K L University, officially the Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, is a deemed university located in the Vaddeswaram Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh, India. K L University consists of 11 academic departments and six schools, with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological research.
Established in 1980, the college is located on a 10-acre (4.0 ha) site adjacent to Buckingham Canal, and is about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Vijayawada in Krishna District and 20 km from Guntur City. The institution is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, and is certified by ISO 9001 – 2000. It has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council with an A grade.
This university is popular in India, it is awarded as the “BEST PRIVATE UNIVERSITY” in South India and there are nearly 600 research scholars so far in the university, it was rated with ‘A’ GRADE University in India. The college was established in 1980 at Vaddeswaram by the late Sri Koneru Lakshmaiah and Sri K. Satyanarayana. Sri K. Lakshmaiah, who graduated from BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, came up with the idea of establishing an engineering college in order to rectify the local scarcity of engineers.
One of the main objectives of establishing the institute was to develop facilities of education in a variety of specialized engineering and technological sciences. Establishing adequate facilities for postgraduate studies and research was a focal point for the founding years. The institute has recorded 100% placements for the past eight consecutive years. affiliated to Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, the college was granted autonomy in 2003.It has acquired the status of deemed university in 2005,and is now known as Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation.
The college was started with four streams in 1980, but now offers nine programmes in the undergraduate courses and five programmes in post-graduate courses. KLU is the first engineering college in Andhra Pradesh to start an Industrial and Production Engineering branch in undergraduate courses and to have an NBA accreditation for Biotechnology. It has a plinth area of 38,045 square metres (409,510 sq ft). The college has three computer centres catering to the computing needs of the students and staff.
K L University’s 100-acre (40 ha) campus is located 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Vijayawada and 20 km form Guntur City, on the banks of the Buckingham Canal of Krishna River. The developed area is approximately 1,000,000 square feet (93,000 m2). According to sports courts in KLUniversity: We have a indoor stadium in that 4 wooden synthetic badminton courts are there,table tennis are in indoor stadium only and all indoor sports like chess caroms and all are in indoor stadium first floor In college we are having separate Football and Cricket grounds for athletics also having separate ground. Coming to out door we are having separate courts for all types of games like basket ball,tennis,net ball,through ball and all In KLUniversity they are making two new synthetic tennis courts in high level foot ball court also synthetic and nice court
- K. Satyanarayana – President
- K. Lakshman Havish – Vice-president
- K. Raja Harin – Vice-President
- Dr.L.S.S. Reddy — Vice-Chancellor
- Dr.A.V.S.Prasad — Pro Vice Chancellor
College of Engineering for BTech
- Bio- Technology (BT)
- Civil Engineering (CE)
- Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
- Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)
- Electronics and Computer Engineering (ECM)
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
- Electrical and Computer Engineering (EC)
- Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Post Graduate Programs
uration : 2 Years with following specializations
- Bio Technology
- Computer Science & Engineering
- Computer Networks & Security
- Communication & Radar Systems
- Power Systems
- Power Electronics & Drives
- Signal Processing
- Thermal Engineering
- Non Destructive Testing (NDT)
- Cloud Computing
- Polymer Science and Technology
- Computational Intelligence
- Wireless Communication & Radar Systems
- Structural Engineering
- Embedded Systems
- Microwave and Radar Engineering
KLU Business School
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with MBA Duration : 5 Years
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2 Years with following specializations
- Business Administration
- Technology Management
- Health Care & Hospital Management
- Banking and Financial Services (Distributed MBA)
College of Sciences & Humanities
- Department of Computer Applications
- Department of Physics
- Department of Chemistry
- Department of Mathematics
- Department of English
- Basic Engineering Sciences
separate hostel facilities are available for both male and female students.
The girls hostel is with in the campus and houses 1024 with a capacity of 1192 with 500 rooms. Different rooms a
ccommodating 2 per room, 3 per room with attached toilets as well as A.C. rooms are also available. Suite rooms with modern furniture and separate study room are also available.
The Boys Hostel is at about 4 kilometers from the university accommodating 1957 students with a capacity of 2040 with 780 rooms. Different rooms accommodating 2 per room, 3 per room with attached toilets as well as A.C. rooms are also available.
This university was given deemed status under u/s 3 of UGC Act 1956. It is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of UGC as ‘A’ Grade with a CGPA of 3.12 on a 4-point scale. It is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). It is an ISO 9001 – 2000 Certified Institution, and has been autonomous since 2006.
Official Communication Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation,
Admin. Office, 29-36-38, Museum Road, Governorpet, Vijayawada. A.P., India.
Pincode: 520 002.Campus K L University,
Green Fields, Vaddeswaram,
Guntur District, A.P., INDIA.
Pincode : 522 502.