Dravidian University

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Dravidian University
ద్రావిడ విశ్వవిద్యాలయం
Established 1997
Type Public
Chancellor E. S. L. Narasimhan,
Governor of Andhra Pradesh
Vice-Chancellor Prof. P. Vijaya Prakash
Location Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website Official website
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The Dravidian University, Kuppam, Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh, India was established by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, through a Legislature Act (No. 17 of 1997) with the initial support extended by the governments of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala for an integrated development of Dravidian languages and culture. The university, which formally came into existence in 1997, began functioning with two departments in 1998 and has today grown into a strong institution of 20 academic departments and 6 research centres.


  • Prof. V. I. Subramoniam, Pro-Chancellor 1997-2001
  • Prof. P. V. Arunachalam, Vice-Chancellor 1997-2001
  • Prof. R.Srihari, Vice-Chancellor 2001-2005
  • Prof. K.S.Chalam, Vice-Chancellor 2003
  • Prof. G. Lakshminarayana, Vice-Chancellor Aug 2005-Aug 2008
  • Prof. Cuddapah Ralor until August 22, 2011[1]
  • Prof. K. Rathnaiah, Vice-Chancellor April 2012-April 2015
  • Prof. P. Vijaya Prakash, Vice-Chancellor I/c April 2015 to till date


Schools and departments[edit]

  • School of Information Sciences and Technology


  1. ^ "Dravidian varsity VC's farewell jig with eunuchs - Times Of India". indiatimes.com. 24 August 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2011. 

External links[edit]

Dravidian University