The NorthCap University, Gurugram – 2021

The NorthCap University (NCU) came into existence in 2009 as a private university in Sector 23-A Gurugram Haryana from an Engineering and Management College (ITM) by an act of the Legislature of the State of Haryana and accorded UGC approval with a vision of being known as a university of excellence for innovative research with excellent academic and social outcomes and create pride alumni and prosperous society. It was established by the Educate India Society that was established in 1996.

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 NCU gave its reports.

Courses Offered at NCU Gurugram

NCU offers merely 13 courses in undergraduate programs and 13 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at NCU Gurugram

Students Intake
NCU admitted 420 students in 2021, 330 students in 2020 and 300 students in 2019 at UG programs, and 36 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
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NCU has 125 distinguished professors at its faculty; the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:12, that is, one professor is available for every 12 students.

NCU Gurugram Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
NCU spent Rs. 3.2 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which a modest 20% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, 18.65% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 13.5% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining a half 47.85% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 2.31 crores and it was around Rs. 4 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
NCU spent over Rs. 43.4 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a considerable 59.1% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a modest 39.58% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 1.32% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 41.3 crores in 2020 and Rs. 47.27 crores in 2019.

NCU Gurugram Research Details

Sponsored Projects
As NCU has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 2.4 lakhs through the 2 sponsored research projects from 1 company in 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 20 and Rs. 8.9 lakhs through 4 and 6 sponsored research projects from 2 companies each, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
NCU received Rs. 15 lakhs through 9 consultancy projects from the same number of 9 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 7.5 and Rs. 9 lakhs through 8 and 11 consultancy projects from 8 and 6 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

NCU Gurugram Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At NCU, 637 students got admitted to UG degree courses and 90.58% of them graduated, of whom 83.05% got placements at top companies, and 105 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 92.98% of students graduated, of whom 88.77% got placements and 50 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 93.97% of students graduated, of whom 96.34% got placements and 89 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programs, 75% of students graduated, of whom 33.33% got placements at top companies and 6 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 50% of students graduated, of whom all got placements, and the remaining 6 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 89.65% of students graduated, of whom 84.61% got placements, and 4 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, 87 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 7 students graduated in 2021, and 6 and 7 students graduated in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 3.85 LPA in 2021 and Rs. 3.6 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 4 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4.25 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 4.5 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of the NCU are Accenture, Cognizant, TCS, Maruti Suzuki, Lido, Intel, HDFC, Gen X, Appstar, Urban Clap, Decimal, etc.

Students Diversity at NCU Gurugram

At NCU, 1593 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 78.28% are boys and 21.72% are girls, a considerable 959 students are from within the state, 620 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining 14 students are from foreign countries.

Facilities at NCU Gurugram Campus

NCU has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, hospitals, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, auditorium, banks, a moot court, a/c classrooms, wi-fi campus, shuttle service, convenience stores, lifts/ramps, etc.

Campus Festivals on NCU Gurugram

MOMENTUM is the annual cultural festival of NCU celebrated for five days offers an excellent barrage of opportunities to the students in recreational, creative, and cultural activities to excel technically as well as culturally. Packing with a number of cultural, technical, and literary competitions such as Debates, Group Discussions, Fashion Show, Quiz Programmes, Poetry Recitation, Singing Competition, Musical Performance by popular artists, JAM Sessions, dramatics, indoor and outdoor sports, dance competitions, etc., and awarding the winners with prize money, medals, and certificates makes the unforgettable moment in the students’ life. This festival provides ample opportunities for students to develop soft skills like oral and written communications, and make them ordinary students to culturally cultivable students.


NCU is in Gurugram, an IT city of Haryana and the adjacent city of New Delhi the capital of India, therefore, it has a world-class transport system. It has both a railway station and an airport for travelers. Both the New Garhi Harsaru Junction is around 19.2 km away and Indira Gandhi International Airport is around 14.7 km away from the institution are available to commute, so students from anywhere can commute to this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at NCU Gurugram

For UG courses at NCU: Candidates who should pass the +2 exam in English medium from the CBSE board or any other equivalent recognized board with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the science stream (PCME) are eligible to apply, however, admission is based on the merit in the +2 exam with JEE or any other national level entrance exam score. In case, seats still remain vacant after exhausting the above-mentioned criteria, then seats may be filled based on the aptitude test – NCU EET subjects to meet the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned.

For PG courses: Candidates should have a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent on the CGPA scale in the respective stream are eligible to apply, however, the selection is based on merit.

Fee Structure at NCU Gurugram

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 10.4 lakhs as the total fees for UG courses at NCU, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 3.85 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within three years.

NCU Gurugram Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: NCU has a good faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 60.36%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: NCU has some distinguished professors and research scholars, however, it scored 12.71%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As NCU has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 56.83%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: NCU has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, so it scored 51.32%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: NCU has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, so it scored 8.07%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

NCU Gurugram got 39.23% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 97.

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