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The Library is procuring the latest books to cope up with the changes in the syllabus. At present the total number of books in the Library is 39,701 in Botany, Zoology, Computers, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Microbiology, Commerce, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, Hindi, English, Telugu. Few copies of reference books are made available in the departmental libraries to enable the staff for easy accessible. The Reading Room is acquiring Newspapers in three languages, Journals and periodicals for updating latest knowledge in Science and Social Sciences.

Research Activities

The College has a Career Guidance Cell which guides the students to prepare for various competitive examinations conducted by the employment potential organizations. Interested students are also given guidance for preparing Civil Services, PG Entrance and other competitive examinations. Academic guidance is given to the students for selecting suitable courses and they are also provided with information regarding professional courses and suitable careers.

Computer Laboratories

The College has five well-established Computer Laboratories for Computer Science, Commerce and English. These provide training in Computer classes at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate levels. Internet facility is also available.

The Institution established a Computer Centre and is extending computer facility to all faculty and students. Computer training is also offered to the Non-teaching staff for their professional development and to have the administrative work fully computerized. Full time technical assistants maintain the computers and their accessories. The faculty members are provided with essential hardware and software facilities in the computer centre to prepare computer aided teaching / learning materials and packages. The time schedule for working of computer centre is flexible for all the staff members so that they can utilize their leisure time in preparing computer aided teaching material of their choice.

Research Activities

Many of the teachers pursued their research under the Faculty Improvement Programme offered by the UGC and obtained Ph.D. and M.Phil. degrees. Two Major Research Projects in Political Science and one in Public Administration Departments have been completed and two research fellows worked under these projects. Four Minor Research Projects in the Department of Chemistry and one each in Botany, Commerce and Telugu are successfully completed and results of which were published in various scientific Journals. All these projects are funded by the University Grants Commission. A Major Research Project in Chemistry awarded to Dr. T. Veeraiah, Principal with a grant of Rs. 7.21 lakh funded by the UGC is in progress. A research lab is established in the college for undertaking this project and two scholars are working for their Ph.D..