University College of Engineering Kakinada

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University College of Engineering Kakinada J N T U Kakinada traces its roots back to 1946 when it was originally established as ‘The College of Engineering, Vizagpatnam’ under the governance of the Composite Madras State. Now situated in the thriving port city of Kakinada, the institution has evolved into a sprawling campus spread across 110 acres adorned with mango trees. Governed by the regulations set forth by the University, the college is an autonomous entity that plays a pivotal role in the academic and cultural fabric of the region. Led by the Principal, the administrative and academic head, the college fosters a rich heritage and continues to contribute to the educational landscape of Kakinada.

The day-to-day operations of the college are orchestrated with budgetary allocations from the University fund. The administrative responsibilities are shared among the Principal, Vice-Principal, College Academic Committee, Deputy Registrar, and the dedicated office staff. As a key educational institution, University College of Engineering Kakinada stands as a testament to its commitment to academic excellence and cultural preservation in the fast-developing city.

Highlights

SpecificsDetails
Name of the institutionUniversity College of Engineering Kakinada
AbbreviationsUCEK
Year of Establishment 1946
Approved By All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE)
Affiliated byJawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada
Institute TypeGovernment
Official Websitehttps://www.jntucek.ac.in/
Courses Offered B.Tech
Discipline Offered Engineering
CategoryEngineering College in Andhra Pradesh 
Sub Category Government Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh
Entrance Examination RequiredJEE-Main Exam, JEE-Advanced Exam
Contact DetailsAddress–  JNTU Kakinada Nagamallithota, KakinadaAP – 533003
Email: principal_jntucek@yahoo.com
Contact No- 9667532500

Affiliation, Recognition, and Aid Status

  • Affiliated with:– Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada
  • Approved by:– All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE)
  • Aid Status:- Government

Departments

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • PE and PCE
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Facilities and Infrastructure

  • Library: The college offers a well-equipped library, providing students with access to a diverse collection of academic resources, including books, journals, and digital materials. It serves as a hub for research, study, and exploration of various disciplines.
  • Hostels: To cater to the accommodation needs of students, the university provides comfortable and secure hostel facilities. These living spaces offer a conducive environment for learning, fostering a sense of community among the student residents.
  • Bank: A banking facility on campus ensures convenient financial transactions for students and staff. Having a bank within the premises adds to the overall accessibility and facilitates various monetary requirements of the university community.
  • Important Numbers: The college maintains a directory of essential contact numbers, ensuring efficient communication within the university. This includes emergency services, administrative offices, and other crucial points of contact, enhancing the overall safety and coordination.
  • Health Care: A dedicated health care center on campus caters to the medical needs of students and staff. This facility provides basic healthcare services, first aid, and medical assistance, contributing to the overall well-being of the university community.

Faculty and Staff

  • Highly Qualified Faculty: The institution is proud of its diversified and highly qualified faculty. Professors, assistant professors, and lecturers with advanced degrees and substantial experience in several engineering fields make up the teaching faculty.
  • Teaching Dedication: The faculty is dedicated to providing high-quality education. To provide students with a modern and engaging learning experience, they employ new teaching methods and stay current on the latest pedagogical approaches.
  • Research-Driven Faculty: Many faculty members are actively engaged in research activities, which contribute to the institution’s position as an innovation hub. Their research covers a broad range of engineering disciplines and frequently involves collaboration with industrial partners.
  • Professional Development: The teachers and staff attend conferences, seminars, and training programs on a regular basis to improve their teaching skills and stay current on the newest breakthroughs in their respective disciplines.
  • Administrative and Support Team: In addition to the teaching faculty, the college has a dedicated administrative and support team. They ensure the institution’s seamless running and support both students and faculty members.

Courses Offered

B. Tech Courses

CoursesIntake
Civil Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Petro Chemical Engineering

M. Tech Courses

CoursesIntake
Computers & Communications18
Computer Science Engineering18
Instrumentations & Control Engineering18
High Voltage Engineering18
Machine Design18
Structural Engineering18

Fees Structure

CoursesIntake
B. Tech CoursesWill Be Notified Soon
M. Tech CoursesWill Be Notified Soon

NOTE: The above-shared fees can vary from the actual fees and are subject to change. To know the exact fee structure, candidates can connect with a counseling expert at the Admission Helpline No.  9667532500.

