Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering

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Sri Venkateswara University College Of Engineering, Tirupati, India
ज्ञानम् सम्यगवेक्षनम् (Wisdom lies in Correct Perspective)
TypeEducation and research institution
Parent institution
Sri Venkateswara University
PrincipalProf. G.N.Pradeep Kumar
Location, ,

The SVU College of Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University (abbreviated SVUCE) is a public engineering college and a division of Sri Venkateswara University located in Tirupati, India. The college offers 4-year B.Tech degree courses and 6-year Dual Degree(B.Tech & M.Tech), and two-year post-graduation courses with ten specializations with a total intake of 560 in B.Tech programmes and 180 in postgraduate programmes.

The admission into under graduate programmes is through a state level common entrance test EAMCET. The admission into post graduate programme is through GATE or AP PGECET.

The college has well equipped laboratories in all disciplines, improved and modernised through different schemes like MODROBS, TEQIP etc. The faculty are well qualified, most of them being Ph.D degree holders and actively engaged in teaching, research and consultancy testing services, besides disseminating knowledge by conducting Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, and Symposia.


SVUCE, a constituent college of Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, was established in 1959 and started functioning from 10 August 1959.

The foundation stone for the college Main Building was laid on 13 October 1959 by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. It was declared open on 21 November 1968 by Sri. K Brahmananda Reddy , the then Chief minister of Andhra Pradesh.

From the year 1977-78, the names of BE and ME were changed as B.Tech and M.Tech. The institution achieved autonomous status in 2005.

SVU Secured 63rd Rank out of 100 Ranks, out of about 850 Central, State, Deemed, Private Universities, Central Institutions in India. S.V.University stands 13th position in Research Component.

S.V.University also stands 186th Rank in the BRICS World Ranking – 2016.


Currently the college offers B.Tech courses in:

At first three conventional disciplines of Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering were offered with an intake of 40 in each as part of Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) degree. Subsequently, new disciplines were introduced in tune with the emerging trends and needs - Electronics and Communication Engineering in 1971-72, Chemical Engineering in 1977-78 and Computer Science and Engineering in 1986-87.

Part-time degree course for diploma holders and serving engineers was run for a number of years from 1973-74 until recently in three conventional disciplines of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communications.

Post graduate courses (ME) in engineering branches were started in the year 1971-72 in Departments of Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering. Subsequently, PG courses in were introduced in Chemical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering.

ach discipline admits a maximum of 40 students per academic year (60 for Mechanical Engineering).

Extracurricular activities[edit]

  • NCC - Air Wing
  • NSS
  • Anti-Pollution Club


Sr.No. Name During Sr.No. Name During
1. Prof. G. Ramakrishnan 1959-77 2. Prof. B. Mohan Rao 1977-78
3. Prof. K. Gopichand 1978-81 4. Prof. P. Subramanian 1981-82
5. Prof. C. Venkataramaiah 1982-83 6. Prof. P. Pratapa Mouli 1983-85
7. Prof. C. Raja Rao 1985-87 8. Prof. D. R. Raju 1987-90
9. Prof. T. Rangaswamy 1990-91 10. Prof. K. L. Narayana 1991-93
11. Prof. M. Krishna Murthy 1993-95 12. Prof. K. Ranganadha Babu 1995-97
13. Prof. T. Krishna Parandhama 1997-99 14. Prof. B. Swamy 1999-2000
15. Prof. D. Changal Raju 2000-02 16. Prof. G. Ram Prasad 2002-02
17. Prof. B. Subramanyam 2002-04 18. Prof. N. C. Eswar Reddy 2004-06
19. Prof. K Ravindranath 2006-08 20. Prof. M. M. Naidu 2008-10
21. Prof. M. Muralidhar 2010-11 22. Prof. A. Prabhakar 2011-12
23. Prof. A.Ramakrishna Rao 2012–13 24. Prof. J.Karthikeyan 2013-15
25. Prof. P.Mallikarjuna 2015–17 26. Prof. G.Padmanabhan 2017– 2018
27. Prof. G.N. Pradeep Kumar 2018–


Alumni Association[edit]

The college alumni have presence all over the globe. SVUCE's alumni association was started in 1965. It is formally registered in the year 2001. The association is currently presided by B. Damodara Rao.


  1. ^ "SVU College of Engineering [SVUCE.EDU.IN]". Retrieved 2016-04-12.

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