Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) was established in the year 1972 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, India, with the primary objective of imparting high quality technical education and promoting applied research and consultancy.
JNTU is one of the premier organizations in the country offering technological education. The university was divided into four universities in the year 2008 and now it is renamed as Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH), Kukatpally, Hyderabad. Apart from its four prestigious constituent colleges at Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Manthani and Sultanpur, a total of 463 Engineering, Pharmacy and Management colleges are affiliated to J N T U Hyderabad.
It also has constituent units such has School of Information Technology, Institute of Science and Technology, School of Management Studies, School of Continuing and Distance Education, UGC Academic Staff College and Bureau of Industrial Consultancy Services.