Top 10 Engineering Institute Accepting JEE Main 2018 Scores

Last Updated - February 26 2018

There will be 100s of engineering colleges that admit students based on JEE Main 2018 scores. 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 20 GFTIs (Government-Funded Technical Institutions) participate in JoSAA Counseling. The admission is done on the basis of AIR obtained in JEE Advanced. Other than that, there are 17 Self-Financed Technical Institutes (SFTIs) that participate in CSAB SFTI, organized by Central Seat Allotment Board.

The following article will help in determining the best college for taking admission based on JEE Main 2018 scores. The ranks of the colleges are based on National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF – 2017).

Top 10 Institute Accepting JEE Main Scores

According to NIRF India, the top engineering Institute accepting JEE Main 2018 scores are:

Name of the InstituteStateNIRF Ranking (2017)
Indian Institute of Madras (IITM)Tamil Nadu1
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)Maharashtra2
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITK)West Bengal3
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)Delhi4
Indian Institute of Technology KanpurUttar Pradesh5
Indian Institute of Technology RoorkeeUttarakhand6
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG)Assam7
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH)Telangana10
National Institute of Technology TiruchirappalliTamil Nadu11
National Institute of Technology RourkelaOdisha12

Top 10 NITs Participating in JEE Main 2018 JoSAA

The list of top 10 NITs, participating in JoSAA Counseling are mentioned in the table offered below:

RankCollegeCity | State
1NIT Trichy (NITT)Trichy, Tamil Nadu
2NIT Rourkela (NITRKL)Rourkela, Odisha
3NIT Surathkal (NITK)Mangalore, Karnataka
4NIT Jaipur (MNIT)Jaipur, Rajasthan
5NIT Calicut (NITC)Calicut, Kerala
6NIT Nagpur (VNIT)Nagpur, Maharashtra
7NIT Surat (SVNIT)Surat, Gujrat
8NIT Allahabad (MNIT)Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
9NIT Warangal (NITW)Warangal, Telangana
10NIT Durgapur (NITDGP)Durgapur, West Bengal

Top 10 IIITs Participating in JEE Main 2018 JoSAA

From last few years, IIITs are coming up as very good technical institutes and performing as good as IITs in the field of Computer Science Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering. Based on following parameters, the ranking of IIITs is prepared-

  • Location
  • Infrastructure
  • Faculty
  • Research
  • Placement

Out of 23 IIITs, the top 10 IIITs that admit students on the basis of JEE Main scores are represented in the following table:

RankName of IIITState
1IIIT HyderabadTelangana
2IIIT BangaloreKarnataka
3IIIT AllahabadUttar Pradesh
4IIIT DelhiDelhi
5IIIT GwaliorMadhya Pradesh
6IIIT KanchipuramTamil Nadu
7IIIT KeralaKerala
8IIIT JabalpurMadhya Pradesh
9IIIT Siri CityAndhra Pradesh
10IIIT BhubaneshwarOdisha

Top 10 Private Engineering Institute

Other than Government engineering colleges, there are many private institutes that give admission on the basis of JEE Main marks. The following table represents the list of top 10 private engineering colleges along with the seat intake:

S.NoName of the InstituteNumber of Available Seats
1Thapar University, Patiala820
2SASTRA University, ThanjavurN/A
3SSN College of Engineering, Kalavakkam780
4Shiv Nadar (SN) University, Dadri360
5Nirma University, Ahmedabad780
6Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida660
7Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune740
8The LNM Institute of Information Technology (LNMIIT), Jaipur450
9Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry1200
10Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar540

Top 10 Private Engineering Colleges Apart from JEE Main 2018

If you have not prepared well for JEE Main or may not score better in JEE Main or don’t seek to take a drop or don’t seeking to take admission in Government Engineering Colleges, then check out the following list of private colleges that give admission apart from JEE Main.

S.NoName of the InstituteIntake Exam
1Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani BITSAT
2BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore KCET, COMEDK UGET
3Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal MUOET
4PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore TNEA, JEE Main
5Vellore Institute of Technolgy VITEEE
5Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore KCET, COMEDK UGET
6RV College of Engineering, BangaloreKCET, COMEDK UGET 
7Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering, Pune MHT CET, BVP CET
8SRM University, Chennai SRMJEE
9SSN College of Engineering, Kalavakkam JEE Main, TNEA
10Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai TNEA

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