Vikrama Simhapuri University (VSU) is a well renowned public state university in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. With its specialization in career oriented degree courses it is making a special mark in the field of distance education.

The management colleges under it are among the top in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It includes 127 colleges hitherto affiliated with Sri Venkateswara University, with a NIRF ranking of 68 in 2020. It currently offers 11 courses, 6 out of which are post graduate courses. It includes Engineering, Law, management, B.Ed and others. The admission process is mainly through a university entrance test known as VSU PGCET with an exception to management courses.

VSU Nellore has recently introduced a skill development centre, in par with the Skill India, a government of India initiative chaired by Honourable P.M. Sri Narendra Modi. It offers courses across 20 different sectors in the district that has recognized potential in giving employment to the youth as per both the government and the industries.

VSU Nellore Key Points

  • It is UGC affiliated and is NAAC grade ‘A’ accredited. It is also affiliated with MHRD, New Delhi.
  • It is well known for its distance education programmes, the best in the district.
  • Out of the 300 students graduating from PG courses for the year 2018-2019, over 100 students have been placed with a median salary of 1,80,000.
  • Over 20 students are selected for higher studies each year.
  • It has adopted a village under Unnat Bharat scheme.
  • It has professors having Ph.D in their respective fields and an average working experience of 400 months.
  • The University has produced research projects financed by institutions like UGC, CISR, ICSSR, DBT in fields like Zoology, microbiology, Biotechnology. More than 35 articles and 700 books have been published in national and internationally acclaimed journals.
  • The university has its own skill centre under Skill India, a Government of India initiative.

VSU Nellore Rankings

  • VSU Nellore (CBCS) ranked for 5th semester, 2020 (December) ranked among the top 10 universities in Andhra Pradesh.

VSU Nellore Courses and Fees 

Here are some of the top courses and their fees as offered by the university per year basis as of 2021.

MBA (PG program in management) For two years ₹20,000 (Total Fees) Graduation
PhD in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Life Sciences and others, duration can be 3 years or more. ₹14,040 / Year Post graduation
M.Sc in Biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology, life sciences for a duration of 2 years. ₹11,350 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
MSW (Masters in Social work) for 2 years ₹7,870 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
M.Com (Masters in commerce) for 2 years ₹9,395 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
M.A (Arts) in Philosophy, geography and others. Duration is 2 years. ₹7,870 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
M.C.A (Masters in computer applications) for 2 years. ₹15,300 (1st Year Fees) Graduation with 50%+ APICET

VSU Nellore Cutoffs

Admissions to most of the courses at VSU, is based on VSU PGCET, here you can check out some of the courses and their cut offs on a rank basis. The cut off ranks also vary on a category basis, so kindly keep that in view.

Cutoff Ranks OC Boys- OC Girls Last Ranks

MBA 28788 53298
MCA 40820 40820

Cutoff Ranks SC Boys – SC Girls Last Ranks

MBA 55592 55592
MBA- TOURISM 16010 16010
MCA 46292 46292

Cutoff Ranks ST Boys – ST Girls Last Ranks

MBA 54808 54808
MBA- TOURISM 16010 16010
MCA 40820 40820

VSU Nellore Placements 

Every year over 100 students from a batch of 300 of various PG courses are placed with different companies.

  • As of 2018-2019, 98 students were placed while over 20 opted for higher studies.
  • Companies such as DIVIS laboratories Ltd., C.P. group, Sri City, Krishnapattam port are the key placement partners of VSU.
  • The average remuneration of the students has been 1,80,000 rupees.

VSU Nellore Scholarships 

As a PSU, it is funded by the state government and the fees are minimal. However, there are provisions of scholarship through internal provisions and at the discretion of the university.

VSU Nellore FAQs

Ques. Is an MBA at VSU good for admission in foreign universities?

Ans: As VSU is UGC recognized, the degrees it offers are completely valid. It is equivalent in value with any other management colleges in India, thus after qualifying for necessary exams required to study abroad you are all set to study abroad without any hindrance.

Ques. How are the professors at VSU?

Ans: VSU offers experienced professors, with an average experience of 400 months. All of them are Ph.d holders. The professors are also polite and nice with the students.

Ques. Is VSU good for distance learning?

Ans: VSU provides top quality courses that are extremely skill based. It is one of the top universities in the state of Andhra Pradesh and the country when it comes to distance education. You can trust the quality of education, and the materials provided. It is in fact one of the most popular courses and a specialization of the university.