Sri Rajeshwara Educational Society, the parent body of SR University is a 45-year-old conglomerate of educational institutions with more than 90,000 students and 10,000 teaching and non-teaching staff members. SR Educational Academy governs 95 Educational Institutions across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
The goal of SR University is to create an innovative learning educational ecosystem whose graduates significantly contribute to the growth of Telangana and India. We plan to transform the educational system through three key differentiators.
At the core of SRU, exceptional faculty engage students in new experiences through innovative teaching approaches. SRU is home for such faculty who are ever curious to question existing knowledge, push the boundaries of understanding through research, and incorporate innovative teaching- pedagogies for better learning experiences.
Coupled with our exceptional staff, technology-enabled infrastructure provides a foundation for entrepreneurial learning through experimentation. Cutting-edge technology is embedded in classrooms and laboratories, helping students familiarize themselves with the latest technological trends in the market.
The collaborative entrepreneurial ecosystem provides curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular opportunities for everyone to contribute, thrive and create a lasting impact. The system includes strong ties with industry and international educational institutions.
Flexibility in SRU curriculum enables students to opt for courses that spike their interest. The university status brought agility to initiate an array of new programs to make it more industry relevant.
SRU curriculum fosters an interdisciplinary team-based active learning ecosystem that breaks the departmental silos.
It creates professionals with a T-shaped personality - who not only have a depth of knowledge in one discipline but also have a breadth of knowledge over multiple disciplines.
Students start their multidisciplinary journeythrough common freshmen experience, interdisciplinary centers, tracks & programs, and interdisciplinary activities.
The academic freedom of the university system unleashed our faculty members to try different teaching techniques, assess their effectiveness, and create a productive learning environment.
To supplement our educational program, activities such as international conferences, workshops from global thought leaders, hackathons and entrepreneurial initiatives make the regional ecosystem vibrant.
SRU is established on the solid foundation of promoting entrepreneurship and research in the region.
SRU is a difference maker in the lives of the regional stakeholders and attract significant funding from sponsoring agencies.
The university status enabled SRU to take further emphasis on entrepreneurial and research culture.
To accelerate the pace of transformation and advancement of the regional ecosystem through academic excellence, industry relevance and social responsibility.
Tri-city area of Warangal-Hanamkonda-Kazipet is a highly developed, economically active part of Telangana.
Warangal stands to become a significant player in the regional and state development - a potential hub for services sector (IT, ITeS, Tourism and Hospitality, and Textiles and Food processing)
IT SEZ, Cyient, Tech Mahindra, Quadrant Resource, Kakatiya Mega Textile Park and Smart City initiatives are significant movers that have helped the area to develop rapidly.
SRU has been an active player in the development of the regional ecosystem by engaging regional stakeholders with innovative initiatives.
With the University status, SRU strives to :
1) Quickly address the regional needs (farming, textile, incubation).
2) Collaboratively create living-learning regional communities to experiment, learn and co-create new technologies.
3) Increase and accelerate the community reach to positively impact many lives.
4) Educate students from the region as well as attract students from other parts of India.
SRU provides advanced inter - disciplinary education with affordable fee structures.
SRU has partnered with many institutions to further improve the teaching and learning process, increase research output, and create experiential opportunities.
As a University, SRU offers multiple opportunities to students such as flexible credit system, minor degrees, specialisations, branch change options(after 1st year), integrated programs and semester abroad plans in collaborative universities.
SRU has been changing the landscape of education in Warangal and Telangana by bringing industry relevant courses and programs, while also inducing a start-up culture.
To be industry relevant, SRU introduced several new courses, professional tracks, centers of excellence, workshops of practice, and internship opportunities in collaboration with the industry.
