- Only those institutes which submitted complete objective data on time were ranked. Some like IIT, Delhi, which did not submit complete data were not considered.
- NITs at Trichy, Calicut, Warangal and Rourkela; Faculty of Engg, Jadavpur University; Bengal Engg & Science University, Shibpur; VNIT Nagpur; Harcourt Butler, Kanpur; VIT, Vellore; and MANIT Bhopal did not participate.
- IIIT, Gwalior, offers five-year integrated course instead of BTech/BE.
* Formerly Delhi College of Engineering # Formerly Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh
** Formerly Koneru Lakshmaiah College of Engineering