"Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering and Technology (Autonomous) (SVCET), Chittoor, is a NBA and NAAC Accredited Institution. Established in the year 1998, the Institute is Affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Ananthapuramu and Recognized by AICTE, New Delhi. It is also Recognized by the UGC under Section 2(f) and 12(b). The Institute has been Granted Autonomy by UGC from Academic Year 2011-2012. The Institute offers Seven(7) UG and Thirteen(13)PG programs in Engineering and Technology, MBA and MCA."
The college is located on high way in an area of 65 acres of scenic beauty at R.V.S. Nagar, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. The College is located seven kilometers from Chittoor and 60 KM from Tirupathi, the famous hill shrine of Lord Sri Venkateswara.
The college has spacious well-designed, adequately furnished and ventilated classrooms. All the laboratories of engineering and sciences are well equipped with the required equipments. The college is facilitated with a 125KVA capacity generator to ensure uninterrupted power supply for the conduct of academic activities. The laboratories and workshops are fully equipped with the state-of-art of facilities; particularly the computer centre, CAD/CAM center, Automated Library; Digital Library, internet and language labs are value added assets to the college.
The library has total books volumes of 29130 and 5,914 titles, 104 national journals, and 74 international journals along with 34 magazines and 603 IEEE Online Journals. The students are encouraged to make full use of the library and other facilities. The Internet center opened during the year 2005-06 acts as the reservoir of knowledge for people seeking information in the present technological world.
The college has accomplished remarkable growth in the past twelve years. The students’ admission has been growing steadily year-by-year as in the case, in the first cradle year, i.e. 1998 the sanctioned intake was 180, which has now increased to 1008. As the intake of students multiplies, so does the infrastructure of the college, which is constantly under expansion to keep pace with the growing need and trends of technology. In this short span of time, SVCET enjoys the reputation of being one of the best engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh nestled in serene atmosphere providing quality education. On the whole, the college provides a safe, secure and ingenious ambience to the students for integrated learning practices
- SVCET has been ranked 4th among the Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh in a survey conducted by CSR-GHRDC in August, 2010
- SVCET was ranked 30th in CSR-GHRDC list of top 50 Colleges in India.
- SVCET was ranked 8 among top emerging colleges of excellence in India by CSR-GHRDC Survey, August 2010.
- SVCET was graded with AA by Careers360 Magazine Survey, June 2010.
- CSR- GHRDC Survey ranked SVCET with 3rd Rank in Andhra Pradesh for supreme excellence
- SVCET was graded with AA by Careers360 Magazine Survey, June 2010.
SURGING AHEAD WITH NBA
The institute has obtained accreditation for 4 UG programmes w.e.f 27.07.2006 namely B.Tech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE), Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) for three years from National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, the 1st youngest and 22nd Engineering College in entire Andhra Pradesh State to get accreditation.
At present, there are around 2000 students pursuing their M.Tech, B.Tech., MBA and MCA programs. Pre final and final year students are given rigorous training in meeting the challenges of the competitive environment. The students in general are constantly monitored with respect to their performance and discipline inside the campus. Parents are periodically briefed and kept updated about the performance of their children. Counselors are appointed to carryout this job and they counsel every week to assess student’s academic performance and in various activities. Extra curricular and co-curricular activities are conducted throughout the year to develop and mould the skills of the students to help them to improve their confidence level, personality, and technical skills etc., which are important to meet the industry expectations.
The college has well-experienced and qualified teaching staff committed to take up the task of imparting quality technical education by well designed teaching learning mechanisms. The college has also got qualified and experienced technical supporting staff members. The highly motivated faculty members tirelessly contribute for the constant development of the students. Many staff members have become aspirants of receiving post graduation and Doctorates in their fields of specialization. The student to faculty ratio is duly maintained to effectively impart teaching learning process.
The college offers the following four-year B.Tech. Degree programmes:
|Computer Science and Engineering||120 Seats|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||120 Seats|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering||120 Seats|
|Mechanical Engineering||120 Seats|
|Information Technology||60 Seats|
|Civil Engineering||60 Seats|
|M.Tech (VLSI Design)||18 Seats|
|M.Tech (CAD/CAM)||18 Seats|
|M.Tech (CSE)||18 Seats|
|M.Tech (Power Electronics and Electrical Drives)||18 Seats|
|M.Tech (Embedded Systems)||18 Seats|
|M.Tech (Digital Electronics & Communication Systems)||18 Seats|
|Master of Computer Applications||60 Seats|
|Master of Business Administration||60 Seats|
The college follows the regulations and syllabi as prescribed by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur for the above programmes.
Accreditations, Memorandum of Understanding’s (MoU’S) & Special Features
- Accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi
- Accredited by Institution of Engineers of India, IE(I)
- MoU with University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA
- MoU with Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC), Thimphu, Bhutan
- MoU with Educational Consultants India Limited (Ed.CIL)
- IBM Centre of Excellence
- Advanced Partner College for Infosys Campus Connect Program
- Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) School
- MoU with Oracle Academy for Advance Computer Science Program
- MoU with SAP India Pvt. Ltd.
- MoU with The Institution of Civil Engineers(India)
- Entrepreneurship Development Cell (Sponsored by AICTE) for nurturing students as Entrepreneurs
- Jawahar Knowledge Centre Star Status.
