Sri Krishnadevaraya University began as a Post-Graduate Centre of Sri Venkateswara
University in 1968. The Post Graduate Centre was given Autonomy in 1976 and was
elevated to the status of a University in 1981. Initially, the University functioned
as a unitary University and was conferred the status of affiliating University in
The University college offers 39 Post – Graduate and 3 Under – Graduate courses
through 29 departments. The University College of Engineering and Technology has
been offering B.Tech and M.Tech Programmers in four Engineering branches since 2006-07.
The University College of Education offers B.Ed. and M.Ed. courses. The University
college also started B.Pharm and M.Pharm courses in 2008-09.
Sri Krishnadevaraya University has been contributing to the cause of higher education
through 78 affiliated degree colleges, of which five are meant exclusively for women.
The other colleges affiliated to the University include 25 colleges of education,
one oriental college and one Law College. There are 25 affiliated colleges offering
Post – Graduate courses in various disciplines.
Sri Krishnadevaraya Univeristy has well-established library and well-equipped laboratories
for pursuing studies and research. The students, besides the opportunities for academic
advancement, are provided with facilities such as outdoor stadium, playgrounds,
gymnasium, E-class room, INFLIBNET, Internet and Computer Networks for their overall
personality development. The infrastructure of the University also includes Bhuvana
Vijayam Auditorium, Sabari Guest house, Health Centre, Upadyaya Bhavan, NSS Building,
Janmabhoomi Canteen and several buildings for teaching departments and residential
Sri Krishnadevaraya University functions as one of the centres for on-line counselling
for admission into different Universities and affiliated colleges through ICET,
SVURPGCET, EAMCET, PCET, LAWCET and Ed.CET.
The Department of Law is one of the oldest departments of the University with its
rich alumni that includes, many judges, academicians,ministers and Legislatures.
Sri Krishshnadevaraya University,
Anantapur - 515003 (A.P.)
Convener,AP LAWCET&AP PGLCET-2016
Department of Law,
Sri Krishnadevaraya University