Acharya Nagarjuna University is an autonomous university in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. The university has over 450 affiliated colleges and offers UG, PG, PG Diploma, and Certificate courses in them. Nagarjuna University offers distance education as well.
Some of the popular courses offered by the ANU include, B.Tech, B.Sc, BA, M.Com, M.Phil programs. For admission to undergraduate courses, candidates must have obtained a higher secondary certificate, while a graduate degree for postgraduate courses.
Admission to all the other UG courses is done on the basis of merit secured in the last qualifying exams.
Similarly for postgraduate programs, aspirants have to sit for several qualifying exams according to their course interest. The entrance exams include, AP PGECET, AU CET, ANU PGCET and AP PGLCET exam.
The University also offers an M.Phil.at the Doctorate level under three areas of discipline.
The application forms are available online as well as offline.
The university has a good placement track record. The major hirings have been from DharaniInfotech, Kripa Telecom, Solutions, and Ages.
|Name of the institute||Acharya Nagarjuna University|
|Institute Type||Autonomous University|
|Courses Offered||UG, PG, PGD, Certificate|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Merit-based + Entrance Exam|
|Application Mode||Online and Offline|
|BA||₹3,740 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|BBA||₹4,475 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|BHM||₹74,575 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|B.Lib.I.Sc||₹5,950 (Total Fees)||10+2|
|B.Sc||₹8,395 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|Certification||₹5,140 (Total Fees)||-|
|Diploma||₹6,550 (Total Fees)||-|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering
The university offers a B.Tech. under the following specializations along with a B.Arch for a duration of four and five years respectively-
|No. of Specializations||B.Tech. - 5|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||10+2 with PCM|
Basic Admission Criteria
|B.Tech. - JEE Main/AP EAMCET|
|B.Arch. - NATA|
Candidates should have passed or appeared for 10+2 examination with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optionals or related vocational courses in the fields of Engineering and Technology, conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh.
Admission to the B.Tech. program will be granted on the basis of the candidate’s performance in JEE Main or AP EAMCET.
Admission to the B.Arch. program will be granted on the basis of the candidate’s performance in NATA.
Aside from the above mentioned programs, ANU also offers a B.Sc., B.Pharm., B.A., B.Com., BHM, BBA, B.LIB.I.Sc, B.P.Ed, and BCA at the UG level.
|Duration||All Courses - 3 Years|
|B.Pharm. - 4 Years|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||10+2 passing certificate|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Merit Based + Qualifying exam|
Acharya Nagarjuna University provides admission to interested and eligible candidates to various undergraduate courses. Below are the specializations and eligibility criteria for each UG course:
|B.Sc||Electronics||10+2 passing certificate Higher secondary certificate||AP EAMCET Scores|
|Costume and Fashion Technology|
|B.Pharm||-||10+2 passing certificate Higher secondary certificate|
|BA||Economics||10+2 passing certificate||Merit-based|
Note- The selection of the eligible candidates will be made on merit basis. Those who are applying for B.Pharm and B.Sc programs must appear for the respective entrance exams. Accordingly, they will be called for the counselling process.
Candidates must take the following documents with them at the time of admission:
The university offers an M.Tech. under the following disciplines-
|No. of Specializations||6|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||B.Tech. in a relevant field|
|Basic Selection Criteria||AP PGECET|
Aspirants seeking admission in the M.Tech. program must possess a B.Tech. degree from a recognised college/university with at least 45% marks in or a minimum of 50% in the relevant stream.
Admission to the M.Tech. program is granted on the basis of the candidate’s performance in Ap PGECET.
The table below encapsulates important highlights of the postgraduate courses offered by the Acharya Nagarjuna University.
|Eligibility||A bachelor's degree|
ANU offers the postgraduate programs at its affiliated colleges to the eligible candidates. Following are the course details and eligibility requirements for each of them.
|MBA||-||A bachelor’s degree (except BFA and BOL)||APICET Scores|
|M.Sc||Chemistry||A bachelor’s degree in relevant field||ANUPGCET Scores|
|Food Science And Nutrition|
|Nano Science and Technology (Biotechnology)|
|Electronics and Instrumentation|
|MA||Economics||A bachelor’s degree||Merit Based + Entrance Exam|
|Journalism and Mass communication|
|Ancient History and Archeology|
|M.Pharm||Pharmaceutical Analysis||A B.Pharm degree||AP PGECET scores|
|M.P.Ed||-||A bachelor’s degree||Merit - based + Entrance Exam|
|MHRM||-||An undergraduate degree in relevant field||Merit - based + Entrance Exam|
|M.LIB.I.Sc.||-||An undergraduate degree in relevant field||ANUPGCET scores|
|MCA||-||A bachelor’s degree||APICET Scores|
|M.Ed||-||A B.Ed degree from a recognized university||AUCET Scores|
|MTTM||-||A bachelor’s degree||Merit - based + Entrance Exam|
The selection of the candidates applying for postgraduate courses at ANU is based on the entrance exam scores and counseling. Candidates are required to submit the following documents:
The university offers various specializations in M.Phil courses. Here are the major highlights of the course:
|Eligibility||A postgraduate degree|
|Selection Criteria||Merit-basis + Qualifying exam|
The eligibility criteria for M.Phil course at the Acharya Nagarjuna University is a postgraduate degree in a relevant field from a recognized university.
The admission of the candidate will be accepted on the basis of their merit and performance in the entrance/qualifying exam.
Along with UG and PG courses, ANU provides admissions in PG Diploma courses, below are the major highlights related to them.
|Eligibility||A graduate degree|
The eligibility criteria for PG Diploma courses at the Acharya Nagarjuna University is a graduate degree in a relevant field from a recognized university.
The admission of the candidate will be accepted on the basis of their merit.
To apply for admission to ANU Guntur, the students must first apply for the relevant entrance exams.
To apply at ANU, the candidates must follow the steps given below:
Candidates can also obtain the application form offline from the university and submit the filled application form in the university with a DD or bank challan.
To apply online for ANU PGCET the candidates must visit the official website of ANU PGECET.
Note- The payment of registration and processing fee is INR. 600/-for OC/BC candidates; INR. 500/- for SC/ST/PH candidates + Bank charges (if any).
ANU offers some schemes in the form of Direct Benefit Transfer or Central Plan Scheme Monitoring System. These are the schemes offered by the university:
|NATA 1st and 2nd Exam||01 Aug, 2020; 29 Aug, 2020;|
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