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Vikrama Simhapuri University

Vikrama Simhapuri University
విక్రమ సింహపురి విశ్వవిద్యాలయం
Motto Satyam Gnanamanantham (సత్యం జ్ఞానమనంతం)
Established 2008
Type Public
Chancellor E. S. L. Narasimhan
Vice-Chancellor K. Viyanna Rao
Principal K. Murugaiah
Dean P. Venkata Rao
Location Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
Nickname VSU
Affiliations UGC

Vikrama Simhapuri University (VSU) is a university located in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The university was established in 2008 with six courses. Now, the university is offering 17 Post Graduate courses in University College.


  • Campus 1
  • Formation 2
  • Administration 3
  • Criticism 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


VSU doesn't have its own buildings. It is started with an administrative building at Dargamitta, Nellore. Regular classes are at V.R. High School Campus (Old Law College Campus), Nellore.

Campus construction is in process at Kakutur, Nellore in 87 acres (350,000 m2) provided by the government of Andhra Pradesh.


On April 12, 2010, the government of Andhra Pradesh passed a G.O. that all the colleges in Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district which at present affiliated to Sri Venkateswara University are affiliated to VSU. With these orders SVU PG Centre in Kavali, NBKR Engineering College in Vidyanagar, 52 degree and PG colleges, 12 MBA/MCA colleges, V.R. Law college, 12 B.Ed colleges, two oriental colleges in SPSR Nellore District came under VSU. Later on, NBKR Engineering college shifted its affiliation to JNTU Anantapur.


As of November 2014, K. Viyanna Rao is the Vice Chancellor[1] and K. Nagendra Prasad is the Registrar.[2]


From the inception of this university, there is a lot of criticism in recruitment processes of teaching and non-teaching posts. Former Vice-Chancellor G. Rajarami Reddy mainly focused on recruitment than developing the infrastructure by making illegal appointments regarding teaching and non-teaching by violating

  • Official website

External links

  1. ^ Staff Reporter. "'"National / Andhra Pradesh : ‘New courses will be launched in VSU, says in-charge Vice-Chancellor.  
  2. ^ Ravi kumar. "'"Education / College & University : ‘New Registrar at VSU.  
  3. ^ sakshi. "'"Andhra Pradesh News : ‘VSU lo Akramaalu.  
  4. ^ zaminryot. "'"Nellore News : ‘Avineethi Akramala batana Vikrama Simhapuri University. zaminryot. Retrieved 2014-07-11. 
  5. ^ Ravi kiran. "'"National / Andhra Pradesh : ‘Fake degree racketeers misuse VSU website.  
  6. ^ eenadu. "'"Special Stories : ‘Simhapuri Varsity perutho Dopidi.  


[6] Even though after three months of the issue, the fake website is still running. This indicates the negligence of the university officials in safeguarding the interests of the university.[5]

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