Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering (MVGRCE) is an affiliation of Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University, Kakinada. It is ranked at 76th position among Top 100 private Engineering Institute by i3RC Times Rankings in 2018. The college offers B.Tech, MBA, and M.Tech to its applicants for Undergraduate and Postgraduate admissions respectively. In addition, it also offers some Ph.D. programs in MECH, ECE, CSE, CHEM, CIV. The placement rate of MVGRCE is 70% with 28 LPA as the highest CTC and 5 LPA as the average CTC offered to students by companies like Amazon, Mu- Sigma, Jaro Education, Hansa Solutions, Riktam Technology, Effftronics, Nine Leaps, etc.

Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering Highlights

Established | Type 1997 | Private (Autonomous)
Recognized by UGC, NBA, SIRO, NPTEL, JNTU K, and AICTE
Campus area 60+ Acres
Intake 250+
Selection criteria Entrance-based
Accepted exam scores CAT, GATE, AP EAMCET, and AP PGECET
Courses Offered | Type B.Tech, MBA, M.Tech, and Ph.D. | UG, PG, and Doctoral
Popular Courses B.Tech and M.Tech
Application mode Online
Facilities available Hostel, Library, Transport, Open Air Auditorium, etc.
Official website | Contact number | 08922 241732

Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering Rankings

Other than the i3RC Times rankings:

  • The college is also ranked 95th  including universities by Times Engineering survey and MBA course.
  • It was ranked 89th by NIRF in 2017.

Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering Courses

The college offers a total of 18 courses under three programs, bifurcation of the same is in the table below:

Program Degree
Undergraduate programs - B.Tech
Specializations: Civil, EEE, Mech., ECE, CSE, Chem, IT.
Postgraduate programs - M.Tech
Specialization: Structural Engineering, Power Systems, PDM, VLSI, CN & IS.
Doctoral Programs - Ph.D. 
Specialization: Civil, EEE, Mech, ECE, CSE, Chem, MBA, and Maths

The fee structure for the same as per AFRC 2017-18 is given below. The fee may change every year but the below table will give you an estimate of the fee charges at the college:

Name of the course Tuition fee (INR) Special Fee (INR) Accreditation fee (INR) Total (INR) 
B.Tech 82,500 4,850 3,000 90,350
B.Tech (Lateral entry) 82,500 4,850 3,000 90,350
M.Tech 65,000 4,850 0 69,850
MBA 50,000 4,850 3,000 57,850

Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering Admissions

Admissions at MVGRCE are entrance based. 

  • For UG courses
    • Entrance exam: AP EAMCET
    • Eligibility:  10+2 with PCM with minimum 50% marks for general category and 45% for reserved category
  • For PG courses
    • Entrance exam: AP PGECET/ GATE
    • Eligibility: graduate degree in B. Tech/ B. E. in a relevant stream with minimum 50% marks for general candidates and 45% marks for reserved category.
  • For MBA course
    • Entrance exam: CAT
    • Eligibility: 50% marks in Graduation.

How to apply?

The mode of application for the various entrance exams is online and the applicants can register themselves by visiting on their official websites.

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Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering Placement

Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering (MVGRCE) has created a record of 70% placement rate recently. Total placements made by the college are 706 with 103 companies visiting the campus for recruitment. 706 is a good number for MVGRCE because if looking at past records of the college, in 2017-18 placements only 510 students got placement, in 2016-17 only 523 students got placed, and in 2015-16 placements, the number was 577. 

Talking about the recent placements, are some highlights:

Total students recruited 706
Placement rate 70
Average Package offered 5 LPA
Highest Package offered 28 LPA

Previous records of the college is also been good in terms of placements. Here are some more highlights from the NIRF report of 2019.

Academic Year No. of Students Graduated No. of Students Placed Students Opted for Higher studies
2015-16 UG- 834
PG- 167
UG- 476
PG- 91
UG- 85
2016-17 UG- 852
PG- 177
UG- 439
PG- 84
UG- 86
2017-18 UG- 850
PG- 148
UG- 457
PG- 53
UG- 49

Median Salary offered to them is as follows:

Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering Placements

Undergraduate students are offered higher CTC than Postgraduate students. The median package range between 2-3 lacs which means 20-22k per month. For start-ups, the amount is not bad. 

