Engineering Studies in Delhi

Delhi, the Nerve of the Country,

Delhi, the capital city of India is amongst the most preferred locations in the country. People from all across the country and even abroad migrate to this city in search of jobs or to make a living.

The charm of the city captives people to settle here permanently. Among the other metro cities, Delhi enjoys a special status not only as the capital of India but as the nerve centre of all political, commercial and cultural activities. It is well connected to almost all parts of the country by road, rail and air. One can find quite an eclectic mix of people in the city who are either the natives of this place or have migrated here for permanent settlement. It is one of the fastest developing cities of the world and is also an economic hub of India. People from different parts of the country come here in search of jobs. Also it is remarkable to note that the rate of unemployment in Delhi is the lowest. The city is teeming with professionals rich in education and technical expertise.

For years it has been an industrial city but today information technology has entered the job arena and replaced the earlier scenario.

For Engineering Studies you must be appear and passed out in JEE. JEE (Joint Entrance Exam Main) is an All India Common Entrance Exam for admission to engineering colleges across India. It is conducted in two phases – JEE Main and JEE Advanced. The IITs and ISM grant admission based on the results of JEE Advanced. The NITs, IIITs and other central or state funded institutes grant admission based on JEE Mains. Students are eligible to write JEE Advanced only if they clear the cut off marks in JEE Main. Also, IIT JEE is considered as one of the toughest exams in the world. Over 14 Lakh students appear every year and only 20,000 get a rank.

Delhi being the capital state of India provides immense work opportunities in various sectors. Be it BPO, software, IT, designing, medical, biotech, physiotherapy, nursing, horticulture, sales and marketing, research , engineering, teaching, finance, media, jobs are available everywhere. That explains why the highest rate of employment is generated in Delhi thereby giving it the nametag of the leading job market in India.

Being the capital city of the country, Delhi enjoys the prominence of being the educational hub of India. It has such a vast range of studies and courses to offer that students from all over the country converge here. The city boasts of leading institutes in its respective fields from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi for Engineering to AIIMS for medical studies and NIFT for fashion technology. Engineering students have a lot to cheer as the city provides some excellent scope for engineering studies. It has numerous colleges both government and privately owned, which impart quality education in varied fields of engineering.

Although the National Capital Region of Delhi has a plethora of educational institutes dedicated to engineering, still there are few which can match the caliber of IIT, Delhi. The admission standards are high and done through a national level test, but for students who don’t get admission in IIT, Delhi, there are many other colleges to choose from. There are engineering colleges suited to every intelligence level in and around Delhi. If we look at the top colleges in Delhi for pursuing engineering studies, names like Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, National Institute of Technology, Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology, Jamia Milia Islamia and Delhi Technology University definitely top the list.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Part of the IIT group of institutes launched in India by the government to promote quality engineering education in the country, IIT Delhi was formed in the year 1961. It has a 325 acre campus in the posh Hauz Khas Village area. The institute offers 4 year bachelors in Technology, Bachelor cum Masters Dual Degree and an integrated Master of Technology course. Besides it also offers Master of Science, Master of Science (Research), Master in Industrial Design and Master of Business Administration. There are 9 fields in which students can pursue Bachelor of Technology. The admission to the undergraduate courses is done through AIJEE and for post graduate courses through GATE, which are both national level tests. The IITD also offers research programmes for its students.

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology

Formerly Delhi Institute of Technology, NSIT was formed in the year 1983. It is one of the prestigious colleges for engineering in India and ranked 9th among all the engineering colleges in the country in a survey conducted in 2012 by the Times group. The admissions are based on JEE-Main examination which is conducted on national level. The institute has eight divisions which impart education in their respective fields to the undergraduate students. It offers four years Bachelor of Engineering course in six fields along with Master of Technology in three fields. It also offers PhD program for its students and has a School of Applied Sciences and Humanities besides four centers of excellence.

Delhi Technology University

Formerly known as Delhi College of Engineering, DTU was formed way back in the year 1941 when it was run as a polytechnic. The institute has a come a long way since, and now offers degrees in Bachelors of Engineering, bachelors of Technology, Master of Engineering, Master of Science and PhD. The institute offers engineering studies through 14 departments which impart strong scientific and technical logical knowledge. The admissions to the under graduate programmes are done through JEE Main examination which is held on a national level.

National Institute of Technology, Delhi

A relatively new institute, NIT Delhi is part of the newly formed NIT’s across the country and was formed in the year 2010. The campus is located in Dwarka and presently only offers undergraduate courses in Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering. The institute provides well-furnished accommodation facilities to its outstation candidates. Its home away from home, with some of the hostels situated within the campus of the Institute while others are located at Narela, Delhi.

With its A-grade institutes and their sprawling campuses, Delhi attracts people and professionals from every nook and corner.

The city provides exceptional ambience and perfect security to the people coming here. But to graduate to a world city, it needs to keep reinventing itself as a knowledge hub.

Institutes offering not just conventional courses but also off beat courses are growing by leaps and bounds and churning out quality professionals.

The credit goes to the prominent colleges in the city that are enhancing the worth of students passing out and joining the professional job market.