National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh has been recognized as the ‘Best Institute in South India 2021’ by Centre for Education Growth and Research, a New Delhi-based Education Think Tank.
The award was presented during the 15th Rashtriya Shiksha Gaurav Puraskar Ceremony held on 7th September 2021. The award was presented in recognition of outstanding and exemplary contribution of NIT Andhra Pradesh towards Education Skill Development and Research.
Accepting the award, Prof. C.S.P. Rao, Director, NIT Andhra Pradesh, said, “NIT Andhra Pradesh has been trying to offer quality education to the students by bringing in academic and research excellence through several best practices. Hearty congratulations and best wishes to all stakeholders of the institute on this moment of pride. The challenges during the pandemic made us commit strongly for building the institute with new initiatives. The placement percentage is increasing every year due to continuous skill development programs.”
Prof. Rao further said, “The institute has revised the undergraduate (B.Tech) curriculum from 2020-21 academic year onward as per the guidelines of New Education Policy 2020. The faculty got attractive funding for their research work. Currently, we are expanding our wings to make good industry linkages and international collaborations. We thank the Ministry of Education for their continuous support on this occasion.”
NIT Andhra Pradesh is an ‘Institute of National Importance’ and is the youngest among the 31 NITs started by the Government of India. NIT Andhra Pradesh was established in the State of Andhra Pradesh during the academic year 2015-16.
Speaking about this recognition, Dr. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Registrar In-charge, NIT Andhra Pradesh, said, “The Hon’ble Director Prof. CSP Rao has played a significant role in building the NIT Andhra Pradesh with world-class infrastructure and amenities in record time. This award boosts all stakeholders to maintain the best education and research ecosystem in the institute. We strive to achieve many more milestones and become an institute of eminence in future.”