LIST OF TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN ANDHRA PRADESH BASED ON 2020 RANKING

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The top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses under various specializations. There are 343 such colleges in the state ranked among the top colleges in India. 

  • Out of the total, only 10 colleges are government while 333 are top engineering private colleges in Andhra Pradesh
  • Some of the top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh are KL College of Engineering, Andhra University College of Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University, etc.
  • According to NIRF Ranking 2020, KL College of Engineering and Andhra University College of Engineering are the top 2 engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

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Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: Ranking 

A number of ranking agencies release the list of top colleges and universities of India. They are judged and ranked on various parameters like faculty quality, student-teacher ratio, overall perception, placements, etc. Some of the ranking agencies are NIRF, Outlook, India Today, Times Engineering, Jagran Josh, etc. These agencies release ranking data for topmost colleges and universities in India. Some of them include top engineering colleges in India, top engineering colleges in Delhi NCR, etc.

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: NIRF Ranking 2020

NIRF or National Institutional Ranking Framework is the national ranking agency of India run by the Ministry of HRD. NIRF ranks colleges and universities based on parameters like Teaching, Learning, and Resources, Research and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcome, Outreach and Inclusivity and Perception. 

Given below is a list showing the top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh according to the NIRF ranking 2020.

College Name

NIRF Ranking 2020

NIRF Ranking 2019

Change 

Average Annual Fees 

KL College of Engineering 

58

52

-6

INR 1,27,000

AU College of Engineering

69

59

-10

INR 10,000

University College of Engineering 

97

103

+6

INR 10,000

Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology & Research 

118

107

-11

INR 65,800

Sri Venkateswara University

153

89

-64

INR 16,395

Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College156171+15INR 1,03,850

Sri Vidyanikethan Engineering College

184

167

-17

INR 1,01,650

JNTUA College of Engineering1851850INR 25,000
Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering188198+10INR 1,08,550
G.Pulla Reddy Engineering College190177-13INR 65,000
  • KL College of Engineering has been ranked at the top among the engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh. However, it has dropped by 6 ranks from that of previous year.
  • The biggest improvements have been shown by Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College and Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering.

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: The Outlook Ranking

The Outlook is a weekly general interest English news magazine published in India. It releases a list of top colleges in India every year. The ranking data is based on various parameters including infrastructure, placement, teacher-student ratio, etc. The magazine releases the ranking data in partnership with Drshti Strategic Research Services. 

Given below is a list of top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh according to the Outlook Rankings-

College Name

The Outlook Rank 2019

The Outlook Rank 2018

Change

Average Annual Fees

K L University

39

40

+1

INR 1,27,000

Kuppam Engineering College

104

93

-11

INR 55,050

Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College

123

126

+3

INR 1,01,650

G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College

143

141

-2

INR 65,000

GMR Institute of Technology 

144

131

-13

INR 1,80,000

  • As per Outlook India Ranking, KL University is the top engineering college in Andhra Pradesh followed by Kuppam Engineering College. 
  • Other engineering colleges like G. Pulla Reddy and GMR Institute of Technology also make it on the list among the top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh. 

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: ROI (Return on Investment)

Return on Investment or simply ROI is one of the most important that one has to keep in mind while deciding on a college. Return on Investment tells us about the profitability of a college. Given below is a list of top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh based on their Return on Investment:

College Name

Average Annual Fees

Average Annual Package 

ROI Rank*

Andhra University College of Engineering 

INR 10,000

INR 5,60,000

1

G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College

INR 65,000

INR 3,60,000

2

KL College of Engineering

INR 1,27,000

INR 5,50,000

3

GMR Institute of Technology

INR 1,01,000

INR 4,30,000

4

National Institute of Technology (NIT AP)

INR 1,52,500

INR 6,00,000

5

  • Andhra University College of Engineering tops the list among the top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh in terms of ROI. Students can expect a good return on investment.
  • G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College comes 2nd in the list with an average fees of INR 65,000 and the annual average package of INR 3.6 LPA.

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: Admission Process

Andhra Pradesh has a total of 343 engineering colleges out of which 10 are public and 333 are private. The following chart shows their ratio in a better way: 

Number of Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

Source: Official Survey

K L University

K L University, College of Engineering is considered to be the best engineering college in Andhra Pradesh. According to the NIRF ranking 2020. It has been ranked 58 in 2020 and 52 in 2019.

