Nagaraju, a fourth year student at IIIT at Basar in Adilabad district, committed suicide by jumping from the campus building of the prestigious institute this morning.
Other students immediately informed the matter to the college authorities who shifted him to a hospital at Nizamabad city.
He died while undergoing the treatment at the hospital.
The student belongs to Gouraram Encha village in Kanagal mandal of Nalgonda district.
The reasons for the student taking the extreme step were not yet known. The police started their investigations into the matter.
However, the students protested before the institute building saying that the student committed suicide only due to the negligence of the officials of the institute.