Uttarakhand has some of the best engineering colleges all over India and even internationally which are the brand names in engineering. With institutions like IIT and NIT, it is the most aspired place for engineering students. Education standards of Uttarakhand beat that of the entire country. Whether be the schools or colleges the discipline, academics and the co-curricular activities students from Uttarakhand top all the charts. Uttarakhand not only provides quality education but also a very good pollution free atmosphere and a pleasant weather. It is the best of the places of pursuing your education. Here is a list of the best colleges in the Uttarakhand:
1. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
MOTTO "Shramam Vina Na Kimapi Sadhyam" Nothing can be achieved without hard work.
It was earlier named as University Of Roorkee till 2001. It was established in the year 1847. It offers the undergraduate, post graduate and doctorate courses. Mr. Ashok Misra is the chairman in charge. The institute offers courses such as B.Tech in about 21 branches. It also has applied sciences and other related courses.
There are many hostels. It has also great opportunities for co-curricular activities and socio-cultural events. It is among the top IITs when placements, education, and reputation serve as the criteria.
The admissions are through JEE Advanced entrance exam.
Great people like Nilam Mitra, Lala Deen Dayal, Sir Ganga Ram, William Williocks are the alumni of IIT Roorke. It is the most sought-after college for any engineering aspirant.
2. National Institute of Technology, Srinagar Garhwal
MOTTO "Abhyasadhyarayetah Vidya" Knowledge is maintained through practice and hardship.
National Institute of technology was established in 2010. Dr. Bhaskar Bhat is the chairman and Dr. H. T. THORAT is the Director of the institution. The institute offers under graduation in various streams of engineering. It also has some courses from life sciences.
The pass outs from the institute get great placements in the leading international and national companies. The admissions are based on the combined merit list prepared after Junior Engineering Entrance MAINS and the Class twelfth results are declared.
The students are given both academic and cultural opportunities. The college fest Cliffs to sees a huge gathering of other colleges’ students.
3. College of Technology, Govind Ballabh Pant Agricultural University
MOTTO "Gramabyudh Yadet Deshabhyudhyah" The prosperity & development of our village is the prosperity of our nation.
The first agricultural university of India was established in the year 1960. It IS located at Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. It offers under graduate, post graduate and doctorate programs. It is affiliated to UGC, ICAR, AICTE.
It is the is among the universities with the largest campus. The governor of Uttarakhand is the chancellor of the university. The vice chancellor in charge is Mr. Suvam Gairola.
There are about nine colleges under the university. They are College of Agriculture, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, College of Technology and others. The undergraduate courses are four-year plan programs. It has boarding facilities which are compulsory for all. There are many socio-cultural activities organized by the various societies of the college.
The college also trains the students through NCC and NSS programs for being among the ideal cadet candidates.
The college has produced leaders like Islam A. Siddiqui, Baba Sehgal, Sankar Datta and others.
4. School of Engineering & Technology, Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar
It was founded in the year 1973 as a public university. Now it is a central university since 2009. The campus is divided into three wings namely Birla Campus, B. Gopal Reddy Campus and Swami Ram Teerth Campus. The university offers the three of the education programs with various subjects UG, PG, and doctorate courses.
The president of India is the chancellor (visitor) of this university. The current vice chancellor in charge Prof. Jawahar Lal Kaul one of the most dynamic men of India.
It has a unique history as its foundation was laid after a strong revolutionary movement led by the local indigenous tribe of the Garhwal. They demanded quality higher education institutions as a ladder for their socio-economic growth.
The university has excellent faculty and seminars, conferences, workshops for providing the students with a different level of skill and experience.
5. Bipin Tripathi Kumaon Institute of Technology, Dwarahat Almora
It was formerly known as Kumaon engineering college. It is an autonomous institution. The director of the institution is Prof. R. K. Singh. The college was established in the year 1986.
It offers 7 streams in engineering. The faculty is the incredibly knowledgeable’ team. The students outshine others by the skill and experience that has been imparted to them.
The college has a huge beautiful campus with a huge stadium. The geometrical architecture makes it one of the most magnificent university. Various activities like sports tournaments, festival celebrations are held with a lot of pomp and glory.
6. GB Pant Engineering College Pauri
MOTTO Tamsoma Jyoti Gamayah, viddhi pariprashnen
It was established in the year 1989. The principal of the college is currently Dr. Satya Prakash Pandey. It is located in Gurdauri, Pauri, Garhwal. It is affiliated to AICTE, Uttarakhand Technical University. It is an autonomous establishment.
It offers all three courses in the various discipline at the levels of under graduate, post graduate and doctorate programs.
Located amongst the beautiful hilly region of Uttarakhand the college provides a holistic development opportunity to the students in an ambient environment.
7. THDC Institute of Hydro Power Engineering and Technology, Tehri
It is located in the Chokhala region in the vicinity of Tehri Dam. It has recently been established in the year 2011. It offers only undergraduate programs. It is affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University. It is recognized by AICTE. It was established as a research institute for research on sustainable development.
It offers engineering five streams namely – Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical and Electronic and communication.
The admission is based on the common merit list of the Junior Engineering Entrance MAINS and AISSCE exam or class twelfth board exam results.
Within five years the college has gained a grand rapport with the students who aspire to become engineers. It is known for the cultural fests and activities. The college fest is named as Escalade.
The students excel in every field and are welcomed for post-graduation by renowned institutions.
8. Women’s Institute of Technology, Dehradun
It was established in the year 2011. B. tech programs are for the streams – Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, and Electronic. The admissions are based on the common merit list of the Junior Engineering Entrance MAINS and AISSCE exam or class twelfth board exam results.
They have a formal dress code. The girls are trained by the expert faculty in a holistic environment. Recently it celebrated its first annual function shakti – 2016. The event was a grand success with press coverage.
9. Seemant Institute of Technology, Pithauragarh
It is affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University. Dr. B. K. Singh is the director of the institute. It has two different campuses. It has 5 streams in engineering course – communication, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, and Electronic.
It was established in the year 2011. It has a capacity of admitting about 60 students to every stream. The admissions are based on results of Junior Engineering Entrance MAINS and class twelfth result.
10. Institute of Technology, Gopeshwar
It was established in the year 2013. Dr. K. K. S. Mer is the Director of ITG. The university is recognized by Ministry of HRD Delhi. The institute has well-equipped seminar halls, sports center, green lush campus, laboratories, online portals and tutoring facilities. The faculty is inclined towards producing students with great research skills.
They have the best of facilities for providing quality education.
Various events are held such as chess tournaments and conferences. Recently a national level conference was organized by the institute.
The institute offers advanced teaching in the following streams of engineering – Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, and Electronic.