About Us

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada, Kakinada, established in the year 2008, has a renowned history. Founded in 1946 as Government College of Engineering, which spread over 110 acres, became a part of JNTU, Hyderabad in the year 1972 and transformed into a full fledged State Government funded University in 2008. It is the second biggest Technological University in India, having 223 Engineering Colleges affiliated to it. Over the years JNTUK Kakinada Campus has produced highly professional and competitive engineers by infusing greater quality and content into the curriculum and educating the students with appropriate skills in the fields of Engineering, Technology, Science, Pharmacy and Management. Over the years, the JNTUK Kakinada campus has crossed several mile stones in pursuits of academic excellence and has emerged as a trend – setter in the field of technical education. Today it is multi-faculty, semi-residential and affiliating University that reflects the national agenda for higher learning, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada is a multi-campus world class standard State University and is passionate about providing quality learning opportunities with personalized support, delivered by enthusiastic staff, with modern and advanced infrastructure and laboratory facilities. Its reputation for academic excellence attracts students across the Globe. JNTUK Kakinada has signed number of Memoranda of Understanding with number of National and International organizations and Universities. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada, supported by the Government, offers affordable career-oriented technological education. The University delivers its services to international students in the main campus at Kakinada. JNTUK is continuously striving to provide best possible facilities to cater the needs of international students from various countries.

Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) has entrusted the task of conducting the prestigious Entrance Examination of the State “AP EAMCET” to JNTUK for the first time after reorganization of the State of Andhra Pradesh. The APSCHE has instilled confidence and faith in JNTUK for the smooth conduct of the AP EAMCET for 2 times (2015 & 2016) in offline mode and 5 times (2017,2018, 2019,2020 and 2021) in Online mode in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

The Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test (EAPCET) - 2021 is being conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). This Examination is the pre-requisite for admission into various professional courses offered in the University/Private Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

Within the short span of the formation of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK), the University has conducted the ECET (Engineering Common Entrance Test for Diploma Holders) for the consecutive four years successfully for the undivided Andhra Pradesh State, with no efforts left each year in terms of raising the quality.

JNTUK conducted the examination during 2020 amidst Covid Pandemic condition ensuring safety of all the students following safety protocols and conducting extra sessions over the announced ones and could successfully complete the task and could declare results on time.

The innovative examination pattern of the University (JNTUK), introduction of technology in the evaluation process, declaration of results as per deadlines facilitates the AP EAPCET-2021 aspirants to write the hassle-free entrance test. Furthermore, JNTUK decides to host the OMR answer sheets in the University Website at the time of 'Ranks declaration' for more transparency.

Chairman, AP EAPCET – 2021
Shri Satish Chandra IAS
JNTUK, Kakinada.
Convener, AP EAPCET – 2021
Prof. V. Ravindra
Professor of Civil Engineering
JNTUK, Kakinada.
Co - Convener, AP EAPCET – 2021
Dr. N. Mohan Rao
JNTUK, Kakinada.
Co - Convener, AP EAPCET – 2021
Dr. G.V.S.R. Deekshitulu
JNTUK, Kakinada.