Updated on Feb 26, 2023 21:22 IST

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh 2023

There are nearly 400 Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Out of these 26 Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh, nearly 20 are private and 6 are public or government owned.

Top Engineering College In Andhra Pradesh Highlights

Below is the particulars of top engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh:

Parameters

Particulars

No. of Top Engineering College in Andhra Pradesh

26

Fees

< INR 1 lakh: 2

INR 1-2 lakh: 4

INR 3-5 lakh: 15

> INR 5 lakh: 4

Top Specialisations

Computer Science Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Admission Process

-          Entrance Base : AP EAMCET, JEE Main , AP ECET, TS EAMCET, GITAM GAT, JEE Advanced , VSAT

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh:Eligibility Criteria

Below listed is the minimum eligibility criteria required to get admission to top BTech colleges in Andhra Pradesh:

  • Students must pass Class 12 with minimum 60% of aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as a core subjects.
  • Students must clear college entrance exam, followed by counselling and seat allotment rounds.
  • Admission is also based on merit basis and apart from that some colleges in Andhra Pradesh accept score cards of exams like JEE Main, JEE Advanced, AP EAMCET, VSAT, etc., for BTech admissions.

Top Engineering College in Andhra Pradesh NIRF Ranking 2022

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranks colleges every year. The ranking is based on various parameters and rankings change year on year depending on college universities and performances.

Following is a list of top BTech colleges in Andhra Pradesh ranked by NIRF with past three years:

Top College

NIRF 2020

NIRF 2021

NIRF 2022

KL University

58

50

44

IIT Tirupati

NOT RANKED

NOT RANKED

56

AU College of Engineering

69

74

77

Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research

118

111

99

GITAM School of Technology, Vishakhapatnam

NOT RANKED

NOT RANKED

102

List of Top Private and Government Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

There are nearly 26 top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Out of these 20 are Private and 6 are Public.

List of Top Private Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

Below is the list of top private engineering colleges with their total tuition fees:

Private Colleges

Total Tuition Fee/Seats

Entrance Exam/ Eligibility

Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research

INR 10.40 lakh

Seats: 1830

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, JEE Advanced, AP EAMCET, VSAT

Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 50% to 60% aggregate marks

GITAM School of Technology

INR 10.58 lakh

Seats: 1980

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, JEE Advanced, AP EAMCET, TS EAMCET

Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 50% to 60% aggregate marks

Velagupudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha College

INR 2.65 lakh

Seats: 1260

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, AP EAMCET

Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 45% aggregate marks

Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College

INR 2.80 lakh

Seats: 1428 Seats

Entrance Exam: AP EAMCET, TS EdCET

Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 45% aggregate marks

GMRIT

INR 2.64 lakh

Seats: 1260

Entrance Exam: AP EAMCET, APECET

Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 45% aggregate marks

Top Public/ Government Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh:

Below is the list of top public engineering colleges with their total tuition fees:

Public Colleges

Total Tuition Fee/Seats

Entrance Exam/ Eligibility

IIT Tirupati

INR 6 lakh

Seats: 237

Entrance Exam: JEE Main, JEE Advanced

Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 75% aggregate marks

Andhra University

INR 1.58 lakh

Seats: 530

Entrance Exam: AP EAMCET

Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 45% aggregate marks

JNTU

INR 1.80

Seats: 58078

Entrance Exam: AP EAMCET, AP ECET, JEE Main, JEE Advanced, TS EAMCET, TNEA

Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 45%-50% aggregate marks

JNTUA

INR 40,000

Seats: 396

 

Entrance Exam: AP EAMCET, APECET

Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 45% aggregate marks

NIT

INR 5 lakh

Seats: 750

Entrance Exam: JEE Main

Eligibility: Class 12 with minimum 75% aggregate marks

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: Ownership Type

Below table shows the number of colleges owned by private, public and public private sector.

