Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam Tirupati


Founded in 1983, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (Sri Padmavati University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the small city of Tirupati (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Andhra Pradesh. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (SPMVV) is a women only higher education institution. Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (SPMVV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SPMVV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.


Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (University for Women)was founded in the year 1983 by Sri N.T.Rama Rao, the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, with the fervent desire to train women students as better builders of the Nation and to inculcate skills of leadership in all aspects of life.The University was established under the Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam Act of 1983,which has come into force on the 14 of April 1983.It was started with ten faculties and 300 students and twenty staff members. Today the University has a student population nearly 4000 and an academic staff of 105 and 131 academic consultants. This year the University has 59 courses at the post-graduate and undergraduate level and a good component of research. The campus of Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam is spread out in a lush green area of 138.43 acres. The University is situated at a distance of 3 km from the railway and bus stations of Tirupati.The campus has the necessary buildings to run its academic programmes and administrative machinery. There are separate buildings for Humanities and Sciences, University Administration, Central Library, University Auditorium, Sericulture Complex, and School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and also an independent building for Computer Science, Business Management and Engineering College.

Vision: To be a premier centre of education, both general and professional, for women to acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes required to lead life as complete citizens and pursue careers of their choice.
Mission: Emancipation of Women through acquisition of knowledge and Empowerment through skill up-gradation, involvement and participation in various occupations in the society, towards the end of establishing a progressive egalitarian society.
Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (University for Women) established in the year 1983 and accredited with four stars status by NAAC has given unparalleled service to Womens Education in Andhra Pradesh, drawing on the great cultural traditions of the Country as well as keeping in tune with changing times, channels of employability and assuring quality education in teaching as well as research. We shall continue to produce graduates who are equipped to contribute to the intellectual, social, political, moral and material development of the societies in which they are to live and recognize that the development of contemporary societies reflects diversity along side consensus and acknowledgement of the past as well as concern for innovation. We shall continue to undertake training, research, consultancy and other forms of service to local and regional communities, which will enrich our teaching and advance our quest for wisdom and truth. We shall make known our mission in Andhra Pradesh as well as nationally and internationally.


To fulfill our mission of ’’Emancipation of Women through Acquisition of Knowledge’’, we have set major goals. These goals guide our planning strategies, which we review and update annually. We do our outmost to achieve each goal by safeguarding our established freedom to create an environment of excellence in teaching and research and by maintaining our standards as a institution of higher education in the region.

    • Offer educational services, both general and professional, to women of all age groups, especially in Andhra Pradesh, to shape their lives and careers.
    • Facilitate and maintain excellence in teaching.
    • Advance knowledge through research and scholarly activity.
    • Attract the most intellectually able staff and students.
    • Secure and manage the resources that serve the interest of women through networking and collaboration.
  • Disseminate knowledge to benefit and serve the people of Andhra Pradesh, India and International Community.

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           The department offers a two-year M.Sc., Applied Mathematics course. The course content contains foundation courses and the applied subjects which provide the students analytical skills and application Techniques. The inclusion of Computer programming and its applications in the course enables the students to be more precise. Students can persue careers in Mathematics and also find other employment opportunities.

M.Sc. Applied Mathematics

Duration : Two years (Four Semesters)
No. of Seats : 35 Regular
06 payment

Eligibility : B.A. / B.Sc. Degree with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects, with 50% in Mathematics. Candidates who have studied Mathematics as an ancillary subject are not eligible.

Course Content

Core Subjects:
Algebra; Real Analysis, Topology, Linear Programming, Ordinary Differential Equations, Complex Analysis, Computer Programming, Principles of Mechanics, Partial Differential Equations, Operations Research, Functional Analysis, Integral Transforms, Mathematical Methods, Fluid Mechanics, Discrete Mathematics, Measure & Integration, Numerical Analysis, Positively Ordered Semi-groups and Applied Graph Theory, Finite Element Methods, Mathematical Statistics and Differential Geometry.
External Electives:
1) Mathematics for Social Sciences
2) Mathematics for BioSciences

Research Programmes

The Department is actively involved in the Research Programmes on various thrust areas. The following Research Programmes are offered by the Department on Full-time and Part-time basis by following the UGC guidelines.


