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VIKRAMA SIMHAPURI UNIVERSITY

Nellore - 524 324, Andhra Pradesh, India



 

Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore, came into being, fulfilling the long-cherished dream of the people of Nellore district, re-christened Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore district since 2008, by Act No. 29 of 2008 enacted by the Legislature of the State of Andhra Pradesh and published in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette on 24thSeptember 2008. Erstwhile Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Dr Rajesekhar Reddy has laid stone for construction of University buildings at 83.33 acres allotted site on the National Highway No 5. The University is located just 10 KMS from the main town of Nellore.

Meanwhile the University Grants Commission conferred recognition on the degrees awarded by VikramaSimhapuri University under Section 22 of the UGC Act vide its communication No.F.9.2/2010 (CPP-I/PU) dt.20 January 2010. Subsequently, the university is also sanctioned 2(f) and 12 (b) Status by University Grants Commission. The University is admitted as a full member into Association of Commonwealth Universities with its executive office in London, UK. The University is now one among 500 institutions across the world for having membership in the association. This provides the University to become a global player and an active academic associate in trans-global activities of immediacy and zest undertaken by the association from time to time.

The University has 02 Constituent colleges – Vikrama Simhapuri University College, Nellore and Vikrama Simhapuri University College, Kavali. Further the University is extending its services through 101 affiliated colleges in Nellore District offering UG/PG courses. Vikrama Simhapuri University College, Nellore is offering PG courses in 26 Arts and Science subjects. Further Vikrama Simhapuri University College, Kavali offers PG Courses in 7 Arts and Science subjects The University also offers PhD programmes through its Constituent colleges and Recognized Research Centers. The Constituent Colleges have exclusive boys and girls hostel with all facilities making them to feel as second home. There are two buses for students and staff from Nellore to University Campus.

A few funded and sponsored research schemes are in progress. Members of the teaching faculty have authored a good number of research papers, research reports and text-books. Departments in the college have conducted number of seminars, workshops, symposia and conferences. In addition, quite a few collaborative research schemes sponsored by CSIR, DBT, DST, ICSSR, UGC etc have been/are being carried out.

Vikrama Simhapuri University is thus situated in an ambience of great cultural awakening, fascinating journeys of the mind, and rapid economic development. In the globalized context of development of the district with its beacons of modernity like the SHAR, Krishnapatnam Port, Sri City-SEZs, etc., the locale demands of the University a vision and a mission that reflect this saga of progress. The University is thus tuned to help knowledge dissemination and skill development in frontier areas to enable the empowerment of the youth.

Vision

  • To educate, to train, and to conduct research in areas of knowledge that contributes to the nation’s knowledge-wealth production.
  • To be in constant quest for quality and excellence in the field of higher education.
  • To aim at the production of a human resource base that meets global manpower requirements in frontier areas of knowledge.
  • To train the youth in the values of secularism, humanism, tolerance, ethical values and the momentous tasks of the reconstruction of humanity.

Mission

  • To lead the students towards participating in the nation’s socio-economic development with competence and character by training them to play a lead role in a knowledge society drawing upon the fruits of the Information and Communication Technology revolution.  To conduct teaching and research and address issues in areas that reconciles national developmental needs and regional priorities and resources.
  • To promote and propagate innovative teaching and research programmers and create specialized centers of learning / training.
  • To create the ambience for the University-Industry interaction to foster in the students the outlook for acquiring the know-how and the do-how associated with the development and utilization of cutting edge technologies.
  • To develop collaborations with leading national and international agencies in areas of knowledge that enrich the students’ mind and enlarge their horizon so as to provide rewarding campus experience to them.
  • To develop paradigms of public-private partnerships for the development of academic and infrastructure development of the University.