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    Top Engineering Colleges In Andhra Pradesh Placed 66.7% Students: Latest Data

    By Nidhi Agarwal
    3 Sep'22  3 min read
    Top Engineering Colleges In Andhra Pradesh Placed 66.7% Students: Latest Data
    Synopsis

    An analysis of the latest data shared with the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) shows that top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh collectively placed only 66.7 per cent of their graduating students. Admission to all of these colleges is through the state common entrance test, AP EAMCET.

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    Top Engineering Colleges In Andhra Pradesh Placed 66.7% Students: Latest Data
    Synopsis

    An analysis of the latest data shared with the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) shows that top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh collectively placed only 66.7 per cent of their graduating students. Admission to all of these colleges is through the state common entrance test, AP EAMCET.

    Top six engineering colleges of Andhra Pradesh together achieved a placement rate of just 66.7 per cent for the BTech batch that was enrolled from 2017 to 2021, a Careers360 analysis has found.

    Ranked by the education ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2022), participating institutions submitted data on student intake, actual enrollment, graduating students, and those placed. For the latest 2022 rankings NIRF considered data from the 2021 round of final placements for the four-year BTech batch.

    The top engineering college in AP was ranked 44th on the NIRF 2022 rankings for engineering. These were the six AP colleges to be ranked among the top 200 in India by the NIRF:

    NIRF 2022 Rank

    Engineering College

    44

    Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University (KL College of Engineering), Vaddeswaram

    56

    Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati

    77

    AU College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam

    99

    Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, Guntur

    102

    Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Visakhapatnam

    129

    Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

    141

    Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada

    165

    Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, Tirupati

    188

    GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam

    198

    Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

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    Best Engineering Colleges In AP

    These 10 colleges together had around 89.6 per cent of their enrolled students graduating in 2021. However, the placement rate – calculated with the number of students graduating in 2020-21 as base – was just 66.7 per cent. In comparison, Tamil Nadu’s top engineering colleges placed 75 per cent; Karnataka’s was 71.4 per cent; Uttar Pradesh stood at 70.5 per cent; Maharashtra’s was 67 per cent and Telangana placed 64.4 per cent of their graduating students. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh each had more than 10 institutes featured in NIRF 2022.

    BTech placements at top engineering colleges in Andhra PradeshData From Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

    The table below gives the absolute numbers for intake, enrollment, graduating students and campus placements.

    Top Engineering Colleges In Andhra Pradesh

    College Name

    Intake

    Enrolled

    Graduated

    Placed

    Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University (KL College of Engineering), Vaddeswaram

    3180

    3180

    2644

    1717

    Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati

    120

    111

    105

    65

    AU College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam

    360

    360

    360

    330

    Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, Guntur

    1620

    1681

    1405

    606

    Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Visakhapatnam

    4320

    4198

    4035

    3842

    Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

    610

    768

    651

    398

    Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada

    1140

    1341

    1144

    806

    Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, Tirupati

    1380

    1455

    1329

    959

    GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam

    870

    856

    756

    400

    Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

    840

    909

    883

    791

    The number of enrolled students is the sum of students admitted in the first year and the students admitted subsequently through “lateral entry”.

    AP EAMCET

    Admission to most top engineering colleges in AP is through the Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test, or AP EAMCET. While KL College of Engineering also conducts its own Engineering entrance exam – KLUEE – as does Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, they also accept AP EAMCET and JEE Main scores for admission to BTech programmes. Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati admission takes place through JEE Advanced.

    • Education
    • Science
    • Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test
    • Bachelor of Technology
    • Educational stages
    • Qualifications
    • Engineering
    • Andhra Pradesh
    • Higher education

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