Sri Venkateswara University has been ranked 22nd in the country based on the research publications and hi-index in biological and physical sciences. In this connection, the Department of Science & Technology, GOVT of India, New Delhi has sanctioned “ Promotion of University Research Scientific Excellence (PURSE)” Programme with an incentive grant of Rs. 17 crores to promote research and development. The DST-PURSE project was sanctioned to S.V. University on 25 Sept , 2017 and the Vice-Chancellor of S.V. University, Tirupati has accepted the same. The Project Implementation Group consisting of 9 members are appointed under DST-PURSE Programme.