Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University was established by Act of Andhra Pradesh State Legislature No. 31 of 2008. India is very rich in its culture and heritage and has a great mythological background. Its culture and philosophy are highly regarded and valued by the rest of the world. Art and Architecture play an important role in the cultural context. JNAFA University is the first of its kind in the entire country and was established in Andhra Pradesh/Telangana with headquarters at Mahavir Marg, Masab Tank, Hyderabad. It is highly specialized and focuses on the fine arts and the built environment. The traditional disciplines in these fields like Architecture, Painting, Sculpture, Applied Art, and Photography have been offered for several decades now. In addition, new departments in the creative fields have been added, in response to the development in technology and changes in society. These are Urban and Regional Planning, Facilities and Services Planning, Digital Techniques, Interior Design, and Animation.

    The University has an affiliation with Architecture and Visual Arts Design Colleges.

    Officers of the University:

    • Hon’ble Chancellor
    • Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor
    • Registrar
    • Director of Evaluation
    • Director of Academic and Planning
    • Coordinator for Research and Development Cell
    • Coordinator for Admissions
    • Coordinator for International Relations Cell
    • Chief Engineer

    Constituent Colleges:

    • Principal, College of Fine Arts
    • Principal, School of Planning and Architecture


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    Appellate Officer Name: PROF. DR. N. KAVITA DARYANI RAO
    Designation: Vice-Chancellor
    Email: vc@jnafau.ac.in
    Ph. No: 040-23319511
    Public Information Officer Name: PROF. DR. S. N. VIKAS
    Designation: Registrar
    Email: regsitrar@jnafau.ac.in
    Ph. No: 040-23321226