Padmasri Dr. B. V. Raju Institute of Technology
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|Motto||Sky is the Limit|
|Type||Educational and Research Institution|
|Chairman||K. V. Vishnu Raju|
|Location||Narsapur, Medak, Telangana|
|Campus||Rural, spread over 110 acres.|
B.V. Raju Institute of Technology (BVRIT) is an engineering college established in 1997 in Vishnupur, Narsapur, Medak, Telangana State, India. BVRIT is affiliated with Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH), University Grants Commission (India) (UGC Autonomous), accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It is one of the educational institutes of the Sri Vishnu Educational Society. BVRIT has been ranked amongst the top 10 Private Colleges in the state of Telangana, and FIRST other than the colleges in Hyderabad. The founding chairman of the Sri Vishnu Educational Society is Padmabhushan Dr BV Raju and current chairman is Sri K V Vishnu Raju, CMD, Anjani Portland Cements.
Padmabhushan Dr. Bhupathiraju Vissam Raju (Padmabhushan Dr. B. V. Raju) is the founder and chairman of the Dr. BV Raju Foundation and the B.V. Raju Institute of Technology. Two campuses have been established: one at Narasapur in Medak (Dist) in 1997, where an engineering college has been set up called B.V. Raju Institute of Technology, and the other at Bhimavaram which includes a pharmacy school, a computer programming department, an engineering school for women and a dental college.
On 27 November 2004 the government of Andhra Pradesh established its first District Knowledge Center (DKC), also called Jawahar Knowledge Center(JKC) under the campus placement mission. It is governed by the Institute of Electronic Governance at the college campus and was inaugurated by the then chief minister Dr. Y S Raja Sekhara Reddy. The college JKC has been awarded the Best JKC for the year 2007.
To build its network, and to keep a connection with its graduated students, BVRIT started an Alumni Association in 2002 called the BVRIT Alumni Association (BAA). In 2008 the BAA started its own website developed by CSIT 2008 matriculated students.
The logo of B.V. Raju Institute Of Technology is a picture with "Gautama Buddha sitting under the Banyan Tree" and "Sraddhavan Labhathe Gnanam" written above the picture, which means "A man can attain Knowledge with concentration and discipline" and "Krushito Nasthi Durbhiksham" written below it, which means "Miseries can be driven out with hard work".
The new logo is an intersecting conjucture of three Vs, indicating the three colleges established by the Vishnu group.
The campus is located 3 km from Narsapur and 50 km from Hyderabad and covers 110 acres (0.45 km2). The campus has three blocks : Main, Eastern (or Visvesvarayya) and Western (or Arya Bhatta).
- Biomedical engineering
- Chemical engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Information Technology
- Electronics and Communications Engineering
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Pharmaceutical Engineering
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
- VLSI System Design
- Embedded systems
- Computer Science & Engineering
- Software Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Electrical Power Systems
- Power Engineering & Energy Systems
- Engineering Design
- Pharmaceutical Engineering
The central library covers 706 square metres and has a seating capacity of around 140. It hasaround 3000 titles and 29000 volumes. The college is a member of Sonnet, an A.P. Government "Society for networking for excellence in Technical education", and receives 230 online journals from Sonnet. BVRIT has access to its subscribed 12 international journals and 89 Indian journals and an electronic library where students can access books and journals from e-publications.
In 2001 the college started a Book Bank Scheme offering a complete set of text books to each student for the entire semester or academic year at a nominal rent.
Students can stay in the campus, where girls and boys are accommodated separately. The hostels can accommodate 100 girls and 200 boys and further hostels are under construction. BVRIT provides quarters within the campus for its staff. The college has a health care facility which provides medical care for the staff and students. It has a qualified doctor who is available at all times on the campus and arranges regular medical checkups for the students and staff. BVRIT has dining hall and a cafeteria called 'Daffodils'. The student committees decides the menus. There are fast food outlets in addition to the cafeteria.
The college has a 600-seat auditorium inaugurated by former president of India, Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. BVRIT has introduced a learning atmosphere through an e-classroom which is used to develop communication skills, in–team based projects and curriculum-prescribed course work.
The Ganesh Temple is located in the campus. An artificial lake and a boating club have been established where students and faculty members can take a boat ride.
BVRIT is located around 50 km from Hyderabad and runs 22 buses from in and around the city. It can also be reached by buses from JBS and Balanagar.
Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam visited the college on 27 August 2007 and addressed the students. During his visit he inaugurated the 600 seat auditorium and the Sri Vishnu College of Pharmacy.
BVRIT Cultural Fest- Zealotz, held annually, is an expression of the creative and the lighter side of BVRIT Family. This year(2k15) Zealotz was celebrated with all pomp and splendor within BVRIT Campus (BVRIT – Amphitheatre). The much awaited evening was taken off with superfast song numbers from Composer and Singer Mr Anoop Ruberns. It was indeed a pleasant and a rocking evening with a sense of enjoyment in the air. ZealotZ is an excellent platform for the students to showcase their entrepreneurial skills and other multifaceted talents. The credit for the grand success goes to the Organizing TEAM Zealotz, led by Prof. Ravi Prasad, Dean Student Affairs, Sri Bangarraju, Assoc Prof, EEE Mr. Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy (EEE), Prof Bhoopal (HOD, EEE) & DGM Sri Kanta Rao. The DJ 'Sunburn' played favorite tracks for the students. The food & drink stalls at the venue were a gourmet's delight and some stalls of entertainment provided added enjoyment to the audience. The whole event was covered by print and electronic media.
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