Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad – 2021

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTU Hyderabad) was established in Kukatpally, Hyderabad in an area of 84 acres in 1972 by the Andhra Pradesh Government as the first Technical University in the country. After the relentless and finest works of this institution for 37 years, JNTU Hyderabad was restructured into four different universities such as JNTU Hyderabad, JNTU Anandpur, JNTU Kakinada and Jawaharlal Nehru Architectural and Fine Arts University (JNAFAU). Since then, this university was redesigned as JNTU Hyderabad and it holds its jurisdiction over the entire Telangana State. Besides this, it has four constituent engineering colleges and four academic units/schools in addition to other administrative functional units.

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

Courses Offered at JNTU Hyderbad

JNTU Hyderabad offers a Himalayan number of 19 courses in undergraduate programmes and a massive number of 29 courses in postgraduate programmes in engineering.

Students Intake at JNTU Hyderbad

Students Intake
JNTU Hyderabad gave admission to 1244 students each at UG in 2021, 2020 and 2019, respectively; and it admitted 768 students in 2021 and 772 students in 2020, respectively.
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JNTU Hyderabad has 447 distinguished professors at its faculty and 46.08% of them are PhD holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:13, that is, one professor is available for every 13 students.

JNTU Hyderbad Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
In the year 2021, JNTU Hyderabad spent Rs. 66 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 3.22% spent on procuring books, journals and e-resources for the library, spent 20.71% on buying new equipment and software for quality research, merely 1.95% spent on engineering workshop, and a huge 74.12% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 85 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 207 crores.
Operational Expenditure
In 2021, JNTU Hyderabad spent over Rs. 225 crores as an operational expenditure, of which a good 53.46% of its funds spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staffs, a considerable 45.75% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and remaining 0.79% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 180 crores in 2020 and Rs. 224 crores in 2019. The spending as an operational expenditure has increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

JNTU Hyderbad Research Details

Since JNTU Hyderabad has a good faculty and good infrastructures, therefore, it was able to file 12 patents in 2021 and got 5, filed 8 patents in 2020 and it got 3, and it filed 4 patents in 2019 and got 1.
Sponsored Projects
JNTU Hyderabad 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. 21.9 crores through 96 consultancy projects from 33 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 23.9 and Rs. 31.1 crores through 44 and 20 consultancy projects from 16 and 18 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
JNTU Hyderabad received Rs. 20 crores through the 99 sponsored research projects from 59 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 17.7 and Rs. 14.5 crores through 75 and 62 sponsored research projects from 40 and 38 companies, respectively.

JNTU Hyderbad Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At JNTU Hyderabad, 1329 students were admitted to UG degree courses and 77.5% of them were awarded graduations, of whom 54.08% got placements at top companies and 52 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 81.49% students were awarded graduations, of whom 37.66% got placements and 45 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 88.28% students were awarded graduations, of whom 33.86% got placements and 52 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programmes, 41.62% of students were awarded graduations, of whom 48.9% got placements at top companies and 133 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 74.77% students were awarded graduations, of whom 33.41% got placements and 11 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 68.64% students were awarded graduations, of whom 59.1% got placements and 133 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the PhD research programme, JNTU Hyderabad admitted 2248 students to research studies, of whom 323 were awarded graduations in 2021, 278 and 359 students were awarded graduations in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 3.65 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.75 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 3.36 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 3.97 LPA in 2021, Rs. 5.05 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 6.6 LPA in 2019.
Many recruiters from India and the world such as Commvault, Cotiviti, Honeywell, Fact SET, Kloudgin, Incture, FMC, Value Labs, Next Education, ION Trading, IBM, MTX, AMD, TCS digital, etc., are ready to absorb the graduates from this institution.

Students Diversity at JNTU Hyderbad

There are 6024 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 55.3% are boys and an impressive percentile of 44.7% are girls; 5613 students are from within the state, merely 221 students from outside of the state and 190 from foreign countries.

Facilities on JNTU Hyderbad Campus

JNTU Hyderabad has a lot of facilities that students can use. It has hostels, hospitals, labs, libraries, auditorium, gym, wi-fi, lift/ramp, etc.

Annual Festivals at JNTU Hyderbad

MERAKI is the annual festival of JNTU Hyderabad where events such as Urban Mythos, Fine Arts Workshop (The Floating Color), Poetry Competition and Tape a Tale are being organized, besides these, Public Talk and Debate, Film Screening by Nature, Painting Exhibition, On-spot Instant Painting Signature Exhibition, Cultural programmes are being conducted. In the cultural programme, clubs such as Dance Club, Vriksh the Theater and Chilanka, and The Surukul of Art and Culture are conducting and performing various art and cultural events.

TWASK is the annual technical-cultural festival being celebrated for 3 days where mind-blowing and show-stopping events on current trending technologies are being conducted for students to update their knowledge.


Hyderabad, the IT city of India, has a good transport system. Besides this, it has Secunderabad Junction that is at a distance of 16.8 km and Rajiv Gandhi International Airport that is at a distance of 38.6 km away from this institution. So, students from anywhere in the world can commute to this institution.

How to Get Admission at JNTU Hyderabad

For UG courses at JNTU Hyderabad: Candidates who passed or are appearing for the +2 exam can take and should clear the Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture, and Medicine Entrance Exam (EAMCET), however, diploma candidates can be admitted through lateral entry through the Engineering Common Entrance Test (ECET)

For PG courses: Students who passed a bachelor’s degree or are appearing for the final exam can take and should pass the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)/PGECET.

Fee Structure at JNTU Hyderabad

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 82000 as fees for UG courses at JNTU Hyderabad, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 3.65 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within a year.

JNTU Hyderabad Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning and Resources: JNTU Hyderabad has a good faculty, a conducive atmosphere and better infrastructures for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 72.29%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: JNTU Hyderabad has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it got patents for some innovative technologies, so it scored 27.99%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As JNTU Hyderabad has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 41.03%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: JNTU Hyderabad has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, so it scored 53.8%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.+

Perception: JNTU Hyderabad has a good faculty, good infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it is not got much popularity like first-generation IITs, so it scored 12.70%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

JNTU Hyderabad got 44.95% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 62.

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