Andhra University

premier university in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Andhra University is a Government run University located in Visakhapatnam. It was established in 1926. It has an area of 171 hectares (422 acres).[1]

Andhra University
MottoTejasvi nāvadhītamastu
Motto in English
"May the Divine Light illuminate our studies."
Vice-ChancellorG. Nageswara Rao
Location, ,
17°43′45.38″N 83°19′17.61″E / 17.7292722°N 83.3215583°E / 17.7292722; 83.3215583
CampusUrban areas
AffiliationsUniversity Grants Commission (India)

Faculties and departments[2]

  • Andhra University College of Arts and Commerce (established 1931)
  • Andhra University College of Engineering (established 1955)
  • Andhra University College of Engineering for Women (established 2010)
  • Andhra University College of Law (established 1945)
  • Andhra University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (established 1951)
  • Andhra University College of Science and Technology (established 1931)
  • Andhra University School of Distance Education (established 1972)


  1. Andhra University Golden Jubilee Celebrations (1926-76) Souvenir. The Andhra University Emblem: What it signifies. Waltair: Andhra University. p. v.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  2. "Welcome to Andhra University". Archived from the original on 17 May 2013. Retrieved 4 December 2017.