The industry needs :
1) are Inter-disciplinary
2) emphasize innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurial mindset (ICE), and
3) are rapidly evolving
SRU is creating :
1) "Truly" inter-disciplinary programs with emphasis on ICE
2) Programs that address the needs of the industry quickly
3) Address industry problems through collaborative research
To be socially responsible, SRU has initiated several curricular (social innovation professional track) and extracurricular activities through collaborative partnerships with NGOs
University status allows us to create :
1) Relevant programs to promote regional ecosystem such as agriculture and horticulture majors
2) Social immersion programs for credit
3) Experiential learning, continuing education and vocational training opportunities to everyone
Sri A. Varada Reddy is a pioneer in providing quality education and his efforts have transformed the lives of many youngsters. A man known for discipline and vision; Sri Varada Reddy has been serving the field of education since 1976. With his unstinted efforts, SR has become a trusted brand name in Telangana. Under his leadership, 95 educational institutions, including schools, junior colleges, degree colleges and professional colleges across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are fostering excellent standards of education to young minds, shaping them into intellectuals. Sri. Varada Reddy has defined quality consciousness coupled with ethical practices as the DNA of SR group.
Prof. G R C Reddy is the Vice-Chancellor of SR University. Prior to the current position, he was the Director of NIT Calicut, NIT Goa, Mentor Director of NIT Sikkim, Mentor Director of IIIT Kottayam, NIT Andhra Pradesh and also Director In-charge of NIT, Warangal during the period 2005-2017.
Prof. Reddy graduated from Osmania University with majors in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. He obtained his M.Sc. (Tech) in Engineering Physics and Ph.D from Faculty of Engineering and Technology, REC (NIT) Warangal. His research area focuses on Optical Information Processing. He joined as a faculty in the Department of Physics at NIT Warangal in 1979 and became full Professor in 1995. He was the principal investigator in a number of research projects sanctioned by CSIR, MHRD, and DRDO etc. During the course of his extensive career, hehas managed to publish over 80 research papers in various National and International journals/Conference proceedings. He is a Fellow of Optical Society of India, Member of SPIE and OSA. He is also a Fellow of Telangana Academy of Sciences.
SR University is one of the first Private Universities established under the Telangana State Private Universities (Establishment and Regulations) Act 2018, Telangana Act No: 11 of 2018
NAAC Accreditation with ‘A’ Grade.
Effective Practices of Incubation Center by Engineering Institute Award recevied in 16th World Education Summit at Hyderabad
Ms. Sreedevi Devireddy receiving The Chevening Fellowship from Jan Thompson, British High Commissioner to India and Dr.Andrew Fleming, British Deputy High Commissioner Hyderabad, for her exceptional work in the fields of Science, Innovation, Business, and public administration by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK.
Ms. Sreedevi Devireddy received The Pride of Telangana Award 2019, as the emerging women Leader for her work in empowering women entrpreneurship in the state.
Received IUCEE-EPICS Consortium Award for the contributions in Social Innovation
Ch Rajendra Prasad received IUCEE Showcase Award under the category Leadership of Teaching and Learning Centre at ICTIEE 2020
All India 1st Rank among the Private colleges in Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), an initiative by MHRD, Government of India
SR University 160th All India Rank in Engineering Category
NBA Tier-I Accreditation to all B.Tech Programs (CSE | ECE | EEE | ME | CE)
Ms. Sreedevi Devireddy receiving the National Entrepreneurship Award 2019 in the Ecosystem Builder Category as Mentor of the year by Shri. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, GoI
Education Leadership Award from 25th Business School Affaire and Dewang Mehta National Education Awards
3 Start-up ideas listed in the top 10 potential ideas of Startup India initiative by Telangana Govt. Each team was rewarded with Rs. 50,000/- by the State Government.
Srinivas Aluvala received the Best HoD of the Year award from Dr. Ashuthosh Sharma – Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, India and Mr. Deepak Bagla, CEO Invest India in National Summit on Women & Education Empowerment 2020 in New Delhi
SR University 151 - 200 Rank band in Overall Category
Dr. R Archana Reddy, received Women in Education Award by 25th Business School Affaire and Dewang Mehta National Education Awards
Ms. Sreedevi Devireddy being felicitated with Nari Udyamita Award by Dr. Sanjeev Chathurvedhi, Director of ni-MSME for her unparalleled contribution towards empowering women entrepreneurship at grass root level in the state.
Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE appreciating SR Student Start-up @ MIC Innovation Festival
Mr. Krishna Teja and Mr. Rahul, under the supervision of Dr. Kothandaraman, won the second runner-up prize at the AI Hackathon (TATA Motors competition)
One among the 19 nodal centers in India to conduct Smart India Hackathon (SIH) in 2019