Top private Engineering College in Andhra Pradesh based on NIRF rankings

KL Deemed to be University is a first-generation educational institute in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The engineering college of the institute is ranked 50 by NIRF in its latest rankings for the year 2021 and it is the top-ranked college in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The details of the college are discussed in this article.

The College:

KL Deemed to be University was established in 1980-81. Initially, it was started as a College of Engineering and was upgraded to KL College of Engineering Autonomous in 2006 by UGC. The institute got the status of Deemed to be University in 2009 by UGC, the university is accredited by NAAC with A++ grade, and as per UGC norms, it is a Category I Institution.

The university is situated on a spacious 100-acre campus. It is about eight kilometers from Vijayawada city. The campus has been aptly named "Green Fields", The area is full of trees and gardens. The campus ambiance is very much suited for the students of higher learning. All Engineering Programs of this university are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. 100% placement for all registered students from the past 18 years as per the reports given by the university.

The university is offering B.Tech. and M.Tech. programs in various branches and advanced courses are also offered. The university will be conducting a common entrance test for all the UG programs in engineering and seats will be allotted based on the ranks obtained. The minimum percentage in the Intermediate or 12th class required is 60% and only students with less than 1000 rank in the admission test conducted by the university will be considered for admission. Some seats will be allotted based on the ranks obtained JEE common entrance test. PG and Ph.D. admissions will be based on merit in the qualifying examination.

NIRF Ranking of KL Deemed to be University

The KL Deemed to be University is ranked 50 in the latest NIRF rankings for its engineering college and it is the top college in Engineering in the State of Andhra Pradesh. The details presented by NIRF are as given in the following image (Source:



The classrooms are well built with a good ambience. There are well-equipped laboratories for students to get enriched with hands-on work experience on various tools and machines. The students will be offered Competency building on language and communication skills through BEC (Business English Certificate by Cambridge University). There is an exclusive Soft Skills department to train students on professional practices and etiquette. The ratio of hands-on practice to theory contact hours in the curriculum is 60: 40.

Faculty at KL Deemed to be University

The institute is having experienced and qualified faculty for all the departments. More than 50% of the faculty is having doctorate degrees. The student-faculty ratio is about 15:1. Experienced visiting faculty from other states and countries will be teaching full term for the students based on the need. While going through the reviews of the students of this college we will understand how much importance this institute is giving in recruiting and keeping very good skilled teachers. For every 15 students, a faculty member will be appointed as a guide to monitor their progress and give required help to see that they will progress in the right direction.

Research activities

There are 20 advanced research centres and 10 Centre of excellence with Industry collaborations in the institute. There are several papers published and patents obtained. These have resulted from the work carried out in the university research laboratories by the faculty and the students.

Industry interaction

The institute is having tie-ups with about 90 industries and sponsored research is going on and all the engineering students will be given hands-on training for the full term in various industries. Various industry experts will be visiting the college and giving lectures to the students on various technological aspects. More thrust is given to internship programs to the students.

Placement services at KL Deemed to be University

Many pupils who studied in this college were getting placements through campus interviews. Very good organizations like Google, TCS, Infosys are conducting campus interviews here. There are instances where students got foreign placements in very big MNCs. The placement process will start from the 2nd semester of the 3rd year of UG.

Special features

The institute is having ISO 9001 – 2015 certification. This college is a member of the "All India Virtual Class Room" initiated by MHRD, Government of India. The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has funded the Technology Business Incubator in this university. The institute is recognized as a Public Funded Research Institute by DSIR of the Government of India.

Contact Information

Official communication:
K L Deemed to be University,
Admin. Office, 29-36-38, Museum Road, Governorpet, Vijayawada. A.P., India.
Pincode: 520 002. Phone: 0866 – 3500122, Email:

K L Deemed to be University,
Green Fields, Vaddeswaram,
Guntur District, A.P., INDIA.
Pincode: 522 502. Phone: 08645 – 350200


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