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Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Guntur (District Guntur)
Andhra Pradesh, IndiaPin Code : 522510
Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur Andhra Pradesh is a University recognised by UGC. Status: State University. Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur Andhra Pradesh is also known as ANU College of Architecture & PlanningAcharya Nagarjuna University. Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur Andhra Pradesh was established on / in 2009.
Acharya Nagarjuna University is situated in Guntur of Andhra Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Guntur comes under Nambur Tehsil, Guntur District.
Fax # of Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur Andhra Pradesh is +91-863-293378, 2293320.
Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur Andhra Pradesh are 09490792993.
email ID(s) is
Website of Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur Andhra Pradesh is www.nagarjunauniversity.ac.in, www.anu.ac.in.
Additional Information about Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur Andhra Pradesh is : Acharya Nagarjuna University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur, Guntur Dist.-522510
Runs following courses:
Pharmaceutical Chemistry (SF)
Pharmaceutical Analysis (SF)
Acharya Nagarjuna University College of Science, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur - 522 510.
Runs following courses:
Vice Chancellor : Prof YR Haragopala Reddy, Telephone: +91-863-2293238.
Registrar : Prof MV Narasimha Sarma, Telephone: +91-863-2293269.
Contact Details of Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur Andhra Pradesh are : Telephone: +91-863-2293007, 2293009, 2293269, 2323257, 2293189, 2293190, 2293210, 2293263, 2293296
Acharya Nagarjuna University (Campus College), Department of Law
Profile of Acharya Nagarjuna University
The university is an outgrowth of a Post-Graduate Centre of Andhra University, which was established in 1967 at Nallapadu area of Guntur and then relocated to Nambur/Kaza area on the east of the city. The Centre gained affiliating university status in 1976, and opened with ten post-graduate courses. The university is named after Acharya Nagarjuna, the pro-founder of the Madhyamaka path of Mahayana Buddhism.
In addition to its main campus, the university also maintains two post-graduate centres in Nuzvid, Krishna District and Ongole, Prakasam District. A total of 44 courses are offered at the three locations. The university affiliates the post-graduate programmes of 292 Colleges/Institutes in Guntur, Krishna, Prakasam and other districts of Andhra Pradesh. Acharya Nagarjuna University offers a special MBA programme that meets the current industry standards, following signing of partner programs deal with Central Michigan University
The university is also most notably known for its international exchange programs. Various seminars and symposia takes place within the university to promote international education and research activities on a regular basis.
Following are the Departments
Department of Aquaculture
Department of Biotechnology
The Centre for Biotechnology at Acharya Nagarjuna University was established in year 1994, inaugurated by the then Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, Dr.C.R.Bhatia. The centre is offering two academic programs, M.Sc. (Biotechnology) and M.Tech. (Biotechnology) and also offering research degrees leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Biotechnology. A course on M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology is initiated as a combination program with NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada for the academic year 2007-2008. The department is headed by Prof.K.R.S.Sambasiva Rao, with his able guidance, the department has developed good infrastructure and facilities in this area.
Department of Chemistry
Department of Political Science & Public Administration
Department of Sociology
Department of Economics
Department of Telugu & Oriental Languages
Department of Zoology
Department of Botany
Department of Commerce & Business Administration
Department of Adult Education
Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Technology
Department of Environmental Science
Department of Geology
Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics
Department of Rural development
Department of Social Work
Department of Statistics
Department of Women s Studies
Centre for Scientific Socialism
Centre for Buddhist Studies
HISTORY ABOUT ACHARYA NAGARJUNA
Acharya Nagarjuna, the profounder of the Madhyamika Buddhism is one of the greatest philosophers India has ever produced. The Buddhists of China, Japan and Tibet rever him to be the Second Buddha, who once again set in the motion the wheel of Dharma. He endowed with metaphysical profundity and logical acumen has reaffirmed the basic ideas of Buddhism, apart from providing reinterpretation, clarification and amplification of new concepts of Buddhism. He focused on the fundamental problems of human existence, human aspiration and human actions. He found solutions to them through intuition and reflective thought. He applied and practiced these solutions and his doctrine and experience become a norm to motivate rational and sensitive minds of different generation in different countries with varied cultural environment. Hanayama Shinsho recognizing Nagarjuna's contribution has opined that 'he may well be called the progenitor of Mahayana thought'.
