West Bengal is one of the states located in eastern India. The state shares its border with Bangladesh, Nepal, and Bhutan. The capital city of West Bengal state is Kolkata. It is the largest city in the state. West Bengal is a hub of various prestigious colleges which offer higher education. These colleges are IIT, NIT, IISER, etc. According to the census 2011, the overall literacy rate is 77%. Check this article to get detailed information about List of Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal 2021.

Admission Procedure

Candidates who wish to join an engineering course in Bangalore, they will appear for the national level examination known as JEE Main. Through this exam, candidates will get admission to the B.TechB.Arch courses. WBJEE is a state-level exam managed by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB). If candidates want to get admission in IIT, they have to qualify JEE Advanced.  For admission to the PG engineering course (M.Tech),candidates must appear for GATE  examination.

Top Engineering Specializations

The most trending specializations/disciplines of B.Tech course are Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology, Civil Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, etc.


Affiliated To
NIT, Durgapur1960Autonomous Institution
IIT, Kharagpur1951Autonomous
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER),Kolkata1996Autonomous Institution
Jadavpur University, Kolkata1955Public University
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST),Shibpur1856Autonomous Institution
National Power Training Institute (NPTI),Durgapur1968WBUT
Heritage Institute of Technology (HIT),Kolkata2001WBUT
Haldia Institute of Technology (HIT)1996WBTU
Kalyani Government Engineering College (KGEC)1995WBUT
Institute of Engineering and Management (IEM),Kolkata1989WBUT
BP Poddar Institute of Management & Technology (BPPIMT) Kolkata1999WBUT
Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology (GCECT),Kolkata1941WBUT
Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College (JGEC),Jalpaiguri1961WBUT
University Institute of Technology, Burdwan1999Deemed University
Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology (GCETTB),Berhampore1927University of Calcutta
West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT),Kolkata2000Affiliating University
Netaji Subhash Engineering College (NSEC),Kolkata1998WBUT
JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani2000WBUT
Techno India University, Kolkata2012Private University
Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology (GCELT),Kolkata1919WBUT
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya (BCKV),Nadia1974Public University
RCC Institute of Information & Technology (RCCIIT),Kolkata1999WBUT
Calcutta Institute of Engineering and Management (CIEM),Kolkata2003WBUT
Future Institute of Engineering and Management (FIEM),Kolkata2001WBTU
Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (UBKV),Pundibari2001Public University
Guru Nanak Institute of Technology (GNIT),Kolkata2003WBUT
Asansol Engineering College, Asansol1998WBUT
Birbhum Institute of Engineering Technology (BIET),Birbhum1999WBUT
Bengal College of Engineering and Technology for Women, Durgapur2009WBUT
Bankura Unnayani Institute of Engineering, Bankura1998WBUT
Durgapur Institute of Advanced Technology & Management (DIATM),Durgapur2002WBUT
MCKV Institute of Engineering, Howrah1999WBUT
Marine Engineering and Research Institute (MERI),Kolkata1949IMU
Siliguri Institute of Technology (SIT),Darjeeling1999WBUT
St. Thomas’ College of Engineering & Technology, Kolkata2000WBUT
Mallabhum Institute of Technology Bishnupur2002WBUT
Dr. BC Roy Engineering College (BCREC),Durgapur2000WBTU
Hoogly Institute of Technology, Hoogly2003WBTU


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