Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (University for Women)was founded in the year 1983 by Sri N.T.Rama Rao, the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, with the fervent desire to train women students as better builders of the Nation and to inculcate skills of leadership in all aspects of life. The University was established under the Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam Act of 1983, which has come into force on the 14 of April 1983.
The University was started with ten faculties and 300 students and twenty staff members. Currently, the University has a student population of nearly 4000 and an academic staff of 105 and 131 academic consultants. The campus of Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam is spread out in a lush green area of 138.43 acres. The University is situated at a distance of 3 km from the railway and bus stations of Tirupati.
The Centre provides higher education to women through distance mode making them self-reliant. The Courses serve the purpose of extending academic excellence, orientation, and motivation to the students for creative interaction with society.
Type of University
|Approved by||University Grants Commission (UGC)|
|Recognized by||Distance Education Council (DEC)|
|Address||Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh|
|M.Sc, M.Com, MA, B.Ed, PGD|
Distance education offers M.Sc, MA among other courses. The major SPMVV Distance Education courses are mentioned below:
|MA||Economics, English, Music, Telugu, Women's Studies,|
|PG Diploma||Family and Health Counselling, Pre-school Education, Public Relations|
|MA (Women's studies)||
|PGD (Family and Health Counselling)||
|PGD (Pre-school Education)||
|PGD (Public Relations)||
Candidates who are Eligible can apply to interested courses. Eligible learners will be given provisional admission based on the attested xerox copies of the certificates enclosed with the application. All learners must produce their original certificates for verification either personally at the DDE, SPMVV or through their study centers. DDE will give Provisional admission based on Provisional certificate and marks lists of the qualifying exams.
|Course||Duration||Fees Average Tuition Fees|
|LLM [Master of Laws]||2 Years||₹12,000|
|MA [Master of Arts]||2 Years||₹8,000|
|M.Sc [Master of Science]||2 Years||₹13,500|
|BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts]||6 Months||₹3,000|
Eligibility Criteria at SPMVV - Distance Education: Eligibility Criteria for Distance M.Sc: Candidates must obtain a Bachelor\'s Degree in B.A. / B.Sc. Degree from a recognised University to be eligible to apply for this course. Candidates must pursue Mathematics as one of the optional subjects. Candidates must secure 50% in Mathematics. Candidates who have studied Mathematics as an ancillary subject are not eligible. Application Process at SPMVV - Distance Education: Application Process for Distance M.Sc: The eligible candidate should fill the Application form online on the APICET website. They should then click on the “Apply Online” tab. The eligible candidate will be required to register using their email id & password. The eligible candidate will have to fill in personal, qualification, contact details in the form. The eligible candidate should also upload their scanned passport sized colour photograph and signature in the form during the admission process. The eligible candidate should then review the application form carefully and submit the same by clicking on the “Submit” tab to complete the application process for admission. Next, the “Registration Fee Payment Procedure” Web Page will appear on the screen. You should now make the payment of application fee using available payment modes....