Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology & Research was conferred with the Green Award for 2017 from the AP government. The university bagged the second prize in the category of Deemed Universities.Vignan received the award at the "Vanamahotsavam" function that took place at IIIT, Nuziveedu on 14 July 2018.
Department of Biotechnology organizing a two-day national workshop in collaboration with Wise Corner labs, Chennai on "Computational Hands-on & Wet Lab Demo workshop on "Genome Editing Tool - CRISPR CAS9" from 12th to 13th July 2018. The primary objective of the workshop is to provide hands-on experience to the participants on Genome Engineering which is referred as a "Game Changing Technology". Dr. Abdul Hameed, CEO, M/S Wise Corner Labs, Chennai is the resource person for the workshop
Vignan Foundation For Science, Technology and Research (VFSTR) has made it, as its mission to prepare globally acceptable readily deployable, industry ready skilled professional and navigate towards the socio-economic transformation of the region. It provides quality education in a diverse and intellectually stimulating environment. It imparts value addition training to students to make them competent and inspired engineers. The institute celebrate the power of knowledge, cultivates vision and build awareness about the self and society around.
The institution is known for its honest practices and ethical value systems since its inception. It adopts transparent and systematic procedures of admission. All the admissions are made purely on merit.
A comprehensive plan, meticulously executed with periodical assessments backed by continuous counselling and feedback is enabling Vignan students to turn out into highly competitive and skilled professionals. VFSTR is proud to see them turning out into psychologically strong, emotionally balanced professionals imbued with social consciousness and ethical values. Our graduates will benefit from an education that nurtures fundamental capabilities along with deep disciplinary knowledge.
Good academic environment and special schemes in the form of academic scholarships are also in place to attract meritorious students. To encourage meritorious students scholarship worth Rs.400 lakhs is awarded to each admitted batch.
The M.Tech programme places strong emphasis on both course work and research dissertation/thesis. The thesis is compulsory for the award of an M.Tech degree. It is expected that the thesis will result in high quality scholarly publications and national and international conference presentations. The M.Tech. Curriculum at VFSTR has been designed to be highly creative with a focus on interdisciplinary skills and high quality thesis work. Scholarships are offered every year for meritorious students.
A sound scientific temperament and quest for continous innovation drives both faculty and students to keep pursuing research activities at the institute. This infuses an investigative spirit even among the students and motivates them to take up various challenging research projects. Click here for details
Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology & Research (VFSTR) (Deemed to be University) is known for quality-consciousness through its student-centric activities for transforming them into globally accepted, socially conscious, emotionally balanced and psychologically strong professionals. VFSTR sustains a culture that supports excellence in teaching-learning, outcome-based education, and provides an environment that serves the needs of students, faculty and staff.
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accredited VFSTR and awarded "A" grade on 16 November 2015 in the first cycle of its assessment for a period of five years till 15 November 2020.
The institution is heading towards the second cycle of accreditation in the year 2020.
The Institution strongly believes that a credible evaluation system determines the quality of teaching learning, attendance and discipline and general behavior of the students. Led by this conviction, the evaluation procedures are laid down.
Continuous evaluation system is followed. The procedure of evaluation is made transparent to the faculty and students with the provision of recounting and revaluation. The system is working very efficiently, and it is worth mentioning that the number of cases for revaluation is less than one percent.
A well designed library conducive to learning with an area of around 3000 sqmt. with 69392 volumes and 24,736 titles, 10605 reference books, 232 e-books, 139 regular journals, 2922 e-journals. An exclusive digital section, comprising 50 systems and knowledge resources.
NTR Vignan Library Timings
NTR Memorial Library is kept open on 325 days in a year with the following timings:
Working Days : 7.30 AM - 10.00 PM
Issue Timings : 8.00 AM - 6.00 PM
Holidays : 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM
Changes in Timings during the vacation period will be informed on the Library Notice Board and through circular.
A sound scientific temperament and quest for continous innovation drives both faculty and students to keep pursuing research activities at the institute.This infuses an investigative spirit even among under-graduate students and motivates them to take up various challenging projects.To conduct and to promote research activities, the University has a Directorate of Research and Development headed by a Director who is assisted by two Assistant Directors. While one Assistant Director looks after the Ph.D. programmes and the projects funded by the external funding agencies like DST, UGC, CSIR, AICTE, ISRO etc.
The civil services programme at Vignan offers a unique and exciting career prospects that demands an ability to face challenges and assume social and organizational leadership roles. The programme is in tune with the institutional mission of shaping young graduates into socially conscious and responsible professionals.
Vignan's University has a full-fledged integrated placement cell, which invites the leading brands of the corporate world to campus every year. Our campus placement process is designed to meet the needs of recruiters along with providing students with the best opportunities to jumpstart their career.
Despite the uncertain global macroeconomic scenario, VU continues to remain one of the most preferred destinations for campus hiring by top brand recruiters across diverse sectors.Contact Details
The University has been established by the VFSTR Trust, which is supported by the Vignan Group having about 40 years of experience in education at all levels and all layers of society. It has a student base of more than 45000. It has got 7 engineering colleges, 3 pharmacy colleges and 22 schools. The group has been in service of the field of education for the last 40 years for the development of this region. It has been working with commitment for the upgradation of the quality of education in Andhra Pradesh, resulting in a large number of students attaining success in competitive examinations like Civil Services examinations and also securing admissions into higher learning institutions like IITs.
Owing to the good governance system and well established best practices in all the academic and administrative processes, the University is fast becoming a happening place and a happy learning campus.
As a member of staff here, you'll enjoy an environment of continuous learning and development that will enable you to fulfill your academic, research, and professional goals.