Adikavi Nannaya University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

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Adikavi Nannaya University Overview

Adikavi Nannaya University [AKNU] was established on 22nd April 2006, by an act of the Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly to meet the higher education needs of East and West Godavari districts. It is an affiliating residential university with territorial jurisdiction over East & West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh.

The university aims to combine the primary cultural ethos and the modern demands of educational excellence in its vision. The mission is expansive education leads to the enrichment of the people. Moreover, the university trains its students as the citizens of the globe on the rich fundamentals of Indian culture while admiring all its diverse ideas.

AKNU admission can be done online by visiting the official website of the university. It can also be done by directly visiting the campus office.

University is assigned under UGC. University is approved by AICTE, NAAC, NCTE, and NBA. University has a trusted brand in society. The university aims to combine the pristine cultural ethos and the contemporary demands of educational excellence in its vision.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Murru Mutyalu Naidu who has the attitude and the substance of a genius, has persistently and convincingly guided the University to achieve the UGC 12B status and many other activities to bring the University into the limelight. With his relentless endeavors, he has put the University on the path of growth and professional development towards the fulfillment of the vision and mission of the University.

Adikavi Nannaya University Highlights:

AKNU highlights include address, year of establishment, contact, official email, approvals, schools, and programs offered are mentioned below:

Adikavi Nannaya University Highlights
Address Rajamahendravaram, Andhrapradesh, Andhra Pradesh, India - 533296
Fees Details
Year of Establishment
Contact 0883-2566030
Official Email [email protected]
Approvals UGC, NAAC, NBA, AICTE, and NCTE
Programs Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Ph.D

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AKNU Courses:

The University provides courses on B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, MBA, and many more, which are listed below:

Disciplines Courses Specialization
Engineering B.Tech Computer Science Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering
M.Tech Computer Science and Technology
Computer Application MCA -
Science M.Sc Applied Mathematics, Analytical Chemistry, Aquaculture, Bio-Chemistry, Botany, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Zoology
Pharmacy B.Pharm -
Education B.Ed -
Humanity and Arts MA Economics, English, Political Science, Psychology, Telgu
M.Phil -
Commerce M.Com -
Management MBA Marketing and Human Resource, Tourism, and Hospitality
Physical Education M.P.Ed -
D.P.Ed -
Law BA LLB -

AKNU Colleges:

The University Colleges, also known as Campus Colleges are located within the University Campus. The University has four colleges with 20 departments which consists of:

University colleges of Arts and Commerce:

In 2006, Arts, Science, and Commerce an integrated college was established. Later College of Arts and Commerce was carved out of the same in the year 2012. The College has 8 departments organizing 9 courses covering disciplines like Management Studies, Humanities, social and Behavioral Sciences.

Many faculty members of the Arts and Commerce College have made significant academic contributions both at the National and International levels. University provides its best faculty members for the welfare of every student.

University colleges of Science and Technology:

An integrated college of Arts, Science and Commerce was established in 2006 with the inception of the Adikavi Nannaya University. Later, the University College of Science and Technology was emerged as an independent administrative body in the year 2012 catering to the needs of the science department of the University. The college of science and technology is having 11 departments offering 12 M.Sc and Ph.D. courses with a strength of 600 students.

The college has been rapidly expanding its wings by introducing novel and job potential P.G courses like Applied Mathematics, Analytical Chemistry, Aquaculture, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, and Geo-Physics which are oriented to the needs of industry and market.

University colleges of Engineering:

College of Engineering was established to serve the academic needs of the students of Godavari Districts in the frontiers of Technical Education. The College of Engineering since its inception is on the rapid path of progress and expansion.

The College introduced Civil engineering and Mechanical engineering in the UG B.Tech program from 2019. As of now, the College is having CSE, Civil, ME, IT, ECE, and EE with 60 intakes per branch from 2019-20.

University colleges of Education:

The college was established in 2014 and is recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education, Bangalore with approx of an annual intake of 100 students. Now as per the new regulations of NCTE, the annual intake is 50. Admission can be done through the Education Common Entrance Test [APEDCET] conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

This university college of education focuses on teacher quality and the strength of the educator’s leadership. The college has established a good reputation for excellence and visionary thinking in its efforts to improve teaching and learning across the state of Andhra Pradesh, particularly within the context of imparting conceptual knowledge. 

AKNU MSN Campus - Kakinada:

MSN campus was established in November 1977. The Campus is ideally located in between 213 National Highway and Kakinada Port – Samalkot ADB Road in a 50.93 acres site at Thimmapuram village. The Campus is at a distance of nine kilometers from Kakinada Town Railway Station. The environment and facilities at the campus are very conducive to learning. The administrative control of this campus has been transferred to Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry vide. G.O. Ms. No. 19 Dated 06.04.2017.

A Building with 22,053 square feet was constructed in the said land in the year 1989. The A.U.P.G. Centre was shifted to its new building in June 1993 with a new caption as Andhra University M.S.Naicker P.G.Center.

AKNU Campus - Tadepalligudem:

The campus was established in the year 2004. Since April 2017 campus is under the administrative control of AKNU.

The campus is situated in a sprawling which is two kilometers away from the town. The present building consists of 09 Classrooms, Special Officer's Office, Computer Lab, Library, Office room, Faculty room, and a Seminar Hall. Several social and cultural activities are being conducted on campus.

AKNU Facilities:

University provides a huge based library which is called as Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Central Library. It started functioning in 2006 with a minimum collection of 100 books with an open access system. At present, the library has about 15000 text and reference books worth around 73,00,000/-. It also subscribes to about 50 different periodicals and 12 newspapers. Library also subscribes journals required for all the subjects. The library provides competitive books so that the students can make use of them for their job opportunities.

