PVKN Govt Degree College, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh is granted affiliation by the Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. The college was inaugurated by Sanjeevaiah, the then Hon’ble Chief Minister of AP, Sri Govindarajulu Naidu, in the presence of former Vice-Chancellor of S. V. University, Tirupati, Sri Govindarajulu Naidu. The college offers evening courses along with day courses for the convenience of the in-service employees who desire to meet their educational needs. The college was earlier known as ‘Government Arts and Science College’. It was renamed as PVKN Govt. College in 1981-82 in the memory of Sri Papudesi Venkata Krishnama Naidu (PVKN), who was a philanthropist and the founder president of the college committee. Earlier, the college provided just degree courses, but began offering Post Graduate courses beginning from the academic year 2001-02. Recognized as Nodal College for the Chittoor district, the College has been quite active and students here have been placed at well-known multi-national companies

Facts and Figures

Year of Establishment


Jawahar Knowledge Center


English language lab


Re-accredited with

B Grade by NAAC (2010-11)

Courses offered

M.Sc., (Organic Chemistry), M.Sc., (Mathematics), M.Sc., (Botany), M.Com., (General), M.Com., (Finance Management) and M.A., (Economics)

Why to join PVKN Govt. Degree College, Chittoor?

1. Supportive environment for development: PVKN Govt. College has 26 departments that are built with spacious classrooms. With a well-stocked library, equipped laboratories, broadband facility, Eco Club, Consumer Club, Red Ribbon Club, Literary Club and many others, the college is complete with contemporary infrastructure. By accessing these facilities, students are ensured of their future growth and development.

2. Multiple activities for participating: The college has formed several committees to offer services to students. Among them, examination cell, women empowerment cell, employment info center, career counseling center, equal opportunity cell, grievance and redressal centre, anti-ragging committee are some of the prominent ones. By actively joining these cells, students gain confidence and a positive outlook towards life.

3. Exposure through national seminars and workshops: The college actively participates in seminars and workshops held across the country. In addition, there is a University Grants Commission Cell to take care of academic activities. There are various publications, both national and international, wherein college faculty has actively participated and contributed.