In 2018-19 placements students were offered a salary package up to 28 lacs per annum by companies such as Amazon, Mu- Sigma, Accolite, MyMoney Karma, Toppr, Accolite.

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Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering Faculty

The faculty of MVGRCE is qualified with a Ph.D. degree or is pursuing one. The faculty members have relevant experience in industry as well as teaching. Here are some of the core faculty members:

  • A.LN. Srinivas
    • Designation: Associate Professor
    • Qualification: MBA and Ph.D
    • Department: MBA
  • A. Vara Prasad
    • Designation: Assistant Professor
    • Qualification: M.Tech and Ph.D.
    • Department: Civil
  • A. Sai Kumar
    • Designation: M.Tech (WRD)
    • Qualification: Assistant Professor
    • Department: Civil
  • A. Mahesh Kumar
    • Designation: Assistant Professor
    • Qualification: M.A, B.Ed, MJMC, and M.Phil.
    • Department: English & Humanities
  • A. Ramachandra Raju
    • Designation: Assistant Professor
    • Qualification: M.Phil, M.PED
    • Department: English & Humanities
  • Atchut Vardhan K
    • Designation: Assistant Professor
    • Qualification: M.Tech (CSE)
    • Department: IT

About Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering 

1. Extra-Curricular Activities

  • National Cadet Corps (NCC): The NCC cadets actively involved in bringing awareness to the village people. NCC unit was conducted many awareness programs like cancer awareness rally, anti-tobacco rally, etc
  • National Services Scheme (NSS): The N.S.S. unit of MVGR College has conducted many useful programs in various social activities like donation of books to poor students, awareness Program on Rural Education & Distribution of School Uniform to poor children, etc
  • KREATORZ Robotics Club: This club is a collaboration with IIT’s and other reputational educational institutes organize workshops and events on robotics to enrich the knowledge and to have hands-on experience to have a better scope in their interested area
  • Association of Royal Civil: It is purely a technical activity-based body with special emphasis on soft skills, leadership qualities, and marketable skills for building confidence in Civil Engineering students.

2. Departments

  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Business Management

Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering FAQ

Ques. Is MVGR best for Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. Yes, it is a good course to study. Here are some notable reasons for joining MVGRCE college for mechanical engineering and not any other college:

  1. The College has an Autonomous status and has good achievements.
  2. The faculty in the department are all Ph.D. degree holders or pursuing one.
  3. The college has the legacy of staying in race with the colleges all over India by participating in all India competitions like Baja, Supra, Go-kart, etc., through which you will be getting a hands-on experience on the Automobile or any other machine you are obliged to build.
  4. The labs for curriculum are another pride of MVGRCE(A), they are done with full responsibility and accuracy than any other institution around.
  5. Students are given several facilities for easy classroom experience, in case of any difficulty, you can always have a face to face interactions with the Head of the Department.

Ques. Does MVGRCE provide hostel accommodation to its students?

Ans. Yes, the college provides hostel facilities to students. There is separate accommodation for boys and girls with double occupancy for boys and double & triple occupancy for girls. Both hostels are facilitated with:

  • R.O. Drinking-Water facility
  • In house Laundry services
  • Spacious and well-furnished dining halls
  • Modern kitchen with clean and hygienic ecosystem
  • A separate recreation center with Audio, Video and T.V. facilities
  • In house digital library with 250 Mbps internet facility
  • A separate Gym facility within the hostel campus
  • A separate Power back-up with Generator
  • Rooms for visiting parents/guardians for overnight stay
  • In house medical service support
  • Solar hot water facility

Ques. Are there any certification programs at Maharaj Vijayaram Gajapathi Raj College of Engineering?

Ans. The college offers various Certification programs in collaboration with different organizations. Here are some examples of the program:

Program Organization Department
Windchill 10.2 PDM Adroitec Engineering Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad Mechanical
Creo 2.0 PTC Mechanical
Edgecam Verosoft, UK Mechanical
Chemical Process Design and Simulation Simtech Simulations, Hyderabad Chemical
Embedded Systems  ThinkLABS, Mumbai ECE
Labview National Instruments Systems India Pvt. Ltd. ECE
Unified Technology Learning Program (UTLP)  Wipro Mission 10X ECE