JNTUK has in place all the bodies and committees that enable participation of all stakeholders in decision making and implementation process. As per JNTUK, there is an established academic and administrative hierarchy set up with well- defined roles and responsibilities of administrators, teachers and employees. Policies are framed for various aspects of administration. There are policies and guidelines like Research Promotion Policy, IPR Policy and Consultancy Policy etc.
There are two types of functional units: Academic and Administrative in order to achieve the vision, mission and strategic planning of the University:
JNTUK has various schools which work together to meet interdisciplinary approach for scholarly learning and innovation. Each institute is headed by a Director /Principal having overall leadership responsibility for the School. The Director/Principal is also responsible for policy level involvement and decisions pertaining to Programs of the concerned Institutes.
Director/Principal of various institutions have operational leadership responsibility for day to day administration and functioning of classes and courses in different programmes including quality and effectiveness of Teaching-Learning, monitoring progress of the students, interacting with the parents, managing the examinations, etc.
For academic monitoring and approval of Programmes, the University has two statutory bodies:
Board of Studies (BOS) that looks after all curricular matters of the respective programmes/departments. The BoS updates the existing program curriculum and also initiate proposal for introduction of any new program. The minutes of the BOS are presented before the Academic Council for consideration and approval.
The Academic Senate is the principal academic body of the University for the approval of all academic matters.
JNTUK has an Administrative Unit, headed by a registrar which functions in close collaboration with the Academic Unit for the routine operations of University.
Under the Registrar, Joint Registrar(JR) and Deputy Registrar(DR) to monitor and maintain accounts, engineering and infrastructure, personnel services, purchasing, warehousing, equipment repair, printing etc.
The University has Finance Committee to consider the accounts and financial estimates of the University and submit them for approval to the EC which is headed by VC of the University and the Registrar as member secretary.