The Madhyamika-karika testifies to the historicity to their author Nagarjuna, the great Buddhist philosopher, who extolled the path of Prajnaparamita. He wrote the Karika in order to expound the basic teaching of the Prajnaparamita-sutras. The recent archaeological discoveries at Amaravati corroborate to certain extent the broad facts about Nagarjuna's life on which his traditional biographies agree. He was born in a Brahmin family in Andhradesa at Vedali. Based on the Chinese author Tao-an (A.D.568) and Kumarjivas' account and his date for Buddha' nirvana and other material of a Japanese Scholar Hakaju concluded that Nagarjuna lived about 113-213 A.D. The fact being his friendship with a Satavahana King Gautamiputra Satakarni (130-150 A.D.) and his having spent the latter part of his career in the monastery built for him by this king at Bhramaragiri (Sriparvata). The Manjuasrimulakalpa and Tibetan sources contend that Nagarjuna had the Amaravati stupa renovated, enclosed and ornamented with the assistance of this King. Dhanyakataka and Sriparvata were the Centers of his activity. Rajatarangini of 11 th century treats him as a contemporary of Kanishka.
Acharya Nagarjuna University is situated between the cities of Vijayawada and Guntur in Andhra Pradesh on Calcutta and Chennai National Highway (NH-5). Its campus is spread over an area of 293 acres. Besides the campus college, it has two University Postgraduate centres - one each at Nuzvid (Krishna Dt.) and Ongole (Prakasam Dt.). Its affiliational jurisdiction extends over the three districts of Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam of Andhra Pradesh.
DepartmentsDepartment of Aquaculture Department of Biotechnology The Centre for Biotechnology at Acharya Nagarjuna University was established in year 1994, inaugurated by the then Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, Dr.C.R.Bhatia. The centre is offering two academic programs, M.Sc. (Biotechnology) and M.Tech. (Biotechnology) and also offering research degrees leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Biotechnology. A course on M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology is initiated as a combination program with NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada for the academic year 2007-2008.Department of Chemistry Department of Political Science & Public Administration Department of Sociology Department of Economics Department of Telugu & Oriental Languages Department of Zoology Department of Botany Department of Commerce & Business Administration Department of Adult Education Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Technology Department of Environmental Science Department of Geology Department of Mathematics Department of Physics Department of Rural development Department of Social Work Department of Statistics Department of Women's Studies Centre for Scientific Socialism Centre for Buddhist Studies
Presently Acharya Nagajuna University has around 40 academic departments which conduct UG, PG and research level courses on Engineering, Education, Law, Pharmacy and Oriental Languages courses. Self-financed courses are also offered by the university.
The Humanities and Social Sciences Department of the University lays emphasis on the study of socio-economic problems of the society. Apart form the general areas, research projects also cover a study of the problems of women, the oppressed classes of the society (both social and economic) and the problems of governance.
The Science Departments cater to the growth of scientific knowledge for solving the problems of society, like the study of pollution hazards and their prevention during development by isolating and characterizing the active principles from both floral and microbial sources, finding alternative energy sources, development of new varieties and hybrids in chilies, computer applications and software development augmenting etc.
The University has well-maintained hostels for the accommodation of students. The University library is a reservoir of knowledge and has developed a comprehensive collection of documents useful for the students, faculty and research community of the University. All other necessary facilities like mess, post office etc have been arranged in the university premises.
