About

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.

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.

SR University, SR Junior College Warangal, Telangana

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.

Key Elements of the SRU Ecosystem
Agility to react to industry needs

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.

Vision

To accelerate the pace of transformation and advancement of the regional ecosystem through academic excellence, industry relevance and social responsibility.

Vision Mission of SR University

  • 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


Leadership

A Varada Reddy, Chancellor of SR University
Sri A. Varada Reddy
Chancellor

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.


Deepak Garg Vice Chancellor of SR University
Sri A. Madhukar Reddy
Pro - Chancellor

Sri Mr. Madhukar Reddy serves as the General Secretary of Sri Rajeshwara Educational Society, a 49 year old group of educational institutions which oversees SR University. Under his leadership, the Sri Rajeshwara Educational Society governs 185 schools, junior colleges, engineering colleges and a university throughout Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka with over 100,000 students, 500,000 alumni and 10000 faculty and staff. It is because of the faith and belief of generations of parents in SR values, they have entrusted SR group of institutions with the care and education of their children. SR is synonymous with practical, industry focused education, and attracts the best students which is evident from the fact that the alumni are working at premier organizations in India and overseas. Mr. Madhukar Reddy serves as the General Secretary of Sri Rajeshwara Educational Society, a 49 year old group of educational institutions which oversees SR University. Under his leadership, the Sri Rajeshwara Educational Society governs 185 schools, junior colleges, engineering colleges and a university throughout Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka with over 100,000 students, 500,000 alumni and 10000 faculty and staff. It is because of the faith and belief of generations of parents in SR values, they have entrusted SR group of institutions with the care and education of their children. SR is synonymous with practical, industry focused education, and attracts the best students which is evident from the fact that the alumni are working at premier organizations in India and overseas.
He envisioned that SR University would offer world-class education to students who would in turn create an indelible impact on the society. The SR engineering college that started with an intake of 240 students in 2002 has evolved as a university with over 10,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, post graduate and research programmes. The university is ranked amongst the top 100 institutes consistently in the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF). Mr. Reddy constantly focuses on the university growth strategy, academic policies, international relations and placements. He introduced the innovative International Engineering program, offering students integrated BS and MS degrees working together with the top 500 leading universities across the globe, the first of its kind in the country.
Mr. Reddy plays a crucial part in bringing the leading architects from across the country to design and build cutting-edge infrastructure, leading to the creation of an exemplary SR university campus, spread across 170 acres in a serene, lush green environment.
In addition to being the Pro-chancellor of SR University, he holds the position of Chairman of SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX), which is a well known Technology Business Incubator with over 30,000 sq. ft. of workspace including rapid prototyping zone and maker space. The incubator has the ability to provide incubation support to startups ranging from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 50 lakhs. It has cumulatively invested over Rs. 7 crores in 43 startups. So far, it has incubated 110 startups, including 10 women led ones, with a total valuation of over Rs. 200 crore. The startups nurtured at SRiX have secured over Rs. 32 crore funding from venture capitalists, won recognition in various forums and created over 400 jobs.
Mr. Madhukar Reddy’s vision goes far beyond profits. He is driven by a profound desire to bring about positive social change. He is instrumental in offering scholarships to students from disadvantaged sections of the society to enable them to pursue higher education. He is also involved in many charitable activities through SR Foundation intended to increase human well being. With his wide range of skills and unwavering commitment, he serves as a source of inspiration for the entire SR team, motivating them to consistently pursue excellence in education and ultimately contribute to the betterment of society.


