Top Private Colleges for Admission with an Average JEE Main Cut-off

SRINAGAR — JEE Main Exam 2020 April/September session has been concluded recently on September 6, 2020. The result is likely to be announced on September 10, 2020. NTA will release the cut-offs for all the categories along with the declaration of results.

JEE Main is a national level competitive test for acceptance to several undergraduate engineering and architecture courses at well-known educational institutes on the basis of the JEE Main cut-off released by the institutes (the closing and opening ranks). The universities or colleges which participate in this admission process are mainly IIITs, NITs, IITs, GFTIs and many self-financed colleges.

Number of Institutes participating are:
● 31 National Institutes of Technology
● 23 Indian Institutes of Technology
● 25 Indian Institute of Information Technology
● 20 Government Funded Technical Institutes
● Several other private colleges

Rank Predictor helps to identify whether one will meet the JEE Main cut-off:

The JEE Main rank predictor is a tool via which the candidates can predict whether one will meet the JEE Main cut-off. The rank predictor tool has analysed the past five year records of the JEE Main rank lists to predict the future ranks with maximum accuracy. This tool assists students in getting to know their ranks for different streams, and colleges accepting similar scores will also be laid down pertaining to the JEE Main 2020 cut-off.

Private Colleges with Average JEE Main cut-off:

Measuring competitiveness, it is naturally not possible for every applicant to get admission into leading institutes, mainly the IITs and the NITs. This does not mean that one cannot pursue engineering from a reputed institute. Who said that only NITs and IITs had produced good engineers. There are a countable number of estimated private colleges with average JEE Main cut-off that welcome students to apply.

Birla Institute Of Technology, Mesra

Birla Institute of Technology is a distinct and brand name among all private engineering colleges in India. Situated in Ranchi, Jharkhand, it was established in the year 1955. It is an industrially oriented educational institute for engineering and architecture courses. The aforementioned is an extremely well known private college undertaking students based on their JEE Main score. It has several campuses across the nation, like in Jaipur, Patna, Deogarh, Kolkata, Lalpur, Noida, and Allahabad. Their B.Tech programme offers a large number of 698 seats up for grabs.

A few mentions of the JEE Main cut-off for some branches were in 2019 were:

StreamsOpening RankClosing Rank
Chemical Engineering13,21726,205
Civil Engineering20,97926,743
Production Engineering 25,94031,467
Mechanical Engineering 12,40220,326

The packages were as high as 26.97 lakhs per annum in 2019.

Jaypee Institute Of Information Technology, Noida

Based in Noida, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology was introduced in the year 2001. JIIT is a deemed university offering B.Tech courses in various streams. It accepts students on their JEE Main ranks. The JEE Main cut-off is not very high here, hence a decent or average rank holder can get a seat at this esteemed University. It offers a total of 690 seats for its B.Tech program. It has also been ranked among the top 80 colleges in the ‘top engineering institutes’ by the NIRF in 2019. It has an experienced faculty, with members having almost 12 years of experience. The University is known for hosting and participating in international conferences, expert talks, workshops, and seminars.

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A few mentions of the average JEE Main cut-off for the different branches they offer in 2019:

Streams Rank Cut-Off
Computer Science and Engineering54,056
Electronics and Communication Engineering1,03,608
Information Technology59,407

Students got placed in brand names like Infosys, Wipro, Adobe, Amazon, Deloitte, etc. with the highest salary package being 40,63 lakhs per annum by Adobe in 2019.

Thapar Institute Of Engineering And Technology, Patiala

Located in Patiala, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology was set up in 1956. Its campus is spread across a whole of 250 acres. JEE Main cut-off is not high and is the gateway of admission to this leading private college. It has been ranked 23rd in engineering as per NIRF 2019. It has two campuses in Patiala and Dera Bassi, having over 11,000 students. Their placement record has been consistently ranked at 90%, and the same also offers scholarships amounting to 14 lakhs.

The JEE Main cut-off for different branches are:

StreamsRank Cut-Off
Computer Science and Engineering8,83,952
Electronics and Computer Engineering8,67,937
Biomedical Engineering6,65,766

A total of 972 students were placed with companies like Amazon, Whirlpool, Tata Motors, Zomato, Maruti Suzuki, etc. with the highest salary package being 39 lakhs per annum in 2019.

