Krishna University was established in 2008 in the Machilipatnam district of Andra Pradesh by the government of Andra Pradesh. It is affiliated to the UGC and a member of the AIU (Association of Indian Universities). It offers 22 courses in 70+ specializations. At the UG level, it offers Bachelor's degrees in 11 courses including engineering, law, science, commerce, pharmacy, etc, with more than 40 departments to choose from. For Post Graduation it offers degrees in science, business, education, etc, and Ph.D with a total of 30+ different specializations across all courses. 

With sufficient teaching staff dedicated to imparting the best knowledge to its students, Krishna University is a stand out institute in the state of Andra Pradesh.

Krishna University Important Dates

Event Dates
Release of Application Forms June 08, 2020
Last Date to Apply September 30, 2020
Issue of Admit Card October 20, 2020
KRUCET 2020 October 08 – October 09, 2020
Declaration of Results October 21, 2020
Phase 1 Counselling Dates October 27 – October 29, 2020

Krishna University Highlights

Established I Type 2008 I State
Affiliated to UGC (University Grants Commission)
Courses Offered B.Tech, L.L.B, B.A.L.L.B,B.Sc, B.Com, B.A., BBA, BBM, BCA, BHM, B.Ed, B.Pharma, M.Sc, M.Com, M.A., M.Pharma, MBA, MCA, MEd, L.L.M, M.Phil, Ph.D.
Application Mode Online/ Offline
Admission Criteria Merit Based/Entrance Based
Entrance Examination KRUCET
Facilities available Library, Sports facility, Laboratories
Official Website 

Krishna University Courses

Krishna University offers 11 UG courses in more than 40 specializations and PG in 11 courses with 30+ streams. The popular course are listed in the table below:

Courses Specializations Eligibility Duration
B.Tech Computer Science And Engineering 10+2 with Science stream 4 Years
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Information Technology
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
BCA - 3 Years
LLB - 45%+ in 10+2
MA Journalism & Mass Communication Graduation in relevant stream 2 Years
M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Chemistry B.Pharm
Pharmaceutical Analysis
Regulatory Affairs
MBA - Graduation
Ph.D English Post Graduation Minimum 3 Years
Business Management
Journalism and Mass Communication
Computer Science

To know about the other courses provided by the University click on the link given below.

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Krishna University Admissions 2020

  • The selection to the course is based on the score obtained in the AP EAMCET examination.
  • Candidates for the BA LLB course are selected on the basis of the AP LAWCET.
  • Admission to all the other UG courses are merit-based, i.e. candidates are selected on the basis of the marks obtained in the last qualifying examination i.e. 10+2 examination.
  • For the course, the selection of candidates is based on the score in the AP PGECET examination.
  • Admission to the MA and M.Sc course is based on the KRUCET examination held by Krishna University itself.
  • For the MBA, MCA, M.Pharm courses the candidates have to appear for the AIPCET exam, as the admission is based on scores achieved in the exam.
  • All other PG course admissions are merit-based i.e. they are based on the marks obtained in the UG/Bachelor's degree course.

How to Apply?

  • Aspirants need to visit the institute’s website.
  • There they need to apply for the online application form.
  • Fill in the details properly, without mistake.
  • Candidates then must pay the application fee using the online gateway.
  • For candidates applying to the courses that require any state level entrance exam, they need to instead visit the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education website and follow the steps 
    • Select the examination in relation to the desired course.
    • Pay the application fee and fill in the form with correct and complete details.
    • Download the application form for future reference.

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Krishna University Results

Students can check their annual exams results for various examinations from the official website of Krishna University. They are regularly uploaded on the site. Also for KRUSET exams students have to visit the official site only.

How to Check Results?

  • Candidates should visit the official university website and then click on the Result tab present on the website home page.
  • They will be redirected to the Result page where the result of various examinations are available.
  • Click on the respective link and login.
  • The result will be displayed in front of the candidate

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Krishna University Placements

KU has a placement cell that trains its students in various fields to make them ready for the job market. They hold placement drives where companies like TCS, Tech Mahindra, etc., recruit students from the institute with packages of INR 1.2 LPA to INR 2.16 LPA.

