Narayana Engineering College

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Priyadarsini Junior College and High School
Motto "శ్రమఏవ జయతే" (Telugu)
Motto in English
Hard work is the key to success
Type Self Financed Educational Institution
Established 1998
Chairman Dr. P. Narayana
Undergraduates 2100+
Postgraduates 300+
Location Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
Areas of Focus Electronics, Communications, Electrical, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Master of Business Administration
Affiliations Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur
Website Narayana Engineering College Official Website

'Narayana Engineering College(NEC)' is an engineering college in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India, run by Narayana Educational Institutions. Established in 1998, NEC provides technical education offering both graduate (Masters) and undergraduate (Bachelors) courses in Engineering and Technology. NEC is affiliated with Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur (JNTUA). NEC has been ranked among the top 50 of all 550 engineering Colleges in Andhra pradesh.[citation needed]

Narayana Engineering College at Gudur, Andhra Pradesh, India, was established in the year 2001 with the avowed goal to build a top level Technical Institution of Excellence that is capable of producing high calibre engineering professionals needed in the nation building. The Institute, affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur. The college offers 4 undergraduate programs and 3 Postgraduate Programs.


From 1998, undergraduate courses offered are Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics and Communication, Electrical and Electronics, and Instrumentation Engineering. Courses in Electronics and Computers and in Bio-Medical Engineering were added later. As of 2010, NEC has a total intake of 480 students per year.


The NEC NELLORE campus is located north of the city of Nellore, 2 km from Muthukur Gate at the heart of the city, and occupies 35 acres (140,000 m2). The campus is mainly composed of three blocks A, B, and C. Block B, in the center, is the Main Block with the administration center.

NEC Central Block

The NEC GUDUR campus is located in the near city of Gudur. It is the Main Block with the administration center. EAMCET code for this is NRNG.


Students are admitted into the undergraduate programmes based on their score in the EAMCET, a Common Entrance Test conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, and into the postgraduate programmes based on their GATE scores based on all India ranking. N.E.C offers the Bachelors in Engineering (BE) courses in:

  • Electronics and Communications Engineering (E.C.E)
  • Computer Science Engineering (C.S.E)
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (E.E.E)
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (E.I.E)
  • Mechanical Engineering(Mech)
  • Civil Engineering(civil)

The Masters in Technology (M.Tech) course is also offered for Computers, Electronics and Communication students. The college also offers Master in Business Administration (MBA) and Master in Computer Applications (M.C.A) courses through its department of management. Postgraduate courses offered by NEC are:

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)
  • Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A)


Engineering curriculum development[edit]

The college follows a 4-year duration (1 year + 6 semesters) with external mode of examination for B.E/B.Tech programmes and a 4 semester course for the M.E/M.Tech programmes according to the norms of the JNTU.


NEC has a study program offered through its departments:

    • Engineering departments
    • Electronics and Communications Engineering
    • Computer Science and Engineering
    • Electronics and Computer Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
    • Information Technology
    • Basic Sciences Departments
    • Physics and chemistry Department
    • Basic Engineering Department
    • English Department
    • Maths Department
    • Department of Management



The central library has about 5000 titles and 45000 volumes, and subscribes to online journals. To help the poor students from Schedule casts and tribes, the college has an SC/ST book bank to provide text books for them.


The Visweswariah Auditorium has 600 seats, and facilities to support international conferences and college activities.


NECTS is a college cultural festival organised by management and students in March–April each year.


The government of Andhra Pradesh has established DKC (District Knowledge Center) also called JKC (Jawahar Knowledge Center) in the state under the campus placement mission taken up by it, which is governed by Institute of Electronic Governance at the college campus and was inaugurated by the then chief minister Dr. Y S Raja sekhara Reddy. The college has received the Award of Excellence from the Chief Minister Dr. Y S Raja sekhara Reddy for securing the highest number of placements in Andhra Pradesh through JKC.[citation needed]


The college administration runs a hostel for accommodating undergraduate and graduate girl's....

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