JNTUA College of Engineering, Pulivendula

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JNTUA College of Engineering
JNTUACEP Entrance.jpg
Yogah Karmasu Koushalam
Motto in English
Efforts are skillfulness in action
Established2006, autonomous since 2013
Location, ,
14°26′58″N 78°14′02″E / 14.44933°N 78.23387°E / 14.44933; 78.23387Coordinates: 14°26′58″N 78°14′02″E / 14.44933°N 78.23387°E / 14.44933; 78.23387

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur (JNTU) College of Engineering (CEP), Pulivendula was established in 2006 as the fourth constituent college of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. It was a part of JNTU-Anantapur until 2013. The college has been autonomous since late 2013.


JNTUA College of Engineering, Pulivendula was established in 2006. The campus is located in Pulivendula, Kadapa District in Andhra Pradesh, India, and is spread across 165 acres (0.67 km2). It has six academic blocks, one administrative building, a central library, four hostel blocks, two dining areas, staff quarters, and a guest house.

The college started its first academic year with five academic branches, including CSE, ECE, MEC, EEE, and BioTech. The first three years saw roughly 300 students enrolled in each branch.


The college is located at a distance of 3 kilometres from Pulivendula town, 70 kilometres from Kadapa (Dist. capital city), 450 kilometres from Hyderabad, 250 kilometres from Bangalore and 300 kilometres from Chennai. Pulivendula is connected by road to all major cities of the region (Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Vijayawada). The nearest railway head is at Muddanur (35 km) with trains connecting to Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Chennai.


The college has a 200 acres (0.81 km2) campus away from the pollution of the city. The academic block was inaugurated on the 25th of December, 2016 and the department was later provided with separate blocks: a total of 6 academic blocks and one administration building. A library, staff quarters, hostel, and a guest house were added.

The college also inaugurated the statue of Shri. Jawaharlal Nehru, after whom the college has been named, first among all the constituent colleges of JNTUA.


The college has infrastructure with open Wi-Fi throughout the campus.[1]


JNTUACE Pulivendula was selected as an "Excellent Technical Education Institution in A.P" by CMAI Association of India.

Courses: Under Graduate

Post Graduate


  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Bio-Technology
  • Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences

Buildings and Amenities on campus:

  • Administrative Building.
  • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Bio-Technology
  • Library
  • Hostels
  • Medical Center
  • Student Amenities Center
  • Sports Complex
  • Canteen

The AP state government has announced that the JNTU Pulivendula campus will be made a constituent college under JNTU Anantapur university called JNTU South[2]

Student activities[edit]

The college has a gym, a playground, a Basketball court, a Hand ball, court, a Hockey field, a Football field, a Ball Badminton court, four Badminton courts, and a tennis court. The extracurricular activities include the branch wise student associations, a student union, and other campus activities such as:

  • STUDENT INNOVATION CENTER( SIC) - A Programming club, to enhance ideas and skills of young programmers ( organized by department of COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING)
  • EPIC(English Programming Innovative Club) - Students Forum in CSE Dept.,
  • LAKSHYA - A congregation of IAS aspirants and other civil services aspirants.
  • GLUGJNTUCEP - GNU/Linux User Group.
  • ROBOGYAN - A Robotic club, To enhance ideas and skills of young engineers.
  • YANTRA - A National level Symposium organised by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering.
  • AASHRAY - A National level CIVIL student's Symposium organized by Department of CIVIL Engineering.
  • Innovation Club - To nurture the ideas from students - cross branch.
  • Photography and Film making Club - To enhance the creative side of students - cross branch.
  • SCINTILLACE- National Level Students' Technical Symposium, ECE Dept.,
  • ECHIP(Electronics and Communication House for Inquisitive Programs) - Students Forum in ECE Dept.,
  • PRAGATHI-a social trust aimed at government schools development-students of all departments.
  • SARVAGNYA - A National level Technical Symposium organised by Computer Science and Engineering Dept.,
  • EEL-A National Technical Symposium Orgainsed by Electrical & Electronics Engineering Dept.,
  • SPARK-A Student Club Of Electrical & Electronics Engineering to innovate their ideas in the stream of electrics and electronics

Student achievements[edit]

  • Md Omais Shayan of ECE Dept., won All India 12th Rank in Gate'09
  • Rama Krishna Reddy of EEE dept, won all India 17th Rank in Gate'11
  • Zaid Syed Makandar Mohammed of ECE Dept., secured an AI Rank of 16 in Gate'14.
  • Damodar Reddy Yekkuluri of ECE Dept., Scored 97.5 percentile in CAT 2013.
  • Naveen Kumar Polakala of ECE Dept., Scored 740 (97 Percentile) in GMAT exam.
  • In EARTHIAN 2012, won an International Environment Sustainability competition held by Wipro, Team JNTUCEP constituting Naveen Kumar, Dheeraj, Vidya and Nikitha were preliminary shortlisted to the final round.
  • V. Pavan Kumar of ECE Dept, Scored 99+ Percentile and joined IIM Bangalore 2014-16 PGP batch.
  • Chimmula Upendar of CSE dept of 2007-11 batch joined in IIM Udaipur, 2014-16 PGP batch
  • M.B Sreevathsa of CSE dept of 2007-11 batch scored 97.8 percentile in CAT-13 and Joined Delhi University MBA-Finance
  • K. Pavani of ECE department successfully cracked CAT and joined FMS Delhi University, 2014-16 batch.
  • Sreekanth Nadimpalli of ECE Dept., Scored 99.7 percentile in MAT Feb 2013 Exam.
  • Gurunatha Reddy G of Mechanical Department secured first prize in NSS university Level debate competitions in February 2014
  • 39 Students of 2014-2015 graduates got selected for Tata Consultancy Services campus placements
  • 13 Students of 2014-2015 graduates got placed in Tech Mahindra


External links[edit]

* JNTUA College of Engineering Pulivendula