CONVOCATION


27/06/2017 :: Click here to download the 83rd and 84th combined Convocations Best Researcher Award Application Form.

10/06/2017 :: Click here to download the application form The 83rd and 84th combined Convocation of Andhra University is scheduled on 29th July, 2017 at 3.30 p.m. in Sir Cattamanchi Ramalinga Reddy Utsavarangam (Convocation Theatre).

The University shall have the powers, functions and objects to confer Degrees and other academic distinctions on persons who have carried on research under conditions prescribed. The Executive Council shall have power to confer Degrees and other academic distinctions on persons who have pursued approved courses of study in a University College or an affiliated College or oriental College, unless exempted there form in the manner prescribed by the regulations and shall have passed the prescribed examination of the University or shall have carried on research under conditions prescribed. A Convocation for the purpose of conferring Degrees and award of prizes or medals concerning such Degrees shall be held annually at such time as the Chancellor shall direct. It shall however, be competent for the Executive Council to hold additional Convocations, if necessary, in addition to the principle one.

Subject to such terms and conditions of award as may have been provided in the case of individual prizes or medals where more than one candidate secures equal marks in a concerned subject or part of the examination which entities them for the award, the prize or medal shall not be divided among them but shall be awarded only to one of such candidates taking in to account his overall performance in all parts of the examination. Every candidate for a Degree or a Diploma who has studied in the University Colleges for such Degree or Diploma shall receive the same at a conversation either in person or in absentia. Every candidate for a Degree, Diploma or title who has studied in a College affiliated to or recognized by University for such Degree, Diploma or title shall receive either in person or in absentia the Degree, Diploma or title together with any prize or medal concerning it at a special function held at the respective College which has prepared and presented him or her for the Examination leading to the Degree, Diploma or title. Every candidate for a Degree, Diploma or title who has studied privately for the Degree, Diploma or title after having been duly exempted by the Executive Council from the production of the required certificate of attendance at a College shall be eligible to receive the same at a Convocation or at a special function held at any College affiliated to or recognized by the University at the candidate's choice either in person or in absentia.

No candidate who had the benefit of grace marks in the qualifying examination shall be awarded any prize or medal. No Candidate who is otherwise eligible for a medal or prize shall be entitled to the prize or medal unless he s secure at least 50 percent of the marks in the subject or part of examination in Music but these will not be awarded at a convocation but sent direct to the candidates. The above provisions also apply to prizes and medals awarded for the pre-University Examination and Diploma Examination in music but these will not be awarded at a Convocation but sent direct to the candidates. No candidate who has already proceeded to a Degree Diploma or title and has been awarded his Degree or Diploma or title shall be admitted at Convocation or special function at a College as the case may be second time to the same Degree or title or Diploma not withstanding that he may have qualified in an additional group or branch or in an additional language or may have improved upon his earlier performance. An endorsement shall be made upon his Diploma setting forth further examinations passed by him , the dates of such examinations and the class in which he was placed provided that in the case of candidates who have appeared for the same examination to improve their class, they shall receive the same at a a convocation or function at a College as the case may be as specified in section 3 supra a second time to the same Degree after they surrender their earlier diplomas.

Candidates for Degrees must submit their applications to the Registrar twenty-one days before the day fixed for Convocation for admission to their several Degrees in the prescribed by the ordinates. No person shall receive his Degree who has not thus sent in his application with required fee. The diplomas of the University hall be valid only if they bear the seal of the University an are countersigned by the registrar in the case ordinary Degree other than Research Degrees and Honorary Degrees . The Diploma of Research Degrees will be countersigned by the Vice-Chancellor. The Diplomas of the Honorary Degrees will be countersigned by the Officer conferring the Degree.

The Executive Council shall from time to time, lay down the procedures to be followed at the Convocation and at special functions. Special Convocations for conferring Degrees or for other purposes may be held on such date and time as the Executive Council may with Chancellor's approval, determine.

There shall be the following Degrees conferring and Diplomas awarded in the University.

Faculty of Arts


  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A)

  • Master of Arts (M.A)

  • Master of Tourism Management

  • Master of Human Resource Management

  • Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

  • Doctor of Letters (D.Litt)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cooperation and Rural Studies

  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.L.I.Sc.)

  • Master in Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc.)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sanskrit (Senior)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sanskrit (Junior)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Studies

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Functional English

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Linguistics

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Functional Hindi and Translation

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sanskrit with Computer Application

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Yoga

  • Postgraduate Diploma in personnel Management and Industrial Relations

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Development and Industrial Harmony

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Voluntary Welfare Organizations

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Travel and Tourism and Management

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Studies

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Criminal Justice

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Education & Development

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Women's Studies

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, French, Japanese, Russian

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Play Direction

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Acting

    Faculty of Science


  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)

  • Master of Science (Tech)

  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

  • Doctor of Science (D.Sc.)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Statistics

  • Postgraduate Certificate Course in Statistics

  • Post-M.Sc. Diploma in Environmental Sciences

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Electronics

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Prawn, Crab and Farm Management

  • Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S)

  • Faculty of Home Science

  • Bachelor of Home Science

    Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies


  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)

  • Bachelor in Business Management (B.B.M.)

  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation

  • Postgraduate Diploma in International Business

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Transport Management

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Software

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Bank Management Studies

  • Master of Philosophy in Commerce and Management Studies (M.Phil.)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce and Management Studies (Ph.D.)

    Faculty of Engineering


  • Bachelor of Engineering

  • Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Systems Engineering

  • Bachelor of Technology: Instruments Technology

  • Bachelor of Architecture

  • B.Sc., in Applied Sciences

  • Bachelor of Computer Applications

  • Master of Engineering

  • Master of Technology in Computer Science

  • Master of Technology in Mineral Process Engineering

  • Master of Computer Applications

  • Master of Science in Geo-Engineering

  • Master of Science in Resource Development Technology

  • Master of Science in Applied Chemistry

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Instrumentation

    Faculty of Chemical Engineering


  • Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering

  • Master of Technology in Chemical Engineering

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering

    Faculty of Education


  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)

  • Bachelor of Education (Special Education)

  • Master of Education (M.Ed.)

  • Master of Arts in Education (M.A. in English)

  • M.Phil. in Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D.)

    Faculty of Law


  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B)

  • Bachelor of General Laws (B.G.L)

  • Bachelor of Academic Laws (B.G.L)

  • Master of Laws (L.L.M)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Law.

    Faculty of Oriental – Learning


  • Bachelor of Arts in oriental – Learning – B.A. (OL)

  • Certificate of Proficiency Oriental Learning

  • Master of Oriental Learning (M.O.L)

  • Honorary Doctorate Degree Kala Prapurna (K.P)

    Faculty of Fine Arts


  • Diploma in Music

  • M.A. in Music

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Music

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre Arts.

    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences


  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.)

  • Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed.)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

  • Doctor of Science (D.Sc.)

    Faculty of Physical Education


  • Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.)

  • Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed.)

  • Undergraduate Diploma in Physical Education.

  • Honorary Doctorate Degree (Kreeda Prapoorna).

  • The Degrees of D.Litt., D.Sc. and LL.D may also be given as Honorary Degrees.

  • The Honorary Doctorate Degree of ‘Kala Prapoorna' (Sangha Seva) may be given in the Faculties of Engineering and Kala Prapoorna (Krishi) in the Faculty of Agriculture, ‘Kala Prapoorna' (Sangeeta), (Natya), (Nataka), (Chitra) or (Silpa) in the Faculty of Fine Arts and ‘Kala Prapoorna' (Sahitya) in the Faculty of ‘Oriental Learning'.


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