Dr B.R. Ambedkar University Distance Education Srikakulam has been established by Andhra Pradesh regime G.O vide MS No: eighty-nine instruction (UE.II) Department dated 25/06/2008, with a read to reinforce the education facilities within the Srikakulam District and to cater to the tutorial desires of the individuals of the district. With G.O MS No: 138 instruction (UE.II) department dated 28/07/2008, Prof. S.V. Sudhakar, Department of social service, Andhra University has been appointed because the 1st Vice-Chancellor of Dr B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam and he assumed the workplace of the Vice–Chancellor of Dr B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam on 28/07/2008. G.O. MS No: 159 instructions (UE.II) Department dated 07/08/2008 transferred the prevailing Andhra University field at Etcherla to the executive management of Dr B.R. Ambedkar University-Srikakulam. Prof.H.Lajipathi Rai, Dept of Commerce, SriKrishnadevaraya University, Ananthapur has been appointed as the second full-term decision maker for three years vide G.O.Ms.No.29,Dt. 15-05-2013 United Nations agency assumed charge on 17-5-2013.
Prior to this, as a policy of extending instruction facilities to the backward regions of Srikakulam District, Andhra University, with U.G.C. Support, came forward to institute 2 disciplines viz. social science and Rural Development at Post Graduate level in 1977-1978 at Srikakulam within the name and elegance of Andhra University Post Graduate Extension Centre, later as Andhra University Dr B.R. Ambedkar Post Graduate Centre, still later as A.U. field Etcherla, Srikakulam, and presently as Dr B.R. Ambedkar University Distance Education Srikakulam.
Creation of an enabling environment wherein universities would act as agents of social change and transformation through inattentiveness and outreaching and make it a “People’s University”.
Mitigating the economic and social sufferings of the region by invoking the strengths of faculty through community-oriented actions by optimal usage of human resources.
Offered by University Courses:-
M.A Rural Development
L.L.B -3 Years
L.L.B -5 Years
L.L.M -2 Years
M.Sc Organic Chemistry
M.A Social work
B.Ed Special Education (MR)
M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry
Research courses offered at the university campus:
M.Phil Full Time
M.Phil Part-Time, Distance
PhD Full Time
PhD Part-Time, Distance