Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College
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|Motto||Right Education for a Bright Future|
|Type||Education and Research Institution|
|Founder||[Dr. M. Mohan Babu](Manchu Bakthavatsalam Naidu)|
|Chairman||Dr. M. Mohan Babu|
|Principal||Dr. P. C. Krishnamachary|
|Location||Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Campus||Urban, 30 acres (0.12 km2) of land|
Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College was established in 1996 by Sree Vidyanikethan Educational Trust under the stewardship of Dr M.Mohan Babu, a film artist and former member of Rajya Sabha. The college is situated in lush green and scenic surroundings, 14 km from the famous temple-town of Tirupati.
Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College is one of the largest institutions in Andhra Pradesh and one-of-its-kind in Rayalaseema offering BTech, MTech, Diploma, MCA and MBA programmes. The college is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and is affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur (JNTUA), Andhra Pradesh.
The College has been accorded Autonomous Status by the UGC, New Delhi in 2010-11 which was extended for six years (from 2016-17 to 2021-22).
Dr. M. Mohan Babu’s keen interest towards learning and academics comes from his father, Narayana Swamy Naidu, a teacher and headmaster in a school in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. Dr. M. Mohan Babu set up SVET as a hub of knowledge and academic excellence. People of all nations, races, beliefs, social strata or academic background are welcome. What once started off as an institution with 216 students, it has risen to be an institution with close to 10000 students, 5 colleges and two schools. The trust’s institutions have a cumulative full-time faculty of over 350, initially starting off as 10. SVET is the largest private institution in the Rayalaseema region and operates in collaboration with the Governments of India and Andhra Pradesh.
The college is affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur, A.P. and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. Five branches have NBA accreditation. The College now offers 8 B.Tech programs; 8 M.Tech programs; MCA Program; and 3 Doctoral Programs. AICTE has also accorded permission for 2nd Shift Polytechnic from the academic year 2009-10 and presently 5 Diploma courses are being offered. Today, Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College is one of the largest, most admired and sought after Institutions in Andhra Pradesh.
Minimum qualification for admission to I Year of B.Tech. is a pass in the Intermediate (10+2) held by Board of Intermediate Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Or an exam equivalent, with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optional subjects. Admission to the college is made through a common entrance test (EAMCET) conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
The B.Tech Programs offered are:
- Civil Engineering (Civil)
- Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
- Computer Science and System Engineering (CSSE)
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
- Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
- Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (EIE)
- Information Technology (IT)
- Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Minimum qualification for admission to I Year of the M.Tech. is a pass in the B.Tech. / B.E. conducted by any University or another equivalent examination. Admission to the college is made through a common entrance test (PGECET/GATE).
Minimum qualification for admission to I Year of MCA is a pass in B.Sc./B.Com./BCA conducted by any University or any other equivalent examination. Admission to the college is made along through a common entrance test (ICET).
The M.C.A Programs offered are:
Minimum qualification for admission to I Year of the Diploma is a pass in the Standard 10 conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh or any other equivalent examination. Admission to the college is made through a common entrance test (CEEP) conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
Inside the campus of Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College are the following features:
- Engineering research
- Active projects for Civil and Mechanical Engineering
- Updated library, access to digital world
- Top-class student support systems
- 24X7 CCTVs, security and other measures
- RFID-based identity cards
- Automation of operations through ERP
SVET has something called the Dream Offer, which has students receiving two extra placement opportunities, to make one’s dreams come true. Top brands like WIPRO, ADP, Infosys and also Microsoft have absorbed students of engineering students with starting pay packs over Rs.6 lakh per year. Regardless of the CTC, core brands are given the Dream Offer status. This works as an enabler for helping students to pursue careers in the domain of their choice.
Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College has a team of some individuals on its board and as faculty in various streams of engineering.
Members of the Governing Board
- Dr. P.C. Krishnamachary, Principal
- Dr. D.V.S.Bhagavanulu, Director
- Dr. C.Subhas, Dean-Academics
- Dr. Babu M. Matam, Dean, International Student Affairs
- Dr. K.Saradhi, Controller of Examinations
Heads of Departments
- Dr. M.V.Subba Reddy, Civil Engineering
- Dr. T. Nageswara Prasad, Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Dr. K.C. Vara Prasad, Mechanical Engineering
- Dr. P.V.Ramana, Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Dr. M.Sunil Kumar, Computer Science and Engineering
- Dr. M.Saravanan, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
- Dr. K.Ramani, Information Technology
- Dr. B.Narendra Kumar Rao, Computer Science and Systems Engineering
To get an admission into any of the engineering courses or MCA, at Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, the aspirant needs to take the relevant entrance test:
The library of Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College has a vast collection of books that are a collective of thousands of titles. From everyday publication, magazines to journals, papers on engineering and a lost more, the library is one rich centre for knowledge collection. Plus, there are also books on fiction, science, literature and a lot more. There is also a computer with internet connectivity for research.
The alumni division of Sree Vidyanikethan is called SVET Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Over the last 25 years or so, it has SVET has emerged as the alma mater for 25,000 students across study streams. The members of the team support each other with information on scope for opportunities and other events.
Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College has a unit for students chapter, that is affiliated several organizations and their professional chapters that exist for student-benefit. Some of them being Indian Society for Technical Education(ISTE), Instrument Society of India(ISI), Computer Society of India(CSI), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic(IEE), Association of Computing Machinery and Society of Automotive Engineers India(ASMSAEI). These chapters offer students the scope to present technical papers in seminars, symposia and even participate in quiz competitions.
All the institutions under the aegis of Sree Vidyanikethan commemorate 19 March every year as the Annual Day. It the birthday o the Founder Dr. M. Mohan Babu that has been chosen for the milestone event.