Sri Venkateshwara University Tirupati
Sri Venkateshwara University (SV University) situated in Tirupati, is one of the oldest educational institutions in India.
SV University, Tirupati Campus
The Campus of SV University is spread over a large area covering 1000 acres of land and is situated near the world-renowned Tirupati Temple. It includes various departments and centers within it.
It has a computer centre with Internet facility for the usage of all staff and students. It also offers PG and Certificate course in computer with various orientation programs. Other courses like UNIX, C, C++, Oracle, Java, VB is also being taught. Various Computer oriented programs are also being offered to help the students of Distance Education and Academic Staff College.
The University has a very large Library capable of accommodating 400 readers. Other special features of the library are the Digital Library and ETH (Electronic Theses and Dissertations).
Oriental Research Institute
It was started exclusively for research and training. Researches in Sanskrit and other languages of Hindu religion and Philosophy are given the due importance. This building is now named as ‘Tiruppan Alvar Bhavan’. M.Phil and PhD courses are being offered here.
Institute of Advanced Study in Education
This Institute was established according to the New Education Policy, to improve the quality of Teacher Education.
Free medical service is being rendered to the students, staff and visitors of the University for Various Programs. It also has 12 beds for in patients with lab, X-ray and ECG facilities. It also conducts annual medical check-up for students.
It has a modern gymnasium. Various indoor games like badminton, table tennis, chess, carom are played and separate ground for cricket, football, and hockey is available.
Other than this, it also has an auditorium in the shape of hyperbola, which could accommodate 2500 members.
Modern telecom link
Banking facilities within the campus is fulfilled by SBI and Andhra bank.
Contact Information of Sri Venkateshwara University
Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati- 517502, Andhra Pradesh
Phone No 0877-2289414/545
Departments at SVU, Tirupati
There are a total of 58 departments at SVU. Several diploma and certificate courses along with 71 PG courses are offered here. Introduction of more courses is in the pipeline encouraging education and various disciplines of study among students.
Distance Education at SV University
Sri Venkateshwara University was upgraded to the Directorate of Distance Education in the year 1995. It is recognized by the Distance Education Council. It is a great boon to the students who discontinue their studies due to various reasons, for house wives, and employees who want to study further.
Courses offered under the Directorate of Distance Education, SV University
Various courses offered under distance education in the University are
- UG courses B.A, B.Com.
- PG courses M.A, M.Com, M.SC., MBA, MCA.
- Economics, Telugu, English, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology and History are the major offered under B.A. Mathematics, Computer Science and Psychology are the major streams offered under M.Sc.
Admissions at SVU, Tirupati
The admission notification for distance education is usually announced in the month of September. An entrance exam with 100 objective type questions, with 50 questions on general knowledge and current affairs, 25 from general English and 25 from elementary mathematics. Based on the marks scored in this test, admissions are done.