AU Admissions 2018-19
Established In: 1926
Location: Siripuram, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, South India
University Type: State University
Recognised By: UGC
Contact Details: Siripuram, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530003
Contact No.: +91-891-2575464
Andhra University is also known as Andhra Viswa Kala Parishath. It is located in a place named Siripuram, in Visakhapatanam, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, in South India. With a broad focus, it is one of the older premier universities in India. Among the most top universities for Economics, Science and Engineering in India, it ranks in that list. In 1926, it was established in a successful manner. In the initial years, it was affiliated with Madras University. With A rating with a score of 3.65 out of 4, it is highly rated by NAAC. This University designed plus implemented Quality Management System. In the nation, it became the first general University to get ISO 9001: 2000 Certification in 2006. Its motto in Telugu language is Thejasvina-Vadhitamastu and in English language is “May the Divine Light Illuminate Our Studies”. This university offers different type of courses related to graduation, post-graduation, diploma and certificate course and research-level studies for enthusiastic students.
Andhra University is spread in a campus of 422 acres that is dotted with 121 buildings related to academic, support services and administrative with an area of approximately 20 lakhs sq.ft. Within the campus, it has 324 staff quarters. The University consists of two sections, the North campus and South campus. It serves the needs and requirements of educational field in five districts of Andhra Pradesh, namely Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam, Vizinagaram, West Godavari and East Godavari. The University is situated on the uplands of this district with one side is the green Kailasagiri hill range and with the Bay of Bengal on the other side. Within the campus, the college of arts and commerce comes with 28 departments that offer 55 courses. On the other hand, the college of science and technology comes with 19 departments that offer 44 courses. The college of law has been largely identified as a center of advanced level in law by University Grants Commission. The college of engineering comes with 16 departments that provide undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Andhra University has international standard facilities for native and foreign students who pursue their education. It has 4 hostels for women and 19 hostels for men, residential staff quarters, 3 health centers, large class rooms, discussion halls, well-equipped library, research laboratory, 3 guest houses, a homeopathy dispensary, sports indoor stadium and outdoor grounds, canteen, an open-air theatre, a faculty club and a campus school for staff’s children.
Centre for Distance Education AU
In 1972, Andhra University started its school of distance education. This school has 32 study centers within the state plus a study center at New Delhi. It provides several courses related to graduate degree courses, Postgraduate Diploma courses, certificate courses, and Research/ Doctoral-level courses.
Andhra University Admission 2018-19
A multi-disciplinary university is Andhra University. It offers varied courses in areas emerging that bear largely a direct relationship to economic development and growth of the society. It has distinguished itself by commencing several courses that are initial and innovative of their kind in India. This University is very strong in basic sciences such as Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Zoology, Geology, Botany and Geography. It is competent equally in applied sciences such as Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Human Genetics, Molecular Biology, Environmental Sciences, Geo-Engineering, Geophysics, Remote Sensing, Meteorology, Nuclear Physics, Oceanography, Environmental Chemistry, Nuclear Chemistry and Bioinorganic Chemistry. It offers unique course in the field of Foods and drugs, water, Nanoscience, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Petroleum Exploration Studies, Ionosphere Studies, Human Genetics, Hydrology, Entomology, Marine Fisheries, Parasitology, Plant Cytogenetics, Bio-medical engineering, computer science, statistics, retail management, Naval architecture, Marine engineering, Petroleum Exploration, Geomology, Genetics, GeoEngineering, Parapsychology, Nuclear Chemistry, Nuclear Physics, Meteorology & Oceanography, Criminal Justice, Quantitative Economics and Business Management.
AU Admission Procedure 2018-2019
The enthusiastic student can directly obtain application for admission from the Directorate of admission or the specially arranged sales centers, by paying the prescribed fees or charges in the form of demand draft or Challan. It is to be noted that from the date of notification, a minimum of just one month time is prescribed for receiving filled in application.
AU Exams 2018
With prior notification, the University exams are conducted in the months of April/ May for M.A. & M.Ed. Courses, B.Sc., B.A., B.Com., B.Tech, M.Tech., MBA(Three Years Pattern), MBA(Two Years Pattern), MCA., MBA (Hospital Administration), MBA(One Year Pattern), M.Com., L.L.M., M.Sc. Courses, B.B.M., P.G. Diploma Courses, Certificate Courses/ Diploma Courses, B.H.M., B.Sc.(Costume Design & Fashion Technology), B.L.I.Sc and M.L.I.Sc. The directorate of examination allots the hall tickets in time with its time table. The courses that have semester system, the semester examinations are largely conducted according to the given schedule. The results are published just after two or three months after conducting it.
The placement cell of Andhra University is handled by good experienced and highly qualified team of experts and specialists. They make the enthusiastic students fit internally for future jobs aspects by soft skill training, mock interview, GD and Jam. They perfectly conduct campus recruitment programs through inviting personally leading employers from within the state, rest of India and abroad.
Andhra University Official website: www.andhrauniversity.edu.in