About Us

The GVP College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam started in 1996, has very quickly established itself as one of the most-preferred private engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh. College has been accredited by NAAC in 2009 with an A grade (with a score of 3.47/4.00). The college has been sanctioned “Autonomous” status by the UGC and conferred by the affiliating University, JNT University, Kakinada in 2009.

GVP College of Engineering has 7 UG Programs, 13 PG Programs and 8 Departments were recognized as Research Centers by the affiliated University, JNTU-K, Kakinada. All the 7 UG programmes are accredited by NBA and 5 of them are accredited as per Outcome Based Education (OBE) and 5 PG programs are applied for NBA as per OBE.

Established Scientific & Industrial Research Centre (SIRC) recognized by Ministry of Science and Technology. College has granted TEQIP-II, S.C-1.2 Project to enhance PG Education and demand driven research and Innovation.

GVP College of Engineering is Partner with Government of Andhra Pradesh and government of Germany (GTZ) in establishing and managing the Indo-German Institute of Advanced Technology, Visakhapatnam since 2005.

GVP-Prof. V. Lakshmikantham Institute of Advanced Studies is in the College and Scholarships and expenses of the Institute are met from the Corpus of Rs. 2 Crores given for the development of Mathematical Sciences.

Students are joining with Best EAMCET Rank and ECET Ranks in UG Programs more GATE Qualified students in the PG Programs

Out of a total faculty strength of 280, 70 are Ph.Ds and 207 are with PG. 34 of the faculty are currently registered for Ph.Ds, 29 of them with our own faculty as guides/co-guides.


Year of Establishment 1996
(Promoted by distinguished ACADEMICIANS )
Our Successive Principals
Dec. 1996 – Feb. 1997
Prof. Dr.Ing. P.S. RAO
Feb. 1997 - April 2005
April 2005 – May 2006
Prof. Dr. N.S.V.V.S.J. GANDHI
May 2006  - March 2013

Prof. Dr. A.B. Koteswara Rao
March 2013  - Till Date

Programmes Offered
Under-Graduate Year of Inception Present Intake
Chemical Engineering 1996 60
Chemical Engineering (Part-Time) 2012 60
Computer Science and Engineering 1996 240
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 1996 120
Mechanical Engineering 1996 240
Civil Engineering 1999 120
Information Technology 1999 120
Electronics and Communication Engineering 2000 240
Total Intake 1200
Post-Graduate Year of Inception Present Intake
M.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) 2004 18
M.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering) 2004 30
M.Tech. (Cyber Security) 2013 18
M.Tech. (Power System and Control Automation) 2004 30
M.Tech. (Power Electronics and Drives) 2012 18
M.Tech. (CAD/CAM) 2004 18
M.Tech. (Computer Aided Analysis and Design) 2012 18
M.Tech. (Thermal Engineering) 2013 18
M.Tech. (Software Engineering) 2008 18
M.Tech. (Infrastructure Engineering and Management) 2008 18
M.Tech. (Structural Engineering) 2012 18
M.Tech. (VLSI Design and Embedded Systems) 2010 18
M.Tech. (Communication Engineering and Signal Processing) 2010 18
Total Intake 258
M.C.A. 60
All Under-Graduate programmes are accredited by NBA in 2006
Permanent affiliation granted by JNTU, Kakinada in 2007
 Accredited by NAAC with 'A' grade with a CGPA of 3.47/4.00
 Recognized by IBM as Centre of Excellence

  • Infrastructure spread over 21 acres with a total built up area of 33,000 m2 the College is situated in a beautiful green valley far from the madding crowd.
  • Made rapid strides in academic achievements with a good number of Gold Medals at the University level in successive years bestowed with good and dedicated faculty from top level institutions in the country.
  • Scholarships for deserving students.
  • About 30% of the faculty are Doctorates and another 30% are working for doctoral degrees.
  • A.I.C.T.E. Scales of Pay for all the faculty cadres
  • Support for improving qualifications of faculty and research.
  • Publications in refereed inter-national and national journals
  • Students admitted to reputed institutes within and outside the country.
  • MoUs with industry in India and Institutions abroad for academic exchange on the track.
  • Achievements in cultural as well as sports activities at the University and inter-University levels. Some of the Sports persons are on National Teams.
  • Recorded 95% placement from 35 firms which include top Software and Core Engineering firms during 2008-09.
  • Consultancy offered to major public and private agencies.
  • Admission mainly through Common Entrance Test of A.P. State Council of Higher Education and partly through College management.
  • Employment through selection at the College on adhoc basis and JNT University on regular basis for faculty.