Sri Venkateswara University (SVU), Tirupati was established in 1954. The University stands as a testimony to the wisdom and foresight of great visionaries, to cater to the educational needs and aspirations of the people of Rayalaseema area. Right from its inception, the University has been laying more emphasis on teaching, research and extension activities in different subjects. The range of subject departments, courses and research programs undertaken and promoted during the last fifty-two years reflect the Sri Venkateswara University's commitment in promoting socially relevant and inter-disciplinary programs. The main mission of the university is to develop qualified and competent citizens through teaching and training, expand the horizons of knowledge through research, to lend knowledge and support to various organizations for their effective functioning, to contribute to the creation of a happy and healthy society through fruitful interaction with it and to participate in the development of the society. The university aims in promoting research in an environment conducive for exploration, experimentation and expansion.