Research and Innovation

AspectDescription
Faculty Research and PublicationsThe faculty at UCE Kakinada actively participates in cutting-edge research within their engineering domains. They publish their research outcomes in reputable, peer-reviewed journals, present their work at both national and international conferences, contributing significantly to the progress of engineering and technology knowledge.
Student Research ProjectsUCE Kakinada fosters a culture of research engagement among students. Under the guidance of faculty members, students actively participate in research projects. This hands-on experience not only develops their critical thinking and problem-solving skills but also prepares them for future research endeavors.
Collaborative Research ProjectsThe institution collaborates with various entities, including universities, research institutes, and industries, to conduct collaborative research projects. These partnerships pool diverse expertise and resources to address larger and more intricate research challenges, enriching the research environment.
Research Funding and SupportUCE Kakinada secures funding from diverse sources, including government agencies, private organizations, and industries. This funding supports various research activities, such as equipment purchase, research projects, scholarships for research students, and faculty development initiatives.
Research Centers and LaboratoriesEquipped with state-of-the-art facilities, UCE Kakinada has established research centers and laboratories. These facilities empower faculty and students to conduct high-quality research across various engineering and technology domains.
Technology Transfer and InnovationUCE Kakinada is dedicated to translating research findings into practical applications and promoting innovation in engineering and technology. The institution collaborates with industries to develop new technologies and products, offers consultancy services to technical institutions, and conducts workshops and training programs for knowledge dissemination.
Outreach and DisseminationTo share its research insights and best practices, UCE Kakinada organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences. These events facilitate the dissemination of research findings and promote knowledge exchange within the broader engineering and technology community. The college also contributes to knowledge sharing through the publication of journals and other publications.

Eligibility Criteria 

Eligibility CriteriaDescription
NationalityIndian Citizen 
AgeAs on 31st December of the year of admission, the candidate should have completed 16 years of age
Qualifying ExaminationThe candidate should have passed the Intermediate examination or an equivalent examination recognized by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana
SubjectsThe candidate should have passed the Intermediate examination with Mathematics/Biology, Physics and Chemistry as the optional subjects or related vocational courses in Engineering and Technology or any other examination deemed to be equivalent by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana
Qualifying MarksGeneral Category candidates should have secured a minimum of 25% of marks in each subject and 45% of marks in the aggregate. SC/ST/BC candidates should have secured a minimum of 25% of marks in each subject and 40% of marks in the aggregate
AP ECET RankCandidates should have secured a valid rank in the AP ECET-2023 and Also has appeared in JEE Main Or Advanced 
DomicileCandidates should be a domicile of Andhra Pradesh as defined in Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Admission to Courses) Order 1979
ResidenceCandidates should have resided in Andhra Pradesh for a minimum of 10 years immediately preceding the year of admission
Physical FitnessCandidates should be physically fit for admission to the course of study they seek.

JEE Main Cut-Off 2023

CategoryCutoff 2023
General90.7788642
EWS75.6229025
OBC73.6114227
SC51.9776027
ST37.2348772
PwD0.0013527

JEE Advanced Cut-off 2023

CategoryMinimum Marks in Each SubjectMinimum Aggregate Marks
Common rank list (CRL)555
OBC-NCL rank list550
General EWS rank list550
SC rank list328
ST rank list328
Common PwD rank list328
OBC-NCL PwD rank list328
General-NCL PwD rank list328
SC PwD rank list328
ST PwD rank list328
Preparatory course (PC) rank lists114

University College of Engineering Kakinada Cut Off 2022

Round 1

Civil Engineering

CategoryEntrance ExamOpening RankClosing Rank
ESMAP ECET
STAP ECET
OPENAP ECET
EWSAP ECET
SEBCAP ECET
OPENJEE
SEBCJEE
SCJEE
SCAP ECET
TFWS (AP ECET )TFWS
TFWS  TFWS

Computer Science Engineering

CategoryEntrance ExamOpening RankClosing Rank
ESMAP ECET
STAP ECET
OPENAP ECET
EWSAP ECET
SEBCAP ECET
OPENJEE
SEBCJEE
SCJEE
SCAP ECET
TFWS (AP ECET )TFWS
TFWS  TFWS

