Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology

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Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology
Modern, red-brick building
Central Block, seen from A Block
Other name
VVIT
TypePrivate
Established2007 (2007)
AffiliationJawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada[1]
ChairmanVasireddy Vidya Sagar[2]
DirectorNaveen Ravela
Location, ,
16°20′36″N 80°31′27″E / 16.343460°N 80.524287°E / 16.343460; 80.524287Coordinates: 16°20′36″N 80°31′27″E / 16.343460°N 80.524287°E / 16.343460; 80.524287
CampusUrban
Colors 
Websitewww.vvitguntur.com

Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology (VVIT) (pronunciation ); is an engineering college in Namburu, Pedakakani, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. It has a capacity of 930 students for undergraduate engineering programs (B.Tech), 120 students in six Master of Technology programs and 60 students in a Master of Computer Applications program. The B.Tech program is offered in six disciplines: civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, electronics and communication engineering, computer science and engineering and information technology. Postgraduate programs are offered in computer science and engineering, very-large-scale integration, power electronics, machine drawing and structural engineering.[1]

The college was founded in 2007 by Vasireddy Vidya Sagar. It is affiliated with the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada.[3]

The institution is accredited with 'A' grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in March 2016 with a CGPA of 3.09 out of four.[4][5] In addition to the NAAC accreditation, the Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) and Information Technology (IT) departments of the college were recognized by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) in June 2016.[6] The National Board of Accreditation (NBA) has accorded accreditation to three other engineering branches namely Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) on 19 January 2018.[7]

Admissions[edit]

Undergraduate[edit]

Students are admitted to four-year undergraduate programs in two categories: A and B. Category-A seats make up 70 percent of the college's total seats, and are filled through Convener and the Andhra Pradesh EAMCET. Category-B seats are filled by the administration through newspaper advertisements.[8][9]

Graduate[edit]

Students are also admitted to the two-year graduate programs in two categories: A and B. Category-A seats make up 70 percent of the total. Fifteen percent of the Category-B seats, which are filled by the administration, are available to NRI candidates. MCA seats are filled in the same manner.[9][10]

Departments[edit]

  • ArtificiaI Intelligence & Data Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Science & Humanities

Campus facilities[edit]

Library[edit]

The college has a computerized library with a large collection of academic, reference and general-interest books. The library subscribes to national and international magazines, journals, periodicals and leading national daily newspapers.[11]

Digital library[edit]

The digital library has 30 computer systems with five-Mbps Internet and backup, National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) E-lectures and videos, a developing-library network (DELNET), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Society periodicals, ASME, ASCE, Open-access journals, dissertations, archives, and databases are available at library portal.

Siemens[edit]

Siemens Industry Software India Pvt. Lmt.(SISW) recently signed an agreement with the State of Andhra Pradesh Skill Development Corporation for the establishment of six Centre of excellence(COE) and thirty Technical Institutes across the state on 30 June 2015 at APSSDC Office, Hyderabad. These technical-Skill Development Institutes training centers are focused on improving the skills of students in vocational trades.

Google Code Labs[edit]

The college has received a fund of 2 Lakh US Dollars from Google Inc., USA, for the establishment of Code Lab in association with Andhra Pradesh Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) on 5 May 2018.[12]

Other facilities[edit]

Line of yellow buses
College buses parked on campus

Other facilities include Wi-Fi, a health centre with a doctor and nurse,[13] a water-purification plant,[14] an entrepreneurial-development center,[15] a 100KW solar-power plant with 400 solar panels,[16] an Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation incubation center and a 60-buses fleet with service to Guntur, Tenali, Vijayawada and other major towns and mandals.

Campus life[edit]

Clubs[edit]

National Service scheme logo: a red-and-white wheel with "National Service Scheme" in white-on-blue Hindi and English around it

More than 15 clubs are available[17] for students interested in fields such as Animation and Graphics, Dance(Western and Classic),Literary, Movie appreciation, Telugu appreciation, Music(Vocal and Instrumental), Theater club, Sports, Culinary, Telugu appreciation, Yoga, Martial-Arts, Social and political awareness.

