K L University, officially the Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, is a deemed university located in the Vaddeswaram Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh, India. K L University consists of 11 academic departments and six schools, with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological research.
Established in 1980, the college is located on a 10-acre (4.0 ha) site adjacent to Buckingham Canal, and is about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Vijayawada in Krishna District and 20 km from Guntur City. The institution is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, and is certified by ISO 9001 - 2000. It has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council with an A grade.
This university is popular in India, it is awarded as the "BEST PRIVATE UNIVERSITY" in South India and there are nearly 600 research scholars so far in the university, it was rated with 'A' GRADE University in India. The college was established in 1980 at Vaddeswaram by the late Sri Koneru Lakshmaiah and Sri K. Satyanarayana. Sri K. Lakshmaiah, who graduated from BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, came up with the idea of establishing an engineering college in order to rectify the local scarcity of engineers.
One of the main objectives of establishing the institute was to develop facilities of education in a variety of specialized engineering and technological sciences. Establishing adequate facilities for postgraduate studies and research was a focal point for the founding years. The institute has recorded 100% placements for the past eight consecutive years. affiliated to Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, the college was granted autonomy in 2003.It has acquired the status of deemed university in 2005, and is now known as Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation.
K L University's 100-acre (40 ha) campus is located 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Vijayawada and 20 km form Guntur City, on the banks of the Buckingham Canal of Krishna River. The developed area is approximately 1,000,000 square feet (93,000 m2). According to sports courts in KLUniversity: We have an indoor stadium in that 4 wooden synthetic badminton courts are there,table tennis are in indoor stadium only and all indoor sports like chess caroms and all are in indoor stadium first floor.
We have separate football, cricket and athletic grounds, and separate courts for all types of games such as basket ball, tennis and net ball.