KL University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Bhavishya Thimmaiah Bhavishya Thimmaiah | Feb 12, 2024
Bhavishya Thimmaiah
Bhavishya Thimmaiah

Updated on - Feb 12, 2024

Latest Updates for KL University

  • 17 February 2024 :

    CUET UG 2024 application form is expected to be released by Feb 28, 2024, as per some media reports.

  • 12 February 2024 :

    JEE Main Session 2 exam date 2024 has been rescheduled for Apr 4 - 15, 2024.

  • 31 January 2024 :

    XAT cut off 2024 for PGDM BM and HRM programs has been released.

  • 20 January 2024 :

    XAT 2024 result has been released on Jan 20, 2024, and it will be available till Mar 31, 2024.

KL University admission 2024 is open now. The admission is based on scores in KLEEE (B.Tech), KLECET (B.Tech Lateral Entry), or KLMAT (Management), an in-house KL University entrance exam. The Phase 2 results will be announced soon.

KL University was established in 1980-81 by UGC, MHRD Govt of India. It is a Deemed to be University and is accredited by COA and PCI with an A++ grade by NAAC. UGC, DSIR, AICTE, and the BAR Council of India also recognize it. KL University NIRF Ranking was #28 in the Overall category in the NIRF Ranking 2023.

KL University Guntur offers degree programs in Engineering, Architecture, Pharmacy, Commerce, Arts, etc. Admissions to courses like B.Tech, BA, B.Sc, MBA, M.Tech, etc., are based on exams like KLECET/ CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ ATMA/ UCEED/ Uni-Guage/ CSIR/ UGC NET/ JRF/ KMAT/ KPGCET/ JET/ JEE Advanced/ APICET/ AP EAMCET.

KL, deemed to be a University, presents a high and good quality of education to the students with the help of advanced teaching standards. It is spread across 100 acres and has all modern amenities like sports playgrounds, auditorium, gymnasium, etc. The university is also known for its impeccable 100% placements. In 2022, the highest package offered was INR 55 LPA, and the average package offered was INR 9.7 LPA.

KL University has been long known to provide an impressive course curriculum. Here’s what the students have to say- GetMyUni Verdict.

KL University Latest Events

  • KL Deemed-to-be-University's Chancellor Er. Koneru Satyanarayana was presented with the prestigious Life Time Achievement Award.

Er. Koneru Satyanarayana, Chancellor of KL Deemed-to-be-University, received the Life Time Achievement Award for the philanthropic services rendered through the educational institution on January 18, 2023, from the former Vice President of India Shri. Venkaiah Naidu Garu at a glittering function organized by Lok Nayak Foundation Visakhapatnam. In the past four decades, Er. Koneru Satyanarayana has immensely contributed to the Indian education ecosystem and has played a vital role in transforming the technical education sector.

  • KL Deemed to be University gets a 4-star rating from the Ministry of Education Institution (MOE's) Innovation Council

Dr. G. Pardha Saradhi Varma, Vice Chancellor of KL Deemed to be University, announced that it received a 4-star rating on a scale of 5. It is one of the top 59 academic institutions with the highest star rating of 4 because it scored 85.7217 points out of 100 and a total reward of 88.2024.

KL University Highlights 2024

Koneru Lakshmaiah University Guntur was declared as Deemed to be a university in 2009, UGC, MHRD Govt of India. It is also a Category-1 institute under UGC. The highlights of KL University, such as university type, courses, approvals, and facilities, are mentioned below

Type of University Private
Year of Establishment 1980-81
Approvals AICTE, UGC, MHRD, PCI, CoA, BCI
Certification ISO 9001 - 2015
Accreditation NAAC (Grade A++)
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD
Infrastructure Facilities Hostel, Library, Cafeteria, Labs, etc.
Campus Area 100 acres
Location Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

KL University Admission 2024

KL University admissions for 2024 are ongoing through the official website. Students can register and submit the required documents to enroll at the university. The candidates are selected based on the KL University cutoff. Koneru Lakshmaiah University Admission is based on merit; the University Selection Committee makes the final selection. The step-by-step application procedure is mentioned below:

  • Go to the official website.
  • Click on the Admission 2024- Apply Now tab.
  • Proceed with the registrations and then fill out the application form.
  • Submit the relevant documents and pay the application fee of INR 1000.
  • Submit the form.

Admission to courses like BTech, BA, BSc, MBA, MTech, etc., is based on exams like JEE Main/ JEE Advanced/ AP EAMCET/ Uni-GAUGE/ KLEEE/CAT/MAT/GATE.

