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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam has been established by Andhra Pradesh State Government G.O vide MS No: 89 Higher Education (UE.II) Department dated 25/06/2008, with a view to augment the education facilities in the Srikakulam District and to cater to the educational needs of the people of the district. 

A policy of extending higher education facilities to the backward regions of Srikakulam District, Andhra University, with U.G.C. Support, came forward to institute two disciplines viz. Economics and Rural Development at Post Graduate level in 1977-1978 at Srikakulam in the name and style of Andhra University Post Graduate Extension Centre, later as Andhra University Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Post Graduate Centre, still later as A.U. Campus Etcherla, Srikakulam, and presently as Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam.

The State Government sanctioned 12 additional courses to this Centre, of which only four courses, viz., M.Com., M. Sc. Mathematics, B.L. and M.L.I. Sc. were actually started from the academic year 1988-1989 and two more courses viz. M.B.A. and M.L. were added in the year 1994. During the academic year 2005-2006, M.A. Education course was started and in the academic year 2006-2007, the University Administration introduced M.A. English, M.Sc. Organic Chemistry and M.C.A. Courses in the campus.

Presently the campus has 20 P.G. courses catering to the needs of 1350 Plus Post Graduate students and 27 research scholars working for their M. Phil. and Ph.D., and is backed up by 77 faculty members including, Assistant Professors, Teaching Associates, Teaching Assistants and Resource Faculty; and 191 non-teaching staff members.

The university offers courses like B.Com, B.B.A., M.B.A, PhD etc.The admission for the courses is possible via both online as well as offline mode and is based on merit basis.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam Highlights

Year of establishment 2008
Campus Andhra Pradesh
Campus size 195 acre
Recognised by UGC, AIU Member
Modes of education Full-time
Total no. of seats *(530) Post Graduates Seats
Official website http://brauap.in
Gender intake Co-education
Application mode (when admission are open) Online and offline
Total Faculty 77
Affiliated Colleges 93 colleges providing Under-Graduate courses, 11 colleges providing Post-Graduate courses,1 law college,16 colleges proving B. Ed courses
Entrance Exams Accepted AUCET-Exams and AUEET

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam Courses

The following are details of the popular courses offered by the university: -

Courses Details
B.Sc. Duration: 3 years
Specialization: General
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 or equivalent examination securing at least 50% marks
B.Com.
B.B.A. Duration: 3 years
Specialization: Business Administration
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 or equivalent examination securing at least 50% marks
M.Com. Duration: 2 years
Specialization: Commerce
Eligibility Criteria: B.Com (including vocational and restructured courses) and B.B.M
M.B.A. Duration: 2 years
Specialization: Business Administration
Eligibility Criteria: Graduation in any discipline
M.C.A. Duration: 2 years
Specialization: Computer Applications
Eligibility Criteria: BCA from a recognized university
Ph.D Full time & Part time Duration: 3 years
Specialization: Biotechnology, Commerce, Management, Economics, Rural, Development, Social Work
Eligibility Criteria: PG and UG degrees with at least 60% marks (or equivalent GPA) at both levels.

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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam Admissions

BRAU Srikakulam admissions are conducted online through the official website of the University. The programmes are offered in full-time mode only. Here are some important highlights regarding the admission process of various programmes offered by BRAU Srikakulam:

UG Courses:

Under UG wing, BRAU, Srikakulam offers multiple programmes which include LLB, Integrated BA LLB, B.Ed, BA, BSc, BCom, and BBA. The duration of these programmes varies from course to course.

  • Candidates applying for UG programmes need to have qualified Class 12 in the relevant stream
  • For LLB and B.Ed programme, candidate must have passed graduation in the relevant discipline
  • Admission to the UG programme is based on the marks scored in Class 12
  • Candidates for LLB and BA LLB, are selected on the basis of marks obtained in Law Common Entrance Test (LAW CET). LAW CET is a state-level UG Law entrance exam conducted online by the University

PG Courses:

The University at PG level, offers various programmes such as MA, MSc, MBA, MCA, MCom, LLM, MTech, and M.L.I.Sc. The duration of these programmes varies from courses to course.

  • For MBA, MCom, M.L.I.Sc, LLM, MSc, MA and MCA, selection is done on the basis of marks scored in graduation
  • Admission to MJMC programme is based on scores obtained in the entrance exam conducted by the University itself
  • Admission to the MEd programme is based on the marks obtained in MEd Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by the University

MPhil and PhD Course:

Admission to the MPhil and PhD programme is based on the candidate’s score in Dr. BR Ambedkar University Research Entrance Test (Dr BRAU RET) conducted by the University. However, candidates who have qualified UGC NET/ UGC CSIR NET/ GATE exams are exempted from University’s entrance exam.