* Department of Human Resource Management
* Commerce and Business Administration
* Computer Science & Engineering
* Department of Adult, Continuing Education, Extension work and Field Work (A.C.E.E.F.O) outreach
* Disaster Mitigation Centre
* Dr. B.R. Ambedhkar Chair
* Electronics & Instrumentation Technology
* Environmental Science
* Foods and Nutritional Science
* History and Archaeology
* Journalism & Mass Communication
* Mahayana Buddhist Studies
* P.G. Department of Legal Studies
* Physical Education
* Political Science and Public Administration
* Rural Development
* Scientific Socialism
* Sociology & Social Work
* Telugu and Oriental Languages
* Tourism & Hospitality Management
* University Scientific Instrumentation Centre
* Women's Studies
Date of Submission : 30/06/2010, Wednesday 6:29 PM
Teacher Education Institution Registration Details
Reference ID : SAPGTRIN-4130
TAN. No :
NACC Accredited : Yes
--NCTE NACC Grade : B++
--Year of NACC Accredation : 2003
Minority : No
--Minorty Type : NA
--Religion : NA
--Language : NA
Location college/institution : Rural
Located in : institusional
Building Type : Its own campus
Total Area(Sq.Mts.) :
Total Built up Area(Sq.Mts.) : 1500
Nature of land holding : Ownership
Type of Land(Lease) : Government
Construction completed Date : 23/02/1979
Shared Campus Area : 2000
Campus shared by : By Resolution
Khasra No./Plot No./Survey No. : 160/A
Revenue Village of the land : PEDA KAKANI
Land is free from all encumbrances ? : Yes
Type of college/institution :
Management of the college/institution : NA
Management of college/Institute : NA
Institution or its Managing society/body registered ? : No
Registration Act :
No. of Non Teaching Staff(Male) : 1
No. of Non Teaching Staff(Female) : 1
No. of Non Teaching Staff(Total) : 2
Area of Reading Room(Sq.Mts.) : 2000
Seating Capacity : 120
Titles of Teacher Education(Library) : 1200
Books of Teacher Education : 3500
No.of Journals : 18
No of Encyclopedias(Library) : 20
Area of Lab : 400
No of Computers : 10
Internet Access ? : Yes
LAN : Yes
Availability of LCD Projector : Yes
Availability of OHP : Yes
Availability of TV : Yes
Availability of VCR : Yes
Name of Experiment(Psycho Lab) :
1. Bhatias Performance test of Intelligence
2. Culture Fair Test of Intelligence Scale 1, Scale 2, Scale 3
3. Passi Test of Creativity
4. David's Battery of Differential abilities.
5. Teacher aptitude test battery
6. Children apperception test.
7. 16 PF Questionnaire form C
8. Children Personality Questionnaire Form A
9. High School Personality Questionnaire Form A
10. Crites Carrer Maturity Inventory
11. Group Test of Intelligence by Ahuja
12. CIP Time Perception scale
13.Emotional Intelligence scale
14. Reading Comprehension test
15. Mental imaginary Questionnaire
16. Career Performance records
17. Yoga attitude scale
18. Superstitions attitude scale
19. Family relationship inventory
20. Parent Child relationship scale
21.Three dimensional parental behaviour inventory
22. Parental encouragement scale
23.Parental Support scale
24. Home environment Scale
25. Emotional Maturity Scale
26. Neurotic Personality Inventory
27. Mental health checklist
28. School environment inventory
29. Team Management competency scale
30. Work Motivation Questionnaire
Name of Appratus(Psycho Lab) :
