It is truly said that engineering is not just a learning process but a concept of life which needs to be understood by the students of this field. Engineering is the field that helps in advancements of technology without which the concept of development and innovation carries no meaning.

The field of Engineering opens a pool of career opportunities for students who would like to pursue this course – be it in India or outside the country. But the question arises as to how to choose the right international college or institute to pursue this course as it is not that easy and affordable for Indian students to study abroad. Students need to do a lot of search and research to find the right college for them.

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To help them in their search for the right college, here, we have prepared a list of top colleges to study engineering outside India.

California Institute of Technology

Also known as Caltech, the California Institute of Technology is a private doctorate-granting university California. Established in 1891, it is one of the world’s best universities, offering courses such as Biology & Biological Engineering, Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Engineering & Applied Science, Geological & Planetary Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, Physics, Mathematics & Astronomy. Caltech has six academic divisions, giving major significance to science and engineering. The thing which makes it different from other universities is that it has more number of faculties as compared to students with the ratio 3:1.

Stanford University

It is a private research university in Stanford, California. Founded by California senator Leland Stanford and his wife Jane in 1885, the university was established with the objective to promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization.

The university has 40 academic departments at the undergraduate and graduate level and also has four professional schools under it. In the United States, Stanford's undergraduate program is one of the top three most selective programs.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

When it comes to advancement and technology, the MIT has contributed a lot and has secured 4th rank on the list of best engineering colleges for Indian students. In the overall ranking, the university has secured No 1 ranking for five consecutive years from 2013 to 2016. The university is also known for conducting various research programs on climate change and electromagnetic. The university has around 1,000 faculty members, more than 11,000 undergraduate, and graduate students.

National University of Singapore

Founded in 1905, the National University of Singapore is the oldest university of Singapore. The university has secured 8th rank on the list of best engineering colleges across the world. Every year, around 35000 students get enrolled in the university. The university also provides ‘needs-blind admission’ to the students who are found to be excellent in academics.

Apart from these universities, there are many more engineering colleges for Indian students to study abroad.

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