This college was started in the year 1946, under the post war national reconstruction program and functioned at Guindy campus, Madras for two years and was shifted to Anantapur in 1948.
It was in the year 1958 that the college was shifted to the present permanent buildings accommodating the Administrative block,Laboratories, the Engineering Departments, Library and the Hostel blocks.
Library :t is housed in a separate building with a carpet area of 1006.32 Sq.ms, reading space 504.68 sq. ms.. It has around 85790 including, books, back volumes of technical national and international journals, technical pamphlets, standards, CD-ROMs, Video cassettes etc.
Central Computer Centre ( CCC ): Central Computer Centre ( CCC ) of JNTUACEA was established during the year 2005-2006, along with Campus Wide Network with TEQIP Phase- I grants under Computer Science & Engineering Department with an objective to provide services to the Students & Staff. In the CCC there are 3 labs which consists 160 systems
Bank: J.N.T.U.A. College of Engineering Ananthapuramu campus is having State Bank of India branch (IFSC No: SBIN 0002723) in its campus near the College IN Gate.
Post Office: J.N.T.U.A. College of Engineering Ananthapuramu campus possess a Post Office (Engineering College Post Office – with PIN 515002) on the campus, which is located near IN gate.