How to Apply?

  • Visit the Website.
  • Select the eligible course.
  • Candidates should download the Hall-Tickets from the University website and attend the examination.
  • A candidate has to pay Rs. 500/- (Plus Bank charges applicable for the mode of payment selected) as Registration and Application Processing Fee (and late fee if applicable) by opting any of the following modes of payments: (a) Andhra Bank / State Bank of India Challan (b)Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking.
  • After filling the online Application form with the required details, verify all the details carefully and press Submit button.
  • Filled in Application form will be generated that contains application number along with filled details. Take a print out of filled in online application Form. Use the Application number for future correspondence till the admission process is completed.

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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam Placements

Students, during their course of study, are provided with ample training and real work experience through internships, guest lectures, seminars and workshops to develop their professional skills.

The University continuously coordinates with many corporate representatives and potential recruiters who conduct campus interviews to select their future employees from DBRAU.

Course type Average Salary Highest Salary Companies Visiting
Master of Business Administration [MBA] 6 Lacs Per Annum 12 Lacs Per Annum Idea, Mphasis, Tata Motors, Jindal Steel, Sony Ericsson, Pepsico, Nokia, Honda, Himalaya, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, KPMG, JP Morgan etc.
Master of Computer Application [MCA] - - Wipro, IBM, Infosys, HCL Technologies, Capgemini, Ernst & Young, TCS, Amazon, Flipkart etc.

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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam Scholarships

The University is a state government undertaken university; hence all the government scholarships apply to this university. Students who cannot afford the fee, and/or are from economically low backgrounds can avail the scholarships, education loans are also accepted by the college.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam Facilities

Hostels - Hostels are provided on campus for both boys and girls at nominal rates. The rooms are given on first come first serve basis on double and triple sharing, and every student is given an exclusive bed and study table. There is fast Wi-Fi on campus 24*7. Purified drinking water is available on all the floors of the hostel. 24-hour security is deployed on major spots of the campus and around the hostels. The mess serves hygienic, freshly prepared food every day for students and faculty. The average cost of a meal is Rs. 35.

Library - The Library has a vast collection of various books, periodicals, National and International journals, newspaper, and reports. The Library is well-connected with the Wi-Fi connection.

Laboratories - The University has a computer lab that is well-equipped with all the modern facilities such as and latest equipment and internet connectivity.

Sports – The university has various indoor and outdoor sports facilities.

Other facilities: -

  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Medical Facility
  • Canteen
  • Gym

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam Faculty

The university has a set of well experienced and qualified faculty. The university consists of 77 faculty members (12 Regular Teachers, 49 Assistant Professors,6 Teaching Associates, 9 Teaching Assistants and 1 Resource Faculty) and 191 non-teaching staff members (11 Regular, 36 Employees with Time Scale, 13 Employees Daily Wages, 77 Outsourcing,3 Consolidated Pay, 14 Rtd. Staff on Consolidate Pay, 1 Medical Officer and 36 Contract Employees). Some of the faculty members are:

Dr. Peddakota Chiranjeevulu

  • Professor, Department Of Arts
  • Qualification - M.A., Ph.D.
  • Academic Experience - 21 Years

Dr. Tulasi Rao, Gunta

  • Professor, Department Of Commerce
  • Qualification - Mba, M.Com., Ph.D.
  • Academic Experience - 27 Years

Dr. P. Sree Sudha

  • Assistantprofessor, Department Of Law
  • Qualification - B.Com, Ll.M, Ph.D
  • Academic Experience - 7 Years

Dr. N. Srinivas

  • Associate Professor, Department Of Education
  • Qualification - M.Sc., M.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D, Pgdca.
  • Academic Experience - 12 Years

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FAQs

Ques. Is Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Andhra Pradesh affiliated?

Ans. Yes, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Andhra Pradesh is recognised by University Grants Commission (UGC) along with AIU.

Ques. What is APICET Exam?

Ans. Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) is a state-level MBA and MCA entrance examination conducted for admission to colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Ques. What is the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for MCA at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Andhra Pradesh?

Ans. Candidates who wish to apply for MCA programme must have passed graduation with minimum 50% aggregate from a recognised university. Visit the official website to apply for the course.

Ques. What is the minimum eligibility criteria to apply MBA at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Andhra Pradesh?

Ans. Candidates who wish to apply for MBA programme must have passed graduation with minimum 50% aggregate from a recognised university. Visit the official website to apply for the course.

Ques. What is the total number of faculty at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Andhra Pradesh?

Ans. The university consists of 77 faculty members (12 Regular Teachers, 49 Assistant Professors,6 Teaching Associates, 9 Teaching Assistants and 1 Resource Faculty) and 191 non-teaching staff members.