Andhra Pradesh is a hub for higher education and has many institutes of advanced studies in various disciplines. Besides having innumerable colleges and institutes, there are number of Universities in Andhra Pradesh, some of which are dedicated to the study of a special field and some are general universities.
The Professional State Universities in Andhra Pradesh
The University Medical Sciences and Health Care, is located in Vijayawada. Admission is based on the Joint Entrance Examination held for Engineering, Agriculture and Medicine. A large number of courses are offered in the General Medicine and fields of Alternative Medicine like Ayurveda, Homoeopathy and Unani. Besides, Undergraduate course in Naturopathy, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Pharmacy and other para-medical courses and postgraduate course in applied Nutrition are offered in the medical Universities in Andhra Pradesh.
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A National University for Law is located at Vishakhapatnam. Student having passed the higher secondary and the Common Law Entrance Examination can take up the 5 year integrated course for the Bachelors in Law program in the law Universities in Andhra Pradesh.
There are many engineering and technological Universities in Andhra Pradesh with a large number of colleges affiliated to them.
Dedicated Universities in Andhra Pradesh
- A State university is solely for Vedic studies is located in Tirupathi
- A State university for veterinary studies is also located in Tirupathi.
- A State university dedicated to women to encourage women education is located in Tirupathi.
- A State university for Dravidian studies is located at Kuppam district
- A Deemed university is dedicated to the study of Sanskrit.
Deemed Universities in Andhra Pradesh
Some of the Deemed Universities in Andhra Pradesh offering various courses are spread across the state. All the Deemed Universities in Andhra Pradesh are recognized by the NAAC and recognized by the AICTE. Both undergraduate and postgraduate courses ranging from Engineering, to Management and other Science subjects are conducted.
There are some Universities in Andhra Pradesh that are public state university that offer a number of highly advanced courses.