Yogi Vemana University

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Yogi Vemana university.
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Established 2006
Type Public
Chancellor E.S.L. Narasimhan
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Shyam sundar
Location Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India 516003
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC
Website www.yogivemanauniversity.in

Yogi Vemana University is a newly established University in Kadapa district with West Campus at Idupulapaya. Earlier, it was a part of Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. It is named after a great thinker, philosopher, and social reformer Yogi Vemana, the most celebrated Telugu poet and sage of all time.

Late Dr. Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh donated his 312 acres (1.26 km2) of land to build West Campus. A modern concept school, which is called 21st Century Gurukul. The university is named after Yogi Vemana who is known for his philosophical teachings and practicing Achala Paripurna Raja Yoga. Children are taught his teachings and poems at school as part of regular syllabus and moral science at schools.

This University was known earlier as Sri Venkateswara University PG Centre, Kadapa. This PG centre at Kadapa was established as a constituent institute of Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on 20 November 1977.

It was upgraded as Yogi Vemana University by the Government of Andhra Pradesh through an Act of A.P. Legislative Assembly on 9 March 2006. It is located at Mittamedipalli village and Panchayat about 15 km from the Kadapa on the Kadapa-Pulivendla road. The campus is spread over 450 acres (1.8 km2) of land. Arjula Ramachandra Reddy, An Eminent Biologist, was the first vice-chancellor of Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.

The Yogi Vemana University, semi-residential in character, has unitary status and potential for phenomenal academic growth in the disciplines of Modern Sciences and Technologies, Humanities and social Sciences in the Years to come.

C.P.Brown Library with rich collection of rare books, ancient documents and relics, situated in Kadapa is part of Yogi Vemana University providing research facilities in several disciplines.

Yogi Vemana University has at present 15 departments offering courses at post graduate level in 17 disciplines in Languages/ Humanities/Physical and Bio-Sciences, Human Resources Management, MBA & MCA and New Sciences like Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Geoinformatics and Earth Sciences. The University has also introduced Five year integrated M.Sc. Courses in Earth Sciences and Bioinformatics in the year 2007-08.

Yogi Vemana University College of Engineering, Proddatur was established in 2008-2009 and renamed as YSR Engineering College of Yogi Vemana University in the year 2010. It offers six conventional disciplines of Civil, Computer Science, Electronics & Communications, Information Technology, Mechanical and Electrical & Electronics Engineering leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering. Along with the above the College is offered a new course in "Metallurgical Engineering " from the ensuing academic year. Engineering campus:

The engineering campus of yogi vemana university is at proddatur,kadapa. Named as y.s.r engineering college. There are six engineering courses in that college. Metallurgy and material technology(MMT), computer science engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electric and electronic engineering, electronics and communication engineering. Principle of this college is proff.G.Jaya chandhra Reddy.
The branch Metallurgy and material technology is a very good course of all engineering groups. In this college only 30 seats for metallurgy and material technology. The metallurgy and material technology students are so dynamic students.

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