Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering, Nagpur -2021

Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering (YCCE) was established in 1984 in Nagpur Maharashtra in an area of 14 acres in a serene sylvan atmosphere by Nagar Yuwak Shikshan Sanstha, Nagpur to create well-qualified engineers for the betterment of the institution and the nation. It is an autonomous and Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University-affiliated institution aiming to become the most preferred institution to excel in innovation, research, and value-based professional education for society. It is governed by an Academic Advisory consisting of eminent educationists from India and the US. For excellence in education, it was accredited “A” grade by the NAAC, and 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 fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where YCCE gave its reports.

Courses Offered at YCCE Nagpur

YCCE offers a decent number of 12 courses in undergraduate programs and 6 courses in post-graduate programs in engineering science and technology.

Students Intake at YCCE Nagpur

Students Intake
YCCE admitted 1020 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG programs and 133 students in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
YCCE has 303 distinguished professors at its faculty and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:15, that is, one professor is available for every 15 students.

YCCE Nagpur Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
YCCE spent Rs. 2.21 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which a modest 18.96% on the library to buy books, journals, and electronic courses, a significant 54.14% on buying new equipment and software for quality research, merely 3.57% on workshops, and the remaining 23.33% on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 1.91 crores and it was around Rs. 2.99 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
YCCE spent over Rs. 57.33 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a huge 79.23% on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a modest 20.51% on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.26% on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 58.71 crores in 2020 and Rs. 55.69 crores in 2019.

YCCE Nagpur Research Details

Sponsored Projects
As YCCE has distinguished professors and research scholars as its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 1.38 crores through 12 sponsored research projects from 5 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 1.03 crores and Rs. 88.97 lakhs through 8 and 39 sponsored projects from 5 and 6 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
YCCE received Rs. 61.15 lakhs through 48 consultancy projects from 34 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 54.82 and Rs. 47.78 lakhs through 26 and 35 consultancy projects from 21 and 22 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

YCCE Nagpur Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At YCCE, a massive number of 1319 students got admission to UG degree courses and a considerable 76.88% of them graduated, of whom 99.17% got placements at top companies and 172 selected for higher studies in 2021; a significant 81.04% of students graduated, of whom 93.76% got placements, and 205 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a bulky 77.38% of students graduated, of whom 97.13% got placements and 225 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At the PG programs, a huge 93.75% of the students graduated, of whom 93.18% got placements at top companies, and 1 was selected for higher studies in 2021; a significant 90.14% of the students graduated, of whom 95.08% got placements, and the 3 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a bulky 89.83% students graduated, of whom 98.06 got placements and the 3 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
At YCCE, a considerable number of 81 students have been pursuing research studies until 2021, of whom 25 students graduated in 2021, 16 students graduated in 2020, and 21 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 4.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.7 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.4 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 3.9 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.7 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of YCCE are Google, Directi, IBM, HCL Infotech, Capgemini, Oracle, IAF, Infosys, Tata Advanced System services, TCS, Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finance, and more than a hundred companies looking for freshers from this institution to their companies.

Students Diversity at YCCE Nagpur

At YCCE, a massive 4596 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 64.38% are boys, a modest 36.62% are girls, a massive number of 4330 students are from within the state, a decent number of 265 students are from outside of the state, and merely 1 student is from a foreign country.

Facilities on YCCE Nagpur Campus

YCCE has a lot of facilities available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, an auditorium, a swimming pool, convenience stores, a transport facility, banking facility, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to stay and study on the campus.

Campus Festivals at YCCE Nagpur

YCCE celebrates YASH as the annual technical-cultural-sport festival celebrated for 6 days in February where over 2000 students from various colleges and universities participate, and a gamut of technical events, a spectrum of colorful cultural events, and a plethora of sports events are organized to enthrall the energetic students. In the technical genre, events like Lan Gaming, Smackdown, Autocad, Town Planning, etc., are organized to induce the interest of the students in technology and make them well-versed in it, in the cultural genre, events like intercollegiate Fashionista, Futsal, Symphonica, Raazmataz dance events are organized to give a platform to showcase the inner talents of students, and in the sports genre, events, like Box Cricket, Long Cricket, Badminton, etc., are organized to keep the students fit in both mind and body. The main attraction of YASH is Bhairavi where students participate in singing, dancing, and acting events and are exhaled while exhibiting their talents. Besides these, YCCE associates with Radio City 91.1 FM Media and organizes “College Tumhara DJ Humara” which gains a significant attraction among the students.


As YCCE is in Nagpur, the orange city and one of the main cities in India, besides this, it is located in central India, therefore it is well-connected with all parts of India. It has both a major railway station and an international airport for reaching the institution. Both Nagpur Junction Railway Station which is at a distance of 14.5 km away and Nagpur International Airport which is at a distance of 12.7 km away from the institution are available to commute to this institution, therefore students from anywhere can reach this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at YCCE Nagpur

For UG courses at YCCE: Candidates who passed the +2 exam or any other equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with any one of the Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Information technology/Information Practices/Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/Technical Vocational Subjects/Business Studies (or passed in the diploma in Engineering and Technology) with at least 45% marks (40% for backward candidates, economically weaker sections, and specially-abled candidates belonging to Maharashtra state) and obtain a non-zero score in MHT-CET conducted by the competent authority (students from other states need to take JEE Main Paper 1/MHT-CET and obtain a non-zero positive score in this exam) to get admission to the UG course.

For PG courses: Candidates who passed UG degree in the relevant stream with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for backward candidates, economically weaker sections, and specially-abled persons belonging to Maharashtra) are required to take the GATE exam and should get the non-zero positive score to get admission to the PG courses.

Fee Structure at YCCE Nagpur

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 6.55 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at YCCE, 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 one-and-half years, therefore, the burden of paying the fees would be eased.

YCCE Nagpur Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: YCCE has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 56.10%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: YCCE has a good faculty and better infrastructure and got some patents for innovative research, however, it is lacking in research and professional practice, therefore, it scored 7.10%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As YCCE has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time allocated. Therefore, it scored 55.05%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: YCCE has students from every section and every part of India and the world, and it has admitted a modest number of girl students and a decent number of students from outside of the state, therefore it scored 52.36%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: Though YCCE has a decent faculty, better infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs. Therefore it scored 0.74%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

YCCE Nagpur got 35.28% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at 149 positions.

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