  • K L University offers various specializations like Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Petroleum Engineering.
  • To be eligible for admission into the college, candidates have to be successful in KLEEE/ JEE Main/ JEE Advanced/ State level engineering entrance exams across India including EAMCET. 
  • The average annual fee is INR 1,27,000 and the average annual package is INR 5,50,000 per Annum.

Andhra University College of Engineering

According to the NIRF Ranking 2020, College of Engineering is the second-best engineering college in Andhra Pradesh after KL College of Engineering with an overall rank of 69.

  • The college was established in 1955 and is affiliated to the Andhra University and accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade (3.65/4), by NBA with 5 years.
  • College of Engineering, AU offers 17 undergraduate and 35 postgraduate programs under various specializations like Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Systems Engineering. 
  • A total number of 792 students were enrolled in UG program and 560 students in PG program. 
  • The college accepts the EAMCET rank for admission into the 4-year engineering program.

The following graph shows the student intake for some of the famous courses of the college-

AU College of Engineering Student Intake

Source: Official Website

National Institute of Technology (NIT AP)

NIT AP has been recently established in the year 2015-16 and offers 4-year of B.Tech, M.S. (By Research), and Ph.D. program in many specializations. 

  • The institute offers B.Tech in 8 engineering branches with a total intake of 480 seats.
  • Admission to the courses are done on the basis of merit scored in national level entrance exam i.e. JEE Mains. 
  • In each specialization, 50% of the total seats are reserved for home state students whereas 50% are for students from other states. 
  • A total number of 48 companies visited NIT Andhra Pradesh for placement drive. 180 students got placed in reputed companies and organizations.
  • The highest package for this year went upto INR 13 LPA whereas the average salary offered to the students was recorded to be INR 6 LPA. 

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: Entrance Exam Wise

Admission into Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh is done through entrance exams like JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, AP EAMCET, KLEEE, etc.

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh Accepting JEE Main Score

JEE Main, formerly All India Engineering Entrance Exam is an examination organized by the National Testing Agency in India for admission to various engineering colleges in the country especially the IITs( Indian Institute of Technology) and the NITs (National Institute of Technology.

Some of the top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh that accept JEE Main are mentioned below: 

  • NIT Andhra Pradesh (NITAP) 
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & Manufacturing
  • Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering for Women
  • Chaitanya Engineering College
  • GITAM Visakhapatnam

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh Through EAMCET 

Engineering, Agricultural, and Medical Common Entrance Test or EAMCET is an entrance examination required for admission to some engineering and medical colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. 

Some of the top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh based on EAMCET are mentioned below: 

  • GMR Institute of Technology
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University
  • Lenora College of Engineering
  • Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology & Sciences
  • G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College

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Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: Placement Wise

The top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh hosted various recruiters from India and abroad for the 2019 placements. 

  • National Institute of Technology or popularly known as NIT Andhra Pradesh recorded the highest package of INR 13 LPA in the academic year 2019-20.
  • K L University, on the other hand, saw an average annual package of INR 5.5 LPA
  • Some of the top recruiters included Airtel, 3 EDGE, APTS Limited, Axis Bank, BYJUS, Coca-Cola, Dell, Deloitte, Goldman-Sachs, HDFC Bank, IBM, ICICI Bank, ITC, and many more. 

The table below shows the CTCs offered to some of the top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

CTCs offered in Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh 

Source: Official Websites

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh for Computer Science 

Computer Science Engineering or commonly known as CSE has become one of the most popular streams in Engineering. A great number of students are opting CSE as their major stream in B.Tech or M.Tech. Some of the top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh for CSE are mentioned below: 

  • GMR Institute of Engineering
  • GITAM Institute of Technology
  • Andhra University
  • G. Pullaiah College of Engineering and Technology

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Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: FAQs

Ques. Which is the Best Engineering College in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans. According to the NIRF Rankings of the top Engineering College, KL College of Engineering is the best college in Andhra Pradesh for Engineering.

Ques. Which college is best for B.Tech in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans. There are a number of top engineering colleges in the state offering B.Tech in various specializations. Some of the top colleges include GITAM Visakhapatnam, Sri Venkateswara University, JNTU Hyderabad, among many others. 

Ques. How many engineering colleges are there in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans. There are a total of 343 engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh out of which 333 are private and 10 are government.

Ques. How many Engineering Colleges are there in India?

Ans. There are a total of 4683 engineering colleges in India out of which 3902 are private and 782 are government.

Ques. What is the total duration of the B.Tech course?

Ans. The total duration of a B.Tech course is 4 years.

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