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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Etcherla


Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University (BRAU), Srikakulam was established in 2008 by Andhra Pradesh State Government with a view to augment the education facilities in the Srikakulam district and to cater to the educational needs of the people of the district, the policy of university is to extending higher education facilities to the backward regions of Srikakulam District.The university is recognized by UGC. Andhra University post graduate extension centre, later as Andhra University Dr. B.R. Ambedkar post graduate centre, still later as A.U. Campus Etcherla, Srikakulam, and presently as Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University was founded in the year of 2008 by the Andhra Pradesh State Government. It is a state university which is approved by the UGC (University Grants Commission). Presently, this university runs 17 PG and many other courses in various education fields.


The campus is located at Srikakulam, Etcherla. Srikakulam is the district of the state of the Andhra Pradesh. The campus has been spread over 195 acres of land. The RTC Bus Complex is just 9 kms away from the campus and the Srikakular Road Railway Station is 20 kms away from the university.


All the classrooms are fully furnished and spacious and equipped with audio-video teaching equipment like LCD Projectors, etc. This university houses a spacious library which is fully stocked with the collection of books, periodicals, cases, journals, magazines, reports and many other study materials covering all the major areas of various education fields. It has an advanced computer centre equipped with latest desktops and fast internet connectivity. Major facilities are hygienically maintained cafeteria, transport facility, medical facility, etc.


Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University offers UG and PG programmes in the field of law such as LL.B, LL.M, etc. The duration of LL.M (Master of Laws) programme is two years and the duration of LL.B course is three years. This university also offers various courses in the field of arts, management, science and many others. Some popular law courses offered by this college are listed here:

Law Courses:

  • LL.B (Three Years)
  • LL.B (Five Years)
  • LL.M (Master of Laws)


For admission in LL.M course, students are required to complete the graduation degree in the law field from any recognized university or college. Admissions to students will be given as per the rules and regulations set by the admission authority.

The vision of university is to creation of an enabling environment where in universities would act as agents of social change and transformation through innovativeness and outreaching and make it a People’s University, the mission is to mitigating the economic and social sufferings of the region by invoking the strengths of faculty through community oriented actions by optimal usage of human resources.


Campus of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University –


The University is located at Etcherla, Srikakulam District, Andhra Prdesh, India abutting the National Highway 5 (Chennai to Kolkata), exactly 95 Kms away from Visakhapatnam towards Kolkata, Srikakulam Road is the nearest railway station which is around 10 Kms to Campus. The University is located in a campus extending over 29 acres of land at Etcherla. After the formation, the University acquired 195 acres of land.


Academic life at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University-


Presently the campus has 17 P.G. courses catering to the needs of 1200 Plus Post Graduate students and 27 research scholars working for their M. Phil. and Ph.D., and is backed up by 72 faculty members (12 Regular Teachers, 45 Assistant Professors,7 Teaching Associates, 6 Teaching Assistants and 2 Academic Assistants) and 110 non-teaching staff members.


Facilities at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University –


  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Classrooms
  • Sports
  • Hostels


Departments at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University –


  • Department of Rural Development
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Management Studies
  • Department of Library and Information Science
  • Department of Law
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Special Education
  • Department of Telugu
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Yoga
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of English
  • Department of Organic Chemistry
  • Department of Social Work
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Geo Science

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Name: Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University
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City: Srikakulam
State: Andhra Pradesh
Country: India
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