KL University Eligibility Criteria

KL Universit Guntur offers numerous courses in multiple disciplines. All these courses have different eligibility criteria and selection procedures. Applications are assessed for basic eligibility, academic results, and other proof of candidates' suitability to their preferred program. The requirements and admission process are mentioned below.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with 60% and above in aggregate.
  • Must be secure 60% and above in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology.
  • Must have a valid score in JEE Main/ JEE Advanced/ AP EAMCET/ Uni-GAUGE/ KLEEE.

Read More: KL University BTech

BCA Eligibility Criteria

  • The Applicant must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with 45% and above.
  • Must have qualified for a written test and an interview conducted by the University.

Read More: KL University BCA

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must have completed a Bachelor's Degree with 55% marks in any discipline under the 10+2+3 pattern.
  • Should have secured rank in KLEF Business School Aptitude Test [KLUBSAT]/ ICET/ MAT/ CAT/ XAT & Personal Interview.

Read More: KL University MBA

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KL University Admission Dates 2024

KL deemed to be a University, accepts the scores of various national and state-level exams and conducts university-level tests for admissions. These include the KLEEE, KLMAT and KLECET. The key dates related to Koneru Lakshmaiah University admission 2023 are given below:

Event Important Date
JEE Main 2024 Session2 Registrations Open February 02, 2024
JEE Main 2024 Session 2 Exam Dates
April 04 to April 15, 2024

KL University Ranking

Top organizations have recognized and awarded Koneru Lakshmaiah University Guntur many times. It has also been ranked in top positions by national and regional surveys conducted by top organizations. Some of such KL University rankings and awards are mentioned below:

Ranking body 2023 2022 2021
NIRF (Overall) 28 54 69
NIRF (University) - 27 35
NIRF (Engineering) 44 44 50
NIRF (Management) 52 47 38
IIRF (Architecture) 39 38 -
IIRF (Engineering) 59 163 -
Times of India (Engineering)
3 5 7
Times of India (Private Engineering)
2 2 2

KL University Courses

Koneru Lakshmaiah University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral courses in multiple disciplines. The courses are offered in a regular and full-time format at the campus. More details about the courses are mentioned below:

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BTech 4 Years
Passed 10+2 + KLEE/KLECEL/JEE Main score
B.Des 4 Years Passed10+2
LLB 3 Years Passed10+2
BSc 3 Years Passed10+2
BCA 3 Years Passed10+2
B.Pharma 4 Years Passed10+2
BBA 3 Years Passed10+2
B.Arch 5 Years Passed10+2 + NATA/KLEEE examination scores
BCom 3 Years Passed10+2
BFA 3 Years Passed10+2
BA 3 Years Passed10+2
PGP 2 Years Graduation+
MFM -- Graduation
MTech 2 Years Graduation+ GATE/AP PGECET scores
MBA 2 Years Graduation+ AP ICET/ MAT/ CAT/ XAT/ KLUBSAT scores
MCA 3 Years Graduation
LLM 2 Years Graduation
MSc 2 Years Graduation
MA 2 Years Graduation
M.Com 2 Years Graduation
M.Pharm 2 Years Graduation
PhD 3 Years Graduation
Pharm.D 6 Years Postgraduation

Read More: KL University Courses 

KL University Placements

KL University placements 2022 concluded with a placement rate of 100%. The university has maintained a hundred percent record of placements for the past 15 years. KL University placement cell conducts the placement drive at the university. It helps students enhance their employability by organizing guest lectures and training related to soft skills and interview skills.

  • The highest package offered was INR 55.6 LPA. 
  • The average package offered was INR 9.7 LPA.
  • KL University placement is 100%, and several programs are designed to hone the student's skills.
  • The University has succeeded in the last 12 years in employing all registered students. It is eligible for placement through its offices across the country.

KL University Top Recruiters

Till now, 201 companies visited Koneru Lakshmaiah University for the placement program. Some of the KL University top recruiters are mentioned below:

Accenture BYJU'S Agastya
Airtel Blauplug Capgemini
ICICI Bank Cure Fit Deloitte
Everest Fair Soft Global Logic
Goldman Sachs Hexaware HCL Technologies

Read More: KL University Placements.

Why Choose KL University?

Koneru Lakshmaiah University presents a good, high-quality education to the students with the help of advanced teaching standards. The university's mission is to assist the citizens of India and the world through perfection in pedagogy, research, applying knowledge, presenting values, spurring creativity, inflaming innovation, and developing leaders who will strive to enhance the present and future generations.

The following features of KL University Gutur make it a good choice to pursue higher education.

1. Ensuring Quality Education

KL University wants to impart quality education and undertake research and extension emphasizing application and innovation that cater to emerging societal needs. The university has an advisory board in every department with top academicians from IITs & international universities and distinguished industry figures.

