Andhra University

Andhra University was founded in 1926 and is one of the oldest educational institutions in the country. It is also the first to be conceived as a residential and teaching-cum-affiliating University devoted mainly to post-graduate teaching and research. 

The University began with courses in Telugu language and literature, History, Economics and Politics. A year later, the College of Science and Technology came into being with Honours courses in Physics and Chemistry. The University pioneered in introducing many new courses in Science, Arts, Management and Engineering in the country.

Ever since its inception, the University catered to the educational needs and solving of the sociological problems of the region. The University is relentless in its efforts in maintaining standards in teaching and research, ensuring proper character building and development among the students, encouraging community developmental programmes, nurturing leadership in young men and women and imbibing a sense of responsibility to become good citizens, while striving for excellence in all fronts.

Academic Programs of Andhra University

The University currently offers 313 Courses in Arts, Commerce, Management, Science & Technology, Engineering, Law, Pharmacy and Education. The University has five constituent colleges and four AU Campuses. The Colleges of Arts and Commerce is the biggest constituent college in the University with 26 Departments offering 42 courses including four Diploma Courses. The College of Science and Technology has 21 Departments, which offers 63 Courses including one PG Diploma. The College of Engineering has 15 Departments offering Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research Programmes. The College of Law has been identified as an advanced Center in Law by UGC.

The college of Pharmaceutical Sciences is first of its kind in South India, which is offering one UG Programme and six PG Programmes, besides Research Programmes leading to Ph.D. Degree. The AU campus at Kakinada (East Godavari District) has five Departments and the AU Campus at Etcherla (Srikakulam Dist) has Eleven Departments. The AU Campus at Tadepalli Gudem has four departments and AU Campus at Vizianagaram has five Departments.
  • College of Arts and Commerce
  • College of Science and Technology
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Pharmaceutical Studies
  • Dr B R Ambedkar College of Law
  • College of Engineering for Women
  • AU Vizianagaram Campus
  • School of Distance Education

Post Graduate Courses in Arts in AU

  • M.A. English
  • M.A. Hindi
  • M.A. Sanskrit
  • M.A. Telugu
  • M.Ed.
  • B.Ed. Special Education (One year duration)
  • M. Com.
  • M.L.I.Sc.
  • M.J.M.C.
  • M.A. Applied Economics
  • M.A. Economics
  • M.A./M.Sc. Quantitative Economics
  • M.A. Adult & Continuing Education
  • M.A. Ancient History & Archaeology
  • M.A. History
  • M.A. Politics
  • M.Phil. Counseling Psychology
  • M.A. Public Administration
  • M.A. Sociology
  • M.A. Psychology
  • M.A./M.Sc. Anthropology
  • M.H.R.M.
  • M.A. Social Work
  • B.F.A. (4 years duration)
  • M.A. Philosophy
  • M.A. Music
  • M.A. Dance (Self Finance)
  • M.Ed. Special Education
  • M.B.A.
  • M.B.A. Retail Management
  • LLB.
  • LLM.
  • M.Phil / Ph.D. (FT. & PT.) programmes in Centre for Study of Social exclusion   & Inclusive policy (Dept. of Anthropology).
  • M.Phil. Clinical Psychology
  • 2 Year M.P.Ed. degree course
  • B.P.A. (4 Years) Batchelor of Performing Arts in Theatre Arts
  • 5 year Integrated LLB Degree Course
  • 5 year Integrated Course in M.S. Economics
  • M.A. in Women Studies and Computer Applications 
  • M.A. in Yoga and Consciousness
  • Master of Finance & Control (Self-finance) 
  • Master of Hospital Administration 

Diploma Courses in AU

  • PGD- Cooperation &  Rural Studies (One Year) 
  • PG. Diploma in Raja Basha Hindi (Two year)
  • PGD- Functional Hindi & Translation
  • PGD- Yoga
  • PGD- English (Language and Linguistics)
  • PGD- Women’s Studies
  • French (Jr. Diploma & Sr. Diploma in French)
  • Diploma Course in Capital Markets
  • P.G. Diploma in Retail Management
  • P.G. Diploma in Financial Services
  • PG. Diploma in Criminal Justice course (2006-07) in A.U.Dr.B.R. Ambedkar College of Law.
  • Starting of 6 months Diploma Course in Yoga, (2006-07) in the Dept. of Yoga Institute.
  • Diploma in Annamacharya Krithis.
  • One Year Diploma in Kuchipudi Nrutya Praveshika.