Electronics and Communication Engineering

CategoryEntrance ExamOpening RankClosing Rank
ESMAP ECET
STAP ECET
OPENAP ECET
EWSAP ECET
SEBCAP ECET
OPENJEE
SEBCJEE
SCJEE
SCAP ECET
TFWS (AP ECET )TFWS
TFWS  TFWS

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

CategoryEntrance ExamOpening RankClosing Rank
ESMAP ECET
STAP ECET
OPENAP ECET
EWSAP ECET
SEBCAP ECET
OPENJEE
SEBCJEE
SCJEE
SCAP ECET
TFWS (AP ECET )TFWS
TFWS  TFWS

Mechanical Engineering

CategoryEntrance ExamOpening RankClosing Rank
ESMAP ECET
STAP ECET
OPENAP ECET
EWSAP ECET
SEBCAP ECET
OPENJEE
SEBCJEE
SCJEE
SCAP ECET
TFWS (AP ECET )TFWS
TFWS  TFWS

Petroleum Engineering

CategoryEntrance ExamOpening RankClosing Rank
ESMAP ECET
STAP ECET
OPENAP ECET
EWSAP ECET
SEBCAP ECET
OPENJEE
SEBCJEE
SCJEE
SCAP ECET
TFWS (AP ECET )TFWS
TFWS  TFWS

Petro Chemical Engineering

CategoryEntrance ExamOpening RankClosing Rank
ESMAP ECET
STAP ECET
OPENAP ECET
EWSAP ECET
SEBCAP ECET
OPENJEE
SEBCJEE
SCJEE
SCAP ECET
TFWS (AP ECET )TFWS
TFWS  TFWS

Round 2

Civil Engineering

CategoryQuota Last Admitted Rank
EWSAP ECET
GENAP ECET
GEN  JEE
SCAP ECET
SC  JEE
SEBCAP ECET
SEBC  JEE
STAP ECET
TFWS  JEE

Computer Science Engineering

CategoryQuota Last Admitted Rank
EWSAP ECET
GENAP ECET
GEN  JEE
SCAP ECET
SC  JEE
SEBCAP ECET
SEBC  JEE
STAP ECET
TFWS  JEE

Electronics and Communication Engineering

CategoryQuota Last Admitted Rank
EWSAP ECET
GENAP ECET
GEN  JEE
SCAP ECET
SC  JEE
SEBCAP ECET
SEBC  JEE
STAP ECET
TFWS  JEE

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

CategoryQuota Last Admitted Rank
EWSAP ECET
GENAP ECET
GEN  JEE
SCAP ECET
SC  JEE
SEBCAP ECET
SEBC  JEE
STAP ECET
TFWS  JEE

Mechanical Engineering

CategoryQuota Last Admitted Rank
EWSAP ECET
GENAP ECET
GEN  JEE
SCAP ECET
SC  JEE
SEBCAP ECET
SEBC  JEE
STAP ECET
TFWS  JEE

Petroleum Engineering

CategoryQuota Last Admitted Rank
EWSAP ECET
GENAP ECET
GEN  JEE
SCAP ECET
SC  JEE
SEBCAP ECET
SEBC  JEE
STAP ECET
TFWS  JEE

Petro Chemical Engineering

CategoryQuota Last Admitted Rank
EWSAP ECET
GENAP ECET
GEN  JEE
SCAP ECET
SC  JEE
SEBCAP ECET
SEBC  JEE
STAP ECET
TFWS  JEE

Mock Up Round

Civil Engineering

Quota TypeAllotted CategoryLast Allotted Rank
AP ECETESM
AP ECETOPEN
JEEOPEN  
AP ECETOPEN-EWS
AP ECETSC
AP ECETSEBC
JEESEBC  
AP ECETST
JEEST  
AP ECETTFWS ( AP ECET)
JEETFWS  

Computer Science Engineering

Quota TypeAllotted CategoryLast Allotted Rank
AP ECETESM
AP ECETOPEN
JEEOPEN  
AP ECETOPEN-EWS
AP ECETSC
AP ECETSEBC
JEESEBC  
AP ECETST
JEEST  
AP ECETTFWS ( AP ECET)
JEETFWS  