2. Well-built Infrastructure

KL University's campus size is around 100 acres. KU includes hostel facilities which have 7000 accommodations for both boys and girls. It has over 100 buses for transportation purposes and multi-cuisine restaurants and supermarkets. There are 32 hobby clubs, 21 Technology clubs, and 30 professional societies to promote the overall development of the students.

3. Dedicated Faculty

KL University faculty members are well-trained and educated; many also hold master's degrees. They consistently strive to promote students' progress and personal development. There are around 1200+ faculty members total, with an average of 5+ faculty members per department of various courses.

691 faculty hold PhD degrees. The college has many professors in all departments devoted to their areas of expertise and can offer knowledgeable counsel to students.

4. Research and Innovation

KL University Guntur has 3 Government Funded Technology Business Incubators worth Rs.20 Crores, funding to encourage entrepreneurship among students. The university also has a self-financed Center for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship that provides mentorship and a platform to monetize brilliant problem-solving ideas.

KL University has fostered 125 startups in the past five years.

KL University Infrastructure

KL University has state-of-the-art infrastructure, safe, air-conditioned, well-maintained Wi-Fi-enabled campuses, well-equipped libraries, and special laboratories. KL University facilities are modern and include the Digital Library, Research Wings, Data and Media Resource Centre, etc. Some of the amenities provided by the university are mentioned below:

  • Digital Library
  • Open Reading Hall
  • Media Resource Center
  • Research Wing
  • Discussion rooms
  • Special Laboratories
  • Cafeteria
  • Data Center
  • Transportation
  • Hostel

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KL University Scholarships

KL deemed to be University Guntur students have access to scholarships to avail of financial aid. Students are offered these scholarships based on merit and family income. The types of scholarships that students can avail of are as follows.

Scholarship Description
Merit Scholarship If a candidate scores more than 85 percent in the qualifying exam then the university will give 25 percent of tuition fees. If the candidate scores 60-85 percent in the qualifying exam then the university will give 20 percent of tuition fees.
SC/ ST/ BC/ PH Scholarships Differently abled candidates are given a special fee concession of INR 10,000 per year. OBC candidates are given a concession of INR 5,000 per year.

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KL University Result

KL University results for each phase are released separately on separate dates. The results are released within 1-2 months after the examinations on the official website. KL University students must have 85%  attendance in all valid courses except for LLB, BBA, and LLM. For these courses, the minimum requirement is 70%. Students are allowed to sit in examinations only after they are eligible to this criteria.

KL University Faculty

KL University has a strength of over 1000+ faculty with vast academic experience. They are highly experienced in research and industrially relevant skills. Some quick facts about the faculty at KL University Guntur include:

  • More than 70% of the faculty holds doctoral degrees.
  • The Government of India has awarded twenty-seven teachers.
  • The faculty published more than 12000+ papers in SCI/ SCOPUS indexed Journals.
  • More than 250 faculty are also involved in the Smart Village Program.

KL University Guntur Departments

Koneru Lakshmaiah University Guntur has schools and colleges that care for a particular discipline and field. The university primarily offers UG, PG, and PhD courses for students. Each department is guided by the head of the department to run the system's curriculum in a well-defined way for faculty, and the department has followed it throughout the period. Multiple colleges, departments, and schools of the university are mentioned below.

 Engineering Science & Humanities Architecture
 Management Fine Arts Commerce
Pharmacy Law Agriculture

KL University Alumni

KL University Guntur has a vast network of notable alumni spread across the globe. The alum portal of the university offers a platform for its former students and staff to stay in touch with each other. Some of KL University's notable alumni are

Notable Alumni Profession
Srinivas Avasarala Indian actor
Prasad V. Potluri Serial entrepreneur
Havish Indian actor
Sai Naga Sri Harsha Chittajallu Researcher

KL University Collaborations

KL University has signed MoUs with various international/national institutes that cover visiting faculty, research collaboration, student exchange, etc. The international collaborations are as follows

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institute
USA University of Oxford

National Collaborations

  • NRI Academy of Sciences
  • VARSHA Bioscience and Technology
  • Indian Institute of Science

KL University Highlights

Affiliate University KL University
Institution Type Private
Faculty Student Ratio 1:3
Total Faculty 1257
Year of Establishment 1980
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 18280
Campus Area 43.56
Area (in acre) 101939
Website www.kluniversity.in
Accredited by NAAC-A
Recognised by UGC

KL University Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#28 in 2023 University
#32 in 2023 University
#44 in 2023 Engineering
#52 in 2023 MBA
#173 in 2022 Engineering
#7 in 2021 Engineering
#38 in 2021 University
#39 in 2020 Engineering

