Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University was originally âThe College of Engineering, Vizagpatnamâ at the time of its establishment in 1946. It is now a sprawling campus of 110 acres, green with mango trees in the fast developing Port city of Kakinada, East coast of peninsula India. Kakinada has a rich political literacy and cultural heritage passed on through generations This college became a constituent of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University w.e.f 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, it was affiliated to Andhra University. In the year 2003 the college has become autonomous.
The Directorate of Academic and Planning (DAP) is headed by the Director and assisted by the other staff. It looks after the Academic and planning works of the entire University which include preparation of Academic calendar, Constitution of board of studies in various disciplines, conduct of BOS meetings, Revision of curriculum syllabi and Academic regulations from time to time for UG and PG. Correspondence with MHRD, UGC, AICTE, DST and other agencies for recognition of UG and PG programs, Scholarships, sanction and release of project funds and grants is taken care of by this Directorate. The Directorate initiates execution and monitoring of Memorandum of Understanding (MOUâS) with International and National Universities, Institutions, Industries and other Private Organizations. It also processes the clearance of the purchase of equipment/ furniture/ syllabi books and other stationery requirements of various Constituent colleges and units of JNTUK by conducting University purchase committee meetings. View more >>