- SPIC MACAY Chapter
- Invited to participate in India Education Fair 2009 at Mid valley Exhibition centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia organized by High Commission of India, CII and EdCIL during 20th & 21st June 2009.
- FULLY AUTOMATED library (First of its kind in the state of Andhra Pradesh) with RFID based technology. Digital Library with IEEE journals and DELNET subscription.
TRAINING AND PLACEMENT DIVISION
The College has a well equipped Training and Placement Cell headed by Training and Placement Officer supported by a Professor, Associate Professor and Department Co-ordinators. The division plays a dual role of assessing ever-changing industrial requirements and estimating inherent talents of the students. The division has been grooming the students by organizing various programs like Group Discussions, HR Interaction sessions, Communications Skills Programs, Mock Interview etc., to meet the Industrial requirements. The division also conducts programme on Entrepreneurship Development. Training classes are accommodated in the regular timetable. A degree consortium has been formed consisting of 65 degree colleges of Chittoor District with a mission to help the rural people of the district.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CELL
Research and development activities have far reaching implications on the success of a Technical Institute. SVCET takes pride in its active involvement in R&D activities to provide quality education to students. The integration of teaching and research has been a major force for enriching the relevance of education imparted to students at SVCET.
The college has established a language laboratory for the students to improve their communication skills and prepare for TOFEL, GRE and other competitive examinations.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CELL
The Entrepreneurship Development Cell was launched in the year 2007-2008 after receiving the grant for the AICTE Cell encourages students in AICTE approved polytechnics and technical institutions to consider self employment as a career option, provides training in Entrepreneurship through modular courses and increases the relevance of Management particularly in the non-corporate and under managed sectors.
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES & ASSOCIATIONS
SVCET has obtained Institutional Membership of ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education), New Delhi and local chapter for staff and students have started functioning since August 2005. Institutional memberships in organizations like IEI, IEEE and CSI are also functional. Large number of staff and students are enrolled as members in these Professional Societies.
CHAPTERS OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
The college is a member of the following professional societies.
- Institution of Engineers India (IEI)
- Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE Staff Chapter)
- Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE Students Chapter)
- Computer Society of India (CSI)
- Electronics and Communications Engineering Department Association (ECEAN)
- Mechanical Engineering Department Honorary Association (MEDHA)
- Future Computer Science Engineers Association (FCSEA)
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department Association (EEEDA)
- Civil Engineering Department association (CEDA)
- Master of Computer Application Department Association(MCADA)
(The Department Associations take care of the co-curricular and extra-curricular activities of the students in their respective departments).
Harika Memorial Literary and Cultural Association (HMLCA) – Constitutes a talented group of Faculty and Students who contribute for the training and development of inherent abilities of the students for comprehensive personality development
Alumni Association – brings together the successful old students of the college who are determined to steer the college towards the path of glory and make one of the premier institutions in the country.
EXTRA & CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
SVCET provides excellent opportunities to students to participate in Extra and co-curricular activities through forums like 1) ISTE Students & Staff Chapters 2) IEI students chapter namely Chittoor Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering and Technology Students Chapter 3) Literary and Cultural Association which organizes programs and events that thoroughly facilitate their over all personality development.
PRIZES, AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Prizes are presented to the students who stand first in the JNT University Examinations conducted every year.
Sri Ravuri Kanakaiah Memorial Award – for the Best Outgoing (Academic) PG Student.
Sri Ravuri Kanakaiah Memorial Award – for the Best Outgoing (Academic) UG Student.
Smt Ravuri Harika Memorial Award – for the Best Outgoing (Academic) Girl PG. Student
Smt Ravuri Harika Memorial Award – for the Best Outgoing (Academic) Girl UG Student.
Ravuri Lakshmi Devi Memorial Award –for the Best Outgoing (Over all) PG Student.
Ravuri Lakshmi Devi Memorial Award – 2008 for the Best Outgoing (Over all) UG Student.
Sir Mokshagundam Visweswaraiah Memorial Award for putting up 100% attendance during the academic year.
The Institution offers scholarships for BC, SC and ST students in accordance with the government rules.
Sports participation is a vital aspect for all ages and a powerful medium of interaction with other institutions. College has play courts for several games like Badminton, Cricket, Volleyball, Shuttle, Tennicoit etc., for both men and women. The College has conducted many sports events inside the campus and many of our students have participated in Zonal and State level competitions and won several prizes in various sports events. Inter Departmental Sports Activities are also conducted and several Students have won prizes for their respective departments.
College has a NSS unit, which establishes a meaningful linkage between the campus and community. Activities such as Blood donation, collection of donations for people affected in natural disasters, road safety rallies and some socio environmental activities are undertaken by our students.
In order to encourage students’ innate talents, the College cultural committee conducts events like Essay writing, general quiz, dumb C, Elocution, Mimicry, Volte-Face, Extempore, Mock show, Singing, Skit etc. It gives an opportunity to the students to show their skills, display their leadership qualities and to unleash their latent and hidden talents.
International Hostels offering single, double, triple and four bedded occupancy furnished with imported furniture (cot + book shelf cum computer table + almarah + chair) with A/C option at affordable prices.
The management is very keen to develop the institute at par with globally accredited Institution. The management is aiming at IEEE accreditation in the long run and for the deemed University status.