Engineering is the study of the application of science, technology, and mathematics to the design, development, and production of systems, models, software, hardware, systems, and processes. This field is one of the most sought-after courses for 12th graders, especially science students, as it offers a wide range of careers across all industries. Bihar houses some of the best engineering colleges in India like IIT, NIT, and other private and government colleges.
If you are passionate about pursuing engineering in Bihar and concerned about the number of government and private colleges operating in Bihar, you have come to the right place. This article will help you come across the top engineering colleges in Bihar.
Engineering Courses in Bihar- Highlights
|Name of the course||Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)||Master of Technology (M.Tech)|
|Duration||4 Years||2 Years|
|Institute Types||Government Colleges, Private College, Autonomous Universities and Colleges||Government Colleges, Private College, Autonomous Universities and Colleges|
|Stream||Civil, Mechanical, Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics Engineering etc.||Civil, Mechanical, Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics Engineering etc.|
|Examination Type||Yearly / Semester||Yearly / Semester|
|Admission Process||Candidates must clear JEE Mains to get Admission to Engineering Colleges and JEE Advanced to get admission into IITs.||Candidates must clear GATE|
List of Engineering Colleges in Bihar (Based on NIRF 2021 Ranking)
Indian Institute of Technology Patna (Rank 21)
Indian Institute of Technology Patna (also known as IIT Patna or IITP) is a public institute located in Bihar. It has been recognised as a college of ‘National Importance’ by the Indian Government. It is one of the new IITs enacted by the Parliament of India Act of August 6, 2008.
IIT Patna functions in a permanent campus located in Bihar, about 30 km west of Patna, and has been operating since 2015.
National Institute of Technology Patna (Rank 72)
National Institute of Technology, Patna (NIT Patna or NITP), formerly known as Bihar School of Engineering is a public engineering college based in Patna, Bihar. On January 28, 2004, the name was changed to NIT Patna by the Indian government. NIT Patna started operating in 1886 with the establishment of the Faculty of Engineering Research and later was promoted to Bihar College of Engineering Patna in 1924. It is an autonomous organisation working directly under the Ministry of Education, Government of India.
List of other Engineering Colleges in Bihar (Not Based on any Ranking)
- Amity University, Patna
- Bhagalpur College of Engineering, Bhagalpur
- Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Patna
- Central University of South Bihar, Patna
- Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology, Muzaffarpur
Also see: Engineering courses at Aakash