Manipal Institute Of Technology, Manipal

Manipal Institute of Technology in Manipal, Karnataka, commenced in 1957. It has a background of excellence in research and excellence. MIT is known for offering B.Tech programs in various streams like Automobile Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, etc. It has been ranked 39th in the NIRF. It is among the rare universities having collaborations with 15 international universities like Saint Etienne in France and Hochschule Bremen in German.

Almost 781 (approx.) students were placed in 2019 under important companies in the business like Accenture, Ericsson, Mahindra & Mahindra, Sapient, etc. with the highest package being 22.38 lakhs per annum in 2019.

Amity University

Amity is an extremely popular university among college students. There is no college student who hasn’t heard of it. Amity has a massive number of 12 campuses all over India and also in Dubai. It has campuses situated in Lucknow, Kolkata, Jharkhand, Noida, Gurugram, Gwalior, Mumbai, Patna, Greater Noida, Jaipur, Raipur, Tamil Nadu, and Ranchi.

There is an entrance exam for the same known as Amity-JEE. However, they also have decent to average JEE Main cut-off for admission.

The cut-off in the Noida campus was around 1.9 lakh in 2018. The average package offered by Amity in the Noida campus was around 3.5 lakhs per annum with companies like Amazon, Wipro, Microsoft India, etc.

Institute Of Engineering And Management, Kolkata

The Institute of Engineering and Management was established in Kolkata in the year 1989. IEM, Kolkata, is a part of the IEM group itself. It has been ranked as the 79th best college among other private engineering colleges. It provides for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in several disciplines like B.Tech in Computer Science, B.Tech in Engineering, B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering, etc. It is accredited by the NAAC. The JEE Main cut-off is reasonable in this college and is mentioned below.

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The JEE Main Cut-off last year based on Round 3:

StreamsOpening RankClosing Rank
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering842523883
B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering2507438433
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering3180846085
B.Tech Information Technology3198041681

Nirma Institute Of Technology, Ahmedabad

Nirma Institute of Technology in Ahmedabad was established in the year 1995, by the Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF) in Gujarat. Despite being a fairly young university, it was ranked among the top 100 private universities in the country by the NIRF in 2018. It offers undergraduate programs in Architecture, Technology, and several other disciplines. Notable alumni like Pranav Mistry, the President, and CEO of Samsung Star Labs have graduated from this prestigious institute.

The average JEE Main cut-off of various streams in 2019 were:

B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering3244112324177


B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering307267983969


B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering3244112324177


80% of the students from NIT were placed successfully, and the highest salary package was 6.90 lakhs per annum in 2019.

Symbiosis Institute Of Technology, Pune

The Symbiosis Institute of Technology is a constituent of Symbiosis International University, which was established in the year 2008. It was ranked 56th in the NIRF ranking, 2019. SIT currently offers B.Tech programs in Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Information Technology as well as Mechanical Engineering, etc. It has its own examination called the SITTEE as well as grants admission on JEE Main scores too. The JEE Main cut-off is reasonable here. 90% of the students from the 2019 batch were placed, the highest package being offered by Yahoo was 52 lakhs.

Northcap University, Gurgaon

The NorthCap University is an autonomous university in Gurugram, Haryana. It was established in the year 1996, by the Society of Educate India to provide for education in primarily Technology and Management. It has been ranked 110th among the top 200 universities in India by the NIRF. In just a few years of its establishment, it was upheld to be known as the ‘foremost educational institution’ and ranked as ‘The University of the Year’ in 2017 by the Higher Education Review.

The expected JEE Main cut-offs for 2020:

Common Rank List81-87
Economically Weaker Sections78-83
Other Backward Classes48-54

Approximately, 230 students were successfully placed in companies like ByJus, Vivo, BlueStar, IBM, NCR, etc.

So, these are some of the top private colleges which accept students with decent to average JEE main scores. The JEE Main cut-off in these colleges is reasonable enough which enables students with varied levels of expertise to fulfill their engineering goals in India.

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