Sri Venkateshwara University Tirupati

Sri Venkateshwara University (SV University) situated in Tirupati, is one of the oldest educational institutions in India.

There are many affiliated colleges under this University offering various courses like PG courses, MBA/MCA courses, B.Ed Colleges, Engineering Colleges, Law Colleges, Physical Education Colleges, Music and Dance Colleges and Degree colleges. SV University has been accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade.

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.

Computer Centre

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.

Central Library

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.

Health Centre

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.

Post office

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

Website http//

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.

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