Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology & Research
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Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology & Research is a private university in the Guntur district Andhra Pradesh, India. It is in the rural area of Vadlamudi, on the southeastern part of Guntur City.
|Vignan's Engineering College (1997–2008)|
|Motto||Building Skill India|
|Type||Deemed to be University|
|Vice-Chancellor||M. Y. S. Prasad|
|Vice Chairman||Lavu Sri Krishna Devarayalu|
|Nickname||VFSTR University / VU / VIGNAN|
The campus is about 15 km from Guntur City. The main entrance is on the Guntur-Tenali Highway. Straight inside is the Administrative Block (A-Block). Vignan NTR Library is 10 meters from the main entrance. There is another entrance on the Tenali-Guntur Highway: Lara Entrance.
Courses offered include agricultural engineering, automobile engineering, bioinformatics, biomedical engineering, biotechnology, chemical engineering, civil engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communications Engg, Food technology, Information technology, mechanical engineering, Petroleum Engineering and Textile Technology
Mahotsav is an annual youth festival of Vignan University. Vastrotsav is an annual fashion symposium of vignan university organises by Department of textile & fashion technology.
The university, Vignan's Lara Institute of Technology, and Vignan Pharmacy College jointly host the event in which students from Engineering, M.B.A, M.C.A and Pharmacy disciplines are expected to participate.
Vignan University students run a magazine called Voice, where technical, literal, cultural matters, along with university news, are discussed.
Several departments organize department festivals. Among those, MEA Fest (Mechanical Engineers Association) is organised by students of Mechanical Department. ASSET (Association of Skillful and Sophisticated Electrical Technocrats) of Vignan is organised by EEE students. VCODE is organised by CSE students. The ECE students' departmental event is VOICE. IT students' departmental event is VLOGIC. RACE (Royal Association of Civil Engineering) is organised by students of civil engineering. Funds to be and always collected by college students only.
Vignan University has a Student Activities Council (SAC), which is an elected student body. All the events that are conducted in the campus and every activity that has student involved on the campus is done by the students of this body.
- Voice magazine