Distance Education Centres in College

Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University Study Centre
Centre Code : 085 -- Established : 1991

Objectives (AP Open University Act 1982)

To provide educational opportunities to those students who could not take advantage of institutions of higher learning.

To realize equality of educational opportunities for higher education for a large segment of population including those in employment, women including housewives and adults, who wish to upgrade their education or acquire knowledge and studies in various fields through distance education.

To provide flexibility with regard to eligibility for enrolment, age of entry, choice of courses, methods of learning, conduct of exams, and operation of the programmes.

Programmes offered at Study Centre

S.No. Name of the Programme Eligibility
Programme Duration(in years)
Min Max
Tution Fee(Per Annum) Medium of Instruction
1. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) a) Pass in Eligibility Test (E.T.)
Minimum Age: 18 years (or)
b) Pass in Intermediate or its equivalent.
3     9
I year Rs. 1100/-
II year Rs. 1300/-
III year Rs. 1300/-
English, Telugu & Urdu
2. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) -do-
3     9
-do- -do-
3. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) a) Pass in Eligibility Test (E.T.),
One year work experience in any Science & Technology Organisation.
Minimum Age: 18 years (or)
b) Pass in Intermediate with Science.
3     9
plus science practical fee for
each subject per annum Rs. 700/-

Staff particulars

Name Designation
Sri M. Venkateswara Rao Principal (Honorary Head)
Sri U. Vasudeva Rao Coordinator
Sri M.K. Kishore Junior Asst. cum Typist
Sri B. Srinivasa Chowdary Office Subordinate
Smt P. Vijaya Lakshmi Sweeper
Sri A. Satyanarayana Watchman
Sri Sk. Johnvali Scavenger


Name Subject
Smt. B. Padmaja English
Sri B. Kanakaiah Telugu
Sri M. Kondala Rao Science & Technology
Sri Ch. Srinivasa Rao Social Science
Sri K. Paul History
Sri Ch. Srinivasa Rao Political Science
Sri E. Pitcheswara Rao Economics
Sri Y. Madhusudhana Rao Public Administration

Succession of Coordinators

Name Period
Dr. D. Krishna Murthy 1991-1999
Sri B. Raghunaidu 1999-2003
Dr. Y. Gandhi 2003-2012
Sri U. Vasudeva Rao July 2012 to till date

Contact info

KVR College Study Centre

Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Open University

Regional Coordination Centre
              SRR & CVR Govt Degree College, Vijayawada

Indira Gandhi National Open University Study Centre
Established : 2013

Coordinator: Dr. A. J. Pratapa Reddy