“The new millennium is characterized by unprecedented remarkable changes in the fields of knowledge, information and communication technology. I am immensely joyous on the occasion of launching of the website of our University. It stands as www.brau.in. I always believe that ‘where there is a will, there is a way’. From this moment our University is open to global community. Now the entire world keenly watches us and look for our qualitative work. Launching of our website enhances our responsibility. Let us rededicate ourselves to the expectations and aspirations of the society. I hope and wish that University with all of your enthusiasm, strength and commitment would make a significant contribution towards the advancement of knowledge to build up this region of our country and globe. Our way of nurturing the University makes it as one of the premier institutions in the years to come”.
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. With G.O MS No: 138 Higher Education (UE.II) department dated 28/07/2008, Prof. S.V. Sudhakar, Department of Social Work, Andhra University has been appointed as the First Vice-Chancellor of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam and he assumed the office of the Vice–Chancellor of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam on 28/07/2008. G.O. MS No: 159 Higher Education (UE.II) Department dated 07/08/2008 transferred the existing Andhra University Campus at Etcherla to the Administrative control of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University-Srikakulam. Prof.H.Lajipathi Rai, Dept of Commerce, SriKrishnadevaraya University, Ananthapur has been appointed as second full-term Vice Chancellor for 3 years vide G.O.Ms.No.29,Dt. 15-05-2013 who assumed charge on 17-5-2013.
Prior to this, as 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.
Initially the Centre was started in the South wing of Government Degree College (Men) and after acquisition of land and an old Zamindari Building at Etcherla, the Centre was shifted to the present campus on 29-09-1986.
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 16 P.G. courses catering to the needs of 1200 Plus Post Graduate students and 27 research scholars working for their M. Phil. and Ph.D., and is backed up by 72 faculty members (12 Regular Teachers, 45 Assistant Professors,7 Teaching Associates, 6 Teaching Assistants and 2 Academic Assistants) and 110 non-teaching staff members (11 Regular, 37 Employees with Time Scale, 13 Employees Daily Wages and 49 Contract Employees).
The University is located at Etcherla, Srikakulam District, Andhra Prdesh, India abutting the National Highway 5 (Chennai to Kolkata), exactly 95 Kms away from Visakhapatnam towards Kolkata. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam is well connected to Visakhapatnam City which in turn is well connected by all means of transportation. Srikakulam Road is the nearest railway station which is around 10 Kms to Campus. The University is located in a campus extending over 29 acres of land at Etcherla. After the formation, the University acquired 195 acres of land. The Srikakulam district is declared by the Centre as well as the State Government as backward area with 80 percent of the population living in the rural areas with disadvantaged sections of population i.e. SC/ST/OBC/WOMEN.
PG & Professional courses offered at university campus and affiliated colleges of the university
|Name of the Course||General Regulations, Schemes, Syllabus and Model Question Paper
|Academic Calender PG and Professional Courses in BRAU Campus and Affiliated Colleges (Click below)|
|M.A Rural Development||M.A. Rural Development
M.A. Rural Development w.e.f 2013-2014
|M.A Rural Development|
|M.A Economics||M.A. Economics||M.A. Economics|
|L.L.B -3 Years||L.L.B -3 Years||L.L.B -3 Years|
|L.L.B -5 Years||L.L.B -5 Years||L.L.B -5 Years|
|L.L.M -2 Years||L.L.M -2 Years|
|M.Sc Mathematics||M.Sc. Mathematics||M.Sc. Mathematics|
|M.A English||M.A. English||M.A. English|
|M.Sc Organic Chemistry||M.Sc Organic Chemistry||M.Sc Organic Chemistry|
|M.Sc. Bio-Technology||M.Sc. Biotechnology||M.Sc. Biotechnology|
|M.A Social work||M.A. Social Work||M.A. Social Work|
|B.Ed Special Education(MR)||B.Ed Special Education(MR)||B.Ed Special Education(MR)|
|M.Sc./Tech Geo-Physics/Geology||M.Sc./Tech Geo-Physics/Geology||M.Sc./Tech Geo-Physics/Geology|
|M.Sc. Anylitical Chemistry||M.Sc. Anylitical Chemistry||M.Sc. Anylitical Chemistry|
|M.Sc. Physics||M.Sc. Physics||M.Sc. Physics|
|M.A. Telugu||M.A. Telugu||M.A. Telugu|
|B.Ed General||B.Ed General||Academic Calender B.Ed,
Research courses offered at university campus
|M.Phil Full Time
M.Phil Part Time
Ph.D Full Time
Ph.D Part Time
in the Biotechnology; Commerce; Management; Economics; Rural Development; Social Work.
Under graduate courses offered at affiliated colleges of the university
PG & UG Courses at BRAU Campus and Affiliated Colleges.
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6 Months & 1 Year Yoga course Syllabus & Details
UG (B.A, B.Sc., B.B.M and B.Com) 1st year Syllabus and Model Question Papers
UG (B.A, B.Sc., B.B.M and B.Com) 2nd year Syllabus and Model Question Papers
UG (B.A, B.Sc., B.B.M and B.Com) 3rd Year Syllabus and Model Question Papers
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam
Etcherla – 532410
Andhra Pradesh, India
PBX : +91-8942-240900
Phone : +91-8942-281518(off)
Fax : 91-8942-281972
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