Vikrama Simhapuri University (VSU), Nellore is a government university established in 2008. It is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Many colleges are affiliated to the university. Some of the colleges are-
- Government Degree College
- Jawahar Bharati Degree College
- Sri Venkateswara Degree College
- S.V. Arts & Science Degree College
- G.S. Arts & Science College
- St. Mary’s Degree College
- Vidyanjali College of Arts & Science
The university offers 15 departments through which it provides more than 100 courses. Some of the top departments are-
- Food Technology
- Micro Biology
- Political Science
Admissions to the courses are done on the basis of VSUPGCET entrance test (that is conducted by the University itself )itself.
The college campus is spread across 87 acres of land. It offers hostel facilities for both boys and girls. Other facilities that are provided to students include a library, placement cell, medical care etc.
The Link to the official website of the college is: http://www.simhapuriuniv.ac.in/#
Application and Admission Procedure
How to apply
The university offers different UG, PG, B.Ed, M.Ed, MBA, M.Sc, M.Com, MCA, P.hD in Botany, English, Maths, Computer Science, Physics, Zoology, Commerce, Economics, Business Management, Education.
The application can be made through online method.
Online method: The application form can be filled online and the payment can be made through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking. The application fee varies from Rs 400- Rs 1000 depending on the course registered for. The application procedure begins in the month of April and the entrance exam takes place in May.
Passport sized photograph must be uploaded while filling the online form.
Students with passing marks in intermediate are eligible for admission into the UG courses.
For the PG courses admission students have to clear the university entrance examination known as VSUPGCET. To be eligible students must have passed relevant graduate degrees required for the course.
For MPhil and PhD courses a minimum of 55% marks in post graduation is required. 5% relaxation is given to SC/ST candidates. Students must qualify the Vikrama Simhapuri University Research Common Entrance Test (VSU RECET) entrance exam scheduled by the university for higher studies.
Hostel and Facilities
The Vikrama Simhapuri University is located in the district of Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. The campus is located in lush green surroundings and provides state of the art infrastructure. Infrastructural facilities include a well-stocked library, well-designed workshops, and interactive classrooms.
It also has on-campus sports complex providing both indoor and outdoor games. Other facilities include counseling cell, transportation facility, gymnasium, auditorium, health center and cafeteria. 24/7 internet facilities are provided on campus.
The medical center is equipped with the well qualified medical officer and supporting staff.
The hostel facility is available for both girls and boys. Each room is spacious and well furnished with a table, a chair, a cupboard and a bed. Other facilities include hygienic mess, recreational room, sports arena, laundry services, security guard service, sports arena, and a medical center. Round the clock internet facility is provided to each room.
However, the accommodating capacity of these hostels is less around 500 so off-campus accommodation facilities are also available at nominal rates.