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ANR College is an institution of higher education in Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh, India.

It is an autonomous college affiliated to Krishna University. The present principal is Dr.P.Rajasekhar.

The Akkineni Nageswara Rao college is the result of the munificence and zeal for higher education of the people of Gudivada taluk and of the neighbouring taluks in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, situated in a rich agricultural area midway between Vijayawada and Machilipatnam, well connected by road, rail and canal with the leading towns and villages in the district. Gudivada has always been a center of great cultural and political activity and its citizens have played a prominent part in the life of the nation generally and in particular of Andhra Pradesh...

Vision: The vision of the college is to contribute to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, research, publications and dissemination of information. To this end the College strives:

To train students to acquire good communication skills and leadership qualities and to mould them to be global citizens. To offer relevant / need based courses from time to time. To promote interaction with industry. To develop critical thinking among students. To make students conscious of their duty to the society and fellow human beings. To inculcate values of equality, unity and justice.


Akkineni Nageswara Rao College was started, as The Gudivada College in 1950, with the mission of providing education to the youth from agrarian background and to cater to the societal needs by shaping them to be leaders in their chosen fields. The college is a pioneer in the rural setting and has been striving to provide quality education to the students.

Learning Outcomes

Akkineni Nageswara Rao College has clearly stated learning outcomes. The college wishes to train its students to complete the course with the following student attributes:

Knowledge Acquisition The student completing a course should be able to master the depth of knowledge required for a degree, including the ability to communicate.

Effective Communication The student should be able to communicate effectively, including the ability to demonstrate effective oral communication skills and effective writing skills.

Critical Thinking The student should demonstrate critical thinking, including the ability to evaluate, analyze, and integrate information from a variety of sources.

Global Perspectives The student should live and work effectively in a diverse and global society and articulate the value of diversity.

Socially Responsible Action The student should acknowledge the consequences of his/her actions; engage in local and global civic activities and develop a personal sense of social justice.

Members of the College Governing Body

Sri P. Nageswara Rao, President Sri L.R.K. Prasad, B.Com., Vice-President Sri K.S. Appa Rao,M.S.W., Secretary & Correspondent Sri P. Rajabhushana Rao, Treasurer Sri B. Rama Kutumba Rao, Joint Secretary Sri S.V. Ramana Babu, Joint Secretary Sri A. Ramamohana Rao, Member Sri K.G.S.R. Gupta, Member Dr. P. Raja Sekhar, M.A., M.Phil.,Ph.D., Principal, Ex-officio Nominee of Krishna University, Member Principal, GDC, Pamarru, Government Representative

Successive Principals

Late A.F.Tyagaraju, M.A. (Hon.) Dr. Y.Venkateswara Rao, M.Sc., Ph.D. Sri. K.Krishna Murthy, M.Sc. Late P.Bhaskara Rao, M.Sc. K. Venkateswara Rao, M.Sc. Sri. V.Lakshminarayana, M.Sc. Sri. K.Bapaiah, M.Sc. Sri. K.Subba Rao, M.A. Sri. M.Veerabhadra Rao, M.Sc. Major G.Madana Mohana Rao, M.A. Sri. C.V.S.V.Prasada Rao, M.Sc. Sri. B. Durga Prasad, M.Com. Dr. C.Suryachandra Rao, M.Sc., Ph.D. Dr. M.V.V. Nagi Reddy, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Dr. S. Sankar, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

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