Delhi Technological University, New Delhi – 2021

Delhi Technological University (DTU) initially started as Delhi Polytechnic in Kashmiri Gate, Delhi to cater to the needs of Indian industries with theoretical and practical knowledge by the recommendation of the Wood and Abott committee in 1938. In 1952, it became Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) and was affiliated with the University of Delhi and started giving degree courses. Till 1962, the college was under the direct control of the Ministry of Education, Government of India. In 1963, the administration of the college was handed over to Delhi Administration. It had been under the administrative control of the Department of Technical Education and Training, Government of NCT Delhi, and for academic purposes, the college had been affiliated with the University of Delhi since 1952. It shifted its campus in 1996 at Bawana Road, adjoining sector 17, Rohini, Delhi 42 in an area of 164 acres with lush green, and in 2009, the DCE became DTU.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures and fee structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where DTU gave its reports.

Courses Offered at DTU Delhi

DTU offers a considerable number of 15 courses in undergraduate programmes and a huge number of 25 courses in postgraduate programmes in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at DTU Delhi

Students Intake
DTU gave admission to 2360 students at UG and 418 students at PG in 2021; In 2020, it admitted 2210 students at UG and 418 students at PG. In 2019, it admitted 2210 students at UG.
Delhi Technological University New Delhi 2021 - Students Intake
DTU has distinguished professors at its faculty who have published many research papers. It has 730 professors at its faculty, and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:12, that is, one professor is available for every 12 students.

DTU Delhi Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
In the year 2021, DTU spent Rs. 28.29 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 1.60% spent on procuring books, journals and e-resources for the library, a significant amount of its fund, that is, 56.83% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 23.93% spent on engineering workshop, and 11.73% fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 33 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 31 crores.
Operational Expenditure
In 2021, DTU spent over Rs. 217.28 crores as an operational expenditure, of which a significant amount, that is, 58.96% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, 31.46% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 9.56% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 150 crores in 2020 and Rs. 116 crores in 2019. So, spending as an operational expenditure is increasing in 2021 when compared with the last two years.

DTU Delhi Research Details

Sponsored Projects
DTU has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 8.10 crores through 104 sponsored research projects from 15 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 7.47 and Rs. 4.37 crores through 396 and 505 sponsored research projects from 15 and 11 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
DTU received Rs. 11 crores through 23 consultancy projects from 9 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 10.50 and Rs. 28.30 crores through 23 and 41 consultancy projects from 9 and 8 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

DTU Delhi Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At DTU, a huge number of 1839 students were admitted to UG degree courses, of whom a whopping 93.85% were awarded graduations and all of them got placements at top companies and the remaining 198 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a massive 90.66% of students were awarded graduations and all of them got placements and remaining 189 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a huge 92.95% students were awarded graduations, of whom 92.76% got placements and 194 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At DTU at PG programmes, a bulky 85.61% of students were awarded graduations and all of them got placements at top companies and the remaining 49 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a considerable 76.31% of students were awarded graduations and all of them got placements and the remaining 36 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a significant 78.26% students were awarded graduations, of whom 97.56% got placements and 65 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research programme, a massive number of 1073 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 73, 55, and 67 students were awarded graduations in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduation: UG graduates got Rs. 11 LPA in 2021, Rs. 9 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 7 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduation: Rs. 10 LPA in 2021, 2020 and 2019.
There are many companies such as Google, Walmart, RBS, Samsung, EPCIL, Cisco, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Samsung Research, Amazon, Adobe, TATA Motors, Deloitte, McKinsey, Coca-Cola, etc., that are looking for graduates at DTU.

Students Diversity at DTU Delhi

There are a galactic number of 8869 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 82.78% are boys and 17.22% are girls; 2695 students are from within the state, a considerable number of 5601 from outside of the state, and the remaining a huge 573 from foreign countries.

Facilities on DTU Delhi Campus

DTU offers a lot of facilities for students. It has an edusat hub, central library, computer center, knowledge park, banking & mail, hostels, guest house, gymnasium, health center, kids daycare center, sports complex, indoor games, playgrounds for crickets, football and hockey, athletic tracks, lifts/ramps, etc.

Campus Festivals at DTU Delhi

DTU organizes many festivals in technical, literature and cultural. The biggest and the most colorful festival is “Engifest” or Engineers Fest where a massive number of over 1,50,000 participants participate from 500 colleges in North India. Many events like singing, dancing, bands, painting, classical dancing, etc., and more fun sports like slow bike racing are organized.


As DTU in Delhi, it has a well-developed transport system. The major railway station is New Delhi Railway Station (NDLS) which is 19.6 km away from the institution, and it is 30.1 km away from Indira Gandhi International Airport. So students can commute to this institution from any part of India and the world.

How to Get Admission at DTU Delhi

For UG Graduation: Candidates who cleared JEE main would be asked for Joint admission counseling at DTU for clearing the confusion over seat allotments in technical institutions.

For PG Graduation: DTU admits candidates based on either a GATE score or an online exam that is being conducted by DTU.

Fee Structure at DTU Delhi

Students need to pay Rs. 7.84 lakhs as fees for UG courses, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of 9 LPA from the top company and they can earn back this amount within a year. So, the burden of fees would be eased.

DTU Delhi Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning and Resources: DTU has a good faculty and better infrastructures for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 66.23%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: DTU has many distinguished professors and research scholars, so it scored 31.79%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As DTU has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 73.63%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: DTU has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world and has admitted a considerable number of students from other states, so it scored 58.61%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: DTU has a good faculty, impressive infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, therefore it scored 39.59%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

DTU Delhi got 53.96% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 36.

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