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Directorate of Institute of Science and Technology

JNTUH Institute of Science and Technology

In 1989 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University established a number of Centers for Excellence to form a strong academic nucleus. They started functioning from 1991 under the Institute of Science and Technology (IST). IST was located in the heart of the twin cities of Hyderabad & Secunderabad. Now being located in the Campus which is also the Head quarters of JNT University, IST enjoys certain facilities. As any Technological upgradation within J.N.T.U. starts with IST. The location of the campus provides an academic environment and promotes learning. Centre for Biotechnology Centre for Environment, Centre for Nano science and Technology, Centre for Pharmaceutical sciences, Centre for Spatial Information Technology, Centre for Water Resources are the constituent units of the institution. The basic thrust of these Centers is in the emerging areas of research and education in the fields of Engineering, Technology and Applied Sciences of interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary character.
 
Centres in IST :
Academic / Research Centres:
Centre for Biotechnology (CBT)
bullet Centre for Chemical Sciences & Technology (CCST)
bullet Centre for Environment (CEN)
bullet Centre for Earth, Atmosphere & Weather Modification Technology (CEA & WMT)
bullet Centre for Nano Science and Technology (CNST)
bullet Centre for Pharmaceutical Sciences ( CPS )
bullet Centre for Spatial Information Technology (CSIT)
bullet Centre for Water Resources (CWR)

Research Centres:
Centre for Alternative Energy Options(CAEO)
bullet Centre for Innovative Reasearch (CIR)

Essential Objectives of IST:
bullet To offer Post-Graduate and Research programmes leading to MTeCh, MSc. , M.Phil., MS and Ph.D., degrees in the latest technological thrust areas
   
bullet To promote field-oriented research activities in collaboration with industrial units
   
bullet To provide refresher courses periodically to serving engineers, scientists in the government, semi-government and other organizations
   
bullet To establish academic links with institutes of higher learning in India and abroad
   
bullet To impart training programmes and offer consultancy services.

The various units of IST have received several grants from MHRD, AICTE, UGC and DST towards Research & Development activities and for starting new courses in thrust areas
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