Sri Venkateswara University carries rightly the pride for having been one of the pioneering institutions in implementing the N.S.S. in the country. It was introduced during 1969-70. Starting with 300 volunteers, it has grown into a mighty programme with about 16,000 Volunteers for regular NSS and special camping programmes.


  • To promote personality development among students through community service.
  • To instil a sense of discipline among students.
  • To make students physically fit for nation building activities.
  • direct students energies to right causes.
  • acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude.
  • To practice National integration.
NSS Centre

NSS Bureau is located at NSS Bhavan near the Administration Building (Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy Bhavan).
NSS Programme Officers
160 NSS Programme Officers are there in Engineering, Degree and Junior Colleges of S.V. University area.
Students who wish to join NSS should apply to the Programme Officer concerned in their respective Colleges.
NSS volunteers will have the following activity
– 120 hours of service during an academic year
– They have to work on Sundays and evenings to complete this target service. 

  • One special camp in a year during vacation.
  • Volunteers are provided with refreshment whenever they work.

Issue of Certificates

  • Special Camp Certificates are issued to the volunteers who have been involved in the camp
    for 7 days with Programme Coordinator’s and Vice Chancellor’s signatures.
  • Bonafide N.S.S. Certificates are given to volunteers who have been involved in general
    regular N.S.S. for 2 Years.
  • For volunteers who attend National Integration Camps, Inter State Camps, Inter Camps ondeputation, are given University certificate by the organizers of the camp. These certificates are given priority II and considered in P.G. admissions.

In P.G. and other course admissions, there are reservations (5%) under E.C.A. Quota for N.S.S. Volunteers
on par with N.C.C. & Sports and cultural activities.

Programme Co-Ordinator

Phone No

Prof. T. Damodharam

2249302-413, (R) 295028

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