Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU), Guntur was established in 1976 by the former President of India, Sri Fakruddin The University was established by Act 43 of 1976 of A.P. State Legislature and Governed by Act 4 of 1991 covering 6 Universities of the State. The present Acharya Nagarjuna University is not very far from the haloed spot, as it derives its moral and intellectual sustenance from Acharya Nagarjuna in which context the University has been renamed Acharya Nagarjuna University through the A.P. Universities (Amendment) Ordinance, 2004, promulgated by the Governor of Andhra Pradesh.In the last 30 years, the University has successfully overcome most of the initial problems and is moving forward with determination, enthusiasm and hope.
Acharya Nagajuna University since then has grown into a large University with 39 Academic Departments, including several self-financed courses, which started operating since 1992. Its jurisdiction was extended to three districts now having over 450 affiliated colleges offering Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate, Engineering, Education, Law, Pharmacy and Oriental Languages courses. Now it has 39 Post-graduate teaching-cum-research courses on the campus, while 71 affiliated colleges offered P.G. courses.
Facilities at Acharya Nagarjuna University
- NET Digital Library
- Computer Centre
- Central Lab
- Health Centre
- Internet facility
- Sports facility
Colleges under Acharya Nagarjuna University
- College of Arts, Commerce & Law
- College of Sciences
- College of Physical Education & Sports Sciences
- College of Pharmaceutical Sciences
- College of Engineering and Technology
- College of Architecture and Planning