Ownership

Number of Colleges

Private

20

Public

6

Location-wise Engineering College in Andhra Pradesh

There are almost 5 cities in Andhra Pradesh that have top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Refer to the table below for cities having maximum number of colleges:

Cities

No. of Colleges

Guntur

4

Visakhapatnam

4

Chittoor

3

Kakinada

2

Kurnool

2

ROI of Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

ROI describes the benefit a student will reap in form of placement amount after paying for the course they have persued. In the education, the ROI means placement package received at the end of the course.

IIT Tirupati is among the top Engineering College in Andhra Pradesh  offers highest placements.

Below listed colleges with their annual fees and annual salary placement.

College Name

Total Course Fee

Average Placement Package

IIT Tirupati

INR 8 lakh

INR 9 lakh

AU College of Engineering

INR 1.58 lakh

INR 5.50 lakh

GITAM Institute of Technology, Vishakhapatnam

INR 9.78 lakh

INR 3.96 lakh

JNTUA  Kakinada

INR 1.80 lakh

INR 4 lakh

NOTE: Above statistics are based on latest data available.

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Top Recruiters for BTech Graduates in Andhra Pradesh

In Andhra Pradesh there is huge competition in Public and Private universities and colleges when it comes to placement statistics. Below listed are the best BTech colleges in Andhra Pradesh with their list of recruiters and Shiksha Placement Rating (based on students’ reviews):

Colleges

Shiksha Placement Rating

Top Recruiters

IIT Tirupati

4.5

Microsoft, Amazon, TCS, Visteon, Rowan University, Honeywell.

AU College of Engineering

3.9

Tech Mahindra, Wipro, TCS, HCL, BARC, DRDO

Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, Tirupati

4.1

Wipro, TCS, Tech Mahindra, SYNTEL

How Affordable is Studying BTech in Andhra Pradesh?

It is estimated that studying BTech in Andhra Pradesh is affordable. Below table showing number of colleges with their annual fee:

Fee Range

No. of Colleges

< INR 1 lakh

2

INR 1-2 lakh

4

INR 2-3 lakh

15

> INR 5 lakh

4

Specialisations offered by Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

Colleges of Andhra Pradesh offers various specialisations like Computer Science Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, etc. The below table showing specialisations offered by number of colleges:

Specialisations

No. of Colleges

Computer Science Engineering

18

Civil Engineering

2

Electronics & Communication Engineering

2

Automobile Engineering

1

Chemical Engineering 

1

 Which are the most popular exams accepted by Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh?

Students have to appear for AP EAMCET, state level exams and used for BTech admissions Many colleges also accept JEE MAIN, JEE Advanced scores for admissions.

Below is table showing exams accepted by number of colleges:

Exams

No. of Colleges

AP EAMCET

22

JEE Main

16

JEE Advanced

2

GITAM GAT

1

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Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: Cutoff

Colleges have their own cutoff lists in which students has to meet for the BTech admissions. Below listed the top engineering colleges cut off lists:

College Cutoff

Andhra University Cutoff

University College of Engineering, Kakinada Cutoff

Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research Cutoff

Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College Cutoff

Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College Cutoff

JNTUA College of Engineering , Ananthapuramu Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Cutoff

Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering Cutoff

G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College Cutoff

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Selected Filters

Location

Total Fees

Rating

Ownership

Specialization

Exams Accepted

44
NIRF ' 22
KL (Deemed to be University)
4.1

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.2

Crowd & Campus Life

4.0

Value for Money

3.9
(223)
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
56
NIRF ' 22
IIT Tirupati - Indian Institute of Technology
4.4

Placements

4.3

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.6

Crowd & Campus Life

4.2

Value for Money

4.5
(13)
Fees: 8.00 Lakh
Salary : 9.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
77
NIRF ' 22
Andhra University College of Engineering , Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
4.0

