About College

Kakani Venkata Ratnam College is a private aided college, affiliated to Krishna University and is recognised by UGC under 2f and 12b. It was established in 1968 by "The Nandigama Educational Society" with the motto of providing educational facilities to the rural community, catering to their needs and shaping their destinies towards prosperity and development to stand as good citizens of the nation. Towards this direction, many stalwarts of the area strove hard for the establishment and the smooth running of the institution with a minimum student strength of 315 and 18 lecturers and the college now is flourishing with around 2600 students and 150 staff with 4 P.G. programmes besides several U.G. programmes relentlessly striving for academic ambience and progress. The infrastructure facilities are adequate to the needs of the students in accordance with the current trends.

Different Academic Committees have been formed to run the institution effectively and smoothly and to create academic ambience besides developing innate skills and talents of the students.

The college Library has around 26000 books besides various prestigious journals and periodicals around 55. The library is kept open for the students & staff from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The NSS of the college has got two units with 200 strength doing many social activities by adapting villages and conducting camps.

The college campus is maintained neatly with several trees and greenery contributing to ecological balance. So many morning walkers make use of the campus and several programmes like Yoga, Karate coaching, Police parades are the regular early morning activities on the campus.

The NCC unit of the college has 160 cadets and assumed a full fledged company. Cadets are being trained in Firing, Drill, Map reading, First Aid, Civil Defense, weapon training besides attending many community activities like participating in pulse polio camps, traffic control programmes etc.

The teaching faculty are the boon to the college having done Ph.D.s and M.Phils. besides their doing UGC project works. Also their participation in the intellectual discussions is the regular academic activity.

Good administration of the Management and Principal is another feather in the cap of the college. Work is worship is the motto of the college. On these lines the college is treading forward towards betterment and prosperity.

Milestones

1968-69 The College was inaugurated on 12th July, 1968 with P.U.C, B.A and B.Com courses.
1969-70 Intermediate course was introduced with M.P.C and Bi.P.C as single section.
1973-74 The college was admitted into grant-in-aid from 1973.
1975-76 H.E.C combination in Intermediate and B.Sc. courses were started.
1981-82 B.Sc and Intermediate H.E.C sections were admitted into grant-in-aid.
1984-85 Intermediate M.P.C & Bi.P.C combinations were admitted into grant-in-aid.
1986-87 M.E.C combination in Intermediate was introduced.
1987-88 U.G.C recognition under 2(f) from 5.7.1987.
1995-96 B.Sc (M. P. Computers) & Intermediate English medium courses were started.
1996-97 B.Sc (M. Stat. Computers) was introduced.
1998-99 B.Sc (MPC-English Medium) and B.C.A. courses are started. BCA was withdrawn in 2004.
1999-00 B.Com (Computer Applications) and B.Com (Tax procedures and practices) were introduced.
2000-01 M.Sc Computer Science course was started and it was withdrawn in 2004.
2002-03 M.Sc Chemistry course was introduced.
2003-04 M.Sc Physics, M.Com. courses were started.
2005-06 M.Sc Mathematics was started.
2006-07 B.Sc Biotechnology Course was introduced.
2008-09 B.Sc M.P.CS., M.S.CS and Biotechnology additional sections were granted.
2009-10 Letter of Intent is issued by AICTE to start MCA.
2010-11 Affiliating University changed to Krishna University, Machilipatnam.
2011-12 M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry was introduced.