VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology

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VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology,
Motto Tamasoma Jyotirgamaya
Established 1995
Type Educational and research institution
Location Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Campus Urban

Vallurupalli Nageswara Rao Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology (VNRVJIET) is an engineering college in Hyderabad, India recognized by All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE) and affiliated to the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. It is often referred to as VNR College or Vignana Jyothi Engineering College or VNRVJIET.

As of February 2012, the institute's intake is 780 students towards B. Tech program, 198 towards its M. Tech program and 240 towards its Polytechnic program (from 2009), with 170 dedicated faculty.

All the undergraduate programs in the institute are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) New Delhi, since 2008. The institute has been conferred "Autonomous" status by its parent university - Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Hyderabad. The institute has been selected under the TEQIP funding scheme. The UGC inspection team have visited the campus and awarded "Autonomous" status. VNRVJIET has been made NAAC A Grade (3.21/4).


It was established in 1995 by a registered non-profit education society "Vignana Jyothi". The institute started primarily as an undergraduate college offering coursework towards a B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) degree. In 2003, the institute started offering coursework towards M.Tech (Master of Technology) degree.

ECE, EEE & CSE departments have been recognized as Research Centers by JNTU Hyderabad. VNR VJIET has been selected as "The Best Engineering College" by ISTE AP Section.

Bird's eye view of VNR VJIET

Polytechnic coursework is offered in the following areas (seats in brackets):

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (120)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (120)
  • Mechanical Engineering (120)
  • Civil Engineering (120)

Undergraduate coursework is offered in the following areas (seats in brackets):

  • Automobile Engineering (60)
  • Civil Engineering (120)
  • Computer Science Engineering (240)
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering (120)
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (240)
  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering (120)
  • Information Technology (60 Seats)
  • Mechanical Engineering (120 Seats)

Postgraduate coursework is offered in the following areas (seats in brackets):

  • Advanced Manufacturing Systems (18)
  • Automation(18)
  • CAD/CAM(18)
  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering (18)
  • Embedded Systems (18)
  • Geo-technical Engineering (18)
  • Highway Engineering (18)
  • Power Electronics (36)
  • Software Engineering (18)
  • Computer Science Engineering(18)
  • Structural Engineering (18)
  • VLSI System Design (18)


The institute has a sports complex for use of students. It features a hardwood court for playing basketball or badminton, dedicated rooms for table tennis, cue sports, carroms, chess, gym with showers and locker (cabinet). The college is equipped with a common football and cricket ground, a basketball court, volleyball court. The institute students have won many national events.


The library is located in the ground floor of Vellanki Rama Rao Bhavan having a plinth area of 1500 sq. m. The library holds over 9000 titles, 41,000 books, 76 Indian journals and 782 international journals (including online journals) and 1750 audio-visual materials. The students have access to 32 magazines and 8 newspapers (6-English, 2-Telugu).

The college is equipped with a Digital Library having access to thousands of downloaded articles useful to engineering graduates.

Cultural and Magazine Committee[edit]

The Cultural and Magazine Committee was established in 2006. The committee's responsibilities include conducting the annual three-day cultural event SINTILLASHUNZ, organizing teams to participate in cultural and technical competitions throughout the country, conduct the Cultural and Annual Day and meet regularly to help in all-round development of the students and give a platform for creative outlet.

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