The University College of Engineering JNTUK Narasaraopet (UCEN) was started in June 2016 with Five Under Graduate Engineering Courses Viz., B.Tech. in Civil, EEE, Mechanical, ECE and CSE as a constituent college of JNTUK, Kakinada. For the institute already 85 acres of land is allotted. North East of the land is just at the foot of Kotappa Konda. Foundation advancement works Phase-I was authorized by University to a tune of 30 Crores out of 80 Crore budget. The College is located in Palnadu Road, Narasaraopet and facilitates both Boys and Girls Hostels within the town. The institute is offering corporate and Industrial Consultancy Services for quality material testing, compliance reports and testing programmes. Institute encourages the students to participate in technical competitions held in premier institutes like IITs and NITs. Faculty are encouraged to participate in Faculty Development Programmes and Conferences. Sports, games and yoga are practised daily by the students.
Rs. 29 lakh was granted for the present Academic Year exclusively for the Library for Procuring technical books, and about 8000 Titles of General Books-Fiction, Autobiographies, Epics, Historical, Competitive Exams etcetera. About 150 Computer Systems of latest configuration are being procured for the State of art Computer Laboratory. Experienced and qualified faculty of repute are the main strength of the institute.