The college has been consistently ranked within the Top Engineering Colleges affiliated to the Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU), Rohtak.
DEC has been Awarded as "BEST UPCOMING ENGINEERING COLLEGE IN DELHI NCR"in year 2011,By Big Brands Academy. A ceremony was conducted by Brands Academy at Hotel Crown Plaza, Gurgaon and the Management was Awarded by Renowned Personality, Mr. Chetan Bhagat.
Delhi Engineering College is awarded as the "BEST EMERGING ENGINEERING INSTITUTE WITH ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN DELHI-NCR" on basis of its academic performance so far in an event "INDIA EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS-2013" organized by "TIME RESEARCH" on 10th-April -2013 at " HOTEL HYATT REGENCY, NEW ELHI". The award was received by Chairperson Mr. A.K. Dhawan by the chief guests Mr. Anand Kumar-Educationist,mathematician, columnist shri Rama Chandra Khuntia-member of parliament. The award is the result of continuous endeavour of management and faculty to make the students getting excellent academic result. In DEC we emphasis that our student get quality education through practical knowledge. We strongly believe that the students should have a better understanding of organizational culture and industrial processes so time to time Industrial Visits are organized for students. Workshops are also being organized where students learn lots of things. Recently we organized workshops for Robotics, Ethical Hacking and lots more. Moreover at DEC, we believe that the interaction and discussion with the eminent personalities will bring the latest Technical and Management practices to the doorsteps of students. In this direction DEC organizes various guest Lectures/sessions from the renowned personalities from various Institutes like IIT Delhi, HCL etc.