University is located in Visakhapatnam, north east coastal Andhra
Pradesh. It is one of the older premier universities in India with a
broad focus. It was established in 1925 and shared affiliating
responsibilities with Madras University in the initial years.
contains two sections, the south campus and north campus. The south
campus houses the Arts, Humanities and Sciences departments along with
the administrative block. The north campus (established in 1962),
comprises the engineering College.
The university has four constituent colleges. The college of arts and
commerce is the biggest constituent college in the university with 28
departments offering 55 courses. The college of science and technology
has 19 departments, which offers 44 courses. The college of engineering
has 16 departments involving in undergraduate and postgraduate
programmes. The college of law has been identified as an advanced center
in law by University Grants Commission.
The university has a school of distance education (started 1972). The
school has 32 study centers across the state and a study center at New
Address for Communication: Registrar,
Visakhapatnam - 530 003,
Andhra Pradesh, India.