Deepak Garg Vice Chancellor of SR University
Prof. Deepak Garg
Vice Chancellor

Prof. Deepak Garg is PhD in Computer Science with specialization in Efficient Algorithm Design. With 25 years of experience he has worked as Professor and Dean, School of Computer Science at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala and Bennett University, Greater Noida. He is Distinguished Professor in Artificial Intelligence and known as one of the top voices in the country on AI. He is regular Blogger in Times of India with a nickname of "Breaking Shackles" and writes about Higher Education landscape and AI. He is on the Advisory Committee of AIRAWAT, Super Computing Mission of Govt of India to create a 1 Exaflop backbone infrastructure for the country. He has represented on various Committees at NAAC, NBA, UGC and AICTE. Working with Startup Founders is his passion and he serves on tech advisory board of Drishya.ai, ByteXL and Global AI Hub. He is the only CAC ABET Commissioner from the country and has served as PEV from last six years. He has been in the Board of Governors of IEEE Education Society, USA. He served as Chair IEEE Computer Society, India Council and IEEE Education Society, India Council. He is on Academic Councils, Board of Studies of various institutions. He has 160 publications with 1600 Citations, h-index 20 and i10 index 41. He has published in top journals including IEEE and ACM transactions. He has guided 14 PhD students. His research area is Reinforcement Learning and Generative AI. He is steering Committee Chair on Annual IEEE/Springer International Conference on Advnace Computing thats running in its 13th year. He has received research grants to the tune of 10 million INR including Royal Academy of Engineering, UK, DST, DBT, AICTE, DSCI etc. He has visited 20+ countries creating 100+ collaborations with Universities and Industry. He served as Director NVIDIA-BU Research Center on AI. He led the largest AI Ecosystem of the country known as leadingindia.ai skilling 1 million students with 700+ consortium collaborations. Prof Garg has given 350+ talks across the country as keynote speaker or Invited expert. He is on a mission to make SR University as a model for private University education in the country.



SR University

Dr. R. Archana Reddy

Registrar
Planning & Development
SR University

Dr V. Mahesh

Dean
Faculty Affairs
SR University

Dr. Gobinath R

Dean
Research & Ranking
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Dr. G. Shyamala

Dean
Planning
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Dr. J. Ajayan

Dean
PG Studies
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Prof. Koppula Vijaya Kumar

Dean
Academics
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Dr. Sudhakar

Dean
Students Welfare
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Dr. Ram Raghotham Rao Deshmukh

Dean
School of Engineering
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Dr. G. Bhupal Raj

Dean
School of Agriculture
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Dr.Indrajeet Gupta

Dean
School of Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence
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Dr. Suman Naredla

Dean
School of Business
Dr. Endla Purushotham, School of Sciences and Humanities, SR University

Dr. E. Purushotham

Dean
School of Sciences and Humanities
Devireddy Sreedevi SRiX SR University

Col B S Rao

CEO
SR Innovation Exchange(SRiX)
Dr V Mahesh School of Enginnering, SR University

Dr. P. V Raja Shekar

Director
Internal Quality Assurance Cell

Board of Advisors


Awards & Recognitions of Excellence


SR University Logo, SR University

Dean Dr.Suman Naredla, School of Business has been honored with the prestigious 'Academician Excellence Award' 2023-24, conferred by the Hyderabad Management Association.

SR University Logo, SR University

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

National Assessment and Accreditation Council NAAC, SR University

NAAC Accreditation with ‘A’ Grade.

Effective Practices of Incubation Center by Engineering Institute, SR University

Effective Practices of Incubation Center by Engineering Institute Award received in 16th World Education Summit at Hyderabad

Chevening Fellowship, SR University

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.

Achievers honoured with ‘Pride of Telangana’ awards, SR University

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.

IUCEE, SR University

Received IUCEE-EPICS Consortium Award for the contributions in Social Innovation

IUCEE Showcase Award, SR University

Ch Rajendra Prasad received IUCEE Showcase Award under the category Leadership of Teaching and Learning Centre at ICTIEE 2020

ARIIA, SR University

All India 1st Rank among the Private colleges in Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), an initiative by MHRD, Government of India

NIRF, SR University

SR University 98 All India Rank in Engineering Category

NBA Tier-I , SR University

NBA Tier-I Accreditation to all B.Tech Programs (CSE | ECE | EEE | ME | CE)

National Entrepreneurship Award 2019, SR University

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, SR University

Education Leadership Award from 25th Business School Affaire and Dewang Mehta National Education Awards

Startup Yatra, SR University

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 Best HoD of the Year award, SR University

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

TVS MOU, SR University

An MoU between the TVS industry and SR University formalizes their collaboration and partnership in the department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. It outlines the electric vehicle domain in which they will work together in terms of research, technology transfer, workforce development, and many other initiatives. The MoU will facilitate internships and placement opportunities for students in the industry, providing them with real-world experience and potential employment opportunities upon graduation.

Women in Education Award, SR University

Dr. R Archana Reddy, received Women in Education Award by 25th Business School Affaire and Dewang Mehta National Education Awards

Nari Udyamita Award, SR University

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.

Smart India Hackathon AICTE MIC Innovation Festival, SR University

Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE appreciating SR Student Start-up @ MIC Innovation Festival

AI Hackathon TATA Motors competition, SR University

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)

Smart India Hackathon SIH, SR University

One among the 19 nodal centers in India to conduct Smart India Hackathon (SIH) in 2019