KL University Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹9,34,865 4 Years
MBA ₹5,28,889 2 Years
BDes -- 4 Years
LLB ₹3,75,000 3 Years
BSc ₹5,16,667 3 Years
MTech ₹2,54,815 2 Years
BCA ₹5,25,000 3 Years
B.Pharmacy ₹8,00,000 4 Years
BBA ₹8,30,000 3 Years
MFM -- --

KL University Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by KL University

B.Des [Bachelor of Design]

Offline On Campus

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,75,000 (3 Years)

₹ 8,00,000 (4 Years)

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

MA [Master of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,40,000 (2 Years)

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,95,000 (3 Years)

₹ 15,60,000 (6 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,80,000 (2 Years)

M.Pharm [Master of Pharmacy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,60,000 (2 Years)

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,80,000 (2 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,80,000 (2 Years)

₹ 3,60,000 (3 Years)

BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 5,35,000 (3 Years)

B.Arch [Bachelor of Architecture]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: NATA

₹ 13,00,000 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted: NATA

Post Graduate Program [PGP]

Offline On Campus

₹ 13,00,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted by KL University

JEE Main

Result Date: Feb 13, 2024

JEE Advanced

Exam Date: May 26, 2024

CAT

XAT

MAT

Exam Date: Feb 25, 2024

CUET

Exam Date: May 15, 2024

NATA

Exam Date: Apr 06, 2024

GATE

Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

KL University FAQs

When was KL University established?

KL University Guntur was established in 1980-81.

Is KL University a recognised university?

Yes, KL University is a UGC-recognised, Category-1 university. It also has a NAAC A++ accreditation .

Is KL University private or public?

KL University is a private multidisciplinary university.

What is the KL University ranking?

In 2023, KL University ranked at 39 position among Architecture colleges under the IIRF Ranking. In 2022, it ranked 1st in Andhra Pradesh under NIRF Ranking. The 2023 rankings will be released and updated soon.

What type of courses are offered by the KL University?

KL University offers courses at UG, PG, and doctoral levels, in the field of engineering, architecture, business management, and computer studies courses.

Does KL University provide scholarship to its students?

Yes, Students at KL University have access to various scholarship programmes for availing of financial aid. The scholarships are awarded to the students on the basis of their family income and their merit

Does KL University provide accommodation facilities?

Yes, KL University Vijayawada provides accommodation facilities. The university has separate hostels for girls and boys with well-furnished rooms and modern amenities.

How good are the placements at KL University?

KL University offers excellent placement opportunities to its students every year. Placements from sectors like Banking and Finance, Marketing and Sales, Engineering, Information Technology, etc. are given to the students. The highest package offered was INR 56.6 LPA and the average was INR 9.7 LPA.

Does KL University offer distance education?

Yes, KL University offers distance education. The courses include BA, BSc, BBA, BCom, BCA, MBA and MSc. The MCA course is going to be launched soon.

KL University Reviews

Overall Rating

3.5

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Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

23

>3-4 star

22

>2-3 star

15

1-2 star

3

Academics & Faculty

3.7

Placements & Internships

3.6

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities

3.8

Clubs & Associations

3.5

Fees & Scholarships

3

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Keerthanasreemanda Batch 2022 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Jul 06, 2022

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Class 12 with 75%. I took KLEEE and ATIT and got selected from those respective universities. But the fee is 3L -3.5L per annum.

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Akkineniachyuthkrishna06 Batch 2022 PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]
5
Reviewed on May 07, 2022
5 Placements
5 Academics
5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : No, I didn't do any interviews and internships.No, I didn't get a place in any company.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : We have to apply the application in online. No entrance exam.

Academics & Faculty : The met

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Vinith Ammula Batch 2022 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
4
Reviewed on Oct 09, 2019
4.5 Placements
3.5 Fees

Placements & Internships : We have many facilities here like KL Entrepreneur and Incubation Club. Generally by seeing my seniors I noticed that INR 5 lakh per annum is average salary.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : I wrote KLUEEE exam which is conducted by KLEF. I got a ca

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Selva Raj Batch 2018 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Jul 08, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : I have written kl exam and I got selected. No there were no cutoffs.

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Siva Nagendra Koya Batch 2019 M.Tech Civil Engineering
2.5
Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019
2.5 Placements
2.5 Fees

Placements & Internships : My friends are going to an internship in Hyderabad in EIA report Construction company package is 3lakhs.

Fees & Scholarships : The Course Fee is 27500 INR. No scholarships. Loans can be taken by any bank.

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