Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Colleges and Courses

Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Colleges and Courses

Sri Krishnadevaraya University was established in 1967-68 in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh and gained autonomy status in 1976. It was then awarded the status of a University in the year 1981 and then conferred the status of an affiliating University in the year 1988. It is awarded a Grade B by NAAC. It is ranked 151 for Overall by NIRF 2019 and Ranked 67 for Overall by QS 2020.

The University Campus is located on a sprawling expanse of 482 acres of land and presently houses five colleges on the campus which include College of Arts, College of Sciences, College of Engineering and Technology, College of Education and College of Pharmacy.

The number of courses offered in each college includes:

  • College of Arts – 13 Departments offering 18 PG courses and one UG course.
  • College of Sciences – 16 Departments offering 19 PG courses.
  • College of Engineering and Technology – Offers M. Tech. in three branches and B. Tech. in five branches.
  • College of Education – Offers M.Ed. and B.Ed. programmes.
  • College of Pharmacy – Offers M. Pharmacy with three specializations and B. Pharmacy programmes.

Courses offered by Sri Krishnadevaraya University at the Undergraduate level:

Eligible for candidates having passed 10+2 or any equivalent.

  • B.A. (History/ Political Science/ Geography/ Tourism and travel/ English/ Psychology/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Economics/ Sociology/ Telugu)
  • B.Com. (Computer applications/ Advertisement & Sales Management/ Office management and secretarial practice/ Taxation)
  • B.B.M.
  • B.Sc. (Botany/ Home science/ Zoology/ Microbiology/ Physics/ Statistics/ Sericulture/ Electronics/ Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Computer applications/ Mathematics)
  • B.Tech. (Civil Engineering/ Computer Science and Engineering/ Electronics and Electrical Engineering/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering)
  • B.Ed.
  • B.P.Ed.
  • B. Pharmacy

Courses offered by Sri Krishnadevaraya University at the Postgraduate level:

Eligible for candidates having Bachelor’s degrees in the relevant stream.

  • M.A. (Economics/ Applied Economics/ Public Administration/ Political Science/ Sociology / History/ Telugu/ Rural development/ English)
  • M.L.I.Sc. (Constitutional Law/ Criminal Law)
  • M.Sc. (Biochemistry/ Botany/ Polymer science/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Geography/ Computer science/ Sericulture/ Biotechnology/ Electronics/ Microbiology/ Zoology/ Applied Mathematics/ Instrumentation/ Statistics)           
  • M.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering/ Embedded Systems and VLSI Design/ Electrical Power Systems)
  • M. Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Analysis/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry/ Pharmaceutics/ Pharmacognosy)
  • M.B.A.
  • M.C.A.

Courses offered by Sri Krishnadevaraya University at the Postgraduate Diploma level:

Eligible for candidates having Bachelor’s degrees in the relevant stream.

  • PGDISM: PG Diploma in Integrated Security Management.

M.Phil. and Ph.D. Courses offered by Sri Krishnadevaraya University:

Eligible for candidates having a Master’s degree in the relevant stream.

  • M.Phil. and Ph.D. (English/ Telugu & Comparative Literature/ Hindi & Comparative Literature/ Commerce/ Economics/ Political Science & Public Administration/ Rural Development & Social Work/ Sociology/ History/Adult & Continuing Education/ Library & Information Science/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Statistics/ Chemistry/ Polymer Science & Technology/ Zoology/ Sericulture/ Botany/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Geography/ USIC & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Law/ Management/ Bio-Technology)

Courses offered by Sri Krishnadevaraya University in the Undergraduate level in distance mode:

Eligible for candidates having passed 10+2 or any equivalent.

  • B.A. (History – Economics – Political Science/ Economics – Public Administration– Political Science/ Economics – Public Administration– Sociology/ Economics – History– Sociology/ History– Public Administration– Political Science/ History– Political Science– Advanced Telugu)
  • B.Sc. (Mathematics – Physics – Chemistry/ Mathematics – Physics – Computer Science/ Mathematics – Statistics– Computer Science/ Botany – Zoology – Chemistry/ Mathematics – Physics – Electronics/ Mathematics – Electronics – Computer Science)
  • B.Com. (General/ Computers)
  • B.B.M.

Eligible for candidates having Bachelor’s degrees in the relevant stream.

  • B.Ed. (Mathematics/ Physical Science/ Biological Science/ Social Studies)

Courses offered by Sri Krishnadevaraya University in the Postgraduate level in distance mode:

Eligible for candidates having Bachelor’s degrees in the relevant stream.

  • M.A. (English/ Telugu/ Economics/ History/ Political Science/ Rural Development/ Sociology)
  • M.Sc. (Mathematics/ Physics/ Organic Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Botany/ Zoology)
  • M.Com.
  • M.B.A.
  • B.L.I.Sc.
  • PGD in Computer Applications   

List of affiliated colleges:

  1. Government Degree College For Men Anantapur.
  2. K.S.N. Govt. Degree College For Women Anantapur.
  3. S.S.B.N. Degree College (Autonomous), Anantapur.
  4. S.D.G.S. Degree College (Aided), Hindupur
  5. S.S.G.S. Degree College (Aided), Guntakal.
  6. Sri Vivekananda Degree College, Dharmavaram. 
  7. Sri Sai Krupa Degree College, Dharmavaram.       
  8. S.V. B.P.Ed. College, Kadiri.          
  9. Sri Balaji College of Education, Kothacheruvu.     
  10. Govt. Degree & PG College For Men, Anantapur.

Sri Krishnadevaraya University offers scholarships to students such as merit-based, SC/ST, OBC, minority scholarships, fee reimbursement for economically weaker students and financial aid for research scholars from such as UGC, DST, CSIR, and ICSSR.

The University consists of a Central Library which is composed of a varied collection of nearly 114000 books, 190 periodicals and 118 magazines and other holdings. The library also extends photocopying facilities and one SC/ST Book Bank and a Competitive Examinations Cell for helping the students to prepare for the competitive examinations at various levels. It is also equipped with research centres and provides opportunities for students in the field of research and development.

Sri Krishnadevaraya University consists of a Health centre that caters to the needs of students, staff, non-teaching staff, visiting faculty of the University and sometimes they also extend to the needs of the surrounding villages with three Medical Officers manning the Health centre. The hostel is available separately for Men and Women students are available but the accommodation in the hostels is limited.

The University also provides the students with NSS as an extracurricular activity and facilitates a wide range of sports and games which includes a modern gymnasium and indoor games like shuttle badminton, table-tennis, chess, carroms, etc., The University stadium provides facilities for outdoor games such as cricket, football, athletics ball badminton, basketball, volleyball, tennis, etc., Coaching camps are held to the develop skills in different sports and games.

The University is equipped with a Placement Cell where each department has a faculty advisor and a student committee to coordinate between the department and the Placement Cell. The students get several opportunities to participate in the works related to Training & Placement.

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