Andhra University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ayesha Taneem Ayesha Taneem | Oct 25, 2023
Ayesha Taneem
Ayesha Taneem

Updated on - Oct 25, 2023

Latest Updates for Andhra University

  • 19 February 2024 :

    Andhra University Results 2024 declared for B.Pharm and other courses.

  • 17 February 2024 :

    CUET UG 2024 application form is expected to be released by Feb 28, 2024, as per some media reports.

  • 12 February 2024 :

    Andhra University Results 2024 declared for B.Tech/M.Tech and B.Arch courses.

Andhra University was established in 1926 by the Madras University Act to serve the complete linguistic area of Andhra. Andhra University offers various UG and PG courses in regular and distance modes. The university runs as many as 313 courses in Arts, Science, Technology, Commerce, Engineering, Management, Law, Pharmacy and Education. Admission 2023 is ongoing. Admissions to courses like B.Arch, BCA, B.Sc, M.Tech, MCA, M.Ed, etc., are based on AP PGECET/CUET. 

Andhra University is not simply one of the oldest academic institutions in the country but also the primary to be conceived as a residential multi-disciplinary University. The Telugu-speaking people are emotionally connected to the university because of a prolonged conflict between the Telugu elite. The university has the distinction of having eight Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awardees, three Padma Vibhushan Awardees, four Padma Shri Awardees, One Sahitya Academy Award, and many more recipients of extraordinarily rated awards amongst its academic staff individuals and alumni. 

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Andhra University Quick Insights

Andhra University was established in 1926. The highlights of Andhra University, such as Recognition, university type, student-faculty ratio, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

Andhra University
Year of Establishment
Type of University
Student-Faculty Ratio
Campus Area
422 acres
Courses/ Degrees Offered
Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PG Diploma, Doctorate
Infrastructure Facilities
Library, Medical Facilities, Hostels, Auditorium, Gym, Computer Centre, etc.
Andhra Pradesh, India

Andhra University Admission Dates 2024

The list of key Andhra University admission dates 2024 is presented below

Event Date

CAT 2024 Admit Card

October, 2024 - November, 2024

CAT 2024 exam

November, 2024

Andhra University Ranking

Andhra University has secured the highest positions in various national and international institutions. The following is the list of Andhra Pradesh rankings. 

  • As per the NIRF Ranking 2022, Andhra University is ranked 36th in the university category and 71st in the overall general category.
  • Andhra University has been ranked 48th by NIRF ranking 2021 in the overall category.
  • Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2020 ranked Andhra University 1001+ worldwide. 
  • Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2020 ranked Andhra University 351-400 in Asia.
  • The QS World University Rankings ranked Andhra University 351-400 in Asia in 2020.
  • NIRF ranked Andhra University 36th overall in 2020.
  • Andhra University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences was ranked 34th in India in the pharmacy ranking.

Andhra University Courses

Andhra University Visakhapatnam offers various courses at different levels. UG courses can be for 3-4 years, depending on the type of course chosen; courses under UG are B.Sc, BE, BHM etc. PG courses are for 2 years, and courses under PG are LLM, M.Com, M.Sc, etc. Below is the table of a few courses along with their specialization

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BA 3 Years 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks +  AP PGECET scores
LLB 3 Years 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks +  AP PGECET scores
MBA 2 Years Graduate Degree + CAT/MAT/XAT scores
B.Tech 3 Years 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks +  AP PGECET scores
PhD 5 Years Master's Degree + PI

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Andhra University Fee Details

Andhra University offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in science, management, law, etc. Applicants pay their fees online or offline mode. Given below are some of the fees for different courses offered by the institute

Course Total Tuition Fee
BA INR 7.22 Lakh
LLB INR 7.22 Lakh
MBA INR 2.18 Lakh
B.Tech INR 11.55 Lakh
PhD INR 30,000

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Andhra University Departments

Andhra University has various departments that offer various courses and these departments are governed by various faculties.

Below is the list of few departments that AP University has 

Human Genetics
Systems Design
Civil Engineering
 Marine Engineering
Fine Arts 
Management Studies

Andhra University Admission

Andhra University admissions for 2023 are ongoing. Admissions to courses like B.Arch, BCA, B.Sc, M.Tech, MCA, M.Ed, etc., are based on AP PGECET/CUET. The mode of application at Andhra University is online. The college conducts numerous entrance tests for admission to postgraduate, Engineering and Management courses. The information for admission is as follows.

Andhra University Eligibility Criteria

Andhra University offers various courses in different disciplines. The university decides eligibility criteria for every course; if the students fail to fulfil them, their application will be considered invalid for admission. Below is a list of a few courses offered by Andhra University with their eligibility criteria

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate should have passed the 10+2 examination from a recognized university.
  • The candidate should have a valid test score for the AP PGECET examination.

