• Name : Prof. S.B.Padal
  • Designation : Director
  • Phone : +91 891 - 2844071, 9491907646
  • Fax : 2755324
  • Email : horticulture@andhrauniversity.edu.in

Andhra University is the one of the oldest Universities in India. It was established in 1926 with 200 hectares. It is located between 17035'-17040' N and 83020'- 83025' E with an average elevation of 60 m from the sea level. It is encompassed by the Bay of Bengal in the East and South and with a fringe of Eastern Ghats ridges, and located in the Southern part of Greater Visakhapatnam City.

It is influenced by tropical climate with an average annual temperature recorded between 180C and 450C and an average rain fall of 1000-1200 mm, received from both Southwest and Northwest monsoons during the months of July - November.

The University contains two sections, the South (Science and Arts Colleges) and North campus (Engineering College), separated by an 80 feet wide road with their administrative buildings. More than 60% of the University Campus is occupied by plants and trees