Key Areas of Research:

Fluid Dynamics,Graph Theory,Semi Groups and Biomechanics


           Applied Microbiology Course is designed to equip the student with the latest professional know-how and technical skills in all specialized branches of Microbiology. The department well equipped laboratories with necessary infrastructure. The course emphasizes the methods to exploit the microorganism for human welfare and the maintenance of environmenrtal quality.
On completion of the course the students can pursue higher learning in Research Laboratories/ Institutions in India/Abroad,Teaching in Colleges/ Universities,Self-employment opportunities to setup clinical and analytical Laboratories.Biotechnological & Pharmaceutical, Food and other industries.

M.Sc Applied Microbiology

Duration: Two years (Four Semesters)
No. of Seats : 15 Regular
12 payment
Eligibility : B.Sc. Degree with Chemistry/Biochemistry at least 50% on the aggregate with Microbiology
Course Content
Core Subjects:
General Microbiology; Microbial Biochemistry; Basic Immunology, Analytical Techniques and Biostatistics; Agricultural Microbiology, Microbial Genetics, Virology, Medical Microbiology; Molecular Biology; Fermentation Technology, Environmental Microbiology Immuno Technology; r-DNA Technology, Bioinformatics, Animal and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Agri Biotechnology/Omic approaches for Microbial Diversity/Project Work; External Electives; Food Safety & Quality Management, Public Health Microbiology.

M.Sc. Biochemistry (Self Finance)

Duration : Two years (Four Semesters)
No. of Seats : 30 payment
Eligibility : B.Sc Degree with group aggregate of 50% of marks with Biochemistry/Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Medical Lab Technology and Applied Nutrition /Bioinformatics & Computer Applications
Course Content Core Subjects:
Chemistry of Biomolecules; Analytical Biochemistry; Enzymology; Microbiology; Molecular Physiology; Metabolism of Carbohydrates and Lipids and Bioenergetics; Metabolism of Nitrogen Compounds; Molecular Biology; Clinical Biochemistry; Endocrinology; Genetic Engineering; Food and Nutrition; Immunology; Bioinformatics; Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology.
External Electives:
Public Health Microbiology


           Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary branch of Modern Biology, related to all practical/commercial/controlled use of biological agents such as, microorganisms or cellular components, for beneficial use. It encompasses the rapidly developing fields like Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, DNA Finger Printing, Monoclonal Antibody Technology, Tissue Culture, Fermentation Technology etc.
As an interdisciplinary science, Biotechnology finds its application to Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Textile Industries and to Agriculture and Animal Husbandry.
Hence the course of M.Sc. Biotechnology is one of the most challenging and demanding courses of the day, with plenty of employment opportunities in National and International industries of Science and Technology.

M.Sc. (2Y) General Biotechnology

Duration : Two years (Four Semesters)
No. of Seats :30 payment
Eligibility : Bachelor’s Degree with group aggregate of 50% with Chemistry/Biochemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/Genetics/Medical Lab Technology/Applied Nutrition/ Bioinformatics and Computer Applications
Course Content
Core Subjects:
The Course offers (CBCS System) theory and practicals in all the major areas of Biotechnology comprising, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Biomolecules, Molecular Genetics, Enzymology, Molecular Biology, Immunotechnology, Biophysical & Biochemical Techniques, Genetic Engineering, Microbial Technology, Plant Biotechology, Animal Biotechnology, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Environmental Biotechnology and Emerging Technologies in Biology as an external elective.
It is mandatory for all the students to carry out project work in a chosen institute and /or industry as a part of the curriculum in the final year.
The course aims at giving maximum practical work experience in different fields of Biotechnology. Industrial visits, project work, seminars, special lectures by experts from industries, research centers and educational institutions ensures the necessary exposure to the students with respect to the new trends in the field.
Strength of The Course: The M.Sc.(2Y) General Biotechnology programme is recognized by the Department of Biotechnology,Govt. of India, New Delhi. 15 students in each batch are selected on merit basis will be provided with DBT-studentship (Rs. 3000/- per month) who will also obtain fund (Rs. 50,000/-) to carry out Inhouse project work during the course. The students after completing the course will be eligible to undergo DBT funded BCIL- Industrial Training Programme and also to write the entrance test for DBT-Junior Research Fellowship which will ensure admission in any recognized institution in the country for Ph.D programme.

