Recognizing the innovative, modern and industrial related curriculum in all courses of the college, research, R&D and consultancy projects undertaken by the faculty, leadership and development, the college has been selected for upgradation to IIT status. It is also selected to implement world back funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP) Phase-I and it has been rated as a ‘Best Performer’ in Andhra Pradesh. Subsequently during 2010 – 2011 the college is selected for TEQIP Phase-II. This enables further development in teaching methods, Research and consultancies. The students of the college have 100% placement for several years including 2010 – 2011.
The college is accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade (3.65/4.0), by NBA with 5 years. The college is ISO 9001 – 2008 certified. STAR NEWS International TV Channel has adjudged Andhra University College of Engineering (A) as the ‘BEST GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGE’ in February 2011.
The alumni of the college have donated liberally for construction of an A/c auditorium with 300 capacity , an excellent hospital for the Engineering college worth more than ` 50.0 lakhs, a seminar hall worth of ` 25.0 lakhs. The other alumni are also eager to donate for the comprehensive development of the college to meet the global standards.
The college has introduced credit based grading system for all the courses at UG and PG level. In order to meet the global standards in scheme and curriculum, flexibility in learning is created by introducing free electives in all branches. Adequate importance is given to develop soft and communication skills in students. Opportunity for the students is created to involve in Sports, NSS, NCC and cultural programs.
The student feedback for each teacher is collected every semester. Based on the feedback, the staff member whose rating is low are advised to improve teaching methodology. Every student has a teacher counselor. They are advised to meet their respective counselors as often as possible to improve their overall personality.
The students are permitted to attend and present the papers in the seminars conducted by premier institutes. They are also encouraged to conduct National seminars which provide the development of leadership, communication skills and skills in organizing methods.
The eligible students have been provided merit social welfare/tribal welfare scholarships from the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. The PG GATE qualified students are given UGC/AICTE fellowships.