Pragati Engineering College, Surampalem was established in 2001 by the Gayatri Educational Society. The Institute is placed in an area of 25 acres of land giving wide academic and infrastructural facilities. It is affiliated to the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, accredited by NAAC and approved by AICTE. It offers admissions at UG and PG levels with 1020 and 108 seats respectively in Engineering stream. Admissions are entrance based.

Pragati Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2001 | Autonomous
Affiliated to JNTU, Kakinada
Entrance Exams AP EAMCET
Courses offered UG and PG across 1 stream
Application Mode Online and Offline
Admission Criteria Entrance based
Top Recruiters MAQ Software, Open Text, Ivy Comptech, GGK Technologies
Campus Area 25 Acres 
Facilities Available Library, Labs, Sports Complex etc
Official Website Pragati Engineering College

Pragati Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh Courses

The college offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The details are given below:

Course Specializations Duration Intake Eligibility Selection Criteria
B.Tech Electronics and communication Engineering 4 Years 240 + 60(2nd shift)  10+2 in Science stream/ Diploma  JEE Mains/ AP EAMCET
Mechanical Engineering 120
Civil Engineering 120
Computer Science and Engineering 120 + 60(2nd shift)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 120
Information Technology 60
M.Tech Computer Science 2 years 18 B.Tech degree with 50% marks GATE/AP PGECET
Computer Science & Engineering 18
CAD / CAM 18
Embedded Systems 18
Power Electronics and Electric drives 18
VLSI System Design 18

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Pragati Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh Admissions

Pragati Engineering College gives admissions to B.Tech and M.Tech programs on the basis of JEE Main / AP-EAMCET scores and GATE / AP-PGECET scores respectively. Students will get admissions after completing the minimum eligibility criteria and by submitting the verified documents and paying the admission fees at the college. A detailed description of all program admission procedures is explained below.

For B.Tech programs:

  • Candidates are required to appear for JEE Main/AP-EAMCET entrance exam.
  • Applicants will be shortlisted based on their rank in JEE Main/AP-EAMCET entrance exam.

For M.Tech programs:

  • Applicants need to appear for the GATE/AP-PGECET entrance exam.
  • The students will be shortlisted based on their rank in GATE/AP-PGECET entrance exam.

How to Apply?

  1. Visit the official college website and fill the application form with personal details.
  2. Submit the application form along with all required documents.
  3. Shortlisted candidates will be given admission only after the verification of documents and fees payable at the College campus.

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AP EAMCET Cutoff 2019

Here is the list of AP EAMCET 2019 cutoffs. The below-mentioned table comprises of the category, opening as well as the closing ranks:

Open Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
AU (Male) 18 452
OU (Male) 16 468
SUV (Male) 20 120
OU (Female) 23 412
OU (Female) 6 12824 (Special)
OU (Male) 1 8320 (Special)
AU (Male) 40 158

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PEC Results

Pragati Engineering College admissions are AP EAMCET based for UG courses. According to the rank that a candidate achieves in AP EAMCET 2020, he/she will be called for the counseling rounds. Post declaration of results, the candidate will have to register for online counseling and provide all documents for verification in person at the centre.

To check the results of AP EAMCET:

  1. Students can visit the official website of AP EAMCET.
  2. A new page will open now where the candidates will have to enter the AP EAMCET Hall Ticket Number, Application Number and Date of Birth.
  3. After entering the above details, click on the option that indicates submit
  4. Save the result for the future references
  5. The cut-off of AP EAMCET 2020 will vary depending on the institute and course.

Pragati Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh Placements

According to the recent reports of Pragati Engineering College, Surampalem:

  • 51 companies visited the campus for placements.
  • 556 students got job offers from the recruiting companies.
  • Capgemini was the top recruiter with 172 job offers offering a CTC of INR 3.8 LPA.
  • The second top recruiter was HGS with 65 job offers to offer a CTC of INR 1.73 LPA.
  • TCS was the third top recruiter with 62 job offers offering a CTC of INR 1.73 LPA.

