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Universities in Andhra Pradesh

Acharya Nagarjuna University

Acharya Nagarjuna University Center for Distance Education (ANU CDE)

Adikavi Nannaya University (ANU)

Andhra University (AU)

Andhra University School of Distance Education (AU SDE)

Dr BR Ambedkar University, Srikakulam

Dr Y S R Horticultural University, West Godavari

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), Visakhapatnam

Dravidian University

Dravidian University Directorate of Distance Education

GITAM University, Visakhapatnam

GITAM Centre for Distance Learning

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur (JNTU Anantapur)

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTU Kakinada), East Godavari

Koneru Lakshmaiah University, Vijayawada

Krishna University, Krishna

NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS)

Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth (RSV)

Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth - Directorate of Distance Education (RSV DDE)

Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU)

Sri Krishnadevaraya University Centre for Distance Education (SKUCDE)

Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (SPMVV)

Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam Distance Education Centre, Tirupati

Sri Sathya Sai University, Prasanthinilayam, Anantapur

Sri Venkateswara University (SVU)

Sri Venkateswara University Directorate of Distance Education (SVU DDE)

Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS)

Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati

Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University (SVVU), Tirupati

Vignan University, Guntur

Vikram Simhapuri University, Nellore

Yogi Vemana University (YVU)

Schools, Colleges, Universities & Educational Institutions in Andhra Pradesh

This page features list of educational institutions in the State of Andhra Pradesh. You may also be interested in educational institutions in the State of Telangana.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) 2002-03 estimates states that there are 7,51,476 enrollments in various Universities & Colleges in the region, out of which 2,95,330 (39.30%) are women students.

In this section, you will find profiles of Schools, Colleges and Universities in Andhra Pradesh state. Please click on a link below to access list of Educational Institutions in various districts and prominent locations of the Andhra Pradesh region.



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About Education in Andhra Pradesh

Literacy rate (%): 61
Male literacy rate (%): 71
Female literacy rate (%): 51
Rural literacy rate (%): 55
Rural male literacy rate (%): 66
Rural female literacy rate (%): 44
Urban literacy rate (%): 76
Urban male literacy rate (%): 83
Urban female literacy rate (%): 69
Gross enrolment ratio (class I to V: 6-11 years) 1999 – 2000: 103
Boys enrolment ratio: 105
Girls enrolment ratio: 101
Teacher-Pupil rate (primary school): 47

Source: Indices – Government 2001 National Human Development Report, Planning Commission, New Delhi

Andhra Pradesh State Boards

The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) was setup in 1988 and is responsible for regularly monitoring and directing the higher educational planning and implementation in the state.

College and University Accredition

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited 12 Universities and 128 colleges in Andhra Pradesh (as of February 10, 2007).