Andhra Christian College
|A C College|
|Latin: Collegium Andhra Christianus|
|Motto||Latin: Et Cognoscetis Veritatem Et Veritas Liberabit Vos. English: ye shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free.|
|Chancellor||President, Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church(AELC)|
|Principal||Dr P Mutyam|
|Address||Sambasivapet, Guntur 522 001, India, Guntur City, Andhra Pradesh, India
The Andhra Christian College or A.C. College is one of the oldest colleges India: It started in 1885. AC College is part of the education enterprise of the Protestant churches. It admits intermediate, undergraduate and graduate students and awards degrees through the Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjunanagar to which it is affiliated.
Elected officials of the Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church administer the college.
Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church (AELC) through its Board of Education administers the college.
The school consists of three entities:
- Day College
- Evening College
- College of Law
Pre-university or Intermediate courses are offered. The college is affiliated to the Board of Intermediate Education, Hyderabad, a regulatory authority for pre-university courses in Andhra Pradesh.
The following course combinations are available:
- Biology, Physics, Chemistry
- Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
- History, Economics, Commerce
- Civics, Economics, Commerce
Science & Technology
- Dr Vellanki Seshagiri Rao former Associate Director & Distinguished Scientist ISRO SHAR
- Dr. K. Anji Reddy
- Dewan Bahadur T. S. Paulus
- Jandhyala Papayya Sastry, poet who wrote Pushpa Vilapam
- Podila Koteswara Rao
- Bhavanam Venkataram
- Kasu Brahmananda Reddy
- N. G. Ranga
- NT Rama Rao
- juvviguntla ratna pushparaju
- S. V. L. Narasimham
- Jesudasu Seelam
- Nakka. Anand babu
- Rev. Dr. P. Victor Premasagar
- Rev. Dr. B. V. Subbamma
- Rev. Dr. Dass Babu
- Rev. Dr. N. V. Luther Paul
Pilla Zamindar, a Telugu movie, was filmed at the college. It was named Mangamma Memorial College in the movie.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Andhra-Christian College.|
- Luther Richardson, Kolluri, Rev., Towards Self-Reliance, p. xi, Editorial by Rev. Dr. D.V. Daniel
- T.S. Paulus served as principal and was war advisor to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2005-05-29. Retrieved 2007-10-28.
- The Story of Serampore and its College  IVth edition 2006, Appendix VI, pp. 177-179
- Rev. Dr. Dass Babu is a disciple of Premasagar
- Dr. Luther Paul presently heads a Seminary in Hyderabad Andhra Christian Theological College
- Further reading
- Luther Richardson, Kolluri, Rev. (2003). "Towards Self-Reliance : A historical survey of the programmes and efforts of Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church from 1927-1969, Published by Christopher and Kanakaiah, Vijayawada".
- Senftleben, Martin (1992). "Influences of Hinduism on Christianity in Andhra Pradesh. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati" (PDF). I.
- "Influences of Hinduism on Christianity in Andhra Pradesh. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati" (PDF). II. 1992.