About Us

The college is a constituent college of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur.

JNTUA College of Engineering, Kalikiri is offering five B.Tech Programmes namely CIVIL Engineering, MECHANICAL Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering.

The College is governed by the rules and guidelines provided by the university from time to time. The Principal is the administrative and the Academic Head of the College. The day-to-day activities of the college are carried out by budgetary allocation from the University fund.

About Kalikiri:
Kalikiri is located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, between Madanapalli, which is about 40 km away, and Tirupathi, which is about 75 km away, which means it is very close to the main cities of south India: Bangalore and Chennai. Kalikiri Mandal is bounded by Vayalpad Mandal towards west, Piler Mandal towards East, and Sodam Mandal towards East. Madanapalle, Punganur, Rayachoti, Chittoor and Tirupathi are the nearby Towns to Kalikiri. Kalikiri Mandal consist of 163 Villages and 14 Panchayats. Cheekatipalle is the smallest Village and Kalikiri is the biggest Village. Horsley Hills, Chittoor, Tirupati (Tirumala), Vellore, Kadapa (Cuddapah) are the nearby Important tourist destinations to visit. Kalikiri is a Mandal with a population of around 28,000 in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. This place is famous for its tomato market, which supplies tomatoes to other districts in Andhra Pradesh and other states, like Tamil Nadu and Kerala.The culture of Kalikiri is a mixture of several neighboring regions, with influences of the Rayalaseema region in Andhra Pradesh.

Origin:
Local folklore dictates the name “Kalikiri” originates from two dancing sisters, Kalki and Kulki, who were given the land by the local ruler. Although this fact is not documented anywhere it is traditionally seen as the origin of the town.

Important features:

  • Kalikiri is famous for its Ayurvedic Medicine especially for the treatment of paralysis.
  • Kalikiri in chittoor is privileged to get the second Sainik School in Andhra Pradesh.
  • The most famous temples in the Kalikiri are Ayyappa Swamy Temple, SaiBaba Temple, and Yellamma Temple.
  • Kalikiri is privileged to have CRPF Rational Training Camp and Firing Range, a BSF new Battalion and State training centre and a battalion of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police.