COLLEGE OF SCIENCES

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES

The University College of Science was established in 1954 in the Temple city of Tirupati. The Venkateswara University College of Sciences has been a premiere institution for higher learning, research, extension and consultancy. It is one of the constituent campus Colleges of Sri Venkateswara University.

The College is located in a picturesque campus at the foot of Seven Hills, with well-planned and aesthetically designed buildings spread in a Green, Clean and Expansive environment, the campus is a joyous place to work and live. Since its inception from 1954, the College has been successfully maintaining and catering the needs of the students by meeting National and International Standards in Higher Education. The College has a glorious history and celebrated the Silver Jubilee in 1979 and Golden Jubilee in 2004 in a grand and benefitting manner.

The College has a total strength of nearly 2000 Students pursuing different PG courses, 72 Research Scholars, 61Teaching Staff, 59 Academic Consultants and 45 Administrative and Supporting staff. It is the biggest constituent College of the University with a Teacher to Student ratio of nearly 1:10.

Presently the College has 19 Regular Departments and 12Self supportive/Financingcourses. The students for the M.Sc Course are admitted through the Entrance Test conducted by the University or a Common Test conducted by APSCHE.

The University College of Science is offering Ph.D programme in allSubjects.

Both, Boys and Girl students are accommodated in different Blocks of PG Hostels. The Hostels are equipped with required infrastructural facilities to cater the needs of the students.

The University College of Science has a placement cell which works in close coordination with the Directorate of placement services.In addition, we also have Faculty co-ordinators and Student co-ordinators to help the placement cell in organizing the Campus placements.

The College is playing a pivotal role in Teaching, Research and Extension activities and contributing to the socio-cultural transformation of the region by imparting quality and value based higher education.

It is noteworthy to mention that the college has produced large numbers of Vice Chancellors, Registrars, AP State Meritorious Awardees, many Fellows of National and International Academics and Members in various National level expert Committees.

The Departments have expertise in various related fields and are engaged in advanced research activities, has International collaboration programmes, some of the Departments were recognized centers of Excellence and centers of Advanced study. The College of Science keeps itself alive with regular Academic activities like Seminars, Workshops and Conferences.

It is equipped with advanced and sophisticated laboratories. Faculty members have liaison with research institutions of repute in India and abroad.

Several Faculty members have the objective to foster and promote interdisciplinary and interactive research among the Faculty members, especially of life science Departments.

The Faculty members of the Science College have the distinction of receiving several International, National and State Awards such as Young Scientist Award, Mid Career Award, Best Teacher Award, Von Humboldt’s Fellowship, Common wealth Fellowship.

  • All the Departments of the Science College have an excellent reputation in terms of quality and research.
  • Our curriculum is being tailored to the needs of the Nation which helps our students gaining access to top quality placements.
  • The Teaching Faculty is highly experienced and most of the Faculty Members have Post-Doctoral research and International exposure.
  • The quality of Teaching imparted by the Faculty is a prized and unique distinction bestowed on Science College.
  • The Faculty members are also engaged in advanced Research in their fields of specialization and a large number of Research Projects funded by several National agencies are in operation, augmenting the resources of the Science College Departments.
  • The Research activities comprise of a healthy blend of basic and applied Sciences of societal interest besides meeting the challenges of the 21st
  • Quite a few senior Teachers of the Faculty were also Awarded BSR Faculty Fellowship, Emeritus Professor and Emeritus Scientist positions by UGC and CSIR, New Delhi.
  • Many Faculty Members of the Departments have been nominated as Expert members of several decision-making committees of National and State-level Government and Autonomous R&D and Administrative organizations.
  • Many Departments have been awarded SAP, CAS, COSIST, FIST programmes, Centers for potential excellence and are continuing to receive substantial financial assistance from various National and International funding agencies.
  • Under the UGC-BSR scheme many Departments have received grants for improving infrastructure in terms of power supply, improvement of class rooms and laboratories and also for PG, Research.

Vision:

  • To improve Scientific Research capabilities towards achieving the status of excellence in Basic Scientific Research.
  • Our vision is to provide internationally comparable quality higher education to the youth. The aim is not only focused on imparting subject knowledge and skills, but also to mould the students with better conduct and character committed to the societal needs and national development.
  • Enshrined with the motto Educate to Elevate.
  • To be a premier Institution that offers best quality Teaching and Research programmes in Science.
  • To produce students who excel and become leaders in their chosen profession, contributing to the community, the Nation and the World.
  • To prepare individuals of the highest moral fiber.

Mission:

  • To promote and disseminate advanced Scientific knowledge to the Young Researchers and Faculty Members.
  • To promote Collaborative Research access to advanced facilities and imparting training in frontier areas.
  • By providing advanced Scientific skill / Novel ideas and an access to advanced instruments which enable the Research and Faculty members to compete Internationally.
  • Supporting the Researchers from the other Universities / Institutes those who are deprived of Equipment or Laboratory facilities. Guiding the Research Students on Experimental trouble shooting and Research Methodology.
  • Strengthening Joint Research Projects and Networking Projects would enable our Universities to reach the International status.
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