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Krishna University Facilities

Krishna University provides its students with high-class facilities to help in their education and overall growth. Some of the facilities are given below:

  • Sports: KU has a number of sports facilities allowing its students to compete and enjoy various sports and sporting events.
  • Library: It has a well-stocked library filled with reference material, books, and research papers to allow the future professionals and researchers studying at their campus to learn as much as they can.
  • Laboratories: With world-class laboratories, KU provides for its students to learn complex concepts practically and cultivates real experience with the study material.

Krishna University Faculty

The faculty at KU are dedicated to providing the best education to their students. With years of experience and research conducted under them the faculty at KU is one of the finest in the state. Some of these faculties include Sh. Biswa Bhusan Harichandan (Chancellor), Dr. Yallamraju Avasan Maruthi (Ph.D., Dept: Biosciences & Biotechnology ), Dr. M.V. Basaveswara Rao( Ph.D., Dept: Chemistry), Dr. A.V. Ramanamurthi (Ph.D., Dept: Telugu). 

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Krishna University FAQs

Ques. What is the KRUCET?

Ans. It is the common entrance exam for M.A. and M.Sc. courses organized by Krishna University itself. Admission is based on rank and marks scored in it.

Ques. What is the best feature of Krishna University?

Ans. The best feature of KU is the teaching faculty and the curriculum. With teachers that have more than a decade of teaching experience, the teaching is very practical and industry readiness based.

Ques. How does the admission to the diploma courses take place at Krishna University?

Ans. Similar to other courses, Diploma does not require a state-level entrance exam, admission to it is merit-based. 

Ques. Does Krishna University have any hostels?

Ans. No, it does not have a hostel facility. However students can find quite affordable PG’s nearby Krishna University.

Ques. How can I reach Krishna University?

Ans. The institute office is located at Machilipatnam Kona Road, Rudravaram, Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh (521001). The registrar of KU can be reached at , the principal office can be reached at and the examination office can be reached at

Ques. Where is Krishna University situated?

Ans. Krishna University is located in Machilipatnam Kona Road in Rudravaram district of Andhra Pradesh, Pincode: Andhra Pradesh 521001.

Ques. Is Krishna University a private institute or government aided?

Ans. Krishna University is a state university that offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral level courses in engineering, law, science, commerce, pharmacy, etc.

Ques. Does Krishna University accept state/national level exam scores for admission?

Ans. Krishna University accepts state level AP ICET / AP PGECET/ AP LAWCET / AP EAMCET exam scores for its admission process.

Ques. What is the fee for the Krishna University MBA programs?

Ans. Krishna University charges INR 20, 000 for the MBA program. The amount includes the exam fees, hostel fees and tuition fees.

Ques. Does Krishna University offer Distance education as well?

Ans. No, Krishna University does not offer distance education to its students.

Ques. Does Krishna University conduct a counselling process for admission?

Ans. Yes, Krishna University provides a counselling program for the shortlisted applicants. In the counselling process, candidates are required to submit their documents for verification dn pay the admission fee to reserve their seat.

Ques. When does the application process start in Krishna University?

Ans. Krishna University commences its admission process in the month of June every year. The new session is scheduled to start from the month of July every year.

Ques. Does Krishna University have a research centre?

Ans. Yes, an independent Centre for Research Studies (CRS) has been established to promote research, publication, development, and training programmes in the Krishna University. The research center functions on areas such as arts, science, commerce, and management.

Ques. What are the courses offered by Krishna University?

Ans. Krishna university offers various courses like B.Tech, L.L.B, B.A.L.L.B,B.Sc, B.Com, B.A., BBA, BBM, BCA, BHM, B.Ed, B.Pharma, M.Sc, M.Com, M.A., M.Pharma, MBA, MCA, MEd, L.L.M, M.Phil, Ph.D in regular mode.