Aditya Educational Institutions: Nurturing Brilliance & Fostering Global Competence

Dr. N. Sesha Reddy,    ChairmanIn the dynamic landscape of management education in India, pursuing a professional course has become increasingly popular, with numerous institutions striving to provide quality education and prepare students for leadership roles in the corporate world. Aditya Educational Institutions, part of the esteemed Aditya Academy located in Kakinada, has been a significant player in the education sector since its establishment in 2001. Aditya Engineering College, a key constituent of the Aditya Academy, was founded with the approval of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and affiliation to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK).

Rooted in a visionary endeavor that commenced in 1984, Aditya Educational Institutions has evolved into a comprehensive educational ecosystem. Initiated by Dr. N. Sesha Reddy and guided by dynamic leaders Dr. N. Satish Reddy & N. Deepak Reddy, the institution started as a small school, driven by a commitment to bring education to rural children in Andhra Pradesh. Over the years, it expanded into a vast tapestry of educational offerings, spanning Junior to Degree, Post-Graduation, Engineering, Pharmacy, Nursing, Management, and an International School.

With 60+ institutions, 6,000+ faculty, and 60,000+ students, Aditya has established a formidable presence in the education sector. Notably, the institution has ventured into technical education, setting up Engineering Colleges, Polytechnic Colleges, and Pharmacy Colleges at Surampalem. Its legacy, characterized by a unique pedagogical approach, transcends textbooks, embracing sports, cultural festivities, and spiritual engagements. Operating as a self-sustained non-profit educational society, Aditya stands as a beacon of self-reliance and commendable tenacity in the scenic environs of Kakinada.

Making a Mark as Educational Institute

Initially offering 180 seats in three undergraduate engineering and technology courses, the institution has grown exponentially, currently providing a diverse range of academic programs. The institution's commitment to academic excellence is underscored by its autonomous status granted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in 2017. Aditya Engineering College has also earned accreditation from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an 'A++' Grade during the 2nd cycle of accreditation. Furthermore, six undergraduate programs have received accreditation from the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) under Tier-1.

Recognized by the UGC under Sections 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act and awarded DSIR-SIRO recognition, Aditya Engineering College has garnered national-level accolades, including the 3rd rank in the Swacch Campus category and the 2nd rank in the Utkrisht Sansthan Vishwakarma Award. The institution's commitment to environmental sustainability is evident through initiatives like 'One student one tree' recognized by AICTE.

The institution's dedication to quality education has led to the attainment of UGC Autonomous status and the establishment of a state-level private university, solidifying Aditya Educational Institutions' position as a leading hub for academic excellence and holistic development in the realm of engineering, technology, management, and computer applications.
Nurturing Holistic Excellence

Aditya Educational Institutions, committed to holistic student development, prioritize diversity, inclusion, and integration. The institute places a strong emphasis on self-learning through MOOCs, with NPTEL rating it AA. The institute emphasizes technology readiness, providing in-house training through the Technical Hub, enhancing students' industry readiness and competitiveness. The collaborations with Red Hat Academy, Cisco, Pega, Automation Anywhere, L&T Edutech, Celonis, Comptia enable industry immersion through technology certifications. This eco-system enriched the students’ domain knowledge and offered placements at international level and super dream offers with Rs.33.64 LPA at Toyota connected corporation. Aditya has grabbed around 2484 placements till now for the outgoing batch and is still counting.

Dr. N. Satish Reddy, Vice-Chairman

In collaboration with Siemens, the institute boasts seven state-of-the-art laboratories worth Rs.5 Crores, enhancing skill development. Furthermore, Dassault Systems lab, Advanced Robot Control (ARC) lab provide students a 3D experience and hands-on robotic control. The recent tie-up with Ultratech Cement forayed a Center of Excellence to carry out research on sustainable construction materials. Workshops, guest lectures, and value-added courses enrich the learning experience. Recognized as a CM Centre of Excellence,Aditya Educational Institutions empowers students to showcase their innovative projects with notable achievements.

The focus on holistic growth extends beyond academics, with students engaging in National Service Scheme (NSS) and National Cadet Corps (NCC) to instill values of service and sportsmanship. Aditya has adopted five villages near Surampalem as part of Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan Scheme. NSS wing is active in creating awareness girl child education, ODF, Digital literacy, health & hygiene. NSS and Leo Club have received recognition from Red Cross Society for their outstanding efforts on blood donation. Technical and hobby clubs contribute to a vibrant extracurricular atmosphere.

The institute hosts temples of God and celebrates religious harmony. Aditya campus is inclusive in all forms. “Students of varying categories, religions, and geographic locations are able to receive education at the Institute without being subjected to any form of prejudice. The institute does not harbour any intolerance against the cultural, regional, linguistic, communal, socioeconomic, or any other types of diversity”, speaks Dr. N. Satish Reddy, Vice-Chairman.

Path Ahead

Motivated by a vision of national development through education, Aditya Engineering College was transformed to Aditya University, a State Private University. The memorandum of understanding with foreign universities with QS ranking be low 100 usher a new era of international academic excellence, fostering a vibrant, globally engaged educational community at Aditya University leading to joint degree certifications and joint research programmes. Industry collaborations build a synergistic relationship for internship opportunities, project-based learning, and innovative research.

On a global scale, the goal is to achieve recognition in prestigious international rankings like QS World University Rankings and The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Emphasizing specific criteria such as teaching quality, research output, citations, industry income, and international outlook, the institution has outlined a strategic plan. This plan includes enhancing research capabilities, improving teaching methodologies, fostering international collaborations, and actively engaging with industry partners.

Furthermore, the institution places a strong emphasis on infrastructure to provide educational opportunities and foster academic excellence, values, civic responsibility, and global competencies. State-of-the-art laboratories facilitate practical learning aligned with industry practices. The library, equipped with digital resources, supports academic and competitive exam preparation. Aditya's hostels offer a comfortable, hygienic environment with personalized care, catering to resident students from diverse backgrounds. Additionally, the institution provides extensive sports facilities, including a fully equipped gym and separate courts for various sports, creating a holistic and conducive environment for learning and personal development.