According to local news report, Prateek, the deceased, who hailed from Delhi was living in a hostel in Rajendra Nagar in Hyderabad.
He was found dead in his room by one of the hostel staff, who alerted the authotiries.
Prateek did his engineering from IIT Guwahati and started working with Amazon in July this year.
The reason behind the extreme step taken by him has not ascertained yet.
The police is investigating the matter.