Director – Foreign University Relations

Dr. B. Balakrishna D.M.E, B. Tech., M.Tech., Ph.D., M.I.S.T.E., F.I.E.
Director Foreign Universities Relations
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UCEK &
Chairman Board of Studies Mechanical Engg, Aeronautical Engg,
Mining Engg,Automobile Engg
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
Kakinada-533003. East Godavari District, A.P. India.
Phone:  Off: 0884-2300914


Dr. B.Balakrishna has more than 20 years of experience in teaching and research. He is an expert in Thermal Engineering. He produced 1 Ph.D’s and guiding 14 Ph.D scholars. He held different positions like Head of the Department of Petroleum courses, Mechanical Engineering, Vice-Principal, Additional Controller of Examinations, Co-Ordinator, Director of Academic Planning. He published more than 60 technical papers in National and International Journals and Conferences. He was the Member APEAMCET for four times and also CET Committee member two times for APECET. He achieved Bharath Jyothi Award for the year 2013 organized by India International friendship society New Delhi. He involved in many  projects and presented the papers/chaired the technical secessions at National/International Level. Being Chairman / Organizing Secretary he has conducted six seminars / conferences.


Roles and responsibilities of the directorate or department


The University has extended its educational frontiers worldwide by introducing its reputed courses to the foreign students who are in search of a right direction. This initiative was started in 2009 and has been going on successfully till date. The Directorate of University Foreign Relations has been constituted to take care of all matters concerning the welfare of foreign students. They come from various countries and pass out in flying colours giving the University a global fame.


University has an International Affairs Office headed by Director to look after the International, NRI, PIO, and FN admissions into different UG, PG, Ph.D, programs offered by University. Supernumerary seats of 15% to foreigners and 5% to NRIs/PIOs/OCIs are available in the University Campus Colleges and also in Affiliated Colleges in each course subject to eligibility.


The office of the International Affairs coordinates all the matters relating to international programs and events at JNTUK University. Also, this office acts as a single window to address all the issues of International/NRI/PIO/OCI students of the entire campus and affiliated colleges. Presently the office is lead by Prof.B.Balakrishna as Director Foreign Relations. The International Affairs Office as
an Advisory Board chaired by Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, JNTUK University and Director Foreign Relations as it’s convenor to monitor day to day operations of this office.


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