The college has been established in the year 2007 as a constituent college of JNTU Hyderabad. Due to rapid expansion that has gone by in the field of technical education in Andhra Pradesh the University, named JNTU Kakinada came into existence from 20th August 2008 and the JNTU College of Engineering Vizianagaram has become the constituent college of JNTU Kakinada. The college has made rapid strides since its formation and playing a pivotal role in the technological advances of the region. The college is offering under graduate programmes in Metallurgical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, EEE, ECE, CSE, IT and Civil Engineering. Post graduate programmes are also introduced in various disciplines. The college is located at about six kilometers distance from Vizianagaram bus stand on a hill area in about 102 acres.