Established In: 1946
Location: Kakinada, East Godvari, Andhra Pradesh
University Type: State University
Recognized By: UGC and NAAC
Contact Details: Pithapuram Road, Kakinada, East Godvari District, Andhra Pradesh 533 003.
Contact No.: +91-884-2300888
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) was initially in 1946 ‘The College of Engineering, Vizagpatnam” at the time of its commencement. It is located on Pithapuram Road, in Kakinada, in the district of East Godvari, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, South India. This particular college immediately became a constituent of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University with effect from 02-10-1972 through an act of legislature along with other sister institutions under the control of the then Director of Technical Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Earlier, these institutions were affiliated to Andhra University. The college has become autonomous in the year 2003. The complete administrative activity is directly overseen by the highest body known as College Governing Council (CGC) which is headed by the Vice Chancellor of the University. This University plays a pivotal role in the advances in the technological aspects of the region. This University has Nine P.G. Programmes and five U.G. Programmes to its credit. It helps largely unemployed under-employed degree and diploma holders in Engineering in order to improve their higher qualifications through its special continuing education programmes provided from time to time. This University also conducts summer schools, workshops, seminars, conferences and symposia of national and international circuit. In this University, there is few collaborative research schemes have been/are being carried out with the sponsorship from CSIR, ISRO, CRRI, BHEL etc.
At present, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada is spread out in the sprawling campus of approximately 110 acres that is filled greenery and mango trees in Kakinada which is a fast developing Port city on the East coast of Southern India. It is to be remembered that Kakinada has a rich literacy, cultural and political heritage passed on through generations. This University is well connected with roadways, railways and airways. It is a few minutes ride from the heart of the city.
The facilities of JNTU Kakinada come with hostel accommodation for about 300 girls and 400 boys, Bank, dispensary, Post-Office, guesthouse, play fields, engineering department blocks, administrative block, canteen, library, laboratories, seminar halls, conference halls, board rooms, modern class-room with advanced teaching equipments, STD booth, Internet Centre, food courts, Photocopy Centre, fancy plus bookstore and many more.
JNTUK Admission 2017-18
The Directorate of admissions of JNTU Kakinada looks after the admission of meritorious students to different types of course in the category of B.Tech with branches in Engineering such as Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Petroleum Engineering. The University also offers the B-Tech Contact and Correspondence Course for in-service candidates and diploma holders.
At JNTU Kakinada, it offers Masters in Technology (M.Tech in branches related to Electrical Engineering – Electrical Power systems (High Voltage), Electronics & Communication Engineering – Instrumentation and Controls, Electrical Engineering – Advanced Power Systems, Computer Science & Engineering – M.Tech in CSE, Electronics & Communication Engineering – Computer & Communications, M.Tech in Nuclear Engg and Computer Science & Engineering – M.Tech in Information Technology. The University also offers Post Graduates Programmes with specializations in Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics.
JNTUK Admission Procedure 2017-2018
The admission procedure of B.Tech courses are done through EAMCET counseling. The EAMCET ranking and +2 marks are taken into consideration. On the other hand, for M.Tech and Post Graduates Programmes, the qualifying degrees final marks and other academic achievements are taken into consideration in the admission procedure. The application for various course offered by this University can be obtained from the directorate of admission by paying the charges related to admission. The filled in application are accepted with the given stipulated time frame only.
JNTUK Exams 2017
JNTUK largely under semester system follows a continuous method of evaluation for internal assessment and external mode for end-examinations. Exams are conducted as the time-table with prior notifications. The hall tickets are given few weeks before conduct of the examination. The exam schedules are fixed as per the academic year. The exam data sheet is readily available for students in the University’s official website and in the notification board in the main administrative block.
The University has a Placement and Training cell with good experienced and highly qualified staffs. Every year a good number of aspiring students are largely provided different kinds of benefits in successfully securing better employment in reputed native and foreign based organizations. The placement cell provides in-house training in interview skills, soft-skills, group discussion and Jam. It has a notification board that is weekly update with local, national and international vacancies that arise from time to time. The staffs guide the students in shaping their career by showing the right path and clearing their doubts and queries.
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada official website: jntuk.edu.in