Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, was established on 2nd October 1972 by the Legislature of the State of Andhra Pradesh as the first Technological University in the country with a vision to provide advanced learning and excellence in Engineering & Technology, Physical, Applied and Social Sciences through teaching, research, experimentation and practical training and/or by such other means as the University may deem necessary. The mission of the University is to provide the form of education that allows students to spend periods of intramural work so that upon graduation not only do they possess a range of academic learning, but also learn and acquire knowledge for the benefit of the state in particular and the country in general.
JNTUH has been in the forefront for the past 44 years in imparting quality technical education and research. In order to expand its academic activities globally, the University has entered into Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with reputed educational organizations based in foreign countries in addition to National institutions and organizations with a view to sharing its expertise with the rest of the world and other national institutions.
JNTUH has been continuously upgrading its campus infrastructure to meet the requirements of National and International Accreditation agencies including AICTE/UGC. The University has constituted an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) to further enhance the quality of technical education and research.
After restructuring of JNTU in 2008, JNT University Hyderabad is having UGC 12 (b) status, JNTUH School of Information Technology and JNTUH College of Engineering, Hyderabad, has also been accredited by NAAC and NBA, respectively.
Now, JNTUH is ready for the 1st Cycle of Assessment and Accreditation. As a part of the procedure, the Self-Study Report (SSR) has been submitted to NAAC.