With over 50,000 higher education institutes across the country, it is tough for the students to determine which college best suits their needs. Moreover, the huge number of institutes in the country makes it quite tough for the aspirants to be informed about faculty members, research-based learning and engineering colleges across the country.
With almost all career streams, becoming tough to contest for by each passing year, sending one’s wards
to the most suitable and useful edifice of engineering education has become literally a herculean task.
At the same time, it is also difficult to determine the best available option and the benchmark for deciding the same. A college well boasted of may or may not good enough to send one’s young child there.
In view of the increasing competition for top professional institutes across the country, digitalLEARNING
magazine’s “Top Engineering Institutes of India 2020” can play a significant role in shaping the opinions
of current and potential students, parents, and employers about the quality of engineering colleges of the
With COVID-19 onset, the dynamics of engineering education has changed. Now, the engineering colleges have started online classes, to provide uninterrupted learning to students.
“Top Engineering Institutes of India 2020” by digitalLEARNING, Asia and Middle East’s premier magazine
on innovation in education has been done on the basis of various parameters like student admissions, the
competence of faculty, campus infrastructure, placements, online education etc and also taking readers’
voting into account.
Student admission is one of the most important parameters to rate a college. Under the parameter, how stringent is the selection process, which ensures merit and diversity of intake. Various entrance processes decide the enrollment of the quality of students. The number of branches approved intake of students in every branch, actual intake of the students and the new branches proposed in the institute are also considered. With COVID-19, the admissions are affected; under the parameter how institutes’ have showcased their pedagogy and unique features to adapt the new normal is also a very important factor. Preparing students for the future is also an important factor.
Faculty assessment will be based on the ratio of number of regular faculty members in the institutes. The regular appointment means faculty on full-time basis with no time limit on their employment. The impact that a faculty member can have on the student experience can be seen in and out of the classroom. Faculty is one of the important parameters for Engineering College ranking. For developing a premier educational institution, it is vital to develop strong faculty members. It not only assists in the cognitive development of the students but also restricts the rising rate of brain drain from the country. With COVID-19 onset, classes have shifted to online from physical. Faculty members need proper training to conduct online classes. With engineering colleges most of have practical sessions, faculty members need to train them through virtual labs.
A campus of a premier institute is the centre of lives of all enrolled students. Hence, the infrastructure of an engineering college including from classrooms to cafeteria to laboratories to hostel to dormitory is vital for any student to have overall growth. Understanding its importance, infrastructure is one of the important parameters for allocating the grades to educational institutes. With COVID-19, digital infrastructure is also considered one of the important parameters. The campus must be equipped with all the facilities for health and hygiene to tackle Corona threat. It must have equipped with the latest technology to ensure education for all. Institutes must-have sports facilities, student accommodation, IT infrastructure, library facilities, research facilities and medical facilities.
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