Andhra University will release the First Allotment List for PG courses on Nov 27. Candidates can check the allotment list online for confirming their admission to the applied course. The selected candidates need to pay the course fee latest by Nov 30.

Andhra University (AU) is one of the prestigious universities located in Visakhapatnam. In the recent placements, a total of 464 students were placed with salary packages ranging between 3 LPA to 13 LPA. With B.E/ B.tech and M.Sc as its popular courses, the university also runs various other programs in the streams of Arts, Science, and Technology, Commerce, Engineering, Management, Law, Pharmacy and Education. The selection for admission to the courses is entrance based. 

Andhra University offers various UG and PG courses in regular as well as distance mode. These courses are offered in University Teaching Departments and Affiliated Colleges. The University has a separate department named as Andhra University School of Distance Education to serve the purpose of the private mode of study.

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Andhra University Important Dates

EVENT DATE
Release of Provisional Allotment List for PG courses 27 Nov, 2020
Payment of Fees for the Applied Course 30 Nov, 2020

Andhra University Highlights

Establishment year | Type  1926 | State
Recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC)
Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Library Books - 5,05,000, E-journals – 8500+
Courses offered UG, PG, and Doctoral
Selection criteria Entrance-based
Facilities offered Library, Cyber Lab, Training & Placement Cell, Health Services, and Transport
Location Waltair Junction, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530003
How to Reach Andhra University 5.2 Km from Visakhapatnam Railway Station
Official website | Contact https://www.andhrauniversity.edu.in/ | 0891 2844000

Andhra University Courses

The University runs as many as 313 courses in Arts, Science, and Technology, Commerce, Engineering, Management, Law, Pharmacy and Education. It has five constituent colleges and four AU Campuses. The Colleges of Arts and Commerce is the biggest constituent college in the University with 26 Departments offering 42 courses including four Diploma Courses.

Also, Check Andhra University Fee Structure.

Andhra University Admissions

Andhra University Admission is done on the basis of state-level or university-level entrance examinations. Applicants who successfully qualify the exam and score minimum required marks are considered for admission. To know more about admission related information, students must check the mentioned links:

Andhra University Distance Education

AU SDE (Andhra University School of Distance Education) was started in 1972 by Andhra University. It has 23 permanent faculties. The school of distance education presently offering 4 UG Programs, 18 PG Programs, 5 Certification Courses, 9 PG Diploma Courses, 15 Professional Courses, and 7 Collaborative Courses through Distance Education Mode.

Check AU SDE Courses.

Andhra University Placement

Andhra University in Vishakhapatnam has Training and Placement cell which makes students aware of the Corporate world and culture. Students from Architecture, Law, Engineering, and Pharmacy background participate every year in the placement process. The NIRF 2019 report of Andhra University (AU) states the following information about the university placements:

  • No. of Students Placed

Year Architecture Law Engineering Pharmacy
2015-16 15 UG (3 years): 4
PG (2 years): 4
UG: 292
PG: 65
UG (4 years): 5
PG (2 years): 30
PG (3 years): 2
PG (6 years): 4
2016-17 21 UG (3 years): 28
PG (2 years): 11
UG: 251
PG: 187
UG (4 years): 18
PG (2 years): 63
PG (3 years): 1
PG (6 years): 5
2017-18 25 UG (3 years): 32
PG (2 years): 16
UG: 221
PG: 84
UG (4 years): 15
PG (2 years): 64
PG (3 years): 2
PG (6 years): 5
  • Median Salary offered

Year Architecture Law Engineering Pharmacy
2015-16 INR 2,50,000 UG (3 years): INR 8.40,000
PG (2 years): INR 4,80,000
UG: INR 3,50,000
PG: INR 5,50,000
UG (4 years): INR 1,50,000
PG (2 years): INR 3,00,000
PG (3 years): INR 2,00,000
PG (6 years): INR 2,50,000
2016-17 INR 2,50,000 UG (3 years): INR 19,60,000
PG (2 years): INR 9,60,000
UG: INR 3,50,000
PG: INR 6,50,000
UG (4 years): INR 2,40,000
PG (2 years): INR 3,00,000
PG (3 years): INR 2,00,000
PG (6 years): INR 2,50,000
2017-18 INR 2,50,000 UG (3 years): INR 2,28,000
PG (2 years): INR 13,40,000
UG: INR 4,00,000
PG: INR 6,50,000
UG (4 years): INR 2,00,000
PG (2 years): INR 3,00,000
PG (3 years): INR 2,50,000
PG (6 years): INR 2,50,000

