The S.K.N.R. Govt. Arts & Science College, Jagtial,  District,Telangana was established in 1965, by the District Educational Public Welfare Society in the Private Management with 59 students at PUC level. The college was established in the land, which was donated by, Sri Kasuganti Narayana Rao on a sprawling area of 31.07 acres and later college was named after him. 

The mission of the college is to provide an opportunity to the rural poor and underprivileged sections of the Jagtial town and nearby villages in Higher Education. In 1966 the college started with B.A., B.Com and B,Sc. courses and strength was 280. In 1971, the college was taken over by the Government and affiliated to Osmania University, in 1986, Arts and commerce sections were shifted to the present building and its affiliation was transferred to Kakatiya University, Warangal in 1988, UGC granted 2f and 12B status in the same year. In 1996 the composite college was bifurcated into Degree and Intermediate College, and all science sections were shifted later. In 1998 restructured courses were introduced. In 2007 Two P.G. courses (M.A andM.Com) were started.

Initially the college offered conventional courses in Arts, B.A(HEP), Science-B.SC. B.Z.C and Commerce B.Com. In 1999, the college introduced restructured courses, B.A with EPCA and B.Sc with M P Cs, B.Sc. B Z CA, and B.Com( Computer Applications).

The conventional and restructured courses are offered in Telugu and English, as medium of instruction. The college is presently offering four UG &Two P.G programs. The affiliation from Kakatiya University was transferred to Satavahana University, Karimnagar in the academic year 2010-11.

The infrastructure of the college includes 12 (twelve) laboratories, spacious library, an  advanced virtual classroom, Fourteen well ventilated Classrooms , Sophisticated Gymnasium, Indoor Sports Courts, Botanical Garden, English language Lab and TSKC lab. The college has 19 regular faculty members with three Ph.Ds and Four M.Phil and rest of the lecturers are pursuing Ph.Ds at present. The college has one NCC unit and two NSS units which offer social service.

The college was awarded “B’ grade by the NAAC in 2006-2007 with CGPA 2.34. Two restructured courses B.Sc. (Mathematics, Physics, Computer science), B.Com. (Computer Applications), are being offered. These courses meet the growing needs of the present global market. The college offers certificate courses like Communication skills and Soft skills through Jawahar Knowledge Centre.

The college has reputed alumni who are serving in different positions in the Govt. and Non-govt. sectors. To name few Prof.Veera Reddy, Ex-Vice-Chancellor Satavahana University Karimnagar, Dr.Jaya Prakash –Chairman APSCHE, Sri.L.Ramana-Ex-Minister;Ex-MP, Sri. T.Jeevan Reddy present MLC Dr. M. Sanjay Kumar Present MLA; Jagtial, Sri Mora Hanmandlu has been recently  elected as Municipal Chairman, Raikal, Dr.Jaya Sagar & Sri. Kondal Reddy, Retd. as Regional Joint Director of Higher Education. The present Principal Dr Arigela Ashok and also most of the lecturers are alumni of this college.

Institutional Challenges

Significant number of first generation learners

Competition from other higher education institutions

Maintaining a balance between traditional courses and requirement of professional skills

Keeping pace with fast changing global scenario

To train the rural students to meet global challenges

Maintaining good placement record of students

Lack of hostel facility for men and women students is also a challenge and causing for low number of admissions

Providing midday meals is necessary as majority of the students are starving for food during the lunch hour.

N.C.C: The college has 1 NCC unit with 100 seats.

N.S.S:Two N.S.S units are available with 200 seats.

Scholarships:BC, EBC, SC, ST, Minority and Merit scholarships are offered for eligible candidates (as per the Government norms).

General:Bus passes are given to the eligible students through T.S.R.T.C., Health, Consumer Club, and Career Counseling centers are available.

Rusa: Rusa Building was constructed with 2.00 crore. There was 30 systems installed with wifi internet facility in RUSA building.

ISO Certificate: The College Got ISO 9001 Certificate in the year  2019-20

Virtual Class Room: A virtual classroom is a teaching and learning environment where participants can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting.It was in RUSA building in this college.

Harithaharam: The College got State Best Institution award in Harithaharam

There are Four Colleges in Jagtial District                                 


Name of the College

Name of the Principal


S.K.N.R Govt. Arts & Science College, Jagtial(ID College)

Dr.A.Ashok Regular


GDC Women’s Jagtial

Sri. Srinivas Reddy(FAC)


GDC, Korutla

Smt. Vasantha(FAC)


GDC, Metpally

Sri. Suresh(FAC)

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