.Tech

70,000

B.C.E.C.E

Government

11

Vidhyadaan Institute of Technology and Management, Buxar

B.Tech, M.Tech

44,000

B.C.E.C.E

Private

12

Millia Institute of Technology, Purnia

B.Tech, M.Tech

65,000

B.C.E.C.E /JEE MAINS

Private

13

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Patna

B.Tech, M.Tech

65,500

B.C.E.C.E

Private

14

Vidya Vihar Institute of Technology, Purnia

B.Tech, M.Tech

55,000

B.C.E.C.E/ JEE MAINS

Private

15

R.P Sharma Institute of Technology, Patna

B.Tech, M.Tech

85,000

B.C.E.C.E/JEE MAINS

Government

16 

KK College of Engineering And Management

B.Tech, M.Tech

54,000

B.C.E.C.E/JEE MAINS

Government

17

Indian Railways Institute Of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Jamalpur

B.Tech, M.Tech

N.A.

SARA

Government

18

Bhagalpur College of Engineering, Bhagalpur

B.Tech, M.Tech

45,000

B.C.E.C.E

Government

19

Motibabu Institute of Technology, Forbespur

B.Tech, M.Tech

48,000

JEE Mains only

Government

20

Rashtra Kavi RamdhariSinghDinkar College of Engineering, Begusarai

B.Tech, M.Tech

37,630

B.C.E.C.E

Government

21

Bakhtiyarpur College of Engineering, Bakhtiyaarpur

B.Tech, M.Tech

35,000

B.C.E.C.E

Government

ABOUT ENGINEERING COURSE

Engineering is an educational stream that includes applying science, technology, and math to invent, design, build and maintain computers, structures, software, hardware, and systems & processes. This field offers many career opportunities across all industries, making it one of the most sought-after courses pursued by Class 12 students, especially those from the Science stream.

The BTech curriculum is the path to a four-year career in Engineering followed by a two-year MTech program. Students interested in research work are allowed to undertake a two-year Ph.D.

Students preparing to study courses of engineering in India can choose from almost 100 specializations. Here are some of the most famous ones tabulated:  

Computer Science Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electronics Engineering

Civil Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Information Technology

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aeronautical Engineering

Biotechnology Engineering

Food Technology

Cyber Security

Marine Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

Production Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Automobile Engineering

Communications Engineering

Data Analytics

Game Design

Instrumentation Technology

Mechatronics Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

Mining Engineering

Telecommunication Engineering

UI / UX

Virtualization

Engineering Courses Admission Eligibility Criteria

You can take engineering courses at the UG, PG, Diploma, and Ph.D. levels. The eligibility requirements vary according to the candidate's preferred path and branch. However, a limited eligibility criterion for the comparison of candidates for UG, PG, Diploma, and Ph.D. Engineering courses are given below:

  • BE/BTech: Candidates must have completed Class 12 from a recognized board with the core subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Math. They must also have received an average ranking of at least 60%.

  • BTech Lateral Entry: Candidates must have earned a three-year diploma awarded by a State Government's Board of Technical Examination with a minimum aggregate of 45% or equivalent

  • ME/MTech: Candidates who have completed their BE / BTech diploma with a clear GATE score are eligible for a ME / MTech degree.
  • Diploma: Aspirants must have passed Class 10 or the equivalent examination, with at least 35%in Science and Maths subjects
  • PG Diploma: Only a few colleges offer PG diplomas like IIT Gandhinagar which is a one-year program. PGDIIT provides specializations such as Biological Engineering, 

Chemical Engineering, 

Civil Engineering, 

Computer Science and Engineering, 

Earth System Science, 

Electrical Engineering, 

Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering. 

The eligibility is similar to MTech.

  • Ph.D.: Aspirants must have secured an aggregate of at least 55% or 5.5 CPI in BTech / MTech or equivalent in related streams

Scope of Engineering

Engineering students will bag excellent opportunities in both the public and private sectors with the increasing demand for Engineers across industries.

Some of the work profiles offered after the Engineering is complete are:

Career Opportunity after the BTech or the MTech in Computer Science & Engineering

Professor

Computer Programmer

Engineering Support Specialist

R&D Applications Engineer

Career Opportunity after the BTech or the MTech in Information Technology

Information Technology Officer

Lecturer

Database Manager

Web Developer

Career Opportunity after BTech/MTech in Industrial Engineering

Ergonomist

Process Engineer

Quality Engineer

Industrial Manager

Career Opportunity after the BTech or the MTech in Software Engineering

Software Engineer

Software Testing Engineer

Software Quality Engineer

Multimedia Display Software Engineer

Career Opportunity after the BTech or the MTech in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineer

Process Development Technologist

Design Engineer

Researcher

Career Opportunity after BTech or the MTech in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electronics Technician

Field Technician

Test Technician

Firstline Technician

Career Opportunity after the BTech or the MTech in Computer Science

Computer Engineer

Computer Network Engineer

Software Engineer

Researcher

Career Opportunity after the BTech or the MTech in Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace Designer Checker

Design Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Career Opportunity after the BTech or the MTech in Electronics Engineering

Electronics Engineer

Electrical Manager

Professor

Maintenance Engineer

Career Opportunity after the BTech or the MTech in Architecture Engineering

Construction Estimator

Building Inspector

Construction Project Manager

Technical Architect

CONCLUSION

Dear Students/Aspirants, we hope that this article "Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Bihar" would help you in seeking admission to your favorite Engineering college in Bihar and help you in finding the most suitable college for your studies.

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