Narasaraopeta Engineering College
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Narasaraopeta Engineering College is an engineering college for higher education in India, located in Narasaraopeta, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Established in 1998, NEC is an Autonomous Institution with permanent affiliation to JNTUK, Kakinada and is promoted and backed by Gayatri Educational Development Society (GEDS).
|Type||Private Autonomous Engineering College|
|Principal||Dr. M. Sreenivasa Kumar|
The institution is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, and has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation and National Assessment and Accreditation Council with ‘A’ Grade. The college is certified with ISO 9001:2008
Narasaraopeta Engineering College known as NEC was established in 1998 by Gayatri Educational Development Society (GEDS) by Mr. Mittapalli Venkata Koteswara Rao, who is an influential philanthropist and industrialist in Guntur District. NEC was the first technical education institution in the Palnadu Region of Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh. In the last two decades, the institute has produced prominent engineers, bureaucrats, and leaders in the region. It has been the centre for innovation, research, and entrepreneurship.
At present, the college is run by a group of educationalists, technologists and industrialists. Mr. M.V.Koteswara Rao acts as the chairman of the college managing committee. Mr. Chakravarthi Mittapalli is the Vice Chairman and Director of NEC Group of Institutions, who looks after the transformations in engineering, technical and professional education. Mr. Chakravarthi has been acting as the key person behind the industry-institute collaboration. It is under his leadership that NEC has been selected for setting up Indo-European Skilling centres for Mechatronics and Industrial Robotics - in collaboration with APSSDC & ARC(Applied Robot Control), Germany.
Narasaraopeta Engineering College campus spreads across 40 acres of land. It is 100Km away from Gannavaram airport. The campus consists of a central library, Hi-tech classrooms with digital projectors enabled to facilitate the students with E-learning, wifi-enabled computer labs, workshops-mechanical, civil, electrical.
Hostels are available for students(A.C & Non-A.C) and faculties along with a guest house, canteens, medical centre, indoor stadiums. The campus has a good cricket pitch of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets. It is 22 yd (20.12 m) long (1 chain) and 10 ft (3.05 m) wide. The surface is flat and normally covered with extremely short grass. The campus also contains a good playground for athletics and various sports.
Nec has 9 independent departments- Mechanical Engineering, Civil, Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics
and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Informatin Technology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Computer Applications, and Basic Sciences & Humanities. Each department has their individual blocks, Head of Departments and facilities.
- B.Tech – Mechanical Engineering (ME)
- B.Tech – Civil Engineering (CE)
- B.Tech – Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
- B.Tech – Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
- B.Tech – Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
- B.Tech - Information Technology(IT)
- M.Tech – Computer Science and Engineering
- M.Tech – Digital Systems and Computer Electronics
- M.Tech – Digital Electronics and Communication Systems
- M.Tech – Power and Industrial Drives
- M.Tech – Thermal Engineering
- M.Tech – Machine Design
- M.Tech – Structural Engineering
- MBA (Master of Business Administration)
- MCA (Master of Computer Applications)
Admission to the Undergraduate programmes
NEC offers seats based on student’s performance in the Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) conducted by the government Andhra Pradesh. However, only 70% of the seats allotted are based on merit in EAMCET while 30% of the seats are marked as Management Quota.
Admission to the postgraduate programmes
70% of the admissions are done on the basis of GATE /PGECET ranks while 30% admissions are management based.
MBA and MCA
70% of the admissions done on the basis of APICET ranks while 30% of admissions are management based.
NEC organises technical and cultural fest every year.The college consists of various student clubs like Photography,Shortfilms,Sports,cultural etc.
Sports events (indoor & outdoors) and cultural activities such as dancing, singing and drama takes place in the college from time to time
Freshers and farewell parties are conducted for both students and faculty separately.
Students run a college radio station where interested students and teachers can participate.
NEC welcomes guest lectures and conducts workshops for student and faculty welfare.
NEC has NSS (National Service Scheme) unit- It undertakes activities like plantation programme, rallies for awareness of various diseases like HIV, Cancer etc.
Anti-ragging team is very active in the college.
NEC is a Microsoft Edvantage Platinum Partner and hosts Microsoft Innovation Centre on campus and has a Robotics & Embedded Systems Center.
Often listed as one of the top 20 B.Tech colleges in Andhra Pradesh, NEC has also received TCS accreditation and is an Infosys – Campus Connect College.
New Mexico State University (NMSU), a flagship research university in Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States signed an MOU with NEC in 2018. As part of the Skill Development exchange program, students of NEC can study in NMSU and can use their research and development cells to learn about advancements in Science and Technology.
- Part of Stanford University Innovation Fellowship (UIF) Programme
- Recognized AP CM’s Skill Excellence Centre
- Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence and Deep Learning in association with BENNETT University, New Delhi.
- Recognized by MSME Business Incubator/Host Institution 2018
- Venture Development Centre (VDC) in association with i2E North Eastern University and APSSDC
- Member ICT Academy
- Recognized Remote Centre by NMEICT – IIT Bombay
- Indo European Skilling centres for Mechatronics and Industrial Robotics- in collaboration with APSSDC & ARC(Applied Robot Control), Germany
- The first Engineering College in the State of Andhra Pradesh recognized & approved as "POLLUTION TESTING CENTER" by RTA, Govt. of AP.