Placements

3.5

Infrastructure

3.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.3
(247)
Fees: 1.58 Lakh
Salary : 5.50 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
99
NIRF ' 22
Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology and Research
4.1

Placements

3.9

Infrastructure

4.2

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.2

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

3.9
(501)
Fees: 10.40 Lakh
Salary : 4.60 Lakh
39
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
102
NIRF ' 22
GITAM School of Technology, Visakhapatnam
4.0

Placements

3.9

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.9

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

3.6
(612)
Fees: 10.58 Lakh
Salary : 3.96 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
129
NIRF ' 22
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada
3.8

Placements

3.5

Infrastructure

3.6

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.8

Crowd & Campus Life

3.9

Value for Money

4.1
(478)
Fees: 1.80 Lakh
Salary : 4.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
141
NIRF ' 22
Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College
4.3

Placements

4.2

Infrastructure

4.2

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.3
(515)
Fees: 2.65 Lakh
Salary : 4.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
165
NIRF ' 22
Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College
4.2

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.1

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.1
(611)
Fees: 2.80 Lakh
Salary : 4.50 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
188
NIRF ' 22
GMR Institute of Technology - GMRIT
4.0

Placements

3.8

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.9

Crowd & Campus Life

4.2

Value for Money

3.8
(451)
Fees: 2.64 Lakh
Salary : 3.60 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
88
The Week ' 21
113
Outlook ' 20
198
NIRF ' 22
Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering and Technology, Chittoor
3.7

Placements

3.3

Infrastructure

3.8

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.7

Crowd & Campus Life

4.0

Value for Money

3.6
(175)
Fees: 1.92 Lakh
Salary : 4.84 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
Godavari Institute of Engineering and Technology
4.0

Placements

3.7

Infrastructure

4.0

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.9

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

3.9
(343)
Fees: 2.35 Lakh
Salary : 3.83 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
JNTUA College of Engineering, Ananthapuramu
3.8

Placements

3.4

Infrastructure

3.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.7

Crowd & Campus Life

4.2

Value for Money

4.1
(270)
Fees: 40,000
Salary : 3.62 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
Prasad V Potluri Siddhartha Institute of Technology
4.0

Placements

4.0

Infrastructure

3.9

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.1

Crowd & Campus Life

4.1

Value for Money

4.0
(164)
Fees: 2.80 Lakh
Salary : 3.50 Lakh
81
Times ' 22
136
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
RVR and JC College of Engineering
4.3

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.2

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.2
(446)
Fees: 2.78 Lakh
Salary : 3.60 Lakh
61
Times ' 22
81
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
Rajeev Gandhi Memorial College of Engineering and Technology
3.7

Placements

3.2

Infrastructure

3.9

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.7

Crowd & Campus Life

4.0

Value for Money

3.5
(233)
Fees: 2.76 Lakh
Salary : 4.40 Lakh
81
Times ' 22
85
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
Shri Vishnu Engineering College for Women
4.6

Placements

4.6

Infrastructure

4.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.6

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.5
(167)
Fees: 2.80 Lakh
Salary : 3.80 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
94
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
201-250
NIRF ' 22
University College of Engineering, Kakinada, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada
3.9

Placements

3.6

Infrastructure

3.8

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.7

Crowd & Campus Life

4.1

Value for Money

4.1
(229)
Fees: 40,000
Salary : 4.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
251-300
NIRF ' 22
Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology and Sciences
4.0

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

3.8

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.2

Crowd & Campus Life

3.9

Value for Money

4.0
(480)
Fees: 2.18 Lakh
Salary : 3.60 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
251-300
NIRF ' 22
G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College
4.1

Placements

3.9

Infrastructure

4.2

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.1

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.1
(247)
Fees: 2.80 Lakh
Salary : 4.07 Lakh
163
Times ' 22
88
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
251-300
NIRF ' 22
Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering
4.0

