Dehradun, Uttarakhand’s state capital, is home to many prestigious educational institutes, not to mention the mountainous terrain that adds more zeal for anyone to pursue higher-level education. One of the popular fields of study attracting millions of students to Dehradun is a 4 years 8 semesters degree program: Engineering and this degree is divided into various branches and departments.
And Dehradun is brimming with premium colleges that offer Engineering as their course, but singling out the best engineering college in Dehradun that meets your needs might be a bit hard as there are over 211 colleges in Dehradun to choose from; the city, after all, is known as the “School Capital of India” and the “City of Schools.” Engineering students from all across the country come to this metropolis to further their education.
Here we have chalked down a list of 10 of the best engineering colleges in Dehradun, covering a wide array of specializations to choose from.
P.S.– The list is in no particular order, each college has its areas of specialty, and all of them have great placement records.
1. Tula’s Institute (Engineering Colleges In Dehradun)
Known as one of the top Private Engineering colleges in Dehradun, Tula’s Institute has marked its zenith with an impressive infrastructure spanning around 22 acres of land boasting of facilities like wifi campus, hostels, medical facilities, ATMs within the campus; it is a complete package.
They have five B Tech programs in Civil, Electrical and electronics, Computer science and engineering, electronics and communication, and mechanical engineering with plenty of specializations to choose from. The M.Tech options include structural, thermal, and computer science and engineering. The average B.Tech fee is 4.3 lakhs total and 1.8 L for M.Tech, eligibility criteria are 10+2 with 45% and JEE Main/ UKSEE.
Top recruiters include IBM, Aditya Birla, and WIPRO, with an average package of 3.2 LPA up to 20 LPA.
2. Uttaranchal University
Incepted in 2013, the college is spread out into many fields from law to liberal; the 70-acre campus has all the necessary facilities that one could ask for. The admission is based on the JEE/UUEE entrance exam coupled with an interview with 50% in 10+2 PCM.
Btech Courses Offered – There are seven BTech programs currently, with an average fee of 1.79 lakhs, the highest package of 22.5 L, and an average of 4.5 L.
Top Recruiters include : Trident Group, Tata consultancy services, Hashedin, SysyTool, Optimus, Vincular, and Extramarks.
3. ICFAI University (Engineering Colleges In Dehradun)
ICFAI University (IU) is India’s largest private university group, instituted in 2013. Their 25-acre Dehradun campus offers UG engineering degrees in Computer Science Engineering, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Database Administration & Big Data, and Mechatronics Engineering.
The 1st-year fee is ₹1.56 Lakhs, eligibility 10+2 with 75% + ITSAT; the college ranks 2nd for Top engineering colleges of Uttarakhand by CSR GHRDC and 51 in the top 100 private universities in India by education world higher education ranking.
The average salary package is 4.97 LPA with popular recruiters including Accenture, ADP India, HCL Technologies.
4. University of Petroleum And Energy Studies[UPES]
The University of UPES was founded in 2003, offering 53 BE/Btech courses in various cities. It’s considered one of the top engineering colleges in Dehradun with the average 1st-year fee of Btech costing 3.44 L. Eligibility criteria is 10+2 with 50% + UPESEAT.
The average salary package is around 5.25 LPA; in engineering. The college was ranked 167 for the B.tech program by the NIRF in 2020.
5. Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University)
The College of Graphics Era in Dehradun is famous for its computer science courses; the college picked up the name from Graphic Era Education Society, its founders, and is centrally recognized.
The average fee for Btech 1st year is 2.36L with an expected salary of around 4.5 LPA; GEU ranks 97 among Top Universities and 89 among Top Engineering Colleges of India.
6. SCE (Shivalik College of Engineering, Dehradun)
It’s a private, self-supporting institution founded in 2008 by the Rijan Educational Society. B.Tech degree programs in five engineering disciplines, Polytechnic diploma programs in two engineering disciplines, and B.Ed degree programs are offered at the SCE campus. The Btech fee is 1.1 L a year; the admission mainly depends on the JEE score and 12th 50% marks in Science and Mathematics.
The average package is 6-8 LPA; some of the top companies recruiting are ACCENTURE, AccordShine, & Bajaj Auto.
7. Doon Institute of Engineering & Technology (DIET)
Founded in 2004 is a government college within the Doon Group of Institutes by the Scholar International Educational Foundation with a renowned faculty. The DIET offers B.Tech degrees in five engineering fields as well as Polytechnic diplomas in four engineering areas.
The average fee is comparably less than other colleges mentioned here, the total fee being 2 lakhs, although DIET is much more well known for its language courses. The facilities are good, with many getting placed in great companies; the average package offered is 4.8 LPA.
8. Dev Bhoomi Institute of Technology (DBIT)
A private college established in 2005 affiliated with UTU and approved by AICTE, DBIT 42-acre college has everything from wifi campus to AC classrooms. The Btech course costs about 1.1 lakh per year in Civil, Mechanical, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication, and Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
Eligibility is 10+2 60% in PCM with JEE Main; the average salary is 4 to 6 LPA. Popular companies fishing here include Just Dial, OYO, Genpact, and NPTEL.
9. Graphic Era Hill University (GEHU)
As the name suggests, GEHU was founded under the Graphic Era Education Society in 1996; the college is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is accredited by NAAC. The difference here is that GEHU is a state-recognized college; while GEU has a central status, it’s still among the top engineering colleges in Dehradun.
Companies like Adobe, Zscaler, Rubico, and WRIG conduct interviews; the average package is 5.3 LPA, with the highest 10.5 – 42 LPA placed at amazon. The fee is 2.6 L per year; students will need 75% in 10+2 and must attend JEE Main, and the college is pretty famous for the choice of celebrities in its festivals.
10. DIT University (DIT)
The college offers B Tech courses in all disciplines, including petroleum and seven M.Tech programs. The average fee stands at 2 lakh per annum, and students need to pass 12 with a minimum of 65%. DIT is known by many as a top private engineering college in Dehradun; over 125 companies come here every year for recruitment, including big names like Google, IBM, and Adobe, great for CSE students.