The Sri Venkateswara University was established in 1954 in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. Commonly known as the S.V.University, it is the second oldest university in the state. The University campus is built on the 1000 acres donated by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams. S.V University has always emphasized teaching and research in various subjects. Established with 6 departments initially, the University has 54 departments and almost 72 different postgraduate courses. The vision of the University is to build the capacity of well-rounded faculty through innovative teaching methods, training, and research along with upholding societal values for the advancement of knowledge and equip students in Science and Technology so that they can serve the nation and the world. The University has its mission to develop qualified and competent citizens through teaching and training, expand the horizons of knowledge through research, and contribute to the creation of a healthy society through fruitful interaction and strive for its development.