The best degree college in the district of West Godavari in Andhra Pradesh

DNR college Bhimavaram is one of the oldest colleges in Andhra Pradesh which was started before our country obtained independence. The institute is serving the state since 1945. The college is having undergraduate courses and post-graduation courses. There are facilities for students to work for their PhD from this college. The details of this college are discussed in this article.

The Institute:

Dantuluri Narayana Raju College, Bhimavaram, West Godavari Dt. Andhra Pradesh is considered to be the best degree college in this district of Andhra Pradesh. This is an age-old college established in the year 1945 before our country obtained Independence. The college was established with an intention to bring the education institutions to the reach of the rural masses by a popular freedom fighter of that area by the name of Dantuluri Narayana Raju. The college was initially named West Godavari Bhimavaram college. The founder gave importance to the quality of education and strived for the same. The name of the college was changed to Dantuluri Narayana Raju College in the year 1964 in memory of its founder. Initially, the college was started as an undergraduate college. Later Postgraduate courses were also added in the year 1971. This is one of the first-generation private colleges in the state in which PG courses were introduced. The college is very famous in this area as DNR college. The college is having excellent infrastructure and maintains high standards of education.


The courses that are offered in this college are B.Sc B.A and B.Com at the undergraduate level and offer the following combinations.
  1. B.Sc Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  2. B.Sc Mathematics, Physics and Statistics
  3. B.Sc Mathematics, Physics and Geology
  4. B.Sc Botany, Zoology and Chemistry
  5. B.Sc Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science
  6. B.Sc Mathematics, Electronics and Computer Science
  7. B.Sc Zoology, Chemistry and Aqua Culture Technology
  8. B.Sc Mathematics, Chemistry and Geology
  9. B.Sc Micro-Biology, Bio-Chemistry and Computer Science
  10. B.Sc Geology, Physics and Chemistry
  11. B.Sc Mathematics, Chemistry and Computer Science
  12. B.Sc Mathematics, Geology and Computer Science
  13. B.Sc Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
  14. B.Sc Bio-Technology, Micro-Biology and Bio-Chemistry
  15. B.Sc Bio-Technology, Bio-Chemistry and Chemistry
  16. B.A History, Economics and Politics
  17. B.A Social Work, Economics and Politics
  18. B.A Geography, History and Special Telugu
  19. B.A Geography, History and Politics
  20. B.Com.(General)
  21. B.Com. (Computer Applications)

PG courses:
  1. M.A Economics
  2. M.A Telugu
  3. M.A Social Work
  4. M.Com
  5. M.Sc Computer science
  6. M.Sc Physics
  7. M.Sc Mathematics
  8. M.Sc Organic chemistry
  9. M.Sc Analytical Chemistry
  10. M.Sc Microbiology
  11. M.Sc Bio-Technology
  12. M.B.A Marketing, Finance and H.R
  13. M.C.A

In addition to the above courses, the college is offering guidance to students pursuing their PhD in some arts subjects. There are some specially designed certification courses which will help the students in acquiring special skills like web designing, languages etc.

The admission process:

The college admissions will be as per the regulations and procedures that are decided from time to time by the Director of Collegiate Education, Andhra Pradesh and Aadi Kavi Nannayya University Rajahmundry. The reservations and fee structures will be as per the AP State government regulations that are in force in the state. Every year the college will be releasing a broacher with all the details about admission details.


The college is having the following facilities.
  1. Academic: The teaching staff of the college are qualified and experienced. The majority of the teaching staff are having PhD qualifications. The lecture halls are well furnished and well maintained. The state of the art laboratories are having excellent equipment which will be used to train the students. Each laboratory is having non-teaching staff to attend to the individual student and guide so that students will get accustomed to the operation of the equipment. Many staff are the persons who graduated from the same college and completed their higher studies in other famous institutes. The library is one of the biggest libraries with a vast collection of books and journals.
  2. Extra circular activities: Due importance is being given to sports and students are encouraged to participate in the games and sports activities. The playground is of international standards and very well maintained. There is an auditorium. There is a student information Bureau on the campus. The students will be getting information about various avenues they have for their further studies and career.
  3. Hostels: There are hostels for boys and girls separately. The hostels are well maintained and strict discipline will be enforced in the hostels. The speciality of this college is the maintenance of a free hostel for the students who are poor and not eligible for any type of scholarship for fee reimbursement from the government. A corpus was made by collecting money from various donors around the place and the interest that is being earned from that corpus is being used for this hostel expenses.

The special features:

Even though the college was established long back, the college facilities are getting updated as and when required so that the students will get the best education and training. The laboratories and the library are also given importance and always go for modern equipment and facilities. A number of students who are graduated from this college obtained seats in very good universities in India as well as abroad for higher studies. Many students from nearby places will give first preference to this college for higher education. Students will be mentored by special observers attached to them. The student reviews will give us an idea about the best quality of education that is provided in this college. All students will be encouraged to participate in extra circular activities. The college is accorded autonomous state. The college will be inviting outside experts and arranging special lectures for the benefit of the students. All these qualities put together made this college the best in the district.


Phone: 08816 224119, 08816 224072
Address: DNR college Campus, Sri Rama Puram, Balusumoodi, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh 534202


The college is serving this part of the state and producing good citizens of tomorrow for the country. The college is recognised as a college with potential for excellence by UGC.


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