Maharajah's College

Maharajah's College, or M. R. College, established in 1879, it is an autonomous institution loacated in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh.[1]

Maharajah's College
Maharaja's College Logo.PNG
Maharaja's College Seal
Mottoतमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय
TypePrivate
Established1879
PrincipalDr. G.A.Kalyani
ChairmanSri Pusapati Anand Gajapathi Raju
Undergraduates2,192 per year
Location, ,
CampusUrban
Websitemaharajahscollegevzm.com

HistoryEdit

The institution was founded by Sri Pusapati Vijayarama Gajapathi Raju, the Maharajah of Vizianagram. It was started as a middle school in 1857 and upgraded to a high school in 1868. It was upgraded to a college in 1879 under the University of Madras.[2]

Academic ProgrammesEdit

The college has 21 departments offering 19 undergraduate and postgraduate courses in arts and science streams affiliated to the Andhra University. There are about 150 permanent and temporary academic and support staff members with an annual intake of about 2,192 students in 2009.

CampusEdit

The Maharajah's College is spread over 18 acres, hosting six buildings with a built-up area of 115,307 sq ft (10,712.4 m2). There is a central library and 14 other departmental libraries. The central library has over 50,000 books, and various digital resource. There are seminar halls, health centre, hostels, sports facilities and a gymnasium in the campus. The Andhra Bank branch is also housed in the campus to cater the staff and students.

Alumi AssociationEdit

The Maharajah's College Old Students's Association (MRCOSA) has been functioning since the inception of college. Its organized the Maharajah Ananda Gajapati Sapada Sata Jayanti, the 125th Anniversary of Maharajah Ananda Gajapati Raju in 1976. It was revived when the college became Autonomous in 1987. It was made an integral part of the College in 1993.

Notable alumniEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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