M.Sc (5Y) Integrated Biotechnology

Duration : Five years (Ten Semesters)
No. of Seats :20 payment
Eligibility: Intermediate or + 2 with BiPC/MBiPC/MPC
Course Content Biodiversity, Plant Taxonomy, Mathematical Biology, Inorganic Chemistry, Communicative English-I, Plant Anatomy, Animal Anatomy, Biophysics, Organic Chemistry, General English-I, Plant Physiology, Animal Physiology, Biocomputers, Physical Chemistry, Communicative English-II, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Tools and Techniques in Biology, Biostatistics, General English-II, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Biomolecules, Molecular Genetics, Enzymology & Metabolic pathways, Principles of Immunology, Molecular Biology, Bioenergetics & Membrane Biology, Genetic Engineering, Microbial Technology, Animal Biotechnology, Immunotechnology, Bioinformatics, Environmental Biotechnology, Emerging Technologies, Protein Engineering, Food Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Project Work.
It is mandatory for all the students to carry out project work in a chosen institute and /or industry as a part of the curriculum in the final year.
External Electives:
Technical Skills for Entrepreneurship


           The field of Computer Science has excellent employment potential in the present explosion of technological development. The Department is offering 3 years Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme with Choice Based Credit System in semester pattern. The Department is also offering M.Phil. &Ph.D. Research programmes on Full-time time and Part-time basis. The Department is providing training in all branches of Computer Science to meet the requirements of industry needs. The Department of Computer Science has an e-class room, a Computer lab with high configured systems connected through LAN facility and latest Software.
In MCA V semester, Mini project is introduced to train the students in project development. In MCA VI semester, the students are deputed to external organizations for Major project work to get the exposure of the industrial needs and to enhance the project development skills. Campus interviews are conducted by many reputed organizations like TCS, Infosis, Mahindra, Wipro etc. to provide the job opportunities for the students.


Master of Computer applications

Duration : Three Years (Six semesters)
No. of Seats : 40 Regular
60 Self-Finance
Eligibility: Admissions are made through Integrated Common Entrance Test(ICET) conducted by A.P.State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad.
Course Content
Core Subjects: Introduction to Programming, Computer Organization, Data & File Structures, Java Programming, Operating Systems, Computer Communication and Networks, Data Base Management Systems, Advance Java Programming, Object Oriented Software Engineering, Computer Graphics, User Interface Design, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Multimedia Systems, Dot (.) Net Technologies, Seminars & Project Work.
Elective Subjects: The Department offers Internal and External Electives from III semester onwards. To meet the current needs of the software industries, many Advanced Papers are included as Internal Electives in the curriculum of MCA.
External Electives:
1) ECCS16 Web Designing
2) ECCS17 C Programming


           The School of Engineering & Technology (SoET), SPMVV, Tirupati has been established on Self financed/ Self funding basis with the approval of the Government of Andhra Pradesh vide GOMS NO: 91 dated 11-07-2006 and also by AICTE through its letter No. S. No. AICTE/E & T/ AP/2009-10/12 dt: 11-06-2009. The School of Engineering & Technology (SoET) is committed to raise the intellectuals to tune the young women students in understanding and incorporating the basis of rapidly progressing changes in the field of Engineering & Technology, with an objective of enhancing their competence by applying their proficiency and skill for Industrial, Economics & Social development.
The course curriculum and training will enable the students to identify, scientifically to evaluate and implement effective solutions to critical scientific and technological problems in this digital era. The SoET shows its strength by empowering women in engineering and related disciplines. Currently, SoET offers B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE), Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) and Mechanical Engineering (ME) with an approved intake of 120 students, 120 students, 60 students and 60 students respectively. Also, SoET offers M. Tech course in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) with an approved intake of 24 students each.