NCC and NSS[edit]

The college's National Cadet Corps wing is made up of a battalion from the 2(A) Armed Squadron for men and the 10(A) Girls Battalion for women.[18] VVIT also has a National Service Scheme division.[19]

Sports and games[edit]

The school has facilities for cricket, volleyball, Basketball, tennikoit, Throwball, Kho kho, Kabaddi, badminton and athletics. Chess, table tennis and carrom are played in the indoor arena.[20]

Indian School of Business[edit]

ISB's center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Cell students in collaboration with Andhra Pradesh and Telangana created a Technology Entrepreneurship Program to root the entrepreneur era.[21]

Student Activity Council[edit]

Student Activity Council is a student body in the institute which enables students to organize, conduct and monitor major and minor activities that will enable the student to acquire leadership skills. Student activity council interacts with students and helps them if they have any problems. They make sure that anti-Ragging is present.

Events and activities[edit]

VIVA and College Day[edit]

The annual VIVA festival is usually held in December, with intercollegiate competitions in sports, literature, culture, and technology. College Day follows the festival. The 2015 VIVA festival was held on 21 and 22 December. Nearly 5,500 students participated in competitions during the festival, and Vignan University chairman Lavu Rathaiah was the chief guest. College Day followed the festival on 23 December.[22]

The annual VIVA-VVIT festival was held on 21 and 22 December in 2017. A whole of 7000 students presence was observed during the two days. The competitions held were from the fields of literature, sports, technology, and arts.

Balotsav[edit]

Balotsav (English: Children's festival) is an annual international cultural festival for Telugu children. In 2017, the 26th iteration of the fest was conducted from 12 November to 14 November at VVIT. After it has been launched in 1991, the original organizers decided to cease the fest for 2017. Vasireddy Ramesh Babu, convener of several previous iterations, during a press meet said that VVIT expressed its willingness to host the event, and was subsequently given the project. It was organized in collaboration with Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation, Andhra Pradesh State Road Skill Corporation, and Andhra Pradesh Non-Resident Telugu Society.[23] More than 12,000 children took part in the fest. The closing ceremony was presided by the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Kodela Siva Prasad Rao and Mandali Buddha Prasad respectively. On a closing note, Vasireddy said that VVIT would be hosting the fest every year from then.[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About VVIT". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Chairman". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Affiliated Colleges Guntur | JNTU kakinada". www.jntuk.edu.in. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Certificate of Accreditation". VVIT. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Accreditation List". web5.kar.nic.in. Retrieved 26 June 2016. Institution name - Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology
  6. ^ "VVIT gets NBA certificate". The Hindu. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  7. ^ "NBA Accereditation to CSE, EEE and Mechanical Streams". VVIT. 19 January 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  8. ^ "UG Admissions". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  9. ^ a b "Intake & Fee Details". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  10. ^ "PG Admissions". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  11. ^ "Library". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  12. ^ "Google Code Lab at VVIT". The Hindu. 6 May 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  13. ^ "How Health Centers Work" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 November 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  14. ^ "Reverse osmosis" (PDF). Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  15. ^ "EDC". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  16. ^ "Solar Plant". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  17. ^ "Clubs". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  18. ^ "NCC". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  19. ^ "NSS". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  20. ^ "Sports & Games". VVIT. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  21. ^ "Technology Entrepreneurship Programme | Indian School of Business (ISB)". www.isb.edu. Archived from the original on 11 December 2015.
  22. ^ "Students shine at VIVA VVIT". The Hindu. 5 December 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  23. ^ "VVIT to host Balotsav 2017". The Times of India. 16 October 2017. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  24. ^ "Balotsav concludes". The Hindu. 16 November 2017. Retrieved 17 November 2017.