Realizing the importance of catering to the needs of foreign students, the University, in September 2008,
established Directorate of University Foreign Relations (DUFR). The DUFR is located in the heart of
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad campus of Kukatpally, and is headed by a Director. The
Director, DUFR is in constant contact with the international institutions / organizations such as the Embassies/
Consulates of India in foreign countries and helps in updating the required information with regard to the
curricula in vogue and the nature of programmes pursued at the University for the benefit of the prospective
enrolment of foreign students. The kind and quality of service extended by the UFR in this sphere has been in
good demand and appreciation. The foreign students can contact the Director and the staff at UFR for any help
on academic, personal and health matters at any time during their period of stay. The UFR assists in fostering
relations between universities, both Indian and foreign, and helps in exchange programmes involving staff,
scholars and students.
DUFR of JNTUH assists the International Students in acquiring information about the various courses offered,
fees charged etc. It arranges for their admissions and looks after for their welfare. The JNTUH attracts the
highest number of International Students among the Indian Universities. The fact that the cost of living in
Hyderabad city is not high and indeed it is much lower and easily manageable adds to the list of reasons for
studying in JNTUH. At present University has number of foreign national students pursuing B.Tech., B.Tech
(IDP), M.Tech., M.Sc., MBA, MCA and Ph.D. programs in various constituent academic units of JNTUH. In addition
to these academic units, JNTUH consists four administrative units for academic planning, admission process,
examination and other relevant activities.
The territorial jurisdiction of the university covers the areas of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Medak, Nizamabad, Adilabad, Karimnagar, Warangal, Khammam, Nalgonda and Mahboobnagar districts of Andhra Pradesh State.