Adikavi Nannaya University was established on 22nd April 2006, by an Act of the Andhra Pradesh State Legislative Assembly to meet the higher education needs of East & West Godavari districts. It is an affiliating residential university with territorial jurisdiction over East & West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh. Named after the first poet of Telugu culture, Nannaya (the eleventh century translator of Mahabharata from Sanskrit to Telugu), the court poet of Raja Raja Narendra, (the Eastern Chalukya King) the university was established to fulfill the cherished dream of the people of this region, on the sacred banks of River Godavari.
The University consists of four colleges namely- University College of Arts & Commerce, University College of Engineering, University College of Education, University College of Science and Technology catering to the needs of Post-graduate students on campus. A dynamic semester-based courseware is created by integrating the traditional syllabus with the latest trends across disciplines to suit the current industry, employability and professional requirements. Choice Based Credit System(CBCS) is being implemented for al PG, UG and Professional Courses across the university.
Department of English offers two year MA English course with specialization in language and literature. The course consists of specialized papers in History of English Literature, Trends in Literary Practice, Introduction to Communication Skills and basic and advanced English language teaching. The Department organized several national and one international seminar and actively engaged in research.
The Department offers two year MA Telugu course with specialized papers in Classical Telugu Literature, Literature in Contemporary times and strong papers in literary criticism. The Department organized several national conferences.
The Department offers two year MA Economics course with specialized papers in Rural and Developmental economics, Micro & Macro Economics.
The Department offers two year MA Psychology course with specialized papers in Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology and various allied areas The Department organized several national conferences .
The Department offers two year MA Social Work course with specialized papers in Rural Social Welfare, Community Service and Practical implementation of theoretical perspectives of Social Work.
The Department offers two year courses in MBA, MBA in Tourism and Hospitality Management and M.Com with specializations in MBA like Finance, Marketing, HRM, the department actively participated in start up initiatives taken up by the department. The temple tourism startup initiated by the department yielded it great results. A unique course of Tourism and hospitality Management offered by the department specializes itself in providing ample employment opportunities to the students.
The Department offers two year course in MA Political Science specialized in Political Theory and Political thought and Dynamci changes in Polity.
The Department offers two year course in M.Sc Zoology with papers specialized in Molecular Biology, Cell and Tissue culture. The Department organized several national seminars and actively engaged in research.
The Department offers two year course in M.Sc Botany with papers specialized in Genetics and Evolution, Ecology
The Department offers two year course in M.Sc Chemistry with papers specialized in Organic Chemistry, inorganic chemistry and allied areas. The department entered into MOU’s with IICT. The Department organized several national seminars and actively engaged in research.
The Department offers two year course in M.Sc Geology with papers specialized in Petroleum Exploration, Petrology, Onsite exploration Hydrology and allied areas. The department entered into MOU’s with ONGC and ISRO. The Department organized several national seminars and actively engaged in research.
The Department offers two year course in M.Sc Mathematics with papers specialized in Applied Mathematics and Mathematics. The Department organized several national seminars and actively engaged in research.
The Department offers two year course in M.Sc Physics with papers specialized in Relativity, Balance, allied areas of Light and operations.
The Department offers two year course in M.Tech (CST) and three year course in MCA. The department offers papers specialized in Networking, Data Mining, Information Systems and Cloud Computing. The Department organized several national seminars and actively engaged in research.
The Department offers two year under graduated course in education (B.Ed) with papers specialized in education psychology, teaching methodology, education philosophy and allied areas and actively engaged in research.
Nannaya University affiliates 248 Under Graduate colleges, 100 PG and 100 Professional Colleges in East and West Godavari Districts. Nannaya University provides able academic leadership more than one lakh Undergraduate and Postgraduate students every year, offering courses ranging from the disciplines of Arts, Commerce, Humanities, Sciences and Engineering. Most of the affiliated colleges are Autonomous, NAAC Accredited and are identified as Centre for Potential Excellence (CPE). Few Colleges offer Specially Designed Courses like Fashion Designing, Multimedia and Web Technologies, Clinical and Aqua Lab Technologies, Food Technology, Travel and Tourism Management, Home Science and many other Diploma and Certificate Courses. These colleges have excellent hostel facility and are accessible by Air also.
Nannaya University has some of the most talented and dedicated teachers in the country who come from the best institutions around the world. Not only are they academically and professionally amongst the best, but have high standards of moral and ethical values, so that they can be true role models. Nannaya University strength lies in performance of Academic and Research activities in the Departments of Management Studies, Computer Science, Chemical, Earth and Biological Sciences.
The University houses a Central Library to provide to its students and staff a chance to explore a world of knowledge in a conducive environment with a collection of around 10600 books and online journals. By making accessible a rich collection of print and non-print, primary and secondary material in various disciplines, the Library supports the academic as well as research needs of students and teachers of the University and provides internet facility.
We at Nannya University perceive Laboratory as the breeding ground for path-breaking ideas. ANUR has many state-of-the-art labs where students experiment and bring to practice what they have learnt in theory.
The Men’s Hostel of the university houses 120 students and Women’s Hostel houses 70 students in an academically conducive atmosphere with best possible facilities like internet and Wi-fi.
Adikavi Nannaya University provides students a decent stay and the best possible living environment at International student’s hostel. We understand that most of our students are moving away from home for the first time, so we strive to make the transition as smooth as possible by providing comfortable, safe and homely set-up within the campus. All the rooms have been designed to provide adequate moving space with ample air and light. The stay at campus would certainly provide a wealth of experience by developing qualities such as comradeship and social responsibility. With separate Hostel facility for Boys and Girls on Campus, the academic environment is enriching.
With a view to develop the all-round personality of the students, the University emphasizes as much on sports as on academics. The University encourages students to attain sporting excellence and provides all the necessary facilities and equipment to the students for maintaining physical fitness and good health. ANUR is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), an organization promoting university activities especially by way of sharing information and co-operation in the field of education, culture, sports and allied areas. Students of ANUR are also eligible to participate in Inter-University cultural and youth festivals and sports competitions organized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
There is a Health Centre right on the Campus. It is run and managed under the guidance of qualified and experienced doctors.
The Amenities Centre houses a Bank which offers elaborate banking services within the campus premises, a Canteen which offers students with food, beverages and refreshments, a Post Office which takes care of all International mailing needs of the students on Campus.