Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU), Guntur was established in 1976 of A.P State Legislature and governed by Act 4 of 1991 covering 6 universities of the state.
Acharya Nagarjuna University has completed three decades of its existence. It was inaugurated on 11th September, 1976 by the former President of India, Sri Fakruddin Ali Ahmed.
From the corridors of a local polytechnic college in Nallapadu to the imposing buildings in Nagarjuna nagar, the road was very long. Sacrifice, service and commitment marked the growth of Acharya Nagarjuna University.
Acharya Nagarjuna University has completed three decades of its existence. In the course of the last 30 years, the university has successfully overcome most of the initial problems and is moving forward with determination, enthusiasm and hope.
The Acharya Nagarjuna University at present offers post-graduate education in 47 courses (39 on the University campus, 4 at University PG Campus at Nuzvid and 5 at University PG Campus at Ongole) besides Post-graduate courses in affiliated colleges.
Acharya Nagajuna University since then has grown into a large university with 39 academic departments, including several self-financed courses, which started operating since 1992. This has been possible by the efforts of its dedicated faculty, an efficient team of supporting staff and high quality student input.