The motto is to inculcate the habit of reading among the students while catering to the academic and research activities of its students, scholars, and faculty members. The library is continuously making efforts to enrich its collection. TOFEL Cassettes in audio form and CDs along with GRE books are available in the reference section. Besides, a good collection of CDs for various departments are also available. The Unique facility in the library is it is having the last printed edition of the Oxford English Dictionary [OED] in 20 Volumes.

University has hostels facilities also. University has a separate sports club with all the necessary equipment and with individual sports ground.

NSS program is organized as regular activities as well as special camps, Blood Donation camps, and Medical Camps. The orientation course was organized for the first time in the university under supervision. Dr.B Kezia Rani rendered her services as chief warden Women's Hostel and played the main role in bringing the ladies hostel to the University Campus. At present, she is appointed as an NSS program coordinator. She is an Eminent Academician and Ethical Administrator.

AKNU Placements:

The Placement, Training and Research Guidance Centre [PTRGC] has been initiated in Adikavi Nannaya University with Dr. B. Jagan Mohan Reddy as an In-charge officer, Dr. K.Ramaneswari as an advisor, and Dr. I J N Padmavathi as coordinator.

AKNU placement cell holds a good position under recruiting more number of students. Key companies such as Infosys, Capgemini, Tech Mahindra, and many more such companies do come on the campuses for recruitment.

AKNU Affiliated Colleges:

University is having a various number of affiliated colleges inside it. Some of the AKNU affiliated colleges are Sir C R Reddy College, AKNU College, etc. Affiliated colleges not only increase the inner capability of university names but also provide various benefits for the university.

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AKNU Eligibility Criteria:

Courses Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech/B.Pharm/BA LLB
  • Candidates should have at least 45% aggregate in 10+2, from any recognized college or school.
  • Candidate should have passed their graduation from appropriate university or college.
  • Candidate should have done their graduation from any recognized university.
  • Candidate would have completed their 10th or 10+2 from appropriate School or college
  • Candidate should have done their graduation in the relevant field with appropriate marks.

AKNU Admissions:

Admissions can be done online through the official website of the college. Candidates can also visit campus directly for offline admission process. Admissions are done on both reservation-based as well as through entrance exam.

There is a common admission test known as Nannaya CET which is conducted for P.G students for all streams. The students who successfully pass this examination can seek admission to the University. Entrance exams are conducted by Osmania University, Hyderabad. Undergraduate students are chosen based on merit and it also depends on the reservation criteria.

AKNU Cutoffs:

The procedure for deciding the cutoff percentage is different for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Under-Graduate Courses:

  1. The cutoffs for undergraduate students are decided based on merit
  2. The college follows the reservation criteria and hence, in every course, there is a percentage of seats that are allotted to the SC/ST and minority sections of the society.
  3. Cutoffs are also based on the vacancy of seats and the results of the higher secondary examination.
  4. The University analyses the pass percentage and the average percentage scored by the students in the examination and establishes a cutoff that is suitable for the University's objectives.

Post Graduate Courses:

  1. The cutoffs primarily depend on the vacancy of seats
  2. The difficulty level of the question paper in the examination
  3. The pass percentage in the examination
  4. The average percentage scored by students in the examination
  5. The reservations that are prescribed by the government is also followed by the University to admit students in the affiliated colleges.

AKNU Hostel Details:

There are two hostels on the campus. One for boys and one for girls. All the basic facilities are provided to students so that they can have a comfortable stay at the hostel. AKNU facilities also include hostel with proper food which is cooked in a hygienic manner keeping in mind fro the health of students. The University also provides for the recreation of students and hence, the hostel has a sports ground of its own along with a TV. The hostel rooms are kept clean and are facilitated with beds, cupboards, and other essentials. Hostel has adequate power and water supply.

Adikavi Nannaya University Highlights

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Adikavi Nannaya University Reviews

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Bhaskar | Master of Computer Application [MCA], batch of 2019

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2019

  • 1.9
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Clubs & Associations 2.5
  • Academics & Faculty 1.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Placements & Internships 1
College Infrastructure

University hostel is just okay. INR 2500/- max fees for Hostel Classrooms, library, labs are good.

Clubs & Associations

Many events are celebrated in AKNU. To me college life does not feel as good as expected, having some pressure.

Sahithi | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2022

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2019

  • 2.7
  • Fees and Scholarship 2.5
  • Academics & Faculty 2.5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Clubs & Associations 2.5
Fees and Scholarship

It’s free of cost for the one who gets fee reimbursement. Loans are not needed.

Academics & Faculty

Classes, timings, and all the experiences are overall good. Best faculty.

Mohammed | Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2017

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2018

  • 2
  • College Infrastructure 2
  • Placements & Internships 1.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 2
  • Academics & Faculty 2.5
  • Clubs & Associations 2.5
College Infrastructure

Sufficient hostels are their minimum fee is for is a delicious and nice quality of classrooms with digital and full wifi enabled.

Placements & Internships

It's a too costly can only be admitted in this college.and good results and good studies will give some discount on the fee.

Harsha | Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2015

Reviewed on Feb 02, 2018

  • 3
  • Clubs & Associations 3
  • College Infrastructure 3
  • Academics & Faculty 3
  • Fees and Scholarship 3
  • Placements & Internships 3
Clubs & Associations

Many fests are organized by several departments on the campus.

College Infrastructure

There is the library with huge collections of the book.

Killi | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering), batch of 2017

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2017

  • 1
  • College Infrastructure 1
College Infrastructure

My hostel fee per month is INR 3000. Quality of classrooms, labs are good.

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