1. Muller Layer illusion Board
2. Size Weight Iluusion Box
3. Electrical Yerks Multiple Choice apparatus
4. Electrical Learning Maze
5. Electrical Mirror Drawing
6. Pavlovs Classical Conditioning Apparatus
7. Finger Dexterity Board withn Pins
8. Tweezer Dexterity Board with Tweezer and pins
9.Electrical Steadiness Tester With Grip Dynamometre
10.Human Maze Learning T Shape
11. Electrical Memory Drum- Variable Speed.
12. Erograph for Measuring Physical Fatigue.
13.Grip Dynamometre round balance model
14. Vernier chronoscope
15. Normal Probability curve demonstration apparatus
16. Directed Obsevation Board.
17. Concept Formation Cards.
18. Letter Digit Substitution Test.
19. Paired association Learning Cards.
20. Meaning Retention list
21. Retroactive inhibition test.
22.Mental Fatigue Test Sheets
23.Tatchistoscope with a set of cards
24. Electrical division of attention
25.Ziegarnik effect Test materials
Area of science Lab : Nil
Physical Science Name Experiment : Nil
Name of Charts(Physical Science) : Nil
Name Experiment(Biological Science) : nil
Name Charts(Biological Science) : nil
Name Model(Biological Science) : nil
Area of Lab(Language Lab) : nil
Name of Equipments(Language Lab) : nil
Name of Charts(Language Lab) : nil
Indoor Game Area : 863
Indoor Game(D.Ed/B.Ed./M.Ed.courses) :
caram board, chess, badminton, weight lifting, Table Tennis
Outdoor Games(D.Ed/B.Ed./M.Ed.courses) :
Cricket, Volley ball, Hand Ball, Basket Ball
Area of Outdoor Games : 24281
Name and No. of Instruments(arts and carfts) : nil
Name Charts(arts and carfts) : nil
Name of Models(arts and carfts) : nil
Name of Instruments(Health and Physical...) : nil
No of Instruments(Health and Physical... ) : nil
Name Charts(Mathematics Resource Center) : nil
Name Model(Mathematics Resource Center) : nil
Name of Instruments (Anatomy,Physiology... ) : nil
Name of Charts (Anatomy,Physiology ...) : nil
Name of Equipments(Atheletic Care) : nil
Name of Charts(Atheletic Care) : nil
Name and No. of Instrumernts(Cultural Facility) : nil
Name and No. of Instruments(Athletics) : nil
Size of Track(Athletics) : nil
Indoor Games(C.P.Ed/B.P.Ed./M.P.Ed.courses) : nil
Indoor Game[Area](C.P.Ed/B.P.Ed./M.P.Ed.courses) : nil
Outdoor Games(C.P.Ed/B.P.Ed./M.P.Ed.courses) : nil
Area of Alloted Outdoor Games : nil
Gym Facility for Women : Yes
Area of Men Gym(sq.Mts.) : 328
No of Stnations(men) : 18
Area of Women Gym : 52
No of Stnations(women) : 6
Teaching Faculty Details
Teacher id Designation
SAPGTRTE-6110 Assistant Professor
SAPGTRTE-17283 Assistant Professor
Composition of Society/Trust
MTech and M Pharmacy (Admission Notice)
Ba,BCom,BSc and MBA Courses (Admission Notice)
Media coverage of Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh
Political JAC to meet tomorrowJuly 2: The political Joint Action Committee (JAC) for united Andhra Pradesh will meet on July 4 in Acharya Nagarjuna University to chalk out its future course of action to intensify its agitation. The meeting will also decide a date to conduct a meeting with leaders of the students JAC also. The political JAC is meeting in the backdrop of a threat by Congress MLAs and ministers of Telangana region to resign from their posts.
The political JAC leaders felt that the Centre will not take a decision on state s bifurcation. If a decision was taken in favour of T-state, they will intensify their agitation for a united Andhra Pradesh. The political JAC convenor Prof. P. Samuel, said We are ready to intensify the agitation for a united state. The JAC is in touch with Seemandhra MPs and MLAs and felt that the Central government will not take a decision to divide the state and reminded the words of the AICC state affairs in-charge, Mr Gulam Nabi Azad, that it is not so easy.
Meanwhile, the Krishna district JAC leaders decided to go to Delhi, to extend solidarity to the MPs of the region and hold agitational programmes on July 6 and 7 across the region. The APCC secretary and JAC convener, Mr Kolanukonda Sivaji, reiterated that the people of the Andhra and Rayalaseema regions are fully against the formation of separate Telangana state, saying that it would lead to several similar demands in the country. He appealed to the Centre to take Sri Krishna Committee recommendation into confidence and implement it to resolve the Telangana issue. Mr Sivaji also urged the youth in the Telangana region not to indulge in violence.
Students fast in support of Anna HazareThe Acharya Nagarjuna University students und-er the banner of the Yuva-2020 Vision (an NGO) on Monday launched a relay fast on the university campus in support of social activist Anna Hazare s agitation.
Speaking on the occasion, Backward Castes Students Federation lea-der Mr K. Baji Babu ext-ended support to the ANU students and demanded that the central government accept Hazare s demands.
ANU Telugu Nadu Students Federation president Mr J. Manindra, leaders of All India Students Federation and Other Castes Students Federation participated in the relay fast. Meanwhile, an indefinite fast launched by Lok Satta district president O. Narayana Reddy under the banner Jan Lok Pal Bill Sadhana Committee entered second day.
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