Director, Academic Audit

Dr. A. Swarna Kumari M.Tech., Ph.D.
Director, Academic Audit
Professor of Mechanical Engineering 

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-53300,  East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2300991


Dr. A. Swarna Kumari has more than 28 years of experience in teaching and research. She is an alumnus of JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada. Her specialization is Thermal Engineering. She is guiding M.Tech and Ph.D. Scholars. She held different positions like Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering during Sept 2009 to Feb 2012. She conducted free coaching classes for competitive examinations like GATE, APTRANSCO, and APGENCO to the students of UCEK, JNTUK as Coordinator, Equal Opportunity cell. Her areas of interest are IC Engines, Alternative fuels, Refrigeration & Air-conditioning.


She held different positions like Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering during Sept 2009 to Feb 2012,Programme Director,EOW & G. She is a member of Executive Council and the standing committee of Academic Senate,JNTUK.


Roles and responsibilities of the Directorate


The Directorate of Academic Audit is established in the year 2009, primarily to monitor and regulate all the activities of the affiliated Colleges including affiliation process, academic audits, conducting meetings, monitoring, curbing anti ragging activities in the Colleges, attending to any complaints received against affiliated colleges and plan for developmental programmes and any other activity related to the affiliated Colleges under JNTU Kakinada. With the ever increasing demand of students in taking up engineering education and increasing interest of private Managements in establishing the technical institutions, the university presently has more than 245  number of colleges affiliated to it, offering Various courses both at Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels in Engineering, Pharmacy, and Management etc.


The major activities of the Directorate:

  • Issue of Affiliation to the affiliated Colleges.
  • Issue of Permanent Affiliation.
  • Recommendations to UGC for grant of Autonomy, 2(f) & 12(b) Status.
  • NOC for College attached hostels.
  • Ratification of faculty members in affiliated colleges.
  • NOC for Closure of Institutions and Courses.