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Quota TypeAllotted CategoryLast Allotted Rank
AP ECETESM
AP ECETOPEN
JEEOPEN  
AP ECETOPEN-EWS
AP ECETSC
AP ECETSEBC
JEESEBC  
AP ECETST
JEEST  
AP ECETTFWS ( AP ECET)
JEETFWS  

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Quota TypeAllotted CategoryLast Allotted Rank
AP ECETESM
AP ECETOPEN
JEEOPEN  
AP ECETOPEN-EWS
AP ECETSC
AP ECETSEBC
JEESEBC  
AP ECETST
JEEST  
AP ECETTFWS ( AP ECET)
JEETFWS  

Mechanical Engineering

Quota TypeAllotted CategoryLast Allotted Rank
AP ECETESM
AP ECETOPEN
JEEOPEN  
AP ECETOPEN-EWS
AP ECETSC
AP ECETSEBC
JEESEBC  
AP ECETST
JEEST  
AP ECETTFWS ( AP ECET)
JEETFWS  

Petroleum Engineering

Quota TypeAllotted CategoryLast Allotted Rank
AP ECETESM
AP ECETOPEN
JEEOPEN  
AP ECETOPEN-EWS
AP ECETSC
AP ECETSEBC
JEESEBC  
AP ECETST
JEEST  
AP ECETTFWS ( AP ECET)
JEETFWS  

Petro Chemical Engineering

Quota TypeAllotted CategoryLast Allotted Rank
AP ECETESM
AP ECETOPEN
JEEOPEN  
AP ECETOPEN-EWS
AP ECETSC
AP ECETSEBC
JEESEBC  
AP ECETST
JEEST  
AP ECETTFWS ( AP ECET)
JEETFWS  

Counseling Registrations

Step 1: Account Creation

  1. Visit the official website of Andhra Pradesh Engineering Counselling (AP ECET) – https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/: https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/
  2. Click on the “Registration” link and create a new account using your email address, mobile number, and other required details.
  3. Verify your email address and mobile number by clicking on the links sent to you.

Step 2: Registration Form

  1. Log in to your newly created account.
  2. Fill out the detailed registration form. This includes your personal information, academic details, AP ECET rank, and category selection.
  3. Upload scanned copies of the required documents, including your AP ECET rank card, qualifying examination mark sheet, transfer certificate, and caste certificate (if applicable).
  4. Carefully review the entered information and uploaded documents before submitting the registration form.

Step 3: Fee Payment

  1. Upon successful registration, you will be directed to the payment gateway.
  2. Choose your preferred payment method (online or offline) and pay the registration fee.
  3. Once the payment is successful, you will receive a confirmation email and SMS.

Step 4: Confirmation

  1. Check your email and SMS for the registration confirmation message.
  2. Save the confirmation message for future reference.

Counseling Fees

CategoriesFee
OC/BCINR 1,200
SC/STINR 600

Counseling Process

Step 1: Registration

  1. Visit the official website of Andhra Pradesh Engineering Counselling (AP ECET) – https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/: https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/
  2. Create an account using your email address, mobile number, and other required details.
  3. Verify your email address and mobile number by clicking on the links sent to you.
  4. Login to your newly created account and fill out the detailed registration form.
  5. Upload scanned copies of the required documents, including your AP ECET rank card, qualifying examination mark sheet, transfer certificate, and caste certificate (if applicable).
  6. Carefully review the entered information and uploaded documents before submitting the registration form.
  7. Pay the registration fee using your preferred payment method (online or offline).

Step 2: Choice Filling

  1. Once your registration is complete and your payment is successful, you will be eligible for choice filling.
  2. Login to your account and access the choice filling option.
  3. Carefully review the list of participating colleges and courses available for selection.
  4. Prioritize your choices based on your interests, preferences, and AP ECET rank.
  5. Select your preferred colleges and courses in order of preference.
  6. Save your choices and lock your selections.

Step 3: Web Options

  1. Based on your AP ECET rank and choice preferences, you will be allotted tentative seats through web options.
  2. Login to your account and view your tentative seat allotment.
  3. If you are satisfied with the allotted seat, you can confirm it by accepting the web option.
  4. If you wish to participate in further rounds of counselling, you can decline the web option.