Andhra University Results

The University conducts Semester examination for its UG and PG courses under University teaching departments & affiliated colleges in the month of July every year. In order to check the course wise semester results, students have to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Visit the official website of Andhra University.
  2. In the main menu, click on the ‘Examination’ tab.
  3. Now click on the results, and you will be redirected to the latest result page.
  4. After clicking on the desired link, a PDF will be displayed on the screen which displays the provisional (Roll Number wise) list of passed students.

Also, Check Andhra University Result

Andhra University Exam

Every year, the University conducts the semester examination in the months of July and January. Students can check their results through the official website of the University.

Students can download the Exam Schedule (course/semester wise) by navigating to the official website of the Andhra University.

  1. Visit the official website of Andhra University.
  2. In the main menu, click on the ‘Examination’ tab.
  3. Now click on the exam schedule, and you will be redirected to the timetable page.
  4. Now click on your desired link. Save and download the timetable to avoid the inconvenience at the time of examination.

These marks statements are forwarded to the principals of respective colleges. Students are advised to confirm their status by visiting their concerned colleges.

Those students who are not satisfied with their marks can make a request to the University’s Controller of Examination Department before the last date.

Andhra University FAQ

Ques. What are the facilities offered by Andhra University?

Ans. The facilities offered at the University is as follows:

  • Library
  • IT Lab
  • Training centers for interviews, written test & Placement Cell
  • Health Services 
  • Transport

Ques. What are the entrance exams considered at Andhra University?

Ans. The institute accepts certain specific entrance exams for specific courses. They are as follows:

  • AUCET and AUEET entrance exams for UG and PG courses.
  • The University accepts national level and state level entrance tests as well. They also consider GATE exam rankings too.Which companies are the major recruiters that come for placements drives at Andhra University?

The major recruiters that come for placement drives at Andhra University is as follows:

  • Wipro
  • Infosys
  • TCS
  • ISRO
  • DRDO
  • IRS

Ques. What are some special programmes offered by Andhra University?

Ans. The University offers several courses in UG and PG. It also offers some special programmes in parasitology, marine fisheries, plant cytogenetics, hydrology, petroleum exploration studies, human genetics, nanosciences and entomology.

Ques. What is the mode of admission at Andhra University?

Ans. The mode of admission is online. Offline mode is not available for this college.

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

Ans. The B.Tech placements at Andhra University have a placement rate of 84-91% which is declining year-by-year. Earlier in 2016, the placement rate was 91%, which declined to 89% in 2017, and the recent placements of 2018 show 84% placement rate. The median salary offered to the students ranges between 3-4 LPA. One of the main reasons for this decline is the choice of students who opt for higher studies rather than participating in the placement process. In 2016, out of 375 students, 56 students opted for higher studies. In 2017, out of 355 students, 76 students chose a Master's degree for their next career option. And, in 2018 the no. continued to increase, out of 356 students 95 students opted for higher studies. The remaining few students who neither participate in On-campus placements nor they go for higher studies, find placements off-campus.

Ques. Does Andhra University provide hostel accommodation to students?

Ans. Yes, the university provides hostel accommodation to its students as per their school of study. There are a total of 8 hostels, namely:

  • Arts & Commerce Hostel
  • Science & Technology Hostel
  • Engineering Hostel
  • Ladies Hostel, Maharanipeta
  • Law Hostel
  • Research Hostel
  • Engineering Ladies Hostel
  • International Students Hostel

Ques. What are the Diploma and Certificate courses offered at Andhra University School of Distance Education?

Ans. The diploma courses offered at Andhra University are:

- Postgraduate Diploma in Management

- Diploma in Music 

The certificate courses offered at Andhra University are:

- PGDCPA

- Computer certificate course