Established In: 1976
Location: Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, South India
University Type: State University
Recognised By: UGC and NAAC
Contact Details: Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh – 522 510.
Contact No.: +91-863-2293189/190/263
About Acharya Nagarjuna University
Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) is situated in Nagarjuna Nagar, in Namburu that is located in the northern area of Gunjur District, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, in South India. It is a major learning centre in this state and its neighboring states. This university is named after Acharya Nagarjuna who was the pro-founder of the popular Madhyamaka path related to Mahayana Buddhism. It is one of the major universities in the nation that covers many institutes and colleges of districts in this region. At Nallapadu area of Guntur, it was started in 1967. Later, it was relocated to Kaza/Nambur area on the eastern side of the Guntur city. In 1976, the centre largely gained affiliating university status and opened with ten post-graduate courses. Later, the numbers of post-graduate courses were increased for the enthusiastic students.
Acharya Nagarjuna University has its main campus in Nagarjuna Nagar, in Guntur, and it’s two other campus located in Ongole in Prakasam District and Nuzvid in Krishna District, both these location are in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The main campus is located between Vijayawada and Guntur on Kolkata – Chennai National Highway (NH – 5). Most of these courses are offered at these three locations. Nearly 292 institutions and colleges are affiliated to this university. It is just few minutes drive the heart of Guntur district. The campus is well-connected by the road and rail Network. The nearest Railway station is Guntur railway junction and closest airport is located at Hyderabad and Vijayawada.
The campus largely provides the international standard facilities and amenities for its native and foreign students. The major facilities within the campus are well-attended Library, state of art and latest technology Laboratories, furnished Classrooms, large Auditorium, Instrumentation Centre, separate Hostels for boys and girls, Canteen with hygienic kitchen and dinning areas, Vehicle Parking, Sports, Health Center, Transport, Internet Facility, Guest House, etc.
ANU Centre for Distance Education
Acharya Nagarjuna University Center for Distance Education (ANUCDE) and its study centres or PCP centres offers many courses related to certificate courses, Postgraduate Diploma Courses, Postgraduate Degree courses and Research/Doctoral-level courses.
Acharya Nagarjuna University Admission 2019-20
The Directorate of admissions of Acharya Nagarjuna University looks after the admission of meritorious students to different types of course in the category of Certificate courses, Diploma courses, PG diploma courses, library science courses, BHM, BBM, B.Sc, B.com, B.A, LLM, MHRM, MCA, MBA, M.Com, MA and M.Sc. In the 2nd week of March every year, this directorate gives official notification with clear schedule for student admission of an academic year through national and vernacular daily news papers covering Telangana and Andhra Pradesh States, preferably. It also makes information brochure and printed applications readily available to the candidates who are seeking admission into different PG Courses of M.Com., M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed., M.P.Ed., M.H.R.M., Diploma Courses (Ambedkar Studies and Yoga) and Integrated 5 Year Programs (MBA-International Business and M.Sc. Nanotechnology). The interested student can obtain directly application for admission either from the said Directorate or from the specialy arranged sales centers marked for the above purpose, by just paying prescribed fees or charges in the form of demand draft or Challan. A minimum of just one month time is actually from the date of notification is prescribed for receiving filled in application.
After the scrutiny of applications received, the hall tickets will be sent to the applicants with the details and proper information of date, time and centre of entrance test. The entrance test is conducted for 100 Marks. The test paper consists of 100 multiple choice questions set from prescribed syllabus that are divided into three sections. On the other hand, the candidates have to just mark their correct answers in OMR sheet provided to them along with test booklet. On the basis of the rank successfully obtained by students in the entrance test that are conducted by the Directorate, admission of students into all the courses is made.
In the event of subsequent vacancy, the admission process is done based on the rank that is carried out by a computerized system programmed for ‘option exercise’ by candidate In the counseling centre, the admission process is very transparent and vivid with filled-in seats plus vacant slots information. After collecting prescribed fee, the admission letters are directly issued to the selected candidates plus directed to report to the concerned college’s principals.
ANU Exams 2019-20
The Acharya Nagarjuna University exams are conducted with prior notification in the months of April/May for B.Tech, M.Tech., MBA(Three Years Pattern), MBA(Two Years Pattern), MBA(One Year Pattern), MCA., MBA (Hospital Administration), M.Com., L.L.M., M.Sc. Courses, M.A. & M.Ed. Courses, B.A., B.Com., B.Sc., B.B.M., B.H.M., B.Sc.(Costume Design & Fashion Technology), P.G. Diploma Courses, Certificate Courses/Diploma Courses, B.L.I.Sc and M.L.I.Sc. The directorate of examination timely allotment of hall tickets with its time table. The courses that have semester system, the semester examinations are conducted as per schedule. The Acharya Nagarjuna University results are published just after two or three months of conducting it.
The placement cell of Acharya Nagarjuna University is handled by vast experienced and highly qualified team of professionals. They make the students internally fit for future jobs through mock interview, GD, Jam and soft skill training. They conduct campus recruitment programs by personally inviting leading employers from the State and rest of India.
Acharya Nagarjuna University Official website: nagarjunauniversity.ac.in