Government Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

Government Engineering College List in Andhra Pradesh

Engineering is a subject that is taken up by many students around the country after completing the 10+2 education from the respective boards. Though IIT-JEE is the central exam for intake in many colleges of Andhra Pradesh, various others have an exam of their own. Here we are providing you with a list of top engineering colleges in A.P. There are the government engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh and the top engineering colleges in A.P.  Also, we have provided details of the best seven colleges from the A.P. engineering colleges list.

List of Government engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh

S.No. Government Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh Approved By Exams Accepted
1 AU College of Engineering, Vishakhapatnam UGC AP EAMCET, GATE, NATA
2 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering, Kakinada AICTE GATE, AP EAMCET, AP PGECET
3 Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati UGC JEE Advanced
4 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada UGC AP EAMCET, GATE
5 National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh UGC JEE Main
6 Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam UGC AP EAMCET, GATE, NATA
7 Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati UGC GATE
8 Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering, Tirupati AICTE AP EAMCET, GATE, AP PGECET
9 Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur UGC AP EAMCET, AP PGECET, GATE
10 JNTUA College of Engineering, Anantapur AICTE AP EAMCET, AP PGECET, GATE
11 JNTU, University College of Engineering, Vizianagaram UGC AP EAMCET, GATE
12 College of Agricultural Engineering, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultura. Rajendranagar UGC AP EAMCET
13 Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur UGC AP EAMCET, GATE
14 JNTUA College of Engineering, Pulivendula AICTE AP EAMCET
15 ANU College of Engineering and Technology, Guntur AICTE AP EAMCET, AP PGECET, GATE
16 AU College of Engineering for Women, Vishakapatnam UGC AP EAMCET
17 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati JEE Advanced
18 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur UGC GATE, AP PGECET
19 College of Agricultural Engineering, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Bapatla AICTE AP EAMCET
20 Yogi Vemana University, Cuddapah UGC GATE
21 Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati UGC AP EAMCET
22 DNR College of Engineering and Technology, Bhimavaram AICTE AP EAMCET, GATE
23 Government Institute of Chemical Engineering, Vishakhapatnam
24 JNTU Engineering College, Kalikiri AICTE
25 Sri Kalahastheeswara Institute of Technology, Chittoor AICTE

There are over 25 government Engineering Colleges but we will focus only main six.

1. AU College of Engineering, Vishakhapatnam

Andhra University College of Engineering at Visakhapatnam, India was established in 1926. It is located in uplands of Visakhapatnam with the Bay of Bengal on one side and the Kailasagiri hill range on the other. Not to mention that AU college has one of the largest campuses in India and Sir Dr.C.R.Reddy founded this university.

Andhra University College of Engineering is an autonomous college and is one of the highly rated colleges of Engineering in the country. The college consists of 12 Engineering and four Basic Sciences departments, totaling 16 departments. All of these departments offer 15 undergraduate Engineering daytime programmes and four undergraduate Engineering part-time programmes. Also, there are 28 postgraduate Engineering programmes, one MCA, and three M.Sc. programmes.

Admission

Admission to undergraduate programmes is either through the scores in EAMCET or AUEET. AUEET is the Andhra University Engineering Entrance Test where students are admitted to 5-Year Integrated Dual Degree courses and twinning programmes. Also, under AUEET, students get both Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) and Master of Technology (M.Tech.) degrees will be given in 5-years.  Whereas through scores in Engineering, Agricultural and Medical common entrance test students can be enrolled in any department for a 4-year degree.

Now for the admissions in Postgraduate programmes, students require GATE scores or ranking in PGECET. PGECET is Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test, a test conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

There are various research projects and research schemes that are granted by National level funding agencies. Namely, UGC, AICTE, CSIR, DST, DOD, DAE, NSTL and DOT etc.where faculty of colleges are involved in research-based projects.

Here is a list of all departments in Engineering courses.

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil & Environment Engineering
  • Computer Science and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Geo-Engineering
  • Instrument Technology
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Ceramic Technology

2. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering, Kakinada

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTU Kakinada) is a public university, in Kakinada, East Godavari district, north of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. JNTU is one of India’s leading universities that has a big focus on engineering domain. The university has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and University Grants Commission (UGC) with an “A” grade. At JNTU, each year over 250,000 students takes the EAMCET entrance test for getting admission in the undergraduate engineering courses. The top selected students enroll at the University College of Engineering (Autonomous) Kakinada.

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Admissions and Academics

JNTU offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in various fields and below are the established schools at JNTU:

  • Management Studies
  • Spatial Information Technology
  • Health Sciences and Research
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technologies
  • Renewable Energy & Environment
  • Food Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Avionics
  • Soft Skills & Public Relations

The competition level is extremely high at JNTU and has less than 1% of the students from the Open Category getting selected to study at the University College of Engineering Kakinada, JNTUK. Scores of EAMCET entrance examination are required to take admission at JNTUK.

3. Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati

This is one of the Government Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh, the Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati. IIT Tirupati autonomous engineering and Technical Institute that is located in the city of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. The college started its function from August 5, 2005. This started as a temporary campus that was held at Krishna Theja educational institutions in the outskirts of temple city. Since it’s starting in 2015, the college is offering B tech courses for the academic year 2015-2016. BTech is offered in four core branches. Namely, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering with 30 seats in each branch.

Until the director at IIT Tirupati is appointed by MHRD, the director of IIT Madras, Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi was the mentoring director. The IIT-M responsible for placing a batch of experienced professors both as permanent and visiting professors. These will include the ones recently retired, former deans and heads of various departments as per the mentorship plan.

The initial functioning of IIT-Tirupati was from the campus of Chadalawada Group of Institutes in Tirupati. The permanent building repairs near Yerpedu located between Renigunta and Srikalahasti.

Academics

The college offers a 4 years B.Tech programmes in various fields. Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination or commonly known as IIT-JEE is the mode of admission to these programmes. This is done after completing 10+2 schooling through their respective boards. Initially, the departments were:-

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

4. National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh

The 31st institution among the chain of the National Institute of Technology started by the government of India is the National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh. This college is situated at Tadepalligudem, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh State. This is an institute of national importance being a National Institute of Technology. The functioning of this college started from the academic year 2015–2016. The mentor Institute was the National Institute of Technology, Warangal.
Now, the permanent campus of NIT – Andhra Pradesh is located at Tadepalligudem town of West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. The Government of India granted around Rs. 400 crores for the establishment of this campus. The Union Minister for H&D, Smt. Smriti Irani and the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone on 20 August 2015. Until the completion of the permanent building, classes for the students of NIT AP were conducted in a temporary campus at Sri Vasavi Engineering College, Pedatadepalli near Tadepalligudem.

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Academics

Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Technology admissions for Indian students are based on JEE Mains exam and ranks will be given on the basis of score obtained. The B.Tech admissions for foreign students are not taken currently.

The eight programs offered along with intake for the academic year 2015-2016 are in Engineering Department are:-

  • Biotechnology (30)
  • Chemical Engineering (30)
  • Civil Engineering (60)
  • Computer Science and Engineering (90)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering (90)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (90)
  • Mechanical Engineering (60)
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (30)

5. Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam

The Andhra University at Visakhapatnam is a public university and shared affiliation responsibilities with Madras University in the initial years. This was established in 1926 and is located in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Here are various colleges established under the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam:-

  • Andhra University College of Arts and Commerce (established 1931)
  • College of Engineering (established 1955)
  • Andhra University College of Engineering for Women (established 2010)
  • College of Law (established 1945)
  • Andhra University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (established 1951)
  • College of Science and Technology (established 1931)
  • Andhra University School of Distance Education (established 1972)

Academics

Not to mention that the College of Engineering offers 80 courses in 15 departments. Courses include Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics & Communications, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Remote Sensing, Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Nanotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering.

The College of Law offers LL.B. 3 years, LL.B. 5 years, LL.M. and Ph.D. programmes. Many of the judges in the Andhra Pradesh Courts, and a representation in the judiciary of High Courts and Supreme Court are the alumni of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar College of Law.

Courses include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geology, and Geography. The university teaches applied sciences like Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Human Genetics, Environmental Sciences, Geophysics, Geo-Engineering, Remote Sensing, Nuclear Physics, Meteorology, Oceanography, Nuclear Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry and Bioinorganic Chemistry.

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Other courses are Plant Cytogenetics, Parasitology, Marine Fisheries, Entomology, Hydrology, Human Genetics, Ionosphere Studies, Petroleum Exploration Studies, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nanoscience, Foods and drugs, and water.

The university offers courses in Business Management, Quantitative Economics, Criminal Justice, Meteorology & Oceanography, Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Chemistry, Parapsychology, Genetics, Gemology, GeoEngineering, Petroleum Exploration, Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Retail Management, Statistics and Computer Science, and Biomedical Engineering.

Some point about the Andhra University:-

  1. More than 85% of the faculty members have Ph.D. degrees acquired from institutes in India and abroad. The faculty strength is 500.
  2. It is the first college in AP to launch 4G WiFi facility for students on the commercial basis. Broadband internet facility is available. There is a projector is in every classroom and a fingerprint attendance system.
  3. The college has established relations with R&D, production and manufacturing industries like NSTL, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, DRDO, ISRO, BARC, SAC-Ahmedabad, Wipro, Infosys, Mahindra Satyam, HCL, TCS, IRS etc.

6. Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

Commonly referred to as S. V. University or SVU, Sri Venkateswara University is another state university in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. This university was founded in 1954 and is named after Lord Venkateswara whose shrine is located in the city. It was founded by chief minister Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu.

The land for university campus was donated by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams. This university is surrounded by Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences and Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha. After the Andhra University, this is the second oldest university in Andhra Pradesh.

