KIET Group of Institutions, Ghaziabad – 2021

KIET Group of Institutions (KIET) was established in 1998 by the Krishna Charitable Society as a private institution in Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh near New Delhi in an area of 18.2 acres in a serene atmosphere to create technically competent professionals who can serve for the betterment of industry and society. It is accredited with an “A+” grade by the NAAC, affiliated with A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, approved by the AICTE for its courses, and accredited by the NBA for nine UG courses. It was started in humble background with 360 students, now, it has reached a student strength of over 6500.

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 KIET gave its reports.

Courses Offered at KIET Ghaziabad

KIET offers a considerable number of 10 courses in undergraduate programs and 2 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science and technology.

Students Intake at KIET Ghaziabad

Students Intake
KIET admitted a huge number of 1320 students in 2021, 1200 students in 2020, and 1020 students in 2019 at UG programs, and it admitted a modest number of 63 students in 2021 and 72 students in 2020 at PG programs.
KIET has 316 distinguished professors at its faculty and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:15, that is, one professor is available for every 15 students.

KIET Ghaziabad Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
KIET spent Rs. 7.16 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 10.93% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a considerable 45.71% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, barely 1.72% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 41.64% spent on the creation of capital assets. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 7.49 crores and it was around Rs. 5.24 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
KIET spent over Rs. 49.49 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 67.38% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a decent 32.32% spent on maintaining academic infrastructure, and the remaining barely 0.3% spent on Seminars/Workshops/Conferences. Spending as operational expenditures were Rs. 45.82 crores in 2020 and Rs. 40.78 crores in 2019. The spending of operational expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

KIET Ghaziabad Research Details

Sponsored Projects
As KIET has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 2.49 crores, Rs. 3.33 crores, and Rs. 87.05 lakhs through 11, 9, and 3 sponsored research projects from 6, 6, and 3 companies in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
As KIET has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, big companies are willing to get a consultation at this institution for their projects, and therefore, it received Rs. 11 lakhs through 2 consultancy projects from the same number of 2 companies in 2021, and received Rs. 19.99 and Rs. 20.34 lakhs through 5 consultancy projects each from the same number of every 5 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

KIET Ghaziabad Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At KIET, a massive number of 1123 students got admission to UG degree courses and a bulky 90.74% of them graduated, of whom 77.96% got placements at top companies, and 7 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a huge 92.46% of students graduated, of whom 70.75% got placements and 38 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a whopping 94% of students graduated, of whom 72.93% got placements and 54 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At KIET, a modest 66.67% of them graduated, of whom 100% (1 student) got placement who attended the campus interview at a top company, and the remaining 1 was selected for higher studies in 2021; a decent 66.67% of the students graduated, of whom 12.5% (1 student) got placements who attended the campus interview, however, none was selected for higher studies in 2020; nonetheless, no one got admitted in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
In the Ph.D. research program, merely 21 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 4 students graduated in 2021 and 1 student graduated in 2019, however, none graduated in 2020.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 4 LPA each in 2021 and also in 2020 and Rs. 3.3 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 3.6 LPA in 2021 and Rs. 3.8 LPA in 2020.
The top recruiters of KIET are Samsung R&D, Capgemini, TCS, Innodata, Infosys, Newgen, DLT Lab, Bajaj Allianz, Cognizant, ConsultAdd, NEC Technologies, Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd., CertyBox, Research Panel, etc., looking for fresh graduates for their companies.

Students Diversity at KIET Ghaziabad

At KIET, a huge number of 4650 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 80.84% are boys and 19.16% are girls, a massive number of 4403 students are from within the state, and the remaining 247 students are from other states.

Facilities on KIET Ghaziabad Campus

KIET has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, convenience stores, IT infrastructure, a wi-fi campus, an auditorium, alumni associations, guest rooms, transport facilities, banking facilities, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to utilize.

Campus Festivals at KIET Ghaziabad

KIET celebrates PRASTUTI as an inter-collegiate annual cultural festival for two days in April where a spectrum of colorful cultural events and extracurricular activities such as Solo singing, Solo dance, Foot lose, Group dance, Photography, Faceoff, Open mic, Band war, Skit, Nukkad Natak, Flashmob, Group singing, Kavi Sammelan, Fashion show, Fun events, etc., are organized to enthrall the students and ward off the boredom. Besides this, many technical symposiums, webinars, and industrial visits are organized to make students well-versed in current trending technologies, and notable personalities from academia and industry professionals come to the institution and deliver their lectures on technology and entrepreneurship.


As KIET is in Ghaziabad, one of the important cities in Uttar Pradesh which is close to New Delhi, therefore it has all the transport infrastructure that New Delhi has like a metro railway, a few major railway stations, and an international airport. Both Ghaziabad Junction Railway Station which is at a distance of 15.7 km away and Indira Gandhi International Airport which is around 58.1 km away from the institution are available to reach the institution, therefore students from anywhere can commute to this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at KIET Ghaziabad

For UG Course: Candidates who passed the +2 exam or equivalent to any other recognized exam with qualifying criteria recommended by JEE (Main) need to take and clear the JEE (Main) exam to get admission to the 85% of seats in UG courses, and remaining 15% seats belong to management quota are filled based on merits in written test and personal interview after selecting the meritorious candidates based on marks obtained in the +2 exam in PCM.

For PG Course: The candidates who passed the UG degree in the respective stream need to take and clear the entrance test conducted by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (Dr. APJAKTU), and the final selection is based on the counseling conducted by Dr. APJAKTU. For the management quota, candidates need to take and clear the PG admission test to get admission to the PG courses, however, candidates who have valid GATE scores are exempted from attempting the entrance test.

Fee Structure at KIET Ghaziabad

The student needs to pay approximately Rs. 4.65 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at KIET, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 4 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount in one-and-half years.

KIET Ghaziabad Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: KIET has a good faculty and modest infrastructure for innovative research, therefore it scored 57.83%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: KIET has some distinguished professors and research scholars, however, it lacks in research and professional practice. Therefore it scored 4.54%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As KIET has a conducive atmosphere for study, a significant number of students have graduated at the minimum stipulated time and a considerable number of students have got placements at top companies at the campus interview. Therefore it scores 53.35%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: KIET has students from every section and every part of India, however, it has admitted a few students from other states. Therefore it scored 44.67%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: KIET has a good faculty, good infrastructures, a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it has not yet got much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs. Therefore it scored 0% in this segment, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

KIET Ghaziabad got 33.85% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 176.

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