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  • Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management

    Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management

    As apart of offering market oriented and professional courses Acharya Nagarjuna University has started the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, keeping in view the growing demand for the skilled people who can render their services in Tourism and Hospitality Sectors. The Department has started offering a Two-year-Four Semester – Regular –English Medium Course, Master of Tourism and Travel Management from the academic year 2005-2006.

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  • Department is Telugu & Oriental Languages

    Department is Telugu & Oriental Languages

    Our Department is telugu & Oriental Languages imparting education to M.A.Telugu & Sanskrit students. Research Scholars for M.Phil & PhD are guided. Most eminent Professors like Prof T. Donappa with great for thought framed the syllabus suitable to the needs of the modern times not only for teaching but also civil services, Group-I exams etc.,.

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  • Department of Sociology & Social Work

    Department of Sociology & Social Work

    Department of Sociology & Social Work

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  • Department of Rural Development

    Department of Rural Development

    The Department of Rural Development was established in 1992 with a view to foster and sustain academic research and extension programmes to promote the quality and strengthen of Rural Development Professionals. With the final object of improving the quality of rural life in India. The course covers different dimensions of Rural Development. Besides the class room instruction students are exposed to rural realities through regular field work activity.

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  • Department of Political Science and Public Administration

    Department of Political Science and Public Administration

    Started with three faculty members in 1980, the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of Nagarjuna University gradually blossomed into a centre with strong commitment of teaching and research. Dr. C.V. Raghavulu, who was then a faculty member in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam joined Nagarjuna University as a Professor, and was entrusted with the taste of building up the new Department. He nutured the Department with great care, Determination and Vision.

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  • P.G. Department of Legal Studies

    P.G. Department of Legal Studies

    P.G. Department of Legal Studies

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  • Department of Mahayana Buddhist Studies

    Department of Mahayana Buddhist Studies

    The Centre for Mahayana Buddhist Studies was established in 1982 under the scholarly guidance of Padma Vibhushan Prof. K. Satchidananda Murthy, the inspiration of late Prof. R. Subrahmanyam, who extensively excavated the Nagarjunakonda site in 1960 and the then External Affairs Minister Dr. P.V. Narasimha Rao. His Majesty the King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuk inaugurated the Chair of Mahayana Buddhism and donated an endowment fund. The UGC grant had provision for constructing a Chaitya model building to house the Centre. Padma Vibhushan Prof. K.

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  • Department of M.B.A. Hospital Administration

    Department of M.B.A. Hospital Administration

    Department of M.B.A. Hospital Administration

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  • Department of Life Long Learning (Adult Education)

    Department of Life Long Learning (Adult Education)

    Centre for Adult Education was initiated in the year 1984 and upgraded as a Department in the year 1999. Department of Adult Education (ACEEFO) plays a prominent role unfulfilling the third Dimension “Extension” in the University. It relentlenly works to transform the university system as “Adult learner friendly and pro-life long learning institution”.

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  • Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

    Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

    The year 2003 heralded the inauguration of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication in A.N.U. campus. With a two-year Master’s programme under semester system of instruction, and examination in Journalism and mass Communication, the Department, one of 179 such institutions spread across the length and width of the country, has been listed at item No.110 on page 220 of “Mass media in India-2003”, a Government of India publication. The Department caters to the needs of a professional, Job-oriented course, of the students of 3 districts of Krishna, Guntur & Prakasam of Andhra Pradesh.

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  • Department of International Business Studies

    Department of International Business Studies

    Department of International Business Studies

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  • Department of History and Archaeology

    Department of History and Archaeology

    The Department of History and Archaeology was initially started in 1971 as the Department of Ancient History and Archaeology in Andhra University P.G. Center campus. As this course pattern required field orientation, compulsory field work on different aspects is also incorporated in the course component.

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  • Department of Hindi

    Department of Hindi

    The Department of hindi was started on 14 February 2006 with a student strength of 10 and Dr.Shaik Moulali as academic coordinator . During the academic year 2006-2007 M.A. Hindi was started with a student strength of 16 and Dr.Moulali started M.A. Hindi classes. Later Pros P.Adeswara Rao was appointed as visiting Professor and coordinator on 12-02-2007. During 2007-2008, 20 students joined M.A. Hindi. All the students of the first batch passed M.A. in first class and 9 secured distinction among them. A separate building, is being constructed, called "Hindi Bhavan".

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  • Department of English

    Department of English

    The Department of English is one of the nine Departments that constituted the Andhra University Post Graduate Centre that was started in 1967. Even at the time of starting, the Department offered by way of innovation and experimentation a new specialization, i.e., Commonwealth literature, the first Department in an Indian University to have made the bold venture.