Certificate Courses in AU

  • Certificate Course in Acting (3 months)
  • 3 months certificate course in Music.
  • Certificate Course in Make-Up (3 months)
  • Certificate Course in Music (3 months)
  • Certificate Course in Telugu (1 month) for Non-speaking Indians

UG Courses in Engineering 

  • B.E. Civil Engineering
  • B.E. Civil Environmental
  • B.E. Mech. with Marine Engineering elective
  • B.E. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  • B.Tech. Computer Science and Systems Engineering
  • B.E. Metallurgical Engineering
  • B.E. Marine Engineering
  • B.E. Naval Architecture
  • B.Tech. Instrumentation Engineering
  • B.Tech. Chemical Engineering
  • B.Tech. Geo-informatics
  • B.Tech. Ceramic Technology
  • B.Arch.
  • B.Tech. Biotechnology
  • BE (Bachelor Electro Mechanical Engineering 2010 - 2011)

PG Courses in Engineering

  • M.E. Environmental Engineering & Management
  • M.E. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
  • M.E. Machine Design
  • M.E. Heat Transfer in Energy System
  • M.E. CAD/CAM
  • M.Tech. Technology Forecasting
  • M.E. Control System
  • M.E. Power system & Automation
  • M.E. Marine Engineering & Mechanical Handling
  • M.Tech. Computer Science & Technology
  • M.Tech. Information Technology
  • M.Tech. Chemical Engineering
  • M.Tech. Mineral Processing Engineering
  • M.Tech. Bio-technology
  • M.Tech. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering
  • M.Tech. Geo-Engineering
  • M.Tech Industrial Process Instrumentation.
  • M. Planning
  • M.Tech. Communication Systems.
  • M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications)
  • M.Planning (Environmental)
  • M.Tech Programme in Computer Aided Chemical Engineering
  • M.Tech. (CST with specilization in Computer Engineering)
  • M.Tech. (CST with specilization in Information Technology)
  • M.Tech. (CST with specilization in Bio-informatics)
  • M.Tech. (CST with specilization in Computer Networks)
  • M.Tech. Transportation Engineering
  • M.Tech. Industrial Pollution control Engineering.
  • M.Tech. Bio-informatics
  • M.E. Water Resources & GIS
  • 5 year Integrated course in M.S. Applied Chemistry
  • M.E. Industrial Engineering
  • M.Tech. (VLSI) Course 
  • M.E. (Industrial Metallurgy)
  • M.E. Construction Technology and Project Management
  • M.E. Structural Engineering/Natural Disaster Management
  • M.E. Hydraulic and Coastal Harbour Engineering
  • M.Tech Radar and Microwave Engineering
  • M.Tech. Electronics Instrumentation Engineering
  • M.Tech. (Bio-medical Engineering)

PG Courses in Science & Technology

  • M.Sc. Statistics
  • M.Sc. Applied Mathematics
  • M.A./M.Sc. Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Physics
  • M.Sc. Space Physics
  • M.Sc. Nuclear Physics
  • M.Sc. Meteorology
  • M.Sc. Physical Oceanography
  • M.Sc.(Tech.) Geophysics (3 years duration)
  • M.Sc. Marine Geophysics
  • M.Sc. Hydrology
  • M.Sc. Biochemistry
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology 
  • M.Sc. Horticulture & Landscape Management 
  • M.Sc. Chemistry 
  • M.Sc. Applied Chemistry
  • M.Sc. Environmental Sciences
  • M.Sc. Microbiology
  • M.Sc. Botany
  • M.Sc. Zoology
  • M.Sc. Marine Biology and Fisheries
  • M.Sc. Coastal Aquaculture & Marine Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Marine Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Computer Science & Statistics
  • M.Sc. Human Genetics
  • M.Sc. Molecular Genetics
  • M.Sc. Geology
  • M.Sc. Marine Geology
  • M.Sc. (Tech.) Applied Geology (3 years duration)
  • M.Sc. (Tech.) Electronics & Instrumentation
  • M.Sc. (Tech.) DSP. & ESD. (Very large scale Integration Design)
  • M.Sc. (Tech.) VSLI Design
  • M.Sc. Fishery Science 
  • M.Sc. Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics
  • M.Sc. Geography
  • M.Sc. Anthropology
  • 5 year Integrated course in M.S. Geology
  • M.Tech. Petroleum Exploration 
  • M.Tech. Atmospheric Science.
  • M.Tech. Oceanic Science
  • M.S. Molecular Biology (2 year Programme)

Pharmaceutical Course

  • B. Pharmacy
  • M. Pharmacy
  • Pharma.D

UG Courses being offered at Affiliated Colleges of Andhra University

  • B.A.
  • B.Com.
  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. Home Science
  • B.C.A.
  • BBM
  • BEM
  • 5 Year Integrated Course in B.A. (OL)
  • B.B.A.
  • B.Com. Customer Service Management (through S.D.E.)
  • B.Sc. Food Technology
  • B.Sc. Hotel Management & Catering Technology.
  • B.Sc. (Botany, Chemistry & Nutrition and Dietetics)
  • B.Sc. (Food Science and Nutrition)
  • Bachelor in Hotel Management & Catering Science

Contact Details

Andhra University
Waltair Junction
Andhra Pradesh 530003

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