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7 Private Universities Get The Nod In AP

Even while the prestigious VIT University is getting set to lay foundation stone for its campus in Amaravati on November 3, decks are cleared for the entry of seven more private universities in Andhra Pradesh.

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, Union minister for urban development M. Venkaiah Naidu. VIT Chancellor Dr G. Vishwanathan vice president Dr Sekar Vishwanathan will be gracing the event to take place at Ainavolu village, Amaravati.

VIT is expected to invest Rs 1200 crores in this project. It will be offering 20 degree programmes in the first year and 60 in the tenth year with their AP campus set to become their largest campus in India in the next ten years.

VIT campus in Tamil Nadu currently has a strength of 32,000 students out of which 22,000 are in engineering and the remaining 10,000 in Sciences, Law and Architecture. It may be mentioned here that VIT along with Amity, SRM, Centurion Fisheries and Ocean University were given Letter of Intent by the AP government few weeks ago.