Sri Krishna College of Technology (SKCT) was established in 1985 in Kovaipudur Coimbatore Tamilnadu in an area of 52 acres in a tender tenacious atmosphere at the foot-hill of the Western Ghats. It is an autonomous private institution promoted by the Sri Krishna Group of Institutions that provides excellent education through collaborative as well as unique education methods. It is an Anna University-affiliated institution whose 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 fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where SKCT gave its reports.
Students Intake at SKCT Coimbatore
SKCT admitted 960 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG programs and 108 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
SKCT has 314 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 22.61% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:11, that is, one professor is available for every 11 students.
SKCT Coimbatore Annual Expenditures
SKCT spent Rs. 10.9 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which a modest 8.89% spent on the library to buy books, journals, and electronic sources, a considerable 42.93% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 8.81% spent on workshops, and the remaining 39.37% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 8.46 crores and it was around Rs. 7.24 crores in 2019. The spending of capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
SKCT spent over Rs. 64.7 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 45.11% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 50.38% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 4.51% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 48.7 crores in 2020 and Rs. 44.1 crores in 2019. The spending of operational expenditure has also been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
SKCT Coimbatore Research Details
As SKCT has good faculties and research scholars, better infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, it was able to file a considerable number of 26, 29, and 37 patent applications in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively, however, it got merely 1 patent in 2019.
As SKCT has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 1.01 crores through 23 sponsored research projects from the same number of 23 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 79.6 and Rs. 92.9 lakhs through 15 and 22 sponsored projects from 15 and 7 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
SKCT received Rs. 76.3 lakhs through 84 consultancy projects from 62 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 56.5 and Rs. 96.1 lakhs through 52 and 27 consultancy projects from 41 and 21 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
SKCT Coimbatore Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
At SKCT, a massive 974 students got admitted to UG degree courses and a huge 93.43% of them graduated, of whom all got placements at top companies and the remaining 46 went for higher studies in 2021; a whopping 91.41% of students graduated, of whom 98.07% got placements, and 85 were went for higher studies in 2020; and a massive 94.93% of students graduated, of whom 93.85% got placements and 140 were went for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At the PG programs, a massive 96.87% of students graduated, of whom all got placements at top companies and none was went for higher studies in 2021; all of the students graduated, of whom 90.91% got placements, and 2 were went for higher studies in 2020; and all students got graduated and all of them got placements and the remaining 1 student went for higher studies in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
In the Ph.D. research program, a considerable number of 107 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 7 students graduated in 2021, 10 students graduated in 2020, and 5 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 4.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4.1 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 4.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.8 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.6 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of SKCT are Amazon, Cognizant, Wipro, Accenture, American Megatrends, Asahi India Glass Ltd., Infoview, Huawei, etc., who are recruiting fresh graduates from SKCT.
Students Diversity at SKCT Coimbatore
At SKCT, a huge number of 3591 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 73.41% are boys, a modest 26.59% are girls, a massive number of 3209 students are from within the state, and a modest number of 382 students are from outside of the state.
Facilities on SKCT Coimbatore Campus
SKCT has a lot of facilities available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, an auditorium, IT infrastructures, an alumni association, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to stay and study on the campus.
Campus Festivals at SKCT Coimbatore
SWARAJATHI is the annual cultural festival celebrated in April where a spectrum of cultural events such as singing, dancing, solo performances, etc., are organized to bring out the inner talent of the students and enthrall them on that memorable day, moreover, symposiums, conferences, and workshops on various topics in every department in engineering and technology are conducted to create interest and make them familiar with trending technologies.
SKCT is in Coimbatore, the industrial city of Tamilnadu and one of the main cities in India, therefore it has a major railway station and an international airport along with a good transport system in the city. Both Coimbatore Junction Railway Station which is around 11.4 km away and Coimbatore International Airport which is around 22.3 km away from the institution are available to commute to this institution, therefore, students from anywhere in the nation and the world can commute to this institution easily.
How to Get Admission at SKCT Coimbatore
For UG courses at SKCT: Candidates who passed the +2 exam (or passed the vocational group in engineering) or any other equivalent exam with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry (vocational theory and practical) with at least 50% (45% for BC, 40% for MBC, and 35% for SC/SCA/ST) in these subjects altogether and should register for the TNEA counseling, and the selection is based on the merit in the qualifying exams in these three subjects and short-listed candidates are advised to participate in this counseling.
For PG courses: Candidates who passed UG degree in the relevant stream with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved candidates) need to take the TANCET/GATE exam, after that, they have to register for the TNCA counseling for admission to PG courses, and admission is given based on the merit.
Fee Structure at SKCT Coimbatore
Students need to pay approximately Rs. 2 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at SKCT, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 4.5 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within a year.
SKCT Coimbatore Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning, and Resources: SKCT has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 54.45%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: SKCT has a good faculty and better infrastructure and it was able to file a considerable number of patent applications and got a patent, however, its research and professional practice is not impressive, therefore, it scored 8.12%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As SKCT has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduate at the minimum stipulated time. Therefore, it scored 60.34%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: SKCT has students from every section and every part of India, moreover, it admitted a modest number of girl students, so it scored 47.44%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: Though SKCT has a decent faculty, better infrastructure, a conducive atmosphere, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore it scored merely 3.56%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.