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • A bachelor's degree in any discipline with 50% marks (relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories) from any recognized university. 
  • Candidates appearing in the final semester examination of the qualifying bachelor's degree are eligible to appear and, if selected, must meet the eligibility criteria of the MBA Programme in due course of time.

PhD Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should have a master's degree in engineering or technology or any equivalent degree from any recognized university.
  • Candidate shall appear for the entrance examination conducted by the university.

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Why Choose Andhra University?

AP University has well-skilled and expert faculty are recognized globally for their research contributions. About 354 Professors, 198 Associates: professors and 115 Assistance Professors serve the university. There are 365 affiliated colleges spread throughout 5 districts under the territorial jurisdiction of Andhra University, and nearly 1 lakh students are admitted to these colleges. The university is providing numerous new Courses of relevance and Contemporary significance.

Andhra University Academic Advantages

  • Andhra University is the first university to be accepted as a teaching-cum-affiliating and residential university in India.
  • It particularly offers postgraduate teaching and research training to its students.
  • Andhra University has 5 constituent colleges and gives 313 courses at postgraduate, diploma and undergraduate levels in the fields of Science, Engineering, Arts, Commerce, Pharmacy, Law and Education.
  • Andhra University has a School of Distance Education that gives undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. Centre for Religious Studies, Institute for Yoga and Consciousness and Population Research Centre, and Agro-Economic Research Centre are a number of the research centres that Andhra University have on its campus. 

Andhra University Cutoff

Andhra University cutoff 2022 is released. Candidates seeking admission to various UG and PG courses are required to meet the cutoff declared by Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam. The cutoff varies according to the courses which the university provides. The cutoff is decided according to the scores acquired by the scholars in the examinations. The college students with the required cutoff are eligible to be admitted to the course. The university determines the cutoffs on the premise of the overall performance of the scholars in the examinations.

Andhra University BE AP EAPCET Cutoff 2022

BE Specialisation Cutoff Rank
Electronics and Communication Engineering 9413
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 41743
Mechanical Engineering 57802
Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering 27755
Civil Engineering 50144
Geo Informatics 33012

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Andhra University Result

Andhra University has released the AU Result on its official website. Student's Roll Number is needed to check the result. The consolidated marks list and original degree can be received from the controller of the exam office. 

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Andhra University Infrastructure

The university's campus is dotted with 121 buildings for academic, administrative, and aid services, with a plinth region of approximately 190,000 square meters (2 million square feet) and 324 staff quarters. The overall region of the Visakhapatnam main campus is 422 acres. It serves the academic desires of 5 districts of Andhra Pradesh, namely Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam. Located at the uplands of Visakhapatnam, The City of Destiny, the university campus is scenic, with the Bay of Bengal on one side of it and, on the other, the green Kailasagiri hill range. 

Some other features of campus are

  • Hostels
  • Library
  • Medical Centre
  • Guest House
  • Sports Facilities

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Andhra University Placements

The training and placement cell of Andhra University offers all elements of campus placements. Besides, the training and placement cell additionally assists the scholars by giving them better training before the campus placement drive. The cell continuously evaluates the placement-associated activities to gain higher placement outcomes and maintain the standards. Some highlights of the Andhra University Placements are

  • The highest CTC offered is INR 50 LPA.
  • The average CTC offered is INR 7 LPA.
  • Andhra University has a placement rate of 90%.

Andhra University Top Recruiters

Some of the recruiters are

Amazon Microsoft
Financial Software Systems
SAP Labs Kony Labs
STAM Intective Solutions
CDK Global Zensar Technologies Imobigeeks
Hitachi Consulting ADP Nebulogic

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Andhra University Scholarships

Andhra University offers scholarships to its students to provide quality education without financial burden. The scholarships offered are as follows:

  • Merit Social Welfare/ Tribal Welfare Scholarships
  • BTH Scholarship
  • Merit-cum-means Scholarships
  • Janmabhumi Post Matric Scholarship
  • AP Social welfare Department

Andhra University Distance Education

School of Distance Education, an organ of the university, commenced in 1972 and has been one of the pioneering institutions in the area of Higher Education. It has been striving to increase the reach of higher training to specific sections of society placed in divergent geographical areas, mainly in the State of Andhra Pradesh. Students of this institution study the identical syllabus and are subject to the same rules as the regular college students of Andhra University. The courses offered are as

  • Bachelor's Course - B.Sc, BA, B.Com
  • Master's Course - MA, M.Com, M.Sc, MBA
  • Post Graduate Diploma - Disaster Management, Environmental Studies, Management 

