In view of the pandemic, the convocation ceremony will be held online and will be presided over by Telangana governor Tamilisai Soundararajan and G Satheesh Reddy, secretary, department of defence, research and development and chairman, Defence Research and Development Organisation will deliver the convocation address.
The 78,395 graduates includes 61,295 BTech students, 5,191 MTech students, 4,793 MBA students, 3,406 B Pharmacy students among others. The university will be awarding 53 gold medals to students for their outstanding academics/research.
Officials said that the university has so far placed 478 students of the JNTUH constituent colleges in 72 multinational companies which includes Amazon, Accenture, Oracle, IBM among many others. “Average salary offered was Rs 4.20 lakh, highest being Rs 23 lakh,” read a press release issued by the university.
The university offers 57 engineering streams. Of the total number of colleges affiliated to JNTUH, 48 are accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council and 46 are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation. The university has received grants from various agencies towards research projects worth Rs 259.3 lakh.