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  • Department of Education

    Department of Education

    The Establishment of Education Department on campus was a long cherished desire of Acharya Nagarjuna University and its dream was fulfilled when NCTE granted recognition for M.Ed course from the academic year 2007-08 with an intake of 25 students. The University took measures to provide the required infrastructural facilities and appointed 4 well qualified staff to teach in the department as per NCTE norms.

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  • Department of Economics

    Department of Economics

    Prof. K.V.S.Sastry, who was the first Head of the Department, was a Ph.D. from Oxford University who studied under Prof. John Hicks. He was also a visiting fellow for Wisconsin University. He was also the former principal of Andhra University Post-Graduate Centre. Prof. C. Subbarayudu was who a former Principal of Nagarjuna University. He distinguished himself by being the member of Board of Management of Sri Krishna Devaraya University and Sri Venkateswara University. Prof. G. Raghava Reddy, a former Special Officer of Sri Venkateswara University P.G.

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  • Department of Commerce & Business Administration

    Department of Commerce & Business Administration

    The Department of Commerce was started in the year 1967 as a part of Andhra University Postgraduate Centre with 40 students in M.Com Course. In response to the Demand of the pubic and taking into account the socioeconomic needs of the region, the Department has increased the intake to hundred from the academic year 1975-76 later , when the PG Centre was started at Ongole the intake was reduced to 40. The course structure and syllabi of the M.Com Programme was designed taking the academic strengths of the institutions that took the lead in initiating M.Com in the country.

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  • Bommidala Department of Human Resource Management

    Bommidala Department of Human Resource Management

    Master of Human Resource Management Programme was started from the academic year 1994 on self-finance basis. Bommidala International Trading Company, Guntur donated20 lakhs as endowment fund for the establishment of the course in the year 1994.The increasing tempo of industrialization, growing importance of Personnel function in industrial and business organizations and consequent need for trained Human Resource Professionals in the field of man-management led to the creation of this department in this area.

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  • Department of zoology & Aquaculture

    Department of zoology & Aquaculture

    Since 1967, the Department of zoology specialized in the field of Aquatic Biology with Limnology and Fisheries. Considering the importance of Aquaculture, MSc Aquaculture Course is started in the year 1994. The Department has acquired expertise in the areas of Aquatic Toxicology, Biodiversity, Fish Nutrition, Fish diseases, Immunology and endocrilogy. The faculty do investigations on varied aspects of fish, frog, broilers and mice as experimental models.

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  • Department of Statistics

    Department of Statistics

    The Department of Statistics - Acharya Nagarjuna University established with the objective of promoting research and higher learning in the discipline of Statistics has completed 30 years of its existence on the university campus as on April 2010 .All its faculty members are in the cadre of Professors. The department has acquired due recognition with respect to a number of quantified parameters as detailed below. ?Special appreciating grants received: 3 1. UGC (COSIST), 2. DST (FIST), 3. UGC (Non-SAP) ?Library Collection: 625 titles ?SOME INITIATIVES:

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  • Department of Physics

    Department of Physics

    Since the inception of the Department in 1967 in Postgraduate Center attached to Andhra University, the Department is engaged in the front line research. From the beginning the Department struggled to fabricate the indigenous equipment pertaining to nuclear quadrupole resonance spectroscopy, dielectrics and liquid crystals. In 1976, the PG center was upgraded as independent University named as Nagarjuna University the faculty included eminence Professors like Prof.D.Premaswarup M.Sc., Ph.D.D.Phil.(Oxon), Prof.

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  • Department of Nano-Technology

    Department of Nano-Technology

    The Department of Nano-Technology is established very recently and it is at the initial stage. The laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science subjects etc., are being established with the financial support given by State Government and Departmental grant. The broad objective of the 5 year integrated M.Sc.,(Nano-Technology) course is to provide young men and women with opportunities to acquire the skills and expertise essential for their growth in recent scientific and technological areas. The factors which motivated Nano- science teaching in this university are as follows.

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  • Department of Microbiology

    Department of Microbiology

    Microbiology is a very important branch of Biological Sciences. The increasing use of microorganisms in industry, biotechnology, diagnostic and clinical microbiology makes it imperative to take-up studies on Microbiology at postgraduate level to train the students in this important branch of rapidly expanding branch of Science.