Placements

4.2

Infrastructure

3.6

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.1

Crowd & Campus Life

3.9

Value for Money

4.0
(598)
Fees: 2.76 Lakh
Salary : 4.10 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
251-300
NIRF ' 22
Lakireddy Bali Reddy College of Engineering
4.1

Placements

3.7

Infrastructure

4.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.1

Crowd & Campus Life

4.2

Value for Money

4.1
(251)
Fees: 2.79 Lakh
Salary : 3.50 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
251-300
NIRF ' 22
Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science
4.3

Placements

4.3

Infrastructure

4.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.2
(417)
Fees: 2.79 Lakh
Salary : 4.10 Lakh
139
Times ' 22
124
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
251-300
NIRF ' 22
Narasaraopeta Engineering College
3.9

Placements

3.7

Infrastructure

4.1

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.1

Value for Money

3.8
(210)
Fees: 2.42 Lakh
Salary : 3.64 Lakh
63
Times ' 22
164
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
251-300
NIRF ' 22
NIT Andhra Pradesh - National Institute of Technology
3.6

Placements

3.5

Infrastructure

3.6

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.7

Crowd & Campus Life

3.7

Value for Money

3.7
(99)
Fees: 5.00 Lakh
Salary : 6.53 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
251-300
NIRF ' 22
QIS College of Engineering & Technology
3.8

Placements

3.5

Infrastructure

3.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.9

Crowd & Campus Life

4.1

Value for Money

3.7
(145)
Fees: 1.47 Lakh
Salary : 5.50 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20
251-300
NIRF ' 22
Sagi Rama Krishnam Raju Engineering College
4.2

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.1

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.1

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.1
(598)
Fees: 2.80 Lakh
Salary : 3.60 Lakh
Not Ranked
Times ' 22
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 20

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FAQs

Q. How many Top Engineering Colleges are there in Andhra Pradesh?

A. There are almost 26 Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Out of which 20 are Private and 6 are Public.

Q. What is the eligibility for taking admissions in Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh?

A. Below listed is the minimum eligibility criteria required to get admission in top BTech colleges in Andhra Pradesh:
  • Students must pass Class 12 with minimum 60% of aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as a core subjects.
  • Students must clear college entrance exam, followed by counselling and seat allotment rounds.
  • Admission is also based on merit basis and apart from that some colleges in Andhra Pradesh accept score cards of exams like JEE Main, JEE Advanced, AP EAMCET, VSAT, etc., for BTech admissions.

Q. Which are the different specialisations offered by Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh?

A. The different specialisations offered by Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh are:
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Q. Which are the best Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh?

A. As Per NIRF Ranking 2022, the best Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh are:
  • KL University (NIRF 44)
  • IIT Tirupati (NIRF 56)
  • AU College of Engineering (NIRF 77)
  • Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research (NIRF 99)
  • GITAM (NIRF 102)

Q. What are the job opportunities after candidate completing BTech course from Andhra Pradesh?

A. Yes, there are several job opportunities for students who completing BTech course from Andhra Pradesh. Some of them are listed below:
  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Marine Engineer
  • Automobile Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Biotechnology Engineer
  • Metallurgical Engineer

Q. Which are the Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh based on placements?

A. The Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh based on placements with their annual fees are IIT Tirupati (INR 9 LPA), AU College of Engineering (INR 5.50 LPA), GITAM (INR 3.96), JNTUA (4 lakh).

Q. Which are the best Top Private colleges in Andhra Pradesh?

A. The best Top Private colleges in Andhra Pradesh with their annual fee are GITAM (INR 9.78 lakh), KL University (INR 10.4 lakh), GMRIT (4.64 lakh), Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research (INR 10.40 lakh), Velagapudi Ramakrishna Sidhartha College (INR 2.65 lakh).

Q. Which are the most popular exams accepted by Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh?

A. The most popular exams accepted by Top Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh are AP EAMCET, JEE Main, JEE Advanced, VSAT and GITAM GAT.
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