Academics

Department of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry is a part of Sri Venkateswara University, College of Science. The department provides education in the field of Chemistry. The Department offers Master of Science, Master of Philosophy and Ph.D. degree programmes in Chemistry, Medical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry.

College of Engineering
Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering is an autonomous institution whose foundation was laid by the late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, on 13 October 1959.

Centre for Studies in Peace and Non-violence
The general purpose of the center is to study peace and non-violence in their widest contexts. The center has collaboration with Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, New Delhi (Government of India); the International Centre for Gandhian Studies and Research, Government of India, New Delhi

Other departments

Other departments at this university are the Department of English, Department of Law, Department of Physics and Department of Library and Information Science. The law department in the university provides higher education in the field of law. The department Department of Physics offers M.Sc. (two years), Integrated M.Sc. (five* years) in Physics, M.Tech (two years) in Energy Management, M.Tech (two years) in Space technology, M.Phil and Ph.D. programs. The faculty members here are actively engaged in research in thrust areas of physics which include atmospheric physics, laser and integrated optics, condensed matter physics, electronics and solar physics. They also have four national research facilities: a center for research using the MST Radar Facility at Gadanki, commissioned under the UGC.

Department of Library and Information Science

Department of Library and Information Science was initiated in 1974 and has been preparing library and information science professionals for more than 30 years. The department offers Master’s of Library and Information Science (two-year integrated course) under CBCS, with four semesters. They also have Doctoral degree leading to Ph.D. and M.Phil courses as full- and part-time. They have an expectation in fields of LIS and admissions are done through an annual SVUCET test where the intake strength is 20.

Facilities

Sri Venkateswara University Library, started in 1955 to serve the needs of the students, researchers and teachers of the university colleges, has a membership of 6397. Housed in a spacious building with seating capacity for about 400 readers, the library has 25 professionals and 50 administrative and supporting staff. It has a total collection of 2,95,000 volumes which includes 35,000 bound volumes of journals and nearly 3500 theses and dissertations. It subscribes to 350 periodicals at an annual cost of 12 lakh of rupees, and its annual budget is nearly 56 lakh.

Services

The library provides services such as lending of books, reference, and bibliographic service, reprographic service. It has microfilm readers, audio-video systems, slide projector and public address system. Special features are a fully equipped binding section and a small children’s wing which was opened in the Gandhi centenary year 1969. The library is gearing up for computerization and is participating in the INFLIBNET program.

7. JNTUA College of Engineering, Anantapur

The JNTU or the  Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur is a well reputed college. JNTU is known for excellent studies and placements record. The college provides good and equal opportunities for sportsmen who aspire to do something in their fields.

Unlike other institutions, JNTUA makes sure that its students do not stick upon a single track and even encourages for the same. They also have good number of books in library(online and offline) so as to make sure their students are always taken care of. Also, talking about the departments in JNTUA, each dept has its own building, well equipped labs and seminar halls. Their College fests are a great place for students to enjoy and show their talents in other curricular fields.

The following courses are made available:-

Civil Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Chemical Engineering ( Anantapur only)
Bio-Technology (Pulivendula only)

Admission Criteria:- The candidate seeking admission into B.Tech. Course shall have passed the Intermediate Examination of AP State Intermediate Board of Education or equivalent examination with Maths, Physics and Chemistry as main subjects and must have secured a valid rank in the EAMCET Examination conducted by APSCHE. The seat allotment is made by the Convener, EAMCET as per the stipulated rules of A.P. State Government and APSCHE

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FAQs Related to Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

1. How to become the lecturer in Government college of Andhra Pradesh?

If you want to become a lecturer in engineering Colleges of Andhra Pradesh then before that it is important to have some qualification of teacher skill like Ph.D. Just gain some skills of teaching so after that you will be able to join the Engineering Government colleges of Andhra Pradesh.

2. Which are some best fields of Engineering?

Regardless of which Engineering you examine, everything at long last issues where you end up in life. The best precedent that I can give is Google CEO, SundarPichai, he did Engineering in metallurgy and afterward post that in material science. I am almost certain that he would have needed to be in the center of Engineering, however, where did he end up … .a PC Software Company … Google. Same is with the instance of many. Dr.RaghuramRajan, ex-RBI Gov, Mechanical Engg from IITD !!! Envision what might have made a mechanical designer finish up in banks. They all had different plans while enlisting for Engineering as you and I did, yet conditions choose the vocations of numerous designers.

3. What is the eligibility criteria for Engineering?

The candidate who wants to do engineering is required to passed 12th class with minimum of 50% in physics, chemistry, and mathematics for getting admission in most of the colleges.

Some top colleges do not only see the 12th class percentage but they also take Entrance Exam of Candidate.

4.How many years course is of engineering after 12th?

The Engineering course is not much small in length. You have to give 4 years to your engineering field to become an engineer.


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