Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College was established in 1996 with an initial intake of 180 students to serve the cause of technical education in the backward region of Rayalaseema. The intake has increased exponentially to 2112 in 2017-18. The College now offers 8 B.Tech programs; 8 M.Tech programs; MCA Program; and 3 Doctoral Programs. AICTE has also accorded permission for 2nd Shift Polytechnic from the academic year 2009-10 and presently 5 Diploma courses are being offered. Today, Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College is one of the largest, most admired and sought after Institutions in Andhra Pradesh. The College is located in a sprawling campus of about 30 acres, amidst sylvan surroundings with aesthetically built infrastructure. The College is approved by AICTE and affiliated to JNTU Ananthapuramu. The College has been accorded Autonomous Status by the UGC, New Delhi in 2010-11 which was extended for six years (from 2016-17 to 2021-22). The College is known for its quality initiatives which is amply reflected in accreditations by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) for UG & PG programmes, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with ‘A’ Grade and many multinational organizations such as TCS, WIPRO & IBM. The College is successfully implementing TEQIP-II under Sub-component 1.1: Strengthening Institutions to improve Learning Outcomes and Employability of Graduates, funded by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The College has been accorded “UGC-Colleges with Potential for Excellence” status under CPE Scheme by UGC, New Delhi. It also has been accorded ‘PLATINUM’ category by CII-AICTE Survey; and was conferred with ‘A’ Grade by Department of Higher Education, Andhra Pradesh. The college participated in National Institution Ranking Frame Work (NIRF), 2017 and stood within the Rank Bank: 151-200. SIEMENS established 6 State-of-the art t-SDI laboratories. The Vision and Mission of Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College enable the Management to develop the students holistically by providing them all inputs to enhance their employability.