श्री कृष्णदेवराय विश्वविद्यालय

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world rank  8796

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University Overview

Established in 1981, Sri Krishnadevaraya University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large city of Anantapur (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Andhra Pradesh. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kurnool. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 39 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Indian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name श्री कृष्णदेवराय विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym SKU
Founded 1981
Motto Vidyaya Amrutha Masnute
Immortal wisdom through knowledge

University Location

Address Sri Venakteswara Puram
Anantapur (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
515 003 Andhra Pradesh
T +91 (8554) 255 056
F +91 (8554) 255 244
Other locations Kurnool

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Registrar, S.K. University
Anantapur 515 003

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Sri Krishnadevaraya University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council NAAC; National Council of Teacher Education NCTE; Bar Council of India BCI


  • Association of Commonwealth Universities ACU; Association of Indian Universities AIU; Distance Education Bureau DEB

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020