JNTU is the first technical university in India

JNTU – Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, formed on October 2, 1972, by the Legislature of the State of Andhra Pradesh as the first Technological University in the country. JNTU has been at the forefront for the past four and a half decades in providing quality technical education of relevance. After 36 years of existence, it was made into four different Universities by the Government vide Government Ordinance No.13, dated August 18, 2008, and Act of State Legislature No.30 dated September 2008 and this new University has been designated as Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH).

Massive Infrastructure

Situated in a sprawling 89-acre campus at Kukatpally, Hyderabad, the University now has four Constituent Engineering Colleges, one at Hyderabad, one at Kondagattu (Jagithyal), one at Manthani and one at Sultanpur (Medak district) and 15 other constituent units on Hyderabad campus. JNTUH offers B.Tech. Programs in 24 disciplines and B.Pharm at UG level; Integrated five-year dual degree Masters program M.Tech. Programs in 68 subjects; M.Pharm In eleven disciplines; M.Sc. in 10 disciplines; MCA, MBA and Double Degree Programmes at P.G. level; in addition to the offer of M.S., M.Phil., PhD. Research Programmes in various disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Science, Management and Humanities. JNTUH has 423 affiliated colleges spread over the Telangana State. JNTUH has more than 3.50 lakhs students on rolls. The University has Memoranda of University with many national and overseas institutions.

Courses Offered

The Constituent Engineering Colleges and Units/Schools of JNTUH are offering 21 undergraduate programmes in B.Tech., 47 Postgraduate programmes in M.Tech., M. Pharmacy, M.Sc., M.B.A. and M.C.A., Integrated 5-Year Dual Degree Masters Programme in 10 disciplines with M.Tech./M.B.A./M.S. In addition to this, M.S., M.Phil. And PhD programmes in various disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Science, Management and Humanities & Social Sciences are offered. The University has Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with many National and International Organizations, Universities, and Institutions.

The University offers B.Tech. Degree programme in 24 disciplines, B.Pharmacy, M.Tech. Degree programme in 64 disciplines, M. Pharmacy in 11 disciplines, M.C.A., M.B.A, M.A.M, M.T.M, Pharma.D. and Pharma.D. (PB) programmes in affiliated colleges. In addition to the Constituent Units of the University, JNTUH has 291 Affiliated Colleges. They include 199 Engineering Colleges, 72 Pharmacy Colleges, 20 stand-alone MCA/MBA colleges spread over Telangana State. It has over 3.50 lakhs of students on rolls. Thus, JNTUH has become a major University providing quality technical education in the State.

JNTUH offers a slew of full-time courses such as BTech and MTech with four-year duration, MBA and MCA with two-year duration, B Pharmacy with a four-year term and M Pharmacy with two years duration.


Admissions to regular B.Tech programs are made based on the rank secured in Engineering, Agriculture and Medicine common entrance test (EAMCET) conducted by Telengana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad. Three-year diploma holders, with engineering common entrance test (ECET) ranking, are eligible for admission into B.Tech Programs. Admissions to regular M.Tech. / M.Pharmacy / M.B.A. & M.C.A. programmes in constituent colleges/Units of the University are based on GATE or PGECET/GPAT /ICET ranking respectively conducted by Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad. Admission to MTech / M. Pharmacy /M.C.A. Programs is divided into three categories:

Regular Stream

  • AICTE Scholarship / Stipend will be provided to the GATE qualified candidates.

Sponsored Category

The candidates must have two years of work experience and must be sponsored by the organisation, where he/she is working presently. Non-sponsored (self-supporting):- Preference will be given for GATE and PGECET qualified candidates under non-sponsored category; however, they are not eligible for Scholarship. Admission to regular M.Sc programs will be made by performance in the Entrance Examination conducted by JNT University Hyderabad. Admission to Part-time M.Tech. / M.Sc. / M.B.A. / PGDNT Programs will be made by performance in the Entrance Examination conducted by JNT University Hyderabad.

Candidates employed on regular service basis in and around Hyderabad and having an experience of at least one year after acquiring the prescribed qualification, are only eligible to apply. Admission to External PhD/ M.Phil. / M.S. Research Programmes will be made by Entrance Examination and Interview conducted by JNTUH, Hyderabad. The candidates who qualify in NET / SLET need not sit for the written test.

However, they should get through in the interview process. What is more, admission to all P.G. Diploma programmes (CC * / CCC **) will be made on the basis of performance in the entrance test conducted by the JNT University Hyderabad.   The test will be of one-hour duration consisting of 60 Objective type questions.  Candidates securing equal marks in the Entrance Test will be bracketed for the award of ranking and at the time of admission, age will be taken into consideration, older candidates being given priority.

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