School of Engineering College code for EAMCET :(SPMUSF)



1.Computer Science and Engineering
2.Electronics and Communication Engineering
3.Electrical and Electronics Engineering
4.Mechanical Engineerin

General Nursing and Midwifery

B.Sc Nursing(4 YDC)

International student admission brochure 2016

fee structure

Why choose SPMVV for your international study?

At SPMVV you will get the chance to develop your skills under the tutelage of our stellar faculty. Our teaching staff hold prestigious honours such as such as the Fulbright Fellowship, Raman Fellowship, DBT Fellowship, Susi Scholarship, various scholarships from the Department of Science and Technology and Department of Biotechnology of the Government of India.

Across its 25 departments, SPMVV has undertaken several international research collaborations since 2007.

  1. Zagazig University, Egypt- Sericulture and Computer Science
  2. University of Oxford, UK- Young Lives Research Project with the Department of Social Work
  3. Hanze University, Netherlands- Applied Mathematics
  4. Penn State University, USA- Applied Microbiology
  5. University of Texas, USA- Biotechnology
  6. University of Sussex, UK-Social Work
  7. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Center for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP), South Korea- Training of Trainers center for women entrepreneurs
  8. University of Calgary, Canada- Biotechnology
  9. Glasgow University, UK- Women’s Studies
  10.  Wurzburg University, Germany- Women’s Studies

As part of its ongoing effort towards establishing useful international collaborations, the university has recently signed several MoUs and is in the process of developing collaborative programs with:

  1. Stanford University, USA
  2. Mississippi State University, USA
  3. Heriot Watt University, UK- Apprenticeship in Fashion Technology and Apparel Designing
  4. International Technology University, USA- All Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses
  5. University of New Orleans, USA- All Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses

Undergraduate courses:

The women candidates, who have qualified in 10+ 2 years of formal education or its equivalent examination recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) are eligible for admission into relevant Under Graduate/ Bachelor’s Degree programme offered by SPMVV on or off campus.

The international students are exempted from all forms of Entrance Tests for getting admission into various courses.

Postgraduate courses:

International women students who have obtained their Bachelor’s degree in any country in the concerned or allied subject(s) or its equivalent recognized by Association of Indian Universitiesare eligible for admission into the Post Graduate Courses directly with/ without a common Entrance Test conducted either by State or University in Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam.

The international students are exempted from all forms of Entrance Tests for getting admission into various courses.

MPhil/ Ph.D. programmes:

The women candidates should have passed Masters Degree examination in the concerned subject (with 50 percent marks for Social Sciences and Humanities and 55 percent marks for Sciences or obtained equivalent Grades) or its equivalent recognized by Association of Indian Universities.

Only those students who have qualified from foreign Universities or Boards of Higher Education, recognized as equivalent by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) are eligible for admission. When required, reference will be made to AIU to check the equivalence.

Certificate/ Diploma programmes:

The University has designed/ proposes to design Certificate (3 months) and Diploma (6 months) courses to suit the needs of Foreign and Non Resident Indians in the fields of Music, Yoga, Meditation, Spirituality, Food and Nutrition, Family Studies, Child Development, Social Work, Telugu, Mathematics, Education etc. Eligibility for these courses is 10 years of formal school education and English proficiency.

A single window system is provided and facilitated by Dean, International Relations for admission of International women students into various courses.

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