About Us

Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, is established in 1954 in the world famous holy temple town of Tirupati on the sprawling campus of 375 acres with a panoramic and pleasant hill view. The University stands as a testimony to the wisdom and foresight of great visionaries Late Sri Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu, the then Chief Minister of Andhra and Late Sri Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, to cater to the educational needs and aspirations of the people of Rayalaseema area. With a great wisdom, the founders of this University have rightly coined the motto Wisdom lies in Proper Perspective for it. The University has grown excellently from strength to strength over the past 66 years, as a premier institute of higher learning under the able and committed leaderships of successive Vice-Chancellors starting from Prof. S. Govindarajulu to the present Vice Chancellor Sri Satish Chandra. It has gone through greater strides in the transformation of the University acquiring necessary and modern sophisticated instrumentation to catch up with the world competition in academic and research programmes.

University receives funding from Government of India funding agencies like UGC, CSIR, DAE, ICMR, ISRO, ICAR, ICPR, ICHR, ICSSR, DST, DRDO, SRNS, DBT and MHRD (RUSA). The University research output is commendable with h-index of 83 with a field weighted citation index of 0.86 during the last five years.

Right from its inception, the University has been laying more emphasis on teaching, research and extension activities in different subjects. The range of subject departments, courses and research programmes undertaken and promoted during the last 66 years reflect Sri Venkateswara University’s commitment in promoting socially relevant and inter-disciplinary programmes. The University was started with six departments of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Economics and Philosophy. The University has four constituent colleges concerning various conventional and advanced subjects, in order to provide good academic and smooth administrative service to one and all. The University has 54 departments, where in 72 different PG Courses and several Diploma and Certificate courses are being run with a total academic faculty strength of around 240 and 600 non-teaching and a student strength of 6000, including research scholars. Several novel and newly emerging PG courses have also been introduced during this academic year. University has a Central Library which has subscribed to 252 print Journals of National and International importance and access to 7,000 online resources through UGC-E-Shodh Sindhu Programme and DELNET online e-Sources.

The University has been moving forward in achieving academic excellence with a strong commitment and dedicated approach, by clearly setting up a vision of its own. The initiatives taken by the Vice-Chancellor have already started yielding excellent results, in terms of research funding, extension activities keeping the University on the path of excellence.

Rankings & Achievements

  • NAAC “A+” –CGPA of 3.52.
  • CATEGORY-1 UNIVERSITY WITH GRADED AUTONOMY.
  • 201-250 RANKED IN THE (EMERGING ECONOMIES UNIVERSITY RANKINGS - 2020).
  • 48th RANKED UNIVERSITY IN INDIA -2019 (NIRF).
  • 38th RANKED UNIVERSITY IN INDIA- QS (BRICS-2019).
  • 153rd RANKED UNIVERSITY IN QS (BRICS - 2019)
  • 207th RANKED UNIVERSITY IN QS (ASIA - 2019).
  • 801-1000 RANKED UNIVERSITY IN THE WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS – 2019.
Chairman, AP ICET - 2020
Sri.SatishChandra,IAS
Vice ChancellorI/C
S.V.University, Tirupati
Convener, AP ICET - 2020
Prof. M. Srinivasa Reddy
Professor of Management
S.V.University, Tirupati