Other top recruiters of PEC Surampalem are MAQ Software, Open Text, Ivy Comptech, GGK Technologies, Tvarana, Atos Syntel, Wipro, Multiplier Solutions, One gene, Code Mantra, Mindtree, Infosys, Tripod, Aliens Group, JBS Enterprises, DBS, CTS, Teleperformance, IBeON Technologies, Tectoro, RVM Constructions, Pennant Technologies, TCS (off-campus), Nexgen Infrastructures Pvt.Ltd.

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Pragati Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh Scholarships

Pragati Engineering College provides the scholarship to those students who belong to reserved category. Bank loan facilities are also available for students.

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Pragati Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh Facilities

PEC gives numerous facilities to its students and staff.

  • The library has a seating capacity of around 300.
  • Every department has its own well equipped laboratories for student’s practical learning.
  •  An auditorium and a seminar hall are available.
  • Classrooms have audio-video equipment for modern and interactive teaching and learning.
  • The facilities are provided for indoor and outdoor sports/games activities which include Basketball, Volleyball, Football, Cricket, Throw Ball, Chess, Table Tennis, Carroms, etc. 
  • A well-maintained Gym is also there on the campus.
  • Separate hostels for boys and girls are there which provide basic and advanced amenities. The hostel offers hygienic, nutritious, and appetizing food.

Other facilities include Cafeteria, Medical/Hospital, Wifi, IT Infrastructure, Alumni Associations, Banks Facilities, Computer Centres, Transport etc.

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Pragati Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh Faculty

The faculty at Pragati Engineering College is very knowledgeable and friendly. 

  • Dr.P.Krishna Rao is the chairman of the college.
  • The departments of electronics and communication engineering have brilliant teachers including Dr.Raghuram, Gude Dr.Sailaja Vemuri, and Dr. Sanjit Kumar Dash.
  • Dr. L.Chaitanya Maddila, Dr. Ch. Rajesh and Dr. Satish Geeri are part of the department of mechanical engineering.
  • Dr. S. Suresh, Mrs. P V Komali Ms.B. Preethi Devi are great professors at the department of information technology.
  • The Department of electrical & electronics engineering has Dr.G.Naresh, Mrs.P.Vijaya Prasuna and Mr.S.M.Shariff as faculty members.

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Pragati Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh FAQs

Ques. Being an autonomous college, is Pragati Engineering College similar to other autonomous colleges like CBIT or Vasavi?

Ans. Yes, it is similar to other autonomous colleges. It was given autonomous status from the year 2016. Pragati Engineering College is equipped with some good facilities and infrastructure. There were also many good companies visiting for campus placements. And Pragati Engineering College has stood as a top college in East Godavari district and also it was in top 10 in Andhra Pradesh.

Ques. What are the various modes of payment of Registration fee for AP EAMCET? How do I know that my Application has been received after filling in the Online Application?

Ans. There are two modes of payment.

a) Through TS / AP Online centers

b) Through Debit / Credit Card or Net banking. On successful submission of the Online Application, you will receive an SMS on your registered mobile with the Registration number. Further, your “Filled-in Online Application” containing all the details uploaded to the database which were filled by you along with the Registration number and the Barcode will be displayed instantly.

Ques. What about placements at Pragati Engineering College? What is the highest placement of the college?

Ans. The placement cell of pragati college is very well. In the 2015-19 batch around 46 companies participated in the recruitment process giving placement to 400+ students while 50 companies visited and gave placements to 300+ students during the 2014-2018 batch. The highest package offered was 1 million INR by BYJU'S. The average package is INR 334,000.

Ques. What is the accessibility to Pragati Engineering College?

Ans. The Nearest Railway Station is Samalkot with a distance of 10 Kms. The Nearest Airport is Rajahmundry with a distance of 30 Kms.

Ques. Which is the most popular course at Pragati Engineering College? What is the eligibility to get admissions to these courses?

Ans. Engineering courses are the most popular courses opted by students at the college. Of these, B.Tech courses are the most known amongst both students and parents. For admissions to B.Tech courses, basic eligibility criteria is that the candidates should have passed higher secondary examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Maths as compulsory subjects. However, final selection is through JEE mains entrance exam scores or AP EAMCET scores. Candidates need to have a graduation degree for admissions to M.Tech and AP-PGECET/GATE scores are required for final selection.