About The University
SVU has a profound history in academic excellence since past 60 years. Established in 1954, the University has its campus spread across 1000 acres with panoramic and pleasant hill views. The University stands as a testimony to the wisdom and foresight of great visionaries like Late Sri Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu, the then Chief Minister of Andhra and Late Sri Neelam Sanjiva Reddy. It caters the educational needs and aspirations of the people of Rayalaseema area. SVU takes pride in being the premier institute of higher learning under the Influential and committed leaderships of successive Vice-Chancellors, starting from Prof. S. Govindarajulu to the present Vice Chancellor Prof. Avula Damodaram. SVU has gone through greater strides in the transformation as a University accredited by NAAC with “A” Grade by acquiring necessary and modern sophisticated instrumentation to compete with the global world in academic and research programs.
Right from its inception, the University has been laying more emphasis on teaching, research and extension activities in different subjects. The University started its operations with departments of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Economics and Philosophy. Furthermore, there are 54 departments, where 72 different PG Courses and several Diploma and Certificate courses are being offered by highly qualified faculty members. SVU has total academic faculty strength of around 400 professors and 1500 non-teaching staff including 5000 students and additional research scholars. The University continues to grow with its 4 constituent colleges facilitating various conventional and advanced subjects. During this academic year, the University has now added several emerging online degree and certificate programs. With new technological advancements, SVU has been moving forward in achieving academic excellence with a strong commitment and dedicated approach, by clearly setting up of a vision of its own. It’s a matter of pride for the University that the initiatives taken by the Vice-Chancellor have already started yielding excellent results, in terms of research, funding and extension activities, Thus keeping SVU on the path of excellence.
SVU assures premium quality academic lectures
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