There are over 100 colleges in India that provide an undergraduate engineering degree or a B.Tech in Farm and Agricultural Engineering. Around 15 of them are located in Andhra Pradesh.
In this regard, the following is a list of a few of the most popular B Tech in agriculture farm engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh as far as their placement records are concerned:
1. Vikas College of Engineering and Technology, Vijayawada:
This is one of the highest-ranked engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh that provide the agricultural engineering degree at the undergraduate level. It also offers one of the best placement records. The entrance exam for this institute is the APICET. Placement packages may exceed 6 lakhs per annum.
2. Dr. NTR College of Agricultural Engineering – Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Guntur:
Around 80% of the students at Dr. NTR College of Agricultural Engineering College get placed annually. The average monthly salary ranges around 30000-50000 rupees. Top recruiters include Tech Mahindra and BKM Industries. Over 98% of the students also land an internship. This is one of the highest-ranked colleges offering an undergraduate course in agricultural engineering.
3. Siddharth Institute of Engineering and Technology (SIETK):
SIETK is an autonomous university in Andhra Pradesh that has recently received the Grade ‘A’ rating from NAAC and it is UGC approved. The admission is only through the AP EAMCET examination. The average salary is Rs 4 lakh for students of this course. It is a private college that is recognised by the UGC. It also provides a postgraduate degree in Agriculture and Farm Engineering.
4. Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, Guntur:
This institute is one of the premier colleges in Andhra Pradesh that provides an undergraduate degree in Farm and Agricultural Engineering. It is UGC-approved and ranked 100 according to the latest NIRF ratings. Top recruiters here include ByCus Therapeutics, Tata Consultancy Services, Epiroc Mining India Limited, Granules India Ltd., Zoho Corp, among others. The average salary ranges around 3 lakhs per annum.
5. College Of Agricultural Engineering, Bapatla:
The College of Agricultural Engineering is one of the oldest engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh that provide this undergraduate degree. The admission is through AP EAMCET. Top recruiters include ITC, Mahindra Tech, Tata Consultancy Services, among others. The highest package can exceed 8 lakh rupees CTC.
6. Aditya Engineering College, East Godavari:
This is a private college that provides a UGC-recognised engineering course in Agricultural Engineering. It is ranked 26th in Private Engineering Colleges by ARIIA recently in 2020. The highest pay package offered was around Rs 6 lakh CTC while the average was around Rs 3.5 lakh CTC annually. Top recruiters include HCL, Infosys, Mahindra and Mahindra, among others.
7. College Of Agricultural Engineering, Madakasira:
The College of Agricultural Engineering in Madakasira is one of the most popular engineering colleges that provide an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Management. Top recruiters here include ITC, Mahindra and Mahindra, to name a few. The highest pay package can surpass Rs 6 lakhs while the average CTC is around Rs 3 lakh annually.
8. A.M.Reddy Memorial College of Engineering and Technology:
This is a relatively new engineering college established in 2007 that provides a great course in Agricultural Engineering for undergraduates. It also offers great placement assistance and over 80% of the students are placed. The highest pay package can gross above Rs 6 lakhs while the average CTC expected is around Rs 2.5-3.5 lakhs per annum.
There are a few other institutions apart from the ones listed above that too provide a degree in agriculture farm engineering. However, the aforementioned list contains the top most colleges in Andhra Pradesh. This is an easy course to take admission in and high performers can land lucrative jobs and placement opportunities as well.