Step 4: Seat Allotment

  • Final seat allotment will be done based on your AP ECET rank, category, and choice preferences.
  • You will receive a seat allotment letter through your registered email and mobile number.
  • Visit the allotted college with the required documents, including your seat allotment letter, AP ECET rank card, qualifying examination mark sheet, transfer certificate, caste certificate (if applicable), and original identity proof.
  • Complete the admission process and pay the required fees.
  • Submit the original documents for verification and obtain an admission confirmation letter.

Documents Required

The candidates have to produce the listed below documents in original along with a photocopy on the day of counselling.

  • 10th and 10+2 mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Admit card of entrance exam
  • Scorecard of entrance exam
  • Migration certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Character certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Passport size photographs

Placement and Alumni Network 

AspectDescription
Placement RateUCE Kakinada consistently achieves an impressive placement rate, with over 90% of eligible students securing employment within a year of graduation.
Recruiting CompaniesRenowned companies from diverse sectors, including IT, electronics, manufacturing, and infrastructure, actively participate in campus placements at University College of Engineering Kakinada.
Average Salary PackageGraduates from University College of Engineering Kakinada receive competitive average salary packages ranging from ₹5 LPA to ₹7 LPA. The salary is influenced by factors such as academic performance, chosen engineering field, and prevailing market conditions.
Alumni NetworkUCE Kakinada boasts a robust and actively engaged alumni network. Former students hold influential positions in various industries across India and internationally, contributing to the institute’s reputation.
Alumni AssociationThe Alumni Association at University College of Engineering Kakinada plays a pivotal role in fostering connections among alumni. It organizes events, provides mentorship opportunities, and maintains a strong bond with the institute’s alumni community.

Contact Details

University College of Engineering Kakinada

  • Address–  JNTU Kakinada Nagamallithota, Kakinada AP – 533003
  • Email: principal_jntucek@yahoo.com
  • Contact No- 9667532500

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Frequently asked Questions

Q: What engineering programs does UCE Kakinada offer?

A: UCE Kakinada offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various disciplines, including Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering and Petro Chemical Engineering.

Q: How is the placement scenario at UCE Kakinada?

A: UCE Kakinada maintains a strong placement record, with a placement rate of over 90%. The institute has tie-ups with leading companies across sectors for campus recruitment.

Q: Can students engage in research activities at UCE Kakinada?

A: Yes, UCE Kakinada encourages students to participate in research projects under the guidance of experienced faculty members. This provides hands-on research experience and enhances critical thinking skills.

Q: Are there collaborations with other institutions for research projects?

A: UCE Kakinada actively collaborates with universities, research institutes, and industries to conduct collaborative research projects. These collaborations bring together diverse expertise to address complex challenges.

Q: How is UCE Kakinada supporting faculty research?

A: The institute receives funding from government agencies, private organizations, and industries to support faculty research. This funding is utilized for equipment purchase, research projects, scholarships, and faculty development.

Q: What facilities are available for research at UCE Kakinada?

A: UCE Kakinada has state-of-the-art research centers and laboratories equipped with modern facilities to support high-quality research in various engineering and technology areas.

Q: How does UCE Kakinada promote technology transfer and innovation?

A: The institute is committed to transferring research findings into practice and promoting innovation. UCE Kakinada collaborates with industries to develop new technologies, offers consultancy services, and organizes workshops for knowledge dissemination.

Q: Are there opportunities for alumni engagement at UCE Kakinada?

A: Yes, UCE Kakinada has a strong alumni network, and the Alumni Association plays a vital role in fostering connections. It organizes events, provides mentorship opportunities, and maintains a strong bond with the alumni community.

Q: What outreach activities does UCE Kakinada undertake?

A: UCE Kakinada organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences to disseminate research findings and promote knowledge exchange within the engineering and technology community. The institute also publishes journals and other publications to share expertise.

Q: What are the key facilities provided to students at UCE Kakinada?

A: UCE Kakinada offers a range of facilities, including a well-equipped library, hostels, banking services, and a healthcare center, ensuring a conducive environment for academic and personal development.

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