University College of Engineering, Hyderabad – 2021

University College of Engineering Hyderabad, generally known as University College of Engineering Osmania University (UCEOU), was established in 1929 in Hyderabad Telangana in an area of sprawling 200 acres in a placid atmosphere to create and disseminate knowledge through the perfect blending of engineering, science, and technology and bring modern technology into the minds of students and make them scientifically tempered for the betterment of society and the nation. It is the oldest technical institution in Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana and Andhra Pradesh) and 6th of its kind in British India. It was then moved to its present building in 1947, which is the biggest campus college of Osmania University. It had been an affiliated college of Osmania University since its inception until it became an autonomous college in 1994.

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 UCEOU gave its reports.

Courses Offered at UCEOU Hyderabad

UCEOU offers 8 courses in undergraduate programs and a considerable number of 26 courses in post-graduate programs in engineering science and technology.

Students Intake at UCEOU Hyderabad

Students Intake
UCEOU admitted a decent number of 320 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG programs and a significant number of 319 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
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UCEOU has 139 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 59.71% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:14, that is, one professor is available for every 14 students.

UCEOU Hyderabad Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
UCEOU spent Rs. 6 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which a modest 11.58% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a considerable 63.12% spent on procuring equipment and software for quality research, merely 3.71% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 21.59% spent on the creation of capital assets. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 4.54 crores and it was around Rs. 1.66 crores in 2019. The spending as capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure
UCEOU spent over Rs. 49.74 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a galactic 95.28% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, merely 2.06% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 2.66% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditures were Rs. 49.21 crores in 2020 and Rs. 28.49 crores in 2019. The spending as operational expenditure has also been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

UCEOU Hyderabad Research Details

As UCEOU has a good faculty and research scholar and a better infrastructure for quality research, it was able to file 8, 2, and 6 patent applications in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively, and, it got 1 patent each in 2020 and also in 2019.
Sponsored Projects
As UCEOU has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 17.15 crores through 41 sponsored research projects from 25 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 13.43 and Rs. 2.62 crores through 32 and 23 sponsored projects from 21 and 11 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
UCEOU received Rs. 7.3 crores through 212 consultancy projects from 56 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 6.21 and Rs. 3.01 crore through 201 and 145 consultancy projects from 52 and 35 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

UCEOU Hyderabad Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At UCEOU, a decent number of 317 students got admitted to UG degree courses and a massive 98.42% of them graduated, of whom 76.01% got placements at top companies, and 41 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a huge 98.73% of students graduated, of whom 65.83% got placements, and 32 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a whopping 94.58% of students graduated, of whom 71.53% got placements and 40 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
In the PG programs, a decent 54.18% of students graduated, of whom a modest 34.18% got placement at top companies, and 4 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a modest 52.73% of the students graduated, of whom 51.25% got placements, and 4 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a fair 52.09% of the students graduated, of whom a modest 29.94% got placements, however, none was selected for higher studies in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
In the Ph.D. research program, a colossal number of 999 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 28 students graduated in 2021, 24 students graduated in 2020, and 25 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 5 LPA each in 2021 and also in 2020, and Rs. 3.25 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 7.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 7.01 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5.9 LPA 2019.
The top recruiters of UCEOU are ACC Cements, ACRI Infotech Pvt Ltd, Aakash Educational Service, Gerab India Engineering Pvt Ltd, Ababil Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Goodrich Aerospace Services Pvt Ltd, Cognizant Technology, Hyundai, CORDIS Software India, Honeywell Technology Solutions, Adobe, Google, Amanda India Pvt Ltd, etc.

Students Diversity at UCEOU Hyderabad

At UCEOU, a huge number of 2027 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 60.58% are boys, a considerable 39.42% are girls, a massive number of 1856 students are from within the state, merely 56 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining 115 students from foreign countries.

Facilities on UCEOU Hyderabad Campus

UCEOU has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, an auditorium, a shuttle service, a swimming pool, a gym, an alumni association, a wi-fi campus, lifts/ramps, etc.

Campus Festivals at UCEOU Hyderabad

UCEOU celebrates MEDITEK as the national-level annual technical festival celebrated in February where a gamut of events on trendsetting technologies in the world are conducted and many colleges around India participated. Besides this, symposiums, conferences, and workshops on every branch of engineering and technology are conducted to create interest and curiosity in the minds of students.


UCEOU is in Hyderabad, which is the capital of Telangana, therefore it has a well-developed transport system. Hyderabad Deccan Railway Station is around 8.3 km away from the institution is available for train travelers and Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is at a distance of 31.2 km away from the institution is available for traveling by air, therefore, students from anywhere in the world can commute to this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at UCEOU

For UG courses at UCEOU: Candidates who passed the intermediate exam or equivalent any other exam recognized by Osmania University with Mathematics and Physics as the compulsory subjects and Chemistry as an optional subject need to take Common Entrance Test conducted by Telangana Government (TS EAMCET) and should pass in this exam for admission to UG courses. Reservations are implemented as per Telangana Government norms.

For PG courses: The candidates who passed the UG degree in a respective stream or a degree in AMIE equal to BE/B. Tech recognized by UPSC as equivalent to BE/B. Tech need to take GATE/PGECET for admission to PG courses, however, admission is given first to GATE-qualified candidates, if seats remain vacant after filling GATE-qualified candidates, then admission is given to PGECET-candidates based on the merit in this exam.

Fee Structure at UCEOU

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 1.49 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at UCEOU, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 5 LPA at top companies, therefore, can earn back this amount within a year.

UCEOU Hyderabad Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: UCEOU has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 59.95%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: UCEOU has a good faculty and better infrastructure and got some patents for innovative research, however, its research and professional practice is not impressive, therefore, it scored 6.78%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: UCEOU has a conducive atmosphere for study and many students graduate at the minimum stipulated time. Therefore, it scored 52.91%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: UCEOU has students from every section and every part of India and the world, and also it has admitted a decent number of girl students. Therefore it scored 50.28%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: UCEOU has a good faculty, better infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, and it is an old public institution, however, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore, it scored 7.45%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

UCEOU Hyderabad got 36.37% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 132.

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