An IIT Hyderabad 3rd year student, Pichikala Siddharth, allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the 3rd floor of his hostel building on campus at Kandi in Sanagreddy district on Tuesday.
The security personnel who found the boy in a pool of blood at 3:30 am rushed him to Continental hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
The body was sent to Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad for a post-mortem.
The college authorities informed his parents about the incident.
A native of Qutbullapur on Hyderabad's outskirts, Siddharth reportedly sent a mail to his friends and some family members informing them that he had decided to end his life because he was lagging behind in studies and may not be successful in life.
College students said Siddharth used to be aloof and did not mingle with the other students.
Sangareddy Rural Police have registered a case and taken up investigation.