The Government of Andhra Pradesh is concentrating on the aspects of access, inclusiveness, quality and relevance in Higher Education withspecial attention towards rural areas in all its endeavours. The Degrees and duration of major programmes in Higher Education:

UG programmes (entry after 12th + Education) PG Programmes (entry after completing UG)
General B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., 3 Yr General M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., 2 Yr
Engineering B.E., B.Tech., 4 Yr Engineering M.E., M.Tech., 2 Yr
Medical M.B.B.S., 5 ½ Yr Medical M.S., M.D., 3 Yr
Veterinary B.V.Sc., 5 Yr Pharmacy M. Pharm 2 Yr
Pharm.D (PB) 3 Yrs
Agriculture B.Sc., 4 Yr Computers MCA 2 Yr
Law LLB 5 Yr
UG Programmes (entry after completing UG)
Education B.Ed., 1 Yr
Law LLB 3 Yr

The Higher Education in the State is offered through,
1.University Colleges
2.Government Colleges
3.Government aided private Colleges
4.Private unaided Colleges