Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT) was established in 1994 by Shri Jain Narain Chouksey under the aegis of H. K. Kalchuri Education Trust in Bhopal Madhya Pradesh in a sprawling area of 50 acres in the perfect placid atmosphere to produce skilled manpower with the highest quality to cope with new challenges that arise in the field of science & technology. It is a private institution affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, and its programs are accredited by the NBA, and all of its courses are approved by the AICTE.
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 LNCT gave its reports.
Students Intake at LNCT
LNCT admitted a huge number of 1140 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG programs and a significant number of 180 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
LNCT has 339 distinguished professors at its faculty and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:13, that is, one professor is available for every 13 students.
LNCT Annual Expenditures
LNCT spent Rs. 5.76 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 13.79% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a considerable 31.38% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, a decent 13.94% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 40.89% spent on the creation of capital assets. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 5.45 crores and it was around Rs. 6.23 crores in 2019.
LNCT spent over Rs. 40.04 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 61.08% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 38.52% spent on maintaining academic infrastructure, and the remaining barely 0.4% spent on Seminars/Workshops/Conferences. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 36.77 crores in 2020 and Rs. 31.16 crores in 2019. The spending as the operational expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
LNCT Research Details
As LNCT has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 18 lakhs through 6 sponsored research projects from 1 company in 2021, however, it didn’t work on any sponsored projects in the last two years.
As LNCT 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. 11.25 lakhs through 14 consultancy projects from 9 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 9.75 and Rs. 7.25 lakhs through 20 and 7 consultancy projects from 9 and 6 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
LNCT Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
At LNCT in UG graduations, a huge number of 1170 students got admission to UG degree courses and a massive 93.76% of them graduated, of whom 88.94% got placements at top companies, and 166 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a bulky 85.01% of students graduated, of whom 93.44% got placements and 217 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a significant 87.08% of students graduated, of whom 85.12% got placements and 198 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At LNCT in PG graduations, a considerable 71.11% of students graduated, of whom 82.98% got placements at top companies, and 2 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a decent 63.04% of the students graduated, of whom 60% got placements, and 2 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a significant 87.88% of the students graduated, of whom all 55.55% got placement and the remaining 6 were selected for higher studies 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 4 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.25 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 3 LPA each in 2021 and also in 2020 and Rs. 2.8 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of LNCT are Amazon, Google, Infosys, Cognizant, Wipro, TCS, Mahindra, HCL, Sysco, SAP, Capgemini, Samsung, etc., who are looking for freshers at this institution for their companies.
Students Diversity at LNCT
At LNCT, a massive number of 4491 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 72.52% are boys and a decent 27.48% are girls, 2434 students are from within the state, and 2057 students are from other states.
Facilities on LNCT Campus
LNCT has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, digital classrooms, cafeterias, an auditorium, alumni associations, a transport facility, IT infrastructure, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to utilize.
Campus Festivals at LNCT
LNCT celebrates YUVANAH as the annual techno-cultural festival for three days in March where a spectrum of colorful events and a barrage of technical events such as Robotic Workshop, sixth-sense workshop, Auto designing Workshop, Matlab Workshops, Coding, Dance Mania, Indore Got Talent, etc., are organized to make students enthralled by arts and extra-curricular events and well-versed in current trending technologies.
As LNCT is in Bhopal the capital city of Madhya Pradesh and one of the major cities in central India, therefore it has a major railway station along with an international airport. Both Bhopal Junction Railway Station which is at a distance of 13.4 km away and Raja Bhoj International Airport which is around 23.9 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 LNCT
For UG Course: Candidates who passed or appeared in the 10+2 exam or equivalent any other exam thereto with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects along with any one of the Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subjects with 45% marks (40% for SC/ST/OBC (excluding Creamy Layer) belonging to Madhya Pradesh) need to take and clear JEE (Main) for admission to UG courses at this institution.
For PG Course: Candidates who passed the UG degree course approved by the AICTE in the respective stream with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/OBC (excluding Creamy Layer) belonging to Madhya Pradesh) are eligible to get admission to PG courses at this institution, however, admission is given based on merits in the qualifying exams.
Fee Structure at LNCT
The student needs to pay approximately Rs. 3.6 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at LNCT, 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 a year.
LNCT Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning, and Resources: LNCT has a good faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research, therefore it scored 51.79%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: LNCT has some distinguished professors and research scholars and has filed a few patent applications, however, it lacks in research and professional practice. Therefore it scored 1.86%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As LNCT has a conducive atmosphere for study, a considerable number of students have graduated at the minimum stipulated time and have got placements at top companies at the campus interview. Therefore it scores 57.61%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: LNCT has students from every section and every part of India and has admitted a modest number of girl students, therefore it scored 55.45%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: LNCT has a good faculty, good infrastructures, a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are fair, however, it has not yet got much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs. Therefore it scored 0.74%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.