1. NITK, - Everything is good from research to college life to placements. 10/10.
Has a 2 year choice for BE in India, 2 years abroad, good placements, respectable campus life, plenty of departments to choose from.
3. Bangalore, RVCE.
RVCE is equivalent to most NITs. Good placements, a good band, good placements as well. Known for its digital cell. 8/10. It's 8/10.
4. PESU-Campus Main.
That's as good as RVCE. Better known for the atmosphere of Hackathon. Once again, 8/10. Departments such as EC and Mech are not as great as those of RV.