Siddhartha Academy of General Technical Education was initiated in 1975 by eminent philanthropists. The Academy today has a team of enthusiastic erudites drawn from various fields of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. The Academy has established a good number of educational Institutions that offer diverse courses ranging from KG to PG in general education besides specific courses for technical and professional education. Today with thousands of students, teaching and non-teaching staff, Siddhartha Academy has brought in a quantum leap change in the academics and established itself as one of the largest educational groups. Siddhartha institutions are affiliated to or approved by major academic governing councils or organizations. Siddhartha Educational Institutions have transformed the city into a major learning hub.
Prasad V. Potluri Siddhartha Institute Of Technology, established in 1998 at Vijayawada, is one of the thirteen educational institutions sponsored and run by Siddhartha Academy Of General And Technical Education, Vijayawada. The members of the academy are more than 200. The office bearers of the academy are elected from among them. The members are a group of well-knit industrialists, educationists, auditors and philanthropists with a vast experience in their respective fields. These institutions reflect their vision and foresight in the emerging disciplines of technological education. P.V.P.S.I.T, thus, has the advantage of inheriting high standards in education established by the long standing Academy.
To cater to the growing demand for software professionals from global organizations, PVPSIT has set up CSE branch in 1999 with an initial intake of 90 and to 120 in the following years. A post graduate course also has been introduced in the year 2007.
The Department is Headed by experienced academician Dr. K.Nageswararao assisted by 2 Professors, 3 Associate Professors, 2 Sr.Assistant Professors and 22 Assistant Professors, with sound educational background and immense experience in teaching.