The Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (JNAFAU) was established in year 1940 and is located in Hyderabad, Telangana. The university has two colleges which offers various number of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programs related to Fine Arts, Planning and Architecture. These are:

  1. College of Fine Arts
  2. School of Planning and Architecture

JNAFAU believes in providing systematic education in Art and Architecture as per needs of present society.

JNAFAU Highlights

Established in



Hyderabad, Telangana


University Grant Commission (UGC)

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Courses Offered

B.Arch, B.Tech, B.Des., M.Tech, M.Arch, B.Fa

Type of University

State University

Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University Courses

For UG Courses

  • To get admission in JNAFAU, for B.Arch course, candidate must have done 12th with Maths along with NATA/ JEE scorecard.
  • For B.Tech, candidate must have done 12th with score card of EAMCET.
  • For Bachelor in Design, 12th pass and have passed Entrance test taken by University itself.
  • For BFA, the candidate must have completed 12th along with Entrance test by university.

For PG Courses

  • JNAFAU Admissions, for PG courses like, M.Arch, students must have Bachelor’s degree along with PGECET score card.
  • For PG in BFA in student must have Bachelor’s degree in specific fields such as Sculpture, Painting & Visual Communication, Applied Art & Visual Communication and Painting in addition to Entrance Test by University.

For Ph.D. Courses

JNAFAU also offers Ph.D. program with specialization like:

  • Architecture
  • Urban Planning
  • Building Construction and Management
  • Interior Design
  • Housing & Habitat Studies
  • Environmental Design
  • Applied Arts

To get admission in Doctoral Research programs, students must have Master’s degree with minimum 55% in relevant specialization. In addition, candidate must have cleared Entrance test by University.

Check: Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University fee structure

Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University Placements

JNAFAU has departments like Industry Consultancy Cell, Quality Improvement Cell and Entrepreneurship Development Cell which helps students to grow themselves to get good jobs and placements. Students get proper training to become professional. In order to achieve professionalism, Students are introduced to workshops, guest lectures and various skill development programs

Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University Scholarships

JNAFAU offers scholarships to students under various schemes. Students who perform well in their studies are granted tuition fee waivers. Also, students who belong to backward class and students with excellent performance in sports are also granted scholarships.