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Jagarlamudi Kuppuswamy Chowdary College

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Jagarlamudi Kuppuswamy Chowdary College
TypeAutonomous Degree College
Location, ,

Jagarlamudi Kuppuswamy Chowdary College (abbreviated to JKC College) is an educational institution in Guntur of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It was founded and named after Jagarlamudi Kuppuswamy Chowdary,[1] who had served as President Guntur district board.[2] The Guntur International Poetry Festival, or GIPF, is an annual literary festival which takes place in Jagarlamudi Kuppuswamy Chowdary College, usually in September[3] attended by poets around the world. It was founded in the year 2008. Last GIPF was held on September 20 and 21, 2019 [4] which was attended by poets from United Kingdom, Poland, India, Maldives, United States, Philippines and Bhutan.



In 2016 the college has been awarded A grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.[5] The college is also recognised by the University Grants Commission.


  1. ^ "J K C College".
  2. ^ Census of India, 1961, Vol. 2, Part 2, Issue 21; p. 19
  3. ^ "Guntur hosts 9th International Poetry Festival- The New Indian Express".
  4. ^ "అద్భుతం.. ఆంగ్ల కవిత్వం". Sakshi (in Telugu). 20 September 2019. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  5. ^ "18 SC 2nd cycle" (PDF). naac.gov.in. Retrieved 18 February 2017.