Andhra University Alumni

The Andhra University Alumni Association (AAA) is energetic in extending help to the organization in all spheres. Apart from organizing unique programs, Andhra University Alumni Association conducts a grand Annual Alumni Meet every year in December commemorating the birth anniversary of its founder, Vice-Chancellor Sir C.R. Reddy. Some of the notable AP University alumni are

Notable Alumni Profession
Trivikram Srinivas Indian film director
Jasti Chelameswar Former Judge of Supreme Court of India
G. M. C. Balayogi Former Speaker of the Lok Sabha
P. Susheela Indian Playback Singer
Neeli Bendapudi President of Pennsylvania State University
C. R. Rao Mathematical statistician

Andhra University Highlights

Affiliate University Andhra University
Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 295
Year of Establishment 1926
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 81761
Campus Area 423.12
Area (in acre) 280000
Accredited by NAAC
Recognised by UGC

Andhra University Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#9 in 2023 University
#22 in 2023 Pharmacy
#43 in 2023 University
#10 in 2021 University

Andhra University Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
Bachelor of Engineering -- 4 Years
BTech ₹11,54,960 4 Years
MBA ₹3,00,000 2 Years
LLB -- 3 Years
BSc ₹1,94,898 3 Years
MTech ₹2,00,000 2 Years
BCA ₹1,94,898 3 Years
B.Pharmacy ₹11,54,960 4 Years
BBA ₹2,59,866 3 Years
B.Arch ₹14,43,700 5 Years

Andhra University Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by Andhra University

B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: AP PGECET

₹ 11,54,960 (4 Years)

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

₹ 11,54,960 (4 Years)

₹ 1,94,898 (3 Years)

₹ 2,59,866 (3 Years)

₹ 1,36,000 (2 Years)

  • Specialization:
  • Hr

M.Phil [Master of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 19,600 (2 Years)

B.Ed [Bachelor of Education]

Offline On Campus

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 16,290 (3 Years)

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,51,587 (3 Years)

M.Plan [Master of Planning]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,50,000 (2 Years)

₹ 81,200 (2 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

₹ 70,000 (2 Years)

M.Ed [Master of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 19,600 (2 Years)

₹ 5,41,386 (3 Years)

₹ 8,66,220 (6 Years)

Bachelor of Performing Arts

Offline On Campus

BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,96,000 (3 Years)

₹ 14,43,700 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted by Andhra University


Exam Date: May 15, 2024

Andhra University FAQs

How many courses are offered by Andhra University?

Andhra University offers 313 courses in the fields of Arts, Science & Technology, Commerce, Management, Law, Engineering, Education and Pharmacy.

Are there any entrance exams for admission to postgraduate courses at Andhra University?

Yes. Candidates must appear for the AP PGCET exam for admission to postgraduate courses such as MA, MSc and MCom offered by the university.

What all facilities are available at Andhra University?

Andhra university campus has facilities such as separate hostels for boys & girls, sports complex, placement training centre, gymnasium, seminar halls, banks, post office, and high-end library.

Does Andhra University offer scholarships?

Yes, Andhra University scholarships are offered under various categories. The university offers Tribal Welfare and Merit Social Welfare scholarships to eligible candidates as well.

How are the placements at Andhra University for B.Tech students?

AUCOE & AUCEW achieved 95% & 100% placements respectively during Andhra University Placements 2022. The highest salary package stood at INR 15 LPA. Cognizant was the largest recruiter. Other recruiters include Infosys, IBM, Accenture, Capgemini etc.

Andhra University Reviews

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Reviewed on Dec 05, 2020
3.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility for admission is NEET with a minimum cut off marks of 500+ in the entrance exam.

Fees & Scholarships : Andhra University, [AU] Vishakhapatnam Fee Structure. The course fee is about INR 50,000 per annum.

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Sankar Kunchala Batch 2019 M.Com [Master of Commerce]
Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : I have written AUCET in may this year and I got 40 ranks in that entrance test, through this test I got a seat in Andhra University.

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Chandu Yadav Batch 2019 B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering
Reviewed on Nov 11, 2018
4 Placements
3 Fees

Placements & Internships : There are some of the internships provided by the university. The expected salary per year is INR 3,00,000 - 5,00,000 lakhs per annum.  

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria are to pass the 10+2 with

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Reviewed on Sep 27, 2018
4 Placements
3.5 Academics
4 Infrastructure
4 Campus

Placements & Internships : : no : IT and mostly pharmaceuticals, laboratories. Average Salary - 5.5L/A Highest Salary - 7.5L/A 40% placements. Not yet experienced

Entrance Exams & Admissions : There is an entrance exam which is conducted by the

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Shiva Lenka Batch 2020 MBBS [Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery]
Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : NEET exam is compulsory to get admission into AU and a score of 570 for general is a must to get admission into AU. 

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