JNTUH College of Engineering Jagtial (JNTUHCEJ) was established in the year 2007 as a constituent college of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad. The college is recognized by UGC under Section 2(f) & 12 (B) of the UGC Act, 1956.

JNTUHCEJ received THE ENGINEERING EDUCATORS AWARD from the University of Bradford, UK and Education Matters for exemplary commitment and impactful positive contribution to the education sector on 8th February, 2014.

JNTUHCEJ started functioning with five Under Graduate Programs viz., EEE, ECE, CSE, IT &ME with intake of 60 in each program. Students take admissions to UG programs through EAMCET only. Since 2011, the college is offering five Post Graduate Programs viz., EPS in EEE, ED in ME, DSCE in ECE, CSE and IT with an intake of 18in each PG branch. Total number of intake per annum in UG is 300 and in PG is 90. Also, in every branch 6 students through ECET shall take lateral entry admission in B.Tech II year. The total sanctioned intake for UG and PG programs together in all 5 branches is 1470. About80-85% students reside in the campus hostels. A high percentage of girls almost equal to boys take admissions in the college as well as reside in the hostels.

College is having well equipped, state of art laboratories in all the departments, about 180 CC cameras for security, Biometric entry/exit system for hostel students, one male and one female well qualified doctors are available in dispensary, about 50 security staff is working in the campus, auditorium with capacity of 250 seats, open auditorium, RO drinking water system and supply from Mission Bhagiratha, bus facility for the students from Karimnagar, Ambulance, Bank, ATM, Sports grounds, Solar street lights,Gym in hostels, and a 24x7 computer Lab.

The faculty is highly qualified and about 90% of them possesses Ph.D degree.