Andhra University Distance Education Visakhapatnam 2018-19

Andhra University Distance Education

Location: Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Estd: 1926
Ownership: Government
Approved By: UGC
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Andhra University Distance Education was Established in the year 1926 by the government of the Andhra Pradesh. The University was established under the state legislature and approved by the University Grant Commission (UGC). It is one of the oldest university and accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade.

The University has started the School of Distance Education (SDE) in 1972. The school of distance education is one of the pioneering institutions in the field of Higher Education.

Students of who opted distance learning courses study the same syllabi and subjects as that of the regular students of Andhra University.  Students are provided with the learning package comprising self-learning study material, audio-video packages, and face-to-face interaction.

Andhra University Distance Education Courses

 Course    Mode  Fees
 B. Tech Aircraft Engineering  4 years  Full time  –
 B. Arch  5 years  Full time  –
 M. Tech BioMedical Engineering  2 years  Full time  –
 B. Tech Biotechnology  4 years   Full time  –
 M. Tech Biotechnology  4 years   Full time  –
 M. Sc Botany  2 years   Full time  0.2 lakhs

Affiliated Colleges of Andhra University Distance Education

 College Location Estd Ownership
 Sagi Ramakrishnam Raju Engineering College, Bhimavaram  Chinamiram Rural, Andhra Pradesh  1997  Private
 Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology and Sciences, Visakhapatnam  Thagarapuvalasa, Andhra Pradesh  2001   Private
 AU College of Engineering, Vishakhapatnam  Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh  1955  Government
AU College of Engineering for Women, Vishakapattnam  Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh  Government
 Sir CR Reddy College of Engineering, Eluru   Eluru, Andhra Pradesh  1989   Private
 Andhra University Campus, Kakinada  Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh  1977  Government
 All Saints Christian Law College, Visakhapatnam  Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh  1991  Private
Gayatri Vidya Parishad College for Degree and PG Courses, Visakhapatnam  Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh  1989  Private
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Law, Kakinada  Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh  1992  Private
Praveenya Institute of Marine Engineering and Maritime Studies, Vizag  Modhavalasa, Andhra Pradesh  2005  Private
Dr. Lankapalli Bullaya College of Engineering for Women, Vishakhapatnam  Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh  2011  Private
 Wellfare Institute of Science Technology and Management, Vishakhapatnam  Mudapaka, Andhra Pradesh  2009  Private
 Pydah College PG Courses, Bheemunipatnam  Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh  1993  Private


  • To impart globally focused education to all sections of the Society.
  • To impart knowledge through team work and incessant efforts
  • To establish synergic relationships with industry and society
  • To uphold Indian intellectual traditions and human values
  • To Create world class Professionals
  • To develop state of art infrastructure and well endowed faculty

Contact Details

  • Address: Waltair Junction, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530003
  • Phone: 089128 44000