Published On : Tue, Mar 20th, 2018

Top 10 Participating Colleges for AP PGECET 2018


Andhra Pradesh is the home to some of the best colleges which leaves the students in dilemma of choosing the best from an endless list. Therefore, it is wise not to leave this kind of planning for the last. All AP PGECET aspirants planning to takeadmissions into postgraduate courses in Engineering, Technology and Pharmacy face a tough time searching the appropriate college. And, the article focuses on the same.

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As the exam draws closer, it is informative for candidates to getdetails of participating colleges for admissions as this being the final goal for most aspirants to gain admission into the best college. Therefore, the rest of this blog is going to focus along these lines; that is best college options that accept AP PGECET 2018 scores for all aspirants preparing for this entrance exam.Below is a list of top 10 colleges along with a short summary of the courses offered, fees structure and placement offers.

1) G.M.R. Institute of Technology, Rajam
The first college on our list is the G.M.R. Institute of Technology, a private college affiliated with the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada. This college is AICTE and NAAC approved, and provides various U.G. and P.G. courses in Engineering and Technology. The M.Tech programs offered here are accompanied with seven specializations. The fees for the M.Tech course comes to Rs. 71k per year.


With regard to placements, this college has a stable record with average salary offers of Rs. 3.5 lakhs p.a.

2) Kakinada Institute of Technology and Science, Godavari
The next college to be included is the Kakinada Institute of Technology. Presently, it is affiliated with JNTU. This private college provides undergraduate and Diploma courses.

The soon to be published AP PGECET 2018 score is accepted here, mainly for M.Tech and M.Pharma course admissions. Some of the specializations for the M.Tech course includes Power Systems, Structural engineering etc.

With regard to college placements, they offer an average salary of Rs. 3 lakhs p.a. to students. However, the fees for both courses (M.Tech and M.Pharm) are the same; Rs. 60k per year.

3) G.Pulla Reddy Engineering College, Kurnool
The third college on this list includes an autonomous engineering college providing both B.Tech and M.Tech courses. The M.Tech course in particular, which is based on PGECET scores comprises six specializations including Computer Science and Engineering, Communications and Signal Processing, Power Electronics etc.

With regard to the course placements, the college has a decent record with 70-80% placements of students every year, along with an average salary package of Rs. 3-4 lakh p.a. The fees for the M.Tech course also comes at an affordable cost of Rs. 67k per year.

4) SagiRamakrishnamRaju Engineering College, Bhimavaram
Moving on, the fourth college to be included here is the SagiRamakrishnamRaju Engineering College. It focuses on excellence in technical education through it’s specially designed B.Tech. M.C.A, M.Tech, M.E., Ph.D. programs. The fees for these courses come to Rs. 62k per year.

Further, the placement record of this college is also worth considering it for applying, with 80-85% placements of students every year. They also boast of stable offers from well-known companies such as TCS, Infosys, and Tech Mahindra etc. Presently, the average salary package stands at Rs. 10 lakhs p.a. which fluctuates yearly.

5) Andhra University College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam
It is one of the top names for engineering education in Andhra Pradesh. Overall, the university provides courses at U.G. and P.G. levels which includes Bachelor and Masters in Technology and Architecture courses.

With regard to the AP PGCET score, this is mainly applicable for M.Tech and M.E. programs at this college. Their placement records are also worth taking a look, with average salary offers of Rs. 3 – 4 lakhs p.a. to students during campus placements.

6) RVR and JC College of Engineering, Guntur
It is a private engineering college affiliated to the Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur.

With regard to their programs of study, the M.Tech program offered here is unique with specializations in CAD, Machine Design etc. GATE scores are also valid for gaining admissions into this program. The fees for this course is Rs. 1.2 lakhs per year.

With regard to placements, the college offers a lot of options with large number of recruiters including Microsoft, Google, and TCS etc. On the average salary front, students are offered about Rs. 3.2- 4.5 lakhs p.a.

7) Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College of Engineering and Technology, Kurnool
Moving on, this NBA accredited college is the seventh best option for AP PGECET exam. It is affiliated to the JNTU and provides both Bachelors and Masters in Technology, along with MBA and MCA courses. However, the fees structure for the course comes to an estimate of Rs. 70k to 90k per year.

8) Prasad V. Potluri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Vijayawada
Prasad V. PotluriSiddharta Institute of Technology is both AICTE approved and NBA accredited, and currently affiliated with JNTU University, Kakadiya.The M.Tech courses offered here comes with four specializations and are based on valid AP PGECET or GATE scores, and has an estimate fees structure between Rs. 50-70k per year.

The placements for this program are alsostable enough for a good start with average salary packages of Rs. 4 lakhs p.a. Few popular recruiters that visit this campus include Amazon, IBM, Idea, HDFC bank, Airtel etc.

9) Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering and Technology, Chittoor
This next engineering college is affiliated to the JNTU University, Anantapur. With regard to courses, one can join M.Tech program this year through AP PGECET 2018 scores. This program gives a total of five specializations as options to the students.

Their placements records are also decent enough to attract prospective students with average salary packages of Rs. 3.5-4.5 lakhs p.a. and highest salary package of Rs. 7.5 lakhs p.a. However, this may fluctuate on a yearly basis.

10) SreeVidyanikethan Engineering College, Rayalaseema
Lastly, SreeVidyanikethan Engineering College is the last college to be included in this list for AP PGECET 2018 participating colleges. This college is quite known for it’s engineering programs at both the U.G. and P.G. level. In case of P.G. courses, the M.Tech program offered here comes with seven specializations, mainly, Software Engineering., Communication Systems, and Computer Science etc. The fees structure for the same is Rs. 65k per year.

With regard to the course placements, the students are offered Rs. 3.5 lakhs p.a. on an average whereas the highest package can sometimes go upto Rs. 5 lakhs p.a.

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