Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (University for Women) was founded in the year 1983 by Sri N.T.Rama Rao, the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, with the fervent desire to train women students as better builders of the Nation and to inculcate skills of leadership in all aspects of life. It was started with ten faculties, 300 students and twenty staff members. Today the University has a student population of 2000 and an academic staff of 250. This year the University is going to have 59 courses at the post-graduate and undergraduate level and a good component of research.
Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (University for Women) established in the year 1983 and accredited with four stars status by NAAC has given unparalleled service to Women’s Education in Andhra Pradesh, drawing on the great cultural traditions of the Country as well as keeping in tune with changing times, channels of employability and assuring quality education in teaching as well as research.
The University College of Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam is divided into seven Schools. Each School is headed by a Dean. The constituent departments of these Schools offer courses that are related to the respective faculties. In tune with the objectives, the university is offering many courses that are job-oriented, professional and applied in nature.