Andhra Pradesh is situated in the southern part of India and is bestowed with some of the best colleges. Engineering education is one of the most popular choices of study among 10+2 qualified candidates. Cities in Andhra Pradesh like Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Amaravati etc have many renowned colleges of the state like IIT Tirupati, NIT, KL University College of Engineering, SRM AP, Andhra University, College of Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University etc.

Andhra Pradesh with a literacy rate of 67.4 per cent (as per 2011 census) is home to some of the top-notch engineering institutes or colleges, providing UG, PG, and Integrated Courses. There are around 76 colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh, that are mostly being regulated by AICTE. The admission in most of the engineering colleges are based on JEE Main, JEE Advanced scores or based on their own entrance exam. Like the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) conducts the GITAM Admission Test (GAT) for admission in various UG engineering courses.

Admission Process Of The Top Engineering Colleges Of Andhra Pradesh

The recognised private institutes in Andhra Pradesh like GITAM and SRM intake admission based on GAT and SRMJEEE respectively. However, SRM also intakes direct admission based on the scores of IIT JEE. The top 10,000 scorers of IIT JEE can take direct admission and also avail scholarship schemes by the university.

On the other hand, the admission process in the B.Tech courses at most of the engineering colleges is based on the state’s common entrance exam, popularly known as the AP EAMCET. The admission to the IIT and NIT is based on JEE Main and JEE Advanced scores only.

How To Select The Best Engineering College After 10+2

The presence of numerous engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh state may confuse the admission choices of the candidates. However, there are a few criteria that one can implement while selecting the college after 10+2.

First is to identify the admission channel of the college – via National level entrance exam, via direct admission based on 01+2 scores or via the college’s own entrance exam.

Second, know the ranking of the college, this will help you know the college’s status and quality. Rankings like NIRF rankings by the Government of India ranks the colleges on the basis of Teaching Learning  & Resources, Research and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcome, Outreach & Inclusivity, and Perception.

Third criteria can be the fee structure and placement opportunities in the college. The facilities available the college might also influence the choice of your admission like availability of the hostel facility, commute etc.

List Of Top Engineering College In Andhra Pradesh

Based on the NIRF ranking here is the list of the top engineering institutes in the state of Andhra Pradesh. NIRF ranking is don each year by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The list of the top 10 engineering colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh is given below:

Top 10 engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh

  • Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University
  • AU College of Engineering
  • Sri Venkateswara University
  • Sagi Ramakrishnam Raju Engineering College
  • University College of Engineering
  • IIT Tirupati
  • NIT Andhra Pradesh
  • Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
  • GMR Institute of Technology
  • Shri Vishnu Engineering College for Women

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