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  • Department of Mathematics

    Department of Mathematics

    The Department of Mathematics was one of the few departments initiated at the time of establishment of the Post Graduate Center at Guntur by the Andhra University in 1967. The Department specializes in the fields of Algebra, Analysis, CONM, Differential Equations, Fuzzy algebra, Graph Theory etc. The Thrust areas of the department include Near Rings, Functional Analysis, and Graph Theory, Numerical Analysis and Universal Algebra.

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  • Department of Geology

    Department of Geology

    The Geology Department was established in 1985 in Nagarjuna University with the appointment of faculty members. It is guided by an objective to impart good quality of education in M.Sc. Geology course and promote user-friendly research activities in different disciplines of geology. The faculty equipped with the knowledge of international quality in modern subjects and the enthusiasm is striving relentlessly to achieve the goals.

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  • Department of Food and Nutritional Science

    Department of Food and Nutritional Science

    The Department of Food and Nutritional Science came into existence in the year 2001 under the able guidance of Prof.D.Peramma, Head/Co-Coordinator of the Department while it was called Department of Home Science earlier. The Department is currently offering two post graduate programmes Branch I M.Sc., Clinical Nutritional and Dietetics & Branch II M.Sc., Food Science and Quality Control.

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  • Department of Environmental Sciences

    Department of Environmental Sciences

    The department of Environmental Sciences was established in 1992 with an intake of 24 students. The course received financial support from the University Grants Commission in 1994 under the Emerging Areas Assistance Programme. With the grants received from the UGC and the matching grants from the University, the department procured all the instruments necessary for training and a large collection of books, encyclopedias and journals. It has full-fledged laboratories, classrooms, and seminar hall and computer lab.

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  • Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Technology

    Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Technology

    Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Technology

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  • Department of Computer Science & Engineering

    Department of Computer Science & Engineering

    Department of Computer Science & Engineering has been established in this University during 1986- 1987. The Department has about 6000 sq. feet area. About 40% of the area is used for housing Computers. In the remaining area, Class rooms, staff, store and library are accommodated. The Department is equipped with the following equipments. 1. 20 HCL P-V machines with latest software.11 - P-V with Dual Core with latest softwares 2. 5 Laser Printer & Ink jet Printer 3. 1 Servers 4. 5 - Laptop and 3- LCD Projector 5. Scanner and Plotter 6. 4 OHPS

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  • Department of Chemistry

    Department of Chemistry

    The Department of Chemistry, Nagarjuna University was the erstwhile Department of Chemistry of Andhra University Post Graduate Centre established in 1967. It was headed by Prof. L. R.Row(1967-68), Prof. V. Panduranga Rao(1968-80), Prof. K.V.Jagannadha Rao(1980-89,Prof. N.S.Prakasa Rao(1989-91 &1995-98),Prof. B.Sivarama Sarma (2005-06), Prof. P.V.V.Satyanarayana (1991-1993, 1998-2000 & 2006-2008) Prof. B.Syama Sundar(1993-95,2000-03 & 2008-10) Prof. B.Kesava Rao(2003-05&2010- till date).The following teachers have served in other capacities in the University campus: Prof. L.

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  • Department of Botany

    Department of Botany

    The department of Botany has a long history of 43 years of existence. It was first started in erstwhile P.G. Centre at Nallapadu (near Guntur) affiliated to Andhra University in 1967. In 1976, when this PG centre was elevated as Acharya Nagarjuna University, the department of Botany was one among few departments of the university. The strong foundations for the department in terms of it strength in teaching and research were laid down by former professors viz., Prof. A.S. Rao, Prof. P.N. Rao, Prof. P.R. Mohan Rao and Prof. N. Lakshmi.

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  • Department of Biotechnology

    Department of Biotechnology

    The Department of Biotechnology was established in December, 1994 and running M.Sc and MTech Biotechnology and M.Sc. Nanobiotechnology programs. The Department of Biotechnology has been funded by UGC and DST-FIST and developed as one of the well equipped self sufficient department with good infrastructural facilities. Recently, DBT, New Delhi has sanctioned the DBT-National Bioinformatics Facility to this department. The department is offering research programs leading to MPhil and PhD in Biotechnology.

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  • Department of Biochemistry

    Department of Biochemistry

    The department of Biochemistry in Nagarjuna University started its career during the academic year 1997-98 with 20 students as a self- finance course. The initiative for this course is the then Vice-chancellor, Prof. SVJ Lakshman who took extreme care in starting of this course by giving priority providing necessary space with properly constructed laboratories, class rooms, chemicals, glassware and basic equipment before starting the course. As per the principles of the Self- Financing courses the teaching was started by the coordinator Prof.

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