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Best Colleges for Information Technology in India, 2020

An excellent IT infrastructure is fundamental for running an organization. All departments from HR and Finance to Operations and Logistics require proper IT infrastructure to function to their best. That’s why IT professionals are highly sought.

According to research consultancy IDC, the global IT industry is expected to reach $5.2 trillion in 2020. No wonder IT professionals are among the highest earners.

The best IT colleges in India are:

  1. Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
    Matunga, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400019
    Since VJTI is one of Asia’s oldest engineering colleges, its undergraduate and postgraduate courses are prestigious. You’ll have to get good scores in GATE or MHT CET entrance exam to secure admission for the B.Tech and M.Tech programs. This AICTE-approved institution offers scholarships to provide financial assistance to those who need it.
    Placement Overview: The highest salary package in the 20189-19 placement cycle was INR 36 LPA. Amazon, Capgemini, Deloitte, EY, Infosys, PWC, L&T, Reliance, Samsung, Siemens, and Wipro were some of the top recruiters.
    Notable Alumni:
    Rakesh Khanna, Syntel Chief Operating Officer since January 2012
    Avtar Saini – Former Director for South Asia Region, Intel
  2. PSG College of Technology
    Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641004
    PSGCT became Tamil Nadu’s first private Engineering Institution when it was established in 1951. You can get admitted into the B.E. & B.Tech courses through TNEA Counselling. While the M.Tech admission process is based on your GATE score or TANCET score.
    Placement Overview: More than 90 reputed National and Multinational companies visit for campus recruitment annually. Adobe, Cognizant, IBM, ITC Infotech, L&T Infotech, and Microsoft are among the top recruiters.
    Notable Alumni:
    Lakshmi Narayanan – Ex-CEO and ex-vice chairman of Cognizant
    Shiv Nadar – Founder and Chairman of HCL Technologies
  3. Manipal Institute of Technology
    Udupi Karkala Road, Manipal, Karnataka 576104
    One of the first self-financing engineering colleges in India, Manipal Institute of Technology offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in IT. Its academic program is renowned worldwide thanks to collaborations with nearly 15 international universities.
    You’ll have to secure a high rank in the All India Manipal Entrance Test (MET) to secure admission to this prestigious college. The Vidya Lakshmi Portal offers essential student facilities such as education loans and scholarships.
    Placement Overview: Thanks to the structured placement team, more than 160 recruiting teams visit MIT Manipal for campus placements & internship recruitment every year on an average. Some of the top recruiters include Amazon, IBM, and Samsung. The average salary package for the last placement cycle is INR 5-7 lakhs.
    Notable Alumni:
    Satya Nadella – CEO of Microsoft
    Rajeev Suri – CEO of Nokia
  4. Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Jadavpur University
    Raja S.C. Mallick Rd, Kolkata 700032
    Jadavpur University’s Faculty of Engineering & Technology offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Information Technology. This is an excellent choice if you are looking for a high quality of education at affordable fees. You must have a valid rank in WBJEE to pursue the B.Tech program. M.Tech admissions are granted based on your GATE Score.
    Placement Overview: The highest salary package and the average salary package in the last placement cycle were of INR 42 LPA and INR 19.96 LPA, respectively. 80% of the candidates in top organizations, whereas others have become entrepreneurs or are seeking higher studies abroad.
    Notable Alumni:
    Ujjwal Maulik – Computer Scientist and IEEE Fellow
    Samir Das – Computer Science Professor at Stony Brook University
  5. National Institute of Technology Karnataka
    Srinivasnagar PO, Surathkal, Mangaluru, Karnataka 575025
    NITK Surathkal is one of the leading engineering colleges in the country where more than 4,000 students learn from a faculty of almost 400 members. The Government of India recognizes this UGC-recognized and AICTE-approved institute as an Institute of National Importance.
    You may pursue undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in IT NITK Surathkal. You can get in based on scores in national level entrance examinations like JEE Main and GATE. You can expect the best possible learning experience as most of the professors have PhDs in their respective fields from renowned colleges.
    Placement Overview: 92% of the UG students got placed during the last placement season with an average CTC of INR 18 LPA. Companies like Adobe, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft hired interns and permanent employees.
    Notable Alumni:
    V. Kamath – Former Chairman of Infosys
    Thomas Zacharia – Laboratory Director of ORNL

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Anna Papadopoulos

Anna Papadopoulos

Deputy Managing Editor
Anna Papadopoulos is a Deputy Managing Editor at CEOWORLD magazine, covering success, business, lifestyle, entrepreneurship, careers and more. Shea is responsible for driving thought leadership, using data analytics to showcase CEOWORLD magazine’s editorial imagination, and fostering knowledge sharing between magazine and readers. She can be reached on email anna-papadopoulos@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.