Vignan University

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Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology & Research University
విజ్ఞాన్'s విశ్వవిద్యాలయం
Vignan's University Logo
Former names
Vignan's Engineering College (1997–2008)
Motto Building Skill India
Type Deemed university
Established 2008
Chairperson Lavu Rathaiah
President Lavu Srikrishna Devarayulu
Vice-Chancellor M. Y. S. Prasad
Rector Dr. B. Ramamoorthy
Students 10000+
Undergraduates 7000+
Postgraduates 1500+
Location Vadlamudi, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India
Campus Suburban
  Chartreuse Green
Nickname VFSTR University / VU
Affiliations UGC
Mascot Vignanite

Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology & Research University is a private university in the Guntur district Andhra Pradesh, India. It is in the rural area of Vadlamudi, on the southeastern part of Guntur City, a noteworthy focus with a few universities get ready understudies towards the actually difficult society keeping in mind the end goal to fabricate expertise India.


A Vignan University building

The campus is about 15 km from Guntur City. The main entrance is on the Guntur-Tenali Highway. Straight inside is the Administrative Block (A-Block). Vignan NTR Library is just 10 meters from the main entrance. There is another entrance on the Guntur-Tenali Highway: Lara Entrance.


Undergraduate academics[edit]

  • Agriculture Engg. (AG)
  • Automobile Engg.
  • Bio Informatics
  • bio-medical
  • Bio Technology
  • Chemical Engg.
  • Civil Engg.
  • Mechanical Engg.

Student life[edit]


Mahotsav is an annual youth festival of Vignan University. The university, Vignan's Lara Institute of Technology, and Vignan Pharmacy College jointly host the colourful event in which students from Engineering, M.B.A, M.C.A and Pharmacy disciplines are expected to participate.

College magazine[edit]

Vignan University students run a magazine called Voice – where technical, literal, cultural matters, along with university news, are discussed.

Departmental festivals[edit]

Several departments organize department festivals. Among those, MEA Fest (Mechanical Engineers Association) is organised by students of Mechanical Department. ASSET (Association of Skillful and Sophisticated Electrical Technocrats) of Vignan is organised by EEE students. VCODE is organised by CSE students. The ECE students' departmental event is VOICE. IT students' departmental event is VLOGIC. RACE (Royal Association of Civil Engineering) is organised by students of civil engineering. Funds to be and always collected by college students only.

Student Activities Council[edit]

Vignan University has a Student Activities Council (SAC), which is an elected student body. All the events that are conducted in the campus and every activity that has student involved on the campus is done by the students of this body.


NTR Vignan Library[edit]

The artistically designed octagonal library with more than 40,000 volumes, plenty of audio-visual materials and about 200 national and international journals, is a rich repository of knowledge facilitating prospects for future research. The library is completely air-conditioned with a seating capacity of about 600 students. A separate enclave is provided for research students. In addition, a reading room facility is provided.

The library is managed with fully integrated multi-user library management software. Using this software, cataloguing as well as circulation services have been fully automated.


The UCO Bank and Punjab National Bank have ATMs from its premises near the Vignan Intermediate college which is opposite to the main gate.