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Worrying about IIT? Here is a list of India’s top-ranking engineering and architecture colleges accepting JEE main score

While Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are considered to be top-notch in the industry, there are other premier college options students can explore.

Published: 03rd June 2019 02:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd June 2019 02:58 PM   |  A+A-

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By Online Desk

No hope is lost if one does not want to sit for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) – Advanced, as JEE main scores are now being accepted by top ranking colleges across India.

While Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are considered to be top-notch in the industry, here are other premier college options students can explore. Some of them are ranked among the best in the world and all of them accept admissions based on JEE main score.

Although, some institutes like VIT and BITS have their own entrance exam and may not consider JEE main as their primary mode for enrolling students.

According to the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD)’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), here are the list of colleges that accept the JEE main scores.

Serial No Institute All India Rank (AIR)
1 Anna University 9
2 National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli 10
3 Institute of Chemical Technology 11
4 Jadavpur University 14
5 National Institute of Technology Rourkela 16
6 Vellore Institute of Technology 18
7 Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology 19
8 NIT Karnataka 21
9 Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology 23
10 Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) 25
11 Jamia Milia Islamia 27
12 NIT Calicut 28
13 Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology 31
14 Siksha O Anusandhan 32
15 Birla Institute of Technology 33
16 Delhi Technological University 34
17 Amity University 35
18 SRM Institute of Science and Technology 36
19 Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering 37
20 Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy 38
21 International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad 39
22 Aligarh Muslim University 40
23 NIT Kurukshetra 41
24 Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology 42
25 Manipal Institute of Technology 43
26 College of Technology 44
27 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University 45
28 NIT Durgapur 46
29 Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology 47
30 Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology 48
31 College of Engineering 49


The cut-off of JEE (Advanced) has been released, however, cut-offs for every college will be different and students are urged to check the admission process and necessary details thoroughly before applying.

The results for the JEE (Advanced) will be declared on June 14, 2019.

Experts bring good news for IIT aspirants – the 1.73 lakh students who registered for the JEE (Advanced) – as they say that the cut-offs is likely to be lesser than last year.

While the percentage will be lowered the number of marks is on the higher end because the total marks went from 360 to 372 this